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Stories from Thursday, March 4, 2010

Water District gears up for next phase (03/04/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com HAYWOOD CITY -- Work is moving along on Scott County's Public Water Supply District No. 4, with officials now looking to the second phase of the project. "The storage tank has been erected and is scheduled to be finished by March 17," said Tim McIntyre, system manager...
Roundup nets many arrests (03/04/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Several law enforcement agencies worked to execute numerous search warrants in Pemiscot County early Wednesday morning. These arrest warrants were a result of several drug investigations conducted by various agencies. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Emerson faces contested race (03/04/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Races are developing for the August primary and November general elections with nearly a month left for candidates to add their names to the ballot. According to the official Web site of Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, three men, who are campaigning to replace U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson in Congress, have filed along with the incumbent, who is seeking her eighth term in office...
Event will battle growing prescription abuse dangers (03/04/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Trends indicate more of today's teenagers are passing on the hard-to-obtain street drugs and opting for the typically easily accessible prescription drugs. Jane Pfefferkorn, executive director of Mission Missouri, said prescription drug abuse is so dangerous...
Group forms to promote the arts in Bootheel (03/04/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - It is the oldest home in New Madrid, but it is housing one of the newest attractions to the community. Wednesday afternoon the Hart-Stepp House opened its doors to members of the River Heritage Association, a group formed to promote tourism and the cultural heritage of the Missouri counties along the Mississippi River...
Pioneer will build facility in New Madrid County (03/04/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Pioneer Hi-Bred will build a new facility on 129 acres in New Madrid County and expects the plant to be operational and employing 50 new workers by the fall of 2011. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Near Upset: Sikeston boys survive scare from Farmington (03/04/10)
The Bulldogs used a big second half effort to pull out a close win against Farmington Wednesday night, knocking off the Knights 65-57 in state sectional competition.
Barbara Kembel (03/04/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Barbara Beis Kembel, 35, formerly of Portageville, died March 2, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Norma Ellsworth (03/04/10)
DEXTER -- Norma McConnell Ellsworth, 88, died March 1, 2010, at her home. 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...
Edward Mooney (03/04/10)
BERNIE -- Edward Ray Mooney, 84, died March 3, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. 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...
Freda Grant (03/04/10)
SIKESTON -- Freda Marie Lambert Grant, 88, of Sikeston died at 5:50 p.m., March 3, 2010. 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...