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Stories from Thursday, February 2, 2012

Home and Garden show (02/02/12)
news@standard-democrat.com MINER -- After a success the first year since its return in the Sikeston community, the Sikeston Board of Realtors Home and Garden show is back this weekend, with some new vendors and several returning. "We had such a great turnout last year," said Sharon Medlin, president of the Board of Realtors. It was the first time in many years Sikeston had such a show...
Boy Scouts looking for new merit badge options (02/02/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local Boy Scouts are hoping to have some new choices for merit badges. Realizing that hope will mean finding some new volunteers. "Right now I'm trying to find counselors for different badges that the boys have requested like Waterskiing, Water Sports and other things the boys don't have a counselor for. Golf is another one," said Julie Ann Palmer, mother of two Boy Scouts and a Boy Scout volunteer...
A real barn-burner (02/02/12)
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East Prairie woman is sentenced to 120 months (02/02/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Mississippi County woman was sentenced to federal prison on a felony drug charge. Elsie Gorostiza, also known as Nika Counts, 53, of East Prairie, will serve 120 months in prison on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine. Upon release from prison, Gorostiza will be placed on supervised release for eight years...
Records set (02/02/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston's second-place team finish at last weekend's DeSoto Wrestling Tournament came with some important milestones in a pair of Bulldog grapplers' careers. According to Sikeston head coach Seth Harrell, senior Blake Angle set a new career mark of 150 wins at the tournament while junior Cody Middleton set a new record for most pins in a season at 25...
Bud Lough (02/02/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Charles M. "Bud" Lough Jr., 95, of Cape Girardeau, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 8, 1916, in Charleston, to the late Charles M. and Grace Gant Lough Sr. Charles was a staff sergeant in the U.S. ...
Don Schearf (02/02/12)
DELTA -- Don Schearf, 67, died Feb. 1, 2012, at his home. Born April 24, 1944, in Delta, to the late Phillip Ludwig and Myrtle Amelia Stoffregen Schearf, he had worked in construction and was a pole barn builder for Golden Rule Construction in Jackson...