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Stories from Sunday, July 15, 2012

3 shot in Charleston (07/15/12)
CHARLESTON -- A weekend shooting in Charleston left three people injured and police searching for the suspects. According to Charleston Department of Public Safety Director Robert Hearnes, officers received a 911 call about a person shooting a gun near the intersection of Vine and Oliver Streets at approximately 5:30 Saturday evening...
Webcasts offering a look at candidates (07/15/12)
For the past two weeks, the Just Saying webcast on the Standard Democrat website has focused on political races for the 148th Missouri House seat that are heating up in our area. Bart Ziegenhorn and Mike Marsh, the two seeking the Democratic nomination for the post, were featured over the past two weeks. And the response to these two candidates was substantial...
El Welton (07/15/12)
ORANGE, Calif. -- Eldredge Hinkley "El" Welton, 95, died at 11:30 a.m. July 10, 2012, at his home. Born March 21, 1917, in East Milton, Mass., he was son of the late Alton "Roy" Welton, who finished fourth in the men's marathon of the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, England, and Louisa Williams Hinkley Welton...
Beth Colon (07/15/12)
COVINGTON, La. -- Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Johnson Beth Colon, 78, passed away on Friday, July 13, 2012. A native of New Orleans, she lived in her beloved Puerto Rico for 25 years prior to retiring to Covington 14 years ago. She was the beloved wife of the late Héctor J. Beth Colon for 51 years...
J.D. Moore (07/15/12)
SIKESTON -- J.D. Moore, 79, died July 12, 2012, at the John Cochran Veterans Hospital in St. Louis. Born Feb. 11, 1933, in Sikeston, to the late William D. and Dixie Casteel Moore, he served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army for 12 years and was a member of American Legion Henry Meldrum Post No. 114 in Sikeston and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Charleston. He had been self-employed as a service station equipment installer and repairman...
John H. Flanigan (07/15/12)
DEXTER -- John H. Flanigan, 67, died July 13, 2012, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center. Born Jan. 13, 1945, in Morehouse, son of the late John and Inez Hare Flanigan, he had lived in Essex most of his life until moving to Dexter in 2006. He had worked in the sanitation department for the city of Essex...
Peggy Bearden (07/15/12)
SIKESTON -- Peggy Bearden, 73, died July 13, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home.