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Stories from Friday, December 4, 2009

Poplar Bluff man enters guilty plea for a drug charge (12/04/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Butler County man pled guilty Thursday to a federal felony drug charge before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. Douglas Oliver "Quack" Matthews, 55, of Poplar Bluff entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to possess pseudoephedrine knowing it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine...
Making progress (12/04/09)
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Plotting a course for Westminster (12/04/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- How do you get to Westminster? Compete, compete, compete. LaDonna Tucker of Sikeston has set her sites on showing her Plott Hound at the Superbowl of dog shows. "I'm on my quest to go to Westminster in 2011," Tucker said...
Insurance bids are considered (12/04/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- When it comes to health insurance, Scott County commissioners want to keep their prices low, but also provide a good plan for the employees. "One thing we are trying to do is hold our insurance as best we can for our employees," said Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger. "That is a really good benefit offered here."...
Latest draft of nuisance ordinance accepted (12/04/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners are happy with the content of the proposed nuisance ordinance. Commissioners accepted the latest draft of the nuisance ordinance, which is being prepared by the Cunningham, Vogel and Rost legal firm in St. Louis, during their regular meeting Thursday...
Morton reappointed to zone board (12/04/09)
BENTON -- A rural Scott County man was reappointed to a term on the county's Enhanced Enterprise Zone board. Bud Morton was reappointed to a five-year term on the board. Commissioners unanimously OK'd the appointment.
Sikeston rolls in opener (12/04/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PARK HILLS -- The Sikeston Bulldogs began the 2009-2010 season in fine fashion Thursday, as they notched a convincing road win over the Park Hills Central Rebels, 79-42. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charleston wins rematch of district title contest (12/04/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- It was almost a reincarnation of their battle just a season ago. Last year, the Scott City Lady Rams came out a district title winner against the Charleston Lady Bluejays in the Class 3, District 1 final. That same intensity and down-to-the-wire atmosphere was back on Thursday night...
Bulldogs down Notre Dame, fall to Dexter (12/04/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team hit the mat for the first time on Thursday night as they hosted a dual meet with the Dexter Bearcats and the Notre Dame Bulldogs. Sikeston managed to split their two matches, falling to the Bearcats and holding on to win against Notre Dame, who is in the first year of their program...
Scott Central, Advance set to meet in Oran Invitational finals (12/04/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- Scott County Central and Advance will meet in the championship game of the Oran Invitational Tournament Friday night after both teams posted wins in the semifinals Thursday night. BERNIE -- The Risco Tigers fell to the Bloomfield Wildcats on Thursday night in a 75-55 win at the Bernie Invitational tournament...
SEMO comeback falls short (12/04/09)
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - Wesley Channels scored 20 points and Austin Peay State University (4-4, 1-0) fought off a ferocious comeback in a 76-71 overtime victory over Southeast Missouri State (2-6, 0-1) Thursday night at the Dunn Center. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Hubert Browning (12/04/09)
PUXICO -- Hubert Parker Browning, 77, died Dec. 3, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Linda Wilfong (12/04/09)
ZALMA -- Linda Wilfong, 63, died Dec. 3, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...