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Obituary: Frank Payne (8/13/19)  Standard-Democrat

TERRE DU LAC, Mo. — William Franklin "Frank" Payne, 73, died Aug. 9, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Festus. Born May 27, 1946, in Sikeston, son of the late ...



Sikeston High School graduate completes U.S. Air Force basic training  KAIT

Airman Amber E. Spears graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.



Sikeston school students participate in honoring veterans  KFVS

The large event honored veterans in the Sikeston area with multiple speakers including the honored guest and speaker LTC Thomas Carr with the United States ...



Letter to the Editor: Classmate info needed (8/14/19)  Standard-Democrat

Dear Editor: The Sikeston High School class of 1969 is planning its 50-year class reunion on Sept. 27-28. Event organizers are looking for the following ...



Local schools set dates for high school graduation  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — Members of the class of 2019 will begin receiving their high school diplomas in less than a month as several area high schools will graduate their ...



Advance, MO man pleads guilty to making terroristic threat towards Sikeston school  KFVS

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - An Advance, Missouri man pleaded guilty to making a terroristic threat toward a school. According to the Scott County Prosecuting ...



Local News: Former Sikeston student charged with terrorist threat (11/16/18)  Southeast Missourian

SIKESTON, Mo. -- A former Sikeston High School student was arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat. Braeden W. Herron, 20, of Advance, ...



Obituary: Joel Vinson (3/25/19)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — Joel G. Vinson, 77, of Sikeston, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Sikeston. He was born April 18, 1941, at Rock Island, Ill., the son of John B.



No place like home: Beydler is Sikeston R-6's first GYOT student teacher  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — For Lauren Beydler, student teaching at the Sikeston Kindergarten Center and Early Childhood Center this semester has been like going home.



.300 Baseball: Former professional baseball player Blake DeWitt talks business and baseball  Southeast Missourian

Friday, July 12, 2019. June 2004 was a big month in the life of Blake DeWitt. The Sikeston, Missouri, native had a strong reputation on the baseball diamond with ...



Obituary: Jackie Herndon (4/12/19)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — Jackie Lee Baker Herndon, age 72, of Sikeston, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. Born Jan.



Memorial Day service planned for Monday in Sikeston  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — The Sikeston community will observe Memorial Day with a *service* Monday at Veterans Park. Set to begin at 10:30 a.m., the *service* will feature ...



Community: Sikeston teen crowned Miss Teen Rodeo Missouri (2/9/19)  Southeast Missourian

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Aubrey Sullivan knows her way around the rodeo arena. She began riding horses at age 7. By the time she was 10, she had her own horse ...



Obituary: Hudson Peters (4/12/19)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — Hudson Peters, 42, died April 12, 2019, at his home in Sikeston. Born July 21, 1976, in Sikeston, son of Susan Sutherland Peters of the home and ...



Obituary: Charles B. Luber (6/4/19)  Standard-Democrat

BENTON, Ky. — Charles B. Luber, age 73, of Benton, Ky., passed away on Monday, May 13, 2019, at Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. Charles was ...



A queen in jeans: Sikeston teen crowned Miss Teen Rodeo Missouri  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON, Mo. — Aubrey Sullivan knows her way around the rodeo arena. She began riding horses at age 7. By the time she was 10, she had her own horse ...



Obituary: Jim Largent (6/3/19)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — James Dean Largent, 81, of Sikeston, passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Born on Nov. 27, 1937, in ...



Obituary: Angela Blissett (3/12/19)  Standard-Democrat

AUSTIN, Texas — Angela Shura Blissett, 43, formerly of Oran, Mo., died March 9, 2019, at her home. Born April 21, 1975, in Sikeston, Mo., daughter of Michael ...



Obituary: James 'Jim' Schaffer Jr. (6/20/19)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — James Clifford “Jim” Schaffer Jr., age 80, died on Thursday, June 20, 2019, at his home in Sikeston. He was born Sept. 1, 1938, in Lilbourn, Mo., ...



Obituary: James Crenshaw (2/7/19)  Standard-Democrat

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. — James B. Crenshaw, age 71, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at his home. Mr. Crenshaw was born June 20, 1947, in Sikeston, Mo., to the ...



Sikeston, MO student scores perfect 36 on ACT  KFVS

A Sikeston High School Senior contemplates his next step after getting a perfect 36 on his ACT. Fadel Alkilani recently found out he aced the ACT over the ...



Obituary: Nick Garner (4/8/19)  Standard-Democrat

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Jeffrey Nicholas Garner, 55, a resident of Boynton Beach and formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in Florida.



