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Stories from Friday, March 30, 2012

Celebrating talent (03/30/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Perfection in several sectors of the community was on exhibit Thursday night, as the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 62nd annual banquet. This year's theme was "A Night of Perfection: Celebrating Talent."...
Miss. Co. voters will choose health center trustees (03/30/12)
CHARLESTON -- Voters across Mississippi County will decide, among other issues Tuesday, who will serve as trustees for the Mississippi County Health Department. There are three openings for four-year terms on the Health Department's Board of Trustees. Candidates are Tabatha Johnson, Bruce Chapman, Philip Halter, Tripp Logan, Chuck Davis and Ann Black...
Official: Paperwork ready for $5M in EWP projects (03/30/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Paperwork for federal funding to clean out ditches in Mississippi County has met the April 1 deadline. Darin Gant, district conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, met with commissioners during their regular meeting Thursday to discuss and to get signatures for Emergency Watershed Protection projects in the county...
Easter message to be presented in church's musical drama (03/30/12)
MINER -- Some 75 members of the Miner Baptist Church are staging the musical drama, "He Came," to help the public celebrate and understand the meaning of Easter. The presentations are set for 7 p.m. today and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday at the church, located at 416 State Highway H...
Oran blasts four home runs in 12-2 win over Charleston (03/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- After the first three games of the regular season, the Oran Eagles still found themselves searching for their first home run of the season. That all changed on Thursday when Kody Moore launched the first of four Oran homers against Charleston as the Eagles went on to win 12-2 in five innings on the mercy-rule...
NMCC and Scott City both claim victories on Thursday (03/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles baseball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 15-10 win over Kelly. Each team scratched out 12 hits in the game but the Eagles scored in every inning to earn the win...
SHS aced (03/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team was swept by visiting Dexter 9-0 on Thursday. "Dexter just had too much power and accuracy for us today," said Sikeston tennis coach Russ Dial. "They committed very few unforced errors, whereas, we had very few winners. They are a strong team with state-experienced players...
William Pentecost (03/30/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- William Homer "Bill" Pentecost, 72, a resident of Poplar Bluff, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Westwood Hills Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Dec. 2, 1939, in St. Louis, to the late Clint and Aldine Pentecost, Bill was an ordained minister of the Church of God in Anderson, Ind., and pastored churches in Missouri, Arkansas, Michigan, Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana. The Rev. Pentecost attended the First Church of God in Poplar Bluff since retiring in September...
Pauline Levart (03/30/12)
DEXTER -- Pauline Levart, 71, died March 28, 2012, at her home. Born June 26, 1940, in Dexter, to the late Paul Parker and Vivian Hunt Patterson, she was a homemaker. A former employee of Elders Manufacturing and co-owner of Malden Lime Company, she attended the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Grace Hill and Sarah Hill (03/30/12)
HUXLEY, Iowa -- Sarah Lynn Hill and Grace Elizabeth Hill died shortly after birth on Jan. 6, 2012, in Huxley. They are survived by: their father, Steven Hill of New Madrid, Mo.; grandparents, Sherry Hill of New Madrid and Hank Hill of Wardell, Mo.; a great-grandmother, Mary Slayton of Portageville, Mo.; and three uncles, Bradley Hill of New Madrid and Chase Hill and Aiden Hill of Wardell...
Jan Campbell (03/30/12)
PARMA -- Jannis "Jan" Campbell, 60, died March 28, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 16, 1951, in Sikeston, to the late Albert Lavern and Virginia Evelyn Harralston Halterman, she had lived in St. Louis and Lilbourn before moving 40 years ago to Parma where she was a member of the Church of Christ...
James Jones (03/30/12)
DEXTER -- James Raymond Jones, 86, died March 29, 2012, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born Oct. 22, 1925, at Wylie, Texas, he lived in Texas until 1999 and was of the Jehovah's Witnesses belief. On Feb. 20, 1999, he married Pauline who survives of the home near Dexter...
Marla Hyde (03/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Visitation for Marla Jo Husk Hyde, 51, who died March 22, 2012, will be from noon until 2 p.m. Sunday at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Online condolences can be made at www.shelbyfuneral.com.
Raymond Blattel (03/30/12)
ORAN -- Raymond Blattel, 91, died March 29, 2012 at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.