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Stories from Friday, February 10, 2012

County has new emergency management director (02/10/12)
BENTON -- Scott County has a new emergency management director. Tom Beardslee worked his first day as the county's emergency management director Monday, according to County Clerk Rita Milam. Beardslee has previously worked for the county as a chief deputy at the sheriff's department and as the county's 911 director...
EWP fund deadlines are fast approaching (02/10/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Area surveyors are likely to be very busy for the rest of the month. Extra seating was brought in during the regular Mississippi County Commission meeting Thursday to accommodate farmers, landowners and drainage district officials seeking information on the latest round of Emergency Watershed Protection program funding...
Super shoppers (02/10/12)
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Railroad crossing work (02/10/12)
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SHS comeback (02/10/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Sikeston sophomore Mikala Nichols is used to putting up high-arcing shots. She, along with the rest of the Lady Bulldogs, have been practicing over their 6-9 head coach Matt Schonhoff for quite some time. So when a wayward rebound happened to find her, she had no problem putting it back up against Charleston's Kasuela Cooper and E'Neikqua Ewing, who stand at 6-0 and 5-10...
Dexter comes out strong and blows out Cape Central 79-33 (02/10/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Rebounding from their one-point loss to Notre Dame just two days prior, the Dexter Lady Bearcats put together a monster 32-point first quarter against Cape Central on Thursday before cruising to a 79-33 win. "I thought the girls came out and had a lot of intensity defensively," Dexter coach Chad Allen said. "We definitely made a lot of shots...
Saxony too much for Scott Central girls 51-20 (02/10/12)
JACKSON -- The Saxony Lutheran Lady Crusaders held Scott County Central scoreless in the first quarter and rolled to a 51-20 win at home Thursday night. The Bravettes could only must five first half points and trailed 24-5 at halftime before putting 15 points on the board in the second half...
Arlue Cantrell (02/10/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Arlue Cantrell, 79, died Feb. 8, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 8, 1932, in Arkansas, to the late William C. and Nellie Mae Bench Martin, she had lived in Bloomfield most of her life. She attended the Bible Tabernacle and had worked at Gateway Shoes before her retirement...
Sadye Scoles (02/10/12)
SIKESTON -- Sadye Scoles, 97, died Feb. 8, 2012, at her home. Born Feb. 27, 1914, in Bardwell, Ky., to the late George W. and Emily Jane Tinnon Dickerson, she retired from International Shoe Company and was a member of the First United Pentecostal Church in Sikeston...
Shirley Williams (02/10/12)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Shirley Williams, 73, formerly of Dexter, Mo., died Feb. 9, 2012, at her home. Born Sept. 17, 1938, in Bono, to Lucille Dunlap Woods of Jonesboro, and the late Lloyd Woods, she was the owner of Saveway Petroleum in Dexter. On June 27, 1959, in Dexter, she married Sherrill Joe Williams who preceded her in death on June 30, 1994...