Recent goodbyes were tough but not the end
(Editorial ~ 07/20/19)
It’s never easy saying goodbye, and here at the Standard Democrat we have been saying goodbye quite a bit. At the end of May we said goodbye to our publisher, Mike Jensen. After 48 years, Mike, whose words routinely filled this space I am occupying right now, left the Standard. And Friday, our general manager, Don Culbertson, entered retirement after over 40 years in the newspaper business...
(Opinion ~ 07/20/19)
To the person who planted the sunflower fields over by Murray Lane – thank you. Every time I drive by there my heart smiles.
Waters mark their golden anniversary
(Anniversary ~ 07/20/19)
VANDUSER, Mo.— Mr. and Mrs. Donald “Donnie” Waters of Vanduser were guests of honor in during a surprise celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary hosted by their daughter and her family May 25 in Sikeston. Waters and the former Carolyn Edwards, both originally from Canalou, were married June 1, 1969, at the First Baptist Church in Canalou...