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Stories from Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Shooting under investigation (09/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Detectives with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety are currently investigating a shooting that took place at the corner of Delmar and Dorothy at around 7 p.m. Check back at www.standard-democrat.com for more information.
County seeking to replace 2 bridges (09/21/11)
BENTON -- Scott County commissioners are taking steps toward replacing two county bridges. Commissioners said during their regular meeting Tuesday that 11 companies responded to the county's request for qualifications for engineering services on two Off-System Bridge Replacement Program projects...
Drug drop box arrives (09/21/11)
BENTON -- Looking for a good place to get rid of old prescription drugs? Try the Scott County Sheriff's Office. The Scott County Sheriff's Department was one of only 100 recipients nationwide to get a NADDI Rx Drug Drop Box free of charge, according to Sheriff Rick Walter...
Miner institutes landlord ordinance (09/21/11)
MINER -- Landlords of rental properties in Miner have some new requirements. The Miner Board of Aldermen approved an ordinance setting guidelines for rental property owners during their regular meeting Tuesday. The ordinance is modeled on one implemented in Sikeston several years ago, according to Danielle Patrick, city clerk...
Health officials: Now is time to get flu shot (09/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Health officials say the sooner as many people as possible can get the influenza vaccine, the better off everyone will be this cold and flu season. Mississippi County Health Department began administering the seasonal flu vaccine to the public on Sept. 12, and many other health departments and healthcare providers are also offering the 2011-2012 flu vaccine...
Man guilty of possessing child porn (09/21/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Caruthersville man entered a guilty plea in federal court on charges of possession of child pornography. Justin Linsman, 32, pled guilty to one felony count of possession of child pornography before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. Linsman now faces a maximum sentence of 10 years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine, followed by a period of supervised release of life. Sentencing is set for December 19 in Cape Girardeau...
Scott City rolls past Oran in straight sets (09/21/11)
ORAN -- Despite a strong start to the first game on Tuesday, the Oran Lady Eagles couldn't deny the undefeated Scott City Lady Rams their 13th win, falling in straight sets 25-9, 25-9. "In the first game, the first five or six points, they played awesome," Oran coach Sara Heisserer said. "We were down a couple and then we actually came back and took the lead at one point...
Bulldogs shutout Anna-Jonesboro 4-0 (09/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Throughout most of the match, the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team controlled every aspect. From possession, tempo and everything in between, the Bulldogs continued to crash the goal, which resulted in a 4-0 win over visiting Anna-Jonesboro, Ill., at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
Roundup (09/21/11)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team fell 14-3 to Jackson on Tuesday. Jackson pounded out 24 hits in the contest, which included three doubles. Sikeston's Madison Chaney went 2 for 4 while Sydney King added a double. The Lady Bulldogs scored the games first three runs in the first inning but gave up their lead in the fourth when Jackson broke the 3-3 tie with two runs...
Elva Noisworthy (09/21/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Elva M. Noisworthy, 86, died at 3 a.m. Sept. 21, 2011, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jim Baker (09/21/11)
SIKESTON - Jim Baker, 65, died Sept. 21, 2011, at Miner Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Georgia Smith (09/21/11)
CHARLESTON -- Georgia Mae Smith, 88, died Sept. 18, 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...
Glen Harper (09/21/11)
BENTON -- Glen Harper, 69, died Sept. 20, 2011, at 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...
James Harvey (09/21/11)
CHARLESTON -- James A. Harvey, 76, died Sept. 16, 2011, at 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...
Mary Jane Crader (09/21/11)
MARBLE HILL -- Mary Jane Crader, 84, died Sept. 19, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Roger Shavers (09/21/11)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Roger Lee "Sonny" Shavers, 58, formerly of Homestown, died Sept. 14, 2011, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Country suffers from a lack of leadership (09/21/11)
Given the current state of this great nation, I am beginning to wonder how anyone in their right mind could vote to re-elect this President. I can understand perhaps why some would vote for his re-election because they believe the current crop of GOP candidates would be no better...