[Nameplate] Fair ~ 58°F  
High: 65°F ~ Low: 47°F
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Stories from Thursday, April 8, 2010

Redneck BBQ (04/08/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although this year's Redneck BBQ will feature teams from across the nation, there will be plenty of local flavor as well. Seven teams from the Sikeston area -- including the USA Grand Champion in pork -- are among the 41 teams that signed up for this weekend's Kansas City Barbecue Society-sanctioned-event at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo Grounds...
Learning by the numbers (04/08/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In their spare time, first graders Tyler Gilmer and Sameer Tahir can often be found adding to their 100-foot long number scrolls -- an individual math class assignment that began using just one sheet of paper...
Bootheel man arrested for drugs (04/08/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A routine traffic stop led to an arrest of a man on drug charges. At 1:50 a.m. today, Caruthersville Police stopped a vehicle due to defective equipment. While talking to the driver, according to Caruthersville City Marshal Chris Riggs, officers observed drug paraphernalia in his pocket...
Two injured in car accident (04/08/10)
DELTA - Two persons were injured in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday. At 9:34 p.m. on County Road 254, four miles west of Delta, Brittney N. Hutson, 20, of Chaffee was driving northbound when her vehicle ran off the roadway. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wash out: Scott City beats Eagles in rain, SCC-Risco called off (04/08/10)
With the Rams holding a two-run lead and Brett Dirnberger up to bat to start the top of sixth, lightning streaked across the sky, resulting in a halt to play that would eventually give Scott City the 4-2 win.
Dallas Finley (04/08/10)
DIEHLSTADT -- Dallas Finley, 87, died April 7, 2010, at his home. 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...
Maryann Davis (04/08/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Maryann Jeanette Davis, 67, died April 5, 2010, at the Westwood Hills Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins Funeral Home of Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Betty Stanton (04/08/10)
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -- Betty Blankinship Stanton, 80, died March 28, 2010, at Springfield, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Flossie Stanley (04/08/10)
BERNIE -- Flossie Stanley, 88, died April 7, 2010, in the Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Angerie Hardgrave (04/08/10)
FARRENBURG -- Angerie Hardgrave, 91, died April 6, 2010, at her home in Farrenburg surrounded by her loving family. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robert Young (04/08/10)
HOWARDVILLE -- Robert Edward Young, 74, died March 31, 2010, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ruth Ditto (04/08/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ruth V. Ditto, 88, died April 7, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Gary Branum (04/08/10)
NEW MADRID -- Gary G. Branum, 63, died April 7, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.