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Stories from Monday, January 23, 2012

Pipe replacement work planned (01/23/12)
SIKESTON - Route 80 in Mississippi County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a culvert pipe. The bridge is located between Route 102 and Route AA. Weather permitting, work will take place from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday...
Learning the basics (01/23/12)
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Shooting is under investigation (01/23/12)
CHARLESTON - A shooting is under investigation by the Charleston Department of Public Safety. An investigation began after a gun shot victim arrived at the Missouri Delta Medical Center for treatment Sunday morning. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SHS places fourth in conference; Robinson wins title (01/23/12)
JACKSON -- The Sikeston wrestling team finished fourth in the 12-team SEMO Conference Wrestling Tournament on Saturday as six Bulldogs came home with medals. "I'd like to congratulate our guys on a great tournament," said Sikeston coach Seth Harrell. ...
Charleston rolls to Superman Classic title (01/23/12)
METROPOLIS - Charleston used a swarming defense and an effective outside shooting game to take control in the second half and defeat Massac County, 74-55, in the championship game of the Superman Classic. The Patriots never seriously challenged after the opening minutes of the second half...
Edgar Marshall Jr. (01/23/12)
CHARLESTON -- Edgar Calvin Marshall Jr., age 88, peacefully passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at his home in Charleston. He was born Sept. 4, 1923, at 906 East Commercial Street in Charleston, to the late Edgar Calvin Marshall Sr. and Mary Alice Thompson Marshall. ...
Steve Mattison (01/23/12)
SIKESTON - Steve Mattison, 61, died at 2:54 p.m. Jan. 22, 2012, at the Bertrand Retirement Home. Blanchard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Bill Vinson (01/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Billy J. Vinson, 74, died Jan. 21, 2012 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 9, 1938, in Paducah, Ky., to the late James and Esther Minton Vinson, he was a member of the Salcedo Baptist Church and after retiring from Alcoa Aluminum in 1987 owned and operated a furniture and appliance store. A staff sergeant serving in the Air Force during the Korean War, he was a member of the American Legion and VFW, where he was a past commander...
Sandra Bordonaro (01/23/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Sandra Kay Pullum Bordonaro, 67, died Jan. 22, 2012, at the Twin Rivers Medical Center at Kennett. Born Sept. 19, 1944, at New Madrid to the late Benjamin and Juanita Ford Pullum, she was a past member of the First Baptist Church in Portageville...
Bette S. Scism (01/23/12)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Bette S. Scism, 87, died Jan. 20, 2012, at the Galloway Nursing Home in Galloway. Born Jan. 20, 1925, in Bell City, Mo., daughter of the late Gus and Flodia Wilkerson Keller, she had lived in Stodddard County, Mo., most of her life before moving to Memphis four years ago...
Edward Freeland (01/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Edward L. Freeland, 57, died Jan. 19, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born Nov. 13, 1954, in Charleston, to the late William Inman and Helen Pearl Freeland, he was employed by Triangle in Sikeston for 30 years and by the DeWitt Company in Sikeston. He was of the Baptist belief...
Jack Shifley (01/23/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Jack Edward Shifley, 60, died Jan. 19, 2012, at the Manor Care Health Services in Indianapolis. Born Feb. 2, 1951, in Sikeston Mo., son of Thelma Niederstadt Wismer of Indiana and the late James Franklin Shifley, he served in the U.S. Army and Navy and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans...