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Stories from Monday, July 11, 2011

DPS using new radios, selling off the old (07/11/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety's new radio system is up and running. DPS Director Drew Juden said his department, which was selected to be a pilot project for the Missouri Statewide Interoperable Network, changed over to the statewide radio network on Wednesday...
Youth at work: Many teens say it is hard to find that first summer job experience (07/11/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - Do you remember your first summer job as a teenager? For some teens, that first job is becoming harder to find due to the current job market. Ken Lowes, the youth coordinator for Mers Goodwill in Sikeston, said jobs are harder to find due to an increased unemployment rate. Jobs once taken by youth for the summer are being taken by more experienced workers, said Lowes...
Resident creates glass artwork (07/11/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When Spencer Nast moves off to start his career this summer he hopes to find a place to continue his creative interest as well. Nast, 23, who was born and raised in Sikeston, recently accepted a position at a steel mill in northwestern Indiana and will move there at the end of August...
Armed robber captured (07/11/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Caruthersville man is in custody and will be arraigned today for two armed robberies over the weekend, while another is to be arraigned on charges for an armed robbery at a residence. At 12:16 a.m. Saturday, Caruthersville Police officers were dispatched to the Casino Inn & Suites Hotel in reference to an armed robbery, City Marshal Chris Riggs said in a news release...
Search uncovers cache of drugs (07/11/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Arraignment is set for today for two who were arrested over the weekend in Caruthersville after illegal drugs were found in the execution of a search warrant. Around 4 p.m. Friday, Caruthersville Police officers, along with members of the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office, Bootheel Drug Task Force and Butler County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant at 511 Bushey in Caruthersville...
Man arrested after ramming a DPS vehicle (07/11/11)
SIKESTON -- A Saturday night incident led to the ramming of a Sikeston Department of Public Safety Patrol vehicle. At 7:40 p.m., officers were called to the 800 block of East Kathleen in reference to a disturbance. Apparently, an argument began between two people, one of whom pulled a knife, and eventually the disturbance involved four to five people...
Squirrels falter in Woodpecker Classic finale (07/11/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Wrapping up the Woodpecker Classic wood bat tournament on Saturday the Charleston Fighting Squirrels saw Jackson's Senior Babe Ruth team overcome a mid-game, two-run deficit to win 16-10. "We didn't play very good at all," Squirrels' coach Michael Minner said. "We didn't throw strikes, we didn't swing the bats and we didn't play any defense...
Cobras go 3-1 at SIU Showcase (07/11/11)
The SE Missouri Cobras capped off the SIU Showcase Tournament by going 3-1 over the weekend. On Sunday, the Cobras defeated the Lids Missouri Bulls 11-0. Brad Potts pitched a five inning, no-hitter while striking out nine in the victory. Calvin Lovig, Caleb Koehler, Travis Phillips and Potts all had two RBI in the victory for the Cobras who now stand at 18-7 on the season...
Sheena Hise and Bradyn Lee Hise (07/11/11)
SIKESTON -- Sheena Nicole Hise, 22, and her one-month old son, Bradyn Lee James Hise, died July 8, 2011, at Morehouse. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Nellie Ann Heironimus (07/11/11)
ELSBERRY -- Nellie Ann Heironimus, 95, formerly of Charleston, died July 9, 2011, at the Elsberry Health Care Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Loretta Thorn (07/11/11)
LILBOURN -- Pallbearers for services conducted July 7 at the General Baptist Church in Lilbourn for Loretta Thorn, 81, who died on July 4, 2011, were: Joseph Thorn, Joe Don Courtois, Marc Thorn, Matthew Cumins, Garrett McKay and Dennis Green.
Fannie Gosche (07/11/11)
SCOTT CITY -- Fannie Rea Gosche, 92, of Scott City died July 9, 2011, 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...
Robert Stuart (07/11/11)
DUDLEY -- Robert L. Stuart, 86, died July 9, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robert Matt (07/11/11)
DUDLEY -- Robert Lee Matt Sr., 71, died July 8, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Patricia Parmenter (07/11/11)
SIKESTON -- Patricia Parmenter, 86, died July 10, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.