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Stories from Monday, April 16, 2012

Preparing for state (04/16/12)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - Sikeston High School musicians proved to be outstanding when they performed at the District Music festival. So what have they done since then? Practice, practice, practice in hopes of becoming perfect. On April 28, some two dozen singers and performers will go back on the road for state competition at the University of Missouri - Columbia. SHS Orchestra Director Agatha (Gay) French describes the event like the "Final Four" for the young musicians...
Former New Madrid resident honored with alumni award from Central Methodist (04/16/12)
FAYETTE -- A former New Madrid resident is one of three graduates of Central Methodist University who will be honored with alumni awards at a celebration on April 28. Lathem Scott, a member of the class of '98, will receive the Young Alumni Award, CMU President Marianne Inman said. Also Dr. Carl Lester, Class of '61, and Dr. Brett Ziegler, Class of '87, will each be presented the CMU Distinguished Alumni Award...
All-star extravaganza (04/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Sikeston senior Kil'Ron Coleman picked up Most Valuable Player honors as his team, A+ Medical Equipment, defeated Allen Christian during the Class 3, 4 and 5 game at the BA All-Star game at the Bearcat Event Center in Dexter...
NMCC wins Silver Pool at the Malden Invitational (04/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BERNIE -- Competing in the Silver Pool of the Malden Invitational Tournament on Saturday, the New Madrid County Central Eagles swept a pair of games over Advance and Bernie. Backed by three no-hit innings from starter Kyle Harris, the Eagles opened up their day with a 20-0 win over Advance in four innings...
SHS soccer team places seventh at Fralish Cup (04/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team won seventh place in the Fralish Cup Saturday defeating Marion, Ill., 1-0. Madison Chaney scored the games only goal with the assist from Monica Carter. Sophomore Annie Ramey, who blocked 18 shots on goal this weekend, picked up the shutout as keeper...
Kelly wins slugfest over Jays 21-11 (04/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Wrapping up the 2012 Go Blue Classic, the Charleston Bluejays fell 21-11 to the Kelly Hawks on Saturday at Hillhouse Park. Trey Watkins and D.J. Adams had three hits each in the contest while Cole Byford, Casey Tatum, Chance Maness, Corey Adams and Ryan Housman contributed two hits apiece...
Greg Gary Jr. (04/16/12)
TACOMA, Wash. -- Gregory Jerome Gary Jr., 27, died unexpectedly April 10, 2012, in Charleston, Mo. Born April 16, 1984, in Sikeston, Mo., son of Wyvonna Robinson Gary and Greg Gary Sr. of Tacoma, he graduated from Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma in 2002 and then earned a degree in computer science from Pierce College...
Pauline Hilton (04/16/12)
CABOT, Ark. -- Pauline Sanders Hilton, 91, died April 14, 2012, at the Cabot Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born May 5, 1920, in Micola, Mo., to the late William and Nora Sanders, she lived most of her life in East Prairie, Mo., and worked for Adkison Store and later the IGA Food Store. She was an active member of the Church of Christ in East Prairie until she left in 1997 to live with her daughter in Oxford, Miss...
Carrie Hale (04/16/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Carrie A. Hale, 92, died April 15, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby FUneral Home in East Prairie.