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Stories from Thursday, August 16, 2012

Sikeston grad first in Missouri to become Deer Steward III (08/16/12)
SIKESTON -- A former Sikeston graduate is the first Missourian to achieve the milestone of Deer Steward III. Allen Morris, of Jackson and member of the SEMO Trail of Tears Branch of Quality Deer Management Association representing Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Scott and surrounding counties, is now one of only 26 in North America to earn the Deer Steward III status...
First day of school (08/16/12)
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New Madrid hires first parks and recreation director (08/16/12)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - Steven Medlin wants your kid to get into the game. Medlin is New Madrid's first-ever parks and recreation director. According to New Madrid City Administrator John Gilbert, the city created the part-time position for several reasons. Previously, he explained, each Little League program - baseball, softball, football and basketball -- had its own commissioner, often creating problems for the adults over who was responsible for what...
Football safety clinic is planned (08/16/12)
NEW MADRID - Although the temperatures outside are still summer hot, Steven Medlin, New Madrid's parks and recreation director, is turning his attention to fall and football, specifically Little League Football. On tap is a four-day Little League Football Safety Clinic from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday through Aug. 23 at the Eagle Field Park on Scott Street...
Rape charges are filed (08/16/12)
NEW MADRID -- A Lilbourn man has been arrested on rape charges in New Madrid County. According to Missouri Case.net, Pervis Boyd Jr., 53, was arrested by the Mississippi County Sheriff's office. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Area man faces more burglary, theft charges (08/16/12)
CHARLESTON -- An East Prairie man faces additional burglary and theft charges in Mississippi County. According to Missouri Case.net, Lance Simmerman, 19, was charged Wednesday with second degree burglary, theft/stealing and second degree property damage with bond set at $50,000 cash only...
Tennis anyone? (08/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With a host of seniors returning, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team are hoping to field a more competitive lineup for the 2012 season. Led by District 1 singles champion, Kelsey Dial, the Lady Bulldogs have four other seniors that have been with Sikeston head coach Russ Dial since their freshman year...
Tom Sanders (08/16/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Thomas C. "Tom" Sanders, 53, died Aug. 14, 2012, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Nov. 19, 1958, in Gideon, to the late John Thomas and Velma Leona Bohannon Sanders, he had lived most of his life in the Morehouse area, had worked as a heavy equipment operator at Brown Sand and Gravel and served in the U.S. ...
Jim Stepp (08/16/12)
DEXTER -- James Franklin "Jim" Stepp, 80, died Aug. 14, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born April 25, 1932, in Grassy, to the late Nathan R. and Sarah B. VanEsler Stepp, he was an ordained General Baptist minister for 30 years. He is survived by: a brother, Robert N. ...
Bradley Glover (08/16/12)
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- Bradley Charles Glover, 24, died Aug. 11, 2012. Born April 15, 1988, in Tulsa, Okla., son of R. Kirk and Charlett J. Triplett Glover of Franklin, he graduated in 2006 from Centennial High School in Franklin. He was employed by World Champion Productions where he taught ballroom dancing, professional competitions and was a member of New Song and People Church...
Carol Trost (08/16/12)
CHAFFEE -- Carol Ann Trost, 61, died Aug. 14, 2012, at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. Born Aug. 14, 1951, in Sikeston, to Mabel Louise Graser Shy of Chaffee and the late Gordon "Doc" Shy Jr., she was a sewing machine operator at Thorngate Ltd. in Chaffee and Cape Girardeau and a member of the St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and the Daughters of St. Ambrose...
Darlene Davis (08/16/12)
PUXICO -- Rosa Darlene Davis, 60, died Aug. 15, 2012, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born Oct. 23, 1951, in Puxico, to James Roy and Rachel Brady Davis, she had lived in Puxico all her life. She was a teacher and worked in the Poplar Bluff R1 School District where she taught business education. ...
Noble Milam (08/16/12)
BENTON -- Noble Milam, 73, died Aug. 15, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Marilyn Dickerson (08/16/12)
BERTRAND - Marilyn Sue Dickerson, 76, died Aug. 16, 2012, at her home in Bertrand. McMickle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
John L. Ditto (08/16/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- John L. Ditto, 58, died at 5:10 a.m. Aug. 16, 2012, at Close to Home in Matthews. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Grover Lynn (08/16/12)
ESSEX -- Grover Cleveland Lynn, 68, died Aug. 15, 2012, at his home. Born June 3, 1944, in Winfield, Ala., to the late Johnny and Mae Nix Lynn, he was a member of the Lighthouse Christian Center and had worked as a mechanic at G and S Auto. On Sept. 2, 2005, in Jasper, Ala., he married Paula June Rush who survives of the home...
Brett Blanton (08/16/12)
RENO, Nev. -- Brett Blanton, 49, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Aug 7, 2012, at his home in Reno. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Brenda Masters (08/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Brenda Masters, 68, died Aug. 15, 2012, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.