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Stories from Thursday, March 22, 2012

KRCC Telethon kicks off Saturday (03/22/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- All of the Kenny Rogers Children's Center's stars -- its therapists and the children they serve -- will be out in full force this weekend during the annual telethon. Set for Saturday and Sunday at the Sikeston Field House, the 32nd Annual Kenny Rogers Children's Center Telethon will feature a new theme this year, "Under the Bigtop."...
Warning system update (03/22/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The city's aging public warning system is getting an update. A crew with the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities installed two new public warning units -- one near the intersection of Main and Malone and a second along West Murray Lane -- Tuesday and Wednesday. The two are part of eight warning units located across the community...
First win (03/22/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Taking the field just 24 hours after their season-opening, extra-inning loss to Notre Dame, the Sikeston Bulldogs picked up their first win under new head coach Alan Scheeter on Wednesday. Despite the best efforts of Kelly ace Ian Householder, the Bulldogs took advantage of several Hawk miscues in the field to pull out a 7-3 win...
Sikeston easily wins dual meet against NMCC (03/22/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys and girls track and field teams swept a dual meet against New Madrid County Central on Wednesday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Sikeston's boys defeated NMCC 122-22 while the girls posted a 69-32 victory...
Chaffee downs Cape Central for first time since 2001 (03/22/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Red Devils scored seven runs in their final two at-bats and defeated Cape Central for the first time since 2001 on Wednesday. Chaffee trailed 2-0 entering the bottom of the fifth and scored two to tie the game and then added five in the bottom of the sixth to earn a 7-2 win...
Sikeston drops opener 1-0 (03/22/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- They earned shots on goal, they had the most time of possession and even kept Harrisburg from scoring a goal -- even though they lost 1-0. The only thing the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs couldn't do was find the back of their own net...
Daniel Gruen, Charleston's city manager, dies at age 49 (03/22/12)
CHARLESTON -- Charleston's City Manager Daniel Gruen died March 19, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was 49. Born Sept. 14, 1962, son of Richard and JoAnn Mataya Gruen, who survive of St. Louis, he was a 1989 graduate of St. ...
Rena Andrews (03/22/12)
SIKESTON -- Rena Andrews, 82, died March 22, 2012, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel of Sikeston.
Marla Jo Hyde (03/22/12)
SIKESTON -- Marla Jo Hyde, 51, died March 22, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Evelyn Sanders (03/22/12)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn Sanders, 94, formerly of East Prairie, died March 21, 2012, at East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.