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Charles Farmer Jr. - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHARLESTON -- Charles Franklin Farmer Jr., 94, died Aug. 31, 2014, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church in Charleston where funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m ...
Beulah Summerfield - Sikeston Standard Democrat
DEXTER -- Beulah Summerfield, 88, died Aug. 30, 2014, at Golden Living Center in Dexter. Services were conducted Sunday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Rosewood Cemetery at Malden. For the complete obituary, see the Wednesday edition ...
Cheaper rate is reason behind sending inmates to Charleston - Sikeston Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- Shopping local often takes a back seat to a better price and better service -- even when it comes to shopping for a jail. Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden explained during Monday's City Council meeting that boarding jail ...
One arrested in marijuana bust - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Evidence taken by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety during a warrant search of Sikeston home included a total of 10.7 pounds of marijuana in plastic bags and vacuum sealed plastic bags, three digital scales and a .380 semi-automatic pistol.
Local musician makes Grand Ole Opry debut - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Danny Tetley (left), Ashley Hatfield and Steve Hornbeak of Steve Hornbeak and the Main Street Players pose Aug. 22 on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. A local resident and also a member of the local band Caney Creek, Tetley made his debut at ...
September calendar girl - Sikeston Standard Democrat
Heather Vaught, a finalist in the 2014 Miss Sikeston contest, is the September Standard Democrat calendar girl. The daughter of Dorothy Davidson and Neal Vaught, she is a 2014 graduate of Sikeston High School and is attending Southeast Missouri State ...
Oran man faces drug charges - Sikeston Standard Democrat
BENTON -- An Oran area man was arrested Thursday on drug-related charges. Joshua Allen Freeman, 29, is charged with the class C felony of possession of a controlled substance and the class A misdemeanor of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Scott County ...
Malden hammers Caruthersville 47-0 - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CARUTHERSVILLE (SMNS) -- The Malden Green Wave snapped an eight-game losing streak dating back to 2007 against Caruthersville Friday night as it routed the Tigers 47-0 at Hopke Field. Malden, ranked No. 8 in the most recent Class 2 media poll, scored on ...
SHS holds NMCC to 71 total yards in 35-6 win - Sikeston Standard Democrat
NEW MADRID -- They say football games are won in the trenches. That proved to be true on Friday night as the Sikeston Bulldogs dominated the line of scrimmage in a 35-6 victory in front of a large crowd for New Madrid County Central's home opener.
Portageville runs over Chaffee, improves to 2-0 - Sikeston Standard Democrat
CHAFFEE -- Portageville running back Will Crysler enjoys boxing, among other extreme sports, when he's not helping the Portageville Bulldogs football team. The junior threw haymakers at the Chaffee defense until the Bulldogs scored a T.K.O. Friday night at ...