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Stories from Friday, August 19, 2011

Bolstering adult education: Two SHS educators take on new roles (08/19/11)
SIKESTON -- Two Sikeston High School teachers have taken on new roles in the R-6 district this school year and are now looking to bolster adult education in the community. Making themselves at home at the Sikeston Career and Technology Center are Chad King, who is the new director, and Crystie Drake Ressel, the new adult and community education supervisor...
Thursday fire (08/19/11)
Sikeston Public Safety officers extinguish a structure fire at a residence at 1307 McDougal Thursday morning. When officers arrived at the fire at 8 a.m. they found a one story residence with smoke coming from the roof. The fire, predominately confined to a bedroom, was quickly extinguished a short time later. An investigation conducted by a DPS fire investigator revealed the fire originated in the bedroom of an 8-year-old boy who had been playing with a lighter...
Three Rivers College celebrates increased enrollment in 2011 (08/19/11)
SIKESTON - It was a day of celebration for Three Rivers College. Dr. Devin Stephenson, president of Three Rivers, was traveling across Southeast Missouri to celebrate the college's record-breaking enrollment. Following stops at Kennett, Malden and Dexter, Stephenson visited the Sikeston Center Thursday afternoon, before heading back to Poplar Bluff to conclude the tour...
Gov. appoints Tara Mason as recorder of deeds in Scott County (08/19/11)
BENTON -- Tara L. Mason of Scott City will serve as the new recorder of deeds for Scott County. Mason was appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon Thursday to fill the vacancy created by the death last week of Recorder Tom Dirnberger. A Democrat, Mason was the senior deputy clerk in the recorder's office since 2002. Prior to that, she was assistant director and a preschool teacher at a daycare center in Benton. She is a graduate of Oran R-3 High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University...
Sikeston man in custody for rape of 5-year-old (08/19/11)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man remains in custody for the reported rape of a 5-year-old. Gabriel Dron Mitchell, 20, is charged with first degree statutory rape, sexual intercourse with a child less than 14 years of age. He is being held in the Scott County Jail in lieu of a $150,000 cash only bond...
Sheriff report (08/19/11)
BENTON - A Benton area man is charged with possession of child pornography. Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said the charges are a result of an investigation that was conducted after receiving information that Derek K. Mims, 40, had images depicting children reasonably believed to be under the age of 18 in sexual poses and / or having sexual contact with other persons on his cell phone...
EAST PRAIRIE Glance (08/19/11)
Last Year: 6-4 overall District Titles: 3(1975-93-94) Last Conference Title: 2009 2010 Schedule 2011 Schedule...
Eagles to feature new faces in key roles (08/19/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- With so many of the key cogs to last year's team lost to graduation, the East Prairie Eagles will feature some new faces in key roles this year as they try to post their fourth-consecutive winning season. Taking over at starting quarterback will be senior Dalton Golightly, while fellow seniors wide receiver Philip Latamondeer, wide receiver/defensive back Shawn King and offensive guard/defensive tackle Billy Aycock are also expected to be big contributors and leaders for the Eagles this season.. ...
James Payne (08/19/11)
SIKESTON -- James Payne, 56, died Aug. 18, 2011, 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.
G. Dale Shearon (08/19/11)
DEXTER -- The Rev. G. Dale Shearon, 81, died Aug. 19, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marylyn Hunt (08/19/11)
DEXTER -- Marylyn Ann Hunt, 67, died Aug. 17, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
David Stephens (08/19/11)
WYATT -- David Wayne Stephens, 48, died Aug. 18, 2011, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...