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Stories from Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Shake up: Officials urge the public to be prepared (02/23/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coinciding with Earthquake Awareness Month and the bicentennial of the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, an awareness event this weekend in Malden aims to teach citizens about earthquake risks and how to prepare for them...
Let it flow (02/23/11)
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Fire victims are identified (02/23/11)
SCOTT CITY -- More details were released concerning a Tuesday morning fire in Scott City, which was responsible for three deaths. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tips from public help deputies find those who litter (02/23/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Catching people junking up the county is a lot easier with some help from citizens. "I've been getting a lot of complaints about trash," Scott County Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger said during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Monsanto program enables farmers to help others (02/23/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Oran High School FFA chapter will benefit big from a few clicks of a mouse. On Tuesday, an award ceremony was conducted for the America's Farmers Grow Communities program through Monsanto. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Seniority (02/23/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- For the last four years at Scott County Central High School senior Otto Porter has filled Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium with jaw-dropping performances. Although they seem somewhat routine nowadays, his last home game was another dominant outing added to the list...
Bloomfield bests Kelly on Tuesday (02/23/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- A resurgent third quarter couldn't save Kelly from a rough start Tuesday night when the Hawks took on visiting Bloomfield. Falling behind by as many as 18 points in the first half before entering the break down 41-27, Kelly (5-14) used a hot third quarter to cut the Wildcats (14-11) lead down to six entering the fourth frame...
Slow start ruins NMCC Senior Night (02/23/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- Senior Night at New Madrid County Central didn't start out as planned. The Eagles missed their first 12 shots and fell behind 18-0 to the Caruthersville Tigers in the first quarter and dropped their final home game of the season 68-49 on Tuesday night...
Risco routs Marquand; Chaffee wins in OT (02/23/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com MARQUAND -- Led by 22 points from Chris Pavy, the Risco Tigers got their 16th win of the season Tuesday night with an 89-45 win over Marquand. "It's good to get a win on the road," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. "Marquand is a tough place to play"...
Cooper scores 50 as Lady Jays down SCC (02/23/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Although poised to pull off the upset, the Scott County Central Bravettes had no answer for Charleston junior Kasuela Cooper. The 6-1 forward recorded a career-high 50 points on Tuesday at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium all while battling the upset-minded Bravettes to an 83-67 victory...
Playing the blame game in America (02/23/11)
What seems to be playing out on the national stage is some odd blame game with virtually everyone anxious to point an accusing finger of blame at someone - anyone - for the faltering economy. Blame union pension funds. Blame corporate sweet deals and tax greed. ...
Jennie Sue Jarrell (02/23/11)
DEXTER -- Virginia "Jennie Sue" Jarrell, 73, died Feb. 22, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bud Gibson (02/23/11)
DEXTER -- James "Bud" Gibson, 86, died Feb. 22, 2011, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dorothy Heuring (02/23/11)
NEW HAMBURG -- Dorothy Heuring, 62, died Feb. 22, 2011, at Saint 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...
Cheri Myrick (02/23/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Cheri Myrick, 66, died at 12:45 p.m. Feb. 22, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Ruby Benton (02/23/11)
SIKESTON - Ruby Benton, 75, died Feb. 23, 2011, in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Cathy Alsup (02/23/11)
CHARLESTON -- Cathy F. Alsup, 59, died Feb. 23, 2011, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete.
John Robbins Sr. (02/23/11)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- John J. Robbins Sr., 64, died Feb. 22, 2011 at Saint Vincent Medical Center in Little Rock. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Velma Harvell (02/23/11)
CRYSTAL CITY -- Velma Ruth Harvell, 94, formerly of Charleston, died Feb. 21, 2011 at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wanda McDaniel (02/23/11)
JOLIET, Ill. -- Wanda Alfreda McDaniel, 89, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 17, 2011, at Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Azlee Griggs (02/23/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Azlee LaVerne Griggs, 89, died at 9:47 p.m. Feb. 21, 2011, at her son's home in Anniston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Dickey (02/23/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Mary Louise Dickey, 69, died Feb. 22, 2011, at her home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.