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Stories from Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Rooms for a song (03/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Purple martin houses are being put up all over the area, but so far, only a few landlords have spotted the insect-eating birds. According to the Purple Martin Conservation Association's Arrival Study, nine purple martin adult males were spotted in Missouri since March 1, including one Friday by Jo Lita Nolen in East Prairie and Sunday by Bill Grant in Sikeston...
'Vision' project takes next step (03/10/09)
SIKESTON -- The city is moving forward with its Vision for Tomorrow while the city's largest economic development project continues to materialize. Sikeston City Council members approved a bill creating a Strategic Plan Implementation Commission for the Vision for Tomorrow during the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday...
Couple enters guilty pleas on federal drug distribution charges (03/10/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Texas couple pled guilty Friday to a federal felony drug charge last year in Stoddard County. Edward Sanchez, 48, and Tina Christine Esquivel, 46, of Fort Worth, Texas, entered pleas of guilty to one felony count of possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. Both appeared before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. in Cape Girardeau...
Assault leads to stabbing (03/10/09)
SIKESTON -- More details have become available concerning a weekend stabbing in Sikeston. Karlos Ray Draper, 42, of 226 Westgate in Sikeston, is charged with first degree assault and armed criminal action in connection with the stabbing of Jeremy West, 21...
State tournament play begins (03/10/09)
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New SEMO coach to be named Thursday (03/10/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A news conference has been scheduled to name the new basketball coach at Southeast Missouri State University. Southeast athletic director John Shafer will make the announcement at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the north concourse of the Show Me Center...
Patricia Parks (03/10/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Patricia Ruth Parks, 75, formerly of Bertrand, died March 8, 2009, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are with the Cotrell Funeral Chapel in Poplar Bluff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Stephen Craft (03/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Stephen Ray Craft, 56, died March 9, 2009, at his home. Born Aug. 16, 1952, in Bernie, to Opal Wise Borders of Sikeston and the late Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Darrell Ellis (03/10/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Darrell Ellis, 66, died March 8, 2009, at the Portageville Heritage Home. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Guy Nichols (03/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Guy Nichols, 76, died March 9, 2009, at the Miner Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Joy Baker (03/10/09)
CHAFFEE -- Joy H.C. Baker, 99, died at 7:05 a.m. March 9, 2009, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rosetta Mattox (03/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Rosetta Mattox, 82, died at 6:55 a.m. March 7, 2009, at the Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...