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County will soon kick off security upgrade project (09/16/14)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- It is time to think about beefing up county security, according to the Scott County Commission. "We are looking at the security of the county complex which includes all five buildings," Presiding County Commissioner Jamie Burger said during the Commission's regular meeting Tuesday...
Canalou self-taught savings guru will share her tips at seminar (09/16/14)
SIKESTON -- A Canalou woman has received so many inquiries about her frugal living, she's been asked to conduct a workshop to teach others how to save money in today's economy. Michelle Russom of Canalou will present information on how to save money during her "Consumer Cents 101" seminar at 7 p.m. Friday in the multi-purpose building at First Assembly of God Church in Sikeston. The workshop is a fundraiser for the Church's Women's Ministries...
10 Things to Know for Today (09/16/14)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOW U.S. RAMPS UP RESPONSE TO EBOLA The Obama administration will assign 3,000 American military personnel to West Africa to support local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed for victims of the epidemic...
Others add support to Noranda's request for power rate reduction (09/16/14)
NEW MADRID -- Politicians, organizations and the local union have added their support to Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation's request to reconsider its request for lower power rates. The company has filed a motion with the Missouri Public Service Commission requesting that the PSC reconsider its Aug. 20 order denying Noranda's request for a lower power rate at the company's aluminum smelter here...
Small boy fights tall list of cancer-related ailments (09/16/14)
Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of stories in conjunction with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. As Marshall Pullen climbs the stairs, determined to make it to the slide, his mother, Stephanie, can't help but be proud. He slides to the floor with a little help from his physical therapist and is quickly on his feet heading to the next slide. While this seems like a typical activity for most 5-year-olds, to Marshall's mother it's a moment deserving of multiple photographs and videos...
Notre Dame v. Sikeston (September 16)

Sikeston fell 3-1 to visiting Notre Dame Tuesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex.

Notre Dame v. Sikeston softball

The Notre Dame Lady Bulldogs defeated the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs 13-6 Monday at the Sikeston Sports Complex.

Sikeston v. Bloomfield (September 15)

Sikeston fell to host Bloomfield Monday 25-14, 25-14.

Community Day at Matthews

The Big Prairie Jaycees hosted Community Day on Sept. 13. Kicking off the activities was a parade.

Fall in Love with Downtown Wine Festival

Historic Downtown Sikeston was filled with wine enthusiasts Saturday night for the 5th Annual Fall in Love With Downtown Wine Festival. The Hemman Winery, Hunter Valley Winery, Boat House Wine Co., St. James Winery, The Barren's Winery, Jeremiah's...

Bums for Kenny Wiffle Ball Classic

Ten teams took part in the Second Annual Bums for Kenny Wiffle Ball Classic on Saturday at the Sikeston Sports Complex with the proceeds going to the Kenny Rogers Children's Center.

SEMO Challenger Baseball League

Members of the SEMO Challenger Baseball League made their season debut Saturday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. The league is for children with special needs and will continue play the next five Saturday's.

Kennett v. NMCC football

The New Madrid County Central football team defeated Kennett 25-20 Friday at New Madrid County Central High School.

Sikeston v. Dexter football

Dexter defeated Sikeston 20-15 on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium.

Richland v. Bell City volleyball

The Richland Lady Rebels defeated the Bell City Lady Cubs 15-25, 25-23, 27-25 on Wednesday afternoon at Richland High School.

Sikeston v. Cape Central (September 9)

Sikeston defeated Cape Central 5-3 Tuesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex.

East Prairie v. Scott City (September 5)

East Prairie fell to Scott City 46-45 on Friday at East Prairie High School.

Charleston v. Dexter football

The Dexter Bearcats defeated the Charleston Bluejays 67-14 Friday, Sept. 5, at Charles Bland Stadium in Dexter.

Sikeston v. Cape Central football

The Cape Central Tigers defeated Sikeston 47-7 on Sept. 5, 2014.

Sikeston v. Notre Dame (September 4)

Sikeston fell to Notre Dame 1-0 on penalty kicks Thursday in the opening round of Notre Dame Soccerfest at Notre Dame High School.

Sikeston v. Chaffee (September 4)

Sikeston defeated Chaffee 5-4 on Thursday in the opening round of Notre Dame Softballfest at Notre Dame High School.

Saxony Lutheran v. Sikeston volleyball

The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs volleyball team defeated visiting Saxony Lutheran 16-25, 25-22, 25-18 Thursday at the Sikeston Field House.

Sikeston v. Farmington softball

Farmington defeated Sikeston 11-1 on Sept. 3, 2014, at the Sikeston Sports Complex.

Dexter v. Cape Central (September 2)

Dexter defeated Cape Central in straight sets, 25-10, 25-15, Tuesday at the Bearcat Event Center.

Sikeston v. Perryville (September 2)

Sikeston defeated Perryville 8-7 in eight innings Tuesday at the Sikeston Sports Complex.

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