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Stories from Monday, November 28, 2011

Downtown Sikeston holiday ornament depicts old Malone Theatre (11/28/11)
SIKESTON -- The 2011 Historic Downtown Sikeston Christmas ornament -- the fifth in the series -- features a view of the old Malone Theatre. Harry Sharp remembers growing up in Sikeston and spending many Saturdays at the old theater. "Every Saturday, we went to see a western, a serial and cartoon," Sharp said, adding they would always end with a cliffhanger so spectators would have to come back the next week...
Seven charged with bilking Pemiscot County of funds (11/28/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Seven persons, including an elected official, former Pemiscot County employees and two local businessmen, are charged in connection with the forging of invoices to the Pemiscot County Road and Bridge Department. According to Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, the investigation began three months ago...
Winter prep (11/28/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local MoDOT crews are looking to do more with less this winter while helping motorists get to their destinations safely. "We currently have all of our salt supplies stocked up with what we think will carry us through the winter," David Wyman, area engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation's Southeast District, said Friday. "It may be necessary to recharge those supplies but all of our sheds are full."...
Riverbend concludes (11/28/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- After battling neck-and-neck with West Memphis, Ark., through three close quarters of play, the Charleston Bluejays saw a late surge by the Blue Devils seal a 58-50 loss to close out the 17th Annual Riverbend Classic...
Sam Sebaugh (11/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Ovis "Sam" Sebaugh, 98, died Nov. 26, 2011, at the WestRidge Place in Sikeston. Born Jan. 17, 1913, in Daisy, to the late Vivian and Sarah Probst Sebaugh, he had been employed as a heavy equipment mechanic by Fabick Brothers and was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Sikeston...
Kitty Welch (11/28/11)
DEXTER -- Kitty Welch, 90, died Nov. 27, 2011, at the Cypress Point Skilled Nursing Center in Dexter. Born April 19, 1921, at Brownsville, Tenn., daughter of the late Carey Ward and Ira Worrell Ward, she was a nurse for 51 years working in Jewish Hospital, City Hospital and Delmar Gardens Residential Care in St. ...
Steffanie Lee (11/28/11)
NEW MADRID -- Steffanie Michelle Riley Lee, 39, died Nov. 26, 2011, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid.
Philip Shimon (11/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Philip Shimon, 40, died Nov. 27, 2011, at his home in Sikeston. Tentative arrangements are for Wednesday evening at Blanchard Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Dylan Simmons (11/28/11)
SIKESTON -- Dylan Tyler Glenn Western Simmons, 17, died Nov. 25, 2011, at Sikeston. Born June 15, 1994, in Sikeston, to Katrina Simmons of Sikeston and Ray Western of Tennessee, he was of the Baptist belief. In addition to his parents, other survivors include: his stepfather, Nick Harden of Sikeston; three sisters, Hannah Michelle Harden, Halie Dawn Harden and Whitney Danielle Harden of Sikeston; grandparents, Ruth Ann Bonee of Portageville, Mary Jones of Sikeston and James Terry Simmons of Marston; and stepgrandparents, Kevin Glenn Bozell, Carolyn Warren and Jerry Harden of Sikeston.. ...
Phyllis Grubbs (11/28/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Phyllis Jane Grubbs, 73, died at 9:05 p.m. Nov. 26, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 18, 1938, at Delta, to the late Henry A. and Vondice D. Adams Smith, she lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a clerical supervisor from 1956 until she retired in 1990 with the Division of Aging in East Prairie. She was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie...