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Man arrested following high speed chase - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHARLESTON - An East Prairie man who led law enforcement officers on a chase, traveling at more than 100 miles per hour, isn't going any where now. Harold Matheney, 36, is in custody on charges of resisting arrest following his arrest. According to ...
Man gets life sentences in child's murder - Sikeston Standard Democrat
KENNETT (SMNS) -- There will be no trial for Shawn Morgan, the Senath man, accused of murdering 3-year-old BreeAnn Rodriguez. Morgan pled guilty Monday to first degree murder, armed criminal action, and child kidnapping. He will receive two life sentences ...
Property taxes on farmland set to rise next year - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Property taxes paid for Missouri farms are based on the land's productive value rather than its market value. The Missouri State Tax Commission recommended increasing productive values by 5 percent, and state lawmakers' deadline for rejecting the proposal ...
10 Things to Know for Today - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MAN WITH STOLEN PASSPORT ON JET WAS ASYLUM SEEKER One of the two men traveling on a missing Malaysia Airlines jet with a stolen passport was a 19 ...
Local weather forecast - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Increasing clouds tonight with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., then a chance of showers after 2 a.m. with a low around 40. There will be a south southwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Alumni are pitching in for a new bandstand - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Senior High School alumni are pitching in for a new bandstand at American Legion Park. Jiggs Moore, city parks supervisor, provided the Sikeston City Council with the latest information about the proposed bandstand during their regular ...
Bobbie Jo Rosleand - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Roberta "Bobbie Jo" Roseland, 57, died March 9, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
Upcoming vendor show designed especially for women - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Committee members of the upcoming New Country B97.9 Women's Show discuss promotional items for the event. Set for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 29 at the Miner Convention Center, the event will feature over 60 vendors as well as various forms of entertainment.
More than 250 on hand for Seabee monument dedication - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Gary Young, Robert Fieser and Charles Marshall discuss a book on the places they all served (at different times) during their military service. The three were able to visit after the U.S. Navy Seabee monument dedication ceremony held at the Veteran's ...
Kids looking good in Florida - Sikeston Standard Democrat
As spring training continues to move toward the regular season there will be a few of the "up and coming" players that will be referred to as "needs more seasoning" by the end of spring. It is still early though and still a few days for the players trying ...