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Stories from Wednesday, January 20, 2010

School board races are set (01/20/10)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local school board races were set Tuesday as filing for the April 6 election came to a close. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Happy birthday (01/20/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Birthdays are a cause for celebration. And for those living with cancer, it's typically a bigger celebration. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Officials prepping for storm season (01/20/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Even though storm spotting is something Al Banken has done for 45 years, the Dexter fire chief and emergency manager said he still gets scared when a storm is brewing. "I have seen tornadoes form at different times, and I don't like to see them," Banken said...
Corporate games return to Sikeston for 13th edition (01/20/10)
SIKESTON -- Registration will continue until Feb. 26 for the 13th edition of the Sikeston Corporate Games which will be held June 6-26. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
What a catch! (01/20/10)
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SHS bests Knights: Bulldogs improve to 13-1 with 82-53 win (01/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- When Sikeston and Farmington meet on the basketball floor it is usually a physical contest. Tuesday night was no different. As the two teams pounded on each other, state-ranked Sikeston pounded the ball inside and got a combined 38 points from Juqualin Wiggins, Eli Jackson and Corey Porter as the Bulldogs dominated the paint in their 82-53 win over the Knights...
East Prairie upsets Scott City; Delta advances (01/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- In the opening round of the Scott-Miss Conference Tournament, two clubs hit the floor looking for their third victory of the season. Fortunately, for the East Prairie Eagles, Connor Scott came to play against the Scott City Rams and at the end of the night his 28 points aided an Eagles' 64-59 victory...
Columnist comes clean, says his goodbyes (01/20/10)
Writing this column for a handful of years has taught me quite a bit about myself and all of you local fans out there. From your sheer Yankees' hatred, to your iffy-ness about the St. Louis Rams, to the odd disliking of UT-Knoxville athletics, I must say I've seen or heard it all. At the top of my list however, is the passionate love you all share for the St. Louis Cardinals...
Eagles soar past Twin Rivers (01/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles took care of the Twin Rivers Royals 68-37 on Tuesday night with the help of the emerging William Bledsoe. Bledsoe added a hefty 18 points and was a nice compliment to NMCC's staple post-man Kony Ealy...
Backfisch to play softball at TRCC (01/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks softball dynasty lives on, this time in the form of infielder Londyn Backfisch. The Kelly senior signed a letter of intent last week to play softball for Jack Childress and the Three Rivers Community College Lady Raiders...
Political divide keeps growing (01/20/10)
The political polarization of America has reached new heights. And through years of monitoring the political landscape of this great nation, I have never witnessed anything remotely comparable...
Camille Stone (01/20/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mary Camille Hill Stone, 104, died Jan. 8, 2010, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Polly Duckworth (01/20/10)
ESSEX -- Ruby Pauline "Polly" Duckworth, 63, died Jan. 18, 2010, at her home near Essex. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Harlan (01/20/10)
GRAY RIDGE -- James Harlan, 74, died Jan. 16, 2010, in the VA Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. 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...
Wanda Oakley (01/20/10)
WYATT -- Wanda Colleen Oakley, 82, of Wyatt, died at 1:15 a.m. Jan. 19, 2010 at the Charleston Manor. 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...
Eloise Ring (01/20/10)
TUCSON -- Willie "Eloise" Gilliland Ring, 85, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Jan. 17, 2010, at The Court at Tucson. 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...
Gerry Hensley (01/20/10)
SIKESTON -- Geraldine "Gerry" Sams Hensley, 87, died Jan. 19, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Dale Allen Sr. (01/20/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Dale Allen Sr. 67, died Jan. 19, 2010 at Saint 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...
Mabel Arnold (01/20/10)
SIKESTON - Mabel B. Flippo Arnold, 89, died at 12:50 a.m. Jan. 20, 2010, at the Miner Nursing Center. Blanchard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Mary Alsup (01/20/10)
SIKESTON -- Mary Louise Alsup died Jan. 20, 2010, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.