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Stories from Friday, May 18, 2012

Up for auction (05/18/12)
SIKESTON -- From the small items like globes, library books and baseball uniforms to the very large like pianos, air compressors and vehicles -- and everything in-between -- the Sikeston R-6 public auction likely has something for everyone. Set to begin at 9 a.m. ...
Officials ponder proposed junkyard (05/18/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- When it comes to junkyards, a fence comes first -- then the cars. Ken Stevenson, Mississippi County's enforcement officer for the county nuisance ordinance, advised county commissioners during his weekly update at Thursday's County Commission meeting of a property owner's interest in establishing a junkyard...
"Ladies night out" (05/18/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local women looking for a girls night out can have fun bonding while also helping other women in need later this month in Sikeston. Plans are under way for the 11th Annual Ladies Night Out set for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 31 at the home of Kathy Hux located at 309 Ridge Drive in Sikeston...
Graduation practice (05/18/12)
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East Prairie woman charged with endangering welfare of child (05/18/12)
CHARLESTON -- An East Prairie woman has been arrested on endangering the welfare of a child. According to Missouri Case.net, Melissa Dawn Henderson, 31, was arrested Thursday by the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department on a warrant for first degree endangering the welfare of a child...
District champs (05/18/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com LEOPOLD -- Though Oran outfielder Jacob Priggel was too young to help the Eagles in their pursuit of last year's Class 1, District 2 Championship no one will soon forget the freshman's contribution in Thursday's title game...
Stella Gosnell (05/18/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Stella Dean Gosnell, daughter of the late James Walton Beavers Sr. and Clara B. Baugher Beavers, was born in Catron on Feb. 8, 1927, and passed away at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on May 17, 2012, at the age of 85 years, 3 months and 9 days...
Kenneth James (05/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Kenneth James, 69, died May 18, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Robert Alaniz (05/18/12)
SIKESTON -- Robert J. Alaniz, 81, died May 17, 2012 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with the Montclair Funeral Home in Chicago. Information was courtesy of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.