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Stories from Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Tough decision (04/19/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston R-6 Board of Education members heard financial and academic reasons why Morehouse Elementary should close next school year, but they also felt the emotional aspect of the issue as community members pleaded with them to keep the building open...
Church plans Helicopter Egg Drop (04/19/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Easter egg hunts are nothing new to this community. But eggs being dropped out of a helicopter? That's exactly what children and their families will get to experience Saturday, when Terra Nova Church sponsors its first Helicopter Egg Drop, beginning at 10 a.m. at the soccer fields at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
Planes crash (04/19/11)
MARSTON - A pilot is listed in critical but stable condition after his airplane clipped another in midair. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Man killed in vehicle accident (04/19/11)
BERNIE -- A Catron man was fatally injured Monday in a two-vehicle accident in Stoddard County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 19) (04/19/11)
Local scores from Tuesday, April 19
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 18) (04/19/11)
Local scores from Monday, April 18
Porter inks with Georgetown (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The biggest question plaguing the high school basketball season has finally became official. Scott County Central standout Otto Porter etched his name to a letter of intent to play his college basketball at Georgetown University on Monday at Scott Central High School...
Record broken at Twilight Relays (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog track and field team had several good performances on Monday afternoon at the Twilight Relays at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. But the performance of the day was by Sikeston senior Quentin Washington, who broke a school record in the 100-meter dash that has stood for 42 years...
Crowe's home run sparks Red Devils to 9-4 victory (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Chaffee's Alex Crowe picked a good time to mark an important milestone in his baseball career. With his team tied 4-4 in the sixth inning against Charleston Thursday afternoon, Crowe stepped to the plate with one out and the bases empty in the top of the frame. Connecting on a Charleston offering, Crowe sent a shot over the wall in left field for the game winning run in what turned out to be a 9-4 Red Devils win...
Harper-led Bulldogs down Marion, Ill., 5-2 (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs went on the road and defeated Marion, Ill., 5-2 on Monday afternoon. Sikeston's Luke Keefer led off the game with a home run to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead but Marion answered back in the bottom of the inning when Brok Webb delivered a two-run double...
Braves rout Gideon (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off one of their worst games of the season, a five inning, 10-0 loss to the always tough Oran Eagles, the Scott County Central Braves baseball team bounced back in a big way on Monday. Banging out 15 hits the Braves pummeled the visiting Gideon Bulldogs 14-0 in five innings at Scott Central High School...
Mules blank SHS netters (04/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team fell to Poplar Bluff 9-0 on Monday afternoon at the Sikeston High School tennis courts. "It was a tough loss today," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "However, considering the fact that we had JV guys playing varsity due to injuries on our team, our guys gave a good effort."...
Longtime newspaper reporter Shirley Jean Pritchett, 74, dies (04/19/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Shirley Jean Pritchett, 74, died at 6:23 p.m. April 17, 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...
Jana Southern (04/19/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Jana Atteberry Southern, who was born Aug. 3, 1943, died April 17, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Minnie Shrum (04/19/11)
PUXICO -- Minnie V. "Miss Minnie" Shrum, 86, died April 17, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Deloris Rettig (04/19/11)
SIKESTON -- Deloris Rettig, age 89, died Sunday, April 17, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Angela Garner (04/19/11)
MORLEY -- Angela Garner, 44, died April 18, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Doris Jordan (04/19/11)
SALEM -- Doris M. Jordan, 75, died April 18, 2011, in Salem. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jonithan Dodson (04/19/11)
DEXTER -- Jonithan Dodson died April 18, 2011. Arrangements are incomplete.
Ernie Christian (04/19/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ernie Christian, 58, died at 3:57 a.m. April 18, 2011, in the 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...
Curtis Esarey (04/19/11)
ADVANCE -- Curtis Adam Esarey, 86, died April 17, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Clarence Summerfield (04/19/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Clarence Thurman Summerfield, 85 years, died at 3 p.m. April 18, 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...
Jessie Layton (04/19/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jessie Doyle Layton, 85, died at 10:53 a.m. April 17, 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...
Veliah Rosson (04/19/11)
CHARLESTON -- Veliah Ester "Billie" Simpson Rosson, 82, died April 19, 2011 at the home of her daughter in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete.