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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Missouri House passes measure aimed at helping Uber, LyftMay 5. The "First Book" organization gave out more than 40,000 books in Cape G
Missouri House passes measure aimed at helping Uber, Lyft
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 hours ago
May 5. The "First Book" organization gave out more than 40,000 books in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Thursday, May 5. Sikeston store recognized for generating more than $1M in education funding through lotterySikeston store recognized for... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sikeston store recognized for generating more than $1M in education funding through lotteryEach year since 2011, BJ’s Kwik Shop, located at 905 S. Main St. in Sikeston, h
Sikeston store recognized for generating more than $1M in education funding through lottery
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 hours ago
Each year since 2011, BJ’s Kwik Shop, located at 905 S. Main St. in Sikeston, has consistently sold more than $1 million in Missouri Lottery products. In honor of their efforts, BJ’s Kwik Shop is again being inducted into the Missouri Lottery’s... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston woman in custody after attempting to stab manSIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman was arrested Tuesday after attempting to stab a ma
Sikeston woman in custody after attempting to stab man
Standard Democrat / Posted 10 hours ago
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman was arrested Tuesday after attempting to stab a man with a silver rod with a knife attached to the end. About 2 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to a residence in the 800... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Grant funds help expand Sikeston Public Library's collectionBrianna Johnson looks over some of the graphic novels recently purchased by the
Grant funds help expand Sikeston Public Library's collection
Standard Democrat / Posted 10 hours ago
Brianna Johnson looks over some of the graphic novels recently purchased by the Sikeston Public Library with funds received through a Public Library Collection Development Grant. The more than $6,000 received enabled the Library to purchase... Read more
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Standard Democrat
A slice of learning: Students learn where their favorite food comes froma pizza fact during the Farm Bureau presentation Wednesday afternoon at Southea
A slice of learning: Students learn where their favorite food comes from
Standard Democrat / Posted 10 hours ago
a pizza fact during the Farm Bureau presentation Wednesday afternoon at Southeast Elementary School. Jill Bock, Staff SIKESTON - Asked if they liked pizza and every hand shot up in Jenni DeWitt's second grade class at Southeast Elementary... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Local church planning events for Law Enforcement Appreciation WeekBraden proudly display baked good trays that will be delivered to various law e
Local church planning events for Law Enforcement Appreciation Week
Standard Democrat / Posted 10 hours ago
Braden proudly display baked good trays that will be delivered to various law enforcement and emergency service agencies. SIKESTON - In an effort to foster positive relations between the public and law enforcement, the Shady Acres Church of Christ... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Wolferding's first career start helps Sikeston split Oran, East Prairie doubleheaderSikeston centerfielder Trey Smith tracks down a flyball against Oran Wednesday
Wolferding's first career start helps Sikeston split Oran, East Prairie doubleheader
Standard Democrat / Posted 18 hours ago
Sikeston centerfielder Trey Smith tracks down a flyball against Oran Wednesday afternoon at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston. (David Jenkins/Standard Democrat) [Click to enlarge] Finishing what Wolferding started, Smith's first time on the mound... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Baseball: Sikeston v. OranSikeston first baseman Mackenzie Worth catches a throw to pick off Oran's Cole
Baseball: Sikeston v. Oran
Standard Democrat / Posted 23 hours ago
Sikeston first baseman Mackenzie Worth catches a throw to pick off Oran's Cole Priggel Wednesday afternoon at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston. (David Jenkins/Standard Democrat) Oran's Layne Johnson delivers a pitch to a Sikeston hitter Wednesday... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Richland HS student wins dozens of major journalism awardsyear. "We doubled our advertising this year," Pinkley said. "We booked it and
Richland HS student wins dozens of major journalism awards
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
year. "We doubled our advertising this year," Pinkley said. "We booked it and went out and advertised a lot within Dexter, Sikeston and that just let us get a lot more pages." Last year, they brought in over $6,000 in support for advertising space... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston in Bloom set for SaturdaySIKESTON -- With temperatures expected to be in the 80s along with sunny skies,
Sikeston in Bloom set for Saturday
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
SIKESTON -- With temperatures expected to be in the 80s along with sunny skies, visitors to Sikeston on Saturday should see the city in full bloom. Set for Saturday in Downtown Sikeston, the annual Sikeston in Bloom event begins with the opening of... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston Lions Club to host Sprockets in Spring bike ridepaints guide markers for cyclists' routes Tuesday afternoon on New Madrid Stree
Sikeston Lions Club to host Sprockets in Spring bike ride
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
paints guide markers for cyclists' routes Tuesday afternoon on New Madrid Street. The ride starts at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Sikeston Depot Museum. Rose Mary Nabors, Staff SIKESTON - Sikeston cyclists are gearing up for the first Sprockets in Spring... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sikeston students go through poverty simulation Students participating in the poverty simulation. (Source:Jasmine Dell/KFVS)
Sikeston students go through poverty simulation
