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Stories from Friday, February 19, 2010

Murder charges are filed (02/19/10)
NEW MADRID -- A Howardville man was arraigned Thursday for the shooting death of a 49-year-old woman. Jann L. Wofford, 54, is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action for the death of Dorothy Virginia Hood. Hood's body was discovered along a fence row adjacent to County Road 501 between New Madrid and Lilbourn Wednesday afternoon...
A little off the top (02/19/10)
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County to seek FAA approval (02/19/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will need to get FAA approval for new buildings at the airport -- and ask forgiveness for one already there. Rodger Williams and Joe Leahy of Smith and Company in Poplar Bluff updated Mississippi County Commissioners during their regular meeting Thursday on the Airport Layout Plan being drafted for the county by the firm...
Donations coming in for city's drug dog (02/19/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Miner's citizens and business owners have demonstrated their support of the city police department getting a drug dog -- with their wallets and pocketbooks. Chad Melton, the Miner Police Department's canine officer, reported during the regular monthly Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday on his efforts to raise money toward the setup, training and first-year costs for a K-9 unit...
Telethon Idol tryouts will be in Sikeston (02/19/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Just like the television show, "American Idol," the Kenny Rogers Children's Center's Telethon Idol will move its auditions to another city this year. Tryouts for the fifth annual singing competition fundraiser will take place in Sikeston. The a cappella auditions will begin at noon Saturday at the Sikeston Factory Outlet Mall...
MoDOT open house (02/19/10)
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Winter weather impacted roads (02/19/10)
BENTON -- Winter weather has taken a toll on county roads -- and many have noticed it. "All this snow and ice and freezing and thawing has really had an impact on our roads," said Jamie Burger, presiding commissioner of Scott County. "The potholes are really bad."...
Woman arrested on drug charges (02/19/10)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman was arrested on charges of distributing cocaine and marijuana. Sikeston Department of Public Safety detectives received information that Elsie Coleman, 34, was trafficking narcotics in Sikeston. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Seniors shine: Heisserer steps up for Eagles (02/19/10)
Macy Heisserer's second effort after her missed free throws helped propel Scott City past the Oran in a 59-53 on Thursday.
Ayers, Kirchdoerfer lift Lady Devils over Scott Central (02/19/10)
Anna Ayers and Taylor Kirchdoerfer combined for 51 points and made key defensive plays late in the game as the Lady Devils defeated Scott County Central 69-52 Thursday night.
Angle, Carlyle drop state matches (02/19/10)
Sikeston wrestlers Blake Angle and Josh Carlyle saw their state tournament come to an end on Thursday, as both lost their first two matches. Dexter's Daniel McClendon advanced.
Early Avery (02/19/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Early Avery, 95, died Feb. 16, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Jefferson City. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joseph Seabaugh (02/19/10)
SIKESTON -- Joseph Walter Seabaugh, 69, died Feb. 16, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Earl French (02/19/10)
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Earl French, 89, died Feb. 14, 2010. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lelia Eye (02/19/10)
NEW MADRID -- Lelia Eye, 85, died Feb. 13, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
R. David White (02/19/10)
CHARLESTON -- R. David White, 91, died at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18, 2010, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.