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Stories from Thursday, October 8, 2009

Man guilty of bomb threat (10/08/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Sikeston man pled guilty in federal court to making a false bomb threat over the summer in a Scott County courtroom. William C. Scott, 39, pled guilty on Wednesday to the charge before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr...
Improvements will benefit Sikeston area (10/08/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Transportation improvements will help market Sikeston as a site for businesses to relocate, specifically to the Industrial Park. That's the message Mayor Jerry Pullen gave to members of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission during their monthly meeting Wednesday...
Motorists warned of deer crossing local roadways (10/08/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As the days get shorter and cooler weather settles into the area, the deer population will be on the move and force motorists to proceed with caution. "Within the next week or two, the deer will probably be in rut, which is their mating season. The bucks will be chasing the does," said Missouri Department of Conservation Scott County Agent Leother Branch Jr...
Sikeston man is appointed to state commission (10/08/09)
JEFFERSON CITY - A Sikeston man will serve on the state commission following his appointment Tuesday. Gov. Jay Nixon appointed W. Keith Duncan, 68, to the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers' Commission. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charges upgraded in child murder (10/08/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Charges were upgraded to second-degree murder for a man charged in the death of a 2-year-old. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Seasonal flu vaccine is limited (10/08/09)
SIKESTON -- The New Madrid County Health Department has a limited amount of seasonal flu vaccine which will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis. The information was incorrect in Wednesday's Standard Democrat. We regret the error.
Sikeston prepares for Kennett (10/08/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs will be seeking a seventh win Friday night when the Kennett Indians come to town with hopes of putting the first blemish on Sikeston's storybook season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston's season ends with 4-1 loss (10/08/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com FARMINGTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team wrapped up their season on Wednesday evening as they fell to the Cape Central Lady Tigers in the district tournament opener by a final of 4-1. A lack of offense and a week of battling illness led to the first round loss...
Oran rolls into semifinals (10/08/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- Oran starting pitcher Claire Seyer knew that this was a statement game. For the past two years the Lady Eagles have went into the Class 1, District 1 tournament not expected to come away with district titles. However, for the past two years, they have hoisted that trophy...
Charleston doubles team wins district championship (10/08/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays came away with the Class 1, District 1 tennis championship on Wednesday afternoon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dorlis Qualls (10/08/09)
JONESBORO, Ark. - Dorlis Maxine Qualls, 79, of Jonesboro, formerly of Scott County, Mo., left her friends and family to be with the Lord on Oct. 6, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Darrell Taylor (10/08/09)
FLORISSANT -- Darrell Dwayne Taylor, 72, died Oct. 5, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
William Carter (10/08/09)
CHARLESTON -- William Earl Carter, 64, died at 7:03 a.m. Oct. 7, 2009, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Georgia Robinson (10/08/09)
DEXTER -- Georgia Robinson, 86, died Oct. 7, 2009, at her home. 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...
Carolyn Lyles (10/08/09)
ORAN -- Carolyn Lyles, 71, died Oct. 6, 2009, at Texas Health Harris Methodist HEB in Bedford, Texas. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.
Irene Kruse (10/08/09)
DEXTER -- Irene Kruse, 97, died Oct. 7, 2009, in the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.