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Stories from Sunday, September 13, 2009

Twiggs nabbed in Sikeston (09/13/09)
SIKESTON -- A fugitive involved in a high-speed chase to Scott City on Aug. 28 was arrested Friday near the Sikeston Bootheel Rodeo grounds. Zatron Twiggs, 24, of Cape Girardeau was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Friday after his vehicle was stopped on North Ingram Road by Sikeston's Special Operations Group...
Canalou man injured in wreck (09/13/09)
BELL CITY -- A Canalou man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident early Saturday. At 1:30 a.m. Saturday, five miles south of Bell City, Brian J. Bradshaw, 29, was westbound on Route AB when his vehicle ran off the roadway and overturned, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
Chamber warns businesses of scam (09/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Businesses should be on alert for a scam. The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce said one of its members has reported a company is contacting area businesses to sell advertising. Sterling Publishing is telling members it is producing the official city map, authorized by the SACC...
Making a BIG difference (09/13/09)
SIKESTON -- With two grown sons, Scott and Martha Kiesling realized they missed having a child connection. So when the Sikeston couple recently learned through their church about the youth mentoring organization, Big Brothers Big Sisters, they volunteered. In May, they were matched with their Little Brother, Marsh, a fourth grader...
Seasonal flu clinics set in some towns (09/13/09)
SIKESTON -- News of the H1N1 virus have been garnering a lot of attention recently. But that has healthcare officials worried other health issues are being overlooked. "We don't think the seasonal flu is getting the attention it needs," said Kay Griffin, women's healthcare nurse practitioner at the Scott County Health Department. ...
Local man sentenced for illegal possession of gun, drug trafficking (09/13/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU (SMNS) -- A Caruthersville man will serve more than four years in federal prison on charges of illegal firearm and drug charges. Tommy L. Brown, 49, was sentenced Friday to 57 months on one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm and one felony count of distribution of cocaine base...
State-ranked Potosi upends NMCC 39-6 (09/13/09)
POTOSI -- In their third meeting in the past two seasons, the Potosi Trojans avenged their post-season loss from last year to the New Madrid County Central Eagles on Friday night with a 39-6 win. The Trojans found themselves up by 20 points by the end of the first half on Friday night as the visiting Eagles could not reverse their fortune in the final two quarters...
Blocked punt helps change game (09/13/09)
SCOTT CITY -- In every sport, a key play can determine the final outcome of a game. On Friday evening, a blocked punt in the East Prairie vs. Scott City contest proved critical as the clock ticked away. Call it a momentum swing or just a quick emotional high, but when Zach Shipman leaped to bat down the Rams' punt attempt on their first drive of the game, it was as if the visiting Eagles had already been destined to win the contest...
Play begins at SEMO tournament (09/13/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Pool play began Friday in the 22nd Annual SEMO Imprints volleyball tournament at the Show Me Center with several local teams participating. The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs began their day with Eminence, falling 10-25 and 13-25. Later they split with Twin Rivers, 17-25 and 25-14...
Portageville rolls past the Bluejays 47-18 (09/13/09)
PORTAGEVILLE-- The lights of Friday night are once again a welcomed site in the city of Portageville, as their Bulldogs snapped a long home losing streak Friday with a 47-18 win over the Charleston Bluejays. It seemed to be Portageville's night right from the beginning. ...
Bulldogs pile up 407 yards on ground (09/13/09)
DEXTER -- You can't teach speed. That was something that the Dexter Bearcats learned all too well while facing the Sikeston Bulldogs on Friday night. Whether it was on defense or with the ball in their hands, the Bulldogs seemed to be gliding on air throughout their 50-0 romp over the Bearcats at Charles Bland Stadium...
SHS cruises past Dexter 50-0 (09/13/09)
DEXTER -- The Sikeston Bulldogs ran wild on Friday night at Charles Bland Stadium. With over 450 yards of total offense to show for, the Bulldogs posted a 50-0 win over the Dexter Bearcats. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
McKay honored (09/13/09)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Friday was a special night in Portageville. Not only because the Bulldogs picked up their first home win over the last few years, but because a true southeast Missouri legend was honored Friday night. That man is Jim McKay. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Eagles Fly past Rams 35-13 (09/13/09)
SCOTT CITY -- In the first quarter of Friday evening's game one play dictated the final outcome of the contest between Scott City and East Prairie. Following an interception on the Eagles' first drive of the game the Rams notched a first down but were unable to finish off the drive...
Betty Blankenship (09/13/09)
Betty Blankenship SIKESTON -- Betty Jean Blankenship, 78, died Sept. 10, 2009, at the Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...
Mary New (09/13/09)
ST. PETERS -- Mary Bridges New, 75, died Sept. 9, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Baue Funeral Home in St. Charles. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Verna Romine (09/13/09)
MESQUITE, Texas - Verna Mae Romine, 74, formerly of Stoddard County, Mo., died Sept. 10, 2009, at The Village in Richardson. 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...
Evelyn Barham (09/13/09)
PORTAGEVILLE - Evelyn Glodine Barham, 88, died Sept. 11, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...