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Stories from Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Man is charged in death of wife (09/30/08)
NEW MADRID - A Portageville man will be arraigned today on murder charges in connection with the death of his wife. Jon Patrick Ellington, 39, is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action for the death of his wife, Carolyn Sue Ellington, 48. He is being held in the New Madrid County Jail in lieu of $1 million bond...
Train noise is discussed (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston City Council members are hoping residents will sound off on a proposed quiet zone. "The city has the opportunity to establish what the railroad calls a quiet zone through town,"said John Chittenden of Waters Engineering. Chittenden presented information on what it would take to establish the quiet zone during the special meeting City Council meeting Monday morning...
Traffic stops lead to two arrests (09/30/08)
NEW MADRID - Two traffic stops by the Missouri Highway Patrol led to the arrests of individuals on drug trafficking charges. At approximately 12:50 a.m. Saturday, a member of the Missouri State Highway Patrol stopped a northbound vehicle on Interstate 55 in New Madrid County for traffic violations...
Everyone loves a parade (09/30/08)
The Standard Democrat was on the scene Saturday morning at the Cotton Carnival parade. Photos from the event can be found in our photo gallery. You can also click on the following link to be directed to the gallery: http://www.standard-democrat.com/gallery......
Lady Bulldogs slide past Scott City, 5-1 (09/30/08)
SCOTT CITY -- With just a handful of games left in the season before districts, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs got their district run started in the right direction with a win over the Scott City Lady Rams in a 5-1 game on Monday. "That's what we keep focusing on," Sikeston head coach Tiffany King said. "We still have games this week but, games make the best practice. This week will really get us ready for district's and this is a nice win. We just want to continue throughout the week."...
Bulldog JV gets win over Blackcats (09/30/08)
SIKESTON-- The Sikeston Bulldogs junior varsity football team soundly defeated the Fredericktown Blackcats junior varsity 48-0 Monday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium in Sikeston. Quarterback Sam Erwin had an active night, running for two touchdowns and passing for two for a total of four...
Kelly unable to solve Notre Dame pitching (09/30/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs improved to 19-0 on the season Monday evening as they defeated the visiting Kelly Lady Hawks by a score of 6-0. The Lady Hawks really couldn't get things going against Notre Dame hurler Erika Reinagel as she held the visitors to just one hit while racking up 14 strikeouts. She also walked three in the victory...
Sikeston volleyball earns win against Bluejays (09/30/08)
CHARLESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs picked up another win on the volleyball court Monday evening as they defeated the Charleston Lady Bluejays 25-14 and 25-14. Sikeston finished the contest with 17 aces total. Leading the way in the stat column for the Lady Bulldogs was Asia Liggins with five kills, four aces and six digs, Madeline Davis with three kills, six aces, five digs and two blocks and Keyarra Blissett had three kills and three aces. Mandy Moore also had 11 digs in the victory...
LaVern Graham (09/30/08)
CHAFFEE -- LaVern Graham, 77, died at 9:10 p.m. Sept. 28, 2008, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 10, 1931, at Zalma, to the late Elbert Eugene and Grace Marie Shell Wilkinson, she was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church in Chaffee...
Dorothy Stout (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Dorothy Stout, 73, died Sept. 28, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center. Born Nov. 5, 1934, in Matthews, daughter of the late Clyde and Ella Houser Scott, she was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Miner. On Aug. 29, 1959, at Farrenburg, she married Allyn Stout who survives of the home...
Edith Kellick (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Edith Dickerson Kellick, 91, who died on Sept. 27, 2008, were: Mike Bartlett, Charles Payne, Jim Godwin and Tim Godwin.
Geraldine Burnett (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Geraldine Burnett, 73, died Sept. 29, 2008, at her home in Sikeston. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Opal Greer (09/30/08)
LAKE ST. LOUIS -- Opal Fleming Greer, 95, formerly of Sikeston, died Sept. 29, 2008, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. Born March 12, 1913, in East Prairie, to the late Arch and Rhoda Gore Fleming, she and her husband were involved in farming in Mississippi County for many years before moving to Sikeston, where she worked for Knights Dept. ...
Paula Evans (09/30/08)
SIKESTON -- Paula Gay Evans, 80, died Sept. 29, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 16, 1927, in Charleston, daughter of the late Roy A. and Mozelle Howle Bess, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston and had worked for the SEMO Motor Company in Sikeston before retiring...
David Burns (09/30/08)
COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- David Thomas Burns, 59, passed away Sept. 29, 2008, at home following a two-year battle with cancer. Dave was born on Dec. 30, 1948, in Memphis, to parents Rice P. Burns Sr. and Jacqueline J. Burns. He is survived by his wife of over 37 years, Becky Wagner Burns; children, Molly Jo and Andrew Watkins, D.J. ...
Bud Lynxwiler (09/30/08)
DEXTER -- William David "Bud" Lynxwiler, 63, died Sept. 28, 2008, at his home. Born May 12, 1945, in Doniphan, son of the late Sylvester and Jewell Vance Lynxwiler, he was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, VFW and the American Legion...
Looking Back 9-30 (09/30/08)
SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Lewis of Sikeston are parents of a daughter born Sept. 20. SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Goode of Sikeston are parents of twin girls born yesterday. SIKESTON - Sikeston shoe workers voted unanimously to accept a new contract between the International Shoe Co. and the United Shoe Workers of America in a meeting last night at the union hall there...
Your View: Too risky (09/30/08)
In the US, voters are seduced into casting ballots for candidates who are not bound to principles, or programs except rhetorically. And, too many times not even then. Some Republicans (Lincoln Chaffee, Olympia Snowe, etc.) are more socialist minded than some Democrats. ...
SpeakOut 9-30 (09/30/08)
The only thing that the Bush Administration was ever interested in regulating was our sexual behavior and reproductive choices. They didn't want to regulate the financial institutions and Wall Street, and look what it cost us, one trillion dollars. Republicans need to get out of our bedrooms and into the boardrooms...