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Stories from Monday, July 16, 2012

Messy fun (07/16/12)
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Girl, 9, reported shot by brother (07/16/12)
SIKESTON - The shooting of a 9-year-old girl is under investigation by local law enforcement. Around 6:10 p.m. Sunday, Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a call about a child being transported to Missouri Delta Medical Center with a gunshot wound...
3 people are shot in Charleston Saturday (07/16/12)
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...
Museum takes different look at Hemingway (07/16/12)
news@standard-democrat.com PIGGOTT, Ark. -- Many people know Ernest Hemingway from his works, such as "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "The Old Man and the Sea." However, the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott offers a different angle into the famous author's life...
Two men and juvenile arrested for sex crime involving young girl (07/16/12)
BENTON -- Two men and a juvenile were arrested following a sexual assault investigation. According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, Christerfer W. Morrison, 21, of Morehouse, and John R. Ralph Jr., 19, of Miner are both charged with two counts of statutory rape in the first degree and six counts of statutory sodomy in the first degree...
Finals set for Junior Legion tournament (07/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After rain delayed Saturday's portion of the Junior Legion District 14 tournament, play got back underway on Sunday with Sikeston Auxiliary Unit 114 and Jackson's junior legion team moving on to today's title game...
Peggy Bearden (07/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Peggy Jean Bearden, 73, died July 13, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born March 21, 1939, in Wyatt, daughter of the late Arthur and Sue Murphy Parr, she and her husband owned and operated J.D.'s Steak House in Sikeston for many years...
Randel Tucker (07/16/12)
DEXTER -- R.C. "Randel" Tucker, 88, died July 14, 2012, at the Cypress Point Care Center in Dexter. Born May 8, 1924, in Geronimo, Okla., to the late W.E. and Estalee Romaines Tucker, he worked at Elder Manufacturing Company for many years before establishing his own custom machine hay baling business. He attended the New Bethel General Baptist Church for 56 years...
Dixie Counts (07/16/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Dixie Counts, 70, died July 15, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie.
Alfreda Brashears (07/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Alfreda Brashears, 87, died July 14, 2012, at the Miner Nusing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Claudette Copeland (07/16/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Claudette Copeland, 68, died July 14, 2012, at her home. Born July 18, 1943, in Morehouse, to the late Claude and Eva Lou Patrick Copeland, she retired from Tetra-Pak and was of Baptist belief. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Alma Acord and Shirley Donze...
Duane Caston (07/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Duane Caston, 47, died July 16, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.