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Standard Democrat
Replacing old, adding new canopies on SHS campus among maintenance crew's biggest summer jobsLarry White, Sikeston R-6 maintenance department employee, installs the new can
Replacing old, adding new canopies on SHS campus among maintenance crew's biggest summer jobs
Standard Democrat / Posted 3 hours ago
Larry White, Sikeston R-6 maintenance department employee, installs the new canopy for the walkway behind A Building on the Sikeston High School campus. Replacing and adding 1,300 feet of canopies at the high school campus is among the maintenance... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Only local Democrats have opponents in New Madrid County primaryJr., who was appointed to the office earlier this year; Sheriff Terry Stevens a
Only local Democrats have opponents in New Madrid County primary
Standard Democrat / Posted 4 hours ago
Jr., who was appointed to the office earlier this year; Sheriff Terry Stevens and Public Administrator Paula Scobey. Those Sikeston voters living in New Madrid County will be asked to continue the city's local sales tax on the titling of motor... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Renewal of existing sales tax on ballot in SikestonSIKESTON - On Tuesday, Sikeston voters will be asked to renew collection of an
Renewal of existing sales tax on ballot in Sikeston
Standard Democrat / Posted 5 hours ago
SIKESTON - On Tuesday, Sikeston voters will be asked to renew collection of an existing sales tax on the purchase of motorized products. "This tax is strictly a continuation of what is taxed now," said City Manager Jonathan Douglass. According to a... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Anderson, Noe named to OVC Commissioner's Honor RollSikeston native Tyler Anderson and Dexter native Hannah Noe were named to the O
Anderson, Noe named to OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 hours ago
Sikeston native Tyler Anderson and Dexter native Hannah Noe were named to the Ohio Valley Conference's Commissioner's Honor Roll Wednesday. Anderson, who graduated Sikeston High School in 2013, led Murray State's baseball team with an ERA of 3.41 in... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO electionPolice for the U.S. Army. Bev Randles Past work: Randles is a 2016 Republican
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO election
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 20 hours ago
Police for the U.S. Army. Bev Randles Past work: Randles is a 2016 Republican candidate. She grew up on a farm in Sikeston, Missouri. From 2010 to 2015, Randles was a member of the board of the Missouri for Club Growth. She served as... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Race for sheriff in Scott County to be decided in Tuesday's electionand Wes Drury. The winners of each race will face each other in the Nov. 8 elec
Race for sheriff in Scott County to be decided in Tuesday's election
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
and Wes Drury. The winners of each race will face each other in the Nov. 8 election. Other local issues include city of Sikeston voters deciding whether or not to continue applying and collecting the local sales tax on the titling of motor... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Cool fun on a hot dayYoungsters from the Sikeston YMCA Summer Day Camp found relief from the heat ou
Cool fun on a hot day
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
Youngsters from the Sikeston YMCA Summer Day Camp found relief from the heat outside by going inside the Sikeston Bowling Center Wednesday afternoon. What the young bowlers didn't have in bowling techniques they made up with in their enthusiasm as... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Closing the bookThe Sikeston Public Library's Summer Reading Program is winding down with the t
Closing the book
Standard Democrat / Posted yesterday
The Sikeston Public Library's Summer Reading Program is winding down with the teen readers' taking part in a trivia competition Wednesday afternoon. All ages are invited to a summer reading party from 1:30-3 p.m. Monday at the Library.... Read more
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Standard Democrat
County clerks: Absentee ballots on parr with other yearsCounty deputy clerk, collects an absentee ballot at the Scott County Courthouse
County clerks: Absentee ballots on parr with other years
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
County deputy clerk, collects an absentee ballot at the Scott County Courthouse on Tuesday morning. Collin Stinson, Staff SIKESTON - Local residents may debate to-and-fro for their favorite political candidates with red-faced fervor, but one thing... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston Red 8U wins state titleThe Sikeston Red 8U All-Stars won the Cal Ripken 8U state championship, Sunday,
Sikeston Red 8U wins state title
Standard Democrat / Posted 2 days ago
The Sikeston Red 8U All-Stars won the Cal Ripken 8U state championship, Sunday, July 24, in Farmington, Mo. Sikeston defeated Mineral Area 7-6 in the title game. Pictured are, front row from left, Tayshon Clark, Brandon Herrion, Cade Davis, Conner... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Three in sheriff's race hoping to make a differencein the Air Force Reserve and for 19 years in the Missouri National Guard. He w
