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Stories from Sunday, April 24, 2011

Prepare for possible flooding (04/24/11)
SIKESTON -- A flash flood watch is in effect through Sunday morning in Southeast Missouri due to widespread heavy rainfall this weekend and more storms with significant rainfall forecast. According to the National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky., a cold front is expected to move in from the west Saturday night and then stall out somewhere across the area later in the day...
Rain in the drain: Girl Scouts aim to educate about stormwater pollution (04/24/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Storm water pollution can go a long way -- but so can a little awareness. Sikeston Girl Scout Troop No. 40037 recently designed a stencil and used it to paint a message on a stormwater drain on Dona Street near the corner of Ables they hope will catch on...
Missouri seeking its green thumbs (04/24/11)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Gardening isn't only healthy and economical; there are many ways to do it. And this year, the Missouri Department of Agriculture wants state residents to realize that, and join in the 10,000 Garden Challenge...
Law enforcment to ensure youth are safe, sober (04/24/11)
POPLAR BLUFF - Troop E officers will join other Missouri law enforcement agencies to step up enforcement efforts to remove underage impaired drivers from Missouri highways from May 4 through May 13 through Youth Alcohol Mobilization. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
The All-Standard Democrat boys team (04/24/11)
The 2010-11 All-Standard Democrat Boys Basketball Team.
The All-Standard Democrat girls team (04/24/11)
The 2010-11 All-Standard Democrat Girls Basketball Team
Porter's talent and character awed fans (04/24/11)
Otto Porter's senior campaign had more of a rock star atmosphere than anything else. The Scott County Central senior was on the mind of every high school basketball fan in Southeast Missouri in 2011, whether it was about how many points and rebounds he had the night before or which college he chose to further his basketball career...
Despite setbacks Cooper still shines (04/24/11)
Arlie Houck (04/24/11)
BENTON -- Arlie "Dub" Wesley Houck, 84, died April 20, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Stanley (04/24/11)
NEW MADRID -- James G. Stanley, 70, died April 20, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...