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Stories from Monday, January 9, 2012

Signs of the times (01/09/12)
"I have no more land. I am driven away from home, driven up the red waters, let us all go, let us all die together and somewhere upon the banks we will be there." -- Sin-e-cha's Song, heard on removal boats along the Trail of Tears news@standard-democrat.com...
Two killed in area accidents (01/09/12)
news@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Two Southeast Missouri residents were killed in separate accidents this weekend. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 11:05 p.m. Saturday, 28-year-old Derick A. Bramlett of Cape Girardeau was operating an all-terrain vehicle on Bollinger County Road 310...
Bounce back (01/09/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Following an emotional home loss to arch rival Charleston on Friday, the Sikeston Bulldogs showed no hangover less than 24 hours later with an impressive 69-62 win over a talented Imagine College Prep team in the 17th Annual Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School...
Sikeston wrestlers place third in Vianney Invitational (01/09/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com VIANNEY -- The Sikeston Bulldogs finished third during the Vianney Invitational Tournament on Saturday with three Bulldog wrestlers bringing home gold medals. Garrick Madison (106), Cody Middleton (126) and Kenton Robinson (138) placed first in their respective classes...
Ophelia Mason (01/09/12)
CHARLESTON -- Ophelia Farries Mason, 67, died Jan. 7, 2012, at her home. Born Aug. 27, 1944, in rural Charleston to the late Joe and Maebell Kellie Farries, she attended Lincoln School in Charleston and became a certified nursing assistant. She was a member of the Jehovah Witness congregations in East Prairie and Cairo, Ill...
Daniel Bailey (01/09/12)
ADVANCE -- Daniel Wayne Bailey, 40, was born Sept. 2, 1971, at Dexter and departed this life on Jan. 7, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Survivors include: Brent, Brent Jr., Stacey and Levi Bradley of the home; his parents, Paul Glenn and Margaret Emma Hale Bradley of Doniphan; nieces, Nikki and Bianca Bailey, both of Doniphan and Rachael (Derrick) Ragle of Qulin; three brothers, LaRoy Bailey and his children, Alyssa and Braiden, Lenny Bailey and his children, Kimber and Kyle and Damon Bailey, all of Doniphan; his dear friends, Blye Galemore and Jennifer Deaton both of Jackson, Gabe Cooper of Dexter and Kim Frost of West Plains. ...
William Van Arsdale (01/09/12)
SIKESTON -- William P. Van Arsdale, 90, died Jan. 8, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 2, 1921, in Kirksville, to the late George P. and Della Odell Van Arsdale, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served on the USS Paul Hamilton in the south Pacific during World War II, graduated with a degree in mathematics from Vanderbilt University and was employed as an engineer by the Missouri State Highway Department...
Derick Bramlett (01/09/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Derick A. Bramlett, 28, died Jan. 8, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 26, 1983, in Sikeston, son of Charles and Brenda Jeffries Bramlett of Sikeston, he was employed as a carpenter for S&S Interiors in Cape Girardeau and a member of the Carpenter's Union...
Sammy Lee Pruitt (01/09/12)
IDALIA -- Sammy Lee Pruitt, 71, died Jan. 8, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 23, 1940, in Idalia, to the late Everett Dennis and Myrtle Pruitt, he lived in Idalia all of his life. He had worked as a machinist at Arvin Automotive in Dexter and was a member of Masonic Lodge 152 in Bloomfield and the Sikeston American Legion. He was of the Baptist belief...
Jimmy Hester (01/09/12)
DEXTER -- Jimmy Hester, 59, died Jan. 7, 2012, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Feb. 28, 1957, in Berry St. Edmunds, England, son of Beryl Irene Burroughs Hester of Dexter and the late James Victor Hester, he was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Dexter. He worked at Purolator in Dexter for many years until his retirement. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Dexter Eagles Lodge...
Curtis Orr (01/09/12)
CANALOU -- Curtis Orr, 66, died Jan. 8, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Patty Mueller (01/09/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Patricia "Patty" Ann Vilda Mueller, 79, departed this world for Heavenly Glory on Jan. 8, 2012, after suffering a massive stroke and ensuing complications. She was born March 21, 1932, to Mamie Walker Vilda and Wesley Vilda, where she, along with her sister, Louise, and brother, Wesley II, lived in St. Louis near Maplewood...
Lawson Keith Scott (01/09/12)
MATTHEWS -- Pallbearers for services held Saturday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Lawson Keith "Buddy Boy" Scott, 62, who died Jan. 4, 2012 were: David Sanders, Junior Keith, Michael Scott, Spencer Hedgepeth, Leroy Scott and T. Jay Lathum. Honorary pallbearers were Josh Sanders and Lucas Polk...
Bonnie Jean Lewis (01/09/12)
PUXICO - Bonnie Jean Lewis, 72, died Jan. 7, 2012, at her home in Puxico. Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com
Lowell Wallace (01/09/12)
NEW MADRID -- Lowell Wallace, 87, died Jan. 6, 2012, at the Golden Living Center. Born June 24, 1924, in Muskogee, Okla., to the late Rev. Tom and Maudie Honeycutt Wallace, he attended the Church of God in Parma and worked in the steel mill for many years in Granite City, Ill...