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Stories from Thursday, January 17, 2013

Races set for local school board spots (01/17/13)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- School board races have been set in some local districts as filing for the April 2 municipal election ended Tuesday. Voters in the Sikeston R-6 School District will choose two of the three candidates on April 2: incumbent Scott Crumpecker, Agatha "Gay" French and Rebecca Steward. The school board's other incumbent, Mary White-Ross, opted not to seek re-election. Both positions are for three-year terms...
Beautiful site (01/17/13)
The sunset makes for a beautiful backdrop for the Sikeston Power Station. Sunny, warmer weather is expected in to the weekend, with a high of 54 slated for Saturday.
Semifinals set (01/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Second-seeded Scott County Central's night might not have started how they expected Wednesday against seventh-seeded Delta, but the end result was just the same. Overcoming a sluggish start, the Braves scored a combined 66 points in the second and third quarters to rout the Bobcats, 96-48, and advance to the Scott-Mississippi Conference semifinals...
Chaffee grounds Hawks for the third time this season (01/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After an extra day off, the opening round of the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament got back on track Wednesday with the seedings holding true through the opening round. Kicking off Wednesday's varsity action, fourth-seeded Chaffee picked up their second 30-plus point win over fifth-seeded Kelly in under a week, 74-41...
Sikeston 8th graders fall in first round (01/17/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston eighth grade boys basketball team lost in the first round of the Cape Central Invitational tournament to Cape Central 56-25 Wednesday at Cape Central Junior High School. Phayzun Fobbs, Sam Cox and Deshawn Aldridge all led the Bulldogs with six points...
Linda Fender (01/17/13)
BENTON -- Linda Elaine Hoosier Hatley Fender, 62, died Jan. 14, 2013, at her home. Born Feb. 1, 1950, in Bloomfield, to the late Elmer and Doris Miller Hoosier, she was a registered nurse and worked at area nursing homes and hospitals before retiring...
Jimmie Graham (01/17/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jimmie Dale Graham, 71, died at 7:37 p.m. Jan. 15, 2013, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 8, 1941, in Searcy, Ark., to the late Daniel Page and Blanche Bami Watts Graham, he lived in East Prairie most of his life where he was a retired construction worker and of the Baptist belief. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam War...
Bear Dickerson (01/17/13)
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Harold Dean "Bear" Dickerson, 60, formerly of Scott City, Mo., died Jan. 13, 2013, in Ann Arbor. Born March 2, 1952, at Dexter, Mo., to the late Cloyd Dean and Mildred Markland Dickerson, he worked at National Lock and as a truck driver the past 20 years...
William Dickherber (01/17/13)
BENTON -- William Charles Dickherber, 58, died Jan. 16, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 20, 1954, in St. Louis, to Mildred Ueltzen Dickherber of St. Louis and the late George Dickherber, he was store manager at JC Penney in Sikeston and a member of Sikeston Chamber of Commerce...
James Lathum (01/17/13)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services scheduled at noon Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for James Franklin Lathum, 55, who died on Jan. 15, 2013, will be: John-Erik Lasters, Larry Issac, T.J. Lathum, Kendrick Lathum, Greg Lasters and Dennis Burns. Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of services at noon at the funeral home...
Will Monroe (01/17/13)
DEXTER -- William "Will" Monroe, 68, died Jan. 16, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.