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Stories from Friday, January 14, 2011

Off duty: Porter bids a farewell to DPS, drug abuse prevention program (01/14/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For more than 20 years, Sgt. Shirley Porter was a familiar face among kindergarten through fifth graders at Sikeston Public Schools. But today is the last day the officer will be on duty. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Process for new bridge replacement under way (01/14/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners have started the process for a federally-funded bridge replacement. Commissioners signed a consulting service contract with Smith and Co. of Poplar Bluff for the county's next Off-System Bridge Replacement Program project during their regular meeting Thursday...
Races heating up for boards of education (01/14/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Those interested in seeking office on their local school board need to act fast as Tuesday is the deadline to file for candidacy. Filing for the April 5 election opened Dec.14, and the races are heating up in several school districts...
Act of giving (01/14/11)
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Branson enters not guilty plea (01/14/11)
BENTON -- A Miner teen entered a plea of not guilty in the death of another. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Teen jailed on sex assault charges (01/14/11)
SIKESTON -- A juvenile is in custody for sexual assault of a minor. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Cold shooting Sikeston can't handle Notre Dame (01/14/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Sometimes the simplest things to do can be the hardest. The Sikeston girls basketball team discovered that on Thursday missing numerous layups in a 69-38 loss to rival Notre Dame at the Sikeston Field House. "I thought we played hard, but the biggest thing is that we missed way too many layups," said Sikeston coach Matt Schonhoff. ...
Ram tough (01/14/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DELTA -- In helping lead the Scott City Lady Rams to the Scott-Mississippi County Tournament championship Thursday night, Katie Hogan reached a milestone not many juniors see. Opening the game 14 points shy of the 1,000 point mark in her career, Hogan found herself three points shy midway through the fourth with her team up by 10 against the hosting Delta Bobcats...
Porter, SCC too much for East Prairie (01/14/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- In southeast Missouri, Scott County Central's Otto Porter has become a household name. His dominating presence on the basketball court has earned the senior that status and quite a few accolades to boot. Porter's latest honor was an article by senior basketball recruiting analyst, Dave Telep, of ESPN Recruiting on ESPN.com claiming Porter as the 'best high school recruit no one knows about.'...
Advance holds off Chaffee; Sikeston ninth graders roll (01/14/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Red Devils fell to 7-4 on the season, losing a hard fought 70-65 contest to Advance on Thursday night. Chaffee led 21-19 after one quarter but Advance built a 36-32 lead heading into the break. The Hornets extended the lead to 52-46 after three, but the Red Devils couldn't close the gap...
Juanita Maynard (01/14/11)
CHESTERFIELD -- Juanita Bea Maynard, 89, formerly of East Prairie, died Jan. 12, 2011, in the St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Belma Howard (01/14/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Belma Lucille Jones Howard, 95, died at 9:55 p.m. Jan. 12, 2011, 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...
Leonard Carwile (01/14/11)
DEXTER -- Leonard Dean Carwile, 80, died Jan. 12, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
C.C. Godfrey (01/14/11)
DEXTER -- Clifton "C.C." Godfrey, 99, died Jan. 12, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.