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Stories from Thursday, May 7, 2009

Exotic weapons to be on display (05/07/09)
SIKESTON -- Why would someone want a machine gun? Well for one thing, they can be fun when used responsibly. The safe recreational use of fully automatic firearms and other class 3 weaponry is the focus of the annual Jungle Walk scheduled to begin at noon Saturday on Scott Matthews' farmland just south of Sikeston...
Two are jailed for vehicular assault (05/07/09)
SIKESTON -- Two men are awaiting arraignment in Scott County Associate Circuit Court after they allegedly struck a pedestrian with their vehicle and attempted to rob him. Arrested were: Christopher Wayne Roper, 18, of Dexter, and Justin Patterson, 17, of Sikeston. Roper and Patterson each received a $100,000 cash or surety bond for first degree assault, first degree robbery and armed criminal action...
Big sixth propels SHS (05/07/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs used a seven-run sixth inning on Wednesday afternoon to escape the East Prairie Eagles, notching a victory by a final score of 8-6. Both clubs had one run heading into the sixth inning, but it was the Bulldogs who managed a few more runs than their visiting opponent to hold on for the win...
Sikeston netters drop pair of matches (05/07/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston tennis team fell to Carbondale on Wednesday afternoon by a score of 8-1. DEXTER -- The Dexter tennis team completed a clean sweep over the visiting Sikeston Bulldogs on Tuesday defeating their opponent 9-0. SIKESTON -- The Sikeston junior high track team had a strong showing in their SEMO Conference junior high track meet on Wednesday with the boy's squad finishing second and the girls finishing third...
Robert Jordan (05/07/09)
NEW MADRID -- Robert Glen Jordan, 55, died May 5, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in New Madrid. 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...
Arletta Jacob (05/07/09)
BERTRAND -- Arletta Delores Jacob, 86, died May 5, 2009 at the Bertrand Retirement Center. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Willie Shipman (05/07/09)
DEXTER -- Willie Andrew Shipman, 89, died May 6, 2009, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter. 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...
Esther Williams (05/07/09)
SIKESTON -- Esther O. Williams, 91, of Sikeston, died May 6, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Regina Walker (05/07/09)
BERTRAND - Regina E. Sands Walker, 78, died April 5, 2009, at the Bertrand Retirement Center. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bo Patterson (05/07/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers for services conducted Tuesday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel for Terry Lynn "Bo" Patterson, 44, who died May 1, 2009, were: David Westmorland, Cotton Williamson, Lance Sanders, James Vaughn, Scott Hillis, Dale Sanders, Slick Woopers and Mike Gisi...
Martha Davis (05/07/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Martha Davis, 75, died at 5:35 a.m. May 7, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.