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Beating investigated (08/29/14)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety is investigating what appears to be a severe beating. At about 1:23 a.m. Thursday DPS received a report from workers operating a solid waste collection truck of a man found in an alley between Greer Avenue and Matthews Avenue, according to Capt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for Sikeston DPS...
Sikeston man is arrested on drug, traffic charges (08/29/14)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man was arrested Wednesday on traffic and drug charges. Markel Charles Fitchpatrick, 40, of Sikeston has been charged with the Class C Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance, the Class A Misdemeanor of Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving While Revoked...
Charleston man jailed for assault, restraint (08/29/14)
CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man is in custody awaiting arraignment on assault and restraint charges. According to Missouri Case.net, Sammy Floyd Welch, 34, was arrested by the Charleston Department of Public Safety on a felony charges of second degree domestic assault and felonious restraint...
Sikeston R-6 Board of Education sets tax levy (08/29/14)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education set its tax levy during a special session Thursday at the district's Central Office. During the public hearing, board members approved the new operating tax levy of $3.6025 per $100 valuation, which is slightly lower than the 2013-2014 levy...
2 injured in bus wreck (08/28/14)
SIKESTON -- Two children were reportedly injured after a truck ran into a Sikeston R-6 school bus early Wednesday. About 7:30 a.m. the department received a call that a pickup truck crashed into a Sikeston R-6 School District bus at the intersection of Greer and Maple Streets in Sikeston, according to Capt. Jim McMillen, public information officer with Sikeston DPS...
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