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Stories from Friday, November 12, 2010

New Madrid Co. park honors 'true American heros' (11/12/10)
NEW MADRID -- The black marble sparkled in the Thursday's sunlight reflecting the faces of those gathered close in hopes of spotting the name of a father, brother, sister, uncle, cousin or friend etched in white. The names of the military veterans from New Madrid County who have answered their country's call...
Many assemble in Sikeston to honor veterans (11/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Thursday was a day for veterans. And in Sikeston, those from the area who served the country were honored with a special service at the Sikeston Field House. During World War I, the armistice was signed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, explained Maj. Paul Boyd of the Missouri National Guard, honored guest and speaker at the program...
Charleston shooting: Two are arrested for the murder (11/12/10)
CHARLESTON -- Two Charleston men have been charged with the Wednesday shooting death of a Hayti man. Javon C. Jones, 18, and Timothy A. Wiley, 30, both of Charleston are charged with first-degree robbery, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon for the murder of 22-year-old Justine Wright of Hayti...
Ditch 23 cleanout project approved (11/12/10)
CHARLESTON -- Funding for another ditch cleanout project in Mississippi County has been approved. Commissioner Steve Jones said during the regular County Commission meeting Wednesday that Mark Nussbaum, area engineer for the Natural Resources Conservation Service, confirmed the Emergency Watershed Protection Program funding Monday...
Boy Scouts distribute bags for food drive on Saturday (11/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Of all the community service projects in which local Boy Scouts participate, Vern Griffith, district chairman for the Cherokee District, said this weekend's is likely the most important. "The Scouting for Food program helps instill the concepts of community service and helping others in our Scouts," said Griffith. ...
Vehicular assault investigated (11/12/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The investigation continues into a vehicular assault that occurred Wednesday in Caruthersville. Around 11 a.m., officers responded to 601 East 18th Street in reference to an assault with a motor vehicle, according to a news release issued by City Marshal Chris Riggs...
Flannigan signs to play basketball at Lafayette (11/12/10)
DEXTER -- Even before his senior basketball season has started, Dexter's Alan Flannigan has decided where he wants to spend his collegiate career. Wednesday, in front of family, friends and coaches at the Bearcat Event Center, Flannigan signed his National Letter of Intent to play at Lafayette College in Easton, Penn...
Bearcats face tough test in No. 2 Bombers (11/12/10)
DEXTER -- Pushing ever deeper into the playoffs, the Dexter Bearcats will face their toughest test of the season Saturday when they take on the John Burroughs Bombers at 1:30 p.m. in the Class 3, quarterfinals. "We feel good about being in the state quarterfinals," Dexter coach Aaron Pixley said. "John Burroughs is very good and we know we're going to have to play very well to win it."...
Eldon McKenzie (11/12/10)
CHAFFEE -- Eldon Dale McKenzie, 76, died Nov. 9, 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...
Stan Wallace (11/12/10)
SEBREE, Ky. -- Sanford "Stan" Ray Wallace, 75, died Nov. 8, 2010, near Evansville, Ind., as the result of an auto accident. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Terry Counts (11/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Terry Wayne Counts, 48, formerly of East Prairie, died Nov. 10, 2010, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Carl Johnson (11/12/10)
MOREHOUSE -- Carl Johnson, 66, died at 1 p.m. Nov. 11, 2010, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Buddy Cox III (11/12/10)
SIKESTON -- J.F. "Buddy" Cox III, 77, died Nov. 11, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ruby Davis (11/12/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ruby Irby Davis, 89, died at 8 p.m. Nov. 9, 2010, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
W.C. Felton (11/12/10)
MOREHOUSE -- W.C. Felton, 72, died Nov. 11, 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.
Carole Bays (11/12/10)
DEXTER -- Carole A. Bays, 53, died Nov. 10, 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...
Glenda Glaus (11/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Glenda Joyce Glaus, 67, died Nov. 10, 2010, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Roy Bonner (11/12/10)
SIKESTON -- The Rev. Roy Lessie Bonner Sr., 58, died Nov. 7, 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...
Marion Geiser (11/12/10)
SIKESTON -- Marion A. Geiser, 90, died Nov. 11, 2010, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.