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Stories from Saturday, April 21, 2012

Two guilty of using bogus bills across region (04/21/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Two persons suspected of passing counterfeit $20 bills at Sikeston businesses entered guilty pleas in federal court. Darius Antoine Lankford, 29, of Huntsville, Ala., pled guilty to four felony counts of passing counterfeit currency; and Terry D. Hester Jr., 28, of Poplar Bluff pled guilty to five felony counts of passing counterfeit currency...
Shocking demonstrations (04/21/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Watching 7,000 volts fry a hotdog or ignite a tree can be pretty convincing: power lines are dangerous. Local government officials, emergency management personnel and emergency responders from the SEMO Electrical Cooperative's six-county area attended a live power line demonstration Friday at the Co-op's office in Sikeston as part of an emergency preparedness summit...
District is building its football program from the ground up (04/21/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The reality of a football program is starting to sink in at Kelly High School. After several months of planning and preparation, sod was installed Thursday and Friday on what will be the new high school football field. In the future, it will also serve as the girls' soccer field...
Drugs found after officers serve warrant (04/21/12)
NEW MADRID - A paroled bank robber is back in custody, this time on drug charges. At approximately 12:15 p.m. Friday, officers with the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department and New Madrid City Police Department assisted the U. S. Probation and Parole in serving a federal search warrant at 918 Mott St. in New Madrid...
All-Standard Democrat Girls Team (04/21/12)
NMCC 5-9, junior The junior could take over a game and did many times for the Lady Eagles. She led NMCC with 19.3 points per game and grabbed 8.2 rebounds. She also could defend, picking up 4.6 steals with 2.2 assists. She made a team-high 31 3-pointers in leading NMCC to a district title...
All-Standard Democrat Boys Team (04/21/12)
Scott City 6-0, senior Cotner led the Rams with 19 points per game while grabbing 8 rebounds and 2.5 steals per contest as well. The senior was first team all-conference, all-region and was also named to the Class 3 all-state team. Sikeston 5-9, senior...
2011-12 Standard Democrat Basketball Players of the Year (04/21/12)
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Harris' post play lifts Lady Bearcats (04/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- On a roster filled with scorers and difference makers, Brittany Harris pushes Dexter to another level. The 5-11 junior uses a plethora of moves around the basket and is nearly impossible to slow down. She leads an already potent Lady Bearcats roster as one of the more dominant post-players in the Southeast Missouri region...
Tucker clutch for champion Bluejays (04/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Greatness in basketball is usually measured by whose hands are on the ball when the final seconds are ticking away. When the Charleston Bluejays found themselves in crucial situations, Greg Tucker had the ball in his hands...