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Stories from Friday, March 11, 2011

Duck and cover (03/11/11)
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Regional 911 center plans move ahead (03/11/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County is moving forward with plans to form a regional 911 center by appointing a group to take the lead. Commissioner Dennis Zieghenhorn, as well as five other individuals who represent entities in Scott County that would be affected by such a change, will serve on the group...
Enforcement of nuisance law discussed (03/11/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Citing residents for junk in their yards isn't part of the sheriff's job, according to Mississippi County's chief law enforcement officer. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gardeners say so long to winter (03/11/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The calendar says there's still a week until the first day of spring, but there's plenty of work that can be done to prepare for the upcoming garden season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Teen arrested for Facebook threats (03/11/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Delta C-7 student was turned over to juvenile authorities in connection with threats made on Facebook. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
DPS searches for robbery suspect (03/11/11)
SIKESTON -- A strong-armed robbery reportedly occurred in Sikeston on Thursday night. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Don't forget to spring forward (03/11/11)
SIKESTON -- Don't forget to spring forward this weekend. Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Familiar formula: Sikeston boys basketball team wears down Lafayette in 64-43 semifinal win (03/11/11)
Sikeston, now 29-0 on the season, will play for the state championship against a familiar foe, St. Francis Borgia, which defeated No. 2 ranked Soldan 71-58 in the other semifinal matchup.
Ruffin steps up when it was needed most for Sikeston (03/11/11)
Sophomore Vashon Ruffin scored seven consecutive points after the Bulldogs fell behind 18-13 in the second quarter.
Quarterfinal preview: Scott Central looks to keep rolling against Chadwick (03/11/11)
"I expect them to come out and try to control the tempo," Scott Central coach Kenyon Wright said. "We've had some dealings with that here toward the end of the season."
Quarterfinal preview: Charleston to take on Bayless (03/11/11)
"We did a little scouting on them and I think we're going to be faced with another pretty good team," Charleston coach Danny Farmer said. "But I think it's a winnable game if we go out and play our game."
Kat Smart (03/11/11)
LILBOURN -- Gloria Katherine "Kat" Robinson Smart, 71, died March 9, 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...
Brian Greer (03/11/11)
SIKESTON -- Brian Steven Greer, 39, died March 2, 2011, in Miner. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.