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Stories from Sunday, February 28, 2010

Mobile meth lab explodes, injures man (02/28/10)
news@standard-democrat.com MINER -- A Sikeston man is facing drug charges related to a shake-and-bake meth lab attempt gone bad Friday morning. John D. Smith, 44, has been charged by Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd with several felonies including possession of a controlled substance; possession of chemicals with intent to manufacture a controlled substance; possession of a meth precursor drug with intent to manufacture; and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.. ...
March Calendar Girl (02/28/10)
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Meth is topic during mock council session (02/28/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston Senior High School students once again tackled a hot topic during this year's Youth in Government Day: meth. A proposed bill which, if approved, would require a prescription to acquire drugs containing pseudoephedrine within Sikeston's city limits was the focus of the Youth in Government Day's mock City Council meeting Friday...
Country music artist to perform at telethon (02/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Country music artist Keni Thomas and his band Cornbread will perform March 20-21 during the 30th Annual Kenny Rogers Children's Center telethon, the Center has announced. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Scott County awarded grant (02/28/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Scott County Clerk's office received a grant of $44,722 to support election efforts. Scott County is eligible to receive up to $45,722 throughout the 2010 election cycle. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Top Dogs: Sikeston defeats Notre Dame for district title (02/28/10)
Senior Juqualin Wiggins led the Bulldogs to their second-straight district title over the Notre Dame Bulldogs in the Class 4, District 1 championship game at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter with a 63-52 win.
Different ways to fight blight (02/28/10)
Though I assume most readers don't follow the politics of Detroit, I have been following some developments there on their plans to regain control of problem neighborhoods. Please don't make any comparison between Detroit and Sikeston because none exists. Yet there are some similarities between two completely different communities trying to address specific housing issues...
Charles Collom (02/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Charles Floyd Collom Sr., 74, died Feb. 26, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Dorothy Parker (02/28/10)
DEXTER -- Dorothy Ann Gowen Hughes Parker, 91, died Feb. 26, 2010. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Reba Johnson (02/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Reba Whiteside Johnson, 99, died Feb. 26, 2010, at the Charleston Manor. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Connie Howell (02/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Connie Roy Howell, 80, who died Feb. 24, 2010, will be: Tim Howell, Tommy Howell, Andrew Howell, Jamie DeForest, Carrie DeForest and Kenny Dean Merideth. Honorary pallbearer will be Scott DeForest...
Helen Middleton (02/28/10)
SEARCY, Ark. -- Helen Middleton, 97, died Feb. 26, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.