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Stories from Wednesday, November 19, 2003

Complaints of scams reported in the area (11/19/03)
BLOOMFIELD - Scam artists are at work in Stoddard County. According to Stoddard County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rick Cook, the office has received numerous complaints that citizens are receiving calls stating homeowners have won $100,000 through a Reader's Digest contest. However, the purported "winner" is instructed to send $2,400 for insurance...
Help is available for holiday cooks (11/19/03)
Leonna Heuring Standard Democrat SIKESTON -- Whether a first-time cook of a Thanksgiving turkey or a pro whose been in charge of the holiday bird for years, chefs may feel comfortable in knowing there's always a helping hand, just a phone call -- or click -- away during holiday food preparation time...
Federal dollars may mean new jobs (11/19/03)
BENTON - Federal highway dollars may mean more jobs in the county. Jim Schwaninger, county economic developer, advised Scott County commissioners during his update at the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday of a six-year federal highway bill recently approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee...
First look at Richland (11/19/03)
Richland's Marcus Weaver goes in for a layup in Tuesday's Gatorade Game at Richland High School. The intrasquad scrimmage gave Richland fans an early look at their team heading into the 2003-2004 season. The Rebels kick off the year Dec. 1 in the Oran Tournament...
SEMO Conference football records (11/19/03)
SEMO NORTH SEMO CENTRAL SEMO SOUTH Compiled by Lance Hanlin...
Sikeston Final Football Stats (11/19/03)
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Bill Skaggs (11/19/03)
KOKOMO, Ind. - Manuel W. "Bill" Skaggs, 74, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 7:50 p.m. Nov. 17, 2003, at Windsor Estates Healthcare. Born Oct. 18, 1929, in Biloxi, Miss., son of the late Manuel Lee and Sadie Walker Skaggs, he owned and operated a Shell service station in Miner, Mo., for many years and had been employed at the New Dawn State School in Sikeston before retiring. ...
Frank Stanley (11/19/03)
LONOKE, Ark. - Frank A. Stanley, 70, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 10:45 p.m. Nov. 17, 2003, at the University Hospital in Little Rock. Born Jan. 5, 1933, in Hayti, Mo., to Mildred Warren Stanley of Sikeston and the late Roy K. Stanley, he graduated with a master's degree in agronomy and served in the U.S. Air Force. He lived in Little Rock from 1980 until 1991 when he moved to Lonoke. A retired farmer, he ministered in a truck stop ministry at the Petro Truck Stop in Little Rock...
James Seay (11/19/03)
SIKESTON - James M. Seay, 59, died Nov. 18, 2003, at his home. Born Jan. 17, 1944, in East Prairie, son of the late William and Eula Jackson Seay, he was of the Nazarene belief. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had worked in the maintenance department for Bunny Bread...
Bernice Carter (11/19/03)
SIKESTON - Bernice M. Carter, 78, died at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 2003, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Born Nov. 27, 1924, in Canalou, daughter of the late Cliff and Lottie Ethyl Turner Dismuke, she was of the Baptist belief. Before her retirement, she had been a waitress for the Harris Drug Store Snack Bar and had also been employed by the Ramada Inn and Sikeston Convalescent Center...
Gladys Higgins (11/19/03)
LENEXA, Kan. - Gladys M. Higgins died Nov. 17, 2003, in Lenexa. She was born in Sikeston, Mo., and attended Southern Baptist Theological Seminary with her husband in Louisville, Ky. Mrs. Higgins served on several committees and graduated from the Womens Missionary Union (WMU) Training School. ...
Looking Back 11/19 (11/19/03)
SIKESTON - A census report by T.E. Stallings, special agent for the Bureau of Census, shows that ginning in Scott County is behind that of last year. It is shown that 11,860 bales of cotton were ginned in the county from the crop of 1943 prior to Nov. 1...
Christmas Campaign narrows its focus (11/19/03)
Just to assure there is no misunderstanding, the Standard Democrat will again sponsor the annual Community Christmas Campaign this year but in a smaller version and with much greater accountability. As some may recall, we have discussed the annual holiday campaign for months now and involved several community leaders in those discussions. The general tone is that far too many people take advantage of not just this program but a wide array of other worthwhile programs...
Speakout 11/19 (11/19/03)
I am concerned about our Sikeston car buyers. You must be made aware of the used car you purchased. I went to a Sikeston used car dealer and was almost ripped off. I called Jefferson City and was told that I have 60 days to return a no-good vehicle. ...