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Stories from Friday, April 10, 2009

Todd, Hodges oppose removal of drug courts (04/10/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- State Reps. Steve Hodges and Tom Todd on Thursday voted against legislation that would strip the Bootheel of two drug court commissioners and relocate those positions to other parts of the state. However, the bill passed the House of Representatives on a 94-63 vote...
County, Charleston may team up for ditch project (04/10/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County and the city of Charleston may team up on local match money for a ditch project in the city. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, Dan Gruen, Charleston's city manager, asked commissioners to sponsor a grant application to fund improvements on Ditch 14 within the city limits...
Guys have prom style, too (04/10/09)
SIKESTON -- Girls may want to find the perfect dress, shoes and hairdo for their high school proms, but the guys want to look just as good. And today's young men have more choices than ever when it comes to choosing their tuxedo and accessories. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Asphalt paving to begin (04/10/09)
BENTON -- Scott County is preparing for its blacktopping season. "We're working on replacing culverts," Norman Brant, superintendent of the Highway Department, reported to commissioners during the regular meeting on Thursday. Workers are also replacing pipes in anticipation of the April 21 start date...
One dead after wreck in Tanner (04/10/09)
TANNER -- An accident on Route ZZ, just west of Sikeston proved fatal for one Perryville, man Thursday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Donald E. Blair, 41, was traveling eastbound on the roadway when when his 1997 Dodge lost control as it was crossing a bridge and landed in a ditch seven-tenths of a mile west of Route BB...
Dexter outlasts Scott City in slugfest, 19-13 (04/10/09)
DEXTER -- It took three hours, 32 runs, 24 hits, 19 walks and three hit batters for the Scott City Rams and Dexter Bearcats to get through a seven inning game on Thursday afternoon. The contest, which also featured a combined 11 errors, finally ended in favor of the Bearcats by a score of 19-13...
Cooter defeats Holcomb (04/10/09)
COOTER -- Cooter's Logan Edwards improved to 3-0 on the season with a 7-1 win over Holcomb Thursday afternoon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Sikeston grad leads Delta St. to victory (04/10/09)
ITTA BENA -- The Lady Statesmen split the season series with five-time defending Southwest Athletic Conference Champion Mississippi Valley State, defeating the Delta Devilettes 7-6. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Jewel Tanksley (04/10/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Jewel Edna Lee Tanksley, 82, formerly of East Prairie, died at 10:44 p.m. April 8, 2009, in the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Arthur Fakes (04/10/09)
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...
Vern Nelson (04/10/09)
BERNIE -- Vern Nelson, 78, died April 8, 2009, in the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center at Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cecil Sisney (04/10/09)
COLUMBIA -- Cecil Adelbert Sisney, 81, died April 1, 2009, at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia. Funeral arrangements are with the Riser Funeral Home of Columbia. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Laverne Jones (04/10/09)
ANNISTON - Laverne T. Jones, 83, died at 9:30 a.m. April 09, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Donald Phillips (04/10/09)
DEXTER -- Donald C. Phillips, 83, died April 8, 2009, at the John Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center in St. Louis. 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...
Norma Woodiel (04/10/09)
DEXTER -- Norma Woodiel, 93, died April 9, 2009, at the Cypress Point Health Care Center in Dexter. Tentative arrangements are set for visitation tonight with Saturday services. Arrangements are under the direction of the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home...
Bessie Matlock (04/10/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Bessie Faye Matlock, 75, died April 10, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Gladys Mathis (04/10/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Gladys Mathis, 90, died at 9:15 p.m. April 9, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.