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Stories from Friday, October 23, 2009

TRCC looks to expand in Sikeston (10/23/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Three Rivers Community College is looking to expand its Sikeston Center -- but first, it needs to find a new, bigger location. With about 300 students, Sikeston is the biggest satellite center the college has, but there is potential for more growth -- perhaps doubling enrollment -- said Devin Stephenson, TRCC president...
On a mission (10/23/09)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - The sounds of hammers and drills filled Mission Missouri's new wing Thursday as young men in hard hats worked to install electrical wiring. The seven workers were on a mission of their own - to test their skills in the real world and to make a difference in the community...
Traffic stop results in two arrests (10/23/09)
BENTON - A traffic stop by a Scott County deputy led to the discovery of methamphetamine and items used in the production of the illegal drug. Deputy Rhonda Elder arrested David Turner, 25, and Gene Summers, 30, both of Chaffee on Wednesday night after being stopped for a traffic violation...
Two charged with intent to manufacture (10/23/09)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety and the SEMO Drug Task Force arrested two New Madrid County residents for attempting to manufacture methamphetamine. Marvin Hornburg, 58, of Marston and his nephew, Daniel Caine Hornburg, 30, of Lilbourn were charged Thursday with attempting to manufacture methamphetamine by New Madrid County Prosecutor Lewie Recker...
Bids to be solicited for ditch work (10/23/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will seek bids for work on the Yellow Dog Ditch and a Yellow Dog lateral. Mark Nussbaum, area engineer for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, brought in Emergency Watershed Protection Program funding paperwork for the county commission to sign during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Scott County board members reappointed (10/23/09)
BENTON -- Scott County reappointed members to two of its boards Thursday. Kevin Holt of rural Benton was reappointed to a three-year term on the Johnson Grass Board and Terry DeHart of Commerce was reappointed to a three-year term to the Levee District 2 Board...
New agent wins bid for Chaffee license office (10/23/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Seven more Missouri motor vehicle and license offices were awarded to individuals and groups using a competitive bidding process. "The services provided by our local license offices are important to many Missouri citizens," Gov. Jay Nixon said...
Bulldog defense preps for Mule attack (10/23/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Despite the heavy rains Thursday, the Sikeston football team was still in full swing with preparations for Friday's match-up against the Mules in Poplar Bluff. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SEMO Champs (10/23/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- It was a perfect end to the regular season. After struggling to find any rhythm for most of the season, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have been playing some of their best volleyball in the past few weeks and it all led to them winning the SEMO Conference championship on Thursday night...
Sikeston wins Cape tournament (10/23/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity soccer team has accomplished a few firsts this season on the field. On Thursday evening they set a handful of records -- the first, a tournament championship, and the second, the best record the team has seen, 13-2-5...
Jim McKay (10/23/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jim McKay, 67, died Oct. 22, 2009, at his home. 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...
Robert Rice (10/23/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Robert E. Rice, 74, died at 11 a.m. Oct. 22, 2009, at his home in East Prairie. 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...
Victor Downing (10/23/09)
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Victor Eugene Downing, 93, died Oct. 16, 2009, at Greenwood Village. Funeral arrangements are with the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Macel Gipson (10/23/09)
DEXTER -- Macel Gipson, 90, died Oct. 21, 2009, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joe E. Beck (10/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Joe E. Beck, 79, died at 6:11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at his home in Sikeston. 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...
Barbara Waters (10/23/09)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Barbara Leah Chidester Waters passed away peacefully into God's arms on Oct. 14, 2009. She was residing in Memphis, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are with the Kreidler Funeral Home, Inc. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Loel N. Harvell (10/23/09)
CHARLESTON -- Loel N. Harvell, 84, died at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21, 2009, at the Charleston Manor. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lulla Pritchard (10/23/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lulla Bell Pritchard, 71, died Oct. 20, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...