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Terry Martin - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Graveside services were conducted Thursday at the Garden of Memories Cemetery for Terry Lynn Martin, 58, of Sikeston, who died July 20, 2014. For the complete Standard Democrat obituary log in to our electronic edition.
New Madrid County Library's summer reading program - Sikeston Standard Democrat
The New Madrid County Library is conducting a summer reading program, Fizz Boom Read, for youngsters. This week during presentations at the Main Library in Portageville as well as the branches, youngsters learned about plants. Next week is the final week ...
14 cars derailed in Dexter train wreck - Sikeston Standard Democrat
This photo of a car containing liquid petroleum was taken at the site of a derailed train in Dexter. Although the tank was gouged in the accident, there was no leakage from the tank. DEXTER -- Fourteen railroad cars on a southbound Union Pacific train ...
Fizz Boom Read - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Eager young readers select their books at the New Madrid Memorial Library after taking part in the New Madrid County Library's summer Reading program, "Fizz Boom Read." During Thursday's reading program, conducted by Janey Kennett, children decorated their ...
Regulators oppose lowering Noranda's electric rate - Sikeston Standard Democrat
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A day after regulators said they opposed a request by Ameren Missouri's biggest customer for a rate reduction of about $50 million a year, a panel that advocates for retail ratepayers proposed a deal that would give the company just over ...
Farmers brace for high corn yields and lower prices - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Despite expecting a 10 percent increase in corn yields this growing season, Dan Jennings said decreased corn prices and other factors are cutting into profits. "It's going to be really tough to make money this year," he said. Jennings farms ...
Porter to host basketball camp - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Former Scott County Central star and current Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter will be headlining the Scott County Central All Schools Foundation Basketball Camp Aug. 8-9 at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium. Porter, along with Hall of Fame ...
10 Things to Know for Today - Sikeston Standard Democrat
French interior minister says that terrorism cannot be ruled out as a cause for the tragedy that killed 116 people though it was likely due to bad weather. 2. TUNNELS ARE KEY FACET IN LATEST ISRAEL-HAMAS WAR Israeli officials say Palestinian militants have ...
Aline Tompkins - Sikeston Standard Democrat
EAST PRAIRIE -- Aline Cranford Tompkins, 94, died at 4:10 a.m. July 23, 2014, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to the electronic edition.
Charleston Squirrels breeze through first round regional game 11-1 - Sikeston Standard Democrat
In this file photo, Charleston's Blake Wolferding (19) gets a fist bump from Ty Householder (10) after scoring a run Friday, July 11, during the second round of the Senior Babe Ruth Missouri State Tournament at Hillhouse Park in Charleston. The Squirrels ...