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Stories from Thursday, January 21, 2010

High wire act (01/21/10)
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Event returns Feb. 13 (01/21/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Organizers of the 18th annual Sikeston Winter Princess Scholarship Pageant are searching for a teen and young woman to represent the region at the state level this summer. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pending retirement brings year of transition at MDMC (01/21/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After two decades at the helm, Missouri Delta Medical Center's chief executive officer will pass his responsibilities on to the next generation of leadership. Charles Ancell, president of MDMC, announced this week that he will retire at the end of this year while Jason Schrumpf, formerly the vice president of professional services, was promoted to senior vice president...
Two jailed following patrol stop (01/21/10)
CHARLESTON - A traffic stop led to the discovery of three pounds of crystal meth. Around 3 a.m. Monday, a member of the Missouri State Highway Patrol stopped a northbound vehicle on Interstate 57 in Mississippi County for a traffic violation. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Budget reflects rising costs, lower sales tax revenue (01/21/10)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - Belt tightening in 2009 will help the budget picture for 2010. County Clerk Clement Cravens pointed out while last year's budget anticipated a deficit, the county began 2010 with more money on hand than in the previous year...
Nomination gets approval (01/21/10)
JEFFERSON CITY - Donald Bedell of Sikeston was approved Tuesday to the Missouri Conservation Commission by the full Senate. Sen. Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau, supported the nomination, which was made by the governor in 2009. Bedell will aid the commission in protecting and managing the fish, forest and wildlife resources of Missouri. He serves on the commission with three other Missourians...
Third candidate files for post (01/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Due to information not being received until after the deadline for Wednesday's Standard Democrat, a name was omitted from the list of candidates running for the Sikeston R-6 School Board. Mary L. White-Ross also filed for candidacy, setting a race with incumbents Paul H. Boyd and Scott Crumpecker in the April 6 election...
Eagles roll (01/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- Although the Oran Eagles had a healthy 12-point lead after the first two quarters, the first half just wasn't the right style for them to get going. The Kelly Hawks slowed the pace tremendously, holding the ball for up to 40 seconds at a time. When the Eagles regained possession they were off to the races -- maybe a bit too fast...
College Notebook: Porter may be facing medical redshirt (01/21/10)
Former Sikeston standout Michael Porter may be facing a medical redshirt as he continues to be hampered by a hamstring injury in his freshman season at Missouri State. Porter has missed the last nine games with the hamstring injury and the team has missed the former Bulldog's athleticism and energy off the bench as the Bears are 4-5 over that stretch...
Madeline Zellmer (01/21/10)
MISSION HILLS, Kan. -- Madeline Zellmer, 13, died Jan. 18, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Milborn Taylor (01/21/10)
PUXICO -- Milborn Miller Taylor, 92, died Jan. 19, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. 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...
Griffin Brase (01/21/10)
ST. PETERS -- Griffin Louis Brase, infant son of Scott Alan "Buck" and Amanda Jeffries Brase, died at birth Jan. 13, 2010, in St. Charles. Funeral arrangements are with the Baue Funeral and Memorial Center in St. Charles. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Alsup (01/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Mary Louise Alsup, age 85, passed away on Jan. 20, 2010, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. 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...
Marlene Owens (01/21/10)
DEXTER -- Marlene Owens, 76, died Jan. 21, 2010, in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Facility in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Jenny Willcut (01/21/10)
MALDEN -- Jennive "Jenny" Willcut, 68, died Jan. 18, 2010, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident east of Malden. Funeral arrangements are with the Bradshaw Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sarah Jennings (01/21/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Sarah Kirby Jennings, 68, died Jan. 18, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mabel Arnold (01/21/10)
MINER -- Mabel Beatrice Flippo Arnold, 89, died at 12:50 a.m. Jan. 20, 2010, at the Miner Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gerry Hensley (01/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Geraldine "Gerry" Sams Hensley, 87, died at 12:30 p.m. Jan. 19, 2010, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...