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Stories from Thursday, October 22, 2009

DPS investigating strong armed robbery (10/22/09)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is investigating a reported strong armed robbery that occurred Monday evening. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Meth lab found in Sikeston motel (10/22/09)
MINER - A routine traffic stop in Miner led to the discovery of a meth lab and five arrests by Sikeston and Miner police officers. At 8 p.m. Wednesday, Miner Officer Jason Hammontree and Lt. Stephen Chamberlain noticed a vehicle with no license plate light and initiated a traffic stop, according to Miner Police Chief Roger Moore...
Red Ribbon Week (10/22/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Red ribbons affixed to poles and other places around schools this week and next will pass along an important message to students -- to be drug free. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fall colors late arriving to Sikeston area (10/22/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Those wanting to get a glimpse of fall color may have to look outside the Sikeston area -- at least for the next week or two. "Unfortunately, we're not getting a lot of color at the moment," said Chris Crabtree, natural resource steward for Big Oak Tree State Park near East Prairie...
Emerson Bridge reduced to one lane for repairs (10/22/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - The Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge will be reduced to a single lane of traffic next week while Missouri Department of Transportation crews make routine repairs. The work will begin at 8 a.m. Monday, weather permitting, and will continue until 4 p.m. Thursday...
Rivalry game has big stakes (10/22/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Two old rivals in the Sikeston Bulldogs and Poplar Bluff Mules will meet this Friday in what could be the biggest game of the season. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Diggin' it (10/22/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- Coming into Wednesday's contest with once state-ranked Perryville, Scott City's Jordan McFall knew that her and the rest of the Lady Rams would have to be prepared. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Top players in Scott-Mississippi Conference named (10/22/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- The Scott-Mississippi all conference softball selections were made recently with players from Chaffee, Delta, Oran, Scott City and East Prairie sharing the honors. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Myrtis M. Smith (10/22/09)
DALLAS -- Myrtis Morrison Smith, 94, formerly of Route 1, Lilbourn, Mo., died while she slept in the presence of her daughters and son-in-law, Oct. 20, 2009, at the Plaza at Edgemere in Dallas. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel...
Macel Gipson (10/22/09)
DEXTER -- Macel Gipson, 90, died Oct. 21, 2009, in the Crowley Ridge Care Center at Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete with Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
James Riddell (10/22/09)
MALDEN -- James Lester Riddell, 66, died Oct. 21, 2009, at Missouri Southern Health Care in Dexter. 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...
Gary Brown (10/22/09)
LINCOLN, Ala. -- Gary Ralph Brown, 57, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 15, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel in Roanoake. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Helen Monan (10/22/09)
FARMINGTON, Minn. -- Helen Imogene Monan, 83, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at 5:45 p.m. Oct. 19, 2009. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Joe E. Beck (10/22/09)
SIKESTON -- Joe E. Beck, 79, died at 6:11 p.m. Oct. 21, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Harrington (10/22/09)
SIKESTON -- John Fredrick "Poody Rooty" Harrington, 46, died Oct. 20, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Loel Harvell (10/22/09)
CHARLESTON - Loel Harvell, 84, died Oct. 21, 2009, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.