[Nameplate] Overcast ~ 38°F  
High: 44°F ~ Low: 32°F
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Stories from Saturday, February 25, 2012

Heart smarts: Learning the symptoms of a heart attack key to survival (02/25/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Last summer Peggy McKinney of Sikeston began experiencing tingling in her arm and fingers. Chalking it up to carpal tunnel syndrome, she did nothing. Within two months, McKinney suffered a heart attack. "I had the symptoms but didn't know it," said McKinney...
Teens tackle texting issue as they learn about government (02/25/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Participants in this year's Youth in Government Day learned about local government while demonstrating they have what it takes find solutions. The topic for the mock city council meeting held Friday as part of the annual event was whether the city should enact an ordinance which makes it illegal to text while operating a motor vehicle within city limits...
R-E-S-P-E-C-T: SHS earns respect, fourth-straight district title after routing Notre Dame (02/25/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite being the defending state champions, three-time defending district champs and following that up with an impressive regular season run this year, the Sikeston Bulldogs still received the No. 2 seed in the Class 4, District 1 Tournament...
Repeat! Dexter shuts down Notre Dame to claim second-straight title (02/25/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Dexter kept a tight lid on Notre Dame. They held the Lady Bulldogs to 32 percent shooting, their leading scorer to two points and under 40 points for the fifth time this season. The Lady Bearcats won their second straight Class 4, District 1 title on Friday night shrugging aside the Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs 62-38 at the Sikeston Field House...
Risco ties school record with 22nd win (02/25/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ZALMA -- The Risco Tigers tied the school's single-season record for wins on Friday night, downing Zalma 98-62. With the win, Risco improves to 22-3, tying the mark set by the 1973-74 team that finished 22-6 under then coach Stan Whitson...