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Brenda Smith - Sikeston Standard Democrat
PARMA -- Brenda Smith, 59, died May 18, 2015, at the Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Parma, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Nicholas ...
Shooting under investigation; two injured - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHARLESTON -- Two Charleston men are hospitalized following a shooting Monday evening. At 7:15 p.m. Monday, officers with the Charleston Department of Public Safety responded to a report of shots fired near the area of Vine and Elm (Sy Williams) streets.
Tara Chipman - Sikeston Standard Democrat
PORTAGEVILLE - Tara Kathleen Chipman, 42, died May 15, 2015, in Hayti. Visitation is from 3 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m. Wednesday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville with Charlie Thacker officiating. For the complete obituary, see the ...
Mary Gromer - Sikeston Standard Democrat
DEXTER - Mary Gromer, 82, died May 18, 2015, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Dean ...
Sarah Shanks - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Jeff Wells officiating. Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery.
Schweain waives preliminary hearing - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Cape Girardeau man accused of killing his stepdaughter waived his right to a preliminary hearing Monday. Ricky L. Schweain, 54, is charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Melissa Luttrell, 27.
100-Mile Yard Sale begins Thursday - Sikeston Standard Democrat
JACKSON -- Among the many events scheduled for Memorial Day weekend is the annual 100-Mile Yard Sale. Each year, participants set up tables along Highway 25 from Kennett, Missouri, to Jackson, attracting bargain hunters from across the region. A list of ...
Suspect charged in weekend shooting - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The name of a suspect involved in a Ranney Park shooting over the weekend was released Monday by the Cape Girardeau Police Department. Dante L. Criddle, 23, of Cape Girardeau was charged with first-degree Class A felony assault and felony ...
Your local weather forecast for May 19 - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Today will be sunny, with a high near 73 then becoming partly cloudy tonight with a low around 54. Mostly cloudy on Wednesday with a chance of showers before 1 p.m., then a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., then ...
Helms backs Sikeston's 4-1 district semifinal win over Cape Central - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- All season long Sikeston's Torrie Helms has been scoring goals at a pace not seen in the program's history. On Monday the junior added to her record setting total with a hat trick performance that helped the Lady Bulldogs down Cape ...
Sikeston's season ends with upset loss to Cape Central - Sikeston Standard Democrat
FARMINGTON -- With his team on the brink of elimination, Josh Morse was never overtaken by the moment. The senior came to the plate to lead off the top of the sixth inning and belted a solo shot over the left-field fence to spark a five-run inning for ...
Louise Shrader - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Louise Shrader, 95, died May 16, 2015, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation will be from noon until memorial service time at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more, see ...
NMCC, Portageville to meet in semis, other districts postponed - Sikeston Standard Democrat
The New Madrid County Central and Portageville baseball teams moved into the semifinals of the Class 3, District 1 tournament Monday in Malden. The No. 2 seeded Eagles (10-16) received a forfeit from No. 7 Hayti, who was short on players due to a senior trip.
Wheeler, Stevens tied for eighth after first day of state golf tournament - Sikeston Standard Democrat
BOLIVAR -- Sikeston's Gabe Wheeler and Dexter's Ethan Stevens are tied for eighth after the first day of the Class 3 state championship tournament Monday at Silo Ridge Golf Course in Bolivar. Each golfer sits at four-over 76 and is five strokes behind the ...
Betty June Noyes - Sikeston Standard Democrat
ESSEX -- Betty June Noyes, 82, died May 18, 2015, at her home. Visitation will be held from noon until time of services at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more, see the Wednesday edition of the ...