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Illinois woman arrested on drug-related charges in Charleston (11/24/15)
CHARLESTON -- An Illinois woman faces felony charges following a narcotics investigation by the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department. Tiffany LeAnne Bennett, 27, of Mound City, Ill., is charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, a class B felony; possession of a controlled substance and delivery of a controlled substance to a county jail, both class C felonies; and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor...
Downtown Merchants plan for business incubator (11/24/15)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- To make best use of limited time and resources, economic development departments pretty much stick to industry and big businesses. But there is a tool many communities use that is better suited for bringing small businesses in that Historic Downtown Sikeston merchants are working to secure...
Safety tips offered for holiday shopping in stores and online (11/24/15)
SIKESTON -- The holiday shopping season officially kicks into gear this Black Friday weekend, and there are many things people can do to keep safe before, during and after their purchases. As shoppers venture out this weekend and in the coming weeks, Capt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for Sikeston Department of Public Safety, said to think "out of sight, out of mind when shopping and storing items...
10 Things to Know for Today (11/24/15)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. RUSSIA CONFIRMS TURKEY SHOT DOWN WARPLANE Ankara says the jet violated its national airspace; Moscow denies the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies...
Man beaten, robbed at Cape motel after offer of sex (11/24/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A man, after allegedly being lured for sex with a woman to the Townhouse Inn in Cape Girardeau, was punched repeatedly in the face by another man, and his wallet was taken, according to a police report. Carlie K. McCauley, 24, of Du Quoin, Illinois, and Jeffrey T. Dancy, 32, of Sparta, Illinois, were arrested Nov. 16 after a traffic stop near the Townhouse Inn and were charged with second-degree robbery and felonious restraint...
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Who's the enemy?

Fact check: Five of the Paris terrorists were French citizens, according to police. One was a Belgium citizen. Maybe instead of worrying about people fleeing war in search of a better life, we should be worried about the enemy from within.

Name change

When did you change the name of this newspaper??? I thought it was the "Sikeston Standard DEMOCRAT"?? Not the Sikeston Standard Republican!

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