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Stories from Sunday, March 21, 2010

Drug disposal (03/21/10)
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Mastering the MAP test (03/21/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- School districts throughout state are gearing up to administer the annual Missouri Assessment Program tests, and while it's the students who take the exams, the parents also play a role in their child's success...
Benton ready to celebrate (03/21/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- As the kickoff celebration for Benton's sesquicentennial approaches, organizers are putting the final touches on plans and reaching out to community members to get involved. "This event will have a variety of historic and community-focused activities that will be interesting and fun," said Christy LeGrand, coordinator. "We encourage everyone to come out for this special celebration of Benton's Founders' Day."...
Working telethon phones is exciting, rewarding (03/21/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Working the phone banks for the annual Kenny Rogers Children's Center telethon can best be described with a single word: rewarding. "It's exciting, nerve wracking -- the camera is on you -- but it's fulfilling when you call someone because they are eager to help and willing to give," said Terri Adams. "It's a wonderful feeling because you know you've been a small part of a big cause. So many will benefit from what you do!"...
Funds will improve water systems (03/21/10)
WASHINGTON -- Area communities and water districts will receive funding from the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Water and Environment Program to improve the infrastructure of their water and wastewater systems. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cape Central downs Jays on Opening Night (03/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- Errors proved costly Friday night for the Charleston Bluejays who after playing the visiting Cape Central Tigers close early, fell 14-5. "The final score is not indicative of how we played tonight," Bluejay's coach Michael Minner said...
Baseball preview: SHS seeking consistency (03/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team had it's ups and downs last season. A squad that finished with nine wins and 12 losses were bounced out of the first round against North County in the district tournament towards the end of the year but made an impressive run through the always tough SEMO Conference Tournament only to fall to the Jackson Indians in the championship game, 6-5...
Baseball preview: Area teams have high expectations for 2010 season (03/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- Much like last year, youth will play large role this season for the Oran Eagles. "We were young last year and we're definitely young again," head coach Mitch Wood said. "I will say this, I've really been excited about the crew that I have out. They're doing a pretty good job of some things that we're wanting to do."...
Nancy Kinder (03/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Nancy Jo Kinder, 71, died March 18, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jon Limbaugh (03/21/10)
CHAFFEE -- Jon R. Limbaugh, 69, died March 19, 2010, at the family home. 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...
Charles Cauley (03/21/10)
CAMDENTON -- Charles Harrison Cauley, 70, died March 18, 2010, at the Camdenton Windsor Estates. 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...
Henrietta Ferrell (03/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Henrietta Ferrell, 91, died March 18, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center 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 Franklin (03/21/10)
FLORISSANT -- Robert L. Franklin, 99, formerly of Lilbourn, died March 16, 2010, at DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Howardville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Richard Strawser (03/21/10)
MARSTON -- Richard Strawser, 73, died March 20, 2010, at his home in Marston. DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete at this time.