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Stories from Thursday, February 24, 2011

Eye-opening: Giant colon display helps others see cancer dangers (02/24/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Those who visited the YMCA on Wednesday had something different greet them as they walked through the door -- a replica of the human colon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Two charged in Benton home theft (02/24/11)
BENTON -- Two men are charged with the theft of a gun and other items from a Benton residence. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Tuesday stabbing under investigation (02/24/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Investigation into a stabbing continues by the Caruthersville Police Department. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Flash flood watch in effect today (02/24/11)
SIKESTON -- A flash flood watch is in effect for Mississippi, New Madrid, Scott and Stoddard Counties through this evening, the National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky., said. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Season ends for SHS (02/24/11)
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Dexter rolls past Hunters (02/24/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats are back in a familiar place. Dexter defeated Ste. Genevieve 62-27 in the Class 4, District 1 semifinals on Wednesday, advancing to their fourth straight district championship game and their eighth in the last nine seasons. The Lady Bearcats won districts in 2005, 2008 and 2009 when they finished fourth in Class 4...
Lady Bulldogs run out of gas in fourth quarter (02/24/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- Gassed and still trailing after playing 3 1/2 quarters of relentless defense against Notre Dame on Wednesday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs put everything they had left into one final drive to keep their season alive. Down 47-34 with 5:47 left in the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament, Sikeston forced a quick pair of Notre Dame turnovers to fuel a 7-0 run and pull back within six with five minutes to play...
St. Vincent hammers Lady Rams (02/24/11)
SCOTT CITY -- Kayla Seabaugh scored 14 points and pulled down nine rebounds to help lead the visiting St. Vincent Lady Indians to a 59-31 victory over Scott City in their regular-season finale. Courtney Heberlie hit for 19 points, including four 3-pointers, for St. Vincent (18-5)...
Cheri Myrick (02/24/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Cheri Anita Vespo Myrick, 66, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at the 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...
Manny Keena (02/24/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Henry "Manny" Keena, 73, died Feb. 23, 2011, at his home near Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dorothy Heuring (02/24/11)
NEW HAMBURG -- Dorothy Heuring, 62, died Tuesday, 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...
Ruby Benton (02/24/11)
MOREHOUSE -- Ruby Benton, 76, died Feb. 23, 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.
Billie J. Crouch (02/24/11)
DEXTER -- Billie J. Crouch, 73, died Feb. 24, 2011, in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Velma Harvell (02/24/11)
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...
Geraldine Duncan (02/24/11)
ESSEX -- Geraldine Duncan, 66, died Feb. 23, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Junior Buttry (02/24/11)
SIKESTON -- Junior Ray Buttry, 65, died Feb. 23, 2011, at his home in rural Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.