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Stories from Thursday, March 17, 2011

State champs honored (03/17/11)
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Youngster's birthday laps benefit Scott County ACS Relay for Life (03/17/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For most 7-year-old boys, birthday celebrations are about toys and celebrations. But Noah Mason, whose birthday is today, is using his birthday as a way to help others have more birthdays. On Monday, he began "Seven miles, in seven days, for my seventh birthday."...
Judge sentences man to 20 years in prison for illegal drug buy (03/17/11)
CHARLESTON - A judge sentenced a Charleston man to 20 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Zecoby Moore, 25, was sentenced to the Department of Corrections by Judge David Dolan on Tuesday...
Stoddard County has new coroner (03/17/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Stoddard County has a new coroner. Aaron Mathis of Dexter, was sworn in as Stoddard County Coroner by Judge Joe Satterfield Tuesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition. For...
Traffic stop leads to the arrest of 2 (03/17/11)
MINER - A traffic stop led to the discovery of synthetic narcotics. At 10:59 p.m. Tuesday, Miner Police stopped a vehicle on Highway 62 near the intersection with Interstate 55. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Prep Baseball Preview: Jays beef up schedule in order to prepare for district push (03/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Coming off a 17-8 campaign that ended with a 3-0 loss to Scott City in the Class 2, District 3 title game, the Charleston Bluejays enter this season with a beefed up schedule in hopes of making a deeper push into the post season...
East Prairie has high hopes in 2011 (03/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Expectations are high in East Prairie this spring, as the Eagles return eight starters from last year's 13-10 team. Led by senior pitcher Connor Scott, who finished with a 6-3 record and 1.90 ERA last year, and senior outfielder Aaron Miller, who hit .429 with 20 RBI, the Eagles look to have a well-balanced team...
Risco looking for new faces to step up (03/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- The Risco Tigers graduated a ton of experience from their 15-8 season a year ago and will need fresh faces to step in key roles. "We are young this year and will have to have several new faces step-up for us," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. "We like our core of returning players who all contributed to last year's successful team but they will have to take on the leadership role this year."...
Braves hoping to build on last season's success (03/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Scott County Central Braves fielded one of their best teams in recent memory last year and hope to build off that success this spring. First team, all-state catcher Josh Boese headlines a group of eight returning starters from last year's 9-8 team. Boese hit .588 for the Braves last year and was also 5-1 on the mound...
Red Devils return wealth of experience (03/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- With a host of experienced players from their 2010 squad, the Chaffee Red Devils baseball team will look to build off of their 14-9, district championship season from just a year ago. Seniors Andrew Terhune, Andrew Dooley and Jason Cicardi look to lead the Red Devils. Terhune led Chaffee with a .386 batting average. Dooley went 6-4 on the mound with a 1.44 ERA and 82 strikeouts...
Nine part-time starters back in fold at Oran (03/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Last season didn't go as the Oran Eagles had planned as the team dealt with injuries all season long, ending with a 16-9 record and a rare district semifinal loss. However, with all of last year's injuries, Oran returns plenty of experience as nine players return that started some games last season...
Scott City works toward another successful season (03/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- The Scott City Rams have experienced a good deal of success in recent years, including a state title in 2008 and district title last season. While the Rams lost all-stater Skylar Cobb from last year's 17-5 team, they return a host of talented players who saw action last year, including Jamie Scholz, Corey Rogers, Austin Raines, Justin Modglin, Alex Eichhorn, Chris Limbaugh, Landon Robert, Heath Pobst, Ryan Fortner and Brett Dirnberger...
Dexter will be young, inexperienced in 2011 (03/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- This spring the Dexter Bearcats are tasked with replacing six seniors from last year's 12-8 team that posted several impressive wins. Dexter does return several starters in seniors Josh Sifford, Bryn Hester; juniors Josh Overall, Alex Cliff; and sophomore Chase Young...
Kelsie Dettrie (03/17/11)
MALDEN -- Kelsie John Dettrie, 103, formerly of Dexter, died March 15, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
R. Ellsworth Hancock (03/17/11)
PUXICO -- Richard Ellsworth Hancock, 89, died March 16, 2011, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gene Perry (03/17/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Eugene "Gene" Perry, 87, died March 15, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Boomer Roberts (03/17/11)
Jim Tate (03/17/11)
DEXTER -- Jim Tate, 76, died March 16, 2011, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.