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Stories from Thursday, May 31, 2012

Grand jury: Five to stand trial in Scott Co. (05/31/12)
BENTON -- A Scott County grand jury found sufficient evidence for five persons to stand trial on charges ranging from first degree assault to elder abuse to sexual misconduct. According to Scott County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Boyd, this is the eighth grand jury to be called in Scott County since 2003...
Songs for Summer (05/31/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A night of songs from Broadway musicals by the Sikeston Little Theatre performers may be just what the community needs as a welcome to the summer. The concert, "Songs For a Summer Night," will be presented during performances set for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Albritton Mayer Center in Sikeston...
Oran man gets 25 years in prison (05/31/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Scott County man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison Wednesday. Jim R. "Bug" Harris, 51, of Oran was sentenced to 300 months on one felony count each of interference with commerce by threat or violence, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and felon in possession of ammunition, according to the United States Attorney's Office. He appeared before United States District Judge Carol E. Jackson...
Checking up (05/31/12)
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Heartbreak (05/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SPRINGFIELD -- Oran's pursuit of its first state baseball championship will have to wait at least one more season after a disappointing finish to Wednesday's Class 1 semifinal contest against the Santa Fe Chiefs. Unable to get anything going against Santa Fe ace Andrew Curry following a two-run first inning, the Eagles watched the Chiefs rally for a run in the fourth before three scoreless innings left the two teams deadlocked at 2-2 at the end of regulation...
Unit 114 split with Squirrels (05/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- In their first game of the season, Sikeston Legion Post 114 took it on the chin at the hands of the Charleston Fighting Squirrels 10-3 Wednesday during the first game of a doubleheader at Hillhouse Park in Charleston...
Thomas Young (05/31/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Thomas Henry Young, 86, died May 29, 2012, at the Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. Born June 28, 1925, in Fredericktown, to the late Samual M. and Grace London Young, he graduated from Randles High School, Cape Business College and later attended Washington University in St. ...
Rachel Bowers (05/31/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Rachel Bowers, 36, died May 27, 2012, at Piedmont. Born May 9, 1976, in Sikeston, to Dolan Ray Uthoff of Dexter and Tamra Lowery Uthoff Nast of Morehouse, she was a homemaker and of the Baptist belief. Survivors in addition to her parents include: two sons, Kyle Bowers and Zachary "Zach" Bowers of Dexter; one daughter, Brianna Bowers of Dexter; one brother, Thomas McDonald of Blodgett; two sisters, Mary Huus of Morehouse and Kristy Whitley of Sikeston; her maternal grandmother, Helen Lowery of Morehouse; one stepbrother, Justin King of Chicago; one stepsister, Heather Hann of Dexter; a stepmother, Rhonda Uthoff of Dexter; a stepfather, Howie Nast of Morehouse; and her fiance, George Orr of Sikeston.. ...
Tammy Romo (05/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held today at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Tammy Loraine Romo, 49, who died on May 27, 2012, were: Michael Romo, Matthew Romo, Shane Beck, Roger Beck Sr., Roger Beck Jr. and Billy Jordan.
Arthur Viverette (05/31/12)
PORTAGEVILLE - Arthur L. Viverette, 44, died May 31, 2012 at the Golden Living Center at New Madrid. DeLisle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Chase Cobb (05/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Chase Anthony Cobb, 7, died May 29, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 10, 2004, in Sikeston, to Jeremy and Amy Malloy Cobb of Sikeston, he attended the Kenny Rogers Children's Center. In addition to his parents, survivors include: one brother, Gage Cobb of the home; paternal grandparents, Mark and Diane Cobb of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Bobby and Stephanie Malloy of Sikeston; paternal great-grandmother, Viola Cobb of Bernie; maternal great-grandparents, Gene and Jeannie Malloy and Bobby Croney of Sikeston and Fay Croney Parker of Blodgett; maternal step-great-grandmother, Betty Croney of Sikeston; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.. ...
Mary Adams (05/31/12)
BALLWIN -- Mary T. Adams, 83, formerly of East Prairie, died May 29, 2012, in Ballwin. Born April 21, 1929, in East Prairie, she married James Adams who preceded her in death. Survivors include: a daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Jeffrey Silver; three grandchildren, Scott and Stacey Litzsinger, Tamara and Mark Merrick and Jeff and Sharon Litzsinger; and six great-grandchildren...
Mary Drummond (05/31/12)
BARLOW, Ky. -- Mary Sue Stallings Drummond, 72, died May 30, 2012, at her home in Barlow. Born March 9, 1940, in Mississippi County, Mo., to the late Marshall and Nellie Feezor Stallings, she taught school in Mississippi County for two years. Having lived in Barlow, a number of years, she started the first preschool in Ballard County...