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Stories from Wednesday, August 24, 2011

One dead in vehicle-train accident (08/24/11)
MATTHEWS -- One person is dead after their vehicle struck a train Wednesday in New Madrid County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, about 2:30 p.m. a motorist traveling westbound on County Road 820 failed to yield to the southbound Burlington Northern Sante Fe train and traveled into the train's path. ...
Day of cleanup: DNR oversees fuel cleanup after crop duster crash (08/24/11)
MATTHEWS -- It was a day of cleanup Tuesday following a plane crash Monday evening. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources oversaw the cleanup of fuel and fertilizer following the Monday crash of a crop duster in New Madrid County. When their work was completed, the wreckage was removed from the ditch...
Local law enforcement and schools cracking down on fake doctor excuses (08/24/11)
SIKESTON -- Color printers and the Internet may have made it easier for students and parents to forge doctor's excuses, but local law enforcement and school personnel are making it tougher for them to succeed. "Our main goal is to get these youths in school. ...
DPS can tow vehicles parked in handicap areas (08/24/11)
SIKESTON - Parking illegally in designated areas for the physically disabled can lead to more than just a ticket. According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety, those illegally parking in designated handicapped parking areas could have their vehicles towed as well as be prosecuted for illegal parking...
SIKESTON Glance (08/24/11)
Head coach: Kent Gibbs, 23nd season as a head coach (111-109), 5th season at SHS (33-15) Last Year: 13-1 overall District Titles: 10 (1976-80-82-84-87-88-91-95-09-10) Last Conference Title: 2010 2010 Schedule 2011 Schedule...
Preview: Sikeston Bulldogs have many holes to fill in 2011 (08/24/11)
SIKESTON -- In 2009, the Sikeston Bulldogs had their most successful season in their illustrious history of football, going 13-1 and reaching the state semifinals in Class 4, shattering numerous school records along the way. So for an encore in 2010, the Bulldogs duplicated their success, shattering even more records along the way to another 13-1 season...
Big innings lift Kelly over Chaffee 10-2 (08/24/11)
BENTON -- Scoring a combined eight runs in third and fourth inning rallies, the Kelly Lady Hawks overcame an early two-run deficit to beat the Chaffee Lady Devils 10-2. "They executed and played extremely well, especially for our second ball game of the varsity season," Kelly coach Rhonda Ratledge said of her team. "Usually you start a little rough and build and build, but we've started out two real good games now."...
Hot rhetoric boils over the Tea Party (08/24/11)
Now let me see if I have this straight. The leftist, progressive, quasi-socialist Democratic party elite gets their britches in a wad when Sarah Palin has a mock bulls-eye on targeted Congressional seats but ignores it when precious Maxine Waters says the Tea Party "can go to hell!"?...
Patricia Schaffer (08/24/11)
LILBOURN -- Patricia Schaffer, 82, died Aug. 23, 2011, at St. Louis University Hospital. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Gary Mansker (08/24/11)
ALLENVILLE -- Gary Gene Mansker, 67, died Aug. 22, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mark Stanberry (08/24/11)
WINNSBORO, S.C. -- Mark Eric Stanberry, 54, formerly of Morehouse, Mo., died Aug. 10, 2011, of injuries sustained in a scooter crash near Jenkinsville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...