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Stories from Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Local organizations receive grant money (07/22/08)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The Children's Trust Fund Board of Directors awarded over $1.2 million for fiscal year 2009 in grants to 60 community-based organizations, including several in Southeast Missouri, for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The funded prevention grants focus on home visitation and parent education, including safe crib and mentoring programs that help pregnant and parenting teens by providing education, resources and support...
Sikeston man has been fan of Caped Crusader for many years (07/22/08)
By Scott Welton scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Batman is back. As far as Brett Williams, 40, of Sikeston is concerned he never left. "Most people know me as 'Batman;' they don't know my real name," Williams said. "That's my moniker, my nickname."...
Former area resident helps improve military's networking challenges (07/22/08)
By Leonna Heuring leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Marianne Lumsden always knew she wanted to work in communications, but little did the former Southeast Missouri resident know, one day she'd be involved in helping speed up military communication in a war zone...
Police stop suicide attempt Monday (07/22/08)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Police were able to stop a suicide attempt Monday afternoon. At 1 p.m. Monday, Caruthersville Police Officers were dispatched to Reynolds Park to investigate a suicide attempt. According to a news release, a 50-year-old man had stated he was going to jump into the river...
Ice cream social going 'Back to the '50s' (07/22/08)
By Michelle Felter michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Historic Midtown Development Group is calling for anyone with a special spot in their heart for the 1950s, who likes old cars or just wants some free ice cream to be a part of some special events planned for this weekend...
Bootheel residents sentenced Monday (07/22/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A New Madrid County man was sentenced to federal prison on a meth charge. Richard Dale Mullins, 24, of Portageville was sentenced Monday to 151 months in prison on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and ordered to forfeit $2,440 in drug proceeds. Upon release from prison, Mullins will be placed on supervised release for a period of three years...
Upcoming events 7-22 (07/22/08)
TUESDAY American Legion Baseball Zone Tournament at Jackson Scott County at Jackson, 5 p.m. WednesDAY American Legion Baseball Zone Tournament at Jackson, TBA thursDAY American Legion Baseball Zone Tournament at Jackson, TBA FRIDAY American Legion Baseball...
Squirrels repeat as state champs (07/22/08)
Staff Reports sd_sports @yahoo.com FRANKCLAY -- The Charleston Fighting Squirrels repeated as state champions Monday, defeating MABA Pirates 14-3. The Squirrels' Steven Dooley pitched a two-hitter and struck out a whopping 17 hitters in the contest...
Doatsie Headlee (07/22/08)
SIKESTON -- Mary "Doatsie" Headlee, 64, died at 11:55 p.m. July 20, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Dec. 29, 1943, in Sikeston, to the late James E. and Martha Melinda Oliver Hodges, she was a 1961 Sikeston High School graduate, a housewife and of the Protestant belief...
Catherine Howard (07/22/08)
SIKESTON -- Catherine Ann Howard, age 71 of Sikeston, died on Friday, July 18, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born on Jan. 8, 1937, in Charleston, Mo., to the late Roy A. and Thelma A. Atteberry Bess. She was a self-employed artist and a member of Hunter Memorial Presbyterian Church of Sikeston. She married Ron Howard on Oct. 20, 2007, in Sikeston, and he survives of the home...
Shirley Newman (07/22/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services conducted Monday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel for Shirley Jean Newman, 67, who died on July 18, 2008, were: Anthony Newman, Brandon Cobb, Eric Pfeffer, Colby Diebold, Cory Diebold and Chris Diebold.
Cletus Carr (07/22/08)
MARSHFIELD, Mass. -- Cletus Anthony "Clete" Carr, Lt. Col.(ret.), of Marshfield, died July l2, 2008 at home with family after a lengthy illness. He was born in Charleston, Mo., son of the late Thomas Wellington and Agnes (Kettle) Carr. He was the loving husband of Margaret "Mickey" (Adamson) Carr with whom he recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary...
Looking Back 7-22 (07/22/08)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Sconyers announced the arrival of a daughter born this morning at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. CHARLESTON - Janis Baker, who will become the bride of Harry A. Gilts III of Charleston on Aug. 16, was the guest at a bridal shower July 15 in the youth fellowship hall of the First Church of God...
Speakout 7-22 (07/22/08)
To my dear fellow citizens of Sikeston, It has been brought to my attention in the past five or so years that we have a very serious problem. Our police "force" - Sikeston DPS has been bullying and harassing us law abiding people. This is not hearsay, nor slander, but 100 percent honest fact. ...