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Stories from Sunday, March 27, 2011

Healthcare facility opens medical clinic (03/27/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A new healthcare facility in Sikeston is focused not only on meeting the needs of the community, but also making services more accessible to mental health patients. Bootheel Counseling Services opened its Family Medical Clinic in January, following a comprehensive, year-long study looking into its benefits...
Field work (03/27/11)
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NASV changes its name (03/27/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- To reflect the diversity of care it now offers, the Southeast Missouri Network Against Sexual Violence will operate under a new name -- Beacon Health Center. "A beacon is a light -- a guiding light -- and a place so when you go out to sea, that light brings you in safely," President/CEO Tammy Bea Gwaltney said...
Bill would designate day to honor Vietnam vets (03/27/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When welcoming home veterans, some believe better late than never. On March 30, 1973, U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam under the terms of the Treaty of Paris. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Corps lowers floodfight level (03/27/11)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- With falling Ohio and Mississippi River levels, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lowered their floodfight activation level to Phase I in the Cairo, Ill., Missouri Bootheel and Reelfoot-Obion, Tenn., areas on Wednesday...
Kelly starts golf program (03/27/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Responding to growing student interest, Kelly High School has decided to to launch a new golf team that is debuting this spring. "Last year (the school) wanted to get a program for golf because we had some kids interested," head coach Rod McQuerter said. "They developed a program, got a plan together and we were fortunate to have a program this year...
Hatchett, Howard named to all-state team (03/27/11)
COLUMBIA -- The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association recently unveiled their selections for the 2011 Coaches All-State team. Among the array of talent, there are numerous local players who made the cut. The Sikeston Bulldogs received two nods in Janeil Hatchett and Darryl Howard in Class 4...
Sportswriters release all-region teams (03/27/11)
FARMINGTON -- The 2011 Southeast Missouri Media All-Region basketball teams were recently released. In Class 4, the Sikeston Bulldogs received four selections who were all driving forces behind their first Class 4 state basketball title. Seniors Janeil Hatchett, Darryl Howard and Corey Porter were all named to the first team while Will Holifield made the second team...
Jaycees, rodeo have a big impact (03/27/11)
The Sikeston Jaycees announced another stellar lineup for this summer's annual Bootheel Rodeo and this year promises to follow the path of former performances in bringing fans to our community. For those of us who have followed the Rodeo for years, it's easy to be complacent and relatively ho-hum about the annual event. The truth is, we simply expect the Jaycees to bring top-notch talent and outstanding cowboys to Sikeston each summer. And as usual, the Jaycees always deliver...
Ann Pearson (03/27/11)
SIKESTON -- Lorene Annette "Ann" Pearson, 70, died at 7:38 a.m. March 25, 2011, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Katherine Edwards (03/27/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Katherine Virginia Edwards, 74, died at 5:23 a.m. March 25, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Hazel Culp (03/27/11)
MINER -- Hazel Culp, 98, formerly of Charleston, died March 25, 2011, at the Miner Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Peggy Abner (03/27/11)
Jimmy Cheatham (03/27/11)
BERTRAND -- Jimmy O. Cheatham, 79, died at noon March 25, 2011, at St. 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...
Samuel Davis (03/27/11)
PUXICO -- Samuel Mack Davis, 61, died March 25, 2011, at John Cochran V.A. Medical Center in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...