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Stories from Monday, January 7, 2013

Little Theatre auditions (01/07/13)
Eggen settling in as New Madrid assistant city administrator (01/07/13)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - Chad Eggen is learning about New Madrid's past. He is rapidly becoming familiar with the town today. But it is New Madrid's future that concerns him the most. Eggen was hired in Nov. 13 as the assistant city administrator after City Manager John Gilbert announced his retirement later this year. Now, he is learning his way around the community and meeting people...
Flying high (01/07/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs improved to 12-0 on the season with a 76-46 victory over Parkway South on Saturday afternoon in the 18th Annual Tiger Shootout at Cape Central High School. The Bulldogs were as sharp as they had been all year in the first half, out-scoring the Patriots 29-7 in the first quarter and holding a 55-22 lead at halftime...
Sikeston wrestlers finish second at Vianney tournament (01/07/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com KIRKWOOD -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished second at the Vianney Invitational wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday. The Bulldogs scored a team total of 163, close behind the tournament's first place team, St. Louis University High's (SLUH) 179...
Evelena Fowler (01/07/13)
NEW MADRID - Ola Evelena Taylor Fowler, 78, died Jan. 5, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 8, 1934, in Paris, Tenn., to the late WIlliam Franklin and Tessie Bradfield Taylor, she was a member of the Kewanee Missionary Baptist Church...
Hermon McNew (01/07/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Joseph Hermon McNew Sr., 91, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 5, 2013, at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 22, 1921, in Naylor, to the late William Benton and Rowenia Bass McNew, he was a licensed United Pentecostal minister and last attended the United Pentecostal Church in Ware, Ill. He retired from the General Motors car plant in St. Louis...
Mary McMullin (01/07/13)
CABOT, Ark. - Mary McMullin, 58, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Jan. 6, 2013, at Spring Creek Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
L. Blanche Hull (01/07/13)
SIKESTON -- L. Blanche Hull, 82, died Jan. 6, 2013, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Watson Hester (01/07/13)
DELTA -- Watson H. Hester, 70, died Jan. 5, 2013, at his home. Born June 8, 1942, at Delta, to the late Watson Russell and Immogene Sanford Hester, he was a member of the Arbor General Baptist Church. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Union Operating Engineers Local 513 in St. Louis and worked for many contract companies...
Phyllis Riegert (01/07/13)
DELTA -- Phyllis J. Riegert, 71, died Jan. 5, 2013, at her home. Born April 23, 1941, at Delta, to the late Robert Leonard and Orpha Mary Dysinger Brown Sr., she worked as a machine operator for Florsheim Shoe Factory in Chaffee and retired as a caregiver for Regency Management in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Delta...
Winifred Bollinger (01/07/13)
ORAN -- Winifred I. Bollinger, 89, died Jan. 4, 2013, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1923, at Painton, to the late Lavis and Roena Hampton Gray, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Oran. She retired as a hairdresser from Nadine's Beauty Shop...
Bill Lancaster (01/07/13)
SIKESTON -- Bill Lancaster, 83, died Jan. 6, 2013, at Bertrand Retirement Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Angie Lawless (01/07/13)
BENTON -- Angie Mae Lawless, 87, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1925, in Fairdealing, to Charles and Erma Helvy Dunlap. She and James Lawless were married Aug. 19, 1941, at Naylor. He preceded her in death in 1994...
Barbara Chaney (01/07/13)
SIKESTON -- Barbara Ann Chaney, 67, passed away at 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at her home. Born July 30, 1945, in Atkinson County, Ga., to the late Clayton and Minnie Taft, she was a housewife and pastoral helpmate before retiring and returning to Sikeston...
Marjorie Caid (01/07/13)
CHARLESTON -- Marjorie Bell Caid, 89, died Jan. 4, 2013, at her home in rural Charleston. Born Sept. 1, 1923, in Leslie, Ark., daughter of the late Hughie and Arkie King Rains, she moved from Mountain View, Okla., to Mississippi County in 1956. She was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church where she served in various positions in Sunday school, Vacation Bible School and Women's Missionary Union...
Lucy Crane (01/07/13)
CHARLESTON -- Frances Ellen "Lucy" Bradley Crane, 53, died Jan. 6, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.