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Stories from Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Grand jury charges Sherrod (06/15/11)
BENTON -- Following allegations of sex crimes brought forward last month, a Scott County grand jury has charged Ronald Sherrod for several crimes, including forcible rape and armed criminal action. Sherrod, 59, of Sikeston, is charged with statutory sodomy, forcible rape, armed criminal action, child molestation, sexual misconduct and furnishing pornographic materials to minors...
Magician to go Inside Your Mind before out of state (06/15/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Magician Morgan Strebler will soon vanish from the Sikeston area. "Inside Your Mind," scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at the Miner Convention Center, will be Strebler's last local show -- at least for awhile. Strebler recently signed a 10-year contract with Liquid Metal Holdings to be a resident performer at the new Pat Boone Family Theater in Myrtle Beach, S.C...
Board OKs numerous bids (06/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Several bid items were considered by the Sikeston R-6 School Board Tuesday during its regular monthly meeting. The bid for 2,040 cases of white stock copy paper and 80 cases of various colored paper was awarded to the low bidder, Contract Paper Co. for $55,232.80...
Drive through? (06/15/11)
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Standard Democrat Scoreboard (June 14 (06/15/11)
Local scores from Tuesday, June 14.
Charleston, Oran have three named all-state (06/15/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SPRINGFIELD -- Three players from both Charleston and Oran have been named to the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association all-state team after helping their respective teams to the final four. Oran's Dalton Elfrink and Tyler Heuring were both named to the Class 1 first team after the Eagles' third place finish. ...
Taking over (06/15/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have a new head baseball coach, but there will be little need of an introduction. Longtime assistant coach Alan Scheeter was named the head coach late last week after Kevin Self resigned to take the principal position at The Christian Academy on June 2...
Dunklin County sweeps Sikeston (06/15/11)
In two games at VFW Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, Dunklin County Post 303 scored 25 runs, belted 25 hits and handed Post 114 two consecutive losses, 7-2 and 18-7.
Woodpeckers hold off late NMC rally to win first game of DH (06/15/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Putting together two big rallies in the third and fifth innings, the Charleston Woodpeckers held off a late push by New Madrid County on Tuesday to win 8-5 in the first game of a doubleheader. "That's kind of been the way we've been playing," Woodpeckers' coach Paul Bucher said. "We give up a little bit, hold them then come out and swing it...
Walker's homers help lead Squids over Oran (06/15/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Led by a pair of home runs from Jared Walker, including the game-winner, the Chaffee Squids overcame an early six-run deficit to beat the Oran Eagles 13-11 on Tuesday in a nine inning contest. Down 11-5 in the seventh inning, Chaffee put up five runs in the frame to close to within a run of Oran. Walker then blasted a two-run home run in the eighth to give his team a 12-11 lead before the Squids put up an insurance run in the ninth to make up the final...
Flash mobs are a growing trend (06/15/11)
Last week I penned this column on the topic of "flash mobs" that were wreaking their unique brand of violence on a number of urban areas over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. It was the sheer volume of these incidents that caught my eye. Several reports of violence, vandalism and general mayhem were reported from Miami to Chicago and all fell under the same description - gangs of young people roaming the streets and stores in search of victims...
Jackie Sailors (06/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Wanda Jacqueline "Jackie" Sailors, 88, died June 13, 2011, at the 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...
Frank Mosley (06/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Francis "Frank" Sylvester Mosley, 52, of Sikeston, died June 12, 2011, at St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Beverly Sanders (06/15/11)
BLOOMFIELD -- Beverly Scott Sanders, 58, died June 9, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Michelle McMackin (06/15/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Michelle McMackin, 43, formerly of Marston and Matthews, died June 7, 2011, at the 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...
Helen Lynch (06/15/11)
BERTRAND - Helen Lynch, 92, died June 14, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.