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Stories from Friday, September 23, 2011

Celebrating Day 366 (09/23/11)
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Shooting suspect is now in custody (09/23/11)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man has turned himself in for a shooting that critically injured another. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety reported today that Raymond Ray Mitchell, 23, is in custody at the Scott County Jail. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Court sets date for preliminary hearing in fatal shooting of Sikeston resident (09/23/11)
CHARLESTON -- A preliminary hearing for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Sikeston resident is scheduled for 10 a.m. Oct. 13, according to officials with the Mississippi County Circuit Court. Devonte M. Johnson, 18, of Charleston, was arrested Aug. 18 in Kalamazoo, Mich., in connection with a fatal shooting outside of a Charleston nightclub...
150th anniversary of first publication in Bloomfield celebrated (09/23/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Stripers are gathering in Southeast Missouri for a sesquicentennial celebration. The Stars and Stripes Association, which is made up of current and former employees of the Stars and Stripes, the U.S. military's newspaper, began arriving in Sikeston Thursday for their annual reunion, according to R. Sue Mayo, librarian at the Stars and Stripes Museum/Library in Bloomfield...
Honk for Jesus (09/23/11)
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From bicycle rides to New Year's Eve balls, residents have plenty of activities (09/23/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Those who say nothing is going on in and around Sikeston clearly aren't looking very hard. That was the observation of Missy Marshall, executive director of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce, after listening to what's going on and coming up with local businesses and organizations. An "open mic" was held at the Chamber's monthly luncheon on Thursday...
Briefly: Dexter runs past Malden, 40-26 (09/23/11)
The Dexter Bearcats rushed for over 350 yards in their rivalry win over the Malden Green Wave.
Oran takes advantage of Sikeston softball team's errors, silent bats (09/23/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Plagued by errors in the field and a cold night night at the plate on Thursday, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs watched the visiting Oran Lady Eagles build an early lead before holding for a 9-2 win. "We didn't hit the ball well and our defense wasn't as good as it usually is," Sikeston assistant coach Paige Silverthorn said. ...
Briefly: Scott City pulls away from Chaffee (09/23/11)
CHAFFEE -- Pulling away late on an 85 yard kick off return, the Scott City Rams defeated the Chaffee Red Devils 34-20 on Friday. With his team holding a slim 21-14 lead after Chaffee's Tyson Estes scored on a five yard run with 8:59 to play, Scott City's Zach Cotner took the ensuing kick back 85 yards to pull ahead 28-14...
Scott City volleyball team throttles Sikeston (09/23/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- Playing a whole game has been something Scott City coach Erin Hoffman has been trying to engrain into her teams mind over the last few weeks. No lags, no letdowns and no stepping off the pedal. After defeating visiting Sikeston on Tuesday in two convincing sets, that lesson may be beginning to take hold...
Kennett netters roll past Lady Bulldogs (09/23/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The shorthanded Sikeston tennis team fell to Kennett 9-0 on damp Thursday afternoon, giving the Lady Indians the top seed in the upcoming district tournament. "Several JV players had to step up in rank today due to illness hitting our varsity team," said Sikeston coach Russ Dial. "Kennett has a team that you need to be full strength against, even to stay close."...
Robert Blasingain (09/23/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Robert Louis Blasingain, 78, died at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Sue Razer (09/23/11)
WAPPAPELLO -- Gwendolyn "Sue" Sutton Razer, 68, died Sept. 21, 2011, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Inez Baldwin (09/23/11)
MARSTON -- Inez Baldwin, 95, formerly of Marston, died Sept. 22, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.