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Stories from Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Council updated on library renovations (07/31/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Library Board will soon have pictures of renovations planned for the Library's basement along with the anticipated cost -- and a plan to raise money for the project. Greg Colwick, president of the Library Board, provided an update on expansion plans for the Library during the City Council's special briefing session Monday...
Officials hear first-time bills (07/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Several bills were read for the first time during the Sikeston City Council's special briefing session Monday. These were: Both requests were reportedly made as a result of vehicles blocking driveways during school hours. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Tourney continues (07/31/12)
Districts preparing for new school year (07/31/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The first day of class for local school districts may be a couple weeks away, but preparation for the new school year is happening now. New Madrid County R-1 is among the first school districts to begin the school year with Aug. 10 as the first day of classes...
Two arrested for burglary in Mississippi County (07/31/12)
CHARLESTON - Stolen firearms and jewelry were recovered following the arrest of two persons. According to Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore, Joshua Matthew Foster, 28, of Charleston and Casey Dewayne Burton, 32, of Sikeston were arrested Saturday after a burglary on Friday in Bertrand...
Small plane crashes in Bootheel; pilot, wife uninjured (07/31/12)
BRAGG CITY - An investigation is continuing into a plane crash, where a pilot and his passenger walked away without injury. Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department received a report of a plane crashing into a cotton field along County Highway 219, west of Bragg City early Sunday. At the scene, deputies found a Piper Twin Engine Comanche plane...
Ups and downs (07/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Staving off elimination in the loser's bracket of the 12-and-under Cal Ripken Midwest Plains Regional Tournament, the Sikeston All-Stars took an early lead against Ottawa, Kan. before holding on for a 7-3 win...
Sikeston's season ends at the hands of Mineral Area (07/31/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston's 12U All-Star team has seen enough of Mineral Area. Their rivals from up north stole a state championship from the All-Stars during the state tournament earlier this season and ended their season Monday beating Sikeston 6-1 during the 2012 Midwest Plains Regional Tournament at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
Harold Poole (07/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Harold Poole, 87, died July 30, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 19, 1925, in Cairo, Ill., to the late John Elvis and Effie Gladys Brown Poole, he was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church. He had served in the U.S. Army Air Force and was a member of the Optimist Club where he served as secretary and treasurer from 1972-1973. He was a member of the Federal Investigators Association and had been a construction contractor before retiring...
Ed Patterson (07/31/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Edward E. "Ed" Patterson, 71, died July 30, 2012, at his home. Born July 21, 1941, in Caruthersville, to the late Edward Lee and Margaret Francis Johnston Patterson, he had been a baseball coach for many years. He retired from Noranda Aluminum and was a member of the Bootheel Rabbit Hunters Association...
Rose Marie Loveless (07/31/12)
DEXTER -- Rose Marie Loveless, 78, died July 29, 2012, at her home. Born Oct. 3, 1933, in Detroit, she was the daughter of the late Perry and Mamie Clay Frazier. On Aug. 25, 1949, in Detroit, she married Johney Robert Loveless who preceded her in death on Jan. 21, 1991...
Buddy Vanover (07/31/12)
BERTRAND - Buddy Vanover, 72, died July 31, 2012, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.
Maxine Gipson (07/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Geneva Maxine Gipson, 90, of Sikeston, died July 28, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 24, 1922, in Palestine, Ill., to the late Robert Webster and Issie Evelene Roberts Ozment, she was a homemaker and member of the Miner Baptist Church. She previously worked for 21 years at the International Shoe Co. in Sikeston and also worked at the Ace Hardware Co. in Sikeston...
Martha J. Boyles (07/31/12)
DEXTER -- Martha J. Boyles, 88, died July 29, 2012, at her daughter's home in Dexter. Born March 31, 1924, in Oakland, Ark., to the late Abe and Sarah Welch Malonee, she lived in the Dexter and Essex areas most of her life. She attended the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter and had worked as an inspector in a hat factory for over 20 years...
Evelyn Barrowman (07/31/12)
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Evelyn Barrowan, 80, died July 29, 2012, at her daughter's home in Sikeston, Mo. Services will be conducted in Orlando with Woodlawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home of Gotha in charge of arrangements. Courtesy of Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston...
Hilda Hardison (07/31/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Hilda A. Hardison, 80, died at 3:20 p.m. July 28, 2012, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Aug. 16, 1931, in New Madrid County, to the late Leroy and Ethelyne Haynes Bisher, she lived in East Prairie most of her life and was of the Protestant belief...
Maureen Christy (07/31/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Maureen Christy, 88, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died July 30, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Michael Mitchell (07/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Michael Mitchell, 58, died July 30, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ivena Porter (07/31/12)
SIKESTON -- Ivena Porter, 85, died July 30, 2012, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.