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Stories from Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Teen is linked to theft ring (08/19/09)
SIKESTON -- The arrest of a 17-year-old Sikeston resident may be the key to solving a string of local burglaries and vehicle thefts. Dylan Martin is charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of vehicle theft and two counts of stealing from a motor vehicle. He is being held in the Scott County Jail with bond set at $25,000 cash only...
Morehouse fire (08/19/09)
Smoke was spotted coming from the former parsonage of the Morehouse Rauch Spence Memorial United Methodist Church about 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Morehouse Fire Department along with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to the fire at the residence, which was being rented by Laura Myers. No one was home at the time the fire began, however, fire personnel were able to free a dog trapped inside. No injuries were reported. Further details were not available as of press time...
Maevers is honored as Retiree of the Year (08/19/09)
SIKESTON -- Mary Ann Maevers said she can't believe she was chosen as the 2009 Missouri Retired Teachers Association Distinguished Retiree of the Year. "Of all the people in Missouri they could've picked, I'm sure they could've found someone more deserving," the former Sikeston R-6 teacher said...
Tuesday accident (08/19/09)
Workers prepare to tow a car after an accident Tuesday afternoon. The accident took place on East Malone Ave. around 5:30 p.m. when a car hit a light pole. No further information was available at press time.
Sikeston looking to build on '08 season (08/19/09)
SIKESTON-- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team will look to capitalize on a successful outing last season as they gear up for this year. The Lady Bulldogs recorded 15 wins last season, including their first win in the district tournament in five years...
Lady Hawks seek another trip to finals (08/19/09)
BENTON -- The Kelly Lady Hawks softball team has made a name for themselves year after year on the diamond, repeatedly making trips to the state playoffs. In the 2009 season, head coach Rhonda Ratledge has a young squad to guide as the season gets under way on Monday against East Carter...
Oran returns good deal of experience (08/19/09)
ORAN -- The Oran Lady Eagles are looking to go just as far as they did last season; if not farther. Last season, the Lady Eagles made numerous trips back-and-forth to Springfield on account of rain delays and postponements. Despite the long journeys on the highway, Oran is hoping the experience will carry over into the upcoming season...
Chaffee looking to fill in holes (08/19/09)
East Prairie to field young team in '09 (08/19/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Heading into the 2009 softball season, the East Prairie squad has a long road to travel to reach the top of their district before the end of the season. For starters, head coach Steve Stokes is in search of a starting pitcher after losing his one-two punch from just a year ago...
Melvina Clay (08/19/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Melvina Clay, 93, died Aug. 14, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Nancy Sumner (08/19/09)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for graveside services conducted Tuesday at Garden of Memories Cemetery for Nancy Sumner, 64 of Sikeston, who died Aug. 14, 2009, were: Jeremy Clark, Jim Underwood, Ron Underwood, B.J. Thompson, Chris Porter and Greg Clark. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements...
Mayo C. Larance (08/19/09)
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Mayo C. Larance, ("Larry" to friends and family), passed away on Aug. 14, 2009, in Fort Collins. Funeral arrangements are with the Bohlender Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic editio...
Robert Devau (08/19/09)
DEXTER -- Robert Deveau, 26, died Aug. 18, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Emma Chamberlain (08/19/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Emma Jane Chamberlain, 72, died Aug. 17, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ruby King (08/19/09)
FAIRFIELD, Iowa -- Ruby Jane King, 80, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug. 17, 2009, at Jefferson County Health Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Behner Funeral Home and Crematory. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...