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Stories from Thursday, March 31, 2011

Booking it (03/31/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although its offerings are always diverse, this year's annual used book sale at the Sikeston Public Library will feature a heftier selection of children's titles. "We did a massive weeding in our children's section so we'll have between 2,000 and 3,000 available for the book sale. We were running out of space so we removed some of the older books that weren't in circulation," said Ron Eifert, assistant director of the library...
April 5 election will fill openings on city councils, school boards (03/31/11)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Some voters will have an array of candidates to choose from when they pick up their ballots on April 5. Others will have only one and in at least one case will have to write in a candidate. In Canalou, neither candidate is opposed in their bid to serve on the board of aldermen. Candidates are Phillip Wilson in Ward 1 and John Slayton in Ward 2...
DPS arrests felon for gun possession (03/31/11)
SIKESTON - Officers arrested a convicted felon after finding a handgun in his possession. On Tuesday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety received information that Nathan D. Winfield, 34, of Sikeston was traveling in a vehicle and in possession of a pistol...
Singing success: Choral students earn top honors (03/31/11)
SIKESTON - Sikeston isn't just earning honors on the gridiron and the basketball court this year. Sikeston High School students also rank tops in the state for their musical abilities. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
One in custody, others sought for armed robbery (03/31/11)
SIKESTON -- One individual is in custody following an armed robbery late Wednesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (March 31) (03/31/11)
Results from Thursday, March 31
Sikeston splits with Cape (03/31/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Despite the bitter cold, the Sikeston track team was excited for the opportunity to suit up on Wednesday in a dual against Cape Central. "We're just happy to get out and run," Sikeston coach Terry Flannigan said. "It's still terrible weather."...
Junior high teams take part in Eva Hinshaw Memorial Open (03/31/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Poplar Bluff boys took first place in the first Eva Hinshaw Memorial Open on Wednesday afternoon at the East Prairie High School track. While Poplar Bluff was dominating the boys, their girls won the eighth grade division and East Prairie won the seventh grade girls division...
Bulldog golfers place second at Poplar Bluff triad (03/31/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston golf team finished second in a triad with Kennett and Poplar Bluff on Wednesday at Poplar Bluff. When their top four players finished, Sikeston ended with a score of 167 as a team. Poplar Bluff won the match with a 144 and Kennett came in third with a 192...
Timothy Finney (03/31/11)
SIKESTON -- Timothy Wayne Finney, 42, died March 29, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bobbie Mead (03/31/11)
DEXTER -- Bobbie Mead, 72, formerly of Bernie, died March 30, 2011, in the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
James Lancaster (03/31/11)
RISCO -- James Lancaster, 88, died March 30, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete.