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Cheaper rate is reason behind sending inmates to Charleston (08/30/14)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Shopping local often takes a back seat to a better price and better service -- even when it comes to shopping for a jail. Sikeston Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden explained during Monday's City Council meeting that boarding jail inmates facing city charges in the Mississippi County Detention Center was primarily a financial decision being "$2 a day cheaper."...
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One arrested in marijuana bust (08/30/14)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man is facing felony drug dealing charges following a warrant search of his home Friday morning. Orlando Sheron, 36, is charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, a class B felony, and possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony...
Oran man faces drug charges (08/30/14)
BENTON -- An Oran area man was arrested Thursday on drug-related charges. Joshua Allen Freeman, 29, is charged with the class C felony of possession of a controlled substance and the class A misdemeanor of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said about noon Thursday, Deputy Danny Finley responded to a residence on State Highway 91 to assist Senior Deputy Matt Scroggins. ...
Local musician makes Grand Ole Opry debut (08/30/14)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After making his debut last week on the Grand Ole Opry stage, local musician Danny Tetley said his bucket list is one item shorter. Tetley of the local band Caney Creek was invited to play the drums while singer Billy Gilman performed two songs Aug. 22 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville...
The Last Word

Week 2 of High School Football is almost here and Chris & David are back to discuss week two match-ups and also what the results of week one mean for the rest of the season. The guys also discuss some Dexter hoops and the St. Louis Rams QB woes.

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