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Sikeston CVB's second annual photo contest begins soon (11/30/15)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- From family photos to scenic farms, the Sikeston CVB wants your digital pics and will award cash prizes for the best. The Sikeston Convention and Visitors Bureau Second Annual Photo Contest kicks off Dec. 1. Entries will be accepted through May 16...
Chamber of Commerce is now taking Leadership applications (11/30/15)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- If you want to be leader, have a desire to learn and are looking for a way to become more involved, the 2016 Vision Sikeston Leadership Program is what you need. The Sikeston Regional Chamber of Commerce is currently taking applications for the upcoming session, according to Susan Lawrence, executive director of the Chamber...
Council supports plan to get traffic lights backed up (11/30/15)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Traffic signals at Sikeston's major intersections will soon be as dependable as a computer with battery backup. Jay Lancaster, public works director for Sikeston, said making arrangements to get traffic signals in the city equipped with uninterrupted power supply units was something city staff and Council members discussed during the last budget preparation process...
Gargas named Colonel, to serve as Commander of 70th Troop Command (11/30/15)
ST. LOUIS -- Col. Ed Gargas of Dexter was welcomed recently as the new commander of the 70th Troop Command during the change of command ceremony held recently at Jefferson Barracks. Gargas was promoted to the rank of Colonel just prior to the change of command...
Doctor shopping of prescription drugs still an issue (11/30/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Missouri is facing a prescription drug abuse epidemic, with dealers who sell to addicts from their own doctor-prescribed bottles. There's no way for doctors in Missouri to know a patient already has a prescription, because the state does not have a prescription-drug database...
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I don't know why in the world they don't take that "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and all them old shows like that off the TV. All it is is a bunch of old hoes teaching kids how to act. And how they act is not how you act in the real world. It's just a bunch of rich hoes acting out. Who cares about "Keeping Up with the Kardashians?"

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I don't know why in the world some people have phones, house phones or cell phones. They don't ever answer them. They turn them off so nobody can call them. I don't know why they just don't get rid of them. They are just stupid are too lazy to answer them. What if it was a big emergency and they had their phone shut off?

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