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Stories from Friday, April 27, 2012

EP man faces gun, assault charges (04/27/12)
CHARLESTON -- An East Prairie man faces charges of assault and armed criminal action in Mississippi County. Adonis Lamarr Davis, 22, of East Prairie will be arraigned at 9:30 a.m. May 2 before Judge T. Lynn Brown. He is charged with the felonies of first degree assault, first degree domestic assault, first degree endangering the welfare of a child, armed criminal action and felony unlawful use of a weapon, according to Missouri Case.net...
'Crosswalker' (04/27/12)
SIKESTON -- Thomas Moore bears his cross with a smile. The Paragould, Ark., native walked into Sikeston carrying a large wooden cross, aided only by two small rubber wheels at the cross' base. As he walked, he waved at the cars passing by, offered a handshake to pedestrians and often stopped to shout, "Jesus loves you!"...
NMC joins Drug Take Back event (04/27/12)
NEW MADRID - The New Madrid County Sheriff's Department will also participate in Saturday's "Drug Take Back" program. From 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Saturday, the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public the opportunity to get rid of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs by bringing them to the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, located at 2 Courthouse Square in New Madrid, or the Portageville Community Center, which is on Main Street in Portageville.. ...
Public radio addressed at Chamber meeting (04/27/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The spotlight was on public radio at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon Thursday. Amanda Lincoln, development director at KRCU Public Radio, which services regions of Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois, talked about the offerings to those in attendance...
Red Devils Invitational (04/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- The Chaffee Red Devils track team swept their own meet Thursday during the Chaffee Red Devil Invitational. The boys scored a total of 139 while the girls finished with 133. Through balanced scoring and three first place finishes, the Chaffee boys ended up well ahead of their closest competitor, Charleston, who scored 79.5 points...
Portageville shuts down East Prairie in 8-1 victory (04/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- With the pitching combination of Zac Treece and Jansen Darst holding East Prairie to only two hits on Thursday Portageville was able to take and early lead and hold on for a 8-1 win. "We put the ball in play and that's good to see," Portageville assistant coach Ron Riddle said. "Our bats have started to come alive a bit. Zac Treece gave us five good innings and the defense played well behind him."...
SHS soccer falls at Marion; Jays' baseball snaps losing streak (04/27/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARION, Ill. -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs fell to Marion, Ill., Thursday 3-1. Madison Chaney scored her 14th goal of the season in the loss. Sikeston (5-9) fell behind 2-1 at the half in another windy contest. With the assist from Monica Carter, Chaney punched in the Lady Bulldogs' only goal in the 35th minute...
Calvin Rigney (04/27/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Calvin Roy Rigney, 48, died April 24, 2012, at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Born July 14, 1963, in Wyatt, to Samuel Riggens of Charleston and the late Margie McCain Riggens, he was a 1982 graduate of Charleston High School and received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1989. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Powerhouse Church in Poplar Bluff...
Dolan Jarnagin (04/27/12)
LITCHFIELD, Ill. -- Dolan Jarnagin, 80, formerly of Marston, Mo., died April 24, 2011, in Litchfield. Born March 24, 1932, in Clarksville, Ark., to the late Robert James and Mary Compton Jarnagin, he had retired from Noranda Aluminum. He had served in the National Guard and the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Evergreen Baptist Church...
Mary Jane McLain (04/27/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Mary Jane McLain, 77, formerly of East Prairie, died March 23, 2012. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.
Lester Gramlisch (04/27/12)
CHAFFEE -- Lester "Pooge" Gramlisch, 78, died April 25, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Dec. 23, 1933, in Chaffee, to the late John and Mary Annie Sadler Gramlisch, he was a retired self-employed bricklayer and had served in the U.S. Navy...
Marjorie Presson (04/27/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Marjorie R. Presson, 90, died at 3:40 p.m. April 26, 2012, in the Lutheran Home at Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.