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Stories from Sunday, February 13, 2011

State's treatment courts proven to save tax dollars (02/13/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Treatment courts are the right medicine to help ease the state's budget woes. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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In love for life: Sikeston couple share secrets to 70 years of wedded bliss (02/13/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Nowadays, it seems to be a big accomplishment for a couple to reach even 50 years of marriage. But Ferrell and Willine Miller of Sikeston have surpassed those odds, and still have a marriage filled with love...
MoDOT bridge briefings set (02/13/11)
SIKESTON -- The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold an open-house community briefing to discuss upcoming Safe & Sound bridge improvement projects 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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Chamber warns map not theirs (02/13/11)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce has received a report from a local business who received a call from a vendor reportedly creating a local map. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Red hot (02/13/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- In one of the most anticipated games of the high school season, the Sikeston Bulldogs rose to the challenge once again. Facing off against Cape Central in a pivotal SEMO Conference matchup Friday night, the Bulldogs simply overwhelmed the bigger Tigers with quickness and speed in a game that was never in doubt as Sikeston rolled on Senior Night to their 46th straight home victory...
Sikeston girls down Saxony; Risco, SCC win (02/13/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs improved to 14-6 on Friday with a 53-38 road win at Saxony Lutheran. Asia Liggins scored 20 to lead Sikeston as the Lady Bulldogs grabbed a 17-6 lead in the first quarter and led 30-15 at halftime...
Jays edge Portageville (02/13/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- Understandably, Charleston junior Krushon Scott admitted he was a little on edge when stepping to the free throw line with the game tied and just 4.8 seconds left. After all, Portageville continued to hang around until finally making their run in the fourth quarter giving their Friday night contest a wild ending and giving Scott a chance to seal the win...
Bearcats' offensive struggles continue in 72-50 loss to Kennett (02/13/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- Dexter's recent offensive struggles continued Friday night as visiting Kennett sent the Bearcats away with a loss in their last home game of the regular season. Honoring senior players and cheerleaders before the game, Dexter saw Kennett build an 18-point lead entering halftime before holding to win 72-50...
Winter go away, bring on spring (02/13/11)
Let me state the obvious. I am certainly not alone in wishing, hoping and praying that the winter weather is behind us. Granted, I know the calendar says it's just mid-February but surely we've had our share of winter weather and can look forward to some much-needed relief...
Saundra Johnson (02/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Saundra Gail Johnson, 57, died Feb. 11, 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...
Dorothy Cullison (02/13/11)
CHARLESTON -- Dorothy Lett Cullison, 93, died at 5:05 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, 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...
James Woods (02/13/11)
SIKESTON -- James Stanly Woods, 90, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...