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Stories from Sunday, July 1, 2012

Local man fatally shot (07/01/12)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man died early Saturday from multiple gunshot wounds. Around 2:15 a.m. Saturday, Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers responded to the 800 block of William Street in refer­ence to gunshots heard in the area. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Honor the sacrifices made for our freedom (07/01/12)
We'll gather this week to celebrate the July 4th holiday with the usual array of food and fireworks - though I'm a bit old for the fireworks hoopla. But that's the way we celebrate to mark the independence of this great nation and to celebrate the freedoms that this independence has brought...
Greg Swinney (07/01/12)
SIKESTON -- Gregory "Greg" Swinney, 41, died June 28, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born April 25, 1971, in San Diego, Calif., to Ed and Margaret Forbey Swinney of Sikeston, he graduated from Sikeston High School in 1991 and was employed by the Community Sheltered Workshop in Sikeston. ...
Mary Hare (07/01/12)
ESSEX -- Mary Doretta Hare, 88, died June 28, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff Born June 25, 1924, in Rockview, daughter of the late John and Rose Holmes Wooley, she was a homemaker and had been a member of the Harvest Assembly Church in Essex since 1959...
1st Lt. Warren Moxley (07/01/12)
CHARLESTON -- First Lt. Warren G. Moxley was born May 2, 1921, in Senath. A former member of the Charleston Methodist Church, he was a 1938 graduate of Charleston High School. Prior to being commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Forces on Dec. ...
Alvin Lee O'Dell (07/01/12)
FREDERICKTOWN -- Alvin Lee O'Dell, 82, formerly of East Prairie, died at 6:30 p.m. June 28, 2012, at his daughter's home in Sedgewickville. Born Oct. 17, 1929, in the Pultight community near East Prairie, to the late Raymond Lee and Mary Jane Rolan O'Dell, he was a retired upholsterer and of the Pentecostal belief...
Carolyn Porche (07/01/12)
JACKSON -- Carolyn Porche, 69, died June 28, 2012, at the Jackson Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
William Weems (07/01/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- William Weems, 66, died June 30, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Terry DeHart (07/01/12)
COMMERCE -- Terry Edward DeHart, 56, died June 29, 2012, at the Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 23, 1955, in Paragould, Ark., son of James Edward and Peggy Ann Hart DeHart of Diehlstadt, he was a farmer and a member of the Church of Christ...
Donnie McCarter (07/01/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Donnie McCarter, 55, died June 28, 2012, at his home. Born Nov. 23, 1956, in Mississippi, son of the late Randel Otis and Bonnie McDonald McCarter, he married Adele Davis who also preceded him in death. Survivors include: one son, Preston McCarter of Jefferson City; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Diane Hart and Marie and Donald Cook of Portageville; a brother and sister-in-law, David and Tonya McCarter of Hayti; and one grandchild, Tabatha Liles...