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Stories from Thursday, September 6, 2012

Bike Nite 2012 (09/06/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Sikeston church is once again offering a one-day outreach to a group sometimes overlooked among congregations -- bikers. Bike Nite 2012 is planned for Saturday at the Sikeston First Assembly of God Recreation Complex, 1221 N. Ingram Road...
Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder opposes vehicle tax measure (09/06/12)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder has found some common ground with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over a bill that would retroactively tax more than 122,000 vehicles bought by Missouri residents in recent months. Kinder said Wednesday that he does not believe the Republican-led legislature should override Nixon's veto. He cited concerns both about the retroactive nature of the tax and about reinstating a tax without a public vote...
1840s will be recreated as part of New Madrid Bend Rendezvous (09/06/12)
jillb@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - Fur traders and trappers, Native Americans and black-powder gun sharp shooters will return to the banks of the Mississippi River Sept. 22 and 23 for the New Madrid Bend Rendezvous. The Crowley's Ridge Blackpowder Club will recreate the 1840s with a primitive encampment in New Madrid's newest park on the banks of the river next to the observation deck. ...
Charleston man jailed on weapons violations (09/06/12)
CHARLESTON -- An Illinois man was arrested on weapons violations after an incident in Charleston on Saturday. Terrance Webster, 42, of Harvey, Ill., is currently being held in the Mississippi County Jail on a $75,000 bond, facing charges of assault, resisting arrest, receiving stolen property and numerous weapons violations, according to Charleston Department of Public Safety...
EP woman faces drug charges, $200,000 bail (09/06/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- An East Prairie woman has been arrested on drug-related charges. According to Missouri Case.net, Lisa K. Anderson was arrested by the East Prairie Police Department on felony charges. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
Staying afloat (09/06/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs are 2-0 and ranked seventh in the latest state poll in Class 4 so far on the young season, but that means very little without improvement every week according to head coach Kent Gibbs. The Bulldogs showed small signs of some improvement in last week's 12-0 victory over New Madrid County Central and Gibbs hopes things will continue to get better tomorrow night when they host Dexter at 7 p.m...
Fire, win escape Lady Bulldogs in first home game against Saxony (09/06/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Just over a week after their season opening loss to Bernie, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were back in action on Wednesday as they hosted Saxony Lutheran in their first home game of the year. Though they grabbed the first four points of the night the Lady Bulldogs were unable to fight through consistency issues that haunted them well into the second game allowing the Lady Crusaders to win in straight sets, 25-15, 25-21...
PREP FOOTBALL Week 3 Glance (09/06/12)
Records: Hayti (0-2), Chaffee (1-1) Series History: Hayti leads 38-23-2 Last Meeting: 2011, Hayti won 26-6 Last Week: Charleston 20, Hayti 14; St. Pius X 16, Chaffee 8 (2OT) Outlook: Hayti is 0-2 for the first time since they finished 0-9 in 1998, but they have beaten the Red Devils 13-straight times. ...
Chaffee run rules Delta, Lady Rams fall on road (09/06/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com FREDERICKTOWN -- Surrendering five runs in the final three innings on Wednesday the Scott City Lady Rams fell 8-5 to host Fredericktown. Three runs by the Lady Blackcats in the bottom of the fifth gave them the lead once again and another two in the sixth pushed them ahead 8-4...
Freeda Lathum Parker (09/06/12)
MATTHEWS -- Freeda Lathum Parker, 87, died Sept. 4, 2012, at Golden Living Center in New Madrid. She was born March 24, 1925, in Rambo Community of Leslie, Ark., daughter of the late James Avery and Callie Faye (Raines) King. She had been a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Sikeston since May 16, 1971...
David McCarter Jr. (09/06/12)
HAYTI -- David Lynn McCarter Jr., 20, died Sept. 1, 2012, at Hayti. Born July 15, 1992, in Hayti, to David Lynn and Tonya Brown McCarter Sr. of Hayti, he was a 2010 graduate of Delta C-7 High School. In addition to his parents, survivors include: two brothers, Josh McCarter and Austin McCarter of Hayti; grandmother, Carolyn Tinsley of Hayti; stepgrandfather, Dennis Tinsley of Hayti; grandfather, Keith Mashburn of Lawrence, Tenn.; and stepgrandmother, Kim Mashburn of Lawrence...
Stella White (09/06/12)
DEXTER -- Stella White, 93, died Sept. 3, 2102, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. Born Oct. 2, 1918, in Senath, to the late Dallas and Montie Boone Creed, she was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter. She and her husband owned and operated Marquette Wallpaper and Paint in Marquette, Mich...
Ida Kerr (09/06/12)
SIKESTON -- Ida Kerr, 98, died Sept. 5, 2012, at Clearview Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.