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Stories from Thursday, February 3, 2011

Officials to seek bids for new Public safety headquarters (02/03/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston City officials will seek bids for the construction of a new headquarters for the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. City Council members made their decision during a special meeting Wednesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Going wild: Event offers fellowship, good food (02/03/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- While the fellowship is something enjoyed by all who attend the annual Wildlife Supper, the food is one of the things that keeps people coming back. "It is A-plus, quality food," said Dwayne Maynard, pastor of the First Assembly of God Church, which puts on the supper every year...
'Tough medicine:' Emerson says cure for deficit will require budget cutbacks (02/03/11)
SIKESTON -- With a new subcommittee position, Eighth District Representative Jo Ann Emerson said she is going to do her part to cut government spending. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pursuit ends successfully (02/03/11)
PORTAGEVILLE - A pursuit of a stolen police vehicle ended peacefully early this morning. Hayti Police reported receiving a call around 6:30 a.m. from a man reporting he had been threatened with a gun. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
National Signing Day (02/03/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- For fans of Trey Lewis who grown accustomed to seeing him shine on football Friday nights, they won't have to travel too far to see him again on Saturdays. On Wednesday, Lewis signed a letter of intent to play football for Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau keeping his talents close to home...
Nicholson is first Lady Eagle to receive full D-1 scholarship (02/03/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Wednesday morning marked an important milestone in both the life of East Prairie senior Jennifer Nicholson and the Lady Eagles' Athletic program. That's when, on National Signing Day, Nicholson signed her letter of intent with Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va., to join their track and field team, becoming the first female athlete in East Prairie's history to receive a full athletic scholarship to a Division I school...
Sikeston holds on for win over Oran (02/03/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- Taking a three-point lead into the fourth quarter Wednesday night against the Oran Lady Eagles, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs went on an 11-4 run in the first three minutes of the frame before holding on to win 55-45. "We had the run come at the most opportune time when we needed it," Sikeston head coach Matt Schonhoff said. "We needed a little bit of a lift. That was probably the biggest point of the ball game, especially on the offensive end."...
Sikeston wrestlers too much for NMCC and Dexter (02/03/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team improved to 6-4 in dual meets on Tuesday with wins over both Dexter and New Madrid County Central. Sikeston defeated Dexter 48-18 and NMCC 48-24. Results from each dual are as followed...
Stevenson to sign with Brooklyn jr. college (02/03/11)
BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- One of the highest profile recruits in southeast Missouri has decided to continue his football career in New York. G'Darius Stevenson, a 6-0, 195 pound running back, has decided to play football for ASA College in Brooklyn, N.Y. ASA is a junior college in Brooklyn. ...
Cooper reaches milestone in win against NMCC (02/03/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- Charleston junior Kasuela Cooper needed just three points to join the 1,000 career point club on Wednesday night. Not only did she reach the milestone, she got a good start towards the next 1,000. Cooper scored a game-high 32 points to help the Lady Bluejays past the visiting New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles, 60-49...
Larry Ray Jr. (02/03/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Larry Gene Ray Jr., 52, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 10:56 p.m. Feb. 1, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Horrell (02/03/11)
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...
Edna Scates (02/03/11)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Edna Scates, 90, formerly of Dudley, died Feb. 2, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete.
Edwin Lowe (02/03/11)
MINER -- Edwin Lowe, 80, died Feb. 2, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
James Ward (02/03/11)
SIKESTON -- James W. Ward, 88, died Feb. 2, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lola Presson (02/03/11)
LaFORGE -- Lola Alene Presson, 67, died Feb. 1, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Susan Retz (02/03/11)
MATTHEWS -- Susan E. Retz, 85, died Feb. 2, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete.
George Cogdill (02/03/11)
CHARLESTON -- George V. Cogdill, 88, died Feb. 2, 2011, at the Charleston Manor. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Juanita Verble (02/03/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Addie Juanita Verble, 85, died Feb. 1, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Theresa Kidd (02/03/11)
SIKESTON -- Theresa Ann Kidd, 48, died Feb. 2, 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...
Fern Fowler (02/03/11)
ESSEX -- Fern Frailey Fowler, 94, died Jan. 30, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...