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Stories from Sunday, April 19, 2009

MDMC joins new wristband policy (04/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Missouri Delta Medical Center is joining hospitals across the state in adopting a new wristband standard to prevent medical confusion. A statewide survey by the Missouri Center for Patient Safety found that colored wristbands are commonly used to alert hospital personnel that patients have allergies, are prone to falling or have do-not-resuscitate orders...
2 arrests in Scott County traffic stop (04/19/09)
BENTON -- Erratic driving led to a drug arrest in Scott County on Thursday. Two Scott County Sheriff's Department detectives made a vehicle stop on State Highway 77, east of Benton, after observing a vehicle that was operated erratically, according to a news release from Sheriff Rick Walter. The vehicle was driven very slowly and weaving all over the roadway, detectives stated...
Go blue (04/19/09)
Staff of the Children's Division 33rd Judicial Circuit, Bootheel Mental Health and Juvenile office release blue and white balloons Friday, in observance of "Go Blue Day" for the Children's Division. April is Child Abuse Prevention month in Missouri, and officials say prevention efforts are the best hope for reducing the incidence of child abuse and neglect...
Member growth cultivates new trees (04/19/09)
SIKESTON - The January ice storm left hundreds of trees in Sikeston's city parks damaged or destroyed. Now, thanks to the generosity of some public radio listeners, some of those are being replaced. As a part of their Spring Membership Campaign, KRCU at Southeast Missouri State University is planting trees in communities across their listening area with a majority planted in the Sikeston, Bernie and Cape Girardeau. ...
Depot opens back door in fundraising effort (04/19/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Depot Museum will again open its back door to the public with a sale of treasures and baked goods in Downtown Sikeston. The Sikeston Depot's third annual Backdoor Bazaar Sale will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25 and held in conjunction with the Sikeston in Bloom Festival. The festival, which is sponsored by the Historic Midtown Development Group, starts at 10 a.m...
Local teams shine in Sikeston Relays (04/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Some of the area's premier track and field talent was on display in fine weather as 10 schools competed at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium on Friday in the Bulldogs' Twilight Relays. The weather Friday was made-to-order, and the benefits of the good day showed in the times, distances, and heights...
Sikeston gets past Dexter (04/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Jordan Williams gave up a first inning shot off the bat of Dexter's leadoff batter Ben Mills on a hanging curveball to open the game up Friday afternoon and just like that the Sikeston Bulldogs quickly fell 1-0 to the Bearcats. That one hit however, along with another to Mills and a double to Caleb Miller was all that Williams allowed for the duration of his seven innings on the mound as he picked up the fifth victory for the Sikeston Bulldogs this season as they won 5-2...
Harold Moore (04/19/09)
COMMERCE -- Harold Jackson Moore, 89, died at 3:50 p.m. April 16, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition....
Trip Koehler (04/19/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU-- Trip McLaren Koehler, newborn son of Erik Michael and Madalyn Graham Koehler, died April 15, 2009, in Wichita, Kan. The Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Chaffee is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...