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Stories from Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Woman dies in fire (04/21/10)
MINER - A woman died as the result of a fire Tuesday morning at her home. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Chaffee teen dies in accident (04/21/10)
DELTA -- A Chaffee teen died Tuesday in a single-vehicle accident. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Week focuses on work zone safety (04/21/10)
SIKESTON -- With the kickoff of construction season, Missouri drivers are seeing a lot of orange. And this week, the color will be in unusual locations, as buildings and other structures "go orange" to bring awareness of the Operation Orange initiative, focused on work zone safety. The state initiative is being held in conjunction with National Work Zone Awareness Week, which began Monday and runs through Friday...
Officials discuss county landfill (04/21/10)
BENTON -- Scott County commissioners are hoping the county landfill has passed another benchmark in the long, slow process of closure. Commissioners met with Rick Pretz of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Southeast Regional Office in Poplar Bluff during Thursday's County Commission meeting to discuss a catch basin for the landfill...
Sikeston soccer beats Cape Central to keep hot start going (04/21/10)
Entering the 2010 season, Sikeston girls soccer coach Derrick Long wasn't sure what to expect with a team made up of a majority of underclassmen. What he has gotten is the best start since the program began in 2002.
Sikeston boys, Dexter girls win Dexter meet (04/21/10)
The Bulldogs men squad took first place out of the four teams attending the meet, scoring 108 points in the meet.
Sikeston baseball defeats Charleston 6-4 (04/21/10)
We don't want to lose to them because they are Charleston," Sikeston senior Jordan Williams said. "(The rivalry) is there. It's always been there.
Sikeston netters fall (04/21/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog tennis team fell 6-3 to the visiting Cape Central Tigers on Tuesday afternoon. Stuart Strom and Landon Hampton were responsible for all three of the Bulldogs' tallies winning each of their singles matches as well as pairing up for a doubles win as well...
Donna Gerhardt (04/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Donna Gerhardt, 47, died April 20, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jeanann McReynolds (04/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Jeanann Skelton McReynolds, 66, died at 11:09 a.m. April 20, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Stephanie Henderson (04/21/10)
CHARLESTON -- Stephanie R. Henderson, 39, died April 16, 2010, at the St. 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...
Felix McClinton (04/21/10)
HAYWOOD CITY -- Felix "Sweetman" McClinton, 54, died April 19, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Laura Russell (04/21/10)
SIKESTON -- Laura Bell Moore Russell, 63, formerly of East Prairie, died at 9:50 p.m. April 19, 2010, in the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jimmie Lutes (04/21/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Jimmie Dale Lutes, 81, of Morehouse, died April 19, 2010 at the Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Davis (04/21/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- James Hubert Davis, 68, passed away April 18, 2010, at his home in Caruthersville due to a massive heart attack. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Majority lacks trust in leaders (04/21/10)
An unfortunate reality of current political life is that few topics today generate overwhelming support or condemnation. We are clearly divided in this great nation over issues large and small. But now - at long last - comes one topic that has gathered nearly 80 percent agreement among the American public. Unfortunately that massive rallying issue is our universal distrust of the federal government...