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
Students participating in the poverty simulation. (Source:Jasmine Dell/KFVS) Experts say you don't know what it's like to live in poverty unless you walk... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Students go through a poverty simulationunless you walk in their shoes, that was the idea at a special event at the Sou
Students go through a poverty simulation
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
unless you walk in their shoes, that was the idea at a special event at the Southeast Missouri State University campus in Sikeston. Experts say you don't know what it's like to live in poverty unless you walk in their shoes, that was the idea at... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston man arrested for child abuseSIKESTON -- A Sikeston man faces child abuse charges. Wayne Allen Hood, 44, is
Sikeston man arrested for child abuse
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man faces child abuse charges. Wayne Allen Hood, 44, is charged with felony abuse of a child. Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said on March 17 a detective with the Scott County Sheriff's Office began investigating... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
SIU offers plan to boost campus diversity after protestsEast Prairie man is behind bars after police say he stole a woman’s purse and d
SIU offers plan to boost campus diversity after protests
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
East Prairie man is behind bars after police say he stole a woman’s purse and deleted a special voice mail from her phone. Sikeston man arrested on child abuse chargesSikeston man arrested on child abuse charges According to Scott County Sheriff... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Insurance costs increase for Sikeston in 2016SIKESTON - The city of Sikeston will see its insurance costs rise more than $20
Insurance costs increase for Sikeston in 2016
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
SIKESTON - The city of Sikeston will see its insurance costs rise more than $20,000 in 2016. In Monday's regular monthly meeting, the city council approved the renewal quote totaling $373,505 from Newton and Company for the city's liability and... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston splits SEMO Conference Tournament doubleheader, falls to Poplar Bluff in semifinalput a great bunt down, we got a run across and he got to first. The led to a co
Sikeston splits SEMO Conference Tournament doubleheader, falls to Poplar Bluff in semifinal
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
put a great bunt down, we got a run across and he got to first. The led to a couple other runs. It was a lot of fun." Sikeston first baseman Mackenzie Worth fielded the bunt, but his long trek down the first base line and glove toss to catcher... Read more
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Standard Democrat
SEMO Conference Baseball Tournament: Sikeston v. Jackson; Sikeston v. Poplar BluffSikeston's Trent Sidwell delivers a pitch to a Jackson batter Monday during the
SEMO Conference Baseball Tournament: Sikeston v. Jackson; Sikeston v. Poplar Bluff
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Sikeston's Trent Sidwell delivers a pitch to a Jackson batter Monday during the first round of the SEMO Conference Tournament at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston, Mo. (Chris Pobst/Standard Democrat) Jackson's Gavon Turner reacts before taking the... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Students name new robotic arm system at Missouri Delta Medical CenterFourth grade students at St. Francis Xavier School in Sikeston got their own de
Students name new robotic arm system at Missouri Delta Medical Center
Standard Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
Fourth grade students at St. Francis Xavier School in Sikeston got their own demonstration of Missouri Delta Medical Center's Orthopedic surgeon-controll robotic arm system. The class won the tour after successfully naming the robot Hope. Pictured... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Elementary students name new robotic arm system at Missouri Delta Medical Centernominated the winning name for the system, Hope. For more photos, check out our
Elementary students name new robotic arm system at Missouri Delta Medical Center
Standard Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
nominated the winning name for the system, Hope. For more photos, check out our online web gallery Jill Bock, Staff SIKESTON - It was just the name they had hoped for. When officials at Missouri Delta Medical Center decided their orthopedic... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Poplar Bluff High School's JROTC has a new commanderMay 1. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a deadly ATV crash
Poplar Bluff High School's JROTC has a new commander
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
May 1. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a deadly ATV crash in Elkville, Illinois on Sunday, May 1. Sikeston police officer helps blind man find service dogSikeston police officer helps blind man find service dog For one... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Monkeys escape research lab in YemasseeMay 1. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a deadly ATV crash
Monkeys escape research lab in Yemassee
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
May 1. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a deadly ATV crash in Elkville, Illinois on Sunday, May 1. Sikeston police officer helps blind man find service dogSikeston police officer helps blind man find service dog For one... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Du Quoin, IL man killed in ATV crashMay 1. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a deadly ATV crash
Du Quoin, IL man killed in ATV crash
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
May 1. The Jackson County Sheriff's Department responded to a deadly ATV crash in Elkville, Illinois on Sunday, May 1. Sikeston police officer helps blind man find service dogSikeston police officer helps blind man find service dog For one... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Wills reaches "pinnacle" taking over Sikeston girls basketball teamSIKESTON -- The desire to be a head basketball coach never left Alisha Wills.
