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Stories from Saturday, February 11, 2012

All aboard (02/11/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com DORENA -- The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is back in action and better than ever. As of Tuesday, the Ferry again began carrying vehicles across the Mississippi River, connecting Dorena with Hickman, Ky., after being out of service for nearly three months...
Woman charged (02/11/12)
SIKESTON - A woman is charged with felony child endangerment after officers found her 15-year-old child living in what they describe as unsanitary conditions. Sherrie Campbell, 38, of Sikeston, posted a $15,000 bond and was released from the Scott County Jail at 4:26 p.m. Friday...
Sikeston Jaycee honored as one of four outstanding Missourians (02/11/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- While Matt Drake was named one of the Outstanding Young Missourians, he is quick to share the glory with the organization that helped him receive the honor. "While I'm very humbled to be selected for this award personally, I think it really bodes well for the Sikeston Jaycees as a whole that not only I but a bunch of others from my chapter are worthy of this award," he said. "It's an honor for us all."...
New director hired for Scott County (02/11/12)
BENTON -- Scott County has a new emergency management director. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Charleston stays hot and routs Portageville (02/11/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- With only a few weeks left in the regular season, the Charleston Bluejays are showing no signs of slowing down. Shooting 64 percent from the floor and led by a game-high 24 points from Greg Tucker, Charleston picked up its 21st straight win on Friday with a 90-43 rout over Portageville...
Cape Central rallies past SHS (02/11/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have been road warriors for the most part this season, losing just one game the entire ledger. However, the Bulldogs could not overcome an inspired Cape Central team on both homecoming and senior night in a packed gymnasium on Friday as the Tigers won a thrilling SEMO Conference battle, 56-54...
Wright time (02/11/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- It's been nearly three weeks since Scott County Central head coach Kenyon Wright has paced the sidelines. His Braves made sure Wright was given the proper return on Friday night as they blasted Oran 90-66 at Oran High School...
NMCC falls in OT; Risco tops Hayti (02/11/12)
JACKSON -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit but fell in overtime to the Jackson Indians 54-50 on Friday night. Jackson raced to a 19-6 lead after one quarter and held a 34-25 at the half but NMCC held the Indians to just eight points in both the third and fourth quarter, tying the game at 50-50...
It's a busy time of year for the SACC (02/11/12)
The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce is busy gearing up for our 62nd Annual Awards Banquet March 29th at the Sikeston Field House and our 18th Annual Bootheel's Best Barbecue Contest to be held in Malone Park. In addition to these annual events the Chamber provides a variety of other services including providing information to tourist or perspective tourist visiting the area. ...
Frances Brewer (02/11/12)
CHARLESTON -- Frances Shelby Brewer, 94, died Feb. 10, 2011, at her home. Born Feb. 23, 1917, to the late George U. and Waneta Martin Shelby, she had lived her entire life in Charleston where she was a member of the United Methodist Church, Junior Study Club, Molly French Garden Club, the Daughters of the American Revolution, PEO Chapter CV and the Eastern Star. She attended one year of college at Ward Belmont (now Belmont University) in Nashville, Tenn...
Wallace Baccus (02/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Wallace Ray Baccus, 77, died at 6 a.m. Feb. 10, 2012, at his home. Born June 23, 1934, in Winfield, Ala., to the late Lester and Annie Belle Beasley Baccus, he was a farmer and had worked as a finish buffer at National Lock. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean and Vietnam Wars...
Deanie Bard (02/11/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Deanie Bard, 78, died at 11:15 a.m. Feb. 10, 2012, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 25, 1933, in New Madrid County to the late Cleve and Sarah Jane Stanfield Jackson, she lived all of her life in New Madrid and Mississippi counties and was a member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Marcus Griggs (02/11/12)
CHAFFEE -- Marcus Edward Griggs Sr., 65, died Feb. 10, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 23, 1946, in Earl, Ark., to the late Ludy Mason and Lorene Nipper Griggs, he was a self-employed small motor repairman. On Feb. 14, 2002, he married Glenda Goodman who survives of the home...
Jim Hall (02/11/12)
BENTON - Jim Hall, 78, formerly of Charleston, died at 1:10 a.m. Feb. 11, 2012, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Terry Markland (02/11/12)
SIKESTON -- Terry Markland, 58, died Feb. 10, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born in St. Louis to the late L.E. and Opal Louis Lyons Markland, he was a member of the St. Francis Catholic Church and the Sikeston Chapter of the Knights of Columbus...