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Stories from Tuesday, February 21, 2012

KRCC Telethon Idol (02/21/12)
Quake shakes region (02/21/12)
SIKESTON -- A little over 200 years after Southeast Missouri was the epicenter for one of the biggest earthquakes in U.S. history, a little shaking continues. A 4.0 earthquake was reported early today five miles north northwest of East Prairie, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:58 a.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles...
Artist drawn to historical buildings (02/21/12)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - Jeanie Eddleman looks at faded pictures from the past and sees artwork for the future. Eddleman's graphite-rendered pencil drawings of many of southeast Missouri's historic buildings can be found in art collections in 30 states and 13 foreign countries. Currently many of the works, including drawings of the Higgerson School, the New Madrid Historical Museum and the New Madrid County Courthouse, are on display at the Hart-Stepp Art Gallery in New Madrid...
Sikeston's Angle, Dexter's Stevens place sixth (02/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com COLUMBIA -- Sikeston's Blake Angle and Dexter's Cody Stevens both ended stellar careers on Saturday finishing sixth in state in their respective classes. Angle, wrestling in the 120-pound division in Class 3, lost in the fourth round wrestleback to Kearney's Seth Brayfield on Saturday. Brayfield, entering the match with a record of 54-4, pinned Angle at 3:38 to send Angle to the fifth place match...
District disappointment (02/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Dexter's season slipped away in the fourth quarter. Fredericktown outscored Dexter 16-6 in the final quarter and knocked the fourth seeded Bearcats out of the Class 4, District 1 tournament in the first round on Monday at the Sikeston Field House...
Portageville downs Lady Hawks 63-53 (02/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE -- Celebrating senior night on Monday, the Portageville Lady Bulldogs rode a strong first half and 25 points from Taylor McCoy to a 63-53 win over the Kelly Lady Hawks. "We came out with the energy level that we needed and we played good defense," Portageville coach Barry Branscum said. "They had size we don't have, but I thought we did a pretty good job of defending inside...
NMCC runs past South Pemiscot (02/21/12)
STEELE -- The New Madrid County Central girls basketball team improved to 15-8 on the season with an 83-52 road win over South Pemiscot on Monday. Juniors Benesha Childress and Karen McGloson combined for 62 points with Childress marking 32 and McGloson 30. McGloson needs just 17 points to reach 1,000 for her career. Childress reached the 1,000 point mark earlier this season...
Caleb Kinder (02/21/12)
DEXTER -- Caleb Trevor Kinder, 29, died Feb. 16, 2012, in St. James. He was born May 6, 1982, in Warrensburg, to Kenneth Wayne Kinder of Brunswick, Ga., and Karen Kay Reinbott of Salem, he was a self-employed carpenter and of the Methodist belief. On Feb. 6, 2012, in Bloomfield, he married Kelly LeAnn Stitz, who survives of the home...
Tom Holyfield (02/21/12)
BELL CITY -- William Thomas "Tom" Holyfield, 74, died Feb. 18, 2012, at his home. Born Feb. 9, 1938, in Adkins, Ark., to the late Orvil and Lucy Rackley Holyfield, he had been employed by Waldren Roofing Company, and was of the Baptist belief. On Nov. 21, 1959, in Sikeston, he married Carolyn Ross, who survives of the home...
Gail Sawin (02/21/12)
SIKESTON -- Gail Sawin, 52, died Feb. 18, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. She was born Oct. 23, 1959, in Chicago, to the late Phillip Burton and Patricia Bingham. On July 22, 1989, in Hickory Hills, Ill., she married John Sawin, who survives of the home...
Mary Torbet (02/21/12)
JACKSON -- Mary J. Torbet, 87, formerly of Marble Hill, died Feb. 19, 2012, at her home in Jackson. She was born May 5, 1924, in Peru, Iowa, daughter of the late Vera Hoover. On Oct. 13, 1942, she and Kenneth Torbet were married in Grant City. Mary graduated from Peru High School a few weeks after her 15th birthday. ...
Garry Champion (02/21/12)
MONETT - Garry Eugene Champion, 64, formerly of Springfield, passed away on Feb. 18, 2012, at his home in Monett with his wife Darlene by his side. At 3:38 p.m., Garry's faith was made sight. Darlene had promised him she would hold his hand until God took it from her, and she was honored to keep that promise to him. He was ready to meet his Maker, and he leaves behind friends and family who will keep alive the memories of his humor, his wisdom and his generous heart...
Pete Bingham (02/21/12)
CHARLESTON -- Lytle Brooks "Pete" Bingham, 82, died Feb. 19, 2012, at the Charleston Manor. Born Aug. 4, 1929, at Saltillo, Tenn., to the late Lytle Boss and Mary Brooks Bingham, he was a 1947 graduate of Saltillo High School. He had lived for a number of years in Charleston where he was employed for over 40 years as the foreman in the cutting room at the Brown Shoe Company. ...
Henry Daniel (02/21/12)
BELL CITY - Henry Claud Daniel, 77, died Feb. 17, 2012, at his home. Born Feb. 3, 1935, in Henrietta, Okla., to the late James Alvin and Nora Etta Boley Daniel, he was a self-employed farmer and truck driver and of the Christian belief. Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Judi Daniel of Oran; one daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Jim Pharris Jr. ...