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Stories from Friday, January 29, 2010

Suspect fired gun, fled with cash (01/29/10)
news@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at a Benton convenience store Thursday evening. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Farm awards (01/29/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- "It's amazing to me that I can win an award for doing something I love." Those were Trey Wilson's words after receiving the Outstanding Young Farmer award, presented by the Sikeston Jaycees, at Thursday's Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Farmer's Recognition luncheon...
Efforts being made to keep ferry running (01/29/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Some changes may keep the Dorena-Hickman Ferry from shutting down. The changes were approved by the Mississippi County Commission during their regular meeting Thursday after meeting with Swayne Byrd, chairman of the Mississippi County Port Authority Board...
High waters halt ferry operations (01/29/10)
HICKMAN, Ky. -- The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is closed due to high water on the Mississippi River. The ferry, which connects Hickman and Dorena, Mo., halted operations about 11 a.m. Wednesday when floodwaters interfered with docking and loading of vehicles at the Kentucky landing...
Man is sentenced to 10 years in jail (01/29/10)
CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Chris Atchison, 36, was sentenced Thursday in Mississippi County Circuit Court on the felony charge of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and a misdemeanor charge of possession of controlled substance (marijuana)...
Sikeston and Scott Central to play (01/29/10)
NMCC/SCC game rescheduled (01/29/10)
The high school basketball game between New Madrid County Central and Scott County Central, scheduled for Saturday at the Fed Ex Forum in Memphis, has been postponed. The game is rescheduled for Feb. 4 at New Madrid.
Games postponed (01/29/10)
SIKESTON -- Snowfall around the area has led to the cancellation of several local basketball games around the area for tonight and this weekend.
Home Sweet Home (01/29/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Home is where the wins are for the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team. On Thursday evening, the Bulldogs downed the visiting Notre Dame Bulldogs 47-22 for their fifth win at home and their 15th team win over, improving to 15-5-1 on the season...
NMCC runs past Lady Bulldogs (01/29/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles came out on fire Thursday night as they defeated the visiting Sikeston Lady Bulldogs 60-39. The Lady Eagles scorched Sikeston with 28 first quarter points and was up by 20 at the end of the first eight minutes of play...
Pete Welch (01/29/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Paul "Pete" Welch, 81, died at 2 p.m. Jan. 31, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Betty VanPool (01/29/10)
SIKESTON -- Betty Lou Bishop VanPool, 80, died Jan. 27, 2010, at the Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Mary Tucker (01/29/10)
DENVER-- Mary Emojean Tucker, 86, formerly of Bloomfield, Mo., died Jan. 25, 2010, at Brighton Gardens of Denver Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements are with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kathy Anglin (01/29/10)
SIKESTON -- Kathy Anglin, 56, died Jan. 28, 2010, at her home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home
Larry Allmon (01/29/10)
SIKESTON -- Larry Allmon, 61, died Jan. 28, 2010, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.