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Stories from Friday, February 4, 2011

2 face drug charges (02/04/11)
SIKESTON - Two men may face federal drug trafficking charges after a large quantity of crack cocaine was discovered in their vehicle. Sikeston's Narcotics Division received information that two subjects were a vehicle with a large amount of drugs. From descriptions received, officers located the suspect vehicle a short time later, stopping it near West North and Frisco streets...
School choir presents madrigal dinner (02/04/11)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston High School's choir is traveling back into Medieval time and is looking to bring some Sikeston residents along for the journey. The school's choir members will present a madrigal dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Feb. 12 the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Sikeston...
False murder claims investigated (02/04/11)
DEERING - A Pemiscot man is in custody but not in near the trouble he originally alleged. Woman called the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department on Thursday afternoon stating a man broke into their home and told her husband that he had killed his family at a nearby residence in Deering, according to a news release from Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell...
Auditions opened up to younger singers this year (02/04/11)
SIKESTON -- Singers of all ages can audition for this year's Kenny Rogers Children's Center's Telethon Idol. Tryouts for the sixth annual singing competition fundraiser will take place Feb. 19 at the Miner Convention Center. In years past the contest was open only to those who were 14 and older...
Warrant arrest (02/04/11)
Officer Chad Melton of the Miner Police Department are assisted by a Sikeston Department of Public Safety officer in making an arrest of Rodney Starr, who was arrested for outstanding warrants with the City of Miner. Miner Police Officers conducted a warrant roundup on Thursday, with nine being arrested, according to Chief Chris Griggs. No further information was available as of press time...
SHS overcomes Scott City rally to win in OT (02/04/11)
SIKESTON -- It took overtime, but the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were able to extend their current winning streak to six games while handing visiting Scott City only their third loss of the season in the process. After bringing a 10-point advantage into the fourth quarter Thursday evening, the Lady Bulldogs watched the Lady Rams mount a late comeback to tie things up at 52-52 with 42 seconds left in regulation, sending the two teams into overtime...
Bulldogs unable to contain Tigers in tourney (02/04/11)
KENNETT -- The Portageville Bulldogs could not contain the Caruthersville Tigers on Thursday night during the semifinal round of the Bootheel Conference Tournament at Kennett High School. Keeping close to the Tigers after the first half at 35-29, Portageville was outscored by 15 points in the second half leading to the loss...
NMCC escapes with win over Delta (02/04/11)
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...
Carolyn Davis (02/04/11)
SIKESTON -- Carolyn Ovaline Scoggins Davis, 67, died Feb. 3, 2011, at her home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Juanita Heath (02/04/11)
SIKESTON -- Juanita Fay Heath, 85, died Feb. 4, 2011, at Hunter Acres Care Center in Sikeston. AFor the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Larry Ray Jr. (02/04/11)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Larry Gene Ray Jr., 52, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died on Feb. 1, 2011, at his home. SFor the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
George Cogdill (02/04/11)
CHARLESTON -- George Vernon 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.
Donald Enderle (02/04/11)
SCOTT CITY -- Donald Ervin Enderle, 76, died Feb. 2, 2011, at Saint 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...
Eddie B. Lowe Sr. (02/04/11)
SIKESTON -- Edwin Bartlett Lowe Sr., 80, died Feb. 2, 2011, at his residence in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Onieta Brown (02/04/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Onieta Brown, 82, died Feb. 4, 2011, at her daughter's home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ginny Jaynes (02/04/11)
DEXTER -- Virginia "Ginny" Jaynes, 53, died Jan. 13, 2011, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eliza Strickland (02/04/11)
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.
Joe Craig (02/04/11)
CHARLESTON -- Joe Nathan Craig, 63, died Jan. 30, 2011, at the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Facility. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...