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Stories from Thursday, January 28, 2010

Storm watch: Wintry blast is blowing in (01/28/10)
SIKESTON - Southeast Missourians are keeping their eyes on the weather forecast as the prospect of a winter storm is likely. The National Weather Service at Paducah, Ky., said an upper level storm system is approaching the region and will move slowly east across the area tonight and Friday...
Farmer's roots go deep in Missouri (01/28/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- When Kenny Mayer learned he was chosen as this year's recipient of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Farm Family of the Year Award, he admitted he was shocked. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Police report rise in thefts from vehicles (01/28/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is asking people to remember to lock their vehicles overnight. In recent weeks, there have been numerous reports of property stolen from vehicles, Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer, said in a news release...
Crash kills woman (01/28/10)
KENNETT -- A Kennett woman was killed after being ejected from her vehicle early Wednesday in Dunklin County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Stimulus money funds home weatherization efforts (01/28/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Stimulus funds provided to the Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation are helping have homes weatherized faster and providing more jobs. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
DPS cautions residents of burglary scam (01/28/10)
SIKESTON -- If you don't know the person visiting your home, be cautious. That's the message the Sikeston Department of Public Safety is sending to area residents. Over the last two weeks Sikeston DPS has received three reports of a subject stealing purses or wallets once inside the home with the resident, said Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer...
Narrowing the gap (01/28/10)
Sikeston wrestlers improve on last year's performance against Anna-Jonesboro.
Lisa Stricker (01/28/10)
ST. LOUIS -- Lisa Lou Crites Stricker, 54, formerly of Jackson, died Jan. 22, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ercie Benfield (01/28/10)
CHAFFEE -- Ercie Evelyn Benfield, 96, died Jan. 25, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Juanita Edwards (01/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at First Christian Church in Sikeston for Juanita Matthews Edwards, 75, who died on Jan. 24, 2010, were: Matt Sikes, Fred Scherer, Scott Scherer, Seth Colwick, David Clayton and Colton Edwards...
Betty Vanpool (01/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Betty Lou Bishop Vanpool, 80, died Jan. 27, 2010, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Peggy Davenport (01/28/10)
DIEHLSTADT -- Peggy Davenport, 70, died at 3:35 a.m. Jan. 27, 2010, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Della Johnson (01/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services to be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Della Faye Johnson, 92, formerly of Vanduser, who died on Jan. 24, 2010, will be: Brad Johnson, Tim McDonald, Adam McCormick, Brandon McCormick, Chad Wiseman and Curt Wiseman...