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Stories from Friday, April 3, 2009

Celebrating the community's best (04/03/09)
SIKESTON -- There was a real celebration at the Sikeston Field House on Thursday night. More than 400 people came together to honor the best of the best individuals, groups and businesses in the Sikeston-Miner community, at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce's 59th Annual Awards Banquet, "Let's Celebrate."...
Ways to cut down on 'junk' are sought (04/03/09)
CHARLESTON -- Maybe the third time will be the charm. Mississippi County Commissioner Robert Jackson said during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday that he would like to have a try at establishing a county planning and zoning commission...
Crews will assist clearing debris from Sikeston roads (04/03/09)
BENTON -- The Sikeston Special Road District will get some assistance in clearing debris from the ice storm from the county roads it manages. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Several races on Mississippi County ballots (04/03/09)
CHARLESTON -- City officials and school board members will be elected by Mississippi County voters during Tuesday's election. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Scott County meth lab seized, one arrested (04/03/09)
BENTON -- A Scott County mobile meth lab seizure led to the Wednesday arrest of an East Prairie man. Colby L. Davis, 28, of East Prairie is charged with class B felony of attempting to manufacture a controlled substance with the intent to distribute, class D felony of resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony and class A misdemeanor receiving stolen property...
Seniors to star at showcase (04/03/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The 2009 BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza is set for April 3rd and 4th at Three Rivers Community College. The event will feature the area's best basketball and volleyball athletes in a two-day contest with volleyball taking place on Friday and basketball on Saturday...
Porter to MSU (04/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Bulldog basketball standout Michael Porter verbally committed to Missouri State University in Springfield on Thursday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Area golf tourney honored by AJGA (04/03/09)
BRASELTON, Ga. -- For the second consecutive year, the Dalhousie Junior Championship earned the American Junior Golf Association's Tournament of the Year award, the AJGA announced Thursday. The second-year tournament, held Aug. 11-14 at Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau, Mo., once again showcased the AJGA, its members, sponsors and host facility better than any other tournament on the Association's 84-event schedule, and became the first ever repeat winner of the award...
Earlyne Barnes (04/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Janice Earlyne Barnes, 86, died at 12:48 a.m. April 2, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Garner (04/03/09)
DEXTER -- Bill Garner, 70, died April 2, 2009, at St. Louis University Hospital. 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...
George Smith Jr. (04/03/09)
SIKESTON -- George Smith Jr., 94, formerly of Edwards, Miss., died April 1, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Doris McCoy (04/03/09)
DEXTER -- Doris June McCoy, 75, died March 31, 2009, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. 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...
Elva Townsend (04/03/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Elva Townsend, 87, died April 1, 2009, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ralph Beckman (04/03/09)
BERNIE -- Ralph Beckman, 86, died April 2, 2009, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Arrangements for private family services at the Bernie Cemetery are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home.