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Stories from Thursday, February 25, 2010

Victim takes the stand (02/25/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com BENTON - For more than an hour a Sikeston woman testified about her night with a former Missouri legislator and the injuries she received during rough sex. At the end of the preliminary hearing Wednesday at the Scott County Court House, Rod Jetton, 42, who served as speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives from January 2005 to January 2009, was ordered bound over for trial on charges of second degree assault...
Historic time (02/25/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A pedestrian clock will ensure Downtown Sikeston has its own place in time for the city's sesquicentennial this year. To commemorate the city's 150th anniversary of Sikeston and future city celebrations, the Historic Midtown Development Group is raising funds to place a town clock in the downtown area...
Sikeston Jaycee's strong farm roots yield award (02/25/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For Trey Wilson, it just made sense to be a farmer. "It's been in my blood since I was born," said Wilson, a sixth generation farmer. "We've farmed the same ground since 1871." For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robbery suspect sought by DPS (02/25/10)
SIKESTON -- Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety are searching for a suspect in connection with a robbery at a Sikeston business on Wednesday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bulldog Blitz: SHS third quarter puts Dexter away (02/25/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- The third quarter was what buried the Dexter Bearcats. They shot 2-of-12 from the field, allowed a 15-0 run and didn't score until 3:23 remained in the frame. All of that led to a 22-point lead for the Sikeston Bulldogs heading into the fourth quarter. And it all came after the Bearcats went into halftime with only an eight-point deficit staring at them...
Mackie Dial (02/25/10)
CAROL STREAM, Ill. -- Mackie Dial, 72, died Feb. 21, 2010, at Central DePage Hospital in Winfield. Funeral arrangements are with the Johnson-Williams Funeral Home in Newbern, Tenn. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Annie Fodge (02/25/10)
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Annie E. McElyea Fodge, 83, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Feb. 17, 2010, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Samuel Curtis (02/25/10)
HILLSBORO, Ill. -- Samuel Dennis Curtis, 61, died Feb. 22, 2010, at his home. 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...
Mabel Merrick (02/25/10)
SIKESTON -- Mabel Merrick, 89, died Feb. 24, 2010, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Rebecca Tinsley (02/25/10)
DAMIANSVILLE, Ill. -- Rebecca Carlene Tinsley, 38, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at the St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Velda Witt (02/25/10)
CHAFFEE -- Velda Mae Witt, 93, died Feb. 24, 2010, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. 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...