[Nameplate] Mostly Cloudy ~ 50°F  
Freeze Warning
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Sikeston man to serve 15 years for shooting death (11/02/11)
NEW MADRID - A Sikeston man will serve 15 years in prison for the shooting death of his girlfriend in April 2009. Brandon Lane entered a guilty plea Tuesday in Division I of New Madrid County Circuit Court before Judge William L. Syler Jr. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
November Calendar Girl (11/02/11)
For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Two area parks named as 'treasures' for travelers (11/02/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Two Southeast Missouri State Parks are Midwest "treasures" for travelers. Featured in the November/December 2011 issue of AAA Midwest Traveler, Big Oak Tree State Park and Towosahgy State Historic Site near East Prairie were selected as a Midwestern treasure for their appeal to typical AAA members...
Getting down to business (11/02/11)
For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Playoff time arrives (11/02/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com HILLSBORO -- There have been very few occasions during the past three seasons that the Sikeston Bulldogs football team have had to rebound from a lopsided loss. The 55-21 drubbing put on by the Farmington Knights last week will be their next chance to bounce back from what ended up being a loss that kicked Sikeston from a third-straight district title as well as a SEMO Conference championship as well...
Bearcats set to take on familiar foe in regional (11/02/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Dexter Bearcats and Park Hills Central Rebels are no strangers. When the two teams meet tonight in a Class 3 regional match-up at Charles Bland Stadium in Dexter, it will be the fourth meeting in the last two years, with the Bearcats winning the prior three meetings...
Upstart Charleston hopes to sting Hornets in Class 2 regional (11/02/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Back in the postseason for the first time since 2007, the Charleston Bluejays will face a tough road test tonight as they get set to play the Crystal City Hornets. "They know it's a big game," Charleston head coach Brett Blackman said of his kids. "We've had a good week of practice and hopefully we're ready to compete. The kids are fired up, we're in the playoffs and we're going to see what we can do...
John Walter Syre (11/02/11)
BERTRAND -- John Walter Syre, 80, died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at the home of his daughter in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Deborah Summers (11/02/11)
CHARLESTON -- Deborah Ann Summers, 54, died Nov. 1, 2011, at the 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...
Wayne Hatley (11/02/11)
RHOME, Texas -- Kenneth Wayne Hatley, 64, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Oct. 27, 2011, at the Wise Regional Hospital in Decatur, Texas. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Anita McInnis (11/02/11)
CHARLESTON -- Anita Pietzrak McInnis, 63, died Oct. 27, 2011. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
David Wilson (11/02/11)
LILBOURN -- James David Wilson, 55, died Nov. 1, 2011, at Saint 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...