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Stories from Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Legacy honored (01/19/10)
SIKESTON - On Monday, residents had the opportunity to reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At the opening of the 24th annual King Day Celebration at the Cornerstone Baptist Church, Dr. Kenneth Holloway urged community members while it is a time of reflection, the day should also be a time to look at the present and the future...
Woman is killed in crash (01/19/10)
SIKESTON -- A Malden woman was killed after the vehicle she was riding in struck another vehicle Monday in New Madrid County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Brandom named to new ethics committee (01/19/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- State Rep. Ellen Brandom, R-Sikeston, will serve on the House Special Standing Committee on Government Accountability and Ethics Reform. The newly created committee will review the rules governing the conduct of Missouri legislators and will handle all ethics reform legislation proposed this session...
Inside play lifts Sikeston over Lady Devils, 62-34 (01/19/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs used their distinct height advantage to pound the Chaffee Lady Devils inside on their way to a 62-34 win in front of the home crowd Monday night. "I thought we played pretty good," said Sikeston coach Homer Jackson. "There were moments where we didn't do the fundamental things like blocking out and giving them extra shots. Those kinds of things we didn't do well and we need to work on that when we get back to practice."...
SHS rolls past Patriots in Saturday matinee (01/19/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- For weeks the Sikeston Bulldogs basketball team has downed competition from Missouri night-in and night-out. On Saturday, they took a jab at Henry County, from Tennessee, landing a knock-out punch early on the Patriots...
Lacey steps into scoring role as Lady Rams win (01/19/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- With some of the more prominent scorers battling foul trouble for both teams on Monday night Scott City junior Melanie Lacey took it upon herself to step into more of a scoring role against rival Kelly High School. "The biggest thing was to just beat them," Lacey said. "They are our rival and we just wanted to play hard."...
Building blocks of local progress (01/19/10)
If you want to see progress, just look around. Construction projects in Sikeston/Miner are welcome signs for our area and there's no shortage of major projects under way. The Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities is well under way with the construction of a new 30,000 square-foot headquarters in downtown Sikeston that is bringing renewed progress to the area. ...
Nettie Lloyd (01/19/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Nettie Mae Lloyd, 83, died at 2:05 a.m. Jan. 18, 2010, 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...
Freddy Jones (01/19/10)
CHARLESTON -- Freddy Glen Jones, 59, died at 8:40 a.m. Jan. 16, 2010 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sylvia Caldwell (01/19/10)
DEXTER -- Sylvia Madeline Caldwell, 87, died Jan. 16, 2010, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jean Hartlein and Gorman Hartlein Sr. (01/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Loretta Jean Hartlein, 68, died Jan. 17, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston from injuries related in an automobile accident several weeks ago. 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...
Bobby Shaw (01/19/10)
FREDERICKTOWN -- Pallbearers for services held Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Bobby Gene Shaw, 53 of Fredericktown, formerly of Sikeston, who died on Jan. 11, 2010, were: William Shaw, William Shaw II, Daryl Wade, Daryl Wade II, Mike Wade, Ron Hill and Jeanette Stanfill...
James Hurley (01/19/10)
GLENWOOD, Iowa -- James Lee Hurley, 65, died Jan. 15, 2010, at the Jennie Edmundson Memorial Hospital in Council Bluffs. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Middleton (01/19/10)
DEXTER -- Mary John Middleton, 81, died Jan. 17, 2010, in the Crowley Ridge Center. 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...
Eloise Ring (01/19/10)
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Willie "Eloise" Gilliland Ring, 85, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Jan. 17, 2010, at The Courts of Tucson in Tucson. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston
Polly Duckworth (01/19/10)
ESSEX -- Ruby Pauline "Polly" Duckwoth died Jan. 18, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Billy Rose (01/19/10)
CHARLESTON -- Billy Charles Rose Sr., 70, died Jan. 18, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pat Beacham (01/19/10)
BERNIE -- Wilma "Pat" Beacham, 89, died Jan. 14, 2010, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehabilitation. 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...
Don Walker (01/19/10)
DEXTER -- Don Walker, 73, died Jan. 17, 2010, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare 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...
Hershel Mansker (01/19/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Hershel Mansker, 82, formerly of Chaffee, died Jan. 17, 2010 at the Missouri Veteran's Home in St. Louis. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Winston Young (01/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services conducted Sunday at Ponder Funeral Home for Winston Young, 77, who died Jan. 15, 2010, were: Kevin Waldo, John Cray, Richard Johnson, Matt Young, Tyler Young and Morgan Stone.
Robin Hough (01/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Robin Lynne Hough, 54, died Jan. 17, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Colleen Oakley (01/19/10)
WYATT -- Colleen Oakley, 82, died at 1:15 a.m. Jan. 19, 2010, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.