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Stories from Monday, April 12, 2010

Dynamite threat brings evacuation (04/12/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A man is in custody after he threatened to blow up himself, police officers and his neighbors with dynamite. At 10:20 p.m. Sunday, Caruthersville Police were called to a residence on 10th Street where a person was threatening suicide. When officers attempted to contact the man, he refused to open the door...
Dexter man dies in fiery car accident (04/12/10)
SIKESTON -- A Dexter man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Sunday in New Madrid County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 8 p.m. on U.S. Highway 60, a quarter of a mile west of Sikeston. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cookin' up fun: SACC's Red Neck Barbecue draws record numbers (04/12/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The barbecue teams walk away with the trophies while the judges remain behind closed doors. The winners praise the judges for their expert taste while the losers may grumble. But for the 41 teams participating in Saturday's Red Neck barbecue each entry they submitted in the chicken, ribs, pork and brisket category were carefully considered by the judges...
Numbers up for state supplemental food program (04/12/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- While Missouri's WIC program has experienced an overall growth over the past year, the statewide trend is split among local county health departments. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vehicle strikes a Sikeston house (04/12/10)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston home was hit in a Friday afternoon accident. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dexter receives grant for fire truck (04/12/10)
DEXTER - The United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Community Facility Grant Program will provide $117,150 in federal grant funding to Dexter to purchase a new pumper fire truck. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
All-star extravaganza (04/12/10)
Charleston's Deonte Jones out-dueled Poplar Bluff's Jay Raulston to win the BA Promotions Slam Dunk contest with a little extra motivation from a past slam dunk champion.
Mary Cooney (04/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Mary B. Cooney, 73, died April 9, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
David Fraser (04/12/10)
SIKESTON -- David Fraser, 49, died April 10, 2010, at his father's home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Clora Twitty (04/12/10)
DEXTER -- Clora Twitty, 95, died April 12, 2010, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later.
Bob Wheatley (04/12/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Arthur Edward "Bob" Wheatley, 72, died April 10, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rose Talley (04/12/10)
ROLLA -- Rose Talley, 97, formerly of Chaffee, died April 10, 2010, at the Rolla Manor Care Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gerald Jackson (04/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Gerald V. Jackson, 71, passed away at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Akins (04/12/10)
NEW MADRID -- Mary Lillian Akins, 82, died April 7, 2010, at the WestRidge Place in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.