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Mississippi County man facing felony assault charges (08/28/15)
CHARLESTON -- A Mississippi County man is facing felony assault charges after an investigation by the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department. On Wednesday afternoon, Jonathan Lee Hawkins, 22, of Bertrand a municipal inmate housed for the Bertrand Police Department became disruptive in the booking area of the Mississippi County Detention Center, according to Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore,...
Martin waives right to preliminary hearing (08/28/15)
NEW MADRID -- A man accused of the murder of a Parma woman has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Deion Martin, 21, who is charged with first degree murder, first degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action, was in court Thursday afternoon with his attorneys, Beth Ann Davis-Kerry and Robert E. Steele of the public defenders office. The attorneys informed New Madrid County Associate Judge Joshua Underwood the scheduled hearing would not be necessary...
East Prairie man arrested after high speed chase (08/28/15)
CHARLESTON - An East Prairie man is in custody following a high speed chase through Mississippi County. Harlin Van Owens, 23, is charged with the felonies of attempted assault on a law enforcement officer, driving while revoked, property damage, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident and resisting arrest by fleeing, following a a high speed pursuit that began in East Prairie...
Show Time (08/28/15)
Students in the Sikeston High School Marching Band were busy this week preparing for their first performance at Friday's football game. Darren Steelman directs the band members as they perform "The Star-Spangled Banner.
Sikeston man jailed for illegal weapons, drugs on Thursday (08/28/15)
SIKESTON - Illegal weapons and drugs were discovered during a search of a Sikeston residence. At 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers served a search warrant at 608 Branum St. after the Sikeston's Criminal Investigative Unit received information a subject had illegal weapons and controlled substance at the home...
Benton Neighbor Days switches talent show to open division, cash prizes (08/28/15)
BENTON -- The Benton Neighbor Days Talent Show is looking to add performers of all types and ages at is annual competition next weekend. "In years past, we've always done the Heartland Idol, where the winner (of our talent show) goes on to the Mid-South Fair in Memphis, Tenn.," said Susie Proctor, who is coordinating this year's talent show. "This year it's an open division for any age and any talent."...
The Last Word

Should Sikeston and Charleston end their rivalry on the football field? Can Cape Central pick up it's first win of the...

Posted by Sikeston Standard Democrat on Thursday, August 27, 2015

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