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Stories from Sunday, January 17, 2010

Rate hikes? (01/17/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Quite a few Southeast Missouri residents will see rate increases on their electricity bills in the coming months. The SEMO Electric Cooperative recently announced a plan approved by the Board of Directors to increase rates effective March 1. There are different classifications -- overall, the increase is 13.89 percent -- with residential customers facing a 15.6 percent increase...
Guilty plea is entered (01/17/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Scott County man pled guilty on Friday to felony fraud charges before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. in Cape Girardeau. Matthew H. Myers of Scott County entered a plea of guilty to two counts of making a false statement to Social Security and four counts of failure to disclose an event to Social Security...
A queen is crowned (01/17/10)
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Although a prevalent crime, stalking awareness is low (01/17/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In light of January being National Stalking Awareness Month, local victim advocates and law enforcement officials are raising awareness of stalking and the dangers it can impose. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Police bust meth lab in Morley (01/17/10)
MORLEY -- Two Morley residents were arrested Wednesday on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
East Prairie man gets prison time (01/17/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Mississippi County man was sentenced on Friday to prison on federal drug charges before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. James Lee Powers, 27, of East Prairie was sentenced to 135 months imprisonment on one count of possession of a listed chemical with intent to manufacture methamphetamine...
Sikeston rolls over Rams (01/17/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- Win number 11 for the Sikeston Bulldogs basketball team came on the road Friday evening at the mercy of the Scott City Rams. The 90-20 final marked the second time in a week that the Bulldogs reached 90 points in a win, and Friday's was a full team effort for Sikeston as the bench emptied early and often for head coach Gregg Holifield...
Scott Central duo too much for Charleston (01/17/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- They each wanted to focus on two players. Scott County Central was focusing their pressure on Charleston senior Deonte Jones and sophomore Gregory Tucker while the Bluejays were after senior Bobby Hatchett and junior Otto Porter...
Homecoming win (01/17/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- For most of the season, free throw shooting has been the achilles heel for the New Madrid County Central Eagles. On Friday night, it helped them win the game. NMCC hit 12-of-15 free throws in the final quarter and held off Cape Central 59-53 on homecoming to improve to 8-6 and 3-0 in SEMO Conference action...
Lisa Leonard (01/17/10)
LILBOURN -- Lisa Eileen Leonard, 48, died Jan. 14, 2010, at her home. Born Feb. 28, 1961, in Hayti, to Geraldine Robinson of Marston and the late 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...
Odie Keith (01/17/10)
MARSTON -- Odie Keith, 66, died Jan. 14, 2010, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Chapel in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Winston Young (01/17/10)
SIKESTON -- Winston W. Young, 77, died Jan. 15, 2010, at the Miner Nursing Center. 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...
Martha Moody (01/17/10)
CHARLESTON -- Martha Belle Moody, 68, died at 11:50 a.m. Jan. 15, 2010, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Lossie Williford (01/17/10)
SIKESTON -- Lossie Williford, 94, died Jan. 14, 2010, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. 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...
Thomas Chadd (01/17/10)
LILBOURN -- Thomas Gene Chadd, 74, died Jan. 14, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...