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Stories from Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Moving Wall to return (03/02/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Wall is coming back. During the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday, Tom Austin announced that his attempt to book The Moving Wall here again as part of the city's sesquicentennial celebration was successful...
On the farm: Man creates miniature farm scene (03/02/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Making wooden birdhouses started as a hobby for Jimmy Bruenderman and evolved into his creation of "the big farm." Using lumber from an old family barn dating back to the 1940s, Bruenderman pieced together a barn and black smith shop complete with farmers, animals and equipment...
Mowing bids awarded; vendors question policy (03/02/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- City officials will take measures to ensure bidding vendors know in advance about the city's local vendor preference policy. Council members awarded 21 mowing contracts during their regular meeting Monday for mowing in 2010-2011...
Agencies combine to host event (03/02/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With a high unemployment rate in Southeast Missouri, it's safe to say there are lots of people looking for jobs. But four agencies are working to bring the unemployed together with businesses that are hiring with the Sikeston Area Job Fair...
Four charged in Sunday burglary (03/02/10)
SIKESTON -- Four teens are charged following the investigation of the Sunday night burglary at a Sikeston business. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Oran survives Saxony Lutheran for chance to play for district title (03/02/10)
The Oran Lady Eagles got quite a scare but were able to hold on and defeat Saxony Lutheran 52-49 to advance to the Class 2 District 3 championship game.
Easy wins highlight boys first round play in Class 3 District 1 (03/02/10)
No game was decided by fewer than 28 points as all of the higher seeds advanced to the semifinals.
Rita Mae Friga (03/02/10)
CHAFFEE -- Rita Mae Friga, 76, died March 1, 2010, at the family home. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marion Brown (03/02/10)
CHARLESTON -- Marion Carey Josephine Woodham Brown, 87, died at 2:40 a.m. March 1, 2010, at the Miner Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Norma Ellsworth (03/02/10)
DEXTER -- Norma Ellsworth died March 1, 2010, at her home in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Dorothy Rosenfeld (03/02/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dorothy J. Rosenfeld, 68, died at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 28, 2010, in the Charleston Manor Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Brad Eldridge (03/02/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Brad D. Eldridge, 57, died Feb. 28, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jim Williams (03/02/10)
SIKESTON -- Jim Williams, 75, died March 2, 2010, at his home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Margaret Harbin (03/02/10)
PUXICO -- Margaret V. Harbin, 89, died Feb. 27, 2010, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...