One robbery suspect dead, three arrested following pursuit
(Local News ~ 03/07/20)
HAYTI, Mo. — A robbery suspect from Mississippi drowned in a private pond while attempting to flee from law enforcement early Saturday in Pemiscot County. According to Sgt. Clark D. Parrott, public information officer for Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop E, a robbery occurred at 11:25 p.m. ...
(Opinion ~ 03/07/20)
I really enjoy reading news articles and editorial articles from the St. Joseph News, Associated Press and several others. Featuring a wider variety of viewpoints, providing more information on things going on in our state government, etc., makes the Standard Democrat newspaper more relevant to more people and will most likely increase the number of readers and newspaper subscriptions. So please keep doing that if you can, especially in the editorial section of the Standard Democrat. A big thanks to you.
David Jenkins: Impact of coronavirus will be felt by everyone
(Column ~ 03/07/20)
In the last week I’ve had conversations with several people about the coronavirus with differing opinions. Some don’t want to leave the house because they’re afraid they will contract the virus and possibly die while others weren’t worried at all to one who just laughed and said it was “fake news” brought on by the Democrats to get Trump out of office...
(Obituary ~ 03/07/20)
MARSTON, Mo. —Josephine Marilyn Crader, 83, died March 6, 2020, at her home in Marston. Born Jan. 29, 1937, in Belem, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Minnie Iula Thacker and William Howard Ferguson. She was also preceded in death by one son, Carl Lowe; one daughter, Diana Lowe; three brothers, James, David and Clifton Ferguson; four sisters, Alene Warren, Pat Phelps, Willodene Martin and Kathlene Phelps; and one grandchild...