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Stories from Monday, February 13, 2012

In the spotlight (02/13/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - When the lights go up at Friday night's Valentines for Veterans concert featuring country music star Lee Greenwood, the first singer taking the stage will be Sikeston's Anna Catherine DeHart. DeHart will open the evening by performing "The Star Spangled Banner."...
Prom Dress Fashion Show (02/13/12)
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Woman dies, teen injured in accident (02/13/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- A Charleston woman was killed after being ejected from her vehicle Saturday in Mississippi County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 4:30 p.m., Melinda C. Larkins, 47, was traveling southbound on Missouri Highway 102, 12 miles south of East Prairie, when she drove off the right side of the road, overcorrected, drove off the left side of the road and struck a tree line...
Seven advance (02/13/12)
FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team will be well represented at the state wrestling tournament this weekend after seven grapplers qualified for the Class 3 tournament. Sikeston finished fourth as a team, compiling 112.5 points. The Bulldogs had four of their five senior wrestlers qualify for the state tournament...
Jenkins notches his first career double-double as Owls fall 75-57 (02/13/12)
FULTON -- Dontre' Jenkins (New Madrid, Mo.) posted his first career double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds, but it was scant consolation as the William Wood University men's basketball team lost 75-57 to Columbia College on Saturday. Jenkins opened the scoring for the Owls with a 3-pointer followed by a jumper in the lane as WWU opened up a quick 5-2 lead, but it would be short-lived, as Columbia paced out a 39-23 lead at the half behind a .515 shooting performance...
Jim Hall (02/13/12)
BENTON -- Francis Marion "Jim" Hall, 78, died Feb. 11, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 17, 1934, at Miston, Tenn., to the late Marvin Hall and Viola Clark Bryson, he was the owner of trucking companies. He raced stock cars and sprint cars at several tracks across the country and competed in the ARCA and NASCAR Winston Cup Series. ...
Kenter Locks (02/13/12)
DEXTER -- Kenter John Locks, 70, died Feb. 11, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 28, 1941, in Ogden, Utah, to Ken Locks of Grand Rapids, Minn., and the late Mary Carter Petite, he was a U.S. Army veteran, the owner of Ken's Pilot Car business and a member of the Rivers of Life Church...
Jim Terrell (02/13/12)
SIKESTON -- James "Jim" Terrell, 82, died Feb. 11, 2012, at his home. He was a retired Sikeston Department of Public Safety captain and a former councilman for the city of Sikeston. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ponder Funeral Home where services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday...
Melinda Larkins Hensley (02/13/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Melinda Larkins Hensley died Feb. 12, 2012, at East Prairie. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Billy Hayes (02/13/12)
DEXTER -- Billy R. Hayes, 77, died Feb. 10, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 2, 1935, at Dudley, to the late James L. and Floss M. Hunt Hayes, he was a member of the Dexter Church of Christ and a retired veteran of the U.S. Army...
Bonnie Boyd (02/13/12)
NEW MADRID -- Bonnie McCain Boyd, 94, died Feb. 4, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. Born July 12, 1917, in Cullman County, Ala., to the late Abraham and Ola Upton McCain, she lived most of her life in New Madrid. She was a longtime member of the Order of the Eastern Star and had worked at several businesses in New Madrid...
Mike Dunn (02/13/12)
MARSTON -- Tommy Michael "Mike" Dunn, 53, died Feb. 10, 2012, at Portageville. Born April 18, 1958, in St. Louis, he was the son of Tommy Dunn and Pat Hill Dunn of Cape Girardeau. His wife, Rhonda Dunn, preceded him in death in 2003. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters...