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Stories from Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Early Thanksgiving community meal offered (11/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Those in search of an early Thanksgiving meal are in luck. The Green Memorial Church of God in Christ will provide a free Thanksgiving community dinner from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the church, located at 113 Clayton Ave. in Sikeston. "It's open to the public," said Rita Savage, church member and dinner organizer. "Anybody who wants to come and eat are more than welcome -- eat and be merry."...
Gun charges bring prison sentence (11/15/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Scott County man was sentenced on gun charges Tuesday in Cape Girardeau. Jerry L. Daniels, 42, of Oran was sentenced to 188 months, or nearly 16 years, on one felony count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm, according to the U.S. States Attorney's office...
Fire watch (11/15/11)
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Groups are joining together to promote winter readiness (11/15/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With the warm temps that arrived on high winds, it's easy to forget: winter is coming. The National Weather Service, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and state and local emergency managers have joined forces to promote Wednesday as Winter Weather Awareness Day in Missouri...
Available seasonal jobs going quickly in area (11/15/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Those shopping for a seasonal job need to act now as any available positions are filling quickly. "We've had a few people come in today looking for seasonal jobs," said Eugene Myracle, functional leader for Missouri Career Center in Sikeston. "But to tell you the truth, it (the seasonal job market) seems like it's the same as last year."...
Three arrested for stealing copper wire (11/15/11)
BENTON -- Three Benton men were arrested in connection to several thousand dollars' worth of copper wire being stolen from a Scott County farmer. Mathew Bristow, 26, Jeffrey Bunch Jr., 23, and Michael Gunter, 20, were arrested after a short car chase Thursday night, according to a Scott County Sheriff's Department news release...
Three arrested for stealing copper wire (11/15/11)
BENTON -- Three Benton men were arrested in connection to several thousand dollars' worth of copper wire being stolen from a Scott County farmer. Mathew Bristow, 26, Jeffrey Bunch Jr., 23, and Michael Gunter, 20, were arrested after a short car chase Thursday night, according to a Scott County Sheriff's Department news release. The three men are allegedly linked to the theft of copper wires from an irrigation center pivot, according to the release...
Slow starts (11/15/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Unable to recover from a rough start, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs' eighth grade team fell to the Jackson Lady Indians 32-25 on Monday in their final home game of the season. "If you go back to things we did in the summer, we dig a hole and then we work our way out of it," Sikeston coach Keyth Blissett said. ...
Former NFL star Aeneas Williams to speak at Methodist church on Friday (11/15/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Former Pro Bowl defensive back Aeneas Williams is probably most noted for sending Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young into the broadcast booth. Now, he helps send others into the journey of life through his ministry...
Irene Anne Sadler (11/15/11)
BENTON -- Irene Anne Sadler, 72, died Nov. 12, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born July 19, 1939 in Northampton, England, to Alfred and Pearline Hobbs Barker, she was a home care giver and a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 6407 of Scott City...
Donnie G. Walls (11/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Donnie Gene Walls, 74, of Sikeston, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, at his residence. Born Jan. 23, 1937, in Scotland, Ark., to the late Huse and Mary Rhoades Walls, he was a truck driver and small engine mechanic and a member of the Teamsters Union for many years...
Linda Daugherty (11/15/11)
SIKESTON - Linda Daugherty, 67, died Nov. 14, 2011, at her home in Sikeston. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Ed Gayle (11/15/11)
DEXTER -- Ed Gayle, 86, died Nov. 15, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Walter Wise (11/15/11)
SIKESTON -- Walter Leo Wise, 86, died Nov. 15, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.