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Stories from Wednesday, February 2, 2011

February Calendar Girl (02/02/11)
Rainy day crash (02/02/11)
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Fundraiser used to help with tuition (02/02/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Maintaining a parochial school and keeping tuition rates reasonable can be difficult. That's why Debbie Pollock, principal of St. Francis Xavier Catholic School in Sikeston, said fundraisers such as this Saturday's dinner auction are so important...
Future of county website discussed (02/02/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County's website is a success but there is always room for improvement. Dave Green, president of Creative Design Group in Malden, presented the County Commission with the latest statistics on the county website as well as future plans for the site during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Eagles grounded (02/02/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The Poplar Bluff Mules took advantage of untimely and often unforced New Madrid County Central turnovers on Tuesday night, downing the Eagles 52-44. "I think we played hard for four quarters but the thing that hurt us tonight is turnovers," NMCC coach Travis Day said. "I think Bluff scored on every turnover we had and that was the outcome of the game."...
Risco knocks off state-ranked North Pemiscot, 72-48 (02/02/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com RISCO -- Knowing that North Pemiscot was not at full-strength had somewhat of a positive and negative effect on the Risco Tigers. Without arguably their best player, James Macklin, who's out due to a broken finger as well as Lajuan Johnson, the Tigers had mixed emotions about their 72-48 rout of the state-ranked Mustangs on Tuesday night...
Porter, Scott Central run past Kelly 91-38 (02/02/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Last week's Scott County Central's Otto Porter was named the 42nd best recruit in the nation by ESPN. On Tuesday night, he showed why. Porter dazzled fans and the Kelly Hawks with 26 points, 6 rebounds and seven steals in a little over two quarters of play, leading Scott Central to a 91-38 win...
Anderson to play softball at TRCC (02/02/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- Oran senior Abbey Anderson wanted a comfortable fit as far as where she wanted to attend college. She also wanted a chance to play her favorite sport at the same time. Three Rivers Community College gives Anderson both of those opportunities...
Williams, Underwood both receive postseason honors (02/02/11)
SIKESTON -- Two Sikeston Bulldog soccer players received post-season recognition for their help in Sikeston's best finish in school history. The Bulldogs finished 15-12 during last season, losing to the Notre Dame Bulldogs in the Class 2, District 1 championship game, all with the help of senior Evan Underwood and junior Hunter Williams...
Portageville rolls in Bootheel Tourney (02/02/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com KENNETT -- The Portageville Bulldogs rolled to a first round win in the Bootheel Conference Tournament on Tuesday night, defeating Senath-Hornersville 76-24. Portageville jumped out to a 28-7 lead in the first quarter and the lead never fell back under double digits...
SHS shines in weight training event (02/02/11)
PERRYVILLE -- Members of Sikeston's weight training program recently competed in a weight training meet on Jan. 25 at Perryville. Of the nine schools represented, Sikeston finished third in the senior division (juniors and seniors) and fifth in the junior division (freshmen and sophomores). Participants were tested in five different weight exercises including the dead lift, push press, bench press, power clean and squat...
End dependence on foreign oil (02/02/11)
It would be a massive understatement to say the United States was caught off-guard by the unrest in Egypt. Just last week, Vice President Biden and Secretary of State Clinton both gave some level of assurance that all was well within the Middle Eastern country...
Mary Horrell (02/02/11)
CHAFFEE -- Mary Helen Horrell, 70, died Jan. 31, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Walter Baker (02/02/11)
CHICAGO -- Walter "Buck" Baker Jr., 62, formerly of Bell City, Mo., died Jan. 20, 2011, at Rush Presbyterian Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eliza Strickland (02/02/11)
SIKESTON -- Eliza S. Strickland, 85, died Jan. 26, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Hutson Goza (02/02/11)
SIKESTON -- Hutson L. Goza, 89, died Jan. 31, 2011, at 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...
Eddie Cole (02/02/11)
MARION, Ind. -- Eddie Cole, 67, died at 6:19 p.m. Jan. 27, 2011, in the Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Larry Gene Ray Jr. (02/02/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Larry Gene Ray Jr., 52, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 10:56 p.m. Feb. 1, 2011, at his home near Cairo. Arrangements are incomplete.
Tony McGee (02/02/11)
CHARLESTON -- Tony Taylor McGee, 49, died Jan. 28, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Judy L. Read (02/02/11)
DEXTER -- Judy L. Read, 48, died Feb. 1, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...