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Stories from Tuesday, January 18, 2011

A day to celebrate, remember (01/18/11)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Only a handful of people in the room ever met the man being honored. The older adults recalled the speeches he made; the children only know what history has written. But Monday they all gathered to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his dream of a better world for all people...
Narcotics found during traffic stop (01/18/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A drug arrest was made as a result of a traffic stop over the weekend in Pemiscot County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Naylor shoots down Lady Bearcats 57-55 (01/18/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats had one of last year's Class 1 final four teams on the ropes for 31 of the 32 minutes that made up their Monday night game against the Naylor Lady Eagles. The visiting Lady Eagles, however, shot lights out from behind the arc hitting their last four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter which led to obtaining and keeping a late lead for a 57-55 win at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter...
SHS overcomes adversity for 70-64 win (01/18/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PARIS, Tenn. -- With so many lopsided victories this season, Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield actually doesn't mind facing a little adversity for a change. After a season of blowouts and lofty praise, Sikeston finally was staring down a team that withstood the Bulldogs' blows and made things interesting down to the wire...
Nailbiter (01/18/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- With time for one last shot after coming back to tie against Kelly Monday night, Scott City put the ball in junior Katie Hogan's hands and was not disappointed. Waiting until only a few seconds were left on the clock, Hogan hit a shot while shooting over two Lady Hawk defenders from the right side of the court to put her team up 49-47 with no time left on the clock...
Oran girls win; SHS freshmen get revenge (01/18/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com JACKSON -- The Oran Lady Eagles improved to 9-4 with a 53-37 road win over Saxony Lutheran on Monday night. Oran's Haley Glastetter led all scorers with 16 points as the Lady Eagles used a 15-6 run in the third quarter to put the game out of reach. Oran's Cheyanne King and Chrissy Sauceda added 12 and 11 points respectively...
Jay Allen Parsley (01/18/11)
PUXICO -- Jay Allen Parsley, son of Allen and Pamela Campbell Parsley of Puxico, was born on March 8, 1971, at Granite City, Ill., and departed this life in the Southeast Missouri Hospital at Cape Girardeau on Jan. 16, 2011, at the age of 39. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Florence Scherer (01/18/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Florence Elizabeth Scherer, 92, died Jan. 16, 2011, at Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Glenda R. Kindle (01/18/11)
SIKESTON -- Glenda Ruth Kindle, 85, died Jan. 15, 2011, 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...
Oma King (01/18/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Oma Lee Emory King, 94, died Jan. 17, 2011, at 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.
Lela Mae McElroy (01/18/11)
SIKESTON - Lela Mae McElroy, 91, died Jan. 15, 2011. at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Chancey Brackney (01/18/11)
SIKESTON -- Chancey Brackney, 75, died at his home in Sikeston on Jan. 15, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete.
Earnest G. Lawrence (01/18/11)
LILBOURN -- Earnest G. Lawrence, 71, died Jan. 15, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Billy Brown Sr. (01/18/11)
SPRINGFIELD -- Billy Eugene Brown Sr., 82, died Jan. 15, 2011, at Springfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Virgil F. Hanes (01/18/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Virgil F. Hanes, 79, died Jan. 17, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Eva Wilson (01/18/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Eva Martin Wilson, 96, died Jan. 14, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.