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Charleston man killed (04/19/14)
CHARLESTON - A Charleston man was shot and killed Friday afternoon. Charleston Department of Public Safety Director Robert Hearnes said his department received a 911 call at 3 p.m. Friday about shots fired on North Elm Street near Mark Twain Park. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log in to our electronic edition...
YMCA of Southeast Missouri has meaningful impact on the area (04/19/14)
SIKESTON -- To some, the YMCA is seen as just a gym or a place to work out. But the YMCA of Southeast Missouri in Sikeston is much more. From friendship to youth sports leagues to classes and different programs, the YMCA has impacted the Sikeston community in many different ways...
Prisoner attempts to conceal 'brass knuckles' at jail (04/19/14)
CHARLESTON -- A man being booked into the Mississippi County Detention Center was discovered with "brass knuckles" and illegal drugs leading to additional charges. John Leon Groves, 30, of Charleston, is scheduled to appear at 10 a.m. May 14 for a preliminary hearing on charges of possession of a weapon or dangerous item in a county jail, which is a class B felony, and possession of a controlled substance in a county jail, a class C felony...
'Carry the Cross' crosses state, nation and maybe the world (04/19/14)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Described by the founder as a global movement of believers, Carry the Cross may have gone international Friday. "This is the fourth year of Carry the Cross," said Harriet Craig, associate pastor of the Life Church in Sikeston. "It is something my husband David got the inspiration for."...
Three arrested for murder (04/18/14)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Three people are charged in the murder of a rural Portageville man and two others are in custody facing charges related to the case. Gunner Lee Pind, 28, Kevin Slayton, 17, and Cody Edward LeGrand, 18, of Portageville are charged with the death of Roy Clifton Jerrolds, 60. who lived on Route T, near Portageville. Jerrolds was found shot to death inside his burning home on April 10...
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