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Stories from Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Charleston readies for visitors (04/14/09)
CHARLESTON -- Two months ago, Claudia Arington never would have thought the dogwood trees and azaleas in Charleston would look how they do now. "Now, I truly think this year the stars of our Dogwood-Azalea Festival will be the azaleas," said the Charleston Chamber of Commerce director. "On Sunday when the sun was out I drove around town and the ones that are blooming are beautiful. They may be a little misshapen, but they are still pretty."...
Sisterhood of the matching quilts (04/14/09)
CHARLESTON -- Of the 100 or so quilts Darlene Jackson has handmade since she was a preschooler, the five identical ones she completed in 2008 are among her favorites. That's because they were created to symbolize the unity of sisterhood between herself and her four sisters...
Census 2010 work has begun (04/14/09)
SIKESTON -- If you see someone looking around your neighborhood, take a second look: it could be a Census 2010 worker. Census workers are now in the field in this area, according to Hortencia Wilcox, office manager for the local Census office in Springfield...
Burglary suspect charged (04/14/09)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man is charged with burglarizing three Sikeston businesses early Sunday. Steven Lamar Turk, 37, is charged with second degree burglary, property damage and felony stealing.
Bond set in fatal shooting (04/14/09)
NEW MADRID - A man charged in the shooting death of a Sikeston woman is scheduled to return to court at 9 a.m. April 23. Brandon A. Lane is charged with the death of Nikia Latrice Williams, 28. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lady Mules blank SHS (04/14/09)
SIKESTON -- The Poplar Bluff Lady Mules used speed and penalty kicks to down the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs 3-0 Monday evening at the Sikeston Recreation Complex. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Judy Waters (04/14/09)
MATTHEWS -- Judy Ann Waters, 52, died April 13, 2009 at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Thelma Hagy (04/14/09)
DUDLEY -- Thelma Wanda Lee Hagy, 69, died April 13, 2009, at her home. 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...
Rachel Mix (04/14/09)
CHARLESTON -- Rachel Ann Mix, 75, died April 13, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...
Leonard Watkins (04/14/09)
LILBOURN -- Leonard Watkins, 68, died April 13, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dr. Thomas Pinkstaff (04/14/09)
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Dr. Thomas Hugh Pinkstaff, longtime Lexington pediatrician, died Sunday, Apr. 12, 2009, at 72. Funeral arrangements are with the Kerr Brothers Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jack Barber (04/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Seaborn Jack Barber, 75, who died on April 13, 2009, will be: Brent Barber, Daniel Barber, Victor Stephens II, Jeromy Jordan, Gage Barber and Jason Pounds...
James Warren (04/14/09)
BERTRAND -- James Marshall Warren, 70, died April 13, 2009 at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Margaret Moore (04/14/09)
CHARLESTON -- Margaret Anthony Moore, 85, died at 11 p.m. April 11, 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...
Anza Henderson (04/14/09)
DEXTER -- Anza Henderson, 93, died April 13, 2009, in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Joseph L. Hillis (04/14/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Joseph Lee Hillis, 81, died April 12, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Fitch-Hillis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...