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Stories from Monday, August 22, 2011

Sikeston man arrested on drug charges in Portageville (08/22/11)
PORTAGEVILLE - A Sikeston man is in custody following his arrest early today on drug-related charges. Ross Baker, 23, is being held at the New Madrid County Jail, pending the filing of formal charges by the New Madrid County Prosecutor Lewis Recker...
Armour to retire after 33 years at DPS (08/22/11)
SIKESTON -- One of Sikeston's finest will soon turn in his badge and gun. "My last day is Aug. 31," said Sikeston Department of Public Safety Capt. Dan Armour, 62. "That evening the city will hold a retirement ceremony for me. When I walk out of the door that evening, that will be my last official duty."...
Sunday garage fire (08/22/11)
Two members of the New Madrid Volunteer Fire Department were the first to arrive on the scene of a blaze at 441 Capital St. in New Madrid at 5:28 p.m. Sunday. Using a neighbor's water hose, until the arrival of the fire truck, fire personnel were able to contain the fire to the wooden structure. ...
Man charged in Charleston nightclub shooting (08/22/11)
CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man was arrested in Michigan last week in connection with a fatal nightclub shooting. Devonte Johnson, 18, was arrested in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Thursday, according to Charleston Department of Public Safety director Robert Hearne. Johnson waived extradition and was returned to Missouri, where he faces charges of first-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. He is being held without bond in the Mississippi County Jail...
Longtime Sikeston businessman dies (08/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Longtime Sikeston businessman and community leader Ray Clinton died Saturday. He was 88. The founder of R. Clinton Construction Company in Sikeston, Clinton helped develop many of the area's businesses and utilities. Among his projects included the Sikeston Airport, Triangle Industrial Plant, Scott County Milling Company, Malone and Hyde Warehouse, E.P. Coleman Power Plant, Missouri Delta Community Hospital, Sikeston High School and the Noranda Aluminum Plant at Marston...
NMCC Glance (08/22/11)
Last Year: 2-7 overall District Titles: 15 (1989-92-93-95-96-97-98-99-2000-01-03-06-07-08-09) Last Conference Title: 2009 2010 Results 2011 Schedule...
Eagles looking to replace key seniors (08/22/11)
NEW MADRID -- With the loss of some of last year's biggest weapons, the New Madrid County Central Eagles will enter the 2011 season looking to fill holes on both sides of the ball. "It's a bunch of new faces," Eagles' coach Arlen Pixley said. "The kids that played last year, the sophomores and juniors, they look like they've improved. We still have five new starters on the offensive line and we're starting an entirely new defensive line...
Tracy Ward (08/22/11)
SIKESTON --Tracy A. Ward, 44, died Aug. 21, 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.
Jack Chapman (08/22/11)
BERTRAND -- Jack Gordon Chapman, 74, died Aug. 21, 2011, at his home near Bertrand. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Terry Rawls (08/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Terry Lee Rawls, 56, died Aug. 21, 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.
Tony Ohmes (08/22/11)
CHARLESTON -- George Anthony "Tony" Ohmes, 64, died Aug. 21, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lola Gramlisch (08/22/11)
CHAFFEE -- Lola May Gramlisch, 63, died Aug. 20, 2011, at Advance Nursing Center in Advance. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Janie Sue Walls (08/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Janie Sue Walls, 52, died Aug. 21, 2011, at her home in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Michael Walker (08/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Michael Lynn Walker, 39, a resident of Sikeston, formerly of Charleston, died at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, 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...
Ray Clinton (08/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Ray Clinton passed away Aug. 20, 2011. He was a faithful Christian, devoted husband, loving father and kind friend. He gave much to this world and left it a better place. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...