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Stories from Friday, October 8, 2010

Search for suspect continues (10/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Three robbery suspects are in custody, and a fourth is being sought by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety. DPS officers have arrested Sheantie L. McCauley, 26; Tyrese S. Bateman, 17; and Chris Boyd, 19, all of Sikeston for the Oct. 1 armed robbery of an 89-year-old Sikeston man. Being sought and believed to be in hiding is Sikeston resident Lorenzo Maurice Ware Jr., 20...
Road maintenance training offers hands-on instruction (10/08/10)
BENTON -- There is a science behind smooth roads. Twenty participants took part in the Missouri Local Technical Assistance Program's training on gravel road maintenance. The session included both classroom instruction and hands-on training with motor graders for highway department workers...
Progress being made on water supply hookups (10/08/10)
BENTON -- A lot of progress is being made on the Scott County Public Water Supply District No. 4, and the first hookups should be made within week. On Thursday, Tim McIntyre, system manager, met with county commissioners to give an update on the project. In May, it hit a snag when the contractor was terminated, but a new company is now on board and and getting things moving...
Upcoming paving project will temporarily close road (10/08/10)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County will need to coordinate with New Madrid County on an upcoming temporary road closure. Mississippi County Commissioners agreed during their regular meeting Thursday to give Delta Asphalt the green light to do their hot mix paving for the county during the week beginning Oct. 18...
Finding the perfect pumpkin (10/08/10)
Jill Klipfel, 2-and 3-year-old class teacher at St. Augustine Early Learning Center in Kelso, helps her daughter, Paige, pick a pumpkin at Beggs Family Farm near Blodgett.
Kelly back in district finals (10/08/10)
FESTUS -- The Kelly Lady Hawks advanced to the Class 2, District 2 championship game on Thursday afternoon with a 3-2 win over Crystal City. The Lady Hawks scored two runs in their half of the sixth inning to take the 1-run lead. Kristen Powell got the win going all seven innings allowing two earned runs on seven hits and two walks...
Delta, Dexter place third at meet (10/08/10)
JACKSON -- The Delta boys and Dexter Lady Bearcats cross country teams each finished third as a team on Thursday at the dual host Chaffee/Saxony Lutheran meet at Jackson. Boys Team results -- 1. Oak Ridge 40, 2. Valle Catholic 88, 3. Delta 91, 4. Arcadia Valley 105, 5. Saxony Lutheran 181, 6. Crystal City 190, 7. Kelly 197, 8. Woodland 211, 9. Dexter 267, 10. Southern 310...
Sikeston's season ends in district semifinals (10/08/10)
JACKSON -- Towards the end of the season for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team, they began to break their team meetings by saying 'hold the rope'. It characterizes the essence of what a team should be by doing things not for yourself, but for the betterment of teammates...
Relaxed doubles duo sweep through districts (10/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Playing in a district championship tennis match would be unnerving for most people. Not for the Sikeston doubles team of Jacarra Lampkin and Kelsey Dial. The pair swept their way to a Class 1, District 1 doubles championship on Thursday afternoon at the Sikeston High School Tennis Courts, playing loose and enjoying the moment in every match...
Oran works out of jams to advance to finals (10/08/10)
ORAN -- Despite allowing base-runners all seven innings in their Class 1, District 1 semifinal game with Chaffee, the Oran Lady Eagles routinely found a way to get out of jams, advancing to play Naylor for the championship with a 6-1 win. "We played pretty well," Oran's Courtney Scheeter said. "We had good defensive plays when we needed them and we came out hitting early on."...
Pamela King (10/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Pamela "Bae" King, 72, died, Oct. 5, 2010, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mattie Johnson (10/08/10)
MALDEN -- Mattie Lee Johnson, 81, died Oct. 5, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Braylen Ash (10/08/10)
NEW MADRID -- Braylen Conner Dell Ash, newborn son of Kaylen Ash of New Madrid and Clarence Howard, died Oct. 7, 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...