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Checking it out - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety had the opportunity to inspect the Stoddard County Ambulance District's new mass transport vehicle. The vehicle can hold 10 patients on stretchers or 16 walking wounded, according to David Cooper ...
Free shooting clinic emphasizes safety - Sikeston Standard Democrat
NEW MADRID - Already a veteran shooter, 12-year-old Quin Hunter hopes to take advantage of the opportunity to improve his gun skills with the help of some of the top instructors before dove season's opening day on Tuesday. Quin attended last year's ...
Communication key to keeping kids safe from Internet crime - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Cell phones maybe the main source of communication for most youth today, but keeping an open line of communication with their parents can protect them from becoming a victim to online predators. Last month the FBI launched a campaign to ...
Malco Theatre breaks ground - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Mike Bohannon welcomes a large crowd to the official groundbreaking for a new Malco Theatre in Sikeston Friday. According to Bohannon the area will also become home to retail establishments, restaurants and a hotel. Jill Bock, Staff SIKESTON -- From a ...
Solving our nation's entitlement crisis - Sikeston Standard Democrat
With countless problems facing this nation, sometimes we need to look to others in similar situations and see how they respond. The fact is America is an exceptional nation with exceptional people. But, we don't hold a monopoly on all available ideas.
Jimmy Western - Sikeston Standard Democrat
BERTRAND -- Jimmy Lee Western, 69, died Aug. 27, 2015, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to the electronic edition.
Sikeston runs past New Madrid County Central 55-6 in home opener - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- For the second straight week the Sikeston Bulldogs got off to a fast start. And for the second straight week it led to a lopsided victory, this time defeating New Madrid County Central 55-6 on Friday night in the Bulldogs' home opener at ...
Charleston shows life in 36-14 loss to Hayti - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Hayti's Maurice Farr stretches across the end zone against Charleston Friday at Charleston High School. Farr fell just short of a touchdown on the play. CHARLESTON -- The very first play from scrimmage seemed all too familiar for the Charleston Bluejays.
Pass-happy Portageville downs Chaffee, 49-14 - Sikeston Standard Democrat
PORTAGEVILLE -- Abandoning its run-first offense from previous seasons for a pass-oriented system, Portageville's success has been hard to argue with through its first two games. Against Chaffee on Friday, three-year starting quarterback Jon Garrett ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Dexter, Kelly fall to 0-2 with blowout losses - Sikeston Standard Democrat
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Dexter Bearcats fell to 0-2 Friday with a 51-14 loss to Poplar Bluff. Poplar Bluff led 10-0 after the first quarter thanks to a 22-yard field goal from Adam Vincent and 60-yard touchdown pass from Tristen Francisco to Ross Rushin.
Poplar Bluff routs Sikeston 13-1 to open its season - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON --Poplar Bluff couldn't have asked for a better start. Sophomore pitcher Adrianne Stucker struck out nine and gave up two hits while her offense clicked from the beginning during Poplar Bluff's 13-1 win in five innings over Sikeston Thursday at ...
Mississippi County man facing felony assault charges - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHARLESTON -- A Mississippi County man is facing felony assault charges after an investigation by the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department. On Wednesday afternoon, Jonathan Lee Hawkins, 22, of Bertrand a municipal inmate housed for the Bertrand Police ...
Mary Etta Mitchell - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON - Mary Etta Mitchell, 89, died Aug. 25, 2015, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to the electronic edition.
Betty Coon - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Betty Jean Phillips Coon, formerly of Portageville, New Madrid, and Sikeston, passed away on Aug. 26, 2015, at The Arbors at Auburn Creek Assisted Living Facility in Cape Girardeau where she had been a resident for a brief time.
Mildred Cobb - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at funeral services conducted today at the Murray Lane Baptist Church for Mildred N. Cobb, 90, who died Aug. 26, 2015, were: Greg Gooch, Coleman Johnson, Bobby Simpson, Bruce Simpson, Dalton Simpson and Pete Taylor. Honorary ...