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Stories from Friday, April 8, 2011

Hallelujah for spring: Concert features 8 pianists (04/08/11)
SIKESTON -- The sanctuary of First United Methodist Church will be filled with music Saturday and Sunday as local pianists offer "Hallelujah for Spring," a free musical event. The concerts, featuring eight pianists performing on four grand pianos, begin at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday...
Bids for sale of firearms opened (04/08/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Scott County Sheriff's Department is cleaning out its gun safe -- and making a little money in the process. During Thursday's commission meeting, bids were open for the sale of 234 firearms. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Circuit judge weighs in on proposed law (04/08/11)
news@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A bill in the Missouri House of Representatives could change the way the Scott County Circuit Clerk is elected. HB884, introduced by Rep. John Diehl, a Republican from St. Louis County, specifies that circuit clerks in the 22nd and 28th judicial circuits, as well as in Scott County, must be appointed by the majority of their respective circuit and associate circuit judges...
Just a taste (04/08/11)
Alternative used to fix potholes (04/08/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- One public entity's waste can be another's road material. During their regular meeting Thursday, Mississippi County Commissioners said the county road and bridge department has found a new filler for temporarily fixing potholes: slag from the Sikeston Power Plant...
Water district not part of company offering insurance (04/08/11)
SIKESTON -- A company offering insurance on water lines is not affiliated with the Scott County Water Supply District No. 4. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 8) (04/08/11)
Local scores from Friday (April 8)
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 7) (04/08/11)
Local scores from Thursday.
High school playoff system to change (04/08/11)
Blue rules (04/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Charleston senior James Naile was a bit stingy while pitching against rival East Prairie, but in a good way. Responsible for over 80 percent of the Bluejays' defensive outs, Naile struck out 17 in a complete game win over the East Prairie Eagles during the annual 'Red and Blue' game at Hillhouse Park on Thursday...
Fitts' home run, throw lift Dexter over Scott City (04/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- You can't ask for a much more clutch performance than the one Dexter junior Daniel Fitts gave the Bearcats Thursday against Scott City. On the same day he celebrated his 17th birthday, Fitts hit a game-winning three-run home run in the second inning only to throw out a runner at the plate in the fifth to save a crucial run in a 3-1 Bearcats win...
Farmington blanks Sikeston netters 9-0 (04/08/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis dropped a home match to Farmington 9-0 on Thursday afternoon. "We played our best against a team far superior in skill level and there were positive signs of improvement in our overall abilities," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "We need to just keep getting better."...
Kasel Williams Jr. (04/08/11)
CHARLESTON -- Kasel Williams Jr., 54, died April 6, 2011, at the Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Maxine Thomas (04/08/11)
RISCO -- Maxine Thomas, 89, died April 6, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Chuck Kindred (04/08/11)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held today for Charles C. "Chuck" Kindred, 78, who died on April 6, 2011, were: Joe Givens, Brandon Sparks, David Carnell, Dennis Mannon, Scott Mannon, Lee Bloomfield, Shane Wicker and Matt Burchfield.
Michael Jones (04/08/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Michael Keith Jones, 49, died April 8, 2011, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete.
Martha Talbert (04/08/11)
SIKESTON -- Martha Talbert, 73, died April 8, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.