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Stories from Friday, January 15, 2010

Four nabbed on meth charges (01/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Four people are in jail and a fifth is being sought following a drug raid by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Man saved after falling in icy river (01/15/10)
CHARLESTON -- Quick action by rescuers saved the life of a man who fell into the icy waters of the Mississippi River. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Six 'design-build' bridges are slated for Mississippi County (01/15/10)
CHARLESTON -- Contractors for the Missouri Department of Transportation are finishing up renovations to one bridge in Mississippi County and are gearing up for more bridge work. Andy Meyer, regional field engineer for MoDOT, provided Mississippi County commissioners with an update on deck work on a bridge on State Highway UU over Interstate 57 and information about upcoming projects during the County Commission meeting Thursday...
Plans for airport projects established (01/15/10)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's airport layout plan is back on track after being delayed by e-vandalism. Rodger Williams of Smith and Company in Poplar Bluff said during Thursday's County Commission meeting that an electronic version of the county's ALP his company was hired to draft will be submitted to the Missouri Department of Transportation later than same day. It followed a mailed hard copy...
Bids for '10 road materials opened by commissioners (01/15/10)
BENTON -- A preliminary look at bids for road materials in Scott County indicates there won't be any real change in the prices this year. "There will be a slight increase, if any," said Jamie Burger, presiding commissioner. During Thursday's meeting, the commission opened bids for road materials to be used in 2010...
Sikeston wins PB tourney (01/15/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs' ninth grade basketball team claimed the title in the Poplar Bluff ninth grade tournament on Thursday evening by defeating the Dexter Bearcats 48-29. Sikeston (10-0) jumped on top early, scoring 17 in the first quarter while holding Dexter to nine. The lead was 31-17 at halftime in favor of the Bulldogs and in the third quarter they outscored the Bearcats 15-8 to lead 46-25 heading into the final quarter...
Notre Dame too much for SHS (01/15/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A few things were certain on Thursday evening when the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs traveled to Notre Dame -- that the home team was bigger, stronger and faster than the visiting Sikeston squad. After four quarters, the proof was in the score, a 90-22 victory for the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs...
Delta downs Scott City to win title (01/15/10)
CHAFFEE -- Delta's Taylor Smith beat the Scott City Lady Rams in the first half. She hit four 3-pointers, including three in the second quarter, and was the springboard that edged the Lady Bobcats out to a 10-point halftime lead. The No. 4 seeded Delta was able to withstand a third quarter run from the Lady Rams and hold on to clinch the Scott-Mississippi Conference Championship on Thursday night with a 53-42 win...
Odie Keith (01/15/10)
MARSTON -- Odie Marsh Keith, 66, died Jan. 14, 2010, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Herbert Marshall (01/15/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Herbert Lee Marshall, 71, died at 7:30 p.m., Jan. 13, 2010, in the V.A. Medical Center in Marion, Ill. 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...
Faith Fodge (01/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted today at Ponder Funeral Home for Faith Ann Fodge, 79, who died on Jan. 12, 2010, were: Richard Selleck, Vyron Fodge, Harold Allred, Dwight Vaughn, Jack Grossbeck and Tim Fodge.
Everett E. Nunn (01/15/10)
DEXTER -- Everett Eugene Nunn, 83, died Jan. 13, 2010, 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...
Bob Tisdale (01/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Robert Wayne "Bob" Tisdale, 73, died Jan. 13, 2010, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lula Clemons (01/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Lula Mae Clemons, 95, formerly of Cobden, Ill., died at 6:20 p.m. Jan. 13, 2010, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Ill., For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Greachann Bozeman-Downs (01/15/10)
WALLS, Miss. -- Greachann Larkins Bozeman-Downs, 89, formerly of Dorena, Mo., died at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 13, 2010, at the Desoto Healthcare in Southaven. 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...