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Stories from Friday, November 20, 2009

DPS seeks help to solve robbery (11/20/09)
SIKESTON - Sikeston Public Safety investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying a person at the scene of a Wednesday robbery. A photo from a surveillance video at the Check into Cash was taken of what officials are describing as "a person of interest."...
Chaffee, county could combine 911 services (11/20/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A Scott County town is taking steps to consolidate its dispatching services with the county. On Thursday, Chaffee City Council members Jack Simpson and Darlene Crocker met with the county commission to discuss the possibility of the county taking over its emergency services dispatching. The county already does the 911 dispatching...
Council sets limits on noise in Miner (11/20/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Miner has updated its noise ordinance. A revised version of the city's ordinance providing guidelines and regulations for noise control was approved by the Board of Aldermen during their regular monthly meeting Thursday...
New faces welcome visitors, assist businesses at SACC (11/20/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With two new faces at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, there was a lot of restructuring at the office in the past month. Missy Marshall, executive director, highlighted those for members during Thursday's monthly luncheon at Concordia Lutheran Church in Sikeston...
Dorena-Hickman ferry is closed (11/20/09)
EAST PRAIRIE - The Dorena-Hickman Ferry is expected remain closed through at least Tuesday. The ferry boat and barge are in dry dock at Wickliffe for maintenance and a U.S. Coast Guard inspection. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lilbourn School will receive Senate computers (11/20/09)
Ditch cleanout bid approved (11/20/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The cleanout of Yellow Dog Ditch and its lateral will begin Monday. Mississippi County commissioners awarded the contract for the Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection Program ditch cleanout to the low bidder, Benson and Thomure of East Prairie, during a special 8 a.m. meeting today...
On the road (11/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- When the Sikeston Bulldogs football team pulls out of the parking lot this morning en route to Jefferson City, they'll be traveling in style. A solid 13-0 season has given way to a boost in community pride, which in turn has led the town of Sikeston to not only support the football team, but to give back as well...
Bulldogs get first wins of the season (11/20/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs 7th and 8th grade boys basketball teams started their seasons off on the right note on Thursday evening as they both notched wins against the visiting Kennett Indians. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Neva Vetter (11/20/09)
ORAN -- Neva Mary Vetter, 87, died Nov. 19, 2009, at Advance Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Red Jackson (11/20/09)
NORCO, Calif. -- Jesse Auborn "Red" Jackson, 85, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 17, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Netra Gurley (11/20/09)
CHICAGO -- Netra Gurley, 85, formerly of Howardville, Mo., died Nov. 14, 2009, at Lexington Health Center in Chicago. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid, Mo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Groves (11/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Ponder Funeral Home for John B. Groves, 86, who died Nov. 18, 2009, will be: Fray Morrow, Rick Peters, Bill Bye, Daniel Mannweiler, Lanie Black and Eric Groves. Visitation will be held from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home...
Kathryn Blythe (11/20/09)
DEXTER -- Kathryn Skelton Blythe, daughter of the late Everett and Hettie Bacon Kinworthy, was born in Dexter on June 3, 1931, and passed away at her home in Dexter on Nov. 18, 2009, at the age of 78 years, five months and 15 days. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Service...
Oather Woodham (11/20/09)
MATTHEWS -- Oather L. Woodham, 75, died Nov. 18, 2009, at Sells Rest Home in Matthews. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ollie St. Onge (11/20/09)
SIKESTON -- Ollie St. Onge, 97, died Nov. 19, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.