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Stories from Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Sikeston man murdered (09/08/09)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man has been charged with second degree murder following a Sunday evening stabbing which left one dead. Larry Joe Johnson, 57, of 322 Benton, was charged for second degree murder for knowingly causing the death of his brother, David Johnson by stabbing him in the neck with a knife, according to Scott County Prosecutor Paul Boyd...
Eye-catching (09/08/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Motorists and those strolling through downtown East Prairie have spent the last week admiring the newly installed 8-foot by 20-foot mural depicting, what residents say, is the true essence of their town. Lifelong East Prairie resident Lisa Brown said when she first saw the mural, she cried...
Car sales continuing after government program ends (09/08/09)
SIKESTON -- Cash for Clunkers is over, but local car dealers are hoping sales will continue. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
ATV theft ring is discovered (09/08/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The recovery of a stolen ATV has led law enforcement officers to several items stolen from Mississippi and Alabama. At 1:30 p.m. Saturday, the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office was asked to assist the Hayti Police in locating a stolen ATV...
Caruthersville man stabbed Sunday (09/08/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Charges are pending in a stabbing in Caruthersville. At 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Caruthersville Police officers were called to 12th and Ward streets following a report of a stabbing. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Portageville man hit by car, dies (09/08/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed late Saturday in New Madrid County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS salvages final game of Soccerfest (09/08/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team rounded out the Notre Dame Regional High School Soccer Invitational by splitting a pair of games over the weekend. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Softballfest (09/08/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldog softball team had a solid outing this weekend in the Notre Dame Regional High School Softballfest, winning three of their four games and earning fifth place honors. Sikeston (5-3) had an exciting start to the tournament on Friday, outlasting Oran 8-5 in a 12 inning slugfest, which finally ended on a Krystal Henson 3-run homer in the 12th...
Kelly runners fare well in Jackson (09/08/09)
JACKSON -- The Kelly Hawks cross country team had a good showing at the 50th Annual Cross Country Invitational meet held in Jackson City Park on Saturday. STEELE -- The Cooter Wildcats baseball team dropped two games over the weekend against Bernie and South Pemiscot...
Tony Murphy (09/08/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Anthony "Tony" Murphy, 54, died Sept. 4, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Armella McClain (09/08/09)
KELSO -- Armella Agatha McClain, 91, died Sept. 5, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Hazel Laster (09/08/09)
SIKESTON -- Hazel Maxine Laster, 76, died Sept. 5, 2009, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Sparkman (09/08/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- John L. Sparkman, 81, died Sept. 7, 2009, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.
Earlene Humphries (09/08/09)
BERNIE -- Earlene Humphries, 79, died Sept. 5, 2009. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Orville Grissom (09/08/09)
CLARKTON -- Orville Kenneth Grissom, 78, died Sept. 4, 2009, at the Gideon Care Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Billy Thurman (09/08/09)
NEW MADRID -- Billy Thurman, 64, died Sept. 6, 2009, at his home in New Madrid. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...