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Stories from Thursday, March 1, 2012

Wicked weather (03/01/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com MORLEY -- Wednesday marked a Leap Day many residents in Southeast Missouri and surrounding states will never forget. Among those is Penny Dugger of Morley. Dugger, who lives on Phillips Avenue just off U.S. Highway 61 in Morley, was sound asleep Wednesday when around 4:45 a.m. she awoke to a loud noise...
Court date set for former Caruthersville police chief (03/01/12)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A new court date and venue has been set for two former Caruthersville law enforcement officials accused of forgery and stealing thousands of dollars from the Criminal Investigation Fund. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cooking it up (03/01/12)
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Man sentenced for assaulting son (03/01/12)
NEW MADRID -- A New Madrid County man will spend 17 years in prison for assaulting his young son. Ricky Garza Jr., 20, of Canalou was sentenced to the Department of Correction after entering a guilty plea to first degree assault. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Relentless (03/01/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com PARK HILLS -- DeSoto's height was no match for Sikeston's relentlessness. On Wednesday night, not even the likes of Southeast Missouri State University recruits Colin Ferguson and Jared White could slow down the merciless attack of Sikeston who defeated the Dragons 71-59 in the Class 4, Sectional at Mineral Area College in Park Hills...
Harris, Dexter get past Lady Rebels (03/01/12)
davidj@standard-democrat.com PARK HILLS -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats have been known all season for having a balanced scoring attack, but for one half in Wednesday night's Class 4 sectional at Mineral Area College, Brittany Harris stole the show. The junior scored 18 first half points and pulled down nine rebounds before the rest of the Lady Bearcats took over in the second half in a 64-49 win over Park Hills Central...
Charleston survives tough test from Caruthersville in semis (03/01/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- With his team winning so many lopsided games during the regular season, Charleston head coach Danny Farmer entered the Class 3, District 1 Tournament worried his team might have become a little overconfident...
Philip Bucher (03/01/12)
NEW HAMBURG -- Monsignor Philip Andrew Bucher, 76, of New Hamburg, died Feb, 27, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M. Born Dec. 31, 1935, in New Hamburg, to the late Philip S. and Leocadia Dirnberger Bucher, he was ordained a priest on March 18,1961, and served as pastor of St. ...
Geraldine Wilson (03/01/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Geraldine Moore Wilson, 68, died at 10:05 a.m. Feb. 29, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 6, 1943, in Mississippi County, to the late William A. "Toots" and Rudell Wilson Moore, she lived most of her life in East Prairie. She worked for Children's Treatment Services for many years, with child abuse and neglect, until retiring in 1998...
Beulah Lee (03/01/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services held today at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Beulah L. Lee, 75, who died on Feb. 26, 2012, were: Adam Russell, Jack Lee, Shawn Lee, Daniel Lee, Jesse Lee and Bryan Todd.
Ralph Hawkins (03/01/12)
SPRINGFIELD -- Dr. Ralph G. Hawkins, 81, died Feb. 15, 2012, peacefully in his home with his family. Born June 12, 1930, he was the son of the late Ralph N. Hawkins and Marguerite Hawkins (Landrem). He was also preceded in death by a sister, Patty Hawkins Kalushe...
David Rendleman (03/01/12)
ST. LOUIS -- David Scott Rendleman, 61, formerly of Dexter, died Feb. 27, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital in Springfield. Born Oct. 29, 1950, in Sikeston, to the late Gabe and Margaret Rendleman Jr., he was a 1968 graduate of Dexter Public Schools and graduated in 1973 from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in economics. ...
Jeffrey Livesay (03/01/12)
ESSEX -- Jeffrey Alan Livesay, 52, died Feb. 28, 2012, in Scott City. Born April 27, 1959, in Anna, Ill., to Bonnie Cochran Livesay of Dexter and the late George Ben Livesay, he was a U.S. Navy veteran and a former truck driver for W.W. Wood in Dudley...