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Stories from Friday, January 11, 2013

Third arrest is made in local robbery (01/11/13)
By Staff reports news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Another arrest was made in connection to the Tuesday morning's home-invasion robbery. Chanica Williams, 32, of Sikeston was arrested at 9:30 a.m. Thursday on a warrant by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Hands-on experience (01/11/13)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local auto collision repair students are working to put a Stoddard County patrol car back in commission. Justin Todt, instructor of the auto collision class at Sikeston Career and Technology Center, said his students are getting a lot of hands-on experience as they work to repaint a decommissioned patrol car from the Stoddard County Sheriff's Department...
Mississippi County officials to investigate old nuisance (01/11/13)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- One of the new Mississippi County commissioners will help take a look at the county's oldest reported nuisance. Darrell Jones, commissioner, agreed during the Commission's regular weekly meeting Thursday to join Ken Stevenson, county code enforcement officer, on an inspection of a property Brian Lambert says he is using for a used pallet and used car sales business...
Scott County Central girls basketball team wins overtime thriller against Charleston (01/11/13)
SCC defeated Charleston 109-89 in overtime to win the Scott-Mississippi Conference tournament title.
Sikeston's 3-game win streak snapped (01/11/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The last thing Sikeston needed was to get off on the wrong foot. Nonetheless, Notre Dame didn't let it go unpunished. A sluggish start by Sikeston led to a 47-32 Notre Dame win at the Sikeston Field House Thursday snapping Sikeston's three-game win streak...
Charleston turned away late against Dyer County (01/11/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEWBERN, Tenn. -- Giving up 32 points in the fourth quarter, the Charleston Bluejays let a tie game slip away to Dyer County, Tenn., Thursday night during the Penny Hardaway Hoopfest at Dyer County High School, 93-76. Following a 61-61 tie at the end of the third quarter, Dyer County outscored the Bluejays by 17 points to give Charleston just their second loss of the year...
Borrowed Help (01/11/13)
Amos Riley and Bob Hill were known for helping poor folks out--often, not with their money, but with their knowledge about business. A New Madrid entrepreneur, Amos Riley was known to lend money. Amos was careful about whom he lent money to, and that is one of the reasons he was successful. He had a reputation for honesty and being a wise businessman. He also helped people...
Helen Cantrell (01/11/13)
SIKESTON -- Helen Cantrell, daughter of the late Walter and Nola Ann Rice Johnson, was born on July 18, 1938, in Vanduser, and passed away at the age of 74 years on Jan. 10, 2013, at her home in Sikeston. Mrs. Cantrell had lived in the Sikeston area the past 41 years. She had lived in Ohio and was of the Baptist belief. She had worked as a private duty nurse...
Pete Williams (01/11/13)
MORLEY -- Ralph "Pete" Williams, 87, died Jan. 10, 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 9, 1925, in Morley, to the late Harry Albert and Alice Dickerson Williams, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II and the Korean War. He was a retired construction inspector for the Missouri Department of Transportation and a member of the Morley Baptist Church...
Frances Bostic (01/11/13)
BLOOMFIELD -- Frances June Bostic, 79, died Jan. 10, 2013, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born May 12, 1933, in Kewanee, to the late Willie Theodore Cox and Lillian Henson Cox, she was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield. After retiring from the Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield she worked at Martin Hill's Retirement Home...
Joyce McKinley (01/11/13)
BERTRAND -- Joyce Ezzell McKinley, 77, a resident of Bertrand, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born March 2, 1935, at Red Bay, Ala., to the late Charles V. and Effie P. Mitchell Ezzell, she had lived in Bertrand most of her life where she was a member of the Bertrand United Methodist Church. ...
Elnora Rinehart (01/11/13)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Elnora Rinehart, 80, died Jan. 8, 2013, at her home. Born April 21, 1932, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Rube and Glenda Gilmore Sutton. On Nov. 26, 1949, in New Madrid, she married Bob Rinehart, who survives of the home...
Sue Williams (01/11/13)
BENTON -- Charlotte "Sue" Williams, 61, died Jan. 10, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Aug. 4, 1951, in Wolf Island, she was the daughter of the late James Willis and Mamie Claire Moore Hendrix. On June 29, 1974, in East Prairie, she married Frederick Clyne "Rick" Williams who survives of the home...
Aggie Foster (01/11/13)
LUTZ, Fla. -- Agatha "Aggie" Wright Foster, 94, died Jan. 10, 2013. Aggie was born Feb. 17, 1919, in Crockett County, Tenn. She was a resident of Sikeston Mo., until 1986 when she and her husband, Arland, moved to Florida. They were married 56 years. For 24 years, she was a resident of Regency Cove in Tampa and the last four years her home has been Horizon Bay in Lutz...
Barbara Kimball (01/11/13)
PARK HILLS -- Barbara Ann Kimball, formerly of Lilbourn, passed away Jan. 8, 2013, in Park Hills at the age of 58 years. She was born March 19, 1954, in St. Louis, to the late Billy Ray Robertson and Anna Mae Walker Hunter. Survivors include: one daughter, Donielle Robert of Satsuma, Ala.; one son, David Pullen of Ware; three sisters, Angela Hastings of Matthews and Diane Burris and Ella Dufoe of Rockford, Ill.; four brothers, Adam Coffman of Frank Clay, Chris Coffman and Johnathon Coffman of Imperial and John L. ...
Kay York Curry (01/11/13)
KANSAS CITY -- Sarah Katherine "Kay" York Curry, 72, formerly of Sikeston, died Jan. 9, 2013, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Shirley Goodson (01/11/13)
NEW MADRID -- Shirley Goodson, 71, died Jan. 10, 2013, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid is in charge of arrangements.