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Stories from Thursday, May 3, 2012

Kindergarten knowledge (05/03/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Chris Sullivan volunteered during last year's Hope Epidemic to make a difference in others lives. In the process, the Sikeston man said his life changed, too. "Last year really opened my eyes on how people should be and made me see things in a different light," Sullivan said. "I see people for who they are and not how they're dressed, what they look like, where they come from or the color of their skin."...
Two programs at Mississippi County Juvenile Detention Center to get funds (05/03/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- It appears as if two successful programs at the Mississippi County Juvenile Detention Center will get the funding to continue for at least another year. In April, county officials received notification from the Missouri Department of Public Safety that the Title II grants which fund the Girls Circle and Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative programs at the facility are eligible for renewal and will not have to compete against other facilities for the funding.. ...
Noranda celebrates more than 40 years with Family Day (05/03/12)
NEW MADRID - Noranda Aluminum Inc. will have an Open House and Family Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for employees and retirees. More than 4,000 retired and current employees with their families are expected to attend the event that will feature fair food, carnival games, several inflatable and interactive bounce activities, a photo booth with a green screen, contests and much more. All are provided at no cost...
Tough loss (05/03/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite two home runs by junior Drew Harper, the Sikeston Bulldogs continue to be plagued by defensive miscues as they fell 7-5 to Cape Central on Wednesday afternoon at VFW Stadium. The Bulldogs have now dropped three of its last four games and all three losses can be attributed in large part to shoddy defense, committing a combined 16 errors in the three games...
Charleston outslugs Scott Central in 15-7 win (05/03/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With a chance to end their home schedule on a high note the Scott County Central Braves were unable to keep up with a Charleston offense that loaded the bases in five separate innings on Wednesday. After taking the lead with a five-run, second-inning-rally the Bluejays were able to hold on for a 15-7 final that gave Charleston its first back-to-back wins of the season...
Kelly golf's season ends at sectionals (05/03/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Kelly shot a 412 to finish in fifth place at Tapawingo National Golf Club in St. Louis. The Hawks failed to get a golfer through to the state tournament. Derrick Garner just missed the cut with a 21-over-par 93, which placed him 22nd and two shots off going to the state tournament...
Bob Lambert (05/03/12)
SIKESTON -- Robert Joseph "Bob" Lambert Sr., 84, died May 1, 2012, in Fayetteville, Ark. He was born April 24, 1928, to Robert David and Ruby Shaver Lambert in Sikeston. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva Estelle Murphy Lambert, to whom he was married 54 years; and his brother, Randal Lambert...
Pauline Bean (05/03/12)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Pauline Bean, 101, died April 28, 2012, at Oak Tree Villas in Jefferson City. Born Oct. 9, 1910, in Scott County, to the late John and Roxie Sifford Cranick, she was a homemaker and a member of Richwoods Methodist Church in Scott County...
Charlie Rimel (05/03/12)
DEXTER -- Charlie Rimel died May 3, 2012, at his home in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Deborah Patton (05/03/12)
CHARLESTON -- Deborah Jean Patton, 57, died May 1, 2012, at her mother's home in Charleston. Born Oct. 13, 1954, at Russellville, Ark., to Pauline Sugg Patton, who survives of Charleston, and the late Raymond Glenn Patton Sr., she was a 1973 graduate of Charleston High School. ...
Ray Warren (05/03/12)
WINGO, Ky. -- Loyd Ray Warren, 80, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died April 30, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Born Dec. 4, 1931, in Mount Levi, Ark., to the late George and Rhoda Lund Warren, he retired in 1997 from Gem City College in Quincy, Ill., and was living in Wingo at the time of his passing...
Loyd Jarrett Jr. (05/03/12)
DEXTER -- Loyd Jarrett Jr., 32, died May 2, 2012, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Pauline Riley (05/03/12)
LILBOURN -- Pauline Riley, 90, died May 2, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Aug. 14, 1921, in Lindy, daughter of the late James and Mary Simons McCrady, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Lilbourn and had worked for the Sikeston Regional Center Group Care Home for 23 years before retiring...