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Stories from Friday, April 6, 2012

Hoppy Easter (04/06/12)
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Efforts earn honors (04/06/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Lilbourn native was recognized by his peers for outstanding performance as a new superintendent. Alvin McFerren, superintendent of the Scott County Central School District, is among eight Missouri superintendents -- and the only one in the Southeast District -- to receive the Outstanding New Superintendent award by the Missouri Association of School Administrators...
County readies for road work; rock hauling bid OK'd (04/06/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Given the price of fuel, Mississippi County Commissioners are pleased with how bids came in for rock hauling. During their regular weekly meeting Thursday, Commissioners awarded the bid to haul gravel from area quarries to the low bidder, JSH Trucking of Matthews...
Maundy Thursday (04/06/12)
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Silent bats (04/06/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the most part this season, the Sikeston Bulldogs been a consistent hitting baseball team. But the Bulldogs' bats went silent on Thursday at VFW Stadium in a 3-1 loss to Farmington on a cold, windy and wet afternoon...
Kelly takes advantage of Jays' miscues in 14-6 win (04/06/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON --Unable to fight back from an early seven-run deficit on Thursday, the Charleston Bluejays fell 14-6 to the Kelly Hawks. "You have to fight your way out of situations like this," Charleston head coach Michael Minner said. "We kicked some balls early and gave up some easy runs, but overall today was probably the most pleased that I've been...
Charleston boys, Chaffee girls win meet (04/06/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Led by five first place finishes, the Charleston Bluejays boys track and field team won their own meet Thursday at the Charleston Invitational at Charleston High School. The Chaffee Lady Devils took the girls team title with a total of 140 points...
Chaffee rallies past Risco; SCC wins (04/06/12)
CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Red Devils used a seventh inning rally to defeat Risco 8-2 on Thursday. Weather forced the game to be moved from Risco, but the Tigers batted as the home team and tied the game 2-2 in the bottom of the fifth. However in the top of the seventh, with two outs, the Red Devils exploded for six runs and put the game out of reach...
Ruth Carroll (04/06/12)
CHAFFEE -- Ruth Bernice Nations Carroll, 93, died April 4, 2012, at the Ratliff Care Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 19, 1919, in Morley, to the late Braxton Edward and Minnie Bell Stanley Nations, she was a member of Broadway Methodist Church in Scott City. She graduated from Morley High School and was a member of the Chaffee V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 3127...
Cora Putnam (04/06/12)
DEXTER -- Cora Mae Putnam, 98, died April 4, 2012, at Central Gardens Residential Care in Dexter. Born May 26, 1913, in Dexter, to the late Charles H. and Myrtle Brown Perry, she was a homemaker, a member of the Pleasant Grove Community Church in Dexter and worked on the Stoddard County Election Board for many years...