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Stories from Thursday, February 17, 2011

KRCC expansion (02/17/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - Michelle Fayette, director of the Kenny Rogers Children's Center, is all smiles as she walks into the newest addition to the Center. Workmen are sweeping floors, painting walls and hanging doors in anticipation of the next stage of the expansion project...
Arrests 'devastate' Sikeston business (02/17/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Employees of DeWitt Co. in Sikeston are like family, vice president Meredith DeWitt said. So when they learned one of their own had stolen from the company, it was devastating, to say the least. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Colleges help with filling out federal aid forms (02/17/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As the deadline for filing forms to receive federal aid nears, local colleges are providing help in navigating the sometimes confusing application process. On Sunday, "FAFSA Frenzy" was marked by both Southeast Missouri State University and Three Rivers Community College...
SHS holds on to beat Cape Central (02/17/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- It was a tense last few minutes, but Sikeston was able to send its lone senior, Vonteria Applewhite, out with a win Wednesday night in the Lady Bulldogs' last home game of the season. After building a 16-point lead late in the second quarter against visiting Cape Central, Sikeston saw the surging Lady Tigers pull to within one possession late in the third quarter and hang around until tying the game at 49-49 with 42 seconds left in the fourth...
Kelly girls roll to easy victory on Wednesday (02/17/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks wasted little time establishing an early lead against the visiting Caruthersville Lady Tigers on Wednesday leading to a 68-36 win at Kelly High School. "I'm very happy the girls came out and play hard with a positive attitude," Kelly coach Rod McQuerter said...
Semi-pro football coming to Sikeston (02/17/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Feeling let down because there's no more football? The Central Plains Football League can hopefully fill that void. Starting in March, the brand new SEMO Copperheads semi-pro football team will be calling the Sikeston Complex their new home as they begin their first year as part of the CPFL...
Owen Thomas (02/17/11)
CHAFFEE - Owen Chester Thomas, 92, died Feb. 15, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Acil Brown (02/17/11)
SIKESTON -- Acil Floyd Brown, 83, died Feb. 16, 2011, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Stephen Carter (02/17/11)
CHARLESTON -- Stephen J. Carter, 56, died Feb. 14, 2011, at his home. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Dean Childers (02/17/11)
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. -- Dean Childers, 62, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 7, 2011, in Coconut Creek. A memorial service is being planned and will be held at a later date in Sikeston.
Geraldine Lewis (02/17/11)
SIKESTON -- Geraldine Lewis, 86, died Feb. 16, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete.