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Stories from Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Pemiscot County man receives gunshot wound (04/10/12)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Pemiscot County man is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg following an altercation Monday at his home near Holland. According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, deputies received a call Monday afternoon to a residence on County Highway 479, just outside Holland city limits, where a fight was in progress...
Police are asking for public help in solving crimes (04/10/12)
MINER -- Officials are seeking the public's assistance to solve several recent crimes. On Monday, officers from the Miner Police Department respond to 2846 Hinton Park to investigate a front porch on fire, which was apparently the result of arson, according to Miner Police Chief Chris Griggs...
911 upgrade concerns (04/10/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston's price to provide 911 dispatching for Scott County will be quite a bit higher than the county's offer. Doug Friend, city manager, advised the Sikeston City Council during a reorganizational meeting Monday that staff have determined costs associated with the creation and operation of a joint dispatching center would require the city to charge the county about $300,000 more than the $500,000 suggested by Scott County officials...
Police are asking for public help in solving crimes (04/10/12)
MINER - Officials are seeking the public's assistance to solve several recent crimes. On Monday, officers from the Miner Police Department respond to 2846 Hinton Park to investigate a front porch on fire, which was apparently the result of arson, according to Miner Police Chief Chris Griggs...
Sikeston library celebrates National Library Week (04/10/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Bonny Harris admits she can't imagine life without her local library. "I would be devastated. I've been coming here since I was a little girl," Harris said Monday as she combed the mystery section of the Sikeston Public Library...
Man killed in Dexter fire is identified (04/10/12)
DEXTER - The victim of a Sunday house fire is now identified. Dexter Fire Chief Don Seymore said Michael Henley, 44, was found dead at his residence after his Department responded to a fire at about 8:20 p.m. Sunday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Miner officials will appeal new FEMA flood plain maps (04/10/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Miner city officials will explore options to appeal the Federal Emergency Management Agency's new flood plain maps before adopting them. A decision on adopting the new flood plain maps was tabled during the regular monthly Board of Aldermen meeting held Monday...
Carter County sheriff deputy pleads guilty to gun charges (04/10/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A former sheriff's deputy entered a guilty plea to possession and sale of stolen firearms. Steffanie Kearbey, former deputy sheriff of Carter County, pled guilty to one felony count of possession of stolen firearms, and one felony count of sale of a stolen firearm before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr...
Making the most (04/10/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The game ended on an outfield assist from Dexter right fielder Logan Northern, but it was won by the Bearcats' ability to make the most of their opportunities. Northern's toss to catcher D.J. Dowdy reached home plate well before a speeding Drew Harper to cut down the Sikeston junior and give a young Bearcats squad a 5-4 upset victory over the Sikeston Bulldogs Monday night in Dexter...
NMCC lets big lead slip away, holds on to defeat Dexter 17-14 (04/10/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- With their 50-game winning streak on the line, the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles got a little more excitement than they anticipated when they took on the Dexter Lady Bearcats. Putting in their subs to start the bottom of the fifth with a 16-run lead on Monday, the Lady Eagles watched the Lady Bearcats rally for 13 runs in the frame and close their deficit to four...
Risco routs Southland in five innings (04/10/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com RISCO -- Risco's Chris Pavy went 4 for 5 with five RBI during Risco's 19-9 rout over visiting Southland on Monday at Risco High School in five innings. Although the Tigers fell behind 8-3 at one point, the Tigers rallied for six runs in the bottom of the second to take the lead for good...
Roger Weems (04/10/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Roger Gene Weems, 54, died at 12:19 p.m. April 9, 2012, in the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 20, 1957, in Wyatt, to the late William Thomas and Julie Mallie Carlyle Weems, he lived all his life in East Prairie where he was a retired farmer...