Three in sheriff's race hoping to make a difference
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
in the Air Force Reserve and for 19 years in the Missouri National Guard. He was a police officer and firefighter in Sikeston and eventually worked several different assignments for the Jefferson City police, until White — shortly after... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Man recovering from accident at rodeo groundsSIKESTON - A man was injured in an accident while prepping the Sikeston Jaycee
Man recovering from accident at rodeo grounds
Standard Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
SIKESTON - A man was injured in an accident while prepping the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds. According to Zach Fayette, Jaycee rodeo chairman, early Saturday morning a man was struck in the head by a broken chain. The injured man was... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Banker Randy Scott Plays Part on East Arkansas Farm Teamtraining program at Mercantile Bank of St. Louis and returned to the Missouri B
Banker Randy Scott Plays Part on East Arkansas Farm Team
Arkansas Business / Posted 4 days ago
training program at Mercantile Bank of St. Louis and returned to the Missouri Bootheel, where he worked at several banks in Sikeston. He is a director at the Arkansas Bankers Association and serves on the board of trustees at Arkansas Northeastern... Read more
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Standard Democrat
3rd Annual Sikeston High School Soccer Alumni GameTeams pose for a group picture Saturday, July 23, 2016, during the at the Sike
3rd Annual Sikeston High School Soccer Alumni Game
Standard Democrat / Posted 4 days ago
Teams pose for a group picture Saturday, July 23, 2016, during the at the Sikeston Sports Complex. The game featured former Sikeston soccer players who graduated between 1996-2016. (Chris... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Several Hundred Citizens Join Law Enforcement for Unity WalkDetails in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the
Several Hundred Citizens Join Law Enforcement for Unity Walk
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
Details in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the Death of a Pittsburg Man Authorities in Sikeston, Missouri have released new details in the death of a Pittsburg man. The 3 suspects involved in the case appeared in... Read more
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'Unity in the Community!' event to be held in Poplar Bluff, MOwas made with the Missouri Baptist University to offer a Bachelor's Degree at S
'Unity in the Community!' event to be held in Poplar Bluff, MO
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
was made with the Missouri Baptist University to offer a Bachelor's Degree at SIC for area students. Man badly injured in Sikeston, MO after chain snaps off large containerMan badly injured in Sikeston, MO after chain snaps off large container A... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Man badly injured in Sikeston, MO after chain snaps off large containerwas made with the Missouri Baptist University to offer a Bachelor's Degree at S
Man badly injured in Sikeston, MO after chain snaps off large container
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
was made with the Missouri Baptist University to offer a Bachelor's Degree at SIC for area students. A... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
SIC Board takes action on new Bachelor's Degree programwas made with the Missouri Baptist University to offer a Bachelor's Degree at S
SIC Board takes action on new Bachelor's Degree program
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
was made with the Missouri Baptist University to offer a Bachelor's Degree at SIC for area students. Man badly injured in Sikeston, MO after chain snaps off large containerMan badly injured in Sikeston, MO after chain snaps off large container A... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Chanute Couple Paints Curbs to Show Support for Law EnforcementDetails in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the
Chanute Couple Paints Curbs to Show Support for Law Enforcement
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 5 days ago
Details in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the Death of a Pittsburg Man Authorities in Sikeston, Missouri have released new details in the death of a Pittsburg man. The 3 suspects involved in the case appeared in... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Politics on the national stage: National convention offered insights to GOP's presidential candidateand 148th District Rep. Holly Rehder were part of Missouri's delegation at the
Politics on the national stage: National convention offered insights to GOP's presidential candidate
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
and 148th District Rep. Holly Rehder were part of Missouri's delegation at the Republican Convention. Submitted photo SIKESTON - Two local politicians experienced politics on the national stage when they attended the 2016 Republican... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday weekend is chance for families to save moneySIKESTON -- It may be two weeks away, but it's not too early to start planning
Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday weekend is chance for families to save money
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
SIKESTON -- It may be two weeks away, but it's not too early to start planning for the annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday weekend. Missouri's Tax-Free Weekend will start at 12:01 a.m. Aug. 5 and run through Aug. 7. Back-to-school items such as... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Forging new skills: Merit badge camp introduces Boy Scouts to metal workRiley Glenn of Sikeston cuts out a metal heart. Jill Bock, Staff SIKESTON -- T
Forging new skills: Merit badge camp introduces Boy Scouts to metal work
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
Riley Glenn of Sikeston cuts out a metal heart. Jill Bock, Staff SIKESTON -- The only thing higher than the temperature was the enthusiasm. Despite thermometer readings in the mid 90s, approximately 50 Boy Scouts gathered around flaming coals,... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Annual tour highlights agriculture diversitythe University of Missouri Delta Center's Fisher Research Center at Portagevill
Annual tour highlights agriculture diversity
Standard Democrat / Posted 6 days ago
the University of Missouri Delta Center's Fisher Research Center at Portageville and Heckemeyer's Sweet Sorghum Farm near Sikeston. On July 26, Smith is slated to meet with the Scott County Farm Bureau. Smith will make stops in each of the 30... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Carthage Art Walk Celebrates Christmas in JulyDetails in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the
Carthage Art Walk Celebrates Christmas in July
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 6 days ago
Details in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the Death of a Pittsburg Man Authorities in Sikeston, Missouri have released new details in the death of a Pittsburg man. The 3 suspects involved in the case appeared in... Read more
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Standard Democrat
As temperatures rise, residents look for ways to beat the heatTw Sikeston High School football players cool down by drinking water during pra
As temperatures rise, residents look for ways to beat the heat
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
Tw Sikeston High School football players cool down by drinking water during practice on Wednesday morning at the Sikeston High School practice field. SIKESTON -- With the entire Southeast Missouri region under an excessive heat warning through... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Vision of the future: New executive director of SRC working to gain development momentumBarry Sellers, new Sikeston Regional Chamber CEO/executive director, looks over
Vision of the future: New executive director of SRC working to gain development momentum
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
Barry Sellers, new Sikeston Regional Chamber CEO/executive director, looks over some paperwork at his office on Thursday morning. Sellers is working to retain and expand current industry and businesses while also wanting to bring in new... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Hill, Wheeler answer questions at Cole Democrat meetingyears military experience and 20 years in law enforcement at both the city and
Hill, Wheeler answer questions at Cole Democrat meeting
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
years military experience and 20 years in law enforcement at both the city and county levels. "I was a firefighter down in Sikeston, also," he said. Wheeler joined the sheriff's department 11 years ago as White's chief deputy. "I've been working... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Missouri Senators Propose Legislation to Stop Attacks on Law EnforcementDetails in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the
Missouri Senators Propose Legislation to Stop Attacks on Law Enforcement
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 7 days ago
Details in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the Death of a Pittsburg Man Authorities in Sikeston, Missouri have released new details in the death of a Pittsburg man. The 3 suspects involved in the case appeared in... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Current Sikeston basketball coach Gregg Holifield to take over Sikeston's baseball programSIKESTON -- Sikeston's newest baseball coach will be a familiar face. Hall of
Current Sikeston basketball coach Gregg Holifield to take over Sikeston's baseball program
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
SIKESTON -- Sikeston's newest baseball coach will be a familiar face. Hall of Fame and current head basketball coach Gregg Holifield will take over the baseball program following the resignation of former coach Alan Scheeter, according to Sikeston... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Man jailed after allegedly beating another man with batSIKESTON -- A Sikeston man faces charges after allegedly striking another man w
Man jailed after allegedly beating another man with bat
Standard Democrat / Posted 7 days ago
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man faces charges after allegedly striking another man with a metal baseball bat Tuesday. Jason Allen Eiche, 42, is charged with felony first degree assault and armed criminal action. About 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, officers with... Read more
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Standard Democrat
High temps continuemany residents to venture outside for yardwork or exercise. Tara Young and Pam
High temps continue
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
many residents to venture outside for yardwork or exercise. Tara Young and Pam Helms take a walk on the path around the lake at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Temperatures are expected to near the 100 degree mark through Saturday in Southeast Misso... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Homelessness Up in Joplin and All Shelters are FullDetails in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the
Homelessness Up in Joplin and All Shelters are Full
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 8 days ago
Details in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the Death of a Pittsburg Man Authorities in Sikeston, Missouri have released new details in the death of a Pittsburg man. The 3 suspects involved in the case appeared in... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Grant funds and completes fence at Sikeston school(left) and James Howell, a certified fence installer, work to put up the chain-
Grant funds and completes fence at Sikeston school
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
(left) and James Howell, a certified fence installer, work to put up the chain-link fence around Southeast Elementary in Sikeston. Volunteers through Lowe's Heroes grant program began Monday installing a 2,200 linear-foot chain link fence around... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Volunteers come to 'beef up' Sikeston Youth Football CampSIKESTON -- Sikeston youth football camp saw a bump in volunteer coaches this y
Volunteers come to 'beef up' Sikeston Youth Football Camp
Standard Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
SIKESTON -- Sikeston youth football camp saw a bump in volunteer coaches this year, coming from locations as far as Chicago, Ill.; Blytheville, Ark.; Paducah, Ky.; and Orlando, Fla. From 1995-97, Mark Blissett held the most career rushing yards,... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Candidates, new director will speak at SRCC forumSIKESTON - Those attending the July 28 Sikeston Regional Chamber meeting will c
Candidates, new director will speak at SRCC forum
Standard Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
SIKESTON - Those attending the July 28 Sikeston Regional Chamber meeting will come away better prepared to cast their August primary ballot. Candidates in the August primary from Scott and New Madrid counties are invited to present a brief... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Former Sikeston standouts using football to teach discipline, leadership to local youthYouth go through drills Tuesday morning at the second annual Sikeston Youth Foo
Former Sikeston standouts using football to teach discipline, leadership to local youth
Standard Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
Youth go through drills Tuesday morning at the second annual Sikeston Youth Football Camp held at Lincoln Park in Sikeston. Held by former Sikeston football stars Mark Blissett and Justin Robinson, the camp aims to teach discipline and leadership... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Announcement of new Sikeston baseball coach expected soonTuesday, July 19, 2016Standard Democrat The announcement of Sikeston High Scho
Announcement of new Sikeston baseball coach expected soon
Standard Democrat / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday, July 19, 2016Standard Democrat The announcement of Sikeston High School's newest baseball coach is expected to be released either Thursday or Friday according to Sikeston athletic... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Save Our Sons group provides activities for youthSIKESTON - Some basketball teams' objective is to attack the glass, but some ba
Save Our Sons group provides activities for youth
Standard Democrat / Posted 11 days ago
SIKESTON - Some basketball teams' objective is to attack the glass, but some basketball teams are attacking something even greater. The Sikeston Save Our Sons is a non-profit organization that provides activities for the youth of the... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Medical camp for teenagers will be offered Aug. 3-4 in SikestonParticipants of a recent MASH Camp participate in a hands-on training. The Sike
Medical camp for teenagers will be offered Aug. 3-4 in Sikeston
Standard Democrat / Posted 13 days ago
Participants of a recent MASH Camp participate in a hands-on training. The Sikeston MASH Camp is a summer day camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4 at the Sikeston Career and Technology Center. All high school students in the Southeast Missouri... Read more
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Standard Democrat
TRC expands courses in area's time of needDoug Kaiser (left) and Mark Hunt work on their laptops during an industrial tec
TRC expands courses in area's time of need
Standard Democrat / Posted 13 days ago