Hall of Fame inductee, former Coach of the Year named new CHS head football coach  KFVS

Cape Central High School announced the hiring of Kent Gibbs as the new head football coach.



Local News: Sikeston Public Schools Foundation receives $1.7 million gift (10/19/17)  Southeast Missourian

SIKESTON, Mo. — The Sikeston Public Schools Foundation received a $1.7 million gift from the bequest of the late Bob Depro. At Depro's request, the funds will ...



Obituary: Mykesha Jackson (1/29/19)  Standard-Democrat

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Mykesha R. “ Miyah” Jackson, 27, died Jan. 23, 2019, in Columbia. Born Sept. 27, 1991, in Sikeston, daughter of Bonita Jackson-Simmons ...



End of an era  Standard-Democrat

One of the first stories Michael Jensen ever did when he was hired to work at Sikeston's Daily Standard in May of 1970 was a feature story on a blacksmith from ...



Obituary: Dennis Overbey (3/15/19)  Standard-Democrat

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Dennis Overbey, 64, of Poplar Bluff passed away on March 14, 2019, in Poplar Bluff. Dennis was born on May 31, 1954, to Leonard and ...



Boosting patriotism: Sikeston Kiwanis Club flag project flying high  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — After eight years of displaying American flags in front of residences and businesses, the Sikeston Kiwanis Flag *Service* Project continues to fly ...



Local News: Legion's 74th Cotton Carnival starts Tuesday (9/21/18)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — The cotton harvest is underway which also means it's time for the 74th Annual Sikeston American Legion Cotton Carnival. The Henry Meldrum ...



Administrators breathalyze students at Sikeston HS  KFVS

Prom Season is just around the corner and administrators at Sikeston High School are doing what they can to make sure their students make the right choice.



Heartland’s Best Students 2019  KFVS

We are proud to recognize all of this year's Heartland's Best Students. Congratulations on all of your achievements!



Sikeston, MO hopes to revamp Union Pacific rail line with 'Rail Trail'  KFVS

It's not always safe to walk or cycle along the highway, and one Scott County city is looking to address that with an area you'll want to enjoy.



395 Student Projects to be Displayed at Southeast Mo. Regional Science Fair  Southeast Missouri State University News

The work of 615 students from 44 area high schools and junior high schools will be displayed at the 63rd Annual Southeast Missouri Regional Science Fair ...



Obituary: Marcus Price (8/28/18)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — Marcus De'Andres Price, 27, died Aug. 23, 2018, in Sikeston. Born April 15, 1991, in St. Louis, son of Walter and Alice Price Moss of Sikeston, ...



Retired Lt. Col. Thomas Carr to speak at annual Veterans Day ceremony  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — The annual Veterans Day ceremony will be at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Sikeston Field House. Local veterans from the VFW and American Legion ...



Celebration of life for Neal E. Boyd to be held Nov. 18 at Southeast  Standard-Democrat

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — A celebration of life *service* for Neal E. Boyd will be held at 3 p.m. Nov. 18 at Academic Hall Auditorium on the campus of Southeast ...



Obituary: Ellis “Clark” Atchison (6/21/18)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — Clark Atchison, 21, son, brother and friend to all, went to be with the Lord on June 19, 2018, in Sikeston. Visitation will be on Saturday, June 23 ...



Mykesha Jackson, Sept. 27, 1991—Jan. 23, 2019 | Family obituary  Columbia Missourian

Mykesha R. Jackson, aka “Miyah,” 27, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Columbia. She was born Sept. 27, 1991, in Sikeston, Missouri, to Bonita ...



71st Annual Cotton Carnival scheduled for Sept. 29 in Sikeston  KFVS

The American Legion's 71st Annual Cotton Carnival will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 29 in Sikeston.



Singer Neal Boyd dies after struggle with health issues  Southeast Missourian

Neal Boyd, who rose to stardom with his robust, operatic voice, died Sunday night at his mother's home in Sikeston, Missouri, where he had been struggling with ...



Sikeston sending a school record nine wrestlers to state tournament  Standard-Democrat

sports@standard-democrat.com. SIKESTON -- If anyone knows about Sikeston High School's rich wrestling tradition its their current head coach. Chris Lowe ...



Sikeston native to appear on TLC reality show  Southeast Missourian

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Future bride Hannah Kean explained what it was like to try on several wedding gowns within a five-hour period to film an upcoming episode of ...



3 arrested in undercover Heroin drug sting in Sikeston  KFVS

According to the Scott County sheriff, three people were arrested following an undercover Heroin drug sting in Sikeston, Missouri.



