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Stories from Friday, October 12, 2012

Mississippi County employees to see insurance hike (10/12/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County office holders and employees have enjoyed some of the best health insurance coverage in the area but are facing a steep hike to keep it that way. During the regular County Commission meeting Thursday, the county's health insurance agent, Charley Tinsley of the Thompson Insurance Group in Charleston, presented information about Anthem's renewal offer...
Sheriff presents ICE figures to commissioners (10/12/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- ICE business for Mississippi County has cooled recently but is still bringing in some cold cash. Sheriff Keith Moore presented figures during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday which show holding federal detainees for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement remains profitable...
A shot in the arm (10/12/12)
Breast cancer walk to be held in Haywood City on Saturday (10/12/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com HAYWOOD CITY -- Loraine McClinton of Haywood City said she's seen firsthand the devastation of losing a loved one to breast cancer. "We've lost several members of our church over the years to breast cancer," McClinton said. "Our pastor's wife passed away from breast cancer, and friends have passed away. I have a couple of sisters-in-law affected by breast cancer right now."...
Annual Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon is Oct. 18 (10/12/12)
SIKESTON -- Missouri Delta Medical Center is gearing up for its Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon scheduled for Oct. 18 at the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the program will begin at noon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
Local highway patrolman is awarded Medal of Valor (10/12/12)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Gov. Jay Nixon today presented the Missouri Medal of Valor to eight public safety officers from across the state for their exceptionally brave and heroic acts in efforts to save lives and protect the public during 2011. Among those honored today was the first Medal of Valor recipient to be killed in the line of duty and receive the award posthumously, Officer Daryl A. Hall of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department...
Conference dynasty (10/12/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Sikeston's dominance within the SEMO Conference has blossomed into a dynasty. For the fifth time in as many years, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs sit atop their conference as champions after defeating New Madrid County Central in three raucous sets 24-26, 25-20 and 26-24...
Hartville blocking Lady Hawks' road to state in Class 2 quarterfinal match-up (10/12/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- After a one year absence in which they failed to get out of the Class 2 district tournament, the Kelly Lady Hawks once again find themselves closing in on a trip to the MSHSAA Show Me Showdown. All that's left standing in their way is a quarterfinal contest this Saturday in which the Lady Hawks will face off against a hot-hitting Hartville Lady Eagles team that comes into the game with 19-5 record...
Bulldogs escape Tigers 3-2 on PKs (10/12/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In a wild finish, the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team defeated Cape Central 3-2 on penalty kicks Thursday at Cape Central High School. Josh Hampton was the hero saving three shots during the do or die situation at goal as well as kicking the game-winning goal...
Doris Riley (10/12/12)
BLODGETT -- Doris Riley, 75, died Oct. 10, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 10, 1937, in Portageville, to the late John E. and Ethel Beaird Long, she was a member of Blodgett Baptist Church. She had worked as a seamstress for the Accent Shop for 15 years and then as a hostess and cashier at Lambert's Cafe for 16 years before retiring...
Mary Lollar (10/12/12)
ROGERS, Ark. -- Mary Kathleen Lollar, 76, died Oct. 10, 2012, in Rogers. Kathleen is survived by daughters, Lisa Hamric and husband Steve of Rogers and Melinda Gagon and husband Russ of Burnet, Texas; two grandchildren, Dane and wife Farrah Schielke and Dustan Schielke; and two great-grandchildren, Ainsle and Bryer Schielke. Kathleen is also survived by one sister, Martha Wilton; and the father of her children, Bill Lollar of Sherwood...
Vernon Hanselman Jr. (10/12/12)
ORAN -- Vernon Joseph Hanselman Jr., 54, died Oct. 10, 2012, in Morley. Born July 6, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, to Doris Joy Cook Hanselman of Morley and the late Vernon Joseph Hanselman Sr., he was a farmer for Steve Minner. In addition to his mother, survivors include: a son and daughter-in-law, Eric and Ginger Hanselman of Chaffee; two daughters, Wendy Jean Hanselman of Memphis, Tenn., and Brandi Jo Hanselman of Chaffee; one sister, Janet Edmondson of Scott City; and four grandchildren...
Shirley O'Guin (10/12/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Shirley Ann O'Guin, 71, died at 8:50 a.m. Oct. 11, 2012, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Aug. 24, 1941, in East Prairie, to the late Aaron Davis and Gladys Amelia Atkinson Ashley, she lived all of her life in Mississippi County where she was employed for 25 years as a driver and dispatcher for the Mississippi County Transit in East Prairie and a member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie...