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Stories from Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Murder suspect pleads not guilty (05/08/12)
NEW MADRID - A man charged in the fatal shooting of his girl friend entered a not guilty plea to charges of first degree murder and armed criminal action. Timothy D. Richmond, 46, of Tallapoosa waived formal arraignment Monday in Division II of New Madrid County Circuit Court before Associate Judge Charles Spitler and entered the not guilty plea...
New challenge (05/08/12)
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BMU, SEMO Hazmat Team worked together well in spill at Power Plant (05/08/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Thanks to quick, correct action taken by Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities personnel and an adequately equipped regional hazardous materials team, things are almost back to normal at the Sikeston Power Plant...
Hayti woman accused of burning child with iron (05/08/12)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A court appearance is set for May 10 for a Hayti woman accused of burning her child with an iron. Angela Smith, 27, is to appear in Division II of Pemiscot County Circuit Court on May 10 on felony charges of second degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child...
Morley resident jailed on narcotic charges (05/08/12)
BENTON - A Morley man is in custody for illegally possessing prescription narcotics. Robert Webb 35, of Morley is charged with a class C felony of possession of a controlled substance. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Rams can't find clutch hits against Poplar Bluff (05/08/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- Coming up with the big hit eluded the Rams. Twice Scott City had the bases loaded and even brought the potential go-ahead run to the plate Monday but the Poplar Bluff Mules escaped each jam to eventually win 5-2 at Scott City High School...
Dexter tops SHS in first round of team district (05/08/12)
DEXTER -- The Sikeston tennis team lost in the first round of team district play to Dexter 6-0 on Monday afternoon. Sikeston dropped all six singles matches and the doubles matches were not necessary to play. Sikeston will be back in action on Saturday when they travel to Potosi to take part in the individual district tournament...
Woodland rolls past Lady Eagles (05/08/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- In giving up six and four-run rallies in the final two innings on Monday the East Prairie Lady Eagles fell 15-5 to Woodland after five innings via the mercy rule. "Just a little disappointed on that one," East Prairie head coach Steve Stokes said of the game. "We should have played at least a full seven innings. I'm not saying we should have won, but we should have been there to give us a chance to win it at the end of the game."...
Shirley Stidham (05/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Maxine Emerson Stidham, 78, of Sikeston, escaped to eternity May 6, 2012. She was born in Oran, the first of 12 children born to John Mac and Ossie Mae Pratt Emerson. She was everybody's big sister and little momma. On May 24, 1952, at Fort Hood, Texas, Shirley married Ernest "Pat" Stidham of Chaffee. They had five children: John, Ernie Jr., Tish, Liz and Dani. Together they raised the kids in Alton, Ill...
Genevieve Babcock (05/08/12)
MALDEN -- Genevieve Babcock, 84, died May 7, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Born Nov. 7, 1927, in Swift, to the late Earl and Bertha Lee Williams Ledbetter, she was a member of the Second General Baptist Church in Malden. On Oct. 28, 1941, in Caruthersville, she married Ira Babcock who preceded her in death on March 2, 2011...
Betty Hughey (05/08/12)
LILBOURN -- Betty Hughey died May 6, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Glenn Lenand (05/08/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Glenn L. Lenand, 91, died May 6, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Born Aug. 16, 1920, in Delta, to the late William and Clara Mae Oliver Lenand, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of St. Eustachius Church and Knights of Columbus and a VFW post minister...
Evelyn Teachout (05/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Evelyn C. Teachout, 82, died May 6, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born June 14, 1929, in Scott County, to the late Albert and Grace McClanahan Crosno, she was a secretary for Ed Patterson Bookkeeping and Tax Service, retiring in 2004. She was a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Sikeston...
Rita L. Williams (05/08/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Rita L. Williams, 61, died May 5, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 2, 1950, in Arlington, Ky., to Marjorie Griffin of Killeen, Texas, and the late Leslie H. Campbell, she was a member of the Bernie Christian Church...