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Stories from Sunday, May 2, 2010

Children get an earlier start on learning (05/02/10)
NEW MADRID -- Today's parents know preparing a child for success begins early. Soon, many parents will have a partner in that process with Early Head Start. Area residents are already familiar with the Delta Area Economic Opportunity Corporation's Head Start, a preschool program for children ages 3 to 5. Early Head Start is designed for newborns to children up to age 3 and their families...
May Calendar Girl (05/02/10)
Kramer Schuerenberg, the daughter of Rick and Leah Schuerenberg, is the May Standard Democrat Calendar Girl. A senior at Sikeston High School, she plans to attend Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau following graduation. Schuerenberg was the fifth runner-up in the 2009 Miss Sikeston contest...
Conference attendance helps county fight marijuana (05/02/10)
BENTON -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department is gearing up to do their part in the battle against marijuana grow operations this spring. Two Sheriff's Department officers, Lt. Jerry Bledsoe and Sgt. Branden Caid, recently attended the 2010 Marijuana Eradication Conference in Osage Beach, according to Rick Walter, Scott County sheriff...
Nurseries report 'excellent spring' (05/02/10)
By Leonna Heuring leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When temperatures increased this spring, so did business at local lawn and garden centers. "It has really been an excellent spring so far," said David Bizzell of Bizzell's Nursery Co. in Sikeston. "Now we're into selling vegetable plants and bedding plants and all your tropical plants."...
Infant hit by car, in critical condition (05/02/10)
SIKESTON -- A 19-month-old was seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle on Friday. Around 2 p.m. Friday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety was contacted by Missouri Delta Medical in Sikeston in reference to a small child in the emergency room, with injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident...
Two arrested on drug charges (05/02/10)
BENTON -- Two Sikeston men were arrested as a result of a drug investigation. A Scott County deputy gained information of narcotic activity at the home of Phillip Stone, just outside of Sikeston, Sheriff Rick Walter said in a news release. A search warrant was obtained...
SHS advances to semis of SEMO Conference Tourney (05/02/10)
DEXTER -- Less than an hour away from game time, Sikeston's Jordan Williams abruptly got the news that he was heading to the mound to face the Dexter Bearcats in their first round game of the SEMO Conference tournament. Scheduled to make the start was Tyler Anderson, but soreness in his pitching arm scratched him from mound duty leaving Williams as they next option...
Kelly gets past NMCC on Thursday (05/02/10)
NEW MADRID -- Kicking things off in the SEMO Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon, the ninth-seeded Kelly Hawks defeated the eighth-seeded New Madrid County Central Eagles 12-3. The Hawks took control of the game early, scoring seven in the first and one in the second to take an 8-0 lead...
Chaffee squeezes out win over Panthers (05/02/10)
Staff Reports sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- Three squeeze bunts ended up being the difference in the Chaffee Red Devils' 6-3 victory over the Meadow Heights Panthers in eight innings on Friday night during the Chaffee Round Robin Baseball Tournament...
NMCC wins battle of unbeatens (05/02/10)
DELTA -- With unbeaten softball teams New Madrid County Central and Delta locked in a scoreless pitcher's duel, all it was going to take was one big play to win the game. Fortunately for NMCC, that play came from freshman Dallas Campbell. Campbell led off the seventh inning with a double and came around to score, giving the Lady Eagles a 1-0 win and while keeping their record an unblemished 14-0...
Olivia Williams (05/02/10)
CHAFFEE -- Olivia M. Williams, 94, of Chaffee, died April 30, 2010, at Monticello House in Jackson. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Barry Milhorn (05/02/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Barry Dale Milhorn, 54, formerly of Somerville, Tenn., died at 11:30 a.m. April 28, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jerry T. Harlow (05/02/10)
SIKESTON -- Jerry T. Harlow, 63, died at 4:30 a.m. April 30, 2010, at his daughter's home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mary Slayton (05/02/10)
SIKESTON -- Mary Lee Slayton, 79, died April 29, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Wimpy Allen (05/02/10)
BERNIE -- J.M. "Wimpy" Allen, 100, died May 1, 2010, at the Twin Rivers Medical Center at Kennett. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...