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Stories from Monday, July 2, 2012

Suspect arrested in Sikeston murder (07/02/12)
SIKESTON - A man wanted in connection with the murder of a Sikeston man is in custody. Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety arrested Kevin Recardo King, 29, of Sikeston on Sunday for the shooting death of Deangelo Williams, 19. At 2:15 a.m. Saturday, DPS officers were called to 814 William St. At the scene they found Williams, who was shot multiple times...
Corporate games (07/02/12)
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Morehouse residents arrested in drug bust (07/02/12)
MOREHOUSE - Five persons are in custody after law enforcement officers discovered a methamphetamine lab during a search of a Morehouse residence. At 5:30 a.m. Saturday, the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department, Morehouse Police Department and Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force served a search warrant at the residence...
Civil war history can be found at Ky. state park (07/02/12)
news@standard-democrat.com COLUMBUS, Ky. -- If someone asked where the biggest Civil War fortifications on the Mississippi River were, some might guess the battle site of Vicksburg, Miss., or outside of New Orleans. However, neither of those are correct...
Missouri Highway Patrol will once again take part in the 20-mile Trooper Project (07/02/12)
POPLAR BLUFF - When Southeast Missouri residents travel the highways for the Fourth of July, they won't be alone. On Tuesday and again on July 8, Troop E of the Missouri State Highway Patrol will take part in the 20-Mile Trooper Project. According to Captain George E. Ridens, commanding officer of Troop E, Poplar Bluff, the project is an effort to promote safety and to reduce the number of crashes in the Troop E area...
Squirrels end rough weekend at Paducah 1-3 (07/02/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com PADUCAH, Ky. -- The Charleston Squirrels are glad to be back in Missouri after a full weekend of baseball in Paducah, Ky. The Squirrels crossed back over into state lines with a 1-3 record defeating only Paducah Junior Legion, 13-6...
Greg Swinney (07/02/12)
SIKESTON -- Gregory "Greg" Swinney, 41, of Sikeston, 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 in 1991 from Sikeston High School and was employed by the Community Sheltered Workshop in Sikeston. ...
Kimberly Fisher (07/02/12)
ADVANCE -- Kimberly Ann Fisher 52, of Advance, passed away June 29, 2012, at her home. She was born Sept. 21, 1959, at Benton Harbor, Mich., the daughter of Charles and July Singleton Williams. Kim was a loving mother and wife. She was a graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She had worked in retail advertising. She was of the Baptist belief...
Carolyn Porche (07/02/12)
JACKSON -- Carolyn Joan Porche, 69, died June 29, 2012, at the Jackson Manor. Born Jan. 18, 1943, in Sikeston, she was the daughter of the late James David and Saphrey Juanita Pruitt Crawford. On June 12, 1965, in Hinesville, Ga., she married Carlton Joseph Porche, who survives of the home...
Betty Frazier (07/02/12)
NEW MADRID -- Betty Elizabeth Galligan Frazier, 69, died July 1, 2012, at her home. Born July 11, 1942, in Bon Aqua, Tenn., daughter of the late Emery and Ruth Galligan and Elizabeth Galligan, she was a stewardess for Trailways Busline. She owned a daycare prior to her retirement in April...
William Weems (07/02/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- William J. Weems, 66, died at 7:15 a.m. June 30, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born June 13, 1946, in Matthews, to the late William Thomas and Julie Mallie Carlyle Weems, he lived most of his life in East Prairie where he was a retired farmer...
Callie Wheatley (07/02/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Callie E. Wheatley, 64, died at 7:15 a.m. June 30, 2012, at her home. Born March 11, 1948, in Cairo, Ill., to the late James Franklin and Armelia Jane Fisher Haley Sr., Callie was member of the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie. She is survived by: two brothers, Billy Haley and James F. Haley Jr.; one sister-in-law, Kathern Haley of East Prairie; and several nieces and nephews...
Pam Turley (07/02/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Pamela G. "Pam" Turley, 52, died July 2, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.