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Stories from Monday, March 14, 2011

A first-class celebration (03/14/11)
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Crack cocaine seized (03/14/11)
SIKESTON - More than 60 grams of crack cocaine were discovered during a traffic stop made by Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers during the weekend. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Time to start your spring cleaning: City plans special trash collection (03/14/11)
SIKESTON -- Dates for the city of Sikeston's Spring Clean-up, which gives residents an opportunity to dispose of bulky rubbish during their regular solid waste pick-ups, are set for two weeks beginning March 28. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Meth lab discovered; two arrested (03/14/11)
SIKESTON -- Two people are in jail after officers located a methamphetamine lab inside a Sikeston home. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Recreating the past (03/14/11)
6-year-old rides bike into car (03/14/11)
MINER -- A Sikeston child received minor injuries after striking a vehicle while riding his bicycle Saturday in Scott County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Teen hurt in ATV accident (03/14/11)
NEW MADRID -- A New Madrid teenager was injured after being ejected from an all-terrain vehicle Saturday in New Madrid County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Man arrested after fleeing the police (03/14/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- One person is in custody after attempting to flee police officers. At 11:50 p.m. Sunday, Caruthersville police stopped a vehicle for defective equipment at the corner of Ninth and Truman streets. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Sikeston boys basketball team finishes undefeated, Hall of Fame season with state title (03/14/11)
The Bulldogs claimed their first state championship in basketball with a 74-55 win over ST. Francis Borgia on Saturday.
Father and son team for rare feat (03/14/11)
"I'm just so happy," Will Holifield said. "I love my dad. He's been my hero, my best friend my whole life. Just to go out my last year and give him one just means everything in the world to me. It just means so much to me."
Four Sikeston seniors fulfill pact with state championship (03/14/11)
"Us seniors, we've been waiting on this since seventh grade," Janeil Hatchett said. "We'd argue and go through this and that but, as seventh graders, we said we were going to get this our senior year."
Corey Porter continues family legacy (03/14/11)
Porter, along with his highly decorated basketball family, were on a mission once they made the trek eight miles south to Sikeston High School six years ago.
On the run: Scott Central uses 60-2 run to defeat Chadwick in quarterfinals (03/14/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com POPLAR BLUFF -- For the first four minutes of Saturday's Class 1 quarterfinal game, it looked as if the Chadwick Cardinals could play with the heavily favored Scott County Central Braves. A Seth Thomas 3-pointer put the Cardinals up 7-4 with 4:34 remaining in the first quarter, sending the Cardinals' fans into a frenzy. ...
Jays return to Showdown (03/14/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com POPLAR BLUFF -- After suffering a toe injury late in Charleston's 70-68 Sectional win over Ava on Wednesday, Bluejay guard Greg Tucker's status for Saturday's quarterfinal matchup with Bayless remained up in the air in the days leading up the contest...
Slow start sinks Scott City girls (03/14/11)
sd_sports@yahoo.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Plagued by a slow start, Scott City's deep push into the postseason came to an end Saturday afternoon in its Class 3 MSHSAA Quarterfinal matchup against Kennett. Looking for the first trip to the Show-Me Showdown in school history, the Lady Rams committed nine first half turnovers on the way to a 22-point halftime deficit...
Special training (03/14/11)
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Ralph Higgerson (03/14/11)
NEW MADRID -- Ralph Wroten Higgerson was born Feb. 17, 1924, at Higgerson Landing in New Madrid County and left this world on March 11, 2011, at the Golden Age Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eldred Clipperton (03/14/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Eldred Clipperton, 91, formerly of Mesa, Ariz., died March 13, 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...
Frances Farmer (03/14/11)
ST. CLAIR -- Frances Irene Farmer, 72, formerly of Dexter, died March 11, 2011, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...