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Stories from Tuesday, October 23, 2012

DPS arrests 10 during an 'eventful weekend' (10/23/12)
SIKESTON - Some 10 people were arrested, including two on charges of assault, following an investigation into a shooting on Saturday. Tyrussell L. Davis, 19, of St. Louis and Dewayne Harris Jr., 21, of Sikeston are each charged with two counts of first degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action. They are being held in the Scott County Jail with bond set at $100,000...
Week leads students to choose to be drug free (10/23/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Keeping in line with the political season, students at Lee Hunter Elementary are electing to be drug-free this year during Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the country. Although the start-end dates can vary, Red Ribbon Week generally takes place the last full week in October, with the weekends before and following the last full week as celebration dates...
New SACC building (10/23/12)
Bootheel man given ag achievement award (10/23/12)
SENATH -- A farmer with local ties received the Governor's Award for Agriculture Achievement Monday. Charles Parker, co-owner of Parker and Jones Cotton Farm and chairman of the Progressive Farm Credit in Sikeston, was presented with the award by Gov. Jay Nixon. The award honors outstanding farmers, growers and processors for their work with agricultural commodities and their communities...
Filing begins for city spots in Sikeston, Charleston (10/23/12)
SIKESTON -- After the first week since filing opened, neither Sikeston nor Charleston have races for their city councils. Voters will make their decision on three Sikeston City Council seats during the April 2 election: the at-large position currently held by Michael Bohannon; the Ward 1 seat occupied by Mike Conway; and Maude Harris' Ward 4 position...
Dexter advances to semis (10/23/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- Capping the opening night of the Class 3, District 1 tournament on Monday, the third-seeded Dexter Lady Bearcats defended their home court with a sweep of the sixth-seeded New Madrid County Lady Eagles 25-15, 25-6...
Lady Bulldogs' season ends (10/23/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs saw their season come to a close Monday during the semifinals of the Class 4, District 1 tournament at Poplar Bluff High School. Sikeston, who ended the year with a 17-15-1 record, first defeated the Cape Central Lady Tigers in a three-set battle, 25-22, 25-27 and 25-16 before falling to Farmington 25-13, 25-18...
Dennis Whitlow (10/23/12)
CHAFFEE - Dennis R. Whitlow, 63, died Oct. 21, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born March 10, 1949, in Fairfield, Ill., to the late LeRoy and Mary Johnson Whitlow, he served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Chaffee American Legion Post 389 and Country CBers. He was a retired painter for Lloyd Slinkard Painting Company in Cape Girardeau...
Anna Simmons (10/23/12)
PARMA - Anna Simmons, 71, died Oct. 19, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born April 28, 1941, in Midco, daughter of the late Melbourn and Opal Maxine Aubuchon Boyer, she was raised in Southeast Missouri and had lived in Arnold and St. Louis before moving back to Parma 13 years ago where she was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Benny Brock (10/23/12)
DYERSBURG, Tenn. -- Benny Brock, 67, formerly of Marston, Mo., died Oct. 20, 2012, at his home in Dyersburg. Born Aug. 5, 1945, in Lendy, Mo., to the late James L. and Helen Copeland Brock, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a retired power plant consultant for Associated Electric Co...
Donald Jones (10/23/12)
BENTON -- Donald Ray Jones, 64, died Oct. 22, 2012, at his home in Benton. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Benton is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Curtis Greenlee (10/23/12)
CHESTERTOWN, Md. -- Curtis Hilton Greenlee, 78, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Sept. 28, 2012, in Chestertown. The son of the late Carl May Greenlee, he retired from Hospital Construction Industries of St. Louis and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War...
Jane Mann (10/23/12)
SIKESTON -- Melba J. "Jane" Mann, 90, died Oct. 22, 2012, at Bertrand Retirement Home. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m., with rosary prayers at 7 p.m., Thursday at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Church...
Chloe F. Clark (10/23/12)
ANNISTON -- Chloe F. Clark, infant daughter of Annabell Achter and Thomas Clark of Anniston, died Oct. 22, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Howard Little (10/23/12)
HILLSBORO -- Howard Eugene Little, 53, formerly of East Prairie, died Oct. 22, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.