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Stories from Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Three vying for R-6 board (03/24/10)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston R-6 Board of Education's two incumbents, Paul H. Boyd of Sikeston and Scott Crumpecker of rural Sikeston, and former member, Mary White-Ross, will vie for the two seats available during the April 6 election. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
City officials mulling pseudoephedrine law (03/24/10)
SIKESTON -- City officials are contemplating a measure that will make it harder to get essential methamphetamine ingredients in the hands of drug manufacturers. "Pseudoephedrine is the key ingredient and meth cooks have to have it," Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, said in a recent news release. "We have a responsibility to keep this from those who want to use it for manufacturing methamphetamine."...
Addressing issues (03/24/10)
BENTON -- Scott County officials are putting the word out: properly displayed addresses are important. Commissioners approved revisions to the county's addressing ordinance during their Tuesday meeting. Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger said the revisions were needed to reflect some changes recommended by Joel Evans, emergency management director for the county...
Escapee caught Tuesday (03/24/10)
BCHARLESTON -- An escapee from the Mississippi County Detention Center is back in custody. "It's the worst thing a sheriff faces," Keith Moore, Mississippi County sheriff, said about the escape. Antonio Bogan, 26, of Charleston was being held in the county jail facility on a parole violation and distribution of drug charges, according to Moore...
Child's death reported (03/24/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- An autopsy is scheduled for today in the death of an 11-month-old. Around 9:51 a.m. Tuesday, Caruthersville Police Officers were called by a woman about a possible death. When they arrived on the scene, the mother said the baby was not breathing when she found him and her brother took the baby and was rushing him to the hospital...
Oran baseball rolls past Bloomfield 13-0 (03/24/10)
ed by a dominant performance on the mound from senior Zac Chasteen, the Oran Eagles cruised to an easy victory Tuesday afternoon.
Notre Dame baseball gets past Sikeston 10-5 (03/24/10)
Sikeston's rival to the north pounded out 10 hits and nine runs in the middle innings handing the Sikeston Bulldogs a 10-5 loss on Tuesday.
Getting counted is getting costly (03/24/10)
It can be assumed by now that you have received your 2010 census forms. Just over 120 million households should have received the forms in the mail sometime last week. And by now, a substantial portion of American households have already filled out the simple, 10-question survey and returned it in the postage-paid envelope...
Dogged by a tiny terrorist (03/24/10)
As people line up to take sides on the new health care reform, I can't help but be torn between the two sides. On the one hand it is a little socialist for my taste, but on the other you have my wife. My wife is the perfect example of why people need health care. If it is going to happen to somebody, it will happen to her. Without health insurance we would have been living in cardboard boxes a long time ago...
Cy Glueck (03/24/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Cyril John "Cy" Glueck, 72, formerly of New Hamburg, died Monday, March 22, 2010, at the family home. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Terry Bass (03/24/10)
JACKSON -- Terry Joe Bass, 48, died March 22, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are with Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Florence Poe (03/24/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Florence Emma Robinson Poe, 112, formerly of Charleston, died March 21, 2010, at the St. Francis Medical Center. McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Edith Barker (03/24/10)
MALDEN -- Edith Barker, 89, died March 21, 2010, at the Golden Living Center. Arrangements are with Landess Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dorothy Jones (03/24/10)
PORTAGEVILLE - Dorothy Ann Jones, 65, died March 23, 2010, at Hayti. DeLisle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Pam Lambert (03/24/10)
SIKESTON -- Pamela Warf Lambert, 63, died at 6:45 p.m. Monday, March 22, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eunice Mosley (03/24/10)
SIKESTON -- Eunice Webb Mosley, 84, died March 18, 2010, at her home. Born May 28, 1925, in Charleston, to the late John Wesley and Mattie Mae Webb, she was a member of the Mt. Calvary Powerhouse Church in Poplar Bluff. The Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home of Poplar Bluff is in charge of arrangements...
Walter Adams (03/24/10)
SIKESTON -- Walter Owens Adams, 60, died March 23, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Henry King (03/24/10)
CHARLESTON, Miss. -- Henry Michael King, 48, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 20, 2010, at his home.. The Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Cecil (03/24/10)
SIKESTON -- James Cecil, 81, died March 23, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...