[Nameplate] Fog/Mist ~ 56°F  
High: 86°F ~ Low: 54°F
Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Stories from Sunday, March 29, 2009

Four arrested on drug charges in Scott County (03/29/09)
BENTON -- Four Scott County residents were arrested recently on drug-related charges in separate incidents. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
...
Charity event samples food from local food, beverage businesses (03/29/09)
SIKESTON -- Despite showing growth in public attendance last year, event organizers and participating businesses say there are many more people who still aren't aware of the upcoming "Taste of Sikeston and Southeast Missouri." The third annual charity event, which benefits the American Cancer Society, will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 9 at the National Guard Armory in Sikeston...
Book about Reiss Dairy to be released (03/29/09)
SIKESTON -- From reason to rhyme, an Illinois man's book presents the history of a Sikeston dairy. "Reiss Dairy" by Stephen W. Reiss of Dunlap, Ill., slated for release by Author House in about a month, tells the story of how the Sikeston dairy was established as well as how it came to begin printing poems on the back of its bottles -- bottles that are now prized by collectors...
Sikeston man jailed for stealing, burglary (03/29/09)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man is being held in the Scott County Jail on burglary and stealing charges. Jason F. Roach, 35, has been charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of felony stealing and endangering the welfare of a child, according to a Friday news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter...
Lady Pirates slip past SHS (03/29/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs soccer team feel to a record of 1-2 Friday, as they were downed 2-1 by the Lady Pirates of Perryville in the second round of the Noon Optimist Girls Soccer Tournament in Cape Girardeau. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Coaches release all-state teams (03/29/09)
COLUMBIA -- The postseason basketball honors have begun with Missouri Basketball Coaches Association recently releasing their all-state list for the 2008-2009 season. Sikeston's Michael Porter was named to the MBCA Class 4 All-State team for the third straight time. Porter, who averaged 21.3 points per game and pulled down 8.4 rebounds per game for the 24-4 Bulldogs, leaves as the all-time leading scorer in Sikeston history...
Charleston more focused, pound Red Devils (03/29/09)
CHARLESTON -- A very determined and aggressive Charleston Bluejays team showed a different side of themselves on Friday afternoon. Hustling in and out of the dugout, running out groundballs and being a little more focused on the task at hand worked in favor of the Bluejays in their five inning 13-0 win over the visiting Chaffee Red Devils...
Pat Curry (03/29/09)
SIKESTON -- Pat Curry, 62, died March 25, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Edwards (03/29/09)
SIKESTON -- John "J.D." Douglas Edwards, 66, died March 18, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Pauline May (03/29/09)
LAKE PLACID, Fla. -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico, Mo., for Pauline May, 95, who died March 22, 2009, were: Rod May, David May, Daniel May, Douglas May, Randy May and Kevin May.
Vestie Smith (03/29/09)
CHARLESTON -- Vestie Nesby Smith, 72, died March 25, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home of Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dollie Dye (03/29/09)
BERNIE -- Dollie Dye, 96, died March 26, 2009, at the Malden Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Odis James (03/29/09)
SIKESTON -- Odis James, 86, died March 27, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home.
Jerry Jennings (03/29/09)
MARSTON -- Jerry P. Jennings, 65, died March 23, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Howardville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jane Brunet (03/29/09)
OVIEDO, Fla. -- Martha (Jane) Marshall Brunet, 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 26, 2009, in Winter Park, Fla. Funeral arrangements are with the Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home in Oviedo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rosilee Wilson (03/29/09)
DEXTER -- Rosilee Jordan Wilson, 70, died March 26, 2009, at Cypress Point Health Care in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Herbert Bird (03/29/09)
SIKESTON -- Herbert Bird, 80, died March 28, 2009, at Heartland Care Rehab Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.