Hazardous road conditions may impact Friday delivery of Standard Democrat
SIKESTON -- If hazardous road conditions do occur today, the Friday Standard Democrat may not be able to be delivered. The papers that can't be delivered on Friday will be delivered with the weekend edition. Please check out the online edition for Friday's news...
Health insurance renewal offer too high for county
email@example.com CHARLESTON -- With the renewal offer from Anthem coming in nearly high as predicted, Mississippi County commissioners will stick to a solution recommended by the county's health insurance agent. Commissioners agreed during their regular meeting Nov. 27 to pay the full premium on a base health insurance plan for employees or county elected officials through Coventry Insurance but written for each employee as an individual...
Grant will help Wyatt, Wilson City make improvements
WYATT-- A state grant will enable two communities to improve services for residents. The Missouri Department of Economic Development approved $408,500 in Community Development Block Grant funds to assist the city of Wyatt make improvements to the wastewater system it shares with Wilson City. The money will enable the city to replace collection lines in both cities, rehabilitate lift stations and eliminate abandoned lines and stations...
Lighting up the Christmas season
Light shows part of Christmas time in Sikeston.
Winter Storm Warning issued for Thursday into Friday
SIKESTON -- The region's first winter storm of the season is slated to hit tonight with freezing rain, sleet, ice and snow in the forecast. The National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky., is calling the storm a "significant winter weather event," which is expected late Thursday and Friday...
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