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Woman charged with credit card theft (11/26/14)
BENTON -- A Kelso woman is facing fraud charges after using another person's credit card. Rena Elizabeth Miller, 44, is charged with the felonies of theft of a credit card and fraudulent use of a credit device. At approximately 11:20 a.m. Nov. 20, Cpl. Justin Wooten met with a victim who stated she had received a statement from the credit card company indicating the card had been used, and that she owed a minimum payment. The victim stated the card had not been used since 2008...
Search warrant yields felony arrests for drugs and gun (11/26/14)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Two Sikeston women are facing drug and weapon charges after being arrested during a search of their home Tuesday. Regina Reed, 32, is charged with two class B felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute charges and unlawful possession of a firearm, a class C felony...
Sheriff's Department finishing year within budget (11/26/14)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Mississippi County Sheriff's Department is on track to end the year without going over budget. "We have a month to go but it looks good -- really good," said Darrell Jones, commissioner, during the regular weekly County Commission meeting held Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday...
Closed landfill gets good report, needs monitoring (11/26/14)
BENTON -- Scott County's closed landfill should get good marks but still requires monitoring. Dennis Ziegenhorn, county commissioner, said during the County Commission's regular meeting Tuesday that county officials met Thursday with a Missouri Department of Natural Resources official at the landfill located on hilly ground south of Benton...
Radical Christmas aims to have biggest yet, plans to serve 1,000 children (11/26/14)
SIKESTON -- Over 30 area churches are coming together for a fourth year with a goal to bring 1,000 Sikeston-area children a happy Christmas. "Putting others' needs above your own is a powerful experience this time of year," said Brad Aycock, Radical Christmas team member and executive pastor at First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
10 Things to Know for Today (11/26/14)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SECURITY REINFORCEMENTS CONTAIN CHAOS IN FERGUSON The deployment of hundreds of additional National Guardsmen prevented a second night of riots in the Missouri town...
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