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Stories from Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Lawsuit filed against sheriff, jailers (02/15/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Scott County sheriff and two former employees of the Scott County Jail are named as defendants in a civil rights lawsuit. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kindergarten screenings (02/15/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As parents enroll children in kindergarten this spring, some parents may be surprised as they find kindergarten isn't just about ABCs, colors and shapes. "Today's kindergartners start reading books, and they do counting, math, science and social studies," said Cheri Klipfel, teaching assistant and Parents as Teachers educator for Kelly Elementary...
Pharmacies deal with shortage of Tamiflu (02/15/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Most, if not all, of the local pharmacies have run out of the Tamiflu suspension, prescribed to help children fight the influenza. But there are several other options available, despite the shortage. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fair weather work (02/15/11)
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In control (02/15/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The Scott City Lady Rams took a cue from the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles' playbook Monday running away with a 49-39 victory at New Madrid County Central High School. "I felt like we ran the ball a lot more than they did," Scott City coach Ricky Keller said. "I felt like we were in better shape than they were and that third and fourth quarter they were huffing...
Kelly proves to be too much for Scott Central (02/15/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Led by Kayla Hicks' 21 points on the night, the Kelly Lady Hawks took a 13-point lead into the half against the Scott County Central Bravettes Monday, before cruising to a 63-32 win. "I'm very proud of the way they came out from the beginning to the end with a positive attitude," Kelly head coach Rod McQuerter said. "We had a very good practice yesterday and, like I told the girls, this is when you start getting ready for districts...
Jackson stops SHS winning streak at 7; Dexter upsets ND (02/15/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com JACKSON -- Sikeston saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end Monday night as the Jackson Lady Indians took an early lead and held on for a 62-44 win. Down by 21 points after two quarters, the Lady Bulldogs (14-7) were to use a big third to come back to within 13 entering the fourth. Unfortunately for Sikeston, the Lady Indians came back to outscore the Lady Bulldogs 14-9 in the fourth frame to seal their win...
Three NMCC wrestlers qualify for state tourney (02/15/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Three New Madrid County Central wrestlers qualified for state competition over the weekend. Both Charles Taylor (34-2) and Daray Anderson (31-4) each finished second in the 119-pound and 135-pound weight division respectively. Bryce Smith (15-10) finished third in the 103-pound division...
Raymond Cook (02/15/11)
CHAFFEE -- Raymond Cook, 89, died Feb. 13, 2011, at 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...
Lena Patterson (02/15/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Lena Mae Patterson, 55, died Feb. 13, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Laverne Laird (02/15/11)
DEXTER -- Laverne Leo Laird, 71, died Feb. 13, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kathy Heil (02/15/11)
CHARLESTON -- Laura "Kathy" McKinney Heil, 43, died Feb. 14, 2011, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Ella Richardson (02/15/11)
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- Ella Mae Winston Sheron Richardson, 73, died Feb. 8, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lena Harrison (02/15/11)
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Lena McKenzie Harrison, 94, formerly of Parma, Mo., died at 6:45 a.m. Feb. 13, 2011, at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wanda Lee Trammell (02/15/11)
DEXTER -- Wanda Lee Trammell, 85, died Feb. 12, 2011, at the Transcendent Health Care in Boonville, Ind. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Shannon (02/15/11)
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- James O. Shannon, 85, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died Feb. 14, 2011, in the Heritage Nursing Center in Blytheville. Arrangements are incomplete.
Sue Brewer (02/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Sue Etta Brewer, 61, died Feb. 14, 2011, at her home near Blodgett. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Nancy Settles (02/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Nancy Diane Settles, 60, died at 6:15 p.m. Feb. 14, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jayden Dean (02/15/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jayden Michael Dean, newborn son of Christian and Crystal Miller Dean of Portageville, died Feb. 11, 2011, in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Stephen Carter (02/15/11)
CHARLESTON -- Stephen J. Carter, 56, died Feb. 14, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.