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Stories from Friday, August 24, 2012

Sikeston woman is in custody for animal neglect (08/24/12)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman is in jail on charges of animal neglect. Elaine Shantey Williams, 37, was charged Thursday through Scott County with two misdemeanor counts of animal neglect or abandonment, according to Lt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Mississippi County officials standing up to environmental extremists (08/24/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County commissioners are adding their voice to those urging federal legislators to stand up to environmental extremists. During their regular weekly meeting Thursday, commissioners approved sending a letter to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson as requested by Jeff Glenn of GlennView Strategies in Cape Girardeau...
SCORE counselor gives advice at SACC luncheon (08/24/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- There is all sorts of help available for small business owners -- they just have to ask. That's the message Bob Boles of SCORE -- the Service Core of Retired Executives -- shared with members of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce during Thursday's monthly luncheon...
E-reader training (08/24/12)
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School reps discuss Backpacks program (08/24/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com MINER -- About 50 representatives of 40 Southeast Missouri schools gathered for the first time in one place Thursday to discuss a program that's helping feed local students on weekends. "Southeast Missouri Food Bank is committed to provide food assistance where needed in the 16-county area it serves and designed Backpacks for Fridays with children in mind," said Amanda Winschel, manager of children's programs for the Food Bank...
Sikeston native to bend silverware inside homes of Facebook users (08/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston native Morgan Strebler, who is known as "The man who bends steel," will attempt to bend silverware live inside the homes of Facebook users tonight. "I will attempt to bend silverware around the world," the renowned mentalist said. "I will teach them through suggestion techniques and with their minds."...
One-sided (08/24/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- Opening their season against East Prairie on Thursday, the Oran Lady Eagles got a combined no-hit effort from pitchers Tatum May and Anna Jones as they took a big early lead en route to a 14-0 win via the mercy rule...
SHS drops first tennis match to Poplar Bluff (08/24/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team dropped their first match of the season on the road at Poplar Bluff Thursday, 6-3. Kelsey Dial, Jordan Powell and Ali Price gave Sikeston their three wins. "We lost our opener to Bluff, however, I'm very pleased with our performances due to the fact every player had to play against higher ranked opponents," Sikeston tennis coach Russ Dial said...
Hildred Patterson (08/24/12)
COLUMBIA -- Hildred Anne Poole Patterson, 80, died Aug. 22, 2012, in Columbia. Born Oct. 2, 1931, in Cordova, Ala., daughter of the late Herman and Dora Poe, she was a member of the Methodist Church in Vancouver, Wash. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, George Patterson...
Viola Christensen (08/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Viola Christensen, 95, died Aug. 23, 2012, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Born July 3, 1917, in Wilber, Neb., daughter of the late Ludvic and Bessie (Rezabek) Kubert, she was an elementary school teacher before retiring. On June 22, 1944, she married Willard Christensen, and he preceded her in death Feb. 11, 2005...
Frank Coke (08/24/12)
ANNISTON -- Frank Coke, 72, died at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 23, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Betty Gunther (08/24/12)
KEWANEE -- Betty Gunther, 87, died Aug. 24, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Gene Underwood (08/24/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Donald "Gene" Underwood, 84, died Aug. 23, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.