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Stories from Friday, November 5, 2010

Two arrested in copper thefts (11/05/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Caruthersville man and a Steele man have been charged in separate copper theft incidents in Pemiscot Counties. Jason Potts, 21, of Steele and Ernest Davis, 21, of Caruthersville are charged with felony stealing of copper wiring from two Pemiscot County farms...
Holiday time (11/05/10)
Lee Ann Beck, left, and Debbie Brinkman prepare holiday decorations at the Sikeston Depot. The Depot is preparing for its Winter Wonderland exhibit through December. The exhibit will include holiday art, antique toys and vintage postcards. The Depot will also host Santa Claus from 5-8 p.m. Dec. 3...
Grant paves way for new sidewalks (11/05/10)
BENTON -- Two Scott County towns have applied for more than half a million dollars in grant funding through the Missouri Department of Transportation, aimed to improve their sidewalks. During Thursday's Scott County Commission meeting, County Developer Joel Evans reported that submissions on behalf of Benton and Chaffee are complete...
Ditch work progressing; more funding could be on its way (11/05/10)
CHARLESTON -- The latest ditch cleanout in Mississippi County funded by the Natural Resources Conservation Service's Emergency Watershed Protection Program is progressing well and things look good for a new one. Commissioner Steve Jones updated his fellow commissioners on the program in Mississippi County during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
Patrol honors truck driver for assistance (11/05/10)
SIKESTON - Good Samaritans still exist. And their efforts are still appreciated. The Missouri State Highway Patrol presented Randy R. Seabaugh of Cape Girardeau with a certificate of appreciation Thursday recognizing his efforts to aid a driver in distress. The certificate was presented by George Ridens, captain of Troop E...
Escapee found in Florida (11/05/10)
NEW MADRID - A man wanted for escaping from custody was recaptured by law enforcement. New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens reported that Donnie Eugene Tubbs, 35, was taken into custody in Tallahassee, Fla., on Thursday. Officials had initially searched for Tubbs in New Madrid County after he escaped from custody while being transported from St. ...
Resident named to commisison (11/05/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- A Sikeston businessman is one of 12 Missourians to the Missouri Citizens' Commission on Compensation for Elected Officials. Gov. Jayn Nixon named Bill Burch, a Democrat, to serve on the commission establishes the compensation for state elected officials, members of the General Assembly, and judges (except for municipal judges)...
Sikeston junior high teams split with Cape Central (11/05/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Junior High girls basketball teams split with Cape Central on Thursday night at Sikeston Junior High. The Sikeston seventh grade team overcame a slow start to win easily 31-11. Trailing 3-2 after one quarter, the Lady Bulldogs outscored Cape Central 11-0 in the second quarter to gain a 13-3 advantage at halftime...
Bootheel Classic set for this weekend (11/05/10)
SIKESTON -- Starting Saturday, the Sikeston Area Youth Soccer fields will once again be packed with kids as 128 teams participate in the annual Montgomery Bank Bootheel Classic. "This is one of the the biggest tournaments between St. Louis and Memphis," tournament director Amy Hay said. "It's also one of the biggest events in Sikeston next to the rodeo."...
Roy Duffie (11/05/10)
CHARLESTON -- Roy Benjamin "R.B." Duffie, 70, died Nov. 2, 2010, in Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Richard Dumay (11/05/10)
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Richard A. Dumay, 65, died Oct. 29, 2010. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Donie Jackson (11/05/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Donie Jackson, 74, died at 3:15 p.m. Nov. 3, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Arvil Skinner (11/05/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Arvil L. Skinner, 66, died Nov. 3, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Peggy Walton (11/05/10)
SIKESTON -- Peggy Joyce Walton, 69, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center surrounded by the love from her sisters, brother, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...