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Stories from Sunday, April 25, 2010

LCRA ready for developers (04/25/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority is ready to see its ultimate objective realized: redevelopment. "We've made a lot of positive movement forward in the acquisition of blighted, abandoned properties in our targeted area," said Dan Marshall, chairman of the LCRA commission...
Sikeston man loses court case appeal (04/25/10)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A rural Sikeston man convicted for the killing a Morehouse man with a shotgun outside of a Sikeston bar has lost an appeal. Lee Roy "Chuck" King II, 36, was convicted in 2008 of the March 27, 2007, shooting death of 37-year-old Richard L. Sterling...
April showers (04/25/10)
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Ready for play (04/25/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There are 15 parks spanning just over 276 acres in the City of Sikeston. And it's a lot of work to get them ready for summer and maintained throughout the busy season. "This is the time of year that we're doing several things to get ready for summer," said Jiggs Moore, director of the parks department...
One dead in New Madrid stabbing (04/25/10)
NEW MADRID -- Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a New Madrid man Friday. Shortly after 8 p.m. Friday, the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department received a report of a stabbing at 325 Powell Ave. in New Madrid, according Sheriff Terry Stevens...
Clean-up campaign dates announced (04/25/10)
SIKESTON - The annual community clean-up campaign will be held for nine days beginning May 15 and concluding May 23. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Chaffee, Dexter, Oran advance in tourney (04/25/10)
The Chaffee Red Devil Classic baseball tournament is notorious for rain outs. The last four years have been halted by the wet stuff and the first day of the 2010 edition was no different.
Sikeston betters 2009 win total with 9-0 win over Farmington (04/25/10)
The Bulldogs won their third consecutive game.
Tracks' removal is end of an era (04/25/10)
I already miss the railroad tracks running east-west through Sikeston. Though I have cursed them through the years, their removal this week is clearly the end of an era - though it could be argued their era ended long ago. Sikeston's rail connection through the heart of our community became a relic of bygone days. In the end the line served just two customers here and that apparently signaled the end to our rail...
Beulah Garner (04/25/10)
SIKESTON -- Beulah D. Garner, 86, died at 3 p.m. April 23, 2010, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Arvel Lankford (04/25/10)
SIKESTON -- Arvel Edward Lankford, age 96, died March 10, 2010, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston business leader, William Stephen "Bill" Huff, dies at 86 (04/25/10)
SIKESTON -- William Stephen "Bill" Huff, 86, died at 9:35 a.m. Friday, April 23, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ola Drury (04/25/10)
CHARLESTON -- Ola McDaniel Drury, 89, died April 23, 2010, at the Charleston Manor. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Joanne Crider (04/25/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Joanne Crider, 62, died April 19, 2010, at Barnes--Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gene Worley (04/25/10)
DEXTER -- Gene Worley, 60, died April 22, 2010, at the Westwood Hills Health Care Center in Poplar Bluff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...