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Stories from Friday, September 21, 2012

DPS storage (09/21/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- One of the features of the new Sikeston Department of Public Safety headquarters is a place to keep evidence that detectives don't have to drive across town to get to. "It's great," Bethany McDermott, a DPS detective and property custodian for the Department, said of the new facility's evidence room. "It should accommodate us for as long as the building stands."...
SEMO student in Sept. 9 scooter accident dies (09/21/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Southeast Missouri State University student died Thursday afternoon at a St. Louis hospital, following a Sept. 9 motor vehicle accident that left the 21-year-old senior in critical condition. Meg Herndon of Fenton, Mo., suffered a severe brain injury when the scooter she was riding was hit by a truck at Sprigg Street and Normal Avenue...
Mississippi County officials want to bring back tire roundups (09/21/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials will write both state and federal officials in an attempt to bring back tire roundups. Commissioner Steve Jones, who represents the county on the Bootheel Solid Waste Management District board, said during Thursday's County Commission meeting that unless something changes, tire roundups are a thing of the past...
Briefly: Sikeston escapes Poplar Bluff, 19-7 (09/21/12)
It won't go down as one of the prettiest games they've played, but the Sikeston Bulldogs continue to put 'W's' in the win column as they defeated Poplar Bluff 19-7 on Friday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium.
May pitches gem against SHS (09/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Just one day after her teammate Anna Jones threw a no-hitter against Delta, Oran freshman Tatum May continued the Lady Eagle's string of stellar pitching against visiting Sikeston. Locked in a pitcher's duel against the Lady Bulldog's Paige Sailors, May made the Lady Eagle's fifth inning rally hold up for a 1-0 shutout over Sikeston...
Ahead early (09/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Less than one minute in and the Sikeston Bulldogs already had an advantage. At the 39:01 mark, Brandon Goodwin hit the back of the net with a header to give his team a one-goal lead which led to a 3-0 win over Poplar Bluff Thursday at the Sikeston Sports Complex...
Lady Bulldogs rebound with three-set win over Scott City (09/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Despite a disappointing start to Thursday's contest against Scott City, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs held strong and were able to put Tuesday's loss to Jackson firmly in the rearview. Fighting back from a first set loss, the Lady Bulldogs pulled out early leads before taking each of the final two games in a 12-25, 25-19, 25-20 win...
Sikeston tennis falls on the road to Kennett, 9-0 (09/21/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs tennis team dropped a 9-0 match on the road to Kennett Thursday. "A couple of our top-6 ranked players missed our match today, which meant everyone had to play up in rank," Sikeston tennis coach Russ Dial said. "Under the circumstances, they stood up to the challenge."...
Judith Aufdenberg (09/21/12)
SIKESTON -- Judith Margaret Aufdenberg, 73, of Sikeston, died Wednesday Sept. 19, 2012, at her home. A native of Birmingham, Ala., Judy was the daughter of Julian C. and Margaret E. Letcher. She attended Stephens College in Columbia and was a graduate of Samford University in Birmingham. Early in her career, she taught mathematics in Dallas school systems and then for Sikeston Public Schools. Later, Judith was co-owner and worked with her husband, Jerry, at Aufdenberg Equipment Company...
Jack Poyner (09/21/12)
BALD KNOB, Ark. -- Jack Poyner, 72, died Sept. 19, 2012, following a battle with cancer. Born Dec. 8, 1939, in Farrenburg, Mo., to the late Willy Ensely and Cornelia Virginia Poyner, he was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist belief. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Curtis and June Arlen Poyner, in addition to his parents...