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Charges filed after illegal weapon found - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHARLESTON - Two Mississippi County residents are in custody after the discovery of a "sawed-off shotgun." Roger Devoe "J.R." Carter Jr., 32, and Joshua Grant Sisk, 32 of East Prairie, will be arraigned Wednesday before Associate Judge S. Rob Barker on the ...
Leaders who make us 'Sikeston Proud' - Sikeston Standard Democrat
For me, on a very personal level, this has been a bittersweet week with the retirement of one close friend and the long-overdue recognition for another close friend. Ed Throop, the longtime executive director of the Board of Municipal Utilities, is ...
Brenda Crawford - Sikeston Standard Democrat
HOUSTON, Texas -- Brenda A. Lopp Crawford, 73, was the beloved wife of Robert D. Crawford, devoted mother of Bradley (Tina), Stephen (Kim), and Kevin (Lori) Crawford, loving grandmother of Katie, Francie, Josie, Jackson, Kristi, Kaitlyn, Maddy, and Rachel ...
David Rice - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SiIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for David Grant Rice, 79, of Sikeston, who died April 21, 2015, were: Chester Kordahl, Cliff Shirrell, Roy Birk, Greg Birk, Caleb Birk and Bob Lutes.
Vinita Kirk - Sikeston Standard Democrat
FARMINGTON -- Vinita "Da" Eunice Voigt Kirk, formerly of Sikeston, passed away at 11:45 a.m. on April 24, 2015, at the age of 100. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to the electronic edition.
Charleston native turns disability into ability to help others cope with challenges, learn understanding - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- For Charleston native Roosevelt Mitchell III, growing up with a disability wasn't easy so he's working to help those who have similar experiences and educate others in the process. "Disability is something that's overlooked," Mitchell said.
Area businesses are investing in Sikeston - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Subcontractors for and employees of Coil Construction of Columbia take advantage of a break in the weather Friday to move construction forward on a new 14,430-square-foot building for MERS/Goodwill on Brunt Street, south of Lowe's. Site preparation started ...
Man found guilty of manslaughter - Sikeston Standard Democrat
BLOOMFIELD -- A Stoddard County jury took 3 hours and 5 minutes Thursday to convict a Catron man of a manslaughter charge in connection with the May 2012 shooting death of his son. The seven-woman, five-man jury left the courtroom to begin its ...
Porter scores 11, grabs 8 rebounds in Wizards' Game 3 win over Toronto - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) shoots as Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (17), forward Patrick Patterson (54), and guard DeMar DeRozan (10) defend during the first half of Game 3 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs ...
Fitzgerald shrugs off rocky pitching, gives Kelly 11-10 win - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Kelly's Kyle Fitzgerald leaps over Caruthersville runner Blake Irions as Irions safely comes in on a passed ball Friday at Kelly High School. BENTON -- Kelly sophomore Kyle Fitzgerald was having a forgettable afternoon when Hawk's coach Justin McAlister ...
Charter opens interactive store in Sikeston - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Charter Communications held a ribbon cutting for their new store at 249 N. Main Street in Sikeston on Tuesday morning. The new store allows for hands-on demonstrations of Charter's advanced suite of products while customers can also sign up for new ...
PREP ROUNDUP: Sikeston baseball falls on the road to Marion, Ill. - Sikeston Standard Democrat
MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldogs allowed five runs in the bottom of the third inning and couldn't recover on the road Friday against Marion, Ill., losing 7-3. Both teams had six hits and two errors. Blake Wolferding led Sikeston (7-6) with two hits.
SEMO Conference golf tournament returns to Sikeston after 13 years - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- For the first time in 13 years the SEMO Conference Golf Tournament returns to its birthplace. The 15-team tournament will take place on Monday at Fox Haven Country Club, a par-71 course, in Sikeston. The large division includes six teams: Cape ...
Bill Neal - Sikeston Standard Democrat
EAST PRAIRIE -- Services for William E. "Bill" Neal, 84, who died April 17, 2015, have been rescheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete Standard Democrat obituary log in to our electronic edition.
Matthews, Pullen headline SRC award winners - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Scott Matthews is congratulated after being awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award during the Sikeston Regional Chamber Awards Banquet held Thursday night at the Sikeston Armory. For photos of all the winners, see the Sunday Business section. SIKESTON ...