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Stories from Friday, February 12, 2010

'A STAR' judge (02/12/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- David Dolan, presiding judge of Scott and Mississippi counties, is well aware of the ever changing role technology plays in the courtroom. The 33rd Circuit judge recalled a cold case from Butler County which he presided over in Poplar Bluff a couple years ago...
Bridge projects to begin in May (02/12/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Several bridges in Scott County will become safer over the next few years, thanks to repairs slated by the Missouri Department of Transportation. On Thursday, county commissioners learned more about the upcoming work in a meeting with Andy Meyer, Southeast Regional field engineer for the Bridge Improvement Project...
Plans required to remain eligible for FEMA help (02/12/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Schools and cities will soon need to adopt a hazard mitigation plan in order to remain eligible for FEMA help in 2011. Mike Dumey of the Bootheel Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission at Dexter presented Mississippi County commissioners with updated information about hazard mitigation plans during their regular meeting Thursday...
Meth lab busted, two arrested (02/12/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- A four-month investigation has led to the arrest of two Stoddard County residents on drug charges. On Wednesday, Stoddard County Sheriff deputies along with the SEMO Drug Task Force and the Missouri State Highway Patrol served a search warrant at the Bryan E. King residence in Essex...
Evans appointed to commission (02/12/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The appointment of Joel Evans of Sikeston was approved to Missouri's Seismic Safety Commission. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
NMCC outlasts Chaffee (02/12/10)
Jasimane Flennoy seemed to be unstoppable in New Madrid County Central's 64-52 win over the Chaffee Lady Devils on Thursday night.
Charleston holds off SHS on Senior Night (02/12/10)
Jerquawnda Sherrell led the Lady Bluejays with 22 points, seven assists and hit five 3-pointers in Charleston's 70-60 win against Sikeston.
Billy Wilson (02/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Billy Joe Wilson, formerly of East Prairie, died at 11:44 p.m. Feb. 10, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. 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...
Florence Emerson (02/12/10)
CHAFFEE -- Florence Emerson, 68, died Feb. 11, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Linda Barretta (02/12/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Linda Louise Barretta, 67, died Feb. 10, 2010, at her home. 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...
Margaret Corzine (02/12/10)
DEXTER -- Margaret Louise Shafer Corzine, 80, died Feb. 11, 2010, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Nick Tackett (02/12/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Forrest "Nick" Tackett, 42, died Feb. 9, 2010, at his home. 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...
Walter Nichols (02/12/10)
BELL CITY -- Walter Nichols, 87, died at 5 a.m. Feb. 12, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Jerry Dirnberger (02/12/10)
ORAN -- Gerald "Jerry" Dirnberger, 72, died Feb. 10, 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...