Wills reaches "pinnacle" taking over Sikeston girls basketball team
Standard Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
SIKESTON -- The desire to be a head basketball coach never left Alisha Wills. The fire to one day lead a team was the hottest when she was leading Three Rivers College to its first-ever Region-XVI championship. It lessened when her two children... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Group proposes new idea about MLK name on Sikeston's Main StreetThe goal for a group of Sikeston residents who want Main Street changed to Mart
Group proposes new idea about MLK name on Sikeston's Main Street
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
The goal for a group of Sikeston residents who want Main Street changed to Martin Luther King Drive hasn't given up yet. But the group's plan has altered some. After negotiations with the City of Sikeston, Larry McClellon's group "All For One"... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Wise counsel: Two Sikeston R-6 counselors earn honors from their peersTonya Sparlin, counselor at the Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center, talks to
Wise counsel: Two Sikeston R-6 counselors earn honors from their peers
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
Tonya Sparlin, counselor at the Sikeston Fifth and Sixth Grade Center, talks to students Jodoria Johnson and Brandon Navarro. Sparlin was named Middle School Counselor of the Year by the Southeast Missouri School Counselor Association. Leonna... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston elementary counselor wins video contestSIKESTON -- A Sikeston R-6 elementary school counselor earned recognition after
Sikeston elementary counselor wins video contest
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston R-6 elementary school counselor earned recognition after her school created a video about her. Olivia Carter, counselor at Matthews Elementary School in Sikeston, received the Southeast Missouri School Counselor Association's... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Simulation gives university students insight into povertySIKESTON - Students of Southeast Missouri State University - Sikeston campus wi
Simulation gives university students insight into poverty
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
SIKESTON - Students of Southeast Missouri State University - Sikeston campus will step into the shoes of the less fortunate from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday. Students in education or social services will take part in the Community Action Poverty Simulation.... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Your view: Flawed processam sure we can all agree on that. However, should we classify cheerleading as a
Your view: Flawed process
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
am sure we can all agree on that. However, should we classify cheerleading as a sport, or have we lessened this activity at Sikeston High School to nothing more than a popularity contest? According to MSHSAA the Philosophy of Spirits Teams is "being... Read more
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Standard Democrat
New cinema nears completionJune 3 is target date to open the 8-screen theater SIKESTON -- Since breaking
New cinema nears completion
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
June 3 is target date to open the 8-screen theater SIKESTON -- Since breaking ground in late August of 2015, local residents have anticipated the opening of the new Malco Cinema in Sikeston. The wait is nearly over. Located in Cotton Ridge, a land... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Dog Days: Humane Society to host adoption event SaturdayAshley Boyd, assistant director with the Sikeston Humane Society, holds up a ca
Dog Days: Humane Society to host adoption event Saturday
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
Ashley Boyd, assistant director with the Sikeston Humane Society, holds up a cat who will be available for adoption as part of the Sikeston Area Humane Society's third annual Dog Days held Saturday at downtown American Legion Park. SIKESTON, Mo. -... Read more
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Standard Democrat
DPS warrant round-up brings in a dozenSIKESTON - Law enforcement threw a net around Sikeston early Wednesday morning
DPS warrant round-up brings in a dozen
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
SIKESTON - Law enforcement threw a net around Sikeston early Wednesday morning hauling in 12 of 20 individuals wanted on outstanding Scott County court warrants. Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers were assisted by officers from the SEMO... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Warrant arrest leads to new drug distribution chargesSIKESTON - A fight with police officers didn't prevent them from discovering a
Warrant arrest leads to new drug distribution charges
