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Stories from Thursday, April 21, 2011

Earth Day urges public to take small steps toward better world (04/21/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When it comes to helping save the earth and its environment, it's the little things that can make a difference. Renee Bungart, spokesperson for the Department of Natural Resources in Jefferson City, noted this year's theme of the state's Earth Day celebration -- which is sponsored by the DNR -- is "Little changes, big results."...
Corps readies for area floods (04/21/11)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- For a second time this spring, the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has initiated a Phase I floodfight in the northern portion of their area of responsibility due to high Mississippi and Ohio River stages. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
One arrested for illegal drug sale (04/21/11)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man wanting to make an illegal drug sale approached the wrong person. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Storm Damage (04/21/11)
Honor Guard tour begins April 29 (04/21/11)
DEXTER - Bands will play, voices will be raised in song, and flags will wave, as Dexter welcomes 30 very special people to the community on Friday, April 29. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Standard Democrat Scoreboard (April 21) (04/21/11)
Local scores from Thursday, April 21
Holifield signs with Three Rivers (04/21/11)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Ever since Sikeston's Will Holifield began playing basketball in the seventh grade he dreamed of playing college basketball. Holifield's dream came true on Wednesday when the senior signed to play for Three Rivers Community College...
Cape Central downs Kelly, 13-0 (04/21/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- With Andrew Hileman giving Cape Central a three-hit shutout on the mound, the Tigers picked up their eighth win of the year, defeating the Kelly Hawks 13-0 in five innings on the mercy rule. "He got ahead, threw strikes and he had control of his breaking ball," Tiger's coach Steve Williams said of Hileman. "That's as well as he's pitched all year long for us. That's a very bright spot."...
Sikeston takes 2nd at Festus Invitational (04/21/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston golf team placed second at the Festus Invitational tournament on Wednesday at Crown Pointe golf course in Farmington. As a team, Sikeston finished with a 339. There were 16 teams present as Whitfield, the defending Class 2 state champions, finished first with a 323...
Martha Talbert (04/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Martha JoAnn "Posty" Talbert, 73, died April 8, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Dorothy Griffin (04/21/11)
ORAN -- Dorothy Jane Griffin, 83, of Oran, died April 20, 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...
Cynthia Taylor (04/21/11)
CHARLESTON -- Staff Sgt. Cynthia R. Taylor, age 39, formerly of Charleston, died in action on April 16, 2011, while serving with the 101st Airborne Sustainment Brigade in Forward Operation Base Gamberi, Eastern Province of Laghman, Afghanistan. Arrangements are incomplete...
Jennifer Martin (04/21/11)
CHESTERFIELD, Va. -- Jennifer Lee Nicole Martin, 30, died April 19, 2011, in Chesterfield. Arrangements are incomplete.
Billie Rosson (04/21/11)
CHARLESTON -- Veliah Ester "Billie" Rosson, 82, died April 19, 2011, at the home of her daughter in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pauline Hufstedler (04/21/11)
JACKSON -- Pauline Q. Hufstedler, 88, died April 17, 2011, in Jackson. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Jon Layton (04/21/11)
CHARLESTON -- Jon Derrick Layton, 57, died April 19, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Angela Garner (04/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Angela Gwenn "Angie" Jenkins Garner, 44, died April 18, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bennie Rand (04/21/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Bennie Herbert Rand, 96, died April 17, 2011, at Missouri Delta Community Hospital in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...