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10 Things to Know for Today - Sikeston Standard Democrat
The mother of the captive journalist calls on Prime Minister Abe to save her son as a new ultimatum, purportedly made by the Islamic State, gives him hours to live. 2. CUOMO, DE BLASIO DEFEND STORM DECISIONS Erring on the side of caution, both say they ...
Domestic assault charges filed following family altercation - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHARLESTON - A Mississippi County man will be arraigned next week on three counts of domestic assault. Christopher Shawn Bailey, 36, of East Prairie, is scheduled to be in Division II of Mississippi County Circuit Court before Judge S. Rob Barker at 9:15 a ...
Fast start fuels Sikeston's win over Troy, Holifield reaches coaching milestone - Sikeston Standard Democrat
O'FALLON -- For the third-straight game the Sikeston Bulldogs got off to a torrid start in the first quarter. After scoring 26 and 25 points in the first quarter in blowout wins last week against Farmington and Kennett, respectively, the Bulldogs matched ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bulldogs advance to semis, NMCC downs South Pemiscot - Sikeston Standard Democrat
HILLBORO -- The top-seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs opened the 34th annual Hillsboro Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday with a 60-24 win over No. 8 Freeburg. Sikeston held Freeburg to single-digit scoring all four quarters and built a 27-12 lead by halftime.
Mindful defense leads to Scott Central's 77-41 win over Hayti - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Scott County Central senior Javonta Daniel understands his team faces a unique problem each time they step on the court. Fouls. It's an issue all teams must deal with but the Braves have only seven players to choose from and those numbers can ...
Sikeston wrestlers sweep tri-dual on senior night - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Building on their fourth place finish at last weekend's SEMO Conference Tournament, the Sikeston Bulldog wrestling team celebrated senior night Tuesday with a sweep of visiting Hillsboro and Festus in a triangular dual. Shortly after a decisive ...
Jackie Duffie - Sikeston Standard Democrat
DEXTER -- Jackie Leo Duffie, 66, died Jan. 22, 2015, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. Visitation is from 1:30 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery. For the ...
Buddy Ward - Sikeston Standard Democrat
DEXTER -- Fred "Buddy" Ward, 103, died Jan. 26, 2015, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Visitation is from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Kenneth Biggs officiating. Burial will ...
Man charged in shovel assault - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Laden, who was transported to the Dunklin County Jail Monday afternoon, is being held on $100,000 cash bond. Laden is accused of causing serious physical injury to Greg Nelson Gilmer, who is being treated in the trauma intensive care unit of a Memphis, Tenn.
Jerry Don Heflin Sr. - Sikeston Standard Democrat
DEXTER - Jerry Don Heflin Sr., 72, died Jan. 24, 2015, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation is from 11:30 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Friday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, with Stephen Watkins officiating.
Dawsey Crutchfield - Sikeston Standard Democrat
BRANSON -- Dawsey Lee Crutchfield, 78, died Jan. 23, 2015 at Cox Medical Center in Branson. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of service at noon Friday at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson. Pete Soulias will officiate. For the complete obituary, see ...
East Prairie woman arrested on forgery charge - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHARLESTON -- A Mississippi County resident is in custody following a forgery investigation by the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department. According to a release from Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore, Dona Corine Suzanne Fisk, 28, of East Prairie ...
James Daniels - Sikeston Standard Democrat
DEXTER -- James C. Daniels, 70, died Jan. 20, 2015, at his home in Dexter. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Greg Stevens of Bloomfield officiating.
Virginia Schultz - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHAFFEE -- Virginia Ann Schultz, 83, died Jan. 26, 2015, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday with John Thompson officiating.
Dunklin County Family Treatment Court earns national distinction - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Members of the Dunklin County Family Treatment Court team include (L-R) Tony Jacques, Todd Nettleton, Patricia Nettleton, Administrator Julie Spielman, Lisa Dunham, Commissioner Phillip Britt, 35th Circuit Court Associate Judge Mark Preyer, 35th Circuit ...