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Stories from Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Council approves light signal tax (03/28/06)
SIKESTON -- Revenue from businesses located in the strip mall behind Walgreens will pay for the Lake Street traffic signal without help from the chain pharmacy. A bill creating a Transportation Development District at the North Main and Malone TIF District was approved during the special Sikeston City Council meeting Monday...
Weapons found from arson-burglary (03/28/06)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Investigators recovered two weapons taken in an arson- burglary and more items are expected to be recovered. Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell said investigators found two of the three weapons stolen from the Martin residence in the early morning hours of March 7. The weapons were found Monday in a house located on County Highway 489, near Steele...
Libraries planning week-long book sales (03/28/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Senior High School library and Sikeston Public Library are teaming up to do a little spring cleaning. And in the process, they're making room for new titles on their respective book shelves and giving local readers a chance to purchase an assortment of publications...
Lady Bulldogs shock Notre Dame in soccer (03/28/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- On the same field they lost their first three games of the season, the unfazed Sikeston Lady Bulldogs bounced back with, arguably, the biggest win in the five-year history of the program. Sikeston edged perennial district powerhouse Notre Dame 1-0 at Notre Dame Regional High School on Monday evening...
Sikeston golfers take eighth in Notre Dame invitational (03/28/06)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston golf team finished eighth in the 16-team Notre Dame Invitational Tournament at Bent Creek Golf Course Monday. The course belonged to Poplar Bluff, Cape and Jackson who finished 1, 2 and 3 respectively while capturing all of the medalist awards too...
SHS tracksters open today (03/28/06)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldog track and field team will open its season today in a dual with Cape Central at SPS Stadium at 4 p.m. The Sikeston boys track team, perennially one of the top Class 3 teams in the state, have some tough athletes to replace, including state champion hurdler Tyler Woodson and all-state jumper Felante Larry...
Paul Montgomery (03/28/06)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rev. Paul E. Montgomery, 73, died March 25, 2006, at Liberty Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born Nov. 29, 1932, in Gideon, Mo., son of the late John Silas and Charity Mae Kiefer Montgomery, he was a retired minister, member of the Shamrock Drive Baptist Church, taught first and second grade Sunday school for 17 years, and had served as pastor for the Black River General Baptist Church in Broseley, Mo. ...
Linda Garner (03/28/06)
CEDAR PARK, Texas - Linda Louise Garner, 55, died at 7 p.m. March 25, 2006, at the Seton Medical Center in Austin. Born Sept. 24, 1950, in Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of Thomas L. Hawkins of Austin and Johnnie Dale Hawkins of Pflugerville, she was a former member of the Morehouse, Mo., First General Baptist Church and was in human resources for the Accent Food Services of Austin...
Glen Hupp (03/28/06)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - Glen Hupp, 72, died March 27, 2006, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.
David Noyes (03/28/06)
SIKESTON - David Oliver Noyes, 75, died at 5:21 p.m. March 27, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with the McMikle Funeral Home of Charleston.
Richard Greene (03/28/06)
DEXTER -- Richard Greene, 39, died March 28, 2006, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service in Dexter.
Births (Published 3/28) (03/28/06)
CHARLESTON - Stephanie and Donald Cruse are the parents of their first child, a daughter, born at 2:49 p.m. Feb. 21, 2006, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Cheyanne Nicole Cruse weighed 9 pounds and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Leslie Tonkin and Thomas Monan Jr...
Looking Back 3/28 (03/28/06)
SIKESTON - As soon as permission can be obtained and materials are available, the Southeast Motor Co., a newly organized corporation, plans to erect a $30,000 garage display room building on Highway 61 north, according to Fred May, head of the concern...
Television can be a drain on the brain (03/28/06)
It's all Oprah's fault. Well not exactly, but you certainly could draw that conclusion. A new study out this week says that older women who watch soap operas or television talk shows are substantially more prone to memory loss and loss of attention skills. And the study doesn't just show a slight difference; it's a major difference in the brain drain...
Your view: A sarcasm fan (03/28/06)
I live and work in Cape Girardeau. I recently started reading the Standard Democrat online. I have to say my absolute favorite part of the paper is David Jenkins column. He is very funny and I get a good chuckle out of every one of his stories and most of the time he is exactly right, which is what makes it so funny to begin with! I just wanted to let him know that his column is enjoyed very much...
Speakout 3/28 (03/28/06)
This is to anybody who agrees with the noise ordinance law. I think it is ridiculous that we are denied our right of freedom of expression. I consider the rights of people in residential areas. I too value peace and quiet and sleep as well. I also value my music. ...