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Charleston man injured in shooting (10/24/14)
CHARLESTON -- Police are investigating the second shooting within a week in Charleston. About 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Charleston Department of Public Safety received several phone calls of gunshots in the 200 block of North Elm Street. Responding officers located the victim, 23-year-old DeMarcus Owens of Charleston, in the 200 block of North Heggie Street with an apparent gunshot wound...
2 in custody on drug charges (10/24/14)
BENTON -- A Morley woman and man are in custody following their arrest on drug-related charges. Patty Lynn Tanner, 59, of Morley 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 City man is in custody after high speed chase (10/24/14)
BENTON -- A Scott City man is facing an array of charges following a high speed chase that reached speeds of 105 miles per hour. Matthew Angel Lowe, 38, is charged with the felonies of driving while revoked/suspended, resisting arrest by fleeing and creating a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person and misdemeanor charges of operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway when the roadway was of sufficient width, exceeding the posted speed limit by 25 miles an hour or more, and failure to stop for a stop sign.. ...
Cotton harvesting season (10/24/14)
The recent dry weather has enabled farmers to get back in their fields to harvest their crops.
Area residents can e-cycle for free Tuesday (10/24/14)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- This may be the biggest and best e-waste recycling event this area has had yet. E-waste 2014 Recycling Day is scheduled Tuesday, according to Scott County Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn. From 8 a.m. till 3 p.m., electronic items can be dropped off on the rear parking lot of Carnell's Collision Repair. While Carnell's address in 417 North Main, the rear lot is best accessed from Tanner Street...
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