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Stories from Thursday, April 16, 2009

Area residents join nationwide protest (04/16/09)
SIKESTON - Dale Walker came all dressed up for this tea party. The Sikeston resident donned a wig, striped shirt and a pirate patch and carried a sign announcing "The real pirates are in Washington, D.C." as he joined a large crowd in the Legion Park on Wednesday...
'Impressed' Emerson tours Orgill facility (04/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Despite the challenging economic times, there is a bright spot for Sikeston, with the ongoing construction at the Orgill Distribution Center. And United States Representative Jo Ann Emerson got to see that firsthand on Wednesday, in a tour of the facility...
Former court clerk is sentenced (04/16/09)
NEW MADRID - A former Scott County clerk accused of stealing was sentenced Tuesday. Stacy Forck, who was charged with theft/stealing, for the theft of $2,688.50 from the Scott County Clerk's office on Nov. 12, was granted imposition of suspended sentence during her appearance Tuesday before Judge Fred Copeland...
Area schools are honored today (04/16/09)
JEFFERSON CITY - Twenty-six school districts in the southeast Missouri area will be honored by state education officials at a banquet Thursday evening in Cape Girardeau. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Porter makes it official (04/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Bulldog standout Michael Porter will take his game from the hardwood of the Sikeston Field House to the gymnasium of the Missouri State University Bears in the fall. Porter, named four times to the first team all-state list in Missouri, will graduate in May from Sikeston and said he's ready to further his education as well as his game at MSU...
Sikeston keeps winning streak alive with win (04/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Strong pitching and solid defense were two key aspects of the Sikeston Bulldogs' 3-1 victory over the visiting Kennett Indians on Wednesday afternoon. The win is the fourth consecutive for the Bulldogs as they welcome in the Jackson Indians today...
Lady Eagles use quick runs to put away Dexter (04/16/09)
NEW MADRID -- With four quick runs in the bottom of the first inning, the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles felt that would be all they needed, especially with the likes of Kelly Robey going for them in the circle. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Freshman's penalty kicks lift the Lady Bulldogs (04/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Two penalty kicks from freshman Kristin King was what propelled the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs past the visiting Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs on Wednesday night for the 2-1 win. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Oran no-hits Scott Central (04/16/09)
ORAN -- The Oran Eagles no-hit the Scott Central Braves on Wednesday afternoon 10-0 in six innings to improve to 5-2 on the season. For the complete roundup and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Della Arbuckle (04/16/09)
LILBOURN -- Della F. Arbuckle, 77, died April 10, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Woodward (04/16/09)
ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Charles Davis "Dave" Woodward, 65, died April 5, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Cremation Society of the South in Marietta. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Stevenson (04/16/09)
SEDALIA -- James J. Stevenson, 86, died April 13, 2009, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marie Yeakey (04/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Marie Weekley Yeakey, 91, died at 10:53 a.m. April 15, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Hallie Rodgers (04/16/09)
CHARLESTON -- Hallie Jeter Rodgers, 86, died April 15, 2009, at her home in Charleston. 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...
Dorothy Odum (04/16/09)
DEXTER -- Dorothy Myers Odum, 81, died April 14, 2009, at Malden Nursing Center in Malden. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kevin Melrose (04/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Kevin Matthew Melrose, 47, died at 4:52 a.m. April 15, 2009, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Luthell Brewer (04/16/09)
SIKESTON -- Luthell Brewer, 74, died April 15, 2009, at the 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...
Steven Webb (04/16/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Steven Curren Webb, 56, died April 15, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Chet Walters (04/16/09)
DEXTER -- Chester G. "Chet" Walters, 87, died April 15, 2009, at the Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...