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Stories from Thursday, November 4, 2010

Escapee captured (11/04/10)
NEW MADRID - Just after noon Thursday, New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens reported the capture of Donnie Eugene Tubbs, 35. Tubbs, who escaped from authorities Monday, was taken into custody in Tallahassee, Fla. Stevens said he expects Tubbs to be extradited to Arkansas...
Search for escapee continues (11/04/10)
NEW MADRID -- The search continues today for an escaped convict. New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said his officers are continuing to comb the area in search of Donnie Eugene Tubbs. Tubbs escaped Tuesday while being transported from St. Francois County in Missouri to authorities in Conway County, Ark...
Settling in: Employees adjusting to new, roomier offices (11/04/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Miner city officials have moved into their new office space at the Miner Convention Center while the facility itself continues to do brisk business. The city clerk, court clerk, collector and mayor have all moved into offices located toward the front of the new building, according to Danielle Patrick, city clerk...
Public admin closes estate, earns New Madrid County $50K (11/04/10)
NEW MADRID -- Price David Baker was frugal. Everyone in Canalou knew that. For a number of years, Baker lived in a small camper trailer on a family lot in Canalou. There was no running water to the trailer so Baker carried his water from the town's city hall across the street. He used an outhouse on the lot and warmed the small camper with heat from his oven during the winter...
Dry weather creates mixed outcome for local growers (11/04/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Fall's dry weather created ideal harvest conditions for farmers but combined with the warmer-than-average temperatures, it wreaked havoc on the corn crop. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Runaway (11/04/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Almost every game this season, the Sikeston Bulldogs have tried to throw off opposing defenses with some sort of big yardage play. Whether it be a long, gadget pass from quarterback Trey Lewis or a reverse/misdirection run from their array of running options...
Bearcats win their first playoff game since 1987 (11/04/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- Coming into Tuesday's Class 3 Regional against St. Genevieve, the last time Dexter had won a playoff game was back in 1987, when current head coach Aaron Pixley was still in uniform for the Bearcats. Now roaming the sideline instead of the field, Pixley watched his squad put up 473 yards of total offense in a 49-28 win that sends the Bearcats on to play Park Hills Central in sectionals Monday...
Green Wave fall to Herky, 29-18 (11/04/10)
HERCULANEUM -- The Malden Green Wave saw their season come to an end in a Class 2 regional football game on Wednesday night, losing to the Herculaneum Blackcats 29-18. Things seem to be going well for Malden, who led 12-7 at halftime and 18-15 after three quarters, but Herculaneum scored 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to end the Green Wave season at 8-3...
William Woods falls at Central Methodist 85-71 (11/04/10)
FAYETTE -- The William Woods University men's basketball team lost 85-71 at Central Methodist University Wednesday night. The CMU Eagles were among others receiving votes in the NAIA Men's Division I Basketball Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll. William Woods (0-2) was led in scoring by sophomore Logan Decker (Kansas City) with 24 points. Freshman Jonathon Nutt (Palmyra) added 13 points in the loss...
Eva L. Hinshaw (11/04/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Eva L. Hinshaw, 52, died at 3:50 a.m. Nov. 3, 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...
Ras Hall (11/04/10)
ESSEX -- Kurtis "Ras" Hall, 58, died Nov. 3, 2010, at 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...
Peggy Walton (11/04/10)
SIKESTON -- Peggy Walton, 69, formerly of Dorena, died at 3:37 p.m. Nov. 3, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
June Chen (11/04/10)
DEXTER -- June Carol Chen, 64, died Nov. 3, 2010, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Betty Wiggins (11/04/10)
DEXTER -- Betty Louise Thompson Wiggins, 73, died Nov. 3, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ethel Trousdale (11/04/10)
CHARLESTON -- Ethel Irene Vinson Trousdale, 89, died Nov. 2, 2010, at her home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Arvil Skinner (11/04/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Arvil L. Skinner, 66, died Nov. 3, 2010, at 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...
Lavona Jackson (11/04/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lavona Mae Jackson, 74, died Nov. 3, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Allie McCrary (11/04/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Allie Mae McCrary, 94, died Nov. 4, 2010, at Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete.