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Stories from Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Youth will tackle government issues (02/24/10)
SIKESTON - Sikeston High School students will tackle the same problems faced by adult city leaders Friday during the annual Youth in Government Day. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
School work (02/24/10)
Dust flies as concrete blocks are cut and placed at the addition to the Lilbourn Elementary School. Sides Construction Co. is building the four-classroom addition at the school. The expansion is funded through a bond-issue passed by voters to provide improvements to the district's buildings...
Area races develop on first day of filing (02/24/10)
SIKESTON -- The first day of filing for county offices brought out several incumbents, as well as a few new faces. Filing began at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the county clerks offices at area courthouses. Primary elections are set for Aug. 3, with the general election on Nov. 2. All are four-year terms...
Honor set for local leader (02/24/10)
SIKESTON -- One of Sikeston's first black business women and community leaders will be honored for her contributions during a public tribute this weekend. Sikeston native Sue Marble will be the recipient of the West End Community Betterment Association's first Black History Month Outstanding Citizen Award from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the St. Francis Xavier Parish Center, 230 West Front St., in Sikeston...
Consultant proposes deal to seek federal dollars (02/24/10)
BENTON -- Scott County commissioners will wait on a recommendation from the county's prosecutor before making a decision on a consultant. During Tuesday's County Commission meeting, Wesley Ehlers of Sequoia Consulting presented commissioners with a proposal to help the county find additional federal funding...
Sikeston girls pull district upset over Perryville (02/24/10)
Keyonna Blissett's last-second shot gave Sikeston its first Class 4, District 1 tournament win in coach Homer Jackson's tenure as head coach with a 51-50 win over the No. 3 seed.
NMCC knocks off fourth-ranked Kennett 68-48 (02/24/10)
Dontre Jenkins scored a season-high 31 points, including 18 in the second half as NMCC knocked off the No. 4 team in Class 3 and the top seed in the upcoming Class 3, District 1 Tournament.
Scott City free throws shut down Portageville (02/24/10)
The Rames were able to use an 11-of-14 performance from the free throw line over the final eight minutes to beat the Bulldogs.
Delta girls win, EP girls fall (02/24/10)
CAMPBELL -- The Delta Lady Bobcats easily dispatched of the Campbell Lady Camels 62-33 on Tuesday night. Machela VanGennip led the squad with 23 points. Taylor Smith added 16. DELTA (62) -- Ashley Glaus 2, Taylor Smith 16, Lyndse Hambe 3, Katie Brucker 6, Kendra Burnett 4, Machela VanGennip 23, Samantha Bartels 2, Tori Burton 8. FG 25, FT 11-12, F 13. (3-pointers: Smith 1, VanGennip 2 Fouled out: none)...
Rebecca Tinsley (02/24/10)
DAMIENSVILLE, Ill. -- Rebecca Carlene Tinsley, 38, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Feb. 23, 2010, at the St. Louis University Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Helen D. Miller (02/24/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Helen D. Miller, 81, died Feb. 22, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. 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...
Imogene Quinton (02/24/10)
DEXTER -- Imogene Quinton, 82, died Feb. 23, 2010, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. 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...
Marilyn Gillespie (02/24/10)
WILSON CITY -- Marilyn L. Greer Gillespie, 35, died Feb. 21, 2010, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Willie Simpson (02/24/10)
SIKESTON --Willie H. Simpson, 73, died Feb. 20, 2010, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
David Nolen (02/24/10)
NEW MADRID -- Harold David Nolen, 70, died Feb. 21, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Louise Corbitt (02/24/10)
DAYTON, Ohio -- Louise Corbitt, 91, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Feb. 18, 2010, at Vitas Hospice in Dayton. 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...
Lois St.Cin (02/24/10)
CHARLESTON -- Lois Clara Oneta Worley St. Cin, age 91, a resident of Charleston, died Feb. 23, 2010, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Charleston. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Can our problems really be solved? (02/24/10)
I've spent the last few hours reading two dozen Web sites from all across the land. First, I guess I had too much time on my hands. But it's fascinating what makes the headlines across this great country. So the question is this: What is the most pressing problem facing this nation. It seems a highly appropriate time to be asking this question...