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Stories from Thursday, January 10, 2013

Two arrested for Tuesday robbery (01/10/13)
SIKESTON -- A St. Louis man and a Sikeston woman are in custody on numerous charges after an early morning robbery Tuesday in Sikeston. Mark A. Stokes, 36, and Aundrea N. Thompson, 17, have been charged with Class A felonies of first degree robbery and first degree elder abuse; Class C felonies of felonious restraint and receiving stolen property; Class B felony of first degree burglary and unclassified felony of armed criminal action...
Two arrested for Tuesday robbery (01/10/13)
SIKESTON -- A St. Louis man and a Sikeston woman are in custody on numerous charges after an early morning robbery Tuesday in Sikeston. Mark A. Stokes, 36, and Aundrea N. Thompson, 17, have been charged with Class A felonies of first degree robbery and first degree elder abuse; Class C felonies of felonious restraint and receiving stolen property; Class B felony of first degree burglary and unclassified felony of armed criminal action...
Band of Artists (01/10/13)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The public will have an opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork by area high schoolers with the winning bids benefitting the students' schools and a Sikeston museum. A silent auction on 22 pieces of art created for last spring's "Band of Artists" exhibit will begin at 5 p.m. Friday and last through Jan. 20 at the Sikeston Depot Museum...
January construction (01/10/13)
Drought leads to disaster declaration in Missouri (01/10/13)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Drought-stricken farmers in 63 Missouri counties -- including some in Southeast Missouri -- are eligible for federal assistance after the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wednesday issued a primary natural disaster area designation, Gov. Jay Nixon said...
Finals set: Scott Central, Charleston to meet in conference championship (01/10/13)
Charleston sophomore Sierra Frazier (10) looks to pass to teammate Cheyenne Randle (23) after getting surrounded by a trio of Oran defenders during a Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament semifinal game Wednesday at Oran High School.
Big fourth quarter propels Bravettes (01/10/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Led by a 24-point effort from junior Mikaela Blissett, Scott County Central took down Scott City Wednesday in the Scott-Mississippi Conference Tournament semifinals, 70-45. "They came out and played well," Bravettes head coach Matt Limbaugh said. "We looked good in the press and caused some turnovers and played against a good Scott City team. Scott City's (Lyndsie) Robert is a heck of player...
Lady Bluejays fend off Oran late 69-60 (01/10/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Holding off a resilient Oran Lady Eagles squad on Wednesday, the Charleston Lady Bluejays earned a matchup with Scott County Central in today's Scott-Mississippi Conference championship game. After trailing as late as the fourth quarter, the Lady Bluejays pulled away from the Lady Eagles in the final minutes of play for a 69-60 win...
Sikeston wrestlers come up short at Ste. Genevieve (01/10/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com STE. GENEVIEVE -- The Sikeston wrestling came up empty handed Wednesday during the team's trip to Ste. Genevieve to take on Ste. Genevieve, Jackson and Windsor in a quad meet. The Bulldogs ended up losing to all three teams, including a close 43-42 decision to Windsor. Sikeston lost the match to Windsor by tie breaker criteria...
Mary Jane Tanner (01/10/13)
MEDIA, Pa. -- Mary Jane Tanner, beloved mother of Chuck, Kevin, Jane Ellen and Mary Beth, passed away on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013. Formerly of Sikeston, Mo., Mrs. Tanner was a Navy wife, mother, musician and philanthropist. Mrs. Tanner was the devoted wife of the late Captain Charles S. ...
Carolyn Hedeen (01/10/13)
PARKER, Colo. -- Carolyn Ann Vincent Hedeen, 72, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Dec. 5, 2012. Born Jan. 25, 1940, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of the late Carl and Mildred Shuffitt Vincent, she was a 1958 graduate of Sikeston High School. She was a fashion model, a commercial pilot, a restaurant manager, an event planner, a country club manager and civic volunteer...
Barbara Kimball (01/10/13)
PARK HILLS -- Barbara Ann Kimball, 58, formerly of Lilbourn, died Jan. 8, 2013, in Park Hills. Born March 19, 1954, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Billy Ray Robertson and Anna Mae Walker Hunter. Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Friday at Richards Funeral Home in Lilbourn...
Howard Smith (01/10/13)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers at services scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Ponder Funeral Home for Howard Smith, 79, who died Jan. 7, 2013, will be: Danny Hampton, Keith Rowe, Roger Young, Jim Jones, Rob Cooksey and Hunter Cooksey. The Rev. Ricky Breeden will officiate...
Melvin Morris (01/10/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Melvin Lawton Morris, 90, died Jan. 8, 2013, at his home. Born March 7, 1922, in Dorena, son of the late Simon Tinsel and Mayme Frankie Doss Morris, he lived in East Prairie most of his life. He was a retired Sgt. 1st class in the U.S. Army having retired on July 31, 1964, after serving 21 years...
Mattie Moore (01/10/13)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Mattie M. Moore, 83, formerly of Portageville, died Jan. 8 2013, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 25, 1929, in Caruthersville, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Ever Lenar Adams. Survivors include: three sons, James Samelton of Colorado Springs, Colo., Hilyard Winters Jr. ...