MDC changes deer hunting regs to help slow CWD
(Outdoors ~ 06/20/15)
Lifting antler-point restriction and increasing availability of antlerless permits in key central and northeastern counties aim to slow the spread of deadly deer disease.
Trust the Coach
(Column ~ 06/20/15)
This year I've been coaching Little League baseball. It has been a lot of fun, for the most part, because 12-year-olds experience the whole "Field of Dreams" mystique in a way that is lost on older players. It is also a marvelous thing to watch these young boys mature in the game as they learn to hit and field; to play as a team and not devour another player when he makes a mistake; to control one's emotions (and they are often more accomplished at this than most of their parents in the stands); and to persevere in difficulty.. ...
MoDOT Seeks Ideas for "Road to Tomorrow"
(State News ~ 06/20/15)
KANSAS CITY -- The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission would like to see the nation's oldest interstate highway reborn through innovation and technology. Following its regular monthly meeting today at Union Station, the MHTC announced its intention to make Interstate 70 from Kansas City to St. Louis available to private industry, entrepreneurs and innovators as a laboratory for construction of the next generation of highways...
Charleston, SCC top brackets at Rib City Shootout
(High School Sports ~ 06/20/15)
Day two of the Rib City Shootout took place Friday with a total of 83 varsity, junior varsity and junior high basketball teams taking part in scrimmages in Dexter, Richland, Bloomfield and Bernie.
'Legacy Run': Local veteran to take part in Legion's state bike run
(Local News ~ 06/20/15)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston American Legion Rider will go on a three-day, 900-mile motorcycle "legacy run" with Legion Riders throughout Missouri next week. Sikeston American Legion Post 114 member Frankie Adams and fellow Legion Riders from throughout the state will make the ride to raise money for the Legacy Scholarship Fund...
Gail Goss Ion
(Obituary ~ 06/20/15)
SIKESTON -- Valerie "Gail" Goss Ion passed away June 17, 2015, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston at the age of 51. For the complete obituary and more, see the weekend edition of the Standard Democrat.
(Obituary ~ 06/20/15)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Billy R. Hatton Jr., 48, died June 18, 2015, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary, see the weekend edition of the Standard Democrat.
Lack of faith in nation result of Obama's plan
(Editorial ~ 06/20/15)
To no one's surprise, a new poll shows the American public has lost faith in virtually every aspect of life. Government, the media and even organized religion have all diminished in favor with a majority of Americans. Confidence in Congress is under a 10 percent approval rating. Same applies to the national news media and the current administration...
(Opinion ~ 06/20/15)
I would like to know why only one elementary school in Sikeston does not list their honor roll students in the paper? The Standard Democrat publishes honor rolls that are submitted to us. Some schools submit by semester, some by quarter. You may want to contact the school with your concerns...