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Stories from Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Two arrested for burglary (05/02/07)
BENTON - Two Scott City men are charged with the burglary at SEMO Milling's plant. Tools and computers valued over $5,000 were reported stolen April 13 from the plant, which is located at the SEMO Port Authority, east of Scott City. After subsequent investigation by the Scott County Sheriff's Department, Jeremy Dale Wadle, 20, and John A. Killian, 21, were arrested on April 20. Charged with burglary and stealing, Class C felonies, bond is set at $7,500 each...
Building worries officials (05/02/07)
BENTON -- Scott County Commissioners have a new concern regarding a requested sponsorship for a Community Development Block Grant. Commissioners discussed during their regular meeting Tuesday the request from Bishop Charles Green of the Gloryland Community Development Corporation in Sikeston for the county to sponsor his CDBG application...
May Calendar Girl (05/02/07)
Amber Chadd is the Standard Democrat Calendar Girl for May. Chadd, a finalist in the Sikeston American Legion Miss Sikeston Contest, is the daughter of Debra and Jeff Baran. After graduation, she plans to attend Trend Setters to become a hair stylist...
Charleston approves '07-08 operating budget (05/02/07)
CHARLESTON -- The Charleston City Council approved the city's 2007-2008 operating budget during a special meeting April 24. The city's new fiscal year begins today and runs through April 30, 2008. Total revenues were projected at $2,974,910 with budgeted expenditures of $2,914,255 leaving an anticipated surplus of $60,654...
Matthews man named to commission (05/02/07)
JEFFERSON CITY - A Southeast Missouri man was selected to serve on the Missouri Ethanol and Other Renewable Fuels Commission Michael D. Geske, 56, of Matthews, was named Tuesday by Gov. Matt Blunt to serve on the committee which promotes the continued production of ethanol and fuel ethanol blends and the production and use of other renewable fuel sources in the state...
One arrested after standoff (05/02/07)
SIKESTON -- One man was arrested Tuesday after a report of a robbery led to a standoff on Shelby Street. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden, officers responded to a report of a robbery at 1310 Shelby St at 11:48 a.m. Tuesday. The report concerned an assault with a weapon with no apparent injuries...
Sikeston's Trevino wins district title (05/02/07)
FARMINGTON -- Sikeston's Dakota Trevino shot a 7-over-par 79 at the Eagle Lake Golf Course in Farmington Tuesday, winning the Class 3, District 1 Tournament. Along with Trevino, Bill Green also earned all-district honors shooting an 84, good enough for seventh place. But the talk of the day was Trevino...
Stifling Oran defense baffles Kelly (05/02/07)
BENTON -- The Oran Eagles dodged just enough bullets from the Kelly Hawks to pull out a 2-1 victory against the cross-county rival on Tuesday at Kelly High School. Oran took a 2-1 lead in the top of the third inning and managed to thwart four straight rallies by the Hawks over the next four innings with solid pitching and salty defense...
BassBusters hold first tournament of season (05/02/07)
KENTUCKY LAKE, Ky. -- The Bootheel BassBusters held their first tournament of the year on April 22nd on Kentucky Lake out of KenLake Marina. Charlie Wade won the tournament with two fish weighing 11 lbs. 10 oz. which included the day's Big Bass, a beautiful 7 lb. fish...
SHS netters ace Bearcats (05/02/07)
DEXTER -- The Sikeston Bulldog tennis team continued their winning ways Tuesday dispatching of Dexter 8-1 on the road. "We didn't play as well today as we have the past several matches," said Sikeston coach Brian James. "We've faced Dexter so many times between regular season matches and tournaments that we're probably tired of playing each other. ...
Strong first half key to Sikeston shutout (05/02/07)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team used an aggressive first half and strong defensive effort en route to a 2-0 win over the visiting Farmington Lady Knights Tuesday night. Sikeston was the aggressor in the first half, playing nearly the entire first half on Farmington's side of the field but managed only two goals, as many shots went high or just wide of the goal...
Gettin' in with the inked crowd (05/02/07)
As I was watching a basketball game the other evening I noticed how most of the basketball players had tattoos. And these weren't just any tattoos either. One had a tattoo that went from his neck down to, well, I couldn't see where it went down to but you get my meaning...
Milliard Leonard (05/02/07)
PORTAGEVILLE - Milliard Leonard, 68, died May 1, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Martha Mixon (05/02/07)
BERTRAND -- Martha Jean Mixon, 85, died April 28, 2007, at her daughter's home. Born Oct. 12, 1921, in Shuqualak, Miss., to the late James and Alice Lockett Brookshine, she had lived in Charleston since 1967. She was a member of International Deliverance Outreach Church in Chicago...
Nina Hodges (05/02/07)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Nina Hodges, 66, died May 1, 2007, at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Henry Covey (05/02/07)
SIKESTON - Henry William Covey, 95, died May 1, 2007, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home of Portageville.
Donald Kellett (05/02/07)
SIKESTON - Donald Kellett, 75, died May 1, 2007, at his office in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston.
Bobby Long (05/02/07)
MARSHALL - Bobby Joe Long, 66, died at 9:15 a.m. April 29, 2007, at Sweet Spring Hospital in Sweet Springs. Born Oct. 14, 1940, in Columbus, Ky., to the late Byoma and Addie May Wilson Long, he was a self-employed carpenter and a member of New Savannah Baptist Church...
Births (Published 5/2) (05/02/07)
SIKESTON - Susan Layton and David Wood are the parents of their first child, a son, born at 9:15 p.m. March 16, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Bryce Dawson Wood weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Gina and Eddie Williams...
Looking Back 5/2 (05/02/07)
SIKESTON - Mrs. Hansel Duncan entertained Sunday with a surprise potluck dinner in honor of the birth anniversary of her husband and her brother-in- law. ADVANCE - Hal Mark McDonald won first place at the high school gymnasium Friday night. McDonald played a piano solo. McDonald was invited to participate in the Mid-South Fair talent show at Memphis, Tenn., after winning first place in the Bernie talent show last month...
Tax dollars wasted on useless research (05/02/07)
OK, so let's say you are a learned professor at the Boston University School of Public Health. You have a wall filled with credentials and certificates and degrees. You are in a unique position to work on health issues that may eventually lead to medical breakthroughs. The subject matter is endless - cancer research, heart disease, childhood ailments, etc. Given a fistful of taxpayer grants and a virtually unlimited research budget, just what major health issue would you address?...
Your view: Approve SB364 (05/02/07)
The Future of Agriculture in Missouri American agricultural producers have long taken pride in their work, producing a safe, affordable food supply for our nation and the world. They have done this while making slim to no margins of profit, despite federal farm programs that critics call "welfare." I call it American food independence and security...
Speakout 5/2 (05/02/07)
We love you Bill Ferrell. Bill Ferrell is a good man. I have known him and his family for a long time. I understand completely what it feels like to be falsely accused. I have been there myself. I was so lucky to have family and friends that knew I couldn't do the things that they were saying I had done. ...