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Roads in New Madrid County will be CLOSED for railroad crossing repairs - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON - Railroad crossing work will result in road closures today and Wednesday. Route HH in New Madrid County will be closed as Railroad crews perform railroad crossing repairs. The closed crossing is between County Road 609 and Route 61. Weather ...
Jeanette Juden - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Jeanette Juden, 80, died March 30, 2015, at Life Care Center of Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. Private family service and burial will follow at a later ...
Making smiles, building HOPE: Local dental ministry celebrates five-year mark - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Dr. William Kane, at left, who is primarily responsible for the founding of the Smiles of HOPE dental ministry in Dexter, is shown as he introduced Dr. Eric Aubert to an audience at Dexter's Christian Lighthouse Center. The clinic celebrated its fifth year ...
10 Things to Know for Today - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Iran and six world powers will agree to continue negotiations in a new phase aimed at reaching a comprehensive accord by the end of June, officials say. 2. BIG RIGS OFTEN GO FASTER THAN RUBBER CAN HANDLE AP Exclusive finds that many tractor-trailers are ...
Missouri prescription drug database earns initial approval - Sikeston Standard Democrat
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) -- Missouri senators moved one step closer to enacting a tracking database for prescription drugs on Monday, despite years of failure amid privacy concerns. The legislation would create a program that monitors when prescriptions for ...
Mail-processing change could create delays, postal employees say - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In a few weeks, mail processing by the U.S. Postal Service will come to an end in Cape Girardeau, which employees of the center say could lead to longer waits for letter and package deliveries. April 18 is the official end date given to ...
Your local weather for March 31 - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Sunny today with a high near 74 then becoming mostly clear tonight with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8 p.m. with a low around 46. Wednesday will be sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. with a ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Wheeler wins Notre Dame Invitational - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston senior Gabe Wheeler shot a 73 to win the individual championship during Monday's 16th Annual Notre Dame Invitational at Bent Creek Golf Course in Cape Girardeau. This is Wheeler's first Notre Dame Invitational win. Sikeston ...
Sikeston rolls past NMCC in five innings - Sikeston Standard Democrat
NEW MADRID -- Having multiple days to rest has given Sikeston a chance to throw its best arm during its first two games. Combine the efforts of Jacob Clark and an offense that has scored 23 runs and Sikeston has been hard to stop so far. Sikeston took down ...
Sikeston falls 1-0 in shootout with Notre Dame - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- It's no secret that Sikeston head coach Gabe Dement isn't fond of seeing games end in a shootout. You can imagine the Lady Bulldogs excitement then when after 100 minutes of scoreless play on Monday their contest with visiting Notre Dame came ...
Council action clears way for development in TIF district - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Two of the last items for Sikeston City Council to take action on for the city's latest TIF district were approved during the Council's regular monthly briefing session Monday after second readings. A bill rezoning from light industrial to ...
Doris Bentley - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SPRINGFIELD -- Doris M. Bentley, 88, formerly of Chaffee, died March 27, 2015, at The Maples Health and Rehabilitation Center. For the complete Standard Democrat obituary log in to our electronic edition.
Missouri bridges threatened by lack of funding - Sikeston Standard Democrat
DEXTER -- State Rep. Tila Rowland-Hubrecht is more than familiar with the condition of bridges in Stoddard County. She was raised in a rural area within the Richland School District and travels the roads often. The need for bridge replacements and ...
Sikeston Spring Clean-up is set to begin next week - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Spring Clean-up, which gives residents an opportunity to dispose of bulky rubbish during their regular solid waste pick-ups, is set for two weeks beginning April 6. Residents with Monday and Thursday trash collection will have their ...
Body cameras gain acceptance from Scott County deputies - Sikeston Standard Democrat
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Senior Deputy Matt Scroggins with the Scott County Sherif's Department demonstrates the Taser AXON Flex body camera unit Friday, March 20, 2015. BENTON -- Former Scott County chief deputy Kenneth Kinder said his ...