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Stories from Thursday, March 10, 2011

Statebound (03/10/11)
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Savvy travelers make vacation plans early (03/10/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As fuel prices continue to climb, travel experts say now is the time to start planning those spring and summer vacations. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cotton acreage on rise (03/10/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With cotton prices the highest they have been since the Civil War, a number of area farmers were interested in hearing a national leader's view on the farm issues ahead. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Job Fair (03/10/11)
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Preparing for lost sleep is part of Daylight Saving (03/10/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although Daylight Saving Time doesn't start until Sunday, it's a good idea to prepare for the spring forward now. "Losing that hour of sleep can be really hard for some people, especially those that already have some sleeping issues," said Jill Ortiv, director of respiratory care and the sleep lab at Missouri Delta Medical Center...
Advance girl to compete in national bee (03/10/11)
POPLAR BLUFF -- An Advance student will represent Southeast Missouri at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., this summer. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston defeats Lafayette (03/10/11)
COLUMBIA -- The Sikeston boys basketball team defeated St. Joseph Lafayette 64-43 in a Class 4 state semifinal game on Thursday afternoon. The Bulldogs (29-0) will play in the state championship game against St. Francis Borgia (who defeated Soldan 71-58 in the other semifinal) on Saturday at 3 p.m...
Charleston survives Ava rally (03/10/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com WEST PLAINS -- The Charleston Bluejays survived a huge scare from the Ava Bears on Wednesday during the Class 3, Sectional round at the West Plains Civic Center. A huge defensive play from Jamaul Gray and clutch scoring from sophomore Ryan Parham, however, helped the Bluejays escape with a 70-68 victory...
Tough inside (03/10/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PARK HILLS -- Controlling the paint for most of the night Wednesday, New Haven defenders didn't make things easy for Oran's Jon Morrow, whose presence normally allows the Eagles plenty of points inside. In getting Morrow in foul trouble early, New Haven was able to hold the Eagles' big man to only six points on the night while taking advantage of poor shooting from Oran to pull out a 52-41 win...
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (March 9) (03/10/11)
Scores from the Standard Democrat coverage area on March 9, 2011.
Anna Bell Bohnert (03/10/11)
MORLEY -- Anna Bell Bohnert, 84, died at 12:45 a.m. March 9, 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...
Joan Mayberry (03/10/11)
ESSEX -- Joan E. Mayberry, 70, died March 8, 2011, at her home in rural Essex. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ethel Hillis (03/10/11)
PIEDMONT -- Ethel Juanita Hillis, 91, formerly of Dexter, died Feb. 27, 2011, at Clark's Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Virginia Howell (03/10/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Virginia Maxine Howell, 65, died at 3:50 a.m. March 8, 2011, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
William Murphy (03/10/11)
SIKESTON -- William Eugene Murphy, 73, died March 9, 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...
Lucille Page (03/10/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services for Lucille Katherine Page, 97, who died on March 7, 2011, will be: Michael Blanton, Terry C. Blanton, Jack Murphy, Timothy Murphy, Will Cross and Connor Cross. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charles Shipman Jr. (03/10/11)
MORLEY -- Charles Wesley Shipman Jr., 65, of Morley died March 7, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.