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Stories from Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Circuit court to change hours (04/28/10)
BENTON -- In order to assist the county, Scott County Circuit Court offices will change their office hours to be the same as the county offices. Effective May 1, the following offices will be open at 8 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m.: Scott County Circuit Judge; Scott County Circuit Clerk including Associate Circuit Court and Probate Court; and Scott County Juvenile Office...
Gas line cut, catches fire (04/28/10)
SIKESTON - A backhoe operator severed a natural gas line creating what Sikeston Department of Public Safety officials described as an "extremely dangerous" situation Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sikeston DPS received a call of a natural gas fire at a vacant home at 630 Lanning St...
Mother-Daughter Tea: Annual event is scheduled for Sunday (04/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Mothers and daughters can spend an afternoon together and learn a little history in the process this weekend during Sikeston Public Library's annual Mother-Daughter Tea. Children's librarian Ann Thompson said the purpose behind the tea, set for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the facility, is to celebrate upcoming Mother's Day and the bond between mothers and daughters...
Reunion seeks to increase unity among residents (04/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Organizers of the upcoming Sunset Reunion are looking to increase unity among Sikeston residents and close the racial gap by enhancing the annual Labor Day weekend event in west Sikeston. "We want to make the Sunset Reunion -- not just for people of Sunset -- but for everyone," said the Rev. ...
Sikeston baseball falls to rival ND (04/28/10)
A throw from Notre Dame left fielder Trenton St. Cin sucked the air out of the Sikeston Bulldogs in a matter of seconds on Tuesday afternoon as he gunned down a would-be run at the plate in the form of Sikeston's Jordan Williams.
10-run fourth lifts Scot City over Charleston (04/28/10)
After beating East Prairie 11-0 in their last contest, the Rams capitalized on 12 walks by the visiting Charleston Bluejays on Tuesday afternoon as the they rolled to a 13-2 mercy rule win in the fifth inning.
Roundup: Sikeston soccer rallies for win (04/28/10)
All the scores that were reported to the Sikeston Standard Democrat on Tuesday.
Roundup: Oran slips past Woodland, 8-7 (04/28/10)
ORAN -- The Oran Eagles won their 10th game of the year on Tuesday afternoon with an 8-7 win over the Woodland Cardinals. Nolan Urhahn led the Eagles with two hits including a home run. Blake Carlyle also added two hits as well. Kody Moore earned the win in six innings of work. He allowed seven runs, four earned on six hits and seven walks. He also struck out six. Gabe Kielhofner picked up the save shutting down the Cardinals in the seventh inning...
Estes wins tourney (04/28/10)
KENTUCKY LAKE -- The Bootheel BassBusters held their second tournament of the year on April 18 on Kentucky Lake with the weigh-in at KenLake Marina. Mike Estes won the tournament with three bass weighing 8 pounds, 13 ounces, including the tournament Big Bass of 4 pounds,12 ounces which enabled him to win the tournament via the big bass tiebreaker...
Jean Bell (04/28/10)
DEXTER -- Jean E. Bell, 83, died April 26, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ginny Grant (04/28/10)
MORLEY -- Virginia "Ginny" Grant, 66, passed away April 27, 2010, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Keeping abreast of issues (04/28/10)
As a child I wanted to be many things. I wanted to be a fireman, a baseball player, cowboy and of course, president of the United States. Yes, president, but as with most things, when you grow up you, well, grow up. My dreams of being a baseball player disappeared when I realized I wasn't very good and after I looked in the mirror and saw what I looked like in a cowboy hat, I decided that wasn't for me either...
Death penalty debate continues (04/28/10)
In April of 1985, Ronnie Lee Gardner shot and killed an attorney during a court appearance at the Metropolitan Hall of Justice in Salt Lake City, Utah. Though handcuffed, a female acquaintance slipped him a small calibre weapon and he fatally shot an attorney in court that day for a completely different case. Gardner was in the court room to discuss evidence in an earlier murder case against him...