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Stories from Sunday, February 6, 2011

Pardon sentenced on stealing charges (02/06/11)
NEW MADRID - A former New Madrid County official was sentenced on three felony counts of stealing from those under her care. Nancy G. Pardon, who served as the New Madrid County public administrator until August 2008, was sentenced Friday to seven years each in the Department of Corrections on a charge of theft/stealing of property valued at more than $25,000 and a separate charge of theft/stealing of property valued at $500 or more but less than $25,000. ...
Super food (02/06/11)
SIKESTON -- With Super Bowl Sunday being the second-biggest food consumption day of the year, some may still be wondering what recipe to make for game day. "Anything with cheese on it the guys are going to eat," said Alvina Mainord, family and consumer sciences teacher at Kelly High School in Benton...
Crime appears down in 2010 (02/06/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety had a busier year in 2010 than 2009 but crime seems to be down for the most part. The city's crime statistics for 2010 as compared with 2009 were recently released as part of a special year-end review edition of the "Sikeston Scanner."...
Douglas named Outstanding Young Missourian (02/06/11)
SIKESTON -- When Patrick Douglas was named one of the Outstanding Young Missourians at the Jaycees' State Convention earlier this year, the Sikeston man was quick to share recognition with his family. "This award should go to my wife, Melissa, and seven-month-old daughter, Leighton Victoria, as much as me," said Douglas. "I know that in my acceptance speech, I mentioned that I credit my family a lot for helping me get involved in the community."...
Jaycee chapter receives two 'very rare' state awards (02/06/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Jaycees came home from this year's state convention with several awards -- so many, they've run out of room to display them. This year, the Sikeston group received the Presidential Award of Honor and was named Top Chapter of the Year in the Chapter Leaderboards Parade...
Deering man faces charges (02/06/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Deering man has been charged with first-degree burglary and tampering with a vehicle. Joe Mooney, 38, now has a bond set at $20,000, according to the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department. The charges stem from a Thursday incident, in which deputies were called to a Deering residence after it was initially reported the suspect possibly killed his family. ...
Seven arrests in warrant roundup (02/06/11)
MINER -- Several were arrested Thursday on warrants for failure to appear in Miner Municipal Court in a warrant roundup. Warrants were issued through the Miner Municipal Court, and the Miner Police Department was assisted by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, Scott County Sheriffs Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol in brining in the individuals...
Sikeston uses quick start to trounce Mules (02/06/11)
POPLAR BLUFF -- There have been moments this season when the Sikeston Bulldogs look like an unstoppable force. The first quarter against Warrenton and the second quarter against Farmington rank as two of those moments. Add the first quarter against Poplar Bluff to the list as they demolished the Mules 71-26 in a SEMO Conference tilt on Friday night at E.T. Peters Gymnasium...
SCC runs past Eagles (02/06/11)
SIKESTON -- As one of the nation's top-50 high school recruits, there's not much more Scott County Central senior Otto Porter can do to impress the masses. Nonetheless, he continues to try. Exiting the contest just minutes into the fourth quarter, Porter had outscored the New Madrid County Central Eagles by himself. Porter hit the bench with 38 points while NMCC still stood at 35 total points...
Scott City spoils East Prairie homecoming (02/06/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Kicking off two hours early due to weather concerns Friday evening, East Prairie's homecoming didn't go quite the way the Eagles had hoped. Trailing visiting Scott City by 13 points entering halftime, the Eagles were outscored 21-6 in third en route to a 62-30 Rams win...
Porter nominated for All-American game (02/06/11)
NEW YORK -- McDonald's recently announced its nationwide list of prep seniors who have been nominated for the 2011 McDonald's All American Games. Of the nearly 2,000 nominees announced, Allyson Bradshaw and Jacob Tolbert from Notre Dame High School and Otto Porter Jr. from Scott County Central High School were selected...
Stevenson signs (02/06/11)
New Madrid County Central's G'Darius Stevenson signed his national letter of intent to attend and play football for ASA Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y., earlier this week. Stevenson was assisted in his placement at the school by University of Mississippi coach Houston Nutt and his staff with hopes that Stevenson will attend Ole Miss upon graduation from ASA. Pictured for the signing are Stevenson and his parents Michael and Deirdre Browning and NMCC head football coach Arlen Pixley...
Welcomed news of new building for Sikeston DPS (02/06/11)
If all goes according to plan, Sikeston may soon begin construction on a long-overdue new headquarters for our Public Safety Department. The Sikeston City Council this week took the important step of seeking bids for construction on the new facility which would be located on South Kingshighway on the site of the former First Baptist Church. Once completed, the new headquarters would form an additional anchor to downtown along with the new Municipal Utilities building...
Theresa Kidd (02/06/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Theresa Ann Kidd, 48 of Sikeston, who died on Feb. 2, 2011, were: Brad Spraggs, Scott Spraggs, Chris Kidd, Matt Kidd, Keith Blackwell, Bobby Copeland, Joey Copeland and Chris Motes...
Eddie Lowe (02/06/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services held Saturday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Edwin Bartlett Lowe Sr. of Sikeston who died on Feb. 2, 2011, were: Mickey Williams, Bud Larue, Jim Bob Daugherty, Larry Farrenburg, Tim Coppage and Willie Williams. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Barbara Schuchart (02/06/11)
SIKESTON -- Barbara A. Schuchart, 71, died Feb. 5, 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...
Susan Retz (02/06/11)
MATTHEWS -- Susan Elizabeth Retz, 85, of Matthews, formerly of Middletown, Del., and Suffern, N.Y., died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 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...
Charles Middleton (02/06/11)
DEXTER -- Charles Middleton, 89, died Feb. 4, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Facility in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Onieta Brown (02/06/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Onieta Brown, 81, died at 5:30 a.m. 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...
Faye Fisher (02/06/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Fay Schneider Fisher, 91, died Feb. 4, 2011, at her home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.