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Stories from Thursday, January 3, 2013

Lancaster to lead Historic Downtown Sikeston (01/03/13)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sometimes a vision for the future can be found in the past. "I remember when downtown stores were the center of the all the activity, all the hustle and bustle," said Lynn Lancaster of Sikeston. "I'd like to help restore it to its once-great status it had in the '50s."...
Thinking spring (01/03/13)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com MINER -- In the midst of snow, some area residents and business owners are already thinking spring. The third annual Sikeston Board of Realtors Home and Garden Show will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 1 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Miner Convention Center...
New Year battles (01/03/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com DELTA -- After fighting neck-and-neck with Meadow Heights for three straight quarters, Scott County Central saw a cold shooting fourth frame result in a 46-41 loss Wednesday in the opening round of the Delta New Year's Tournament...
Rams exact revenge on Oak Ridge (01/03/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- The Scott City Rams exacted a bit of revenge Wednesday night as they defeated Oak Ridge 65-40 at Scott City High School. Scott City, who lost to the Blue Jays during the consolation championship of the seMissourian Christmas Tournament 61-55, was led by Jessie Sanders' 24 points. Ryan Brock added 21 in the win...
Randy Couch (01/03/13)
SIKESTON -- Randol A. "Randy" Couch, 58, died, Jan. 1, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 18, 1954, to the late Deneen and Oneta Cunningham Couch, he was a member of Miner Baptist Church and had worked for Collins Music in Sikeston...
Anthony Sharp (01/03/13)
CANTON, Miss. -- Anthony G. Sharp, 48, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 7:40 p.m. Dec. 28, 2012, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Born May 3, 1964, in Charleston, son of Margaret Sharp Bingham of Cairo, Ill., and Jimmie L. Griffin of Canton, he was employed as the head chef at Pearl's Soul Food Restaurant in Jackson. He attended Charleston High School and was a member of the First Praise Missionary Baptist Church in Cairo...
Sylvia Hurst (01/03/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Sylvia Lou Maddox Hurst, 77, died Dec. 31, 2012, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born Nov. 4, 1935, in Choctaw, Ark., daughter of the late George Landy and Sallie Jewell Robinson Maddox, she had lived in the Malden and Campbell areas before moving to Dexter in 1973 and then later to Bloomfield. She was a member of Emanuel Baptist Church in Dexter...
Emma Maxwell (01/03/13)
NEW MADRID -- Emma Marie Riley Maxwell, longtime New Madrid resident, passed away surrounded by family Jan. 2, 2013, in her home. Born Nov. 5, 1913, on a family farm near New Madrid, she was the fifth of seven children of Charlotte Lewis and Edwin Howard Riley. Educated in New Madrid at the Immaculate Conception School, she graduated from Visitation Academy in St. Louis in 1931. She was the oldest member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid...
Andrea Warfield (01/03/13)
SIKESTON -- Visitation for Andrea O. Warfield, 36, who died Dec. 30, 2012, at her home, will be from noon until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at West End Missionary Baptist Church in Sikeston. Ronald Pulley, pastor of the Christ Sanctuary Church of God in Christ at Bell City, will officiate...
Shorty Phillips (01/03/13)
CHAFFEE -- Willard "Shorty" Phillips, 89, died Jan. 2, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.