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Stories from Friday, January 22, 2010

History returns (01/22/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Volunteers rolled up their sleeves, working with a determination and, not unexpectedly, a smile. The New Madrid Historical Museum's display cases were going back up. "Isn't it great!" observed museum board member Ann Evans Copeland as she paused from cleaning a diorama of early Indian settlements...
Ferry looks to overcome its deficit (01/22/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners are hoping an alternative to the Dorena-Hickman Ferry discontinuing service on Mondays and Tuesdays can be found. Swayne Byrd, chairman of the Mississippi County Port Authority Board, advised county officials Thursday that ferry officials are projecting an operating deficit of $41,000 through June 1...
Commission crunches final 2010 budget (01/22/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County commissioners are working on the final numbers in crafting the 2010 budget prior to the public hearing set for Tuesday. "We're trying to get everything somewhat wrapped up," said Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger during Thursday's meeting...
City trash containers discussed (01/22/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Miner's citizens will make the decision on whether they want new garbage containers or not Dan Rigazio, general manager for Allied Waste Services, asked the Miner Board of Aldermen during their regular monthly meeting Thursday to reconsider allowing his company to provide the city's residents with 95 gallon garbage containers...
Man sentenced for illegal firearms possession (01/22/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Caruthersville man was sentenced today for unlawful possession of firearms, announced United States Attorney Richard G. Callahan. Michael D. Emery, 45, was sentenced to 41 months on one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of firearms...
Lady Mules too much for shorthanded SHS (01/22/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs wanted to make the Poplar Bluff Lady Mules beat them from the outside. They converged on almost all drives in the paint and stacked the lane with a 2-3 zone. They did their part defensively, but the Lady Mules did their part from the perimeter as well...
Scott Central, Oran roll into tourney finals (01/22/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- Thursday night's Scott-Miss Conference Tournament late game featured a battle between two Eagles' clubs, with the Oran Eagles coming out on top over the East Prairie Eagles 58-36. The win insures a date with the top-seeded Scott Central Braves tonight at 8:30 p.m. for the championship...
NMCC downs Dexter for sixth-straight win (01/22/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- Heading into the fourth quarter of Thursday's game against the Dexter Bearcats, New Madrid County Central seemed as if their five-game winning streak might come to an end. However, the Eagles buckled down and held off the Bearcats 60-48 to win their sixth game in a row...
Marlene Owens (01/22/10)
BERNIE -- Marlene Elizabeth Owens, 76, died Jan. 21, 2010, in the Cypress Point 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...
Bobby Woods (01/22/10)
DEXTER -- Bobby Woods, 68, died Jan. 21, 2010, at his home. 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...
Jonathan Chamberlain (01/22/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Jonathan Chamberlain, 28, died Jan. 20, 2010, in Alexander County, Ill., due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 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...
Sue Daniels (01/22/10)
NEW MADRID -- Sue Daniels died Jan. 21, 2010, in Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Florence Blasingame (01/22/10)
BLODGETT -- Florence Irene Blasingame, 101, formerly of Blodgett, died Jan. 19, 2010, in Tucson, Ariz. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.