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Stories from Thursday, September 20, 2012

Drug training (09/20/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Over 100 law enforcement, mental health and school officials heightened their awareness of synthetic narcotics and prescription drug trends during a training Wednesday hosted by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Two individuals, one team to be inducted into R-6 Hall of Fame (09/20/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Two individuals and one team will be inducted into the Sikeston R-6 Hall of Fame during the 17th annual ceremony at halftime of Friday night's Sikeston Bulldogs and Poplar Bluff Mules football game. The Sikeston R-6 Hall of Fame recognizes athletes and teams who have received state honors or beyond. Past graduates must be out of school for at least five years before being eligible for nomination...
Iowa fugitive nabbed in New Madrid County after high-speed chase (09/20/12)
PARMA -- An Iowa fugitive was captured following a brief high-speed chase Wednesday in New Madrid County. Steven L. Adcock, 42, of Letts, Iowa, was arrested Wednesday on Iowa warrants for escape from the Fort Madison State Penitentiary, felony larceny and felony resisting arrest...
Lady Bulldogs take down Fredericktown in five innings (09/20/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scoring double-digit runs was a welcomed occurrence for the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs softball team Wednesday. Their play on the field seemed loose, but effective, which stemmed from a team meeting they had following their disappointing 9-2 loss to the Jackson Lady Indians a day earlier...
Chaffee's late lead slips away, Scott City run rules Jackson (09/20/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com PERRYVILLE -- The Chaffee Lady Devils let a two-run lead slip away late in the game Wednesday against St. Vincent in a 10-9 loss. Leading 9-7 after the top of the sixth, St. Vincent scored three runs in their half of the sixth to pull away...
PREP FOOTBALL Week 5 Glance (09/20/12)
Records: Chaffee (1-3), Scott City (3-1) Series History: Scott City leads 34-16 Last Meeting: 2011, Scott City won 34-20 Last Week: Portageville 21, Chaffee 6; Malden 36, Scott City 26 Outlook: After losing 21-straight games to Scott City, Chaffee has won three of the last five from their rivals. ...
Trap game? (09/20/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Fourteen years ago, Poplar Bluff coach Mark Barousse was in his second season with the Mules. His young squad was a prohibitive underdog against an undefeated Sikeston team in 1998, but the Mules left Sikeston Public Schools Stadium with a surprising 28-14 victory over the Bulldogs...
J.C. Larsen (09/20/12)
DEXTER -- J.C. Larsen, 89, died Sept. 18, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Born April 15, 1923, in Dexter to the late Everett and Geneva Coburn Larsen, he was a retired farmer. He was a 66-year member of the Liberty Hill Church where he served as a deacon for 64 years...
Laura Souers (09/20/12)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Laura Souers, 96, died Sept. 19, 2012, at the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff. Born Sept. 27, 1915, in Keytesville, to the late Millard and Maggie Griffey Brewer, she had lived in the Poplar Bluff area for 56 years and had had owned and operated the Souers Grocery Store with her husband, Joseph R. Souers. They married in Dover, Del. He preceded her in death Aug. 5, 1992...
Juanita Atwell (09/20/12)
MATTHEWS -- Juanita Ellen Atwell, 82, died Sept. 18, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 24, 1930, in Marquand, to the late Henry Clarence and Grace Arizona Barrett Stephens, she was a homemaker and member of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Matthews...
Tammy Squires (09/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Tammy Squires, 41, who died Sept. 16, 2012, were: Todd Curtis, Sam Curtis, Douglas Bolt, Greg Marcus, Zach Sibley, Danny Henry, Shawn Parden, Skyler Squires and Mike Sibley...
Local retired judge John Bailey dies (09/20/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Judge John Ragan Bailey, retired, passed away Sept. 17, 2012, in Cape Girardeau. Born Sept. 14, 1915, in Sikeston, to the late U.S. Rep. Ralph E. Bailey and Agnes Williams Bailey, he spent most of his life in Portageville. A graduate of Sikeston High School, Judge Bailey attended Southeast Missouri State Teachers College (now Southeast Missouri State University) at Cape Girardeau and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. ...