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Stories from Friday, August 20, 2010

Jamboree time (08/20/10)
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Woman robbed (08/20/10)
SIKESTON -- Police are searching for the suspect involved in a strong-armed robbery Thursday afternoon at a grocery store in Sikeston. Around 4:20 p.m., a 59-year-old Sikeston woman reported a strong-armed robbery to Sikeston Department of Public Safety, according to Sgt. Jim McMillen, public information officer...
Gray's family recalls memory (08/20/10)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Kendra Gray's family described her as full of life, and someone who always wanted to help others. "She wanted to be a pediatrician and help babies," said her cousin, Sean Lee, who said the two were like brother and sister...
More roads fixed (08/20/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Following a successful season, Scott County is set to wrap up its blacktopping in the next week. "We plan to do County Road 227 on Monday and Tuesday, and after that, we'll be pretty much on hold," Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger said while discussing the blacktopping during Thursday's county commission meeting...
Residents clean up mess in yard (08/20/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's new public nuisance ordinance may already be working as intended -- even if it hasn't had to be enforced yet. A few residents and the developer of the Arden Banks Subdivision near East Prairie appeared before the County Commission during their Aug. 12 meeting to complain about the condition of a neighbor's yard...
Sexual assault charges filed (08/20/10)
SIKESTON -- A local businessman faces a sexual assault charge following an investigation by Sikeston Department of Public Safety. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Teen pleads guilty to sexual assault (08/20/10)
WEST PLAINS -- A Doniphan teenager preempted his trial this week by pleading guilty to sexually assaulting an elderly woman. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston volleyball team is growing up (08/20/10)
Playing several freshman and sophomores on the varsity squad, the Lady Bulldogs did a lot of growing up a year ago. After starting out on an 0-14 slide, the team finished the season with seven wins and the SEMO Conference championship.
Portageville volleyball teamgained valuable experience in rough 2009 season (08/20/10)
The Lady Bulldogs are returning four starters, three of which are seniors -- Katelyn Jackson, Janika McIntyre and Emily Delisle.
Dexter volleyball under new leadership this fall (08/20/10)
Lauren Hutchcraft, a graduate of Dexter High School and a Lady Bearcat volleyball player herself, will take over after the departure of Kris Vandeven.
Lady Rams looking to defend Class 2 state championship (08/20/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SCOTT CITY -- It's hard to top a Class 2 state championship. But that doesn't mean the Scott City Lady Rams volleyball team isn't going to try. Returning three starters from last year's magical season, the Lady Rams have high hopes of making another state championship run...
Wilburn Parks (08/20/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Wilburn Parks, 90, died Aug. 19, 2010, at The Heritage Gardens of Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
L. Geneva Evans (08/20/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- L. Geneva Evans, 88, died Aug. 18, 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...
Joan Summers (08/20/10)
SIKESTON -- Joan Summers, 80, died Aug. 18, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Glenn Alan Lewis (08/20/10)
LILBOURN -- Glenn Alan Lewis, 64, died Aug. 17, 2010, at Poplar Bluff in John Pershing VA Hospital following an extended illness. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wig Wiggins (08/20/10)
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Verlon Preston "Wig" Wiggins, 83, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 8:25 a.m. Aug. 17, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...