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Stories from Sunday, March 22, 2009

Envisioning a better tomorrow (03/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston may have a diverse population. But it seems no matter where someone lives in the community, their job, gender, ethnicity or other differences, they share common goals for the city's future. For the past nine months, city residents have worked together to form Sikeston's "Vision for Tomorrow," a process that allows residents to develop a future vision for the community. The group's final report will be presented during a public meeting Tuesday evening...
Sikeston grad makes ASU history again (03/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Last school year, Ryan Beaird made Arkansas State University history by becoming its youngest student body president ever. This year, the Sikeston High School graduate has made history again. On March 11, he was re-elected president of the student body -- a first for the Jonesboro, Ark., university...
One arrested for drug possession (03/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Detectives with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety served a search warrant Thursday morning and arrested a subject who was in possession of nearly three pounds of marijuana. Around 9:15 am, several detectives from the Sikeston's Criminal Investigations Unit responded to 167 Lee and served a search warrant, according to a Friday news release from Sgt. ...
Telethon time (03/22/09)
Sikeston Jaycees Blake Wethington and Justin Wibbenmeyer work to set up the camera stage at the Field House while setting up for the Kenny Rogers Children's Center Telethon. Events will take place Saturday and Sunday at the Field House, and more information is available online www.kennyrogerscenter.org. Organizers promise a big announcement Sunday afternoon...
Charleston, Kelly trying to fill in holes (03/22/09)
CHARLESTON -- Filling in holes in the lineup and finding position players for the field is something that nearly every high school baseball program goes through year-in and year-out. These two things are exactly what the Kelly Hawks and Charleston Bluejays programs are facing as opening day rolls around...
State Champs! Tough schedule helps Bulldogs in difficult championship game (03/22/09)
COLUMBIA -- Just this past February, the Portageville Bulldogs went through what some would call a gruesome four-game gauntlet. It consisted of an overtime thriller against Charleston, followed by a run-and-gun show the very next day against Scott County Central, then two days later faced Sikeston at the Field House which would be followed by a close game against New Madrid County Central...
Lefty Halter (03/22/09)
CHAFFEE -- Cleophas Halter, 89, died at 2:25 p.m. March 20, 2009, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Home in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rene Lefler (03/22/09)
DEXTER -- Rene Mattison Lefler, 48, died March 19, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Martha Stephens (03/22/09)
MURRAY, Ky. -- Martha Frances Brack Stephens, 90, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 6:30 p.m. March 19, 2009, in the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray. Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John W. Hodges (03/22/09)
SIKESTON -- John W. Hodges, 58, died March 21, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...
Frances Hunter (03/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Frances Magill Hunter, 95, of Sikeston, passed away at her home on Thursday, March 19, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with 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...