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Stories from Monday, April 9, 2012

Dexter man dies in Sunday night fire (04/09/12)
DEXTER - The victim of a Sunday house fire has been identified. Dexter Fire Chief Don Seymore said Michael Henley, 44, was found dead at his home after the fire department responded to a fire at about 8:20 p.m. Sunday. Seymore said the fire marshal listed the blaze as accidental and as the result of "smoking in bed."...
Putting all her eggs in one basket (04/09/12)
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Clickers in the classroom (04/09/12)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - As an educator and as a parent, Dr. Cynthia Sharp Amick understands sometimes students just won't tell a teacher when they don't understand a concept. It may not be until the student hands in homework - or worse, takes a test that the instructor becomes aware a student hasn't mastered the lesson...
NMCC softball wins own tourney Saturday (04/09/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles swept their own invitational tournament Saturday defeating both Delta and Kennett. NMCC (7-0) downed Delta 11-1 in the first game of the day and followed it up with a 10-5 win over Kennett...
Betty Lou Funk (04/09/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty Lou Funk, 88, formerly of Harrisburg, Ark., died at 7:16 a.m. April 6, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born March 25, 1924, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late William Noel and Edith Hankins Spencer Bennett, since 1996 she had lived in East Prairie where she was active in the Mississippi County R.S.V.P. ...
Clarence Hayes Jr. (04/09/12)
PORTAGEVILLE - Clarence Hayes Jr., 87, of the Hayward community near Portageville died April 7, 2012, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Born Sept. 15, 1924, at Conran, to Clarence and Clara Fields Hayes, he was a veteran of World War II serving in the Navy. Retired from the Ford Motor Co. in Michigan, he was a Faith Assembly of God minister...
Hali Mikhel Rice (04/09/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Hali Mikhel Rice, the 2-year-old daughter of Kevin Rice and Leslie Pattillo of Bloomfield, died April 6, 2012, in the emergency room of Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter. She was born March 3, 2010, at St. Louis. In addition to her parents, survivors include: one sister, Havyn Rice of Bloomfield; her paternal grandparents, Carey and Matthew Cossey of Hillsboro and Allen and Jean Rice of Bloomfield; her maternal grandparents, Richard and Stephanie Pattillo of Malden and Lisa and Darrell Tittle of Malden; her paternal great-grandparents, Norene Harvell of St. ...