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Stories from Thursday, April 9, 2009

The search continues (04/09/09)
BENTON -- For nearly 30 years, Lt. Jerry Bledsoe of the Scott County Sheriff's Department has followed up on every possible lead to learn what happened when Cheryl Anne Scherer disappeared April 17, 1979. And he and co-workers will continue working until they find answers...
Missing teen remembered with service (04/09/09)
BENTON -- April 17, 1979, is a day that will live in the memories of several in the Benton area. That was the day Cheryl Anne Scherer, then 19, went missing. The daughter of Libby Scherer and the late Ray Scherer, she was abducted sometime between 11:40 and 11:50 a.m. from the Rhodes 101 on Main Street in Scott City where she worked...
Operation orange: Center spreads safety message (04/09/09)
NEW MADRID - The New Madrid Welcome Center is going orange. There are orange warning signs, orange flashing lights, orange cones and even the lighting is glowing orange. While it isn't an invasion by the Missouri Department of Transportation, it is being done in partnership with MoDOT...
Redneck BBQ filled with fun, competition (04/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Whether people enjoy barbecuing themselves or sampling the fare, there's something for everyone at this weekend's Redneck BBQ. "We have a really good time," said Darice Sawyer, administrative assistant at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, the event sponsor. "We get to meet with and talk to the teams, as well as the public that comes out."...
Accident results in serious injuries (04/09/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- A one-vehicle accident early today resulted in serious injuries for a Pemiscot County resident. The Missouri State Highway Patrol report stated that the accident occurred at 2:10 a.m. four miles south of Portageville. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Porter, Scott Central trio honored (04/09/09)
COLUMBIA -- The Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association have put together the all-state selections, coaches of the year and final team rankings for the 2008-2009 high school basketball season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bulldogs no-hit Kelly to win in five innings (04/09/09)
SIKESTON -- In Tuesday's victory over Poplar Bluff the Sikeston Bulldogs came from behind to win on a walk-off double by Charlie Bohannon in the seventh inning. On Wednesday the Bulldogs needed just five innings before Charlie Bohannon once again ended the game with a base hit, giving Sikeston a 10-0 victory over the Kelly Hawks...
Pobst throws no-hitter for Oran (04/09/09)
ORAN -- Oran's Jayden Pobst no-hit the Oak Ridge Bluejays in a 10-0 Eagle win on Wednesday afternoon. DELTA -- The Chaffee Red Devils pounded out 25 hits and blistered Delta 31-4 Wednesday afternoon. OAK RIDGE -- New Madrid County Central pitcher Kelly Robey threw her third no-hitter of the spring season, pitching six innings, striking out 15 and walking three...
Notre Dame wins pitcher's duel (04/09/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- One right after the other, Dexter's Cody Stause and Notre Dame's Colton Young would take their place on the mound. And more times than not, they would work themselves out of an inning by coming back from a 3-0 count to get a strikeout or coax a groundball when it mattered the most...
Donald Lynch (04/09/09)
BERTRAND -- Donald Ray Lynch, 68, died April 8, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Arthur Fakes (04/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Arthur Fakes, 86, died, April 8, 2009, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wanda Robey (04/09/09)
DOVER, Ark. -- Pallbearers for services conducted on Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Wanda Lee Robey, 64, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., who died on April 3, 2009, were: Joseph Abney, Josh Abney, Jordan Poyner, Billy Poyner, Chris Travis, Anthony Travis and James West...
Albert Kappler (04/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for Albert Ira Kappler, 91, who died on April 5, 2009, were: Lloyd Diamond, Mitchell Kappler, Matthew Kappler, James Hann, John Culbertson and Bob Grojean...
Vern Nelson (04/09/09)
BERNIE -- Vern Nelson, 78, died April 8, 2009, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Jewel Tanksley (04/09/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Jewel Edna Tanksley, 82, formerly of East Prairie, died April 8, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.