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Stories from Thursday, October 6, 2011

Locked up (10/06/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON - Sometimes you can do good behind bars. Manning the phones and bringing in pledges, the "felons" in Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Lock Up on Wednesday proved they could do just that. Their goal at the end of the day was to raise $20,000 for MDA...
Caruthersville police chief is facing felony charges (10/06/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE - The Caruthersville Police Chief and one of his officers are facing felony charges following an investigation by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell confirmed this morning that Caruthersville Police Chief Chris Riggs and Caruthersville officer Marcus Hopkins were arrested and released on bond...
Fall visitors (10/06/11)
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Depot to offer cultural experience with Family Night at the Museum (10/06/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Depot Museum will begin offering the complete cultural experience through an after-hours series of family nights. The first Family Night at the Museum is set for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 13 inside and outside the museum located 116 W. Malone Ave. in Sikeston...
Morley man faces drug charges (10/06/11)
BENTON - A Morley area man is in custody for drug possession following a traffic stop. Charles Blissett, 59, is charged with possession of a controlled substance and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked driver's license. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Bulldogs ready for explosive Kennett (10/06/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Kennett Indians were part of Missouri football history last week, but that's not going to sway the Sikeston Bulldogs. Kennett combined with the Malden Green Wave to score 20 touchdowns, 134 points and over 1,200 yards of offense last Friday in a 75-59 loss...
District tournaments begin (10/06/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- All season long the Chaffee Lady Devils have relied on their offense to give them the upper hand. On Wednesday, however, it just didn't show up. Chaffee ended their season with a 6-3 defeat to Neelyville at Oran High School during the first round of the Class 1, District 1 tournament...
SHS season ends at hands of Knightettes; Kelly advances with 9-3 win (10/06/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com HILLSBORO -- Bringing their season to a close, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell 5-2 on Wednesday to the Farmington Knightettes in the opening round of the Class 4, District 1 Tournament. "We struggled going from a faster pitcher, like the one we saw against Naylor on Monday, to a slower one like Farmington has," Sikeston assistant coach Paige Silverthorn said. "We started to catch up later in the game, but by then it was just a little too late."...
Scott City spikes Kennett in two sets (10/06/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SCOTT CITY -- Picking up their 18th straight win on Wednesday, the Scott City Lady Rams continued their undefeated season with a straight-set win over the Kennett Lady Indians 25-5, 25-5. "We did a good of staying consistent, composed and not letting down," Scott City coach Erin Hoffman said. "We've been working on that a lot...
Grace Parker (10/06/11)
TUPELO, Miss. -- Grace Gloria Veoglin Parker, 87, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died Oct. 4, 2011, at the home of her daughter in Tupelo. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mary Williams (10/06/11)
LILBOURN -- Mary Delores Williams, 57, died Oct. 3, 2011, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Margaret Goza (10/06/11)
SIKESTON -- Lois Margaret Goza, 87, of Sikeston, died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jessy Barker (10/06/11)
DEXTER -- Jessica Lynn "Jessy" Barker, 23, died Oct. 4, 2011, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Kelley Powell (10/06/11)
MATTHEWS -- Kelley J. Powell, 54, of Matthews, died on Oct. 4, 2011, at the Close to Home Rest Center in Matthews. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Alan Shaner (10/06/11)
GERMANTOWN, Tenn. -- Albert "Alan" Shaner, 82, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 2, 2011, at the Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis. Arrangements are incomplete.