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Stories from Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Tight budget (02/01/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- After a lengthy discussion on two options presented to the sheriff during a well-attended public hearing, Mississippi County commissioners approved the county's operating budget for 2011. The weekly County Commission meeting was held Monday as the meeting's usual date on Thursday would be after the state-mandated deadline for the approval of county budgets...
Three facing drug charges (02/01/11)
BENTON -- Three Scott County residents were arrested for drug-related charges. Joey Scowden, 38, and Jennifer Carter, 32, of Vanduser, are charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of chemicals, and possession of a controlled substance, according to a news release issued by Sheriff Rick Walter...
Man enters guilty plea (02/01/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Sikeston man has pled guilty to unlawful possession of a firearm. George Daniel, 20, pled guilty Monday to one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gardeners get jump on growing season (02/01/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A series of weekly events offered by a Sikeston garden business aims to brighten local residents' green thumbs just in time for the first spring thaw. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Winter storm warning issued (02/01/11)
SIKESTON -- Southeast Missouri remains under winter storm warnings and advisories -- especially the northern portions of the area. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cancer drug petition circulated (02/01/11)
SIKESTON -- An online petition is circulating to keep Avastin as a recommended treatment for those with Stage 4 breast cancer. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
5 arrested in drug bust (02/01/11)
SIKESTON -- Five individuals were taken into custody after a search warrant was executed Monday in Scott 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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Defensive pressure (02/01/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The 'run and gun' style that has made Sikeston basketball what it is today, may have seeped into the Lady Bulldogs program. Keeping teams flustered with a swarm of defensive pressure, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs are continuing to wear down opponents until pulling away in the second half. It's especially tough, when their opponents have to travel to the Sikeston Field House...
Eagles earn home win despite 41 points from Dexter's Alan Flannigan (02/01/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- At times during Monday's basketball game it seemed as if Dexter's Alan Flannigan was taking on the entire New Madrid County Central team. The 6-6 senior scored 41 of Dexter's 49 points on Monday night but it wasn't enough as NMCC used timely rebounds and balanced scoring en route to a 57-49 win...
Charleston rebounds in second half to defeat the Lady Hawks (02/01/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- Rebounding from a rough second quarter that left them down by nine points at the half, the Charleston Lady Bluejays used a strong third frame to recapture the lead en route to a 60-54 win. "I felt like we did really well tonight," Charleston's Kasuela Cooper said. "We came out strong, but then in the second quarter we just got a little too excited in the beginning and fell off a little bit...
Chaffee girls win first of season; boys top Greenville 88-37 (02/01/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com GREENVILLE -- The Chaffee Red Devils won their first round game of the Mississippi Valley Conference Tournament on Monday by defeating Greenville, 88-37. Blake Senciboy and Jordan Yahn combined for 44 points as Chaffee raced out to a 26-9 advantage after the first quarter. The Red Devils sat with a comfortable 47-15 lead at the half...
Rella Glastetter (02/01/11)
CHAFFEE -- Rella Agnes Glastetter, 83, died Jan. 30, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
William White (02/01/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- William Edward White, 81, died at 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Hutson Goza (02/01/11)
SIKESTON -- Hutson Goza, 89, died Jan. 31, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Mary Horrell (02/01/11)
CHAFFEE -- Mary Helen Horrell, 70, died Jan. 31, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Janie Ellsworth (02/01/11)
BLODGETT -- Janie Reeves Ellsworth, age 66, formerly of Sikeston, died at 7:02 a.m. Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, at the home of her parents in Blodgett, due to an extended illness. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Roy Graviett (02/01/11)
ORAN -- Roy Edward Graviett, 87, died Jan. 30, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bobby Warf (02/01/11)
NEW MADRID -- Bobby J. Warf, 69, died Jan. 30, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Fern Fowler (02/01/11)
DEXTER -- Fern Fowler died Jan. 30, 2011 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete.