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Standard Democrat
Murder trial for Sikeston woman reset for Jan. 21CHARLESTON -- The murder trial for a Sikeston woman is reset for January. Sava
Murder trial for Sikeston woman reset for Jan. 21
Standard Democrat / Posted an hour ago
CHARLESTON -- The murder trial for a Sikeston woman is reset for January. Savannah R. Davis, 28, who is charged with second degree murder and armed criminal action is now scheduled for Jan. 21 and 22, 2016, in Mississippi County before Judge William... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston softball drops another heartbreaker, Kelly wins third straightSikeston220 000 0 -- 4 7 3 Perryville200 110 1 -- 5 11 1WP -- Macey Hall. LP -
Sikeston softball drops another heartbreaker, Kelly wins third straight
Standard Democrat / Posted 3 hours ago
Sikeston220 000 0 -- 4 7 3 Perryville200 110 1 -- 5 11 1WP -- Macey Hall. LP -- Kylie Noe. 2B -- Tyeshia Mitchell (S), Emma Nelson (P), Hanna Placek (S). Multiple hits -- Perryville: Anna Besand 2-3, Rachael More 2-3, Emma Nelson 3-4, Andrea Pannier... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Undefeated Sikeston faces tough challenge against state-ranked Cape CentralSIKESTON -- After two games, Sikeston coach Kent Gibbs still isn't quite sure w
Undefeated Sikeston faces tough challenge against state-ranked Cape Central
Standard Democrat / Posted 9 hours ago
SIKESTON -- After two games, Sikeston coach Kent Gibbs still isn't quite sure what to make of his team. Following two lopsided victories over Charleston and New Madrid County Central to open the season, his starters were already pulled from the game... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Three teams to be inducted into SPS Hall of FameSIKESTON -- Three Sikeston High School teams that brought excitement and season
Three teams to be inducted into SPS Hall of Fame
Standard Democrat / Posted 19 hours ago
SIKESTON -- Three Sikeston High School teams that brought excitement and seasons of "firsts" are among the inductees to the 2014 Sikeston Public School's Hall of Fame. For 20 years now, the Sikeston Public Schools Hall of Fame has honored... Read more
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Dexter Daily Statesman
Aldermen approve bid for new airport hangarMIKE McCOY-mmccoy@dailystatesman.com Pilot Dale Gillespie stands by the Twin Ce
Aldermen approve bid for new airport hangar
Dexter Daily Statesman / Posted 21 hours ago
MIKE McCOY-mmccoy@dailystatesman.com Pilot Dale Gillespie stands by the Twin Cessna he flew back from St. Louis Tuesday to the Dexter City Airport. The plane is owned by Norman B. Harty. Gillespie has been a pilot ofor 59 years. The city opened bids... Read more
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Dexter Daily Statesman
Considering herself blessedLocal woman defies all odds in cancer battle NOREEN HYSLOP photo-nhyslop@daily
Considering herself blessed
Dexter Daily Statesman / Posted 21 hours ago
Local woman defies all odds in cancer battle NOREEN HYSLOP photo-nhyslop@dailystatesman.com Tonya Guthrie was diagnosed in April 2015 with multiple myeloma and faced a series of treatments. Crediting faith and prayer four months later, having had... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Sikeston manEAST PRAIRIE - A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Sikeston man on multiple d
Traffic stop leads to drug charges for Sikeston man
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
EAST PRAIRIE - A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Sikeston man on multiple drug-related charges. At approximately 12:09 a.m. Tuesday, an East Prairie police officer stopped a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Tyler B. Larkins. According to a news... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Dexter knocks out Sikeston in two sets, Oran nabs first winSIKESTON -- Dexter remained undefeated Monday after a two set win in Sikeston.
Dexter knocks out Sikeston in two sets, Oran nabs first win
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
SIKESTON -- Dexter remained undefeated Monday after a two set win in Sikeston. Dexter (3-0) won the first set 25-10 and the second 25-16. Addie Kruse led Dexter with six kills, Krysten Garrison added five and Lexie Barnes chipped in four. Brittney... Read more
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Standard Democrat
September Calendar GirlJenny Keller, the , is ready for the fall weather. The daughter of Robert Kelle
September Calendar Girl
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
Jenny Keller, the , is ready for the fall weather. The daughter of Robert Keller and Mary Below, Keller was a finalist in the 2014 Miss Sikeston Pageant and a 2015 graduate of Sikeston High School. She is attending Arkansas... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Portageville suffers first loss, falls to Notre Dame 6-2PORTAGEVILLE -- Not many pitchers can say they've taken on Portageville ace Tay
Portageville suffers first loss, falls to Notre Dame 6-2
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
PORTAGEVILLE -- Not many pitchers can say they've taken on Portageville ace Taylor Tiffany on her home field and came out on top. With the help of late inning heroics from her team's lineup, however, Notre Dame senior Haylie Santos did just that... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Earl ParkerSIKESTON - Earl Lee Parker Jr., 54, died Aug. 29, 2015, at his home. Visitatio
Earl Parker
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
SIKESTON - Earl Lee Parker Jr., 54, died Aug. 29, 2015, at his home. Visitation is from noon until time of service at 1 p.m. Saturday at Green Memorial Church of God in Christ in Sikeston with Calvin Bird officiating. Burial will follow in the... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Kenneth FreemanSIKESTON - Kenneth Dean Freeman, 62, a lifelong resident of Sikeston, died Aug.
Kenneth Freeman
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
SIKESTON - Kenneth Dean Freeman, 62, a lifelong resident of Sikeston, died Aug. 31, 2015, at his home. No services are planned. Blanchard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary, see the Wednesday edition of the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Fall 2015 Adult Flag Football LeagueMoody's warns Illinois lawmakers of budget stalemate impactMoody's warns Illino
Fall 2015 Adult Flag Football League
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
Moody's warns Illinois lawmakers of budget stalemate impactMoody's warns Illinois lawmakers of budget stalemate impact A major credit rating agency is warning legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner to reach a budget agreement by late September because... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
2 arrested, 1 sought in connection to Sikeston shootoutPolice arrested two people and are looking for another in connection to a July
2 arrested, 1 sought in connection to Sikeston shootout
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
Police arrested two people and are looking for another in connection to a July 30 shooting in Sikeston. Orlando "TJ" Sheron, 20, of Sikeston is charged with assault first degree, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. Dewayne Harris,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
New strain of lice could put schools in scratchy situationMoody's warns Illinois lawmakers of budget stalemate impactMoody's warns Illino
New strain of lice could put schools in scratchy situation
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
Moody's warns Illinois lawmakers of budget stalemate impactMoody's warns Illinois lawmakers of budget stalemate impact A major credit rating agency is warning legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner to reach a budget agreement by late September because... Read more
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Standard Democrat
One wanted for shooting in custody; second suspect still being soughtOrlando "TJ" Sheron, who was arrested Friday by DPS, is charged with assault an
One wanted for shooting in custody; second suspect still being sought
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Orlando "TJ" Sheron, who was arrested Friday by DPS, is charged with assault and armed criminal action. SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man wanted for shooting another man was taken into custody following a vehicle stop in Sikeston. Orlando "TJ" Sheron, 20,... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Worker survives electrical shockSikeston DPS Director Drew Juden, far right, speaks with employees of local roo
Worker survives electrical shock
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
Sikeston DPS Director Drew Juden, far right, speaks with employees of local roofing company at the scene where a worker was injured when he accidentally touched a power line. Jill Bock, staff SIKESTON -- Following a power outage on New Madrid and... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Motorcycling with a messageMinistry tries to connect with other bikers SIKESTON - Ministry and motorcycle
Motorcycling with a message
Standard Democrat / Posted 3 days ago
Ministry tries to connect with other bikers SIKESTON - Ministry and motorcycles work well together. Just ask those from Pure Freedom Ministries and the Azusa Streetriders. The two groups, made up of members of the Sikeston First Assembly of God and... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Communication key to keeping kids safe from Internet crimeSIKESTON -- Cell phones maybe the main source of communication for most youth t
Communication key to keeping kids safe from Internet crime
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
SIKESTON -- Cell phones maybe the main source of communication for most youth today, but keeping an open line of communication with their parents can protect them from becoming a victim to online predators. Last month the FBI launched a campaign to... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Checking it outOfficers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety had the opportunity to i
Checking it out
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety had the opportunity to inspect the Stoddard County Ambulance District's new mass transport vehicle. The vehicle can hold 10 patients on stretchers or 16 walking wounded, according to David... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Malco Theatre breaks groundMike Bohannon welcomes a large crowd to the official groundbreaking for a new M
Malco Theatre breaks ground
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
Mike Bohannon welcomes a large crowd to the official groundbreaking for a new Malco Theatre in Sikeston Friday. According to Bohannon the area will also become home to retail establishments, restaurants and a hotel. Jill Bock, Staff SIKESTON -- From... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston runs past New Madrid County Central 55-6 in home openersports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the second straight week the Sikes
Sikeston runs past New Madrid County Central 55-6 in home opener
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For the second straight week the Sikeston Bulldogs got off to a fast start. And for the second straight week it led to a lopsided victory, this time defeating New Madrid County Central 55-6 on Friday night in... Read more
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Standard Democrat
NMCC v. Sikeston footballSikeston's Victwon Riley runs for yardage against NMCC on Friday night at Sikes
NMCC v. Sikeston football
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 days ago
Sikeston's Victwon Riley runs for yardage against NMCC on Friday night at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. (David Jenkins/Standard Democrat) Sikeston's Earnest Fobbs breaks free for a big gain against NMCC on Friday night at Sikeston Public Schools... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Officials in Sikeston break ground on new movie theaterSikeston officials joined together with Cotton Ridge Development on Friday to o
Officials in Sikeston break ground on new movie theater
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
Sikeston officials joined together with Cotton Ridge Development on Friday to officially break ground on the Malco Theatre, an 8-cinema movie theater. “Today, in breaking ground on the Malco Theatre, we are opening a new chapter of progress,” Mike... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston man jailed for illegal weapons, drugs on ThursdaySIKESTON - Illegal weapons and drugs were discovered during a search of a Sikes
Sikeston man jailed for illegal weapons, drugs on Thursday
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
SIKESTON - Illegal weapons and drugs were discovered during a search of a Sikeston residence. At 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers served a search warrant at 608 Branum St. after the Sikeston's Criminal Investigative... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston drops 2-1 game to Ste. Genevieve in 7thSTE. GENEVIEVE -- Melanie Huber scored the walk-off run in the bottom of the se
Sikeston drops 2-1 game to Ste. Genevieve in 7th
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
STE. GENEVIEVE -- Melanie Huber scored the walk-off run in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Sikeston 2-1 Wednesday at Ste. Genevieve. Sikeston (1-1) was led at the plate by Lexi Lambert who had a double and a single. Tyeshia Mitchell added... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering t
Prep Football Glance -- Week 2
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
Our prep football glance gives vital information for our local teams entering their weekly matchups. Learn your team's opponent, go-to players and the series history between the two throughout the season. Records: Chaffee 1-0; Portageville... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearingsSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearings
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes to the training requirements of law enforcers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Public Safety says the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission will... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Poplar Bluff routs Sikeston 13-1 to open its seasonSikeston catcher Hanna Placek collides with Poplar Bluff's Lexi Hafford on a pl
Poplar Bluff routs Sikeston 13-1 to open its season
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
Sikeston catcher Hanna Placek collides with Poplar Bluff's Lexi Hafford on a play at third base on Thursday afternoon at the Sikeston Sports Complex. SIKESTON --Poplar Bluff couldn't have asked for a better start. Sophomore pitcher Adrianne Stucker... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston v. Poplar Bluff softball (Aug. 27Sikeston catcher Hanna Placek collides with Poplar Bluff's Lexi Hafford on a pl
Sikeston v. Poplar Bluff softball (Aug. 27
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
Sikeston catcher Hanna Placek collides with Poplar Bluff's Lexi Hafford on a play at third base on Thursday afternoon at the Sikeston Sports Complex. (David Jenkins photo) Sikeston's Kylie Noe delivers a pitch to a Poplar Bluff hitter on Thursday... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston v. Poplar Bluff tennis (Aug. 27Sikeston's Ali Price lines up a forehand in doubles play against Poplar Bluff o
Sikeston v. Poplar Bluff tennis (Aug. 27
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
Sikeston's Ali Price lines up a forehand in doubles play against Poplar Bluff on Thursday afternoon at the Sikeston High School tennis courts. (David Jenkins photo) Poplar Bluff's Elizabeth Bottorff hits a backhand against Sikeston in doubles play... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sikeston man arrested, facing drug and gun chargesThe Sikeston Department of Public Safety has announced the arrest a Sikeston ma
Sikeston man arrested, facing drug and gun charges
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety has announced the arrest a Sikeston man following a search warrant. On Thursday around 1:20 p.m., Sikeston DPS served a search warrant at 608 Branum Street in Sikeston. Sikeston’s Criminal Investigative Unit... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Benton Neighbor Days switches talent show to open division, cash prizesBENTON -- The Benton Neighbor Days Talent Show is looking to add performers of
Benton Neighbor Days switches talent show to open division, cash prizes
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
BENTON -- The Benton Neighbor Days Talent Show is looking to add performers of all types and ages at is annual competition next weekend. "In years past, we've always done the Heartland Idol, where the winner (of our talent show) goes on to the... Read more
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Standard Democrat
IOOF building in Sikeston needing repairs; can be bought for a dollarThe International Order of Odd Fellows building, located at the corner of Kings
IOOF building in Sikeston needing repairs; can be bought for a dollar
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
The International Order of Odd Fellows building, located at the corner of Kingshighway and Center Street, is for sale and can be bought for just $1. But the 107-year-old building is showing its age and in need of repairs. SIKESTON - For $1 someone... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearingsSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearings
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes to the training requirements of law enforcers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Public Safety says the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission will... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearingsSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearings
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes to the training requirements of law enforcers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Public Safety says the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Hughes pitches Kelly to first win, Oran out-hits SenathAnna Hughes picked up the win as the Kelly softball team won its season opener
Hughes pitches Kelly to first win, Oran out-hits Senath
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
Anna Hughes picked up the win as the Kelly softball team won its season opener against Chaffee Tuesday 3-2. Kelly (1-0) scored two in the third and one more in the fifth. Chaffee scored one run in the sixth and seventh. Hughes struck out three,... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearingsSPRINGFIELD, MO (AP) - The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes t
