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Stories from Thursday, February 18, 2010

Murder suspect taken into custody (02/18/10)
NEW MADRID -- One person is in custody as law enforcement officials continue their investigation into the apparent murder of a Howardville woman. New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens reported today that officers have one man in custody in connection with the death of Dorothy Hood, 49, of Howardville. The name of the suspect was not being released pending the filing of formal charges, Stevens said...
Ready to count (02/18/10)
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Judge Heck (02/18/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Southeast Missouri residents can get a sneak peek of a court TV show pilot featuring former Sikeston lawyer and circuit judge Tony Heckemeyer. A video clip of "Judge Heck" is available online at the Web site of the show's distributor, Trifecta Entertainment. Trifecta is pitching the show to stations for the fall season and promoting Heckemeyer as an experienced, charming Southern judge with equal parts justice and compassion...
Local bank's name in use by scammers (02/18/10)
SIKESTON - Montgomery Bank officials are warning the public of a phishing scam involving the bank's name. The scam is an attempt to retrieve information pertaining to consumers' debit or credit cards, according to a news release issued by the Bank. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Sikeston man faces rape charge (02/18/10)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man is in custody following a warrant arrest for sex charges. Around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety served a warrant for Todd Sumbera, 43. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Lady Tigers roar: Behind seniors, Cape Central defeats Sikeston (02/18/10)
Five of the Lady Tigers' six seniors combined for 63 points as Cape Central built an early lead and defeated Sikeston 87-52.
Lou Beighley (02/18/10)
SIKESTON -- Virginia Louise Beighley, 57, died Feb. 11, 2010, at Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rosalie Shelly (02/18/10)
SIKESTON -- Rosalie Shelly, 76, died Feb. 16, 2010, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wesley Scott (02/18/10)
GARY, Ind. -- Wesley J. Scott, 76, died Feb. 15, 2010. Funeral arrangements are with the Kuiper Funeral Home, 9030 Kleinman Road in Highland. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...