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Stories from Sunday, January 30, 2011

New group raising funds for programs (01/30/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County R-4 "Kelly" Schools is in the process of developing more extracurricular activities -- including soccer and football programs -- for its students. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Feeding the hungry (01/30/11)
SIKESTON -- Thanks to 160th District Rep. Ellen Brandom, the Southeast Missouri Mobile Food Pantry made a stop in Sikeston and 350 families benefited. Brandom, in response to a challenge issued by Sen. Jason Crowell, sponsored the stop Friday at the local food bank on Kingshighway...
Medicaid transport to return (01/30/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Transit is getting back into the Medicaid transport business. Marilyn Schlosser, executive director for the transit system, said they should get the results of the driver background checks any day now after which they will receive Medical Transportation Management credentials and begin providing non-emergency medical transportation services for Medicaid recipients...
Run and gun (01/30/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Opposing teams are finding out that they can hang with the Sikeston Bulldogs -- for a while. But it is stopping them for a full 32 minutes that has proven to be virtually impossible thus far this season. That's exactly what happened on Friday night as a young and talented Caruthersville squad came into the Field House and traded blows with the Bulldogs for nearly three quarters, but, as Sikeston's previous 18 opponents have found out, they could not stop the inevitable run.. ...
Dexter grinds out win over Bernie for SCAA title (01/30/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BLOOMFIELD -- In his last game against his biggest rival, Dexter senior Alan Flannigan finally received what he's been waiting for the last five years. A win over the Bernie Mules "We've lost to them dating back to seventh grade," Flannigan said. "It felt good the last time we ever played them to get that win."...
Scott Central blisters shorthanded Devils (01/30/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- Already faced with the task of going up against one of the most potent offenses in the area Friday night in the form of visiting Scott County Central, the Chaffee Red Devils chances weren't helped any when it was found out that three of their regular starters would be out of the lineup with the flu...
Risco races past Southland; Scott City falls to Oak Ridge (01/30/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CARDWELL -- With seven players posting double-digit scoring totals, the Risco Tigers spoiled the Southland Rebels homecoming with a 98-64 win. "We looked real good offensively tonight," Risco coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We were making the extra passes and hitting open shots. I don't think we've ever had seven guys score double-digits in the same game."...
Sikeston wrestlers drop double dual (01/30/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com JACKSON -- Blake Angle picked up his 100th career victory on Thursday night as the Sikeston wrestlers dropped a double dual at Jackson. Angle, wrestling in the 119-pound division, pinned McCluer North's Anthony Nichols at 4:49 for the prestigious win...
Nixon's careful cuts best for MO (01/30/11)
In this column last week, I took a shot at Gov. Jay Nixon and his view on the economy and the necessary actions needed to address our finances in Jefferson City. In essence, I said the Governor was long on rhetoric and short on specifics...
John Hartness (01/30/11)
CAMPBELL -- John Allen Hartness, 61, formerly of Dermott, Ark. died Jan. 9, 2011, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marilyn Cagle (01/30/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Marilyn Cagle, 65, died Jan. 27, 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...
Ray Frazier (01/30/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Harrison Lee "Ray" Frazier, 63, died Jan. 27, 2011, at Caruthersville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Carnell Brittain (01/30/11)
Dr. Franklin Struwe Jr. (01/30/11)
MADISON, Wis. -- Dr. Franklin John Struwe Jr., 62, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., passed away peacefully on Nov. 14, 2010, at the Fountainhead Long Term Care facility. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Richard Slayden (01/30/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- A memorial service for Richard Slayden, 75, who died Jan. 22, 2011, will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Darlene's Cafe in Bertrand.