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Stories from Monday, November 21, 2011

No need to panic when cooking Thanksgiving meal (11/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Should something go awry when cooking this year's Thanksgiving meal, experts say don't panic -- but do plan ahead. Tara Groberski, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line expert, recalled her personal blunder of cooking a turkey for Thanksgiving one year...
Charleston man bound over for murder at Bro's Kickin' (11/21/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man will face a first degree murder charge among others for a nightclub scuffle that escalated to a fatal conclusion. During a preliminary hearing held Monday at the Mississippi County Courthouse, Associate Judge T. Lynn Brown found there is probable cause and ordered Devonte Johnson, 18, bound over to appear before Circuit Court Judge David Dolan on Dec. 13...
Scouting For Food (11/21/11)
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Learning early (11/21/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Before Sikeston High School senior Dustin Chaney graduates this spring, he will have early childhood education college course credits in place and the training necessary to become a certified preschool teaching assistant...
DPS officer injured in drug-related call (11/21/11)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston Department of Public Safety Officer was received minor injuries while on a drug-related call Friday night. According to the DPS incident report, at 7:49 p.m. Friday, a call was received regarding narcotics sales at the 1500 block of Osage...
Two teens are hurt in Sunday accident (11/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Two Benton teens received serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Sunday. The accident occurred on Route H, seven miles north of Sikeston, at 4:20 p.m. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Garry Love (11/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Ronald "Garry" Love, 75, died at 10:10 a.m. Nov. 20, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 15, 1936, in Morehouse, to the late Carlos and Elsie Sheeter Love, he had been a vice president of U.S. Bank in Sikeston. A veteran of the U.S. ...
Karen Pippins (11/21/11)
DEXTER -- Karen Ann Pippins, 54, died Nov. 19, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 31, 1957, in Nevada, Mo., to the late Kyle and Alta Gordon, she was a teacher in the Dexter public school system for 30 years and had just retired in June. ...
Troy Johnson (11/21/11)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Troy Johnson, 46, died Nov. 21, 2011, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, Mo.
William H. York (11/21/11)
SIKESTON -- William H. York, 85, died Nov. 19, 2011, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Elena Brown (11/21/11)
CHARLESTON -- Elena Delores Wheeler Brown, age 79, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at her residence in Charleston. She was born May 8, 1932, in Sikeston, to the late W. Goldburn and Avis Ford Wheeler. A graduate of Diehlstadt High School, she had lived her entire life in Scott and Mississippi counties and was a member of the United Methodist Church in Charleston. ...
Billy Chapman Jr. (11/21/11)
BENTON -- Billy Dale Chapman Jr., 44, died Nov. 17, 2011, at his home. Born Jan. 22, 1967, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Billy Dale and Billie Jean Harris Chapman Sr., he was a carpenter and worked in home construction. Survivors include: his mother, Jeanie Baker of Benton; a daughter, Katherine Irene Chapman of Oakland, Tenn.; four sisters, Laurie Ann Brown of Blytheville, Ark., Janell Sinquefield of Brighton, Ind., Crystal Gosche of Kelso and Amanda Sells of Jackson; maternal grandparents, Raymond and Reba Harris of Benton; and a paternal grandfather, Billy S. ...
Delores Brown (11/21/11)
CHARLESTON -- Delores Wheeler Brown, 79, died Nov. 18, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Gene Gaines Jr. (11/21/11)
SIKESTON -- Joseph Eugene "Gene" Gaines Jr., 64, died at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 18, 2011, east of Greenville. Born Dec. 15, 1946, in Dexter, to the late Joseph Eugene and Dora Allen McDaniels Gaines, he was a route salesman for Ameri-Pride. A veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Vietnam War, he was of the Baptist belief...
Irene Sittner (11/21/11)
FREEBURG, Ill. -- Irene Sittner, 99, died Nov. 20, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston, Mo.