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Stories from Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Now here this (03/03/10)
Kendall Hinton takes a hearing test with Kathy Bohannon, speech-language pathologist, as Timothy Blissett Jr. waits his turn. Sikeston Kindergarten, Early Childhood Center and the Parents as Teachers program will conduct their annual birth to 4 years screening March 11-12, 15-16 at the Kindergarten Center. ...
Child's death investigated (03/03/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Investigation is continuing into the death of a child. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Miner Convention Center: Construction gets under way (03/03/10)
MINER -- The foundation for Miner's convention center is taking shape. The facility may also serve as a base upon which to build up local businesses. "It's really generated a lot of interest in the area," said Janet Tuttle, Miner's city clerk. "Of course the hotels are looking for more business out of it. I think it will be a big asset to the area when it finally gets finished."...
If something's fishy, it must be Lent (03/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Several organizations and churches make it easy for Christians who abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent to find a tasty meal each week. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Quake rattles area (03/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Several Southeast Missouri residents reported feeling a light tremor Tuesday afternoon. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lady Jays to face Kennett in finals (03/03/10)
Charleston defeated Scott City 57-55 in the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 Tournament.
Richland knocks off Leopold in semis (03/03/10)
Thornton had a game-high 23 points and 16 rebounds to lead the No. 2 seeded Rebels past the No. 3 seed Wildcats in a 77-65 win.
Risco is one step closer to district title (03/03/10)
The Tigers defeated Southland 51-41 at the Class 1, District 1 tournament at Gideon High School.
Oak Ridge gets 47 from Brett Thomas to down Oran (03/03/10)
ORAN -- The Oran Eagles had three double-figure scorers, they knocked down nine 3-pointers and they had a total team effort offensively. But all that still wasn't enough to stop Brett Thomas and the Oak Ridge Bluejays Tuesday night. Oak Ridge took advantage of a huge offensive effort from Thomas to pull out a 70-62 victory in a district semifinal game that was close throughout...
Bobby Pullen (03/03/10)
BELL CITY -- Bobby Lee Pullen, 63, died Feb. 27, 2010, in at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston following an extended illness. 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...
Margaret Moorman (03/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Tuesday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston for Margaret L. Moorman, 71, who died Feb. 27, 2010, were: Justin Moorman, Kenneth Moorman Jr., David Dixon, Robby Dixon, Ben Talley and Kyle Dixon.
Mary Price (03/03/10)
PEORIA, Ariz. -- Mary Lou Price, 73, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 27, 2010, in Peoria. 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....
Jimmie Lee Williams (03/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Jimmie Lee Williams, age 75, went home to his Heavenly Father on March 2, 2010, at his home in Sikeston. 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...
Robert Combs (03/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Robert Combs, 56, died Feb. 26, 2010, at his home. 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...
Evelyn Warf (03/03/10)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn Beatrice Briggs Warf, 87, died Feb. 27, 2010, at her home in Sikeston. 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...
Cost controls can save the budget (03/03/10)
Though the concept is certainly not original, our federal government needs only to look at the private sector to find the answer to our fiscal crisis. Two dozen major national retailers last week reported financial data and guess how they turned around their lagging business?...