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Stories from Thursday, April 29, 2010

Easy pickins' (04/29/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Reese VanPelt let out a dramatic sigh and announced, strawberry picking is hard work. Then with a giggle and a shake of a her brown curls, she added with a grin, "but mostly it's fun.'' For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Three facing charges after meth labs are discovered (04/29/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Police Department is investigating a stolen vehicle turned rolling meth lab. Around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday, officers attempted to stop a possibly stolen vehicle, according to a news release issued by the department. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charges amended in Scott County drug investigation (04/29/10)
BENTON -- A Sikeston woman's charges in connection with a meth lab bust early Monday have been amended. Jerry L. Pullam, 33, is now charged with hindering prosecution of felony. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
May concert will feature legendary Motown group, the Temptations, at the Sikeston Field House (04/29/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In case you've been wondering about the advertisements for next month's concert: It's really them. "There's a lot of people wondering if it's the real Temptations," said the show's promoter, Carlos Nelson of SBL Entertainment of Atlanta. "This is the legendary Temptations featuring Otis Williams, the founder. He was there from the beginning and he's still there."...
I-55 pedestrian struck by car (04/29/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- A Portageville pedestrian was injured after being struck by a car late Wednesday in Pemiscot County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Six-run sixth helps East Prairie end skid (04/29/10)
With the Eagles scoring eight runs in the first six innings while holding the Braves scoreless, East Prairie was easily able to stave off the Brave's three run-rally in the seventh to win 8-3.
NMCC softball gets revenge (04/29/10)
For the last year, the New Madrid County Central softball team had to live with a 2-1 loss to the Kennett Lady Indians last spring. On Wednesday, the Lady Eagles got their revenge.
Sikeston soccer beats Notre Dame on penalty kicks (04/29/10)
Sikeston beat its rivals for just the second time since the program began in 2002.
Nedra Burch (04/29/10)
MATTHEWS -- Nedra Kay Burch, 68, died April 27, 2010, at the 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...
Ethel Gregory (04/29/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Ethel Rose Gregory, 87, died April 28, 2010, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Albert Gross (04/29/10)
TALLAPOOSA -- Albert Lee Gross, 66, died April 25, 2010, at the Gideon Care Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bill Hannah (04/29/10)
SIKESTON -- William E. "Bill" Hannah, 71, died April 29, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.