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Stories from Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Joyful reunion (03/30/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man's search for his roots recently resulted in a joyful reunion with his birth mother. "I was adopted out of Kennett," said Kyle Carter, 28. "I was two months old." Carter, while he had done a little research into his background over the years, had become accustomed to explaining to doctors that he was adopted when asked about his family medical history...
Two die in morning house fire (03/30/10)
NEW MADRID - Two persons were killed in an early morning fire. At 6:11 a.m. a driver on Route U, one mile west of Highway 61, noticed a house on fire. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Altercation leads to stabbing (03/30/10)
MATTHEWS - An altercation between truck drivers is under investigation. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Two hurt in evening accident (03/30/10)
SIKESTON - Two Sikeston residents were injured in an accident Monday evening. At 6:30 p.m. Monday on Route HH, west of Route H, an eastbound vehicle driven by Seth C. Peters, 28, of Cape Girardeau, failed to slow down, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Peters' vehicle then struck the rear of an eastbound vehicle driven by William C. Cooper, 46, of Sikeston...
Meeting will address low birth weight (03/30/10)
SIKESTON - A baby born with a low birth weight may be at an increased risk of experiencing serious health problems as an infant as well as long-term disabilities as an adult. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Spring Cleanup dates are scheduled (03/30/10)
SIKESTON -- Dates for the city of Sikeston's Spring Cleanup are set for the last two weeks in April. The Spring Cleanup program gives residents two opportunities to dispose of bulky rubbish during their regular solid waste pickups. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Child hit by car in New Madrid (03/30/10)
NEW MADRID - A 6-year-old child is in serious condition after being struck by a car. According to New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens, his department was notified of a hit-and-run accident at 3:30 p.m. Monday on Pinnell Street. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Oran holds off Leopold (03/30/10)
In his first appearance on the mound of his young high school career, freshman Kody Moore couldn't have asked for much better results.
Valle too much for Scott City (03/30/10)
What started out as a close game for the first four innings, ended in a lopsided 18-4 win for the defending Class 2 champion Valle Catholic over Scott City.
Don Gibbons (03/30/10)
CHAFFEE -- Don Lee Gibbons, 79, died March 28, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center 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...
Elnolia Buchanan (03/30/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Elnolia M. Buchanan, 79, died March 27, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Susie Pettis (03/30/10)
SIKESTON -- Susie Beard Pettis, 48, died March 27, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. 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...
Seldon Quick (03/30/10)
BLOOMFIELD -- Seldon F. Quick, 92, died March 28, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bob D. Razer (03/30/10)
ESSEX -- Bob D. Razer, 73, died March 26, 2010, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Service in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...