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Stories from Wednesday, February 3, 2010

February Calendar Girl (02/03/10)
Taylor DeWitt, daughter of Brad and Laurie DeWitt, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for February. DeWitt, second runner-up in the 2009 Miss Sikeston Contest, is planning to attend Southeast Missouri State University in the fall and major in nursing...
Food Bank goes mobile (02/03/10)
SIKESTON -- In response to numbers released in a research study, the Southeast Missouri Food Bank has launched a new food distribution program to help feed those in need in the region. Mobile food distributions will take place throughout the month in different counties, in an effort to get food to all those in need. ...
Local sailor lends a hand to help earthquake victims (02/03/10)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston native's work on the front lines of the Navy's relief mission in Haiti has not only helped the locals, but it's also given him a new perspective on life. Navy Fireman Apprentice Jeffery Mitchem is deployed aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan to support Operation Unified Response, a joint military relief effort...
Dexter uses big fourth quarter to pull away from Richland (02/03/10)
The Rebels trailed by only three at the end of the third quarter but were outscored by Dexter 23-10 in the final period and fell 71-55.
Tuesday wrestling (02/03/10)
Dexter's Cody Stevens attempts to flip Sikeston's Kenton Robinson in the 140 pound division Tuesday night in Dexter. The Bearcats defeated Sikeston 33-24. No further information from the match was available at press time.
Roundup: NMCC drops game at Bluff (02/03/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles dropped their first SEMO Conference game of the season to Poplar Bluff 57-45 Tuesday night. Poplar Bluff opened with an 8-1 run then closed the first quarter with an 11-3 run. The Mules led by as many as 17 in the first half and took a 33-21 lead into halftime...
Jays avenge loss to Jackson (02/03/10)
CHARLESTON -- It was a bit different than Charleston and Jackson's first game against each other in the SEMO Conference tournament. In the conference consolation game earlier this season, the Charleston Bluejays could not seem to slow down Jackson's offense in the Indians' 73-58 victory...
Mary Oliver (02/03/10)
CHARLESTON -- Mary Lee Oliver, 95, died Jan. 29, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Jones (02/03/10)
HAYTI -- Charles E. Jones, 58, died Jan. 29, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the William Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Carson (02/03/10)
MATTHEWS -- Charles Robert Carson, 85, died Feb. 1, 2010, at Close to Home Nursing Facility in Matthews. 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 editio...
Elsie Patterson (02/03/10)
DEXTER -- Elsie Abigail Patterson, 96, died Jan. 31, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gen McPheeters (02/03/10)
MALDEN -- Genevieve "Gen" Moore McPheeters, 93, died Feb. 2, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in 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...
Troy Albritton (02/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Troy Albritton, 40, died Jan. 20, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, Ky. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kennette Meredith (02/03/10)
DEXTER -- Kennette Ann Meredith, 50, died Jan. 29, 2010. 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...
Bernice Medlock (02/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Bernice L. Medlock, 74, died Feb. 2, 2010 at the Golden Care Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the McCombs Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Big budget hard to comprehend (02/03/10)
If the new Obama administration federal budget unveiled this week has accomplished anything, it is this - school children will soon know how many zeroes are in a trillion. Just like your household budget, the federal government each year charts income and expenses. To put it mildly, it ain't pretty this year. And it won't improve to any great extent until at least 2020...