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Stories from Friday, March 5, 2010

Anthem may drop MDMC (03/05/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A letter from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has the health insurance company's customers in this area concerned they may soon not be covered at the nearest hospital. Officials and employees of Scott and Mississippi counties were among the customers notified in a letter dated Monday that due to the termination of the provider contract with Anthem by Missouri Delta Medical Center on Feb. ...
Interstate wreck injures three (03/05/10)
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Road projects postponed due to the lack of federal funds (03/05/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The most direct route to Charleston from East Prairie is likely to remain a rough ride for the time being. Mississippi County commissioners reviewed communications from the Missouri Department of Transportation regarding MoDOT's plans for Highway 105 during their weekly meeting Thursday...
GIS system data to be streamlined (03/05/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County's 911 system will soon have a better way to update its data with address and mapping information. During their meeting Thursday, county commissioners and Joel Evans, emergency services manager, had a conference call with Matt Sorenson of Midland GIS, which manages the GIS, or mapping, system for the county, excluding 911...
Locating business news is welcome (03/05/10)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The announcement Thursday of plans to construct a commercial and parent soybean seed production facility in New Madrid County is welcomed news at the local, state and even federal level. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Battle of Sand Ridge begins (03/05/10)
SIKESTON -- The reenactment of the Battle of Sand Ridge is under way. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Chaffee man faces marijuana charges (03/05/10)
CHAFFEE -- After an investigation, the Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force and Chaffee Police Department arrested James A. Stewart, 29, of Chaffee after a search of his residence revealed an illegal marijuana growing operation. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Two charged in convenience store robbery (03/05/10)
BENTON -- Two rural Haywood City men were charged Thursday for their involvement in the January robbery at a Benton convenience store. Jim "Bug" Harris Jr., 49, and Timothy Winston, 36, are charged with first degree robbery, armed criminal action and felony stealing for the Jan. 28 robbery at AmeriMart in Benton, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter...
Risco roars: Tigers win first district title since 1994 (03/05/10)
Sophomore Chris Pavy's layup with 2 seconds remaining gave Risco a 71-70 victory and a upset win of the Class 1 District 1 title.
SCC breezes past Rebels (03/05/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DELTA -- Scott County Central's Otto Porter is human after all. A slight hiccup had the Braves up by six points after the first quarter on 1-of-6 shooting from the junior. "I just couldn't hit anything," said Porter. "We couldn't get going at first. We just didn't come out ready to play and we were slowed down a little bit."...
Jays knock off NMCC in double OT (03/05/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com KENNETT -- With seconds remaining in regulation and his team trailing by three, Charleston's Devonte Johnson stepped into the spotlight. Johnson drained a 3-pointer as time expired to force overtime. Charleston eventually knocked off the New Madrid County Central Eagles in double overtime, picking up an 86-82 district semifinal victory...
Blanche Hardin (03/05/10)
DARDANELLE, Ark. -- Blanche Arbelle Hardin, 84, died March 3, 2010, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shinn Chapel in Russellville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Wagoner (03/05/10)
ORAN -- James Dale Wagoner, 52, died March 3, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Laura Moore (03/05/10)
NEW MADRID -- Laura Lee Moore, 79, died Feb. 28, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Barnes (03/05/10)
DEERFIELD, N.H. -- William Arthur Barnes II passed away on Feb. 23, 2010, in Deerfield. He was 96 years of age. Funeral arrangements are with the Richard's Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
R.V. Bowers (03/05/10)
SIKESTON -- R.V. Bowers, 76, died March 3, 2010, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Denton (03/05/10)
SIKESTON -- James Denton, 73, died March 4, 2010, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.