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Stories from Friday, March 13, 2009

Sales tax revenue dropping (03/13/09)
BENTON -- Scott County is seeing a big drop in its sales tax revenue received from the Department of Revenue in March. "It's very obvious the economy is in a shortfall right now," said Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn. Commissioners discussed the receipts during Thursday's regular meeting...
Use of prison labor to return (03/13/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will soon be using prisoner labor again -- and will be glad to have them back. During their regular meeting Thursday, county commissioners were advised by Troy Steele, superintendent of the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston, that the suspension of the county's participation in SECC's work release program will be lifted next month if the county still wants to use the prisoners...
Lady Bearcats' title run ends in semifinal round (03/13/09)
COLUMBIA -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats never say die. But on Thursday night at the Mizzou Arena, the Lady Bearcats' hopes of an undefeated season fell one game short as the Webb City Lady Cardinals did what so many could not do this season by defeating Dexter 58-47 in the Class 4 state semifinal game in Columbia...
Gigi Roy (03/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Louise "Gigi" Roy, 89, died at 8:15 a.m. on March 12, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Anna Halterman (03/13/09)
ESSEX -- Anna Estella Halterman, 76, died March 12, 2009, at the Golden Living Care Center in Bloomfield. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ronald Wolf (03/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held today at Shady Acres Church of Christ for Ronald Lloyd Wolf, 83, who died on March 11. 2009 were: Kris Wolf, Doyle Hadley, Bill Littleton, Vernon Robertson, Jim McClellan and Mark McClellan. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements...
Vivian Beard (03/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Vivian Beard, age 72, died March 12, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Missouri. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Dr. John Dernoncourt (03/13/09)
CHARLESTON -- Dr. John Ellard Dernoncourt, age 88, a resident of Charleston, died at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
W.C. Sandusky (03/13/09)
CAIRO, Ill. -- W.C. Sandusky, 73, formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died March 11, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo. 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...
Carolyn Staggs (03/13/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield for Carolyn J. Staggs, 64, who died on March 11, 2009, were: Tom Weathington, Tom Scism, Scott Gibbs, Dennis Wheatley, Kelly Limbaugh and Blad Barrett...