Doug Kaiser (left) and Mark Hunt work on their laptops during an industrial technology course at Three Rivers College in Sikeston. TRC offers a manufacturing and industrial systems cohort at its Sikeston campus in an effort to help fill a need by... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Local French Professor Reacts to France AttacksDetails in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the
Local French Professor Reacts to France Attacks
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 13 days ago
Details in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the Death of a Pittsburg Man Authorities in Sikeston, Missouri have released new details in the death of a Pittsburg man. The 3 suspects involved in the case appeared in... Read more
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Standard Democrat
All the right movesThe Sikeston High School youth wrestling camp came to an end Thursday. The camp
All the right moves
Standard Democrat / Posted 14 days ago
The Sikeston High School youth wrestling camp came to an end Thursday. The camp, run by the high school wrestling staff and wrestlers gave youngsters in first through sixth grades the opportunity to learn some of the basics of the sports. High school... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Rodeo royalty will be crowned this weekendSIKESTON -- The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo rides into town next month, but
Rodeo royalty will be crowned this weekend
Standard Democrat / Posted 14 days ago
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo rides into town next month, but this weekend's rodeo pageants will serve as a kickstart to the main event. "Our rodeo pageant -- and like most rodeo pageants -- is different than a beauty pageant," said... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston City Council mulls bid for DPS vehiclesSIKESTON -- The Department of Public Safety looks to replace worn-out vehicles.
Sikeston City Council mulls bid for DPS vehicles
Standard Democrat / Posted 14 days ago
SIKESTON -- The Department of Public Safety looks to replace worn-out vehicles. Approval was sought in Thursday Sikeston Council meeting by the DPS to purchase three new vehicles. A sealed-bid was opened from Don Brown Chevrolet of St. Louis for... Read more
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Standard Democrat
One killed in New Madrid County crashthat at 4:15 p.m. Thursday on Route H, two miles south of Blodgett, a westbound
One killed in New Madrid County crash
Standard Democrat / Posted 14 days ago
that at 4:15 p.m. Thursday on Route H, two miles south of Blodgett, a westbound vehicle driven by Betty S. Crider, 79, of Sikeston pulled into the path of a northbound vehicle driven by Stephan A. Floan, 23, of Marston. The child, John A. Deason... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
MODOT Presents Plans to Replace Two Carthage BridgesDetails in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the
MODOT Presents Plans to Replace Two Carthage Bridges
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 14 days ago
Details in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the Death of a Pittsburg Man Authorities in Sikeston, Missouri have released new details in the death of a Pittsburg man. The 3 suspects involved in the case appeared in... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Under constructionInfrastructure is being put in place for the development of a new 92-room Hampt
Under construction
Standard Democrat / Posted 15 days ago
Infrastructure is being put in place for the development of a new 92-room Hampton Inn in the Cotton Ridge Development in Sikeston. Located behind Walmart near the intersections of Highway 61 and 60, the 60,000-square-foot hotel will be the second... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Resident named director of University's business, technology programsCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Mark Christian of Sikeston is the new director of the Sou
Resident named director of University's business, technology programs
Standard Democrat / Posted 15 days ago
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Mark Christian of Sikeston is the new director of the Southeast Missouri State University Small Business and Technology Development Center in Cape Girardeau. As director, Christian will be responsible for the day to day... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Local Business Uses Social Media to Identify ShopliftersDetails in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the
Local Business Uses Social Media to Identify Shoplifters
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 15 days ago
Details in the Death of a Pittsburg ManAuthorities Release More Details in the Death of a Pittsburg Man Authorities in Sikeston, Missouri have released new details in the death of a Pittsburg man. The 3 suspects involved in the case appeared in... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston Jaycees are gearing up for 64th annual Bootheel RodeoSikeston Jaycee Ashton Cantrell burns off weeds in the box seats section of the
Sikeston Jaycees are gearing up for 64th annual Bootheel Rodeo
Standard Democrat / Posted 16 days ago
Sikeston Jaycee Ashton Cantrell burns off weeds in the box seats section of the arena at the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo grounds. Jaycees are busy prepping the arena and grounds for the rodeo set for Aug. 10-13. SIKESTON -- With the 64th annual... Read more
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