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Stories from Thursday, January 27, 2011

Murder charges filed (01/27/11)
BENTON -- Murder charges were filed against two individuals following the death of an 17-month-old child. On Wednesday, Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd charged Tabitha Hail with second degree murder, abuse of a child resulting in death and endangering the welfare of a child...
Ag PhD (01/27/11)
MINER - More than 400 farmers went back to school Wednesday for their Ag PhD. Brian Hefty, who co-hosts Ag PhD-TV with his brother Darren, presented the 2011 Ag PhD Winter Workshop at the Miner Convention Center. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Longtime Sikeston leader dies at 84 (01/27/11)
SIKESTON -- Longtime Sikeston businesswoman Mildred Shuffit died Tuesday. She was 84. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robbery suspect is sought (01/27/11)
SIKESTON - A robbery at knife-point is under investigation by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. At 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, a man entered Movietime Video, 206 E. Center, and threatened the female clerk with a knife, according to Sgt. Jim McMillen, DPS public information officer...
Non-profit organization heading to Bertrand (01/27/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BERTRAND -- After operating primarily in Florida for the past several years, a non-profit organization that provides seeds to help those in third-world countries become more sustainable is bringing its entire operation to Bertrand this year...
Son charged with assaulting Dad (01/27/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A son is in custody for holding his father at gunpoint and robbing him. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
SHS overcomes slow start, wins big (01/27/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com FREDERICKTOWN -- The Sikeston Bulldogs clinched its 18th straight victory on Wednesday night with a 92-54 road victory over Fredericktown. The Bulldogs, ranked No. 1 in Class 4, most likely wrapped up the top seed in the Class 4, District 1 Tournament in February with Wednesday night's victory...
Home finale (01/27/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog wrestling team looked similar to another Bulldog squad on Wednesday night by dictating tempo and setting the tone in nearly all of their matches with the visiting New Madrid County Central Eagles...
Sikeston freshmen dominate NMCC (01/27/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs had no problem in the first round of the Jackson Ninth Grade Tournament on Wednesday, defeating New Madrid County Central 87-24. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 29-7 lead after one quarter and were never challenged the rest of the contest...
Roger K. Hamm (01/27/11)
KELSO -- Roger Keith Hamm 58, died Jan. 25, 2011, in Cape Girardeau County as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gary Stone (01/27/11)
EAST ALTON, Ill. -- Gary Wayne Stone, 70, died Jan. 25, 201, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Naomi Hamby (01/27/11)
DEXTER -- Naomi Hamby, 89, died Jan. 27, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Johnny Combs (01/27/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Johnny D. Combs 61, died Jan. 26, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Zulene Washburn (01/27/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at funeral services held Wednesday for Zulene Washburn, 80, who died Jan. 24, 2010 were: Mark Householder, Josh Turner, Steve Gates, Ben Gates, Dwight Gates and Gene Hosey.
Dorothy Stewart (01/27/11)
CHARLESTON -- Dorothy Lucille Stewart, 81, died at 3 a.m. Jan. 26, 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...
John Gaines Sr. (01/27/11)
DEXTER -- John Earl Gaines Sr., 66, died Jan. 20, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mildred Shuffit (01/27/11)
SIKESTON -- Mildred Hooper Shuffit, 84, died Jan. 25, 2011, after an extended illness. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.