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Stories from Sunday, November 21, 2010

Woman dies of assault injuries (11/21/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- An East Prairie woman allegedly assaulted by her boyfriend has died. Mississippi County Coroner Terry Parker said Laura Faison, 28, of East Prairie was taken to the hospital last week for injuries from what appears to be a case of domestic violence...
Rural crime: New investigative unit targets agriculture cases (11/21/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Since Sgt. Brenda Cone became the investigator for the brand-new Rural Crimes Unit in Southeast Missouri seven months ago, she's been shocked by the volume of rural crimes in her area. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Staff shortage affects circuit clerk's office (11/21/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- If you haven't been getting as quick of a response from the Scott County Circuit Clerk's Office that you are used to, it isn't because they aren't trying. "We're asking for patience from everyone as we diligently explore every opportunity to improve our services while absorbing ever-increasing limitations," said Christy Hency, circuit court clerk...
New payment options set (11/21/10)
BENTON -- November has brought some new payment options for people doing business with the Scott County Circuit Clerk's Office. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Libraries will sell 'angels' to replenish book collections (11/21/10)
DPS: Meet court obligations this holiday season (11/21/10)
SIKESTON -- To avoid possible jail time during the holidays, Sikeston Department of Public Safety urges residents with court obligations to address them now. "The holiday season is a special time of year to spend time with family and close friends," said Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for Sikeston DPS. "However, some find their plans interrupted when they neglect their court obligations."...
Sikeston falls to Warrenton (11/21/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs lost to the Warrenton Warriors 28-21 in a Class 4 semifinal game on Saturday. For more on the game see Monday's print and online edition of the Standard Democrat.
New leadership at SHS (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Entering his first year as head coach of the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs, Matt Schonoff will enter the season tasked with trying to improve on last season's 8-14 campaign that ended with a loss to Dexter in the Class 4, District 1 semifinals...
Dexter will be made up of highly-talented underclassmen (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- For the second-straight season, the word surrounding the Dexter Lady Bearcats is youth. Last year, Dexter turned their youth into a 15-10 season, falling in the Class 4, District 1 championship game to Notre Dame. However, once again, the Lady Bearcats will be full of underclassmen with only one senior and one junior on the roster...
Lady Eagles to utilize speed against opponents (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- Speed will be the appropriate word to describe the 2010-11 New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles basketball team. "We're going to be one of the faster teams around I think," said coach David Crockett. " We're going to get up and down the floor and we are going to make you have to handle the ball against a lot of pressure. That's been our forte since I've been here and we're not going to change anything."...
Thompson takes over at Charleston (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- You can't ask for a much better situation to step into as a rookie head coach than Josh Thompson has entered in taking over the reigns of the Charleston lady Bluejays program this season. After two straight trips to the Class 3, District 1 title game, Charleston returns three starters that were key to both of those postseason runs...
Lady Rams return three starters from their 19-6 squad (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- Three of the starters that put together a 19-6 record last season will be back this year for the Scott City Lady Rams. Leading the pack is junior Class 3, First Team All-Region selection Katie Hogan who last season averaged 16 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks and four assists per game...
Chaffee will rely heavily on three returning starters (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- Losing two keys seniors to graduation, the Chaffee Lady Red Devils will have to rely heavily on their three remaining holdovers from last season's team to guide a roster filled with newcomers. Those three are Adrienne Eichhorn, Randi Wiley and Ellie Sigman, all of whom saw significant playing time last year in what was a 5-17 campaign as the Lady Devils lost leading scorer Anna Ayers and Taylor Kirchdoerfer...
Lady Eagles have high hopes for 2010-11 season (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- The Oran Lady Eagles have high hopes in 2010-2011 season, returning three starters from last year's 11-11 squad that lost in the district finals to Meadow Heights. Back from last year's team is first team all-region selection Cheyanne King. The 5-11 senior averaged 20.6 points per game last season and 12.2 rebounds per game...
Portageville returns majority of starters (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Though their roster includes nine juniors and sophomores, this year's Portageville Lady Bulldog squad looks to have plenty of veteran leadership on the floor as they return four starting seniors from last year. Those seniors, Janika McIntyre, Katelyn Jackson, Brooke Johnson and Emily Delisle, helped guide the Lady Bulldogs to a 5-17 finish in their junior campaign...
Scott Central will be inexperienced but hard working (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Scott County Central Bravettes will face an obstacle that can only be overcome, simply put, by playing games. Scott Central contains a host of inexperienced young players for the 2010-11 season which could go either of two ways. It just depends on how they take the challenge that's ahead of them...
Kelly returns five players from last year (11/21/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks will return five players from a 17-10 team last year and will be on a quest to build on that fortune. Seniors Kristen Powell and Kayla Hicks will lead the Lady Hawks this year as they depart with senior Londyn Backfisch who led Kelly with 12 points per game in her last season...
Sikeston 7th graders drop opener to Kennett (11/21/10)
KENNETT - The Sikeston Bulldogs seventh grade basketball team lost their season opener 55-51 on the road to the Kennett Indians. Sikeston trailed 15-8 after one quarter but rallied to take a 23-22 lead into halftime against the Indians. Kennett used a big run in the third quarter and a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Andre Oliver to take a 43-31 lead heading into the final period...
Team's success can be measured in many ways (11/21/10)
Because of printing schedules and press deadlines, this column was written before the conclusion of Saturday's final four football game between Sikeston and Warrenton. But the thoughts expressed in this column apply regardless of Saturday's outcome...
Isabelle Kappler (11/21/10)
MINER -- Isabelle Marie Kappler, 89, died at 11:23 a.m. Nov. 19, 2010, at the Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Raymond Wyman (11/21/10)
PARMA -- Raymond J. Wyman, 80, died Nov. 18, 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...
Sheila Reeves (11/21/10)
MATTHEWS -- Sheila Reeves, 57, died Nov. 20, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.