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Stories from Sunday, August 26, 2012

Man is arrested for sex crimes (08/26/12)
BENTON - A Diehlstadt man is in custody on sexual-related charges. Charles R. McConkey IV, 36, is charged with first degree statutory sodomy and first degree child molestation. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Don't let the national news do your thinking (08/26/12)
Peaceful protests are part of the history and fabric of this great nation. If we disagree with something, we have the right to voice our opposition. But I fear the national media will use the backdrop of protests to focus the spotlight away from this week's Republican National Convention and instead put the media attention on the protesters...
Betty Jean Gunther (08/26/12)
KEWANEE -- Betty Jean Gunther, age 87, passed away Aug, 24, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Sept. 3, 1924, in Centerville, Iowa, the only child of the late Purley Rinker and Ella Stromire Peterson, she graduated from Wardell High School in 1942. Betty was an avid reader and liked to travel around the country visiting libraries to conduct family genealogy research...
Kenneth Morse (08/26/12)
TEBBETTS -- Kenneth O. Morse, 71, died Aug. 24, 2012, at University Hospital in Columbia. Born Aug. 22, 1941, in Morehouse, son of the late Orlin and Mary Farris Morse, he had retired from the Callaway County Sheriff's Department and owned Ken's Archery in Fulton. He was a member of the Baptist Church of Morehouse...
Gene Underwood (08/26/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Gene Underwood, 84, died Aug. 23, 2012, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Born May 4, 1928, in Fairview, son of the late Walter and Ola Humphrey Underwood, he was a member of the First General Baptist Church at Bloomfield. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Norman Underwood, Carl "Cobb" Underwood, Walter Underwood Jr. and Joe Underwood...