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Stories from Tuesday, October 16, 2012

New steakhouse, hotel coming to Sikeston (10/16/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston will be getting a new steakhouse and hotel to wrap up a local developer's project on the south side. Two Tax Increment Financing redevelopment plans were approved as emergency bills by the Sikeston City Council during a special Council meeting Monday...
'Take a cut out of cancer' (10/16/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Kirkwood medical student is pulling the Sikeston community together to increase the chances of detecting skin cancer earlier. As part of his community integration project, Andrew Pelikan -- a third-year medical student at the University of Missouri-Columbia -- is reaching out to local beauticians and barbers, asking them to scan their clients for possible skin cancers...
Charleston car dealer pleads guilty to bank fraud (10/16/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A longtime Charleston car dealer could spend up to 30 years in jail after entering a guilty plea to bank fraud charges. Richard Galemore, 65, of Cape Girardeau, pled guilty involving his out-of-trust sale of more than 40 vehicles, or approximately one-half of the dealership's total inventory, which caused the bank to suffer a loss on the loan in excess of $500,000...
Three sought for role in Bootheel robbery (10/16/12)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Pemiscot County Sheriff deputies are searching for three suspects wanted in connection with a residential robbery. Pemiscot County Sheriff Tommy Greenwell, said at about 4 a.m. Friday his department received a call from a person at a residence on State Highway F, west of Holland...
Filing for city council positions begins today (10/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Today is the first day residents may file as candidates for election to the Sikeston City Council. Three positions will be filled by the April 2, 2013 election; that of the At-Large, Ward 1 and Ward 4 Council Representatives. These positions are currently held by Michael Bohannon, an at-large representative who has completed two full terms on the City Council and Mike Conway Ward 1 and Maude Harris Ward 4 representatives who will be eligible for re-election to a 3-year term...
Lady Bulldogs climb over .500 mark (10/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BELL CITY -- Coming off a busy weekend at the Perryville Volleyball Tournament, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs were able to get back over the .500 mark for the season on Monday with a win against Bell City. Playing in a best of five format, the Lady Bulldogs were led by a 14-kill effort from senior Trenice Greer as they swept the Lady Cubs 25-12, 25-13 and 25-21...
Sikeston junior high sweeps East Prairie (10/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com EAST PRAIRIE -- The Sikeston junior high girls basketball program remained unbeaten Friday when both the seventh and eighth grade Lady Bulldogs defeated East Prairie 28-27 and 40-7. The seventh grade girls pulled out a come from behind win with just 30 seconds remaining in the contest. Hailey Noon cleaned up a missed shot and stuck the put back to put the Lady Bulldogs ahead by one and preserve a Sikeston win...
Betty Bledsoe (10/16/12)
COVINGTON, Tenn. -- Betty Harkness Bledsoe, 80, died Oct. 14, 2012, at the Covington Care Center. Born May 22, 1932, in Henning, to the late Bryan and Allie Mae Pittman Roy, she moved from Tennessee to Dexter, Mo., in 1972 and back to Tennessee in 2004. She was a member of the Poe Baptist Church...
Elizabeth Rose (10/16/12)
DEXTER -- Elizabeth W. Rose, 96, died Oct. 14, 2012, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing in Dexter. Born April 8, 1916, in Dudley, daughter of the late William Nash and Nora Jennings Nash, she was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Dexter and employed by Stovall's Department Store...
Tyler Lake (10/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today at First Assembly of God Church for Tyler Joseph Lake, 1-day-old infant son of Brian and Kathy Lake, who died on Oct. 10, 2012, were: Robert Templeton and Jim Calvin. Honorary pallbearers were: Davis Wilcox, Matt Matthews, Charles Stokes, Steve Leible and Rick Green...
Leonard Murski (10/16/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Leonard Joseph Murski, 82, died Oct. 14, 2012, at The Lutheran Home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.