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
SIKESTON - A fight with police officers didn't prevent them from discovering a suspect's hidden bags of marijuana. Rubin Ryshawn Hampton, 19, of Sikeston is charged with possession with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance in a... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston girls basketball coach Matt Schonhoff resignsSIKESTON -- The decision for Matt Schonhoff to step away from the Sikeston girl
Sikeston girls basketball coach Matt Schonhoff resigns
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
SIKESTON -- The decision for Matt Schonhoff to step away from the Sikeston girls basketball program was his own. And he had his future in mind. Schonhoff tendered his resignation as the head coach of the Sikeston girls basketball team in hopes of... Read more
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Standard Democrat
SEMO Bulls take 16U crown in DallasPemiscot) and Trey Porter (head coach). Bottom row from left, Hunter Gates (Por
SEMO Bulls take 16U crown in Dallas
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
Pemiscot) and Trey Porter (head coach). Bottom row from left, Hunter Gates (Portageville), Levi Woods (Puxico), Don Larry (Sikeston) and Klay Barton (Doniphan). The SEMO Bulls 16U AAU basketball team won the Platinum Open Division championship... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Juvenile faces four counts of unlawful use of a weaponThis photo provided by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety shows the three
Juvenile faces four counts of unlawful use of a weapon
Standard Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
This photo provided by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety shows the three guns recovered following the arrest of a 16-year-old and the backpack in which they were hidden. SIKESTON -- A 16-year-old is facing charges after he threatened... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston Council OKs sign designsSIKESTON - For visitors heading to the Sikeston High School Field House or the
Sikeston Council OKs sign designs
Standard Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
SIKESTON - For visitors heading to the Sikeston High School Field House or the Clinton Building, finding their way will soon be easier. At Monday's special meeting, Sikeston's City Council authorized city staff to proceed with a signage program.... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Part of U.S. 67 to be 'Future I-57' with funding billand travelers, to the rest of our country,” Boozman said as part of the release
Part of U.S. 67 to be 'Future I-57' with funding bill
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 10 days ago
and travelers, to the rest of our country,” Boozman said as part of the release. Interstate 57 extends from Chicago, IL to Sikeston, MO. According to the release, the road in Arkansas is "naturally oriented to eventually connect with the existing... Read more
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Dexter Daily Statesman
Puxico man among AECI award recipientsAshley, electrical maintenance supervisor, of New Madrid; Kimberly M. Beardslee
Puxico man among AECI award recipients
Dexter Daily Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
Ashley, electrical maintenance supervisor, of New Madrid; Kimberly M. Beardslee, former protective services officer II, of Sikeston; Robert L. Brinkley, newly retired journeyman electrician specialist, of Rocky Mount; Timothy D. Graham, journeyman... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Red Cross asks for blood donationsreally use the assistance," Heather Miller said. "So sometimes it angers people
Red Cross asks for blood donations
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 days ago
really use the assistance," Heather Miller said. "So sometimes it angers people in the community, and also makes us sad." Sikeston crawfish boil raises money for local organizationsSikeston crawfish boil raises money for local organizations A... Read more
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1 killed, 2 injured in four-vehicle crash in Trigg Co., KYreally use the assistance," Heather Miller said. "So sometimes it angers people
1 killed, 2 injured in four-vehicle crash in Trigg Co., KY
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 days ago
really use the assistance," Heather Miller said. "So sometimes it angers people in the community, and also makes us sad." Sikeston crawfish boil raises money for local organizationsSikeston crawfish boil raises money for local organizations A... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Indiana woman crowdsources to attend Prince's funeralreally use the assistance," Heather Miller said. "So sometimes it angers people
Indiana woman crowdsources to attend Prince's funeral
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 days ago
