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Stories from Wednesday, November 3, 2004

Mississippi County: Lucas wins only contested race (11/03/04)
CHARLESTON - Martin Lucas, Democrat, will serve another term as second district county commissioner after winning the only contested county-level race in Mississippi County. Lucas received 1,629 votes according to unofficial results and Republican Stanley Hubbard pulled in 850...
Scott County: Walter chosen as new sheriff (11/03/04)
BENTON -- There's a new sheriff in town - and his name is Rick Walter. On Tuesday voters in Scott County elected Walter, a Democrat, as the sheriff during the general election. Walter edged out Republican Wes Drury, 9,246 votes to 8,054 votes. Following the tight race, Walter admitted he was actually speechless...
New Madrid County: Voters re-elect Pardon (11/03/04)
NEW MADRID - New Madrid County voters decided to stay with the incumbent, re-electing Nancy Goodman Pardon as their public administrator. Pardon, a Democrat, easily won the only contested countywide race on Tuesday's ballot defeating Republican Gary Henson by a vote of 5,084 to 2,521...
Calendar girl (11/03/04)
Amber Coffey, daughter of Paul and Valerie Causey and the late Steven Coffey, is the Standard Democrat's Calendar Girl for November. Miss Coffey , the 2004 Miss Sikeston winner, plans to attend the University of Missouri and major in law.
Cox takes angler of the year for second straight season (11/03/04)
LAKE GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. -- The Bootheel BassBusters held their final tournament of the year on October 22nd and 23rd on Lake Guntersville in Alabama. Leven Cox captured the top honors with a two-day total of 23 lbs. 14 oz. Ty Garrett was second with 19 lbs. 6 oz., and Stan Pace was third with 14 lbs. 5 oz...
'Jays, Rams to battle for Distict (11/03/04)
CHARLESTON -- Uncanny similarities exist between the two teams, Charleston and Scott City, competing for the Class 2, District 2 football championship on Thursday. "From a defensive standpoint, I know how hard it is to prepare for us," said Scott City coach Terry Flannigan, in his first year back at the school he led to the '98 championship, "and we've got to turn around and prepare for a team that is very similar."...
Glastetter, Ruff qualify for state in cross country (11/03/04)
BENTON -- Kelly cross country runners Michael Glastetter and Sarah Ruff qualified for the Class 2 Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) meet, to be held at Jefferson City on Saturday. Glastetter, a senior, placed 13th (18:58) in the boys division at the District 1 meet at Jefferson Barracks on Saturday, while the freshman Ruff finished seventh (21:34) in the girls division...
Births (Published 11/3) (11/03/04)
CHARLESTON - Bobby and Denise Burke are the parents of their second child, first daughter, born at 4:46 a.m. Sept. 29, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Brooklyn Joe Burke weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20-inches long. Mrs. Burke, daughter of Sandra Jones and Albert Jones, is employed by Wendy's...
Looking Back 11/3 (11/03/04)
SIKESTON - Paul D. Higgins, son of Mrs. Mack Higgins of Sikeston, was ordained as a Baptist minister in a special ceremony at the First Baptist Church of Sikeston on Sunday. SIKESTON - Miss Phyllis Ann Simmons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Simmons, is attending Draughon's Business College in Memphis, Tenn. She was a 1964 graduate of Sikeston Senior High School of which she was an active member...
U.S. election shows democracy works (11/03/04)
In the end, it was moral values that determined the national election Tuesday, or at least that's the read from the national pundits who follow such things. The economy, the war in Iraq and terrorism were all factors. But it was the bedrock division of moral values that ultimately decided the outcome...
Speakout 11/3 (11/03/04)
I've noticed that it's OK for local media to report alleged sexual goings on between students and teachers, and rightly so. It should be that way. But when other school officials in other towns have consensual adult sex, mind you, those are two different things, and having adult consensual sex does not warrant charges against an individual, mind you. ...