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Stories from Friday, March 25, 2011

Three-peat celebration (03/25/11)
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Rodeo changes ahead (03/25/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There are some changes coming to this year's Rodeo. And the Sikeston Jaycees couldn't look forward to them more. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Excavation project receives an extension (03/25/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The contractor doing the last EWP project has agreed to an extension of the job. Mississippi County commissioners discussed during their regular meeting Thursday asking Donald Bond Construction of Sikeston, the contractor for an excavation project on Ditch 23, to add a total of 12 linear miles of Ditch 14...
New dispatching agency named for ambulance district (03/25/11)
news@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Beginning in May, the South Scott County Ambulance District will have a new dispatching agency. On Thursday, Scott County commissioners opened a letter dated March 21 from the District, which informed the commissioners of the change, effective May 1...
Sikeston personnel complete railway emergency training (03/25/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There was a lot of activity at the Sikeston Power Plant on Wednesday and Thursday, as emergency management personnel learned more about railroad emergency response. "Approximately 60 personnel, including DPS, South Scott CountyAmbulance and adjoining fire departments took part in the training," said Capt. Dan Armour of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Apartments damaged by fire (03/25/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- An apartment building was damaged in a fire that began Thursday night. The Portageville Fire Department received a call reporting a fire in an apartment at the Dogwood Apartments at 11:08 p.m. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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NMCC shuts out Kelly for first win (03/25/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- There wasn't a late inning collapse this time around for the New Madrid County Central Eagles. The Eagles picked up their first win of the young season behind a one-hit shutout from starter Jayshawn McDaniel on a bitterly cold Thursday afternoon pounding the Kelly Hawks 17-0...
Slow start (03/25/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Spending most of their time on the defensive end Thursday afternoon, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 4-0 to Poplar Bluff in the opening round of the Noon Optimist Tournament. "They're a little farther along than what we are and it kind of showed today," Sikeston coach Doyle Noe said of the Lady Mules. "They're a solid team and they played well. They worked the ball around very well...
Risco wins first; Oran routs Advance (03/25/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com WARDELL -- The Risco Tigers won their first Tri-County Conference matchup on Thursday defeating North Pemiscot 15-11. Jordan Pavy picked up the win on the mound while Chris Pavy received the save working the last two innings for the Tigers...
Leroy Uhrhan (03/25/11)
CHAFFEE -- Leroy Arnold Uhrhan, 80, died March 23, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Nell Battles (03/25/11)
MARSTON -- Nell June Battles, 80, died March 23, 2011, at the Gideon Care Center. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Bernie Lacy (03/25/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Thursday for Bernie Joe Lacy, 85, who died March 22, 2011, were: Bill Unger, Mac Davis, James Jones, Barry Grissom, Chris Heuring and Dennis Sullivan.