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Stories from Friday, April 17, 2009

Council awards new bid for limb pickup (04/17/09)
SIKESTON -- The FEMA-funded storm debris pickup hit a snag but things should be back on track. The company slated to receive the contract to pick up limbs from the January ice storm, Bolen Brothers/KAL Disaster Recovery, which bid for the work at $3.04 per cubic yard, "apparently did not provide their performance bond," said Councilman Mike Bohannon...
Spring shopping (04/17/09)
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Bernie principal is set to be honored for accomplishments (04/17/09)
BERNIE -- Scott Mercer said always knew he wanted to be a teacher. It was his Nasvhille, Tenn., junior high teacher, Glenda Higgins who inspired Mercer to pursue his dream. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
E-911 to add more details (04/17/09)
BENTON -- There will be some changes in the way Scott County and its ambulance districts document emergency calls. On Thursday, commissioners met with representatives of the NBC fire protection district and North Scott County Ambulance District during their regular session. The meeting was in response to concerns brought up by Shawna Smith, who works with both agencies...
Ditch project contribution to be mostly in-kind (04/17/09)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's contribution to a ditch project in Charleston will be mostly in kind. County Clerk Junior DeLay updated commissioners during their regular County Commission meeting Thursday on recent correspondence with Connie Duke, development director for the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission at Dexter, regarding the application for a Community Development Block Grant to fund improvements to Ditch 14 within the city limits...
Suspected human remains found (04/17/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Local and federal authorities will begin searching an area east of Poplar Bluff today after suspected human remains were found near the home of an elderly woman who has been missing for more than five years.
Man sentenced for assault (04/17/09)
NEW MADRID - A Matthews man was sentenced Wednesday in connection with a 2006 assault. Richard C. Walton entered guilty pleas in New Madrid County Circuit Court Wednesday and was sentenced to seven years in the Department of Corrections. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Jackson pitching silences Bulldogs (04/17/09)
SIKESTON -- The Jackson Indians used stellar pitching and consistent offense to snap a four-game Sikeston Bulldog winning streak Thursday, winning 5-0 at VFW Memorial Park. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eagles outlast Bluejays (04/17/09)
CHARLESTON -- What started off as a scoreless battle between hurlers on Thursday afternoon ended with a six-run win. The Oran Eagles outlasted the Charleston Bluejays on the mound and on the scoreboard with a 7-1 win at Hillhouse Park as each team's No. 1 starter took the mound in Jayden Pobst and James Naile...
NMCC routs East Prairie (04/17/09)
NEW MADRID -- Things didn't start out well for New Madrid County Central softball team, but it turned around quickly as the Lady Eagles posted a 15-0 win over East Prairie Thursday afternoon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston netters win their first match of season (04/17/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs tennis team picked up their first victory of the season on Thursday afternoon as they defeated the Charleston Bluejays 6-3 in the varsity match. The win puts the Bulldogs' record at 1-2 on the year. CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston golf team finished ninth out of 23 in the Saxony Lutheran golf tournament at Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau...
Wilma Armes (04/17/09)
SHREVEPORT, La. -- Wilma E. Armes, 80, formerly of Vanduser, Mo., died at 7 p.m. April 15, 2009, at the home of her granddaughter. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Arthur Moore (04/17/09)
DEXTER -- Arthur Eanes Moore, 90, died April 16, 2009, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins & 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...
Johnny Morrison (04/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Thursday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Johnny Ray Morrison, 45, who died April 13, 2009, were: Bobby Casey, Brian Hillyard, Phillip Haynes, Darrel Ligget, Rickey Fodge, Austin Hulls, Rodney Croney and Jerry Perkey...
Marie Yeakey (04/17/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for Marie Yeakey, 91, who died April 15, 2009, will be: Thomas Brack, Charles Earnest Moxley, Gordan Brownfield, John Southern, Dick Baker and Charles Manley. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. Services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First Church of the Nazarene...
Leonard Riddell (04/17/09)
MALDEN -- Leonard Riddell, 57, died April 15, 2009, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Junior DeProw (04/17/09)
GIDEON -- Junior DeProw, 62, formerly of Tallapoosa, died April 15, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.