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Stories from Friday, April 22, 2011

Crossing changes (04/22/11)
Guilty plea entered for 2007 death (04/22/11)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man pled guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for a fatal shooting nearly four years ago. Robert Eldridge, 49, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the Class B felony of voluntary manslaughter for shooting Roger Winfield, according to Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd...
Back to school (04/22/11)
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First quarterly budget review conducted (04/22/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners are keeping a close eye on the budget this year. Commissioners conducted their first quarterly review of the county budget Thursday during their regular weekly meeting. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Two Sikeston events team up, offer family fun (04/22/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Two annual family spring events will join forces next weekend in Downtown Sikeston. For the first time since either began, Sikeston in Bloom, which is sponsored by Sikeston's Historic Midtown Development Group, and the YMCA of Southeast Missouri's Healthy Kids Day will take place simultaneously from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 30 at the Legion Park square in Downtown Sikeston...
Two injured in motorcycle crash (04/22/11)
PARMA -- Two Indiana residents were injured Thursday in a car versus motorcycle crash in New Madrid County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Oran rallies to stay perfect (04/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Oran's 13th game of the season was nearly an unlucky one. Visiting the East Prairie Eagles on Thursday, Oran had to fight through a late inning deficit to continue their unbeaten streak and debunk the 'unlucky 13' myth for a 5-3 win over East Prairie...
SHS gets revenge with 5-1 win over Saxony (04/22/11)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With an overtime loss to Saxony Lutheran just over three weeks ago fresh on their minds, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs used a barrage of late goals to enact some revenge on the Lady Crusaders. With the game tied 1-1 on Thursday night, Sikeston scored four goals in the final 14 minutes to defeat Saxony Lutheran 5-1, erasing the memories of a 2-1 overtime loss on March 29...
Bearcats hold off Perryville (04/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- What was once considered to be an area of concern prior to the season has continued to be a bright spot for the Dexter Bearcats. Getting six quality innings from starter Jordan Miller before Logan Nothern came in to close, the Bearcats got out of some tense situations late in the game Thursday to hold on for a 4-3 win over the Perryville Pirates...
SCC baseball and NMCC softball both earn victories (04/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Scott County Central Braves improved their season mark to 7-3 Thursday with a 12-2, six inning win over Neelyville. Trey Johnson led the Braves' 12-hit attack with a 3 for 3 day at the plate. Josh Boese and Kamryn Johnson each added two hits apiece. Both of Boese's hits were doubles...
Clarence Roberson (04/22/11)
LILBOURN -- Clarence Early Roberson, 86, 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.
J.C. Bennett (04/22/11)
DEXTER -- J.C. Bennett, 88, died April 21, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
James Stanley (04/22/11)
NEW MADRID -- James G. Stanley, 70, died April 20, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Pierce (04/22/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- William L. "Bill" Pierce, 80, formerly of Dexter, died April 20, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lucille Brewer (04/22/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Lucille Brewer, 93, formerly of New Madrid, died April 21, 2011, at the Manor Grove Nursing Facility in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jennifer Martin (04/22/11)
CHESTERFIELD, Va. -- Jennifer Lee Nicole Martin, 30, died April 19, 2011, in Chesterfield. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Arlie Houck (04/22/11)
BENTON -- Arlie Wesley Houck, 84, died April 20, 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...