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Stories from Monday, March 7, 2011

Charges filed for fired shots (03/07/11)
SIKESTON -- The man accused of firing a gun into the air at a Sikeston business on Friday now faces charges. Percy Owens Jr., 28, of Haywood City, was charged on Saturday with unlawful use of a weapon and discharging in public. Owens posted the $2,500 bond and was later released...
Headed to Columbia! (03/07/11)
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Raising money (03/07/11)
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Author uses her Oran ties to complete recent book (03/07/11)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - Linda Swift Reeder admits to hearing voices in her head. They are the voices of the characters she imagines. The characters with the loudest voices mostly likely will be the subjects of her next book, she said...
BCS to hold more educational meetings (03/07/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although Bootheel Counseling Services provides help at its office on a daily basis, it's tough to get people to call or make an appointment to talk about any issues or questions. "Anytime you talk about mental health or illnesses, there are a lot of stigmas, and people are afraid to call or come into our office sometimes," said Jennifer Hartlein, who works in fund development and public relations for BCS...
Sikeston boys basketball team hammers Imagine College Prep to advance to state semifinals (03/07/11)
No. 1 ranked Sikeston showed how explosive they can be for an entire game as they demolished the Bears 82-44 at the Farmington Civic Center.
Porter and Holifield have ties to Sikeston's last final four team (03/07/11)
Seniors Will Holifield and Corey Porter handed out towels and cups of water the last time the Sikeston boys basketball team reached the final four in 2006.
SCC's Hatchett and Dexter's Heil sisters to play in postseason (03/07/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com LUBBOCK -- The Midland College Chaparrals won the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 5 tournament Sunday with a 71-57 win over McLennan at Rip Griffin Center in Lubbock, Texas. Scott County Central graduate Bobby Hatchett played over 20 minutes for Midland (30-3) during the championship game grabbing three rebounds and dishing out two assists, although he missed all three of his shot attempts...
Buddy Unsel (03/07/11)
NEW MADRID -- Junior "Buddy" Unsel, 84, died March 5, 2011, at his home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Patsy Grogan (03/07/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Patsy Grogan, 72, died at 6:50 a.m. March 7, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Wanda Skalsky (03/07/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for Wanda Denbow Skalsky who died on March 4, 2011, will be: Jordan Pruitt, Joel Pruitt, Mike Collier, Bryan Phelps, Doug Thompson and Dwight Lemont. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gerry Stroup (03/07/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Geraldine "Gerry" Stroup, 90, formerly of Benton, died March 5, 2011, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.
Janie Murphy (03/07/11)
SIKESTON -- Janie Murphy, 55, died at 4:15 a.m. March 6, 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...
Evelyn Webb (03/07/11)
DEXTER -- Evelyn Louise Webb, 74, died March 5, 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...