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Stories from Tuesday, October 30, 2012

City Council approves extended deadline for rental paperwork (10/30/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Landlords with properties in Sikeston will have almost two additional months to get their required paperwork in to the city. During a special meeting Monday, the City Council approved an amendment to city code which changes the deadline to Jan. 31 for the submission of annual rental housing property registration forms...
Tricks and treats (10/30/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- When it comes to choosing which treats to hand out on Halloween night, consumers may not realize some candy is better for the teeth than others. According to estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American consumes almost 26 pounds of candy each year, a large percentage of it around Halloween. ...
Bids for new lights, poles at Complex approved (10/30/12)
SIKESTON -- It is out with the old and in with the new for lighting at the Sikeston Sports and Recreation Complex. The Sikeston City Council approved during a special meeting Monday bids for new lights including poles along with foundations to hold the new poles...
Springfield man arrested on drug charges in Miner (10/30/12)
MINER -- A Springfield man wanted by Cape Girardeau police was taken into custody by Miner Police. Christopher P. Amsden, 38, is charged with one felony count of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia-amphetamine/methamphetamine; one felony count of distributing/delivering/manufacturing/ producing or attempting to or possess with intent to distribute/deliver/manufacture/produce a controlled substance; misdemeanor receiving stolen property; and misdemeanor operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license, according to Missouri Casenet.. ...
Rivalry renewed (10/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It doesn't seem to be a playoff until Sikeston and Cape Central take the field against one another. For the second time in three years, Sikeston and Cape Central renew their rivalry during the Class 4 playoffs, Wednesday in the District 1 semifinals at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium at 7 p.m...
SHS takes on Cape Central in district play (10/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com FARMINGTON -- Coming off one of the best regular seasons in school history, the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team will enter the Class 2, District 1 tournament tonight looking to defend last year's title. Unlike their 8-0 blowout of Fredericktown in 2011's semifinals, the Bulldogs expect a much tighter contest when they face off against Cape Central at 7 p.m. in Farmington...
ROUND 2 DISTRICT MATCH-UPS (10/30/12)
CLASS 1, DISTRICT 1 ------ Hayti at Portageville When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Records: Hayti (4-5), Portageville (8-1) Series History: Portageville leads 43-26-3 Last Meeting: 2012, Portageville won 35-22 Last Week: Portageville 50, Cabool 7; Hayti 20, St. Vincent 14...
First practice (10/30/12)
The first official day of Missouri high school basketball practice began today across the state. The Sikeston Bulldogs began practice Monday at the Sikeston Field House as JT Jones goes up for a layup.
Elizabeth Nolen (10/30/12)
JACKSON -- Elizabeth E. Nolen, 81, formerly of Mississippi County, died at 9:45 p.m. Oct. 29, 2012, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Donald Underwood Sr. (10/30/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Donald F. Underwood Sr, 74, died Oct. 28, 2012, at his home. Born Jan. 8, 1938, in Cushion Lake, to the late Ansel and Elsie Smith Underwood, he was a member of the First Church of God in Portageville where he formerly served as a trustee and on the building committee. He was a very prominent farmer in Southeast Missouri and served on the St. Francis Levee Board for several years...
Anita Morrison (10/30/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Anita Marie Morrison, 53, died Oct. 28, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 20, 1959, in St. Louis, to Joyce Martin of Sikeston and the late Howard Morrison, she was a member of First General Baptist Church in Morehouse and had worked at Walmart in Pocahontas, Ark...
Rocky Miller (10/30/12)
BERTRAND -- Rocky M. Miller, 52, died Oct. 25, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born June 9, 1960, in Wyatt, son of Paul Miller of Bertrand and the late Nellie Thurman Miller, he had lived in Mississippi County most of his life and had worked at Raben Tire Co. in Sikeston...
Lois Nance (10/30/12)
SIKESTON -- Lois Lenell Nance, 91, died Oct. 27, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. Born Dec. 2, 1920, in Hattiesville, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Austin G. and Willie Lee Stell Johnson. On Oct. 14, 1946, in New Madrid, she married James Dossy Nance, who preceded her in death in 1984...
Larry Rogers (10/30/12)
WYATT -- Larry Wayne Rogers, 61, died Oct. 26, 2012, at his home near Wyatt. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home.