really use the assistance," Heather Miller said. "So sometimes it angers people in the community, and also makes us sad." Sikeston crawfish boil raises money for local organizationsSikeston crawfish boil raises money for local organizations A... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Corrections officer named state employee of the monthMatt Raymond of the Missouri Department of Corrections is the State Employee of
Corrections officer named state employee of the month
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Matt Raymond of the Missouri Department of Corrections is the State Employee of the Month for April. He resides in Sikeston and has been with the Department of Corrections for 14 years. Raymond was nominated by Ian Wallace, warden of the Southeast... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston pulls out 13-inning grind against Cape CentralSikeston's Bryce Bays (21) is mobbed by teammates after hitting the game-winnin
Sikeston pulls out 13-inning grind against Cape Central
Standard Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
Sikeston's Bryce Bays (21) is mobbed by teammates after hitting the game-winning single in the bottom of the 13th inning that beat Cape Central 7-6 Saturday at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston, Mo. SIKESTON -- It took four hours and one minute, but... Read more
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Breitbart
Top Twenty-Five Stories Proving Target’s Pro-Transgender Bathroom Policy Is Dangerous to Women and Childrenas they used his bathroom pleaded guilty Thursday to fourth-degree invasion of
Top Twenty-Five Stories Proving Target’s Pro-Transgender Bathroom Policy Is Dangerous to Women and Children
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
as they used his bathroom pleaded guilty Thursday to fourth-degree invasion of privacy, according to northjersey.com. Sikeston YMCA employee arrested after videotaping in locker room SIKESTON, MO – A 19-year-old Sikeston man was arrested... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Cape Central v. Sikeston baseballSikeston's Bryce Bays (21) is mobbed by teammates after hitting the game-winnin
Cape Central v. Sikeston baseball
Standard Democrat / Posted 12 days ago
Sikeston's Bryce Bays (21) is mobbed by teammates after hitting the game-winning single in the bottom of the 13th inning that beat Cape Central 7-6 Saturday at VFW Memorial Stadium in Sikeston, Mo. (Chris Pobst/Standard Democrat) Cape Central's... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sikeston crawfish boil raises money for local organizationsthat helps raise money for local businesses. This is the seventh year the annu
Sikeston crawfish boil raises money for local organizations
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 12 days ago
that helps raise money for local businesses. This is the seventh year the annual crawfish boil event has been held at the Sikeston rodeo grounds. Presented by Sikeston Jaycees and Health Facilities Rehab, the event is an effort to support local... Read more
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Standard Democrat
CatSpot: Local company introduces eco-friendly kitty litter that eliminates cat box smellSIKESTON -- For the better part of the last century, clay cat litter has been t
CatSpot: Local company introduces eco-friendly kitty litter that eliminates cat box smell
Standard Democrat / Posted 12 days ago
SIKESTON -- For the better part of the last century, clay cat litter has been the standard for people with indoor cats. However, a local company is giving people a different, more environmentally-friendly option. Midwest Organics of Sikeston has a... Read more
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Standard Democrat
City of Sikeston receives grant for improvements to high school soccer fieldSIKESTON -- Improvements are planned for the high school soccer field thanks to
City of Sikeston receives grant for improvements to high school soccer field
Standard Democrat / Posted 12 days ago
SIKESTON -- Improvements are planned for the high school soccer field thanks to grant funds from the U.S. Soccer Foundation. The city of Sikeston was awarded a $4,995 grant from the Foundation to fund irrigation improvements and replacements.... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Mitchell, Thatch named Standard Democrat Basketball Players of the YearSikeston's Tyeshia Mitchell (left) and Fred Thatch (right) were named the 2015-
Mitchell, Thatch named Standard Democrat Basketball Players of the Year
Standard Democrat / Posted 12 days ago
Sikeston's Tyeshia Mitchell (left) and Fred Thatch (right) were named the 2015-16 Standard Democrat Basketball Players of the Year. There was no sophomore slump for Sikeston's young gun. Thatch, a 6-3 combo guard who plays inside and out, led the... Read more
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