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Stories from Saturday, May 5, 2012

Hearing conducted on murder charge (05/05/12)
NEW MADRID -- Three persons charged after a Highway Patrolman was shot during a vehicle stop in March were ordered bound over for trial. During a preliminary hearing Friday in Division II of New Madrid County Circuit Court, Associate Judge Charles Spitler ruled there was probable cause, and Tonya M. ...
Pushing on (05/05/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com BIRDS POINT -- Prior to the intentional breaching of the Birds Point-New Madrid Floodway a year ago, farmland there was regarded as some of the most fertile soil in the world. Today, waters have receded and the growing season is full swing on the majority of 130,000 acres inundated with water following three implosions by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
SEMA funds to help build TRC campus in Sikeston­ (05/05/12)
SIKESTON -- A grant from the State Emergency Management Association will provide funding for the first building on Three Rivers College's Sikeston campus. Three Rivers College announced Friday in a news release the receipt of over $3.3 million in grant funding from SEMA...
$4 million investment provides new facility for Noranda workers (05/05/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MARSTON -- Change has never been easier at Noranda. A grand opening for Noranda's new $4 million change house was Friday morning at the facility, the latest structure to go up at the company's New Madrid plant located at the St. Jude Industrial Park just outside of Marston...
Six arrested for property damage (05/05/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Authorities have arrested six individuals in Pemiscot County for property damage following a report of from a local farm operation. According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, Pemiscot County deputies and Bootheel Drug Task Force agents arrested the six individuals late Thursday afternoon for property damage...
Moore, Eagles outlast Chaffee (05/05/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- Friday's pitcher's duel against one of their closest rivals may have been just what the Oran Eagles needed to get out of their recent struggles. Kody Moore and the Eagles, who have been plagued with shoddy defense and a lack of offense of late, out-lasted Chaffee's Alex Davie in nine innings at Harmon Field to beat the Red Devils 2-1...
Sikeston rolls (05/05/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have shown to be a powerful offensive team at times this season. Despite struggling on offense the past several games, the Bulldogs broke out of the slump in a big way on Friday afternoon with a 16-6 victory over South Pemiscot in five innings at VFW Stadium...
Crusaders ruin Bluejay streak, 11-2 (05/05/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Already holding wins over Advance and Scott County Central from earlier in the week, the Charleston Bluejays entered Friday's contest against Saxony Lutheran with a chance for their first three-game winning streak of the season...