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Stories from Sunday, March 13, 2011

Great strides: KRCC Telethon educates public (03/13/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- While observing child interviews over the past few Kenny Rogers Children's Center Telethons, 14-year-old Michael "Tripp" Boyd III's grandmother thought some of the children's symptoms sounded familiar. "She said some of the kids were struggling with the same issues that Tripp was going through," said his father, Michael Boyd Jr...
Teacher pay bill creates big stir (03/13/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Throughout her 26-year career as a teacher, working together with other teachers and sharing ideas have been key in creating a successful learning environment for students, Christy Priday said. And she doesn't intend to stop that cooperation -- despite a bill that would strip Missouri teachers of tenure and base salaries on their students' test scores...
Re-enactment provides a live history lesson (03/13/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Being well-equipped during the Civil War could mean the difference between victory and defeat, life and death. For re-enactors, it is all about bringing history to life. Ask any re-enactor at the Depot Raid in downtown Sikeston or the Battle of Sand Ridge on Scott Matthew's land south of Sikeston this weekend about a piece of gear and you are likely to learn something...
Two arrested on burglary charges (03/13/11)
BENTON -- Two more Chaffee men are in jail and facing charges related to additional burglaries in Chaffee. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Taking it easy: Bulldogs kick back and relax in day before biggest game (03/13/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com COLUMBIA -- The day before the Sikeston Bulldogs took on one of their post-season arch rivals, the championship hopefuls took it easy. Following their hard-fought win over Lafayette on Thursday, the Bulldogs enjoyed dinner and a peaceful night in their hotel...
Lady Eagles are looking to continue perfection (03/13/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central softball team is no stranger to winning. Coming off of a 17-0 season, the Lady Eagles have perfection in mind once again as they enter the 2011 season. "Just like every season, we go into it trying to go undefeated and win as many games as possible," NMCC coach Steve Rogers said. "We have seven starters coming back with one of the better pitchers in the area and we feel we have another good chance to make another good run at it."...
Local talent to take part in all-star game (03/13/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- The 10th Annual BA All-Star Extravaganza has released this year's players and teams with several local athletes scheduled to take part. The Extravaganza will be held on April 2 in the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter, highlighting high school seniors in volleyball and basketball. ...
Gary Taber (03/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Gary Dean Taber, 41, died March 10, 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...
Joann Holder (03/13/11)
SIKESTON -- Joann Holder, 62, died March 10, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Paul Haubold Sr. (03/13/11)
MARSTON -- Paul E. Haubold Sr., 85, died March 7, 2011, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ralph Higgerson (03/13/11)
NEW MADRID - Ralph Higgerson, 87, died March 11, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Arrangements are incomplete.