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Stories from Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Negotiations continue (03/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Missouri Delta Medical Center officials say they are "confident" they will reach a resolution with a major insurance company. According to MDMC news release, the local hospital has sought to address shortcomings in its existing Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield contract including coverage for orthopedic and neurosurgical spine services for several month. Officials explained that without an increase in payments it will not be able to offer these services in Sikeston...
Signs of spring (03/09/10)
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Casting a big shadow (03/09/10)
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Charleston farmer chairs committee (03/09/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- With more than two decades experience owning and managing a family farm, Stephen T. Burke knows a lot about the agriculture community. And he'll take all that experience, plus what he hears from others involved in agriculture, into account over the next four years while he serves as chairperson of the United States Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency State Committee in Missouri...
Tornado drills are postponed (03/09/10)
SIKESTON -- Due to a small risk of mini-supercellular tornadoes this afternoon,the state-wide tornado drills for Missouri have been postponed until 1:30 p.m. Thursday.
Risco, SCC ready for sectionals (03/09/10)
The Risco boys basketball team will take on Dora while the Scott County Central boys will face St. Elizabeth.
Spring is here (03/09/10)
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Darris Pruitt (03/09/10)
DEXTER -- Darris Pruit, 62, died March 8, 2010, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. The Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete at this time.
Alma Murphy (03/09/10)
BERTRAND -- Alma Geraldine Murphy, 80, died March 8, 2010, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. 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...
Harold Chipman (03/09/10)
MATTHEWS -- Harold Wayne "Hob" Chipman, 79, died March 8, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Herschel Oliphant (03/09/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Herschel L. "Fat" Oliphant, 81, died at 6:34 p.m. March 8, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Goble Trail Jr. (03/09/10)
MATTHEWS -- Goble Trail Jr., 90, died at 6:15 a.m. March 8, 2010, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Arvil Hall (03/09/10)
EAST PRAIRIE - Arvil Raymond Hall, 82, died at 9:35 a.m. March 7, 2010, in the East Prairie 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...
Betty Overfelt (03/09/10)
DEXTER -- Betty Overfelt, 67, died March 8, 2010, at her home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Harold Edgar (03/09/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Harold Edgar, 82, died March 9, 2010, at Marston. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Faye Blattel (03/09/10)
WOODLAND, Texas -- Faye Blattel, 68, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died March 6, 2010, at St. Lukes Hospital in Woodland. 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...
Pauline Hendrix (03/09/10)
EAST PRAIRIE - Pauline May Hendrix, 83, died at 2:25 p.m. March 7, 2010, in the East Prairie 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...