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Stories from Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Pioneering: Ground broken for new seed-production plant (05/18/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Ground was officially broken Monday for the construction of a $55-million soybean production facility in New Madrid County. Located on a 129-acre site just outside of New Madrid, the Pioneer Hi-Bred New Madrid Soybean Production Plant -- the company's first in Missouri -- will contribute to Southeast Missouri being a leading soybean producer in the world...
New ideas bring success (05/18/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- You can't win if you don't play. That's the message Terry Whipple repeated over and over at an Entrepreneur Conference held Monday night at the Clinton Building in Sikeston. Organized by the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, entrepreneurs from Scott, Stoddard and Cape Girardeau counties attended to learn more from Whipple, executive director of Juneau County Economic Development Corp. in Wisconsin...
Renovations begin (05/18/10)
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Fuel spill cleanup is under way (05/18/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is directing the cleanup of an estimated 100 gallons of diesel fuel released during a traffic accident this morning in New Madrid County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston man is sentenced on drug charges (05/18/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Sikeston, Missouri man was sentenced on drug trafficking charges in U.S. District Court. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Local athletes qualify for state championships (05/18/10)
PRINCIPIA -- Plenty of local athletes will make the trip to Jefferson City for the Class 2 State Championships on Friday and Saturday after qualifying in sectionals on Monday afternoon. The event was originally scheduled for Saturday but moved to Monday because of heavy rains on Friday night and Saturday...
Sikeston survives scare from Festus (05/18/10)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston soccer team survived a scare from seventh-seeded Festus, winning 5-4 in the quarterfinals of the Class 2, District 1 Tournament at Farmington on Monday. Sikeston freshman Madison Chaney scored three goals, including the game-winner in the 73rd minute to help the Lady Bulldogs advance...
District dogfights (05/18/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- It took an extra inning but the fifth-seeded Bell City Cubs defeated the fourth-seeded Scott Central Braves 9-7 to advance to the second round of the Class 1, District 3 tournament. "We've been a team that's been a seventh inning team to come back all year and we just ran out of magic," Braves coach Matt Limbaugh said. ...
Dexter second after first round (05/18/10)
SPRINGFIELD -- Dexter jumped out of the gate quickly at the Class 3 Golf State Championships, finishing in second place after one day of play at Island Green Golf Club. Dexter shot a 316 as a team to put them 17 shots behind leader, Westminster Christian Academy. Pembroke Hill, St. Francis Borgia and Warrensburg all sit with 316 as well...
Blackcats end NMCC season (05/18/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Offensive woes for the New Madrid County Central Eagles led to the end of their 2010 baseball season on Monday afternoon falling to the No. 4 seed Fredericktown Blackcats, 12-1 in five innings at the Class 3, District 1 tournament at Notre Dame Regional High School...
Becky Jackson (05/18/10)
LILBOURN -- Rebecca L. "Becky" Jackson, 49, died at 8:16 a.m. May 16, 2010, in the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Buddy Randall (05/18/10)
CHARLESTON -- Clarence H. "Buddy" Randall, 78, died May 14, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Carl Lee Roberts (05/18/10)
DEXTER -- Carl Lee Roberts, 86, died May 16, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Doris Barber (05/18/10)
DEXTER -- Doris Lee Barber, 77, died May 16, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Eula Martindale (05/18/10)
NEW MADRID -- Eula Martindale died May 18, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Vivian Hooper (05/18/10)
BERTRAND -- Vivian Skelton Hooper, 85, died May 16, 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...
Chuck Gremard (05/18/10)
GREENWAY, Ark. -- Jimmy "Chuck" Gremard, 41, died May 16, 2010, at University of Arkansas Medical Center in Little Rock. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Johnnie Lorraine Taber (05/18/10)
SIKESTON-- Johnnie Lorraine Taber, age 65, died May 17, 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...
Vicki Lochridge (05/18/10)
CHARLESTON -- Vicki Lochridge 52, died May 17, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Wayne Lovette (05/18/10)
BLODGETT -- Hershel Wayne Lovette, 67, died May 16, 2010, at his home in Blodgett. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.