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Stories from Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Task force uses technology to catch criminals (04/12/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Pedophilia was around for long before computers were invented. But "the Internet is what brought it to the forefront," said Detective Scott Phelps, investigations coordinator for the Southeast Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force...
Oran man arrested for child pornography (04/12/11)
BENTON - A task force investigation led to the arrest of an Oran man for possession of child pornography. Andrew L. Stroud, 22, is charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, each count being a class B felony. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
'Nerve center' (04/12/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Working as a communications officer isn't just about answering emergency calls. And with this week being National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety is shining the light on what those officers do...
About 500 pounds of marijuana is seized (04/12/11)
news@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON - Approximately 500 pounds of marijuana was discovered in a tractor-trailer truck after officers became suspicious of the driver. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Volunteers helping to make difference (04/12/11)
Arrest made in Saturday shooting (04/12/11)
SIKESTON -- On Saturday around 7:05 p.m., a gunshot victim contacted officers at Sikeston Department of Public Safety headquarters about being shot in the hand. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Porter committed to Georgetown (04/12/11)
After a weekend visit to Georgetown University, Scott County Central prep star Otto Porter has committed to being a Hoya next season.
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 12) (04/12/11)
Local scores from April 12
SHS wins Poplar Bluff Invitational (04/12/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- If their was ever a signature win to hang your hat on, the Sikeston golf team found it. Competing against 14 different schools, the Bulldog golfers finished first in the Poplar Bluff Invitational with a combined score of 314...
Hardwood Classic will showcase area talent (04/12/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Although basketball season is over, many fans would still like to see their hometown team compete on the court. The 1st Annual Charleston Hardwood Classic will enable fans to do just that. The Hardwood Classic is a basketball tournament showcasing talent from Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana and St. Louis as well as local talent from the surrounding area...
Sikeston girls take third at Jackson (04/12/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston girls track team finished third in the Jackson Invitational on Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs were third out of 16 teams, compiling 74 points on the day. "The girls did a real good job," said Sikeston track coach Terry Flannigan. "I was very pleased with their effort."...
Vivian Pate (04/12/11)
PUXICO -- Vivian Marie Pate, 78, died April 10, 2011, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Raymond Klipfel (04/12/11)
CHAFFEE -- Raymond F. Klipfel, 65, died April 10, 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...
Helen T. Morris (04/12/11)
BERTRAND -- Helen Tryphena Morris, 86, formerly of Matthews, died April 11, 2011, at the home of her daughter in Bertrand. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Catherine Rodgers (04/12/11)
DEXTER -- Catherine Rodgers, 81, died April 11, 2011, at her home in rural Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete.
Norah Shands (04/12/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Norah Pauline Shands, 87, died at 1 a.m. April 11, 2011, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...