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Stories from Thursday, March 29, 2012

Do It Best (03/29/12)
SIKESTON -- When Do It Best Corporation was looking for a site for a new distribution facility, they found Sikeston could do it best. Wednesday, officials from the Fort Wayne, Ind., based company, along with city, county and state officials, announced plans to construct a $30 million retail service center in the city's Business, Education and Technology Park. The facility will replace the company's original facility in Cape Girardeau...
Kelly play has theme of acceptance (03/29/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The Kelly High School Drama Club aims to make its audience laugh but also remind them of the importance of accepting others during its two-night performances of the annual spring play. Set for 7 p.m. today and Friday in the high school gymnasium, the drama club will present "The Legend of Quasimodo Revisited," a two-act adaptation of the story of the bell ringer of Notre Dame...
City, school officials up for vote in New Madrid County (03/29/12)
NEW MADRID - Residents will be back in the voting booth on Tuesday deciding who will lead their communities and their schools. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Short work (03/29/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the fifth inning making short work of their opposing visitor from the east, Carbondale, Ill., 10-0 in five innings. Sikeston starter Drew Harper pitched the five inning shutout...
Dexter stays hot in 13-1 win over Kelly (03/29/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Fresh off their comeback win against Oran the day prior, Dexter kept things rolling on Wednesday when the Kelly Hawks came to town. Pumping out nine runs in the first inning alone, the Bearcats were able to claim their fourth win in their first five games of the season with a 13-1 decision in five innings on the mercy rule...
Sikeston track splits with Cape Central (03/29/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston boys and girls track and field team split with Cape Central in a dual meet on Wednesday afternoon at SPS Stadium. The Sikeston boys defeated Cape Central 93-52 while the girls fell to the Lady Tigers, 71-67...
Chaffee baseball wins, Scott Central falls 9-1 (03/29/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BERNIE -- Chaffee's Alex Crowe earned the win on the mound and provided the Red Devils with a grand slam Wednesday as Chaffee picked up with third win of the season with a 7-2 victory over Bernie. Crowe poked his grand slam in the top of the fourth with the Red Devils down 2-0. Crowe, who pitched five innings, finished 2 for 4 at the plate...
Patsy Anderson (03/29/12)
BENTON -- Patsy Lee Anderson, 78, died March 28, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 29, 1933, in Chaffee, to the late Leo M. and Loraine Edna Matthews Halter, she was a secretary for attorney Tom Arnold, and worked in the county clerk and recorder's office in Scott County and for First State Bank of Belgrade. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Quilting Club in Belgrade...
Alan Carter (03/29/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Alan D. Carter, 57, died at 1:30 a.m. March 28, 2012, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born March 16, 1955, in East Prairie, to Betty Jo Secoy Carter Archie of Oran and the late James Kenneth Carter, he lived all his life in East Prairie where he was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. He was employed as a printer with the Moll Printing Company in Sikeston...
Gladys Welch (03/29/12)
CHAFFEE -- Gladys Marie Welch, 72, died March 27, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born June 18, 1939, in Marble Hill, to the late Jim and Virginia Pouge Long, she worked at Columbia Sportswear in Chaffee. Survivors include: one son, Tracy Welch of Dalton, Ga.; one sister, Mary Horton of Jackson; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Junior Coatney (03/29/12)
DOE RUN -- Pallbearers for funeral services conducted Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Wayne Junior Coatney, 76, formerly of Morehouse, who died on March 25, 2012, were: Tommy Stanley, Ferrell Wilson, Gary Ozment, Mike Dillard, Tim Harris and Matthew Landers...
Demp Holden (03/29/12)
DEXTER -- Verlin Dempsey "Demp" Holden, 86, died March 27, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 1, 1926, in Shannon County, to the late Roy and Leona Kyle Holden, he was a founding member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter and later attended the First Baptist Church in Dexter. A veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, he was the owner of Verlin Holden and Sons Sawmill and Lumber Company and Holden Pallet Company in Dexter...
Teresa Norville (03/29/12)
ANNISTON -- Teresa Jean Bell Norville, 56, died at 8:50 a.m. March 28, 2012, at her daughter's home. Born Dec. 11, 1955, at Wyatt, to the late Ralph Glen and Dorothy Parker Bell Bard, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she had worked as a waitress at the Russell Cafe and Charleston Inn. She was of the Pentecostal belief...
Martha Ward (03/29/12)
WAPPAPELLO -- Martha L. Ward, 93, died March 28, 2012, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born Nov. 20, 1918, in Wappapello, to the late Albert S. and Mollie C. Carnes Lincoln, she lived all her life in the Wappapello area where she was a member of the New Life Baptist Church...
Scouting (03/29/12)
These cedar waxwings are stopping by as part of their winter migration. They will move north eventually. I have enjoyed seeing them for the past month throughout the area and in my yard. The one by himself is the scout.
Cedar waxwings (03/29/12)
These cedar waxwings are stopping by as part of their winter migration. They will move north eventually. I have enjoyed seeing them for the past month throughout the area and in my yard.