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Stories from Friday, October 7, 2011

Man drowns at Sports Complex (10/07/11)
SIKESTON - The Sikeston Department of Public Safety and members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol recovered the body of a 20-year-old man from the lake at the Sikeston Sports Complex at 1:30 a.m. today. Initial reports indicate the man, whose name was not released pending the notification of relatives, was wading with friends in about 3 to 5 feet of water when he disappeared about sometime after 10 p.m. Thursday...
Sikeston man drowns in Sports Complex lake (10/07/11)
SIKESTON -- A 20-year-old man drown while wading in the Sikeston Sports Complex lake Thursday evening. Following a three-hour search, officers recovered the body of Johnny C. Taylor at about 1:30 a.m. today. The body was located by officers near the area he was last seen wading with two friends just after 10 p.m. Thursday...
Racks for 'Ramble' ride (10/07/11)
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City Council shuts down the Sikeston movie theater (10/07/11)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Tuesday was the last picture show for Sikeston. On Wednesday city officials informed the Malco Trio Theater its building was no longer in compliance with city codes and must be closed. City Manager Doug Friend said the closure came after efforts by the city to encourage the property owner and Malco officials to bring the building into compliance. ...
More details about police chief's arrest are released (10/07/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- The Caruthersville police chief and a task force officer are facing felony charges following an investigation by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell confirmed Thursday that Caruthersville Police Chief J. Chris Riggs and Bootheel Drug Task Force Officer Marcus Hopkins were arrested and released on bond on Wednesday. Bond was $200,000 for both...
FEMA funds begin to arrive in Mississippi County (10/07/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County finally has some good news. Junior DeLay, county clerk, updated the County Commission on disaster relief funding during their regular meeting Thursday. Funds obligated in August by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for four of the county's recovery projects totaling over $62,000 have begun to arrive, according to DeLay...
Fall fun (10/07/11)
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Briefly: Sikeston football team flattens Kennett, 56-0 (10/07/11)
The Sikeston Bulldogs became just the fifth team in state history to win 600 games.
Briefly: Late interception secures Charleston football team's win (10/07/11)
Sumner Foster's interception with just over a minute to play sealed the Charleston Bluejays 34-28 win over Herculaneum.
District champ (10/07/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It was a nerve-racking start for Sikeston's Kelsey Dial. She came into the 2011 Girls Individual Tennis Class 1, District 1 Tournament as the top overall seed and didn't want to disappoint. Although hampered by a slow start in the district championship match, Dial eventually calmed her worries after falling behind in the first set against Dexter's Jess Snider, to win a singles district championship on Thursday afternoon at the Sikeston Tennis Courts...
Scott City downs St. Vincent; Kelly sees season end (10/07/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com FESTUS -- Jumping out to an two-run lead in the first inning on thursday, the Scott City Lady Rams held on for a 6-1 win over St. Vincent on Thursday to advance to the Class 2, District 2 championship game, "We consistently hit and played good defense," Scott City coach Amy Pobst said. "We just played an all-around good game."...
Oran advances to district title game (10/07/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- She hadn't pitched in over a week, but Oran's Morgan Todt came up big for the Lady Eagles in Thursday's Class 1, District 1 semifinal contest against the Delta Lady Bobcats. Backed by a flawless performance from her defense, Todt allowed five hits and three walks while striking out three in seven innings as the Lady Eagles rolled to a 6-0 win...
Ray Freedman (10/07/11)
MOREHOUSE -- Charles Ray Freedman, 79, died Oct. 7, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Robert Kelley (10/07/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Robert Kelley, 47, died Oct. 6, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.