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Stories from Monday, March 23, 2009

Telethon wraps up (03/23/09)
SIKESTON -- The Kenny Rogers Children's Center annual telethon over the weekend came in just shy of its $300,000 goal, with a final total of $280,007 in donations. As the lights began to dim on the event, organizers made a big announcement that could bring in extra funds for the Center, which serves children from across the Bootheel area...
Books for a bargain (03/23/09)
SIKESTON -- As the Sikeston Public Library makes room for new items on its bookshelves, local residents will have the chance to benefit from those materials left behind. The library's annual used book sale will be from 5-8 p.m. April 2 (no early previews), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 4 and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 ($1 per bag on Sunday only). The sale will be in the community room...
Several injured in two accidents (03/23/09)
SIKESTON - A sleepy driver had a rough awakening early Sunday morning. At 5:50 a.m. Sunday, at the Sikeston City limits along Highway 60, Andrew W. Sitzs, 24, of Brownwood was driving eastbound when he fell asleep, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. Sitzs' vehicle went into the median and overturned, ejecting the driver...
2008-2009 Scott Central Braves: State Champs! (03/23/09)
COLUMBIA -- Nothing could have stopped them. Not that day. Not that game. They needed to fill that void. The void of satisfaction that had been eluding them for too long. The Scott County Central Braves can say that now they are finally satisfied. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Hodges II (03/23/09)
SIKESTON -- John W. Hodges II, 58, formerly of Charleston, died March 21, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. 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...
Josie A. Peppers (03/23/09)
PUXICO -- Josie A. Peppers, 92, died March 19, 2009, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center in Puxico. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Verla Spears (03/23/09)
DEXTER -- Verla Spears, 93, died March 20, 2009, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jerry Sindle (03/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Jerry Sindle, 64, died March 22, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Margie Vanpool (03/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Margie Hurst Vanpool, 77, died March 22, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Clara Cope (03/23/09)
BERTRAND -- Clara M. Cope, 66, died March 23, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.