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Stories from Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Telethon Idol (02/22/11)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - It was a little bit country. It was a little bit rock and roll. There was even some blues and some soul. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Three killed in fire (02/22/11)
SCOTT CITY -- An early morning house fire in Scott City left three people dead. Scott County Coroner Scott Amick confirmed that there were three fatalities in the blaze, which broke out around 1 a.m. at 401 Hopper Street. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Resident honored (02/22/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Harryette Campbell of Sikeston, an area landowner with farming interests, will receive the 2011 Friend of the University Award from the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cookbook helps fund historical site (02/22/11)
NEW MADRID - For the Higgerson School Historic Site the recipe for financial survival is found in the 270 pages of the school's very own cookbook. The book, now in its third printing, has proved to be one of its most popular fundraisers. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Man in custody for domestic violence (02/22/11)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man was arrested as a result of a Friday night domestic violence incident. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pressure (02/22/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs have become known for their full-court pressure defense since Matt Schonhoff was named the new coach before the season. On Monday night, that defense wreaked havoc, forcing Perryville into 41 turnovers as Sikeston defeated the Lady Pirates 57-47 in the first round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter...
Late shot lifts NMCC to win over Oran 57-53 (02/22/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- Oran's defense worked to perfection. They concentrated their efforts on putting a lid on New Madrid County Central sophomore Benesha Childress, who had already burned Oran for 24 points, while trying to protect a slim, 1-point lead, 53-52, with less than 30 seconds remaining...
Lady Hawks nip Portageville 61-56 (02/22/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- After swapping leads with visiting Portageville throughout the second half Monday evening, the Kelly Lady Hawks capitalized on several Lady Bulldogs miscues in the closing minutes to pull out a 61-56 win. "I was very proud of their effort," Kelly head coach Rod McQuerter said. "The girls came out and they battled against a very athletic Portageville team."...
Scott Central runs past Maplewood Saturday (02/22/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Otto Porter scored a season-high 41 points as Scott County Central rolled to an impressive 89-55 thrashing over Maplewood-Richmond Heights on Saturday afternoon at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium. The Braves (21-2) raced out to a 24-8 first quarter lead and were never challenged by the Blue Devils. The Braves led 54-26 at the half and 79-41 heading into the fourth quarter...
June Benson (02/22/11)
SIKESTON -- June C. Benson, 75, died Feb. 20, 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...
David Britt (02/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Wendel David Lee Britt, 64, died Feb. 20, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Lula Jarrell (02/22/11)
DEXTER -- Lula Jarrell, 75, died Feb. 20, 2011, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Velma Harvell (02/22/11)
CHARLESTON -- Velma Ruth Harvell, 94, a former resident of Charleston, died Feb. 21, 2011 at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. Arrangements are incomplete.
Frankie Owens (02/22/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Frankie J. Owens, 75, formerly of Benton and East Prairie, died at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 19, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tom Blough (02/22/11)
DEXTER -- Tom Blough, 84, died Feb. 20, 2011, at the General Baptist Nursing Home in Campbell. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Tommy Smith (02/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Thomas L. "Tommy" Smith, 68, died Feb. 19, 2011, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Azlee Griggs (02/22/11)
ANNISTON -- Azlee L. Griggs, 89, died at 9:40 a.m. Feb. 21, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Buddy Crosier (02/22/11)
CHARLESTON -- Ray Madison "Buddy" Crosier, 74, died Feb. 18, 2011, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Essie Crank (02/22/11)
DEXTER -- Essie Crank, 89, died Feb. 19, 2011, at the Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
James Gibson (02/22/11)
DEXTER -- James Gibson, 86, died Feb. 22, 2011, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Andlee Fraiser (02/22/11)
DEXTER -- Andlee Fraiser, 91, died Feb. 20, 2011, at the Scenic Nursing and Rehab Center in Herculaneum. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mavis Britton (02/22/11)
DEXTER -- Mavis Marie Britton, 71, died Feb. 21, 2011, at the home of her son. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jeanetta Evans (02/22/11)
PUXICO -- Jeanetta Evans, 83, died Feb. 19, 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...