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Stories from Sunday, March 15, 2009

Corps looking at options to stop flooding in area (03/15/09)
SIKESTON -- The St. John's Bayou-New Madrid Floodway Project may not be dead after all. Danny Ward, the project's manager, said that while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reversing work on the project as ordered, they will look for other ways to protect the area from flooding...
Officials dicuss dangers of texting while driving (03/15/09)
SIKESTON -- Law enforcement officials are finding drivers operating their vehicles under a new kind of influence -- driving while texting. And driving under intextication appears to be risky, dangerous behavior. "If you're going down the road and you're trying to text, you find yourself weaving and not really paying attention," said Lt. Jim McNiell, commander of the Missouri Highway Patrol Troop E satellite office in Sikeston...
Groundwater testing in area now complete (03/15/09)
BOULDER, Colo. -- Gustavson Uranium Systems of Boulder has completed the testing of 66 water wells in Mississippi County, Mo., in its exploration program for possible uranium deposits. According to a recent news release, the company is now in the planning stages for an exploratory drilling program to help identify what its geologists believe may prove to be a significant deep uranium system underlying portions of Missouri, Tennessee and Kentucky...
Lady Bearcats end with 28-2 record (03/15/09)
COLUMBIA -- It wasn't how it was scripted but the Dexter Lady Bearcats' dream season came to an end on Friday afternoon. After heading into Thursday's Class 4 semifinal game undefeated and the top-ranked team in Class 4, the Lady Bearcats saw their state title hopes dashed by Webb City 58-47. On Friday, Dexter left Columbia with the fourth place trophy after falling to Miller Career Academy 54-50...
Prep golf: Bulldogs looking for success in 2009 (03/15/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs golf team is set to tee off on another successful season. The Sikeston lineup will blend veteran experience with an injection of young talent. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Bizzell breaking records for Lynx (03/15/09)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Former Sikeston baseball standout John Robert Bizzell continues to break records. The Standard Democrat 2005 Player of the Year, now a senior captain and starting shortstop for the Rhodes College Lynx, recorded the 200th hit and 100th RBI of his collegiate career Tuesday in a 19-3 rout of Christian Brothers University...
Eunice Wood (03/15/09)
SIKESTON -- Eunice Geneva Wood, 81, died at 5:10 p.m. March 13, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Art Keys (03/15/09)
PERKINS -- Arthur "Art" Keys, 72, died at 2:53 p.m. March 13, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Anna Halterman (03/15/09)
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...
Rich Ivester Jr. (03/15/09)
MORLEY -- Rich "Axle" Ivester Jr., 38, died March 13, 2009, at Oran. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Myron Morrison (03/15/09)
AVA, Ill. -- Myron Owen Morrison, 87, died at 10:20 a.m. March 13, 2009, at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale. Funeral arrangements are with the Wilson's Funeral Home in Ava. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vivian Beard (03/15/09)
MATTHEWS -- Vivian Dell Beard, 72, died March 12, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...