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Stories from Thursday, May 14, 2009

Celebration plans moving ahead (05/14/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's 150th anniversary may not begin for another seven months, but organizers are already working to finalize the yearlong celebration. "The idea is that the more we plan ahead, the better off we'll be," said City Manager Doug Friend...
Sikeston senior is golden (05/14/09)
SIKESTON -- After 12 years of being a Girl Scout, Megan Ragsdell had earned all the badges possible. The only thing left for Sikeston teenager to do was seek the highest honor in the organization -- the Gold Award. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Name of woman killed in accident is released (05/14/09)
SIKESTON -- The name of a woman killed while cleaning up limbs in a Tuesday afternoon accident in Sikeston has been released. Diane Phelps, 44, of Newburg, was pronounced dead in the emergency room of Missouri Delta Medical Center by Dr. Brad Angelos, according to James Donner, Scott County deputy coroner...
Lane construction (05/14/09)
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Senior photos still needed (05/14/09)
SIKESTON - The Standard Democrat will include its annual graduation section in the Monday edition of the newspaper. A number of photos are still needed for the upcoming edition and must be received by 10 a.m. Friday to be included in the publication...
Advance woman arrested for drugs (05/14/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- An Advance woman was arrested on drug charges in Stoddard County. Rhonda Marie Duncan, 46, was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance, according to a news release from Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner. Bond was set at $25,000 cash, and Duncan remained in custody as of press time...
Flying high: NMCC defeats Sikeston for first time in 13 years (05/14/09)
NEW MADRID -- As far back as he could remember, New Madrid County Central senior Clint Tanner hasn't beaten a Sikeston baseball team since his little league days almost 10 years ago. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Valle wins slugfest over Oran, 17-11 (05/14/09)
ORAN -- For five innings the Oran Eagles looked as if they would have Valle Catholic's number one more time. The Eagles downed the Warriors last season in the playoffs, paving the way to the state playoffs in Springfield. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kelly evens record (05/14/09)
PIEDMONT -- The Kelly Hawks bounced right back from Tuesday's loss at Scott City to defeat the Clearwater Tigers on the road Wednesday afternoon by a final of 4-3 in eight innings. COOTER -- The Cooter Wildcats won their 17th game in-a-row Wednesday afternoon, defeating South Pemiscot 5-2...
SEMO's Nutt adds second assistant (05/14/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- First-year Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Dickey Nutt wants to make recruiting in talent-rich Memphis, Tenn., a top priority. Nutt believes he took a major step in aiding that cause with the hiring of one of his former players...
Ozia Bronner (05/14/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Ozia Lee Jennings Bronner, 67, died April 24, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Foster's Services for Funerals LLC of St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
David Medlin (05/14/09)
DEXTER -- David Denton Medlin, 70, died May 13, 2009, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. 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...
Orbin Moore (05/14/09)
MINER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Orbin Anzel Moore, 84, who died May 11, 2009, were: Larry Hancock, Ryan Blincoe, Kenny Brewer, Chadd Moore, Greg Bailey and Grayling Nicholson.
Jenny Bartusch (05/14/09)
SCOTT CITY -- Virginia Lee "Jenny" Bartusch, 52, died May 12, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bobby Adams (05/14/09)
DEXTER -- Bobby Gene Adams, 77, died May 13, 2009, at his home. Born Sept. 13, 1931, in Malden, to the late Joe and Edna Hope Adams, he was a 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...
Nora Cauley (05/14/09)
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. -- Nora Evelyn Cauley, 88, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died May 13, 2009 at the Pine Ridge Care Center in Elizabethton. 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...