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Stories from Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Arrest made after high speed vehicle chase (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety made an arrest after a high speed vehicle pursuit north of Miner Tuesday evening. According to radio traffic, the chase apparently proceeded east on Highway HH before ending on a county road near Rainbow Lake...
Health screenings (11/19/08)
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Enhanced Enterprise Zone is enlarged (11/19/08)
BENTON -- Spring flooding will mean a larger Enhanced Enterprise Zone for Scott County. Joel Evans, county developer, updated county commissioners during their regular meeting Tuesday on his efforts to establish the county's Enhanced Enterprise Zone...
Residents are encouraged to review hazards, safety rules of winter weather (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- If local residents have forgotten how nasty Old Man Winter can be, they just need to think back to February when ice storms caused power outages and wreaked havoc on roadways for days in some areas. To prepare for what the upcoming winter season may bring, local, state and federal agencies have designated today as Winter Weather Awareness Day. Residents are encouraged to to review the hazards and safety rules of winter weather...
Local man pleads guilty to federal charges (11/19/08)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Scott County man has pled guilty to federal charges pertaining to counterfeiting. Lazingo D. Washington, 20, Scott County entered a plea of guilty to two felony counts of dealing in counterfeit obligations. Washington now faces a maximum of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, or both imprisonment and fine on both counts. Sentencing is set for 10 a.m. Feb. 17 in Cape Girardeau...
No primary needed in local elections (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Municipal elections in Sikeston and Charleston -- including the race to be Sikeston's next mayor -- will be decided April 7 without a primary election. Running in a two-way race for mayor in Sikeston are Mike Bohannon, who is currently serving in one of the city's two at-large Council seats, and Jerry Pullen, who currently represents Ward 1 on the City Council...
Long has Bulldog soccer headed in right direction (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston soccer is moving forward in leaps and bounds these days, thanks in part to varsity head coach Derrick Long and his coaching staff. Long has been the steering the ship of Bulldog soccer since 1998 and this season reached the century mark in wins...
Beard playing well for Tigers (11/19/08)
TRENTON -- Sikeston-native Julian Beard scored a game-high 27 points on Saturday in Marshalltown Community College's win over North Central Missouri College 94-88 in the NCMC Classic. Beard, a sophomore for the Tigers (5-1), had five 3-pointers in the opening half but MCC trailed 52-47 at halftime...
Sports desk gets odd with no games (11/19/08)
Okay, with a few slow, dreary weeks at the sports desk, I'm going to clue you in on things you may want to know as the Christmas season comes into play. We've been randomly blabbing about a little bit of everything at the SD, and Tuesday evening's conversation just topped it off...
Loleta White (11/19/08)
CHAFFEE -- Loleta Virginia White, 90, died Nov. 18, 2008, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Born July 5, 1918, in Randles, daughter of Floyd Dee and Beulah Spain Blue, she retired from Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee, where she was seamstress. She was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church in Cape Girardeau and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 48 in Chaffee...
Doris Warren (11/19/08)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Doris Warren, 85, died Nov. 18, 2008, at her home. Born Jan. 22, 1923, at Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Nora A. Merritt and Aaron Briggs Ward. A 1941 graduate of Portageville High School, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Portageville and the Eastern Star...
Dorothy Spears (11/19/08)
PIEDMONT -- Dorothy Leona Spears, 84, formerly of Dexter, died Nov. 18, 2008, at the Clark's Mountain Nursing Center in Piedmont. Born Feb. 24, 1924, in Biggers, Ark., to the late Issac Perryman and Barbara Jane Trippt Perryman, she was a member of the New Bethel Church in Dexter and a homemaker...
Roland Appleton (11/19/08)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Tuesday at the Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter for Roland Glenn Appleton, 47, who died on Nov. 15, 2008, were: Cletus Patterson Jr., Ronnie Patterson Jr., Jason Burton, Kenny Allen, Chris Estes, Michael Gene Patterson and Jeff Gonzales...
Willie Savage Jr. (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Willie Savage Jr., 58, died Nov. 15, 2008, at the Clearview Nursing Center. Born March 13, 1950, in West Memphis, Ark., to the late Willie and Mary Mitchell Savage, he had lived for over 50 years in Sikeston where he was employed as a truck driver and for the Sikeston Public Schools. He was a member of the Green Memorial Church of God in Christ where he served in many capacities...
Claud Cribbs (11/19/08)
LILBOURN -- Claud V. Cribbs, 92, died Nov. 18, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 11, 1916, in Paragould, Ark., son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Ligget) Cribbs, he was a retired employee of Taylor Gravel Company in Caruthersville...
Patricia Hon (11/19/08)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers at services conducted today for Patricia Leeann Hon, 54, who died Nov. 14, 2008, were: Perry Hubbert, Jerely Kirkpatrick, Kris Irwin, Heath Tucker, Michael Hubbert and Randy Gilliland.
Dale Duncan (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Houston Dale Duncan, 64, died at 9:50 p.m. Nov. 18, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Jerry Taylor (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- Jerry Taylor, 56, died at 8:32 a.m. Nov. 18, 2008, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 23, 1952, in Sikeston, to Ervin E. Taylor of Sikeston and the late Arline Shelly Taylor, he was an EMT for Missouri Delta Medical Center. He also worked in the medical and technology field for ESI and was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston...
John Tharp (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- John B. Tharp, 74, died Nov. 15, 2008, in Ellington. Born Jan. 21, 1934, in Nady, Ark., to the late John Henry and Oda Lucas Mitchell Tharp, he formerly attended the General Baptist Church in Bertrand. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served in the Korean War...
Howard Gates (11/19/08)
HOWARDVILLE -- Howard Gates, 79, died Nov. 16, 2008, at the Hunter Acres Caring Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 22, 1929, in Vardaman, Miss., to the late Dave and Eula Ezell Gates, he had been a farmer. Survivors include: four sons and a daughter-in-law, Wavie C. ...
J.L. Brock (11/19/08)
SIKESTON -- James L. "J.L." Brock, 92, died at 4 a.m. Nov. 17, 2008, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Feb. 19, 1916 in Libertyville, he was the son of the late Frank and Della Porter Brock. Prior to moving to Sikeston in 1983, he had lived for 30 years in Charleston where he was a member of the Church of the Nazarene and was supervisor of Charleston City Water Works until his retirement in 1981...
Looking Back 11-19 (11/19/08)
SIKESTON - Fire destroyed a two-story frame apartment building at 421 Harris St. last night, causing an estimated $20,000 in damage and chasing six families out into the driving rain. SIKESTON - Michael Wayne Wood, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Wood, celebrated his fifth birthday with a party at his home...
I could be her parting shot (11/19/08)
There is an epidemic sweeping through the office of the Standard Democrat. While not the Bubonic Plague, it is something that can be just as deadly, especially for me...
Reality of curtailed Christmas spending (11/19/08)
With the frazzled American economy still dominating the headlines, it's no wonder there is much attention being focused on the Christmas selling season currently under way. The truth is if you pay attention to retailers, the Christmas selling season has been under way since before Halloween as has been the trend in recent years...
SpeakOut 11-19 (11/19/08)
I agree with the caller who said God does not mess up. That's why He chose Barack. Please tell me what does a person need to do in the city of Miner to keep the music in a bar at a lower level of sound? Numerous people are being affected by this every weekend and the problem remains a problem. ...