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Stories from Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Conway chosen for Ward 1 (05/12/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston City Council members have made their choice for the empty Ward 1 seat. Mike Conway was selected during a special meeting Monday morning to fill the Council vacancy created when Jerry Pullen was elected as mayor in April. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fox den causes mixed reaction among residents (05/12/09)
SIKESTON -- A fox den in the middle of Sikeston has created a mixed reaction among the city's residents. While many find it fun to watch the two adults and six pups playing together, others living near the den located in a sandy field bordered by Salcedo, North Kingshighway and North Main streets don't find the family so cute and cuddly...
St. Louis man arrested by Patrol (05/12/09)
NEW MADRID - A St. Louis man was taken into custody after the Missouri Highway Patrol discovered three pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Corps gears up for predicted flooding (05/12/09)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has initiated a Phase I floodfight due to high Mississippi River stages with higher stages forecasted. The area of flooding is located in the northern portion of the Memphis District...
Missed chances (05/12/09)
SIKESTON -- Disqualifications, scratches and just all-around bad luck surrounded the Sikeston boys track team on Monday afternoon during the SEMO Conference North track and field championship leading to a third place finish. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS netters drop close match to Poplar Bluff (05/12/09)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs tennis team wrapped up their regular season on Monday with a close 5-4 loss to the Poplar Bluff Mules. SIKESTON -- Cooter's Jonathan Boone pitched a three-hitter and the Wildcats cruised to their 17th victory of the spring on Monday...
Joyce Kersey (05/12/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Joyce L. Quertermous Kersey, 75, died at 8:15 a.m. May 10, 2009, at the 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...
Orbin Moore (05/12/09)
MINER -- Orbin Anzel Moore, 84, of Miner, went to be with Jesus on May 11, 2009, at his 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...
Shirley Hammock (05/12/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Shirley Hammock, 82, formerly of Morehouse, died at 7:25 p.m. May 11, 2009, at the Chateau Girardeau. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Blondie Garrison (05/12/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jeri Lynn "Blondie" Garrison, 51, died at 6 p.m. May 10, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wilbert Maben (05/12/09)
NEW MADRID -- The Rev. Wilbert Maben, 75, died May 6, 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...
Thomas Durbin (05/12/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- William Thomas "Lightning" Durbin, 54, died May 9, 2009, at Portageville. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Clarence Chaney (05/12/09)
SIKESTON -- Clarence Chaney, 67, died May 11, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home 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...