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Stories from Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Poster children help to tell KRCC's story (03/16/11)
SIKESTON -- Children with a wide array of disorders are treated at the Kenny Rogers Children's Center every year. And when the Annual Telethon rolls around, five of those unique stories are chosen, as the poster children are named. "We choose the poster kids to represent the primary counties that we service and tell their stories to help illustrate exactly what we do here at the Center," said Brandy Dallas, physical therapist and clinical coordinator. ...
Orders to go (03/16/11)
Between 700 and 800 people filled up on pancakes at breakfast, lunch or dinner Tuesday during the Sikeston Kiwanis Club's annual pancake day. While many enjoyed their pancakes and bacon at the Elks Lodge, others chose to take their meals to go. Above Larry Lindsey, left, and Arnie Smith prepare go plates. Money raised from the event will be used for the club's youth-oriented projects or to benefit services such as Missouri Delta Medical Center, the YMCA and local parks...
County awards audit contract (03/16/11)
BENTON -- Scott County Commissioner awarded the contract for audit services to Daniel Jones and Associates of Arnold, which bid the job at $19,365. Also bidding was Van de Ven of Cape Girardeau, which bid the job at $23,950. TFor the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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April absentee ballots available (03/16/11)
BENTON -- Absentee ballots for elections in Scott County are now available and can be voted from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. until noon on April 2, according Rita Milam, Scott County clerk.
Bid OK'd for Fire Department roof repairs (03/16/11)
MINER -- The Miner Volunteer Fire Department building will get needed roof repairs. The city's Board of Aldermen accepted the lower of two bids during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday. Simmons Roofing of Sikeston, which was awarded the work, bid the job at $10,500 while Burns Boys Carpentry of Matthews offered to do it for $14,332...
Man is accused of molestation (03/16/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Hayti man is in custody after he was arrested on sex charges. W.H. Sandusky, 46, is charged with statutory sodomy. He is being held without bond pending a court appearance before Judge Byron Luber, according to a news release from the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department...
SHS baseball team gears up for season (03/16/11)
SIKESTON -- It was a disappointing end to what looked to be a promising season. Their second-straight loss to North County in the first round of districts last year left a bitter taste with the Sikeston Bulldogs baseball team. It's what has them working harder to gear up for the upcoming 2011 season...
Braves set to face nemesis Jefferson in Class 1 semis (03/16/11)
COLUMBIA -- Their wait is finally over. For three years the Scott County Central Braves have stewed over their loss against the Jefferson Eagles. That 70-68 semifinal defeat during the 2008 Show Me Showdown marked only the second time in school history Scott Central did not come back with a first place trophy in their 16 appearances...
Martial art convention (03/16/11)
Sikeston Moo Sul Kwan instructors and students took part in the annual American Martial Arts Sports and Education Association National Convention March 11-13 at the Southeast Missouri State University campus. Among the instructors were Lynn Sullenger of the Sikeston Moo Sul Kwan, 2nd degree blackbelt in hapkido, pictured teaching an arm bar (above); and Bong Yul Shin of the Moo Do Kwan in Clayton, 9th degree blackbelt in judo, taekwondo and hapkido, pictured in a red belt which signifies 9th degree in judo (below).. ...
Pauline Clubb (03/16/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Pauline Elizabeth Clubb, 92, died March 12, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Maxine Poole (03/16/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held today at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston for Allie "Maxine" Lathum Poole, 95, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Sikeston, who died on March 14, 2011, were her sons, Larry Lathum, Max Lathum and Laddie Lathum, and grandsons, Josh Kersey, Tim Lathum, Greg Lathum, Garry Lathum and Barry Parsons...
Odessa Johnson (03/16/11)
CHARLESTON -- Odessa Jennings Johnson, 83, died March 9, 2011, at St. Joseph's Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
So are you voting for or against? (03/16/11)
Let's talk Presidential elections, since that seems to be a topic of some national interest these days. Be honest for a moment. I recognize that a single moment of honesty may give some of you a headache but humor me for the sake of this simple column...