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Stories from Monday, February 6, 2012

Show a success (02/06/12)
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United Way campaign surpasses initial goal (02/06/12)
SIKESTON - Thanks to the generosity of Southeast Missourians senior citizens can continue to look forward to a hot meal at noontime, the Scott County Transit Service will keep on rolling and Girl Scout and Boy Scout will get some extra support. The 2011-12 United Way campaign far and away surpassed its goal, this year bringing in a record-setting $110,901.82. ...
Bootheel woman seriously injured after being hit by drunk driver (02/06/12)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A woman is in serious condition after being hit by a drunk driver. At 11:50 p.m. Saturday, Caruthersville police responded to the 1600 block of Carroll following a report of a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Elm Street in Marston closed for railroad crossing repairs (02/06/12)
WILLOW SPRINGS - Route EE (Elm Street) in New Madrid County will be CLOSED while BNSF Railroad crews repair the railroad crossing. This crossing is located between Toney Street and McCarty Street west of Marston, Mo. The road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, weather permitting...
Gwendolyn Sharp (02/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Gwendolyn Waters Sharp, age 72, passed away Feb. 3, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Aug. 12, 1939, in Wilson, N.C., to the late Lindsay and Mildred Smith Waters. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University in 1961 with a major in education and minor in music, married Harry G. ...
Marie Tribble (02/06/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Marie V. Tribble, 91, died Feb. 3, 2012, at the Twin Rivers Hospital in Kennett. Born May 8, 1920, in Portageville, to the late James and Bertha Townsend Black, she was a member of the Apostolic Truth Tabernacle Church. On May 30, 1937, she married Gilbert James Gribble who preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 2002...
Raymond Grimes (02/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- The Rev. Raymond E. Grimes, 95, died at 10:05 p.m. Feb. 4, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Finley Williams (02/06/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Finley Robert Williams, 76, formerly of Sikeston and East Prairie, died at 10:25 p.m. Feb. 3, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 2, 1935, in the Dorena community near East Prairie, to the late Gough and Birdie Zook Williams, he had lived in Cape Girardeau for the past year. He was a retired farmer and also retired from the Sikeston Public Schools as a janitor. He was of the Pentecostal belief...
Johnny Wyatt (02/06/12)
SCOTT CITY -- Johnny Ray Wyatt, 56, died at 10 a.m. Feb. 4, 2012, at his home. Born Feb. 2, 1956, in Sikeston, to the late Alvie D. and Maggie Ruth Tillman Wyatt, he had worked as a supervisor at Blair Industries and later as a self-employed mechanic and trader. He was of the Catholic belief...