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Stories from Thursday, October 1, 2009

Former official charged (10/01/09)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - A former New Madrid County official is charged with three counts of stealing from those under her care. Nancy C. Pardon, who served as the New Madrid County public administrator until resigning in August 2008, is accused of a class B felony of stealing for the theft of at least $25,000 in cash and checks from one of those under her care...
Governor visits (10/01/09)
news@standard-democrat.com MARSTON -- Noranda Aluminum, the largest employer in Southeast Missouri, is returning to full production. The importance of that announcement Wednesday was reflected in who was on the stage set up in front of the plant's administrative office in the St. Jude Industrial Park...
Bootheel man is in custody for hurting a toddler (10/01/09)
news@standard-democrat.com CARUTHERSVILLE - A Pascola man is faces assault charges for seriously injuring a toddler. At 7 a.m. Wednesday, Pemiscot County Sheriff's deputies and medical personnel were called about a child not breathing at a residence north of Pascola...
Many events planned for downtown festival Saturday (10/01/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although the Cotton Carnival is no longer held downtown, there will be plenty of hustle and bustle at American Legion Park this Saturday. The third annual Downtown Cotton Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will feature food and craft vendors as well as children's games...
Three arrested for graffiti (10/01/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Three persons are in custody for spray painting graffiti on businesses and the Caruthersville Public Library. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Flu postpones local school (10/01/09)
CHARLESTON -- The flu has shut the Charleston R-1 school district down for the rest of the week, postponing homecoming. A spokesperson at the for the school district at the superintendent's office confirmed today that all of Charleston's schools, kindergarten through grade 12, will not be in session today or Friday due to a high number of absences caused by influenza...
Sikeston, NMCC set to clash (10/01/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- Two of the area's premiere football teams will meet Friday in a game many football enthusiast circled on their calendars at the beginning of the season. The undefeated Sikeston Bulldogs will travel to face the one-loss New Madrid County Central Eagles in what could be a classic match-up...
Sikeston netters drop close match to Dexter (10/01/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs dropped a close match with the Dexter Lady Bearcats on Wednesday afternoon with a final of 6-3. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dock perfect in Kelly victory (10/01/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- Kelly senior pitcher Danielle Dock picked a good day to step up big for her club. Dock led the charge in a no-hit pitching performance, giving the Lady Hawks their 16th victory of the season as they defeated the visiting Oran Lady Eagles 3-0 on Senior Day...
Sikeston thumps Saxony (10/01/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team picked up another win Wednesday, as they downed the Lady Crusaders of Saxony Lutheran 17-2 in Jackson. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Emma Treadwell (10/01/09)
HOWARDVILLE -- Emma Treadwell, 86, died Sept. 28, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Diane Blades (10/01/09)
CHAFFEE -- Diane V. Blades, 70, died Sept. 29, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Frances Edwards (10/01/09)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted on Tuesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Frances Lorene Edwards, 81, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Sikeston, who died on Sept. 27, 2009 were: Tim Holman, William Holman, Steve Holman, Mike McDonnold, Wayne Noe and Ben Chessor...
Gary Burns (10/01/09)
PERKINS -- Gary Wayne Burns, 59, died Sept. 29, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carolyn Rayburn (10/01/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carolyn Charlene Rayburn, 66, died at 5 a.m. Sept. 30, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bessie Case (10/01/09)
ESSEX -- Bessie Case, 94, died Sept. 30, 2009, at Southern Missouri Healthcare 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...
Timothy Beck (10/01/09)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Timothy James "T.J" Beck, 18, formerly of Sikeston, who died on Sept. 24, 2009, were: Chris Beck, Nathan Beck, Jordy Knuckles, Skyler Tackett, Austin Russom and James Jackson...