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Stories from Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Counseling team visits flood survivors through program (01/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Although a new year has begun, flood survivors continue to cope with grief and losses they suffered last year. "The water is gone, but the recovery takes time," said Phyllis Rowe, team leader for Show-Me Recovery -- a crisis counseling program funded by a grant through the Federal Emergency management System and the Department of Mental Health...
Sikeston man jailed on drug charges (01/03/12)
BENTON - An anonymous tip led law enforcement officers to a Sikeston man apparently attempting to sell marijuana. Markques T. Reed, 29, is charged with attempted distribution of a controlled substance. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Tree dropoff (01/03/12)
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Winter swim (01/03/12)
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Chaffee couple have first baby of 2012 at Saint Francis (01/03/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Saint Francis Medical Center celebrated the first baby delivered in Cape Girardeau in 2012. At 5:40 am Sunday, January 1, 2011, a baby boy was welcomed into the world by proud parents Sinthia and Brandon Whitworth and big brother Brandon, of Chaffee, Mo., and caring Family BirthPlace nursing staff...
First baby of 2012 was born early at MDMC (01/03/12)
SIKESTON -- The first baby of 2012 in the Heartland arrived at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Hayden Michael Rich was born at 3:44 a.m. Jan. 1 at the Sikeston hospital. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Back on top: Charleston wins first tournament title since 2002 (01/03/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Friday night's win over the Notre Dame Bulldogs couldn't have been any sweeter. Not only did the Charleston Bluejays best 15 other teams and win the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament, they broke a strand of eight-straight years without hoisting a trophy and added their 16th tournament title to their already overflowing trophy case...
Sikeston repeats as St. Dominic Tourney champs (01/03/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- For the second straight year, the Sikeston Bulldogs are the champions of the St. Dominic Christmas Tournament. The top-seeded Bulldogs broke open a close game at the half and defeated the host school St. Dominic, 64-48 on Friday night...
Sikeston wrestlers finish eighth at Lindbergh Classic (01/03/12)
LINDBERGH -- The Sikeston wrestling team had a strong showing over the holidays, placing eighth in the tough Lindbergh Flyer Holiday Classic last week. The 11-team, two-day event featured some of the largest and most talented programs in the eastern part of the state...
Cape Central inside game too much for Scott Central (01/03/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Scott County Central Braves could not contend with the size of Cape Central. The Tigers' pounded the ball inside giving their 6-6 senior, T.J. Tisdell, and 6-5 sophomore, Jamal Cox, every opportunity they could to do work around the basket...
Dexter girls pull away from Farmington (01/03/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats opened the 2012 season by using their inside game to quiet the hometown Farmington Knights in a 72-41 win on Monday. Dexter got double-doubles from both junior Brittany Harris and sophomore Paige Patterson as Dexter jumped to a quick 12-2 lead and lead 21-12 after one quarter...
Steven St. Mary Sr. (01/03/12)
NEW MADRID - Steven Arthur St. Mary Sr. passed away on Dec. 31, 2011, at the age of 92. He was born on July 12, 1919, in New Madrid to the late June St. Mary and Jenny Broughton St. Mary. He was a veteran, having served our country in the Army, as a staff sergeant during WWII. He was employed by Noranda Aluminum until his retirement in July 1985 and was a lifelong member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church...
Alene Barlow (01/03/12)
CHAFFEE - Alene Barlow, 85, died Dec. 30, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 21, 1926, in Advance, to the late John William and Lillie Mae Marrow Randles, she was a member of Greater Vision Pentecostal Church in Chaffee...
Elva Smee (01/03/12)
DEXTER - Elva Marie Smee, 89, died Dec. 30, 2011, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter. Born April 3, 1922, in Stoddard County, to the late George Lewis Gaines and Rachel Winemiller Gaines, she was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Dexter and the former co-owner of George's Freeze Queen in Bernie and Grandpa's Barbecue in Dexter with her husband, George Smee...
Bill Craig (01/03/12)
GORDONVILLE -- William Albert "Bill" Craig of Gordonville died at 1:20 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, at Southeast Health Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 12, 1941, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late James Leon and Lilly Craig, he owned Craig Appraisal and Real Estate Investment Services of Cape Girardeau. ...
Carlyn Harrington (01/03/12)
NEW MADRID -- Carlyn Harrington, 89, died Dec. 30, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born July 6, 1931, in Flat Rock, Ark., to the late Larkin and Ida May Pharm Keith, she was a member of the Church of Christ in New Madrid. Survivors include: two daughters, Lynn Glastetter of Marston and Vivian Mangus of Clarkston, Mich.; one sister, Nancy Parish of New Madrid; and four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Barbara Nolen (01/03/12)
JACKSON -- Barbara J. Nolen, 61, formerly of Mississippi County, died Jan. 1, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center. Born June 15, 1950, in Texas County, Mo., near Houston, to Wanda Evelyn Pemberton Brooks Salyer of Anniston and the late Bill Brooks, she had lived in Jackson for the past 20 years...
Louis Daugherty (01/03/12)
MILAN, Tenn. -- Louis C. Daugherty, 81, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Dec. 30, 2011, at Milan. Born Sept. 11, 1930, in Granite City, Ill., to the late Charles H. and Goldie B. Sanders Daugherty, he was a member of the First Baptist Church in Portageville where he served as a deacon. ...
Charles Murphy (01/03/12)
BERTRAND -- Charles Willis Murphy, 84, died Jan. 2, 2012, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Audrey Morgan (01/03/12)
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Audrey Morgan, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Dec. 20, 2011. Born Aug. 13, 1916, at Springfield, Mo., to the late W.O. and Anna Baker Tanner, she graduated from Chaffee High School in 1935. She was employed by the U.S. government as a munitions inspector (bombs and shells) during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. ...
Mary Turner (01/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ellen Turner, 53, died Jan. 1, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 15, 1958, in Dunedin, Fla., to the late Willie Gordan and Nora Bell Varnadore Griner, she was a homemaker and a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Sikeston and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary No. 114 of Sikeston...
Janice Pinnell (01/03/12)
WAPPAPELLO -- Janice Raye Pinnell, 63, formerly of Sikeston, died Dec. 31, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Oct. 24, 1948, in Sikeston, to Opal Robinson Merriman of Sikeston and the late Ray P. Merriman, she was a 1966 graduate of Sikeston High School. She was employed as a bookkeeper and secretary for Gaylon Lawrence Farms and Lambert's Cafe and attended the Tanner Street Church of God in Sikeston...