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Stories from Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Man is charged with child abuse (04/01/09)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man is in jail for seriously injuring his girlfriend's 8-month-old child who remains in critical condition and on life support. Kevin Cortez Dixon, 18, of Sikeston was arrested Monday and later charged with child abuse and first-degree assault with serious bodily injury, according to a Sikeston Department of Public Safety news release...
April Calendar Girl (04/01/09)
Ariel Reynolds, daughter of Jeff and Jennifer Reynolds, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for April. Reynolds, fourth alternate in the 2008 Miss Sikeston Contest, plans to attend nursing school after graduation.
Drug charges filed against couple (04/01/09)
BENTON -- An Oran couple were arrested on drug charges Monday by the Scott County Sheriff's Department. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
911 address process is set (04/01/09)
BENTON -- Scott County officials have established a process they hope will ensure 911 addresses are assigned in a timely manner. "We're trying to alleviate some of our addressing issues we've been having," said Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Officer attacked by dog while serving warrant (04/01/09)
SIKESTON -- A search warrant executed at a Sikeston home Tuesday led to the arrest of four individuals and a dog attack on a Sikeston officer. At 8:54 a.m. Tuesday Sikeston's Special Operations Group Team served the warrant at 511 Matthews St. in Sikeston, according to Sikeston Department of Public Safety. ...
Municipal issues draw residents to polls in New Madrid County (04/01/09)
NEW MADRID - New Madrid County residents will decide who will lead their communities and their school districts when they go to the polls on April 7. Neither candidate is opposed for office in Canalou with Phillip Wilson seeking election as Ward 1 alderman and in Ward 2, Gary Deen is on the ballot for alderman. Also voters will decide whether to allow the city aldermen to appoint the chief of police...
Kelly downs Mules (04/01/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Dustin Crowden broke a 1-1 tie in the fourth inning with a solo home run to right field and Ethan Lee added a three-run blast in the fifth to lift the Hawks. Ryan Essner threw a complete-game six-hitter for the win, striking out four and walking two...
Johnson to run for Maryville (04/01/09)
BENTON -- One thing that Kelly High School cross country runner Tara Johnson has learned throughout her four year high school career is to work hard for whatever she sets her mind upon. Johnson's hard work has now paid off as she heads to Maryville University to pursue both a collegiate running career and a major in physical therapy...
Cardinals trump the Yankees (04/01/09)
Baseball is officially under way and there's some surprising talent on the diamond from a few of the local schools. There's no doubt that the talent pool in southeast Missouri has been high in recent years and that the kids this season have a lot to do to prove themselves worthy of such accolades that have been handed out over the past few seasons...
Margaret Dorris (04/01/09)
SIKESTON -- Margaret Nora Dorris, 63, died March 31, 2009, at her home, following a battle with cancer. She was born Sept. 23, 1945, in Arcadia, to the late Robert Lee Lotz and Julia Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston...
James Litzler (04/01/09)
MAINEVILLE, Ohio -- James Grant Litzler, 82, formerly of Dudley, Mo., died March 27, 2009, at Otterbein Lebanon Retirement Center in Lebanon. Born May 9, 1921, in Dudley, son of the late John H. Litzler and Alma Francis LFuneral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter...
Doris McCoy (04/01/09)
DEXTER -- Doris McCoy, 75, died March 31, 2009, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Lloyd Stewart (04/01/09)
WRIGHT CITY -- Lloyd H. Stewart, 76, died March 17, 2009, at his home. Born Feb. 2, 1933, in Hayward, he was the son of the late Lloyd H. and Beulah Glover Stewart. 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...
Mary Killmer (04/01/09)
DEXTER -- Mary Killmer 74, died March 28, 2009, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rosie Betts (04/01/09)
CHARLESTON -- Rosie P. Betts, 72, died March 29, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral HOme of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...