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Stories from Tuesday, January 31, 2012

City officials listen to housing proposal (01/31/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Strategic Planning and LCRA board members will meet to discuss whether property owned by the city should be given away or not. A Strategic Plan Implementation Commission housing proposal to foster growth in the city by giving lots to house builders was presented to the Sikeston City Council during a special meeting Monday...
Building skills (01/31/12)
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Lady Hawks soar (01/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- It looks as if the inexperience of the Kelly Lady Hawks is starting to fade away. Kelly, who is riding a four game winning streak after Monday, avenged an earlier season loss to the Charleston Lady Bluejays, 67-61...
Scott City overcomes slow start to ground Lady Eagles 54-35 (01/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- Improving to 8-1 in their last nine games, the Scott City Lady Rams overcame a dismal start against East Prairie on Monday for a 54-35 win. "Just another page in the book of what we've been doing all year," Scott City coach Rickey Keller said. "We come out and play just enough to stay close in the first half...
Sikeston wrestlers place second at weekend tourney (01/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DE SOTO -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished second in the De Soto Wrestling Tournament on Saturday. Sikeston came up short in their quest for the title in the 12-team tournament to Hillsboro. "This was our last regular season tournament, it was great that we were able to compete for the team title," said Sikeston coach Seth Harrell. ...
Dexter girls rout Doniphan; Chaffee boys roll into MVC Tourney semifinals (01/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DONIPHAN -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats opened up a 49-12 lead at halftime and defeated Doniphan 79-30 on the road Monday night. Dexter jumped on top early, as the Lady Bearcat press put Doniphan in a 28-6 hole after the first quarter and the Donettes were unable to recover. Doniphan was playing without their starting point guard, Megan Hipps...
Glenda Morrison (01/31/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Glenda Keller Morrison, age 85, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 30, 2012, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Dec. 24, 1926, in Sikeston, to the late Glen and Blanche Swanagon Keller. Glenda was a former member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston and a current member of the Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. She graduated from Sikeston High School in 1944 and had been employed by Southwestern Bell in Sikeston and Charleston for 33 years...
Willyne Jones (01/31/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Willyne Jones, 78, died Jan. 27, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born June 19, 1933, in Detroit, daughter of the late Wilfred and Wilma Ann Strong Bowen, she was raised in Michigan, where she went to licensed practical nursing school, and later lived in Sikeston where she worked as a licensed practical nurse at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. She worked in the nursing field for 30 years and was a member of the Hill's General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Michael Turner (01/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Michael Turner, 47, died Jan. 29, 2012, at Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. He was born March 18, 1964, in East Prairie, to the late Red and Betty Bolden Turner Slaughter. He is survived by two brothers, Terry Turner of Camdenton and Richard Mayfield of Jackson...
Lonnie Harris (01/31/12)
DELTA -- Lonnie Harris, 65, died Jan. 27, 2012. Born Dec. 5, 1946 in Dutchtown, to the late Laurel Samuel and Artimis Driskell Harris, he worked as a first mate and had more than 40 years of experience with United Barge Lines in Metropolis, Ill. He attended Cape First Church in Cape Girardeau...
Jeanette Holt (01/31/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Jeanette Ellen Holt, 72, died Jan. 28, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 30, 1939, in Waterloo, Ala., to the late Robert and Ester Pearl McCusley Newman, she was of the Baptist belief. Survivors include: three sons and daughters-in-law, Dean and Letha Stricklin of Portageville, Tracy and Terri Stricklin of Poplar Bluff and Brian and Sherry Stricklin of Snellville, Ga.; three daughters, Amber Morrow of Portageville, Tammy Elliott of Tacoma, Wash., and Anya Franklin of Spokane, Wash.; one half sister, Devise Stricklin of the state of Florida; one sister, Glenda Hicks of Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Chris Newton of Lakeland, Fla.; and 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.. ...
Jimmy Goin (01/31/12)
RISCO -- Jimmy D. Goin, 64, died Jan. 29, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 14, 1947, in Charter Oak, to Rocellia Chamberlain of Morehouse, he worked in maintenance for Tyson. In addition to his mother, survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Stephen Goin of Malden and Danny Joe and LeeAnn Goin of Jackson; two daughters and a son-in-law, Cindy Cunningham of Risco and Angie and Jeremy Holloway of Malden; four sisters, Yvonne Gibbe of St. ...
Cecelie Pike (01/31/12)
JACKSON -- Cecelie Elliott Pike, 46, died at 4:16 a.m. Jan. 29, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 1, 1965, in Sikeston, to Faye Powell Elliott of Charleston and the late George Robert Elliott, she was a 1983 graduate of Charleston High School and had attended Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau. ...