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Stories from Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Boat overturns; 1 drowns, 1 rescued (03/22/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Pemiscot County's Emergency Response Team was activated for a joint rescue and recovery mission. Nicholas Brooks, 30, was rescued, while the body of 80-year-old Edsel Brooks was recovered on Sunday from the Mississippi River. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Day at the park (03/22/11)
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Park Board picks 'good Scout' for local honor (03/22/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Since 1986, the Sikeston Park Board's Honors Board has recognized several volunteers for making significant projects to youth programs in Sikeston. On May 18, Bonnie Dyer will become the 39th individual -- and second woman -- to be installed on the Board...
Federal budget cuts impact local senior programs (03/22/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Proposed federal funding cuts to Senior Corps programs would strike close to home. HR 1, the Continuing Resolution for fiscal year 2011, was passed Feb. 19 in the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 235--189...
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (March 22) (03/22/11)
Scores from March 22
Charleston unveils high-powered offense (03/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Pumping out 12 hits, seven for extra bases, the Charleston Bluejays got their season rolling Monday evening with a 14-4 mercy-rule win over visiting Portageville. "We came out and for about every run we gave up we (scored) two or three to pick that one up," Charleston's Ethan Browning said. "When you're swinging the bats like that it's pretty fun."...
SHS netters will feature fresh faces (03/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After losing six seniors and four varsity players from last year's team, the Sikeston boys tennis team will have plenty of new faces this spring. "We have a number of young men who are newcomers to our program that haven't had any experience playing organized tennis," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "Our primary concern is to allow them to get an understanding of the fundamental skills, techniques, strategies and rules/regulations of the game."...
Sikeston downs Malden, NMCC in opener (03/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It wasn't the perfect opening day but the Sikeston Bulldogs' golf team captured the top spot on Monday at the Sikeston Country Club over visiting New Madrid County Central and Malden. As a team, Sikeston shot a 168 through nine holes. Junior Evan Deere led the team's efforts with a score of 39 -- four over par...
Portageville explodes for 21 runs against Charleston (03/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Capping a big offensive performance with a 12 run fourth, the Portageville Lady Bulldogs cruised to a 21-1 win Monday over the Charleston Lady Bluejays. With 19 hits on the contest, Portageville got things rolling in the second inning when the Lady Bulldogs scored seven runs in the frame. Batting around the order in the frame, Capping the rally, Portageville's Brooke Johnson hit a two run home run to put her team up 7-0...
Chaffee gets past Advance (03/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Red Devils banged out 11 hits and escaped with a 5-4 win over the visiting Advance Hornets on Monday in Chaffee. Chaffee's Cody Payne and Andrew Terhune each had three hits for the Red Devils while Daniel Dooley and Jason Cicardi added two hits apiece...
Glenda Heckert (03/22/11)
BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Glenda Jo Heckert, 71, died March 18, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Leroy VanMatre (03/22/11)
DEXTER -- Wilbur "Leroy" VanMatre, 77, died March 20, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mike Sturdivant (03/22/11)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- James Michael Sturdivant Sr., 68, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died March 19, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eric McCoy (03/22/11)
DEXTER -- Eric McCoy, newborn son of Tim McCoy and Sabrina Christian McCoy of Dexter, died March 16, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marjorie Carter (03/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Marjorie Arline Carter, age 93, died March 20, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Brenda Bell (03/22/11)
CHAFFEE -- Brenda Gail Bell, 54, died March 20, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Bernie Lacy (03/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Bernie Joe Lacy, 85, died March 22, 2011 at his home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.