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearings
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, MO (AP) - The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes to the training requirements of law enforcers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Public Safety says the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission will... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearingsSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearings
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 7 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) _ The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes to the training requirements of law enforcers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Public Safety says the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission will... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Gibbs hoping to gauge Sikeston's endurance against NMCCSIKESTON -- Coming into the season, Sikeston head coach Kent Gibbs knew that li
Gibbs hoping to gauge Sikeston's endurance against NMCC
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
SIKESTON -- Coming into the season, Sikeston head coach Kent Gibbs knew that line play would be one of his team's strengths, but a lack of depth is a concern. The offensive and defensive lines did its job against Charleston in the season opener last... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National NewsAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment beg
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Sikeston PD asking for community help to identify suspectThe Sikeston Department of Public Safety is trying to identify a man who allege
Sikeston PD asking for community help to identify suspect
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 7 days ago
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is trying to identify a man who allegedly stole from a local business. Sikeston police were called to Slusher’s Farm and Home on South Main Street around 3:45 p.m. on Aug. 7 for a robbery. A worker said a... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
Sikeston Police Searching for Theft SuspectSIKESTON -- Sikeston Police are seeking help in identifying a theft suspect. O
Sikeston Police Searching for Theft Suspect
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 7 days ago
SIKESTON -- Sikeston Police are seeking help in identifying a theft suspect. On August 7 around 3:45 p.m., Sikeston Police were called to Slusher's Farm and Home on S. Main in Sikeston. A worker said a man came into the store around 2:20 p.m., and... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeson police looking to identify theft suspectSIKESTON -- Police are looking to identify a man who allegedly stole from a Sik
Sikeson police looking to identify theft suspect
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
SIKESTON -- Police are looking to identify a man who allegedly stole from a Sikeston business earlier this month. About 3:45 p.m. Aug. 7, Sikeston Department of Public Safety was called to Slusher's Farm and Home on South Main Street in Sikeston,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sikeston DPS asks for help identifying theft suspectThe Sikeston Department of Public Safety is looking to identify someone who all
Sikeston DPS asks for help identifying theft suspect
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is looking to identify someone who allegedly stole from a local business. Officers were called to Slusher's Farm and Home on S. Main in Sikeston on Aug. 7 around 3:45 p.m. A worker said a white male came... Read more
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Standard Democrat
J-turns are a safer, more affordable option for highway crossingsSIKESTON -- Are you willing to go the extra mile to arrive safely? A public he
J-turns are a safer, more affordable option for highway crossings
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
SIKESTON -- Are you willing to go the extra mile to arrive safely? A public hearing will be held later this fall by the Missouri Department of Transportation's Southeast District to gather comment on two J-turn projects listed in MoDOT's Statewide... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Strebler featured on PopTV's 'Don't Blink'Mentalist and psychological illusionist Morgan Strebler of Sikeston bends a gla
Strebler featured on PopTV's 'Don't Blink'
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
Mentalist and psychological illusionist Morgan Strebler of Sikeston bends a glass bottle before a crowd on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles during filming of the docuseries, "Don't Blink," which airs at 11:30 p.m. Thursdays on PopTV... Read more
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Standard Democrat
R-6 Board sets tax levy, approves additional early payoff of bondsSIKESTON -- The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education set its tax levy during a speci
R-6 Board sets tax levy, approves additional early payoff of bonds
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education set its tax levy during a special session Tuesday at the district's Central Office. "The purpose of this special board meeting is to conduct a public hearing in which citizens may be heard on the... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston soccer team roughs up Fredericktown in season openerDakota Ray finished with a hat trick while the Sikeston soccer team knocked aro
Sikeston soccer team roughs up Fredericktown in season opener
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
Dakota Ray finished with a hat trick while the Sikeston soccer team knocked around Fredericktown 9-2 to open its season on the road. Brett Johnson added two goals while Kenya Marshall, Conner Merideth and Sam Cox added one goal each. Matthew Menz... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston falls in two sets to visiting BernieSikeston's Morgan Merrill (6) hits a shot against Bernie Tuesday at the Sikesto
Sikeston falls in two sets to visiting Bernie
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
Sikeston's Morgan Merrill (6) hits a shot against Bernie Tuesday at the Sikeston Field House. SIKESTON -- Just 24 hours after starting the season on a high note, Sikeston head coach Steve Beydler urged his players to keep that same intensity heading... Read more
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