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Stories from Thursday, October 15, 2009

Second man charged in shooting (10/15/09)
SIKESTON - A second person is in custody for a shooting of a Sikeston teen. Julian Johnson, 20, of Sikeston is charged with first degree assault, two counts of armed criminal action, first degree robbery, second degree robbery and unlawful use of a weapon for his alleged involvement in a shooting on Friday...
One arrested for selling cocaine (10/15/09)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man, believed to be a cocaine dealer, is now in jail. About 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sikeston DPS arrested Craig "Peco" Marks for possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, according to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Standout athletes to be honored on Friday (10/15/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Three individuals and four teams are among those to be inducted into the Sikeston R-6 Hall of Fame Friday night during half time of the Sikeston Bulldogs and West Plains football game. Honored for their individual athletic accomplishments will be Blake DeWitt, Scotty Keenan and Jacob Priday, all 2004 graduates of Sikeston High School...
Getting smart (10/15/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As the U.S. economy continues to recover, the American Bankers' Association has designated today as "Get Smart About Credit Day" to stress the fundamentals of wise credit use. Financial Fitness Services in Sikeston is using the day to launch a campaign to put "Credit Card Smarts" calculators in area schools to be used as teaching tools in the personal financial management classes...
Shooting in Charleston under investigation (10/15/09)
CHARLESTON -- A Tuesday shooting that injured a Cape Girardeau man is under investigation in Charleston. According to Charleston Department of Public Safety, Travis Scales, 28, of Cape Girardeau drove to the back door of the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department seeking medical attention about 11:55 a.m. Tuesday...
SHS ready for district play (10/15/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- It should be a big evening at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium Friday, as the West Plains Zizzers come to town with the hopes of handing the Bulldogs their first loss of the season in the opening game of district play...
Dexter-NMCC game is moved (10/15/09)
DEXTER -- Friday night's scheduled football game between New Madrid County Central and Dexter has been moved to Dexter's Charles Bland Stadium, according to New Madrid County Central athletic director Diane Fowler. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Moving on (10/15/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com POPLAR BLUFF -- It's a safe bet that the Ballwin Athletic Complex could create a reserved parking spot for the Kelly Lady Hawks' bus. In recent years, the Lady Hawks have made their way to the softball diamond in Ballwin where they've paved yet another road to the state tournament...
Scott City wins, Sikeston falls in volleyball action (10/15/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldog volleyball team fell hard to the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs on Wednesday night in two sets; 5-25 and 12-25. JACKSON -- Brooke Simpson's six kills, 11 digs and four aces helped the Scott City volleyball team down host Jackson on Wednesday...
Buddy Basham (10/15/09)
NEW MADRID -- Frank Bondurant "Buddy" Basham, 87, died Oct. 13, 2009, 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...
Doss Morris (10/15/09)
EAST PRAIRIE - Doss Morris, 89, died at 4:45 p.m. Oct. 14, 2009, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Buddy Crouthers (10/15/09)
SIKESTON -- James B. "Buddy" Crouthers Jr., 60, died Oct. 14, 2009 at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. 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...
Sueretha Smith (10/15/09)
BLOOMFIELD -- Sueretha Mildred Smith, 82, died Oct. 13, 2009, at West Ridge Place Assisted Living in Sikeston. 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...
Rena Sills (10/15/09)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers for funeral services held Wednesday at Ponder Funeral Home for Rena Marie Sills, 86, who died Oct. 10, 2009, were: Josh Tanner, Blake Hickman, Seth Hickman, Rodger Cain, Zach Moore, Lee Gardner, Hali Sills, Leetis Byrd and Faith Hickman...