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Stories from Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Council addresses changes to flood plain map (05/01/12)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - Without any change in elevation, apparently part of Sikeston has dropped into the floodplain. At a public hearing prior to a special City Council meeting Monday, Trey Hardy, community redevelopment coordinator, said the city received notification in February about a change in its Flood Insurance Rate Map...
Charleston DPS investigates suspicious fires (05/01/12)
CHARLESTON -- A string of vacant structure fires occurring within a month's time are under investigation in Charleston. About 12:25 a.m. Monday, Charleston Department of Public Safety was a called to a fire at a vacant residence located at 605 W. Commercial St., according to Charleston Department of Public Safety Chief Robert Hearnes...
Essex National Guard member awarded Bronze Star (05/01/12)
BAGRAM AIRBASE, Afghanistan -- An Essex, Mo. Army National Guardsmen was awarded the Bronze Star Medal during ceremonies April 18 at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Robert E. Myers, Jr. is assigned to the St. Louis-based 1138th Transportation Company, which is about to conclude a 10-month convoy operations mission throughout Afghanistan...
Weekend shooting is reported (05/01/12)
CHARLESTON -- A weekend shooting in Charleston remains under investigation. On Saturday, Demarkez Tipler, 23, of Charleston was shot in the upper left leg while standing on Elm and Marshall streets in Charleston, according to Charleston Department of Public Safety Chief Robert Hearnes...
Heady play (05/01/12)
davidj@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A heads-up play from Sikeston junior Madison Chaney proved to be the difference on Monday in the Lady Bulldogs' 1-0 win over Poplar Bluff. With the game scoreless in the 60th minute, Chaney took a shot from directly in front of the goal that sailed over Poplar Bluff goalkeeper Courtney Raulston. ...
Scott City boys and Chaffee girls win SEMO South meet (05/01/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- For the fourth straight year, the Chaffee Lady Devils won the SEMO South conference track meet Monday at East Prairie High School. Chaffee scored 177 points to beat out the remaining seven schools. "We talked about that before the meet and to win four in a row is just a huge accomplishment," Chaffee track coach Travis Caulkins said. "I'm very proud of the girls."...
Dexter girls win SEMO Central (05/01/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- In edging out Notre Dame by 13 points, the Dexter Lady Bearcats took first place on Monday at the SEMO Central Conference track meet. Dexter finished the contest with a total of 174 points thanks in large part to taking first place in seven of the meet's 17 events. Notre Dame scored 161 points on the evening, good for second place, while Kennett placed third with 68 points...
SHS golfers take second in the SEMO Conference (05/01/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston golf team finished second during the SEMO Conference tournament Monday as Kirk Hoggatt led the Bulldogs to a 329 finish. Hoggatt scored a 77, which tied him for second overall. "It was really good to see Kirk get out and have a good day," Sikeston golf coach Andy McGill said. "He's struggled a bit during his last few tournaments and to see him shoot well was a good sign."...
Paula Sherrill Marks Byrd (05/01/12)
CHARLESTON -- Paula Sherrill Marks Byrd passed away on April 27, 2012. Sherrill was born May 3, 1949, in El Dorado, Ark., the daughter of the late Lewis Russell Marks and Marjorie Anne Marks. She is survived by her husband of 34 years Hugh Hunter Byrd and her two sons, Nelson Meriwether Byrd and Hudson Thomas Byrd, all of Charleston...
Becky Goodman (05/01/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Rebecca "Becky" Goodman, 56, died April 29, 2012, at Heritage Garden in Portageville. Born Oct. 2, 1955, in Hayti, she was the daughter of the late Emma Lou Smith and William Durbin. On Nov. 24, 1978, in Hayward, she married Gene H. Goodman who preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 2011...
Lloyd Warren (05/01/12)
WINGO, Ky. -- Lloyd Warren, 80, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died April 30, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.
Cherie Lloyd (05/01/12)
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Cherie Gale Mitchell-Lloyd, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Friday, April 27, 2012 at Providence NE Hospital in Columbia. She was born Feb. 13, 1957, in Sikeston, to W.J. Mitchell of Oklahoma and Anna Blackburn Mitchell of Sikeston...
Linda Schroeder (05/01/12)
LEE'S SUMMIT -- Linda Faye Schroeder, 72, formerly of Dexter, died April 20, 2012, at the Wilshire Lakewood Care Center in Lee's Summit. Born Aug. 18, 1939, at Bell City, to the late Herman and Iva Workman Liggett, she was a homemaker. She married Tom Schroeder who preceded her in death...
Katherine Boyt (05/01/12)
DEXTER -- Katherine Boyt, 90, died April 29, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 8, 1921, in Hornersville, to the late Claude and Hattie Lee Matthews, she was the owner and operator of Kay Beauty Shop where she worked as a beautician. She was a member of the Dexter First United Methodist Church...
Jackie Harmon (05/01/12)
PACIFIC -- Jackie Sue Haynes Harmon, 79, formerly of Sikeston, died April 28, 2012, at Pacific. Born July 13, 1932, in Alabama, to the late William H. and Mattie Alma Tidwell Haynes, she was a housewife. On Sept. 30, 1951, at Sikeston, she married William H. "Bill" Harmon who survives of the home...