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Stories from Friday, October 5, 2012

Commission, sheriff clash over budget shortfalls (10/05/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County's presiding commissioner is willing to keep the county jail on ICE if administrators can show the county isn't losing money on the deal. Sheriff Keith Moore opened a lengthy discussion during their regular weekly County Commission meeting Thursday on the budget for his department by stating that ending the county's arrangement to hold U.S. ...
Fall festival (10/05/12)
SEMO Health Network collecting dental hygiene products for local victims of domestic violence (10/05/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- SEMO Health Network is looking to give back to the community by collecting dental hygiene products for local victims of domestic violence -- many of whom are in such a hurry to leave their situations, don't have time to grab their toothbrushes...
Oran man is jailed on child abuse charges (10/05/12)
BENTON - An Oran man is in custody on child abuse charges after striking a 2-year-old in the face. Cameron M. Gettings, 21, is charged with two counts of felony child abuse, and first degree endangering the welfare of a child. According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, emergency medical personnel responded to a residence on Railroad Street in Oran Wednesday afternoon...
Contract is renewed with fire protection district (10/05/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety will continue to provide fire protection for the Sikeston Fire Protection District -- as long as the figures work out. The Sikeston City Council approved a renewed contract with the Sikeston Fire Protection District during the regular monthly Council meeting Thursday but with a dissenting vote from Councilman Tom Hedrick...
Briefly: NMCC handled by defending state champs, 40-0 (10/05/12)
Valle fought both NMCC and the weather Friday night, and won handsomely.
Unfinished business (10/05/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- With a conference title already clinched, the Sikeston Bulldogs still have some unfinished business. With its victory over Jackson last week, the Bulldogs clinched a share of the SEMO Conference North title -- its third in the last four years...
End of the road (10/05/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- One day after storming home plate in walk-off fashion, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were in a more somber mood as they exited the field for the last time in the 2012 season. Up against the top-seeded Farmington Knightettes in the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament, the Lady Bulldogs surrendered six unanswered runs in the final two innings as the Knightettes rolled to a 10-3 win Thursday...
PREP FOOTBALL Week 7 Glance (10/05/12)
Records: Chaffee (2-4); Malden (4-2) Series History: Malden leads 34-18-3 Last Meeting: 2011, Malden won 49-25 Last Week: Chaffee 35, East Prairie 8; Malden 40, Hayti 26 Outlook: Chaffee has lost 24 of the last 25 meetings to the Green Wave with their only win since 1978 coming with a 24-14 win in 2008. ...
Indians hand Sikeston seventh and eighth grade football losses (10/05/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs seventh and eighth grade football teams were both dealt losses by the Jackson Indians Thursday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. The seventh grade lost 22-8 after letting an early lead slip away after the first quarter...
Becky Glaus (10/05/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Erma Rebecca "Becky" Glaus, 38, died Oct. 4, 2012, at her home in Morehouse. Born Oct. 14, 1973, in Sikeston, daughter of the late P.D. and Glenda Glaus, she was a member of First Assembly of God in Morehouse and worked as a licensed practical nurse...
Vernon Vanover (10/05/12)
SIKESTON -- Vernon Vanover, age 74, died Oct. 3, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau unexpectedly following surgery. Born June 25, 1938, in Sikeston, son of the late R.V. and Trecie Latham Vanover, he was a truck driver for Tucker Truck Lines, Inman Freight Lines and Roadway Truck Lines before retiring. Mr. Vanover's final act was to give the gift of life through organ/tissue donation...
Katherine Spangler (10/05/12)
STRATTANVILLE, Pa. -- Katherine Francis Spangler, 76, formerly of Chaffee, Mo., died Oct. 2, 2012, at Clarion Community Hospital in Clarion. She was born July 14, 1936, in Chaffee, to the late Walter William and Grace F. Shores Ancell, and was a member of Cape First Church in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and attended the First Baptist Church of Clarion...
Lonnie McGary (10/05/12)
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Lonnie McGary 66, formerly of Portageville, Mo., died Oct. 1, 2012. Born March 8, 1946, he was a retired truck driver for UPS and an ordained minister. Visitation is scheduled for Friday at the Calvary Memorial Funeral Home, 659 Semms St. in Memphis. Funeral services are scheduled for noon Saturday at the New Salem Baptist Church, Highway 61, in Portageville...