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Stories from Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Seventy years and still throwin' (03/27/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Having just finished up 70 years, the Home of Throwed Rolls is ready for 70 more. "We didn't make a real big deal about it," said Scott Lambert, grandson of the Cafe's founders and operator for the Lambert's Cafe in Sikeston. "We gave away some desserts, some free T-shirts. The first customer of the day we picked up their check and the 70th customer of the day, we picked up their check."...
Child abuse charge filed against man (03/27/12)
BENTON -- A Scott City man is charged with a felony assault on an infant. Tyler C. Ford, 19, is charged with first degree assault, a class A felony, for causing serious injury on Thursday to a two-week old by "tossing (the baby) toward the couch causing the baby to hit the floor instead," according to a felony complaint and probable cause documents filed by Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd...
Book fans will find lots to choose at Sikeston Library's annual sale (03/27/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's that time of year again when patrons of the Sikeston Public Library line the hallway of the community room -- and sometimes out the front door -- in anticipation of the opening day of the annual used book sale...
Late rally lifts Kelly over Chaffee, 2-1 (03/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- With their ace, Ian Householder, holding Chaffee to only one run through seven innings of work on Monday, the Kelly Hawks rallied from a late deficit to pick up their second win of the young season, 2-1. "Ian's a guy who if you're going to get him you have to get him early," Kelly head coach Josh Eftink said. ...
Getting by (03/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Just two games in, Oran head coach Mitch Wood can tell his team isn't as sharp as he'd like them to be. The Eagles' run in the Class 2 basketball playoffs may play some part in that, but the Eagles picked up their second win of the season Monday...
Sikeston netters drop match to NDHS (03/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs tennis team fell to Notre Dame on Monday 6-3. Brandon Goodwin won his singles match against Webb Marshall 8-1 and Layton Jones tied Mason Burdin 8-8 before pulling a 7-1 win in the extra set...
Junior Coatney (03/27/12)
DOE RUN -- Wayne Junior Coatney, 76, formerly of Morehouse, died March 25, 2012, at the John J. Pershing Veterans Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Dec. 6, 1935, in Parma, to the late James Coatney and Lola Mae Goodwin Coatney Landers, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served from 1954 to 1957, and worked as a psychiatric assistant at Farmington State Hospital before retiring...
Spurlin Beck (03/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Spurlin Beck, 85, died March 16, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. He was born April 23, 1926, in Matthews, son of the late Spurlin Beck Sr. and Birdie Duke Beck. He was a veteran of the U.S. Merchant Marine serving in World War II and again in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He farmed and was involved in many other business ventures...
Ricky Cavitt (03/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Ricky Leon Cavitt, 54, died March 19, 2012, at Sikeston. Born June 20, 1957, in Success, Ark., to the late Richard Leon and Dorotha Rice Cavitt, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a lineman for SEMO Electric. On July 16, 1988, at Cooter, he married Jackie Burton, who survives of the home...
Richard McCall (03/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Richard Allen McCall, 59, died March 26, 2012, at his home. Born April 15, 1952, in Sikeston, to the late Richard Lee and Betty June Stobaugh McCall, he was a counter salesperson for D&S Salvage for many years. On May 11, 1973, in Sikeston, he married Linda Lecroy, who survives of the home...
Ralph Patterson (03/27/12)
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Ralph Patterson, 75, formerly of Charleston and Morehouse, Mo., died March 19, 2012, at a hospital in Colorado Springs. Born Dec. 28, 1936, at Charleston, son of the late Clarence and Emma Lingle Patterson, he attended Morehouse schools before enlisting in the U.S. Air Force in 1954. He retired from the Air Force in 1974 and had been employed as a school bus driver in Colorado Springs at the time of this death...
Mildred Unger (03/27/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Mildred Unger, 88, died March 26, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.