Local News: Cotton Carnival begins Tuesday (9/22/13)  Southeast Missourian

By Leonna Heuring ~ The Standard Democrat. SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nearly 70 years ago, American Legion Henry Meldrum Post 114 created the Cotton Carnival ...



Most of ACT perfect scores come from the St. Louis area  STLtoday.com

Of the 82 Missouri students who graduated in May and scored perfectly on the American College Test, 46 of them were from the St. Louis area, according to the ...



Austin-Taylor - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

Mr. and Mrs. Ferrel Stephen Austin, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., and currently of West Monroe, La., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their ...



Photo gallery: Sikeston at Charleston football (8/20/16)  Standard-Democrat

The Sikeston Bulldogs defeated the Charleston Bluejays 52-0 Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, at Charleston High School. *. Sikeston's Dre Johnson runs past ...



Noranda Aluminum closure marks the end of an era in the Missouri Bootheel  STLtoday.com

The smelter, weakened by cheap aluminum, is winding down as the region braces itself.



Heisserer helps spark No. 3 Notre Dame girls basketball past Perryville in district tournament matchup  Southeast Missourian

SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Notre Dame girls basketball team hung tight through a close first quarter and then busted things open as it got a strong playoff ...



San Francisco Giants draft Missouri State lefty Doug Still  Springfield News-Leader

The San Francisco Giants selected Still in the 11th round of the Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday with the 336th overall pick.



Engagement: Mullendore - Waters (1/23/11)  Southeast Missourian

Sharon and Cecil Carter of Sikeston, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Mullendore, to Shawn Waters, both of Jackson. He is the son of ...



Out of the Past: Out of the past 3/21/14 (3/21/14)  Southeast Missourian

Jerry Presley, director of the Missouri Department of Conservation, and members of the Cape Girardeau County Commission announce plans to construct a ...



2016 Missouri Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced in Cape Girardeau  KFVS

The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2016 class of inductees has been announced.



TCMH CEO’s former team will be inducted into Mo. Sports Hall of Fame  Houston Herald

The CEO of Texas County Memorial Hospital will soon be a member of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.



Lake Ozark Aldermen candidates explain motivations for running, city issues  Lakenewsonline.com

Included in the discussion are Judith Neels and Keith Vance (Ward 1) and Dale Hicks and Larry Giampa (Ward II). As elections draw nearer, candidates for the ...



Local News: Sikeston mourns passing of well known doctor (6/23/09)  Southeast Missourian

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Family, friends, former patients -- an entire community -- are mourning the loss while celebrating the life of Dr. Ed Masters today. Masters, 63 ...



Engagement: Montgomery - Ford (7/25/10)  Southeast Missourian

Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Montgomery III of Sikeston, Mo., announce the engagement of their daughter, Julianna Christine Montgomery, to Joshua Engram Ford.



Porter receives degree after injury-plagued basketball career at Southeast Missouri State  Southeast Missourian

Southeast Missouri State men's basketball coach Dickey Nutt recalled several instances when Michael Porter, who was plagued with injuries that eventually ...



Heartland's Best Students for 2015  KFVS

HIGH SCHOOL, VALEDICTORIAN, ACTIVITIES and HONORS. Advance High School, Hannah Clark, Hannah served as class president and Beta Club ...



Weddings & Engagements  Ladue News

Brad Larkin & Kelly Whelan. Mr. David Larkin of Glen Allen, Virginia, and Ms. Anne Wilson Larkin of St. Louis are pleased to announce the engagement of their ...



Wallace Bobo Jr. | Obituaries | thesouthern.com  The Southern

MOUND CITY — Wallace Bobo Jr. died at 10:44 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Union County Hospital in Anna.



MoDOT names winners of the 13th Annual Bridge Building Competition  KFVS

High school students from all around southeast Missouri put their bridge building skills to the test on Thursday, Nov. 17 at MoDOT's 13th Annual Bridge Building ...



Student scholarships grow out of move to 'mourn' same-sex marriage  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A year ago, the Dent County Commission voted to “mourn” for one year the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision by lowering flags at two government ...



Wedding: Liley - Torbet (5/3/15)  Southeast Missourian

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Danielle Monique Liley and Matthew Ryan Torbet were married July 19, 2014, at Maple United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau.



Spartan cheer squad finishes second at state  Moberly Monitor Index

Moberly High School's varsity cheerleading squad competed amog the best in the state last weekend at the 2017 Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Association ...



Terminix Announces Scholarship Winners - PCT  PCT Magazine

The Carlos and Gloria Cantu Leadership Scholarship recipients for 2011 are Sequoia Doetch, Joanna Hendricks and Bethany Nicholson.



Farmington Marching Invitational will host 17 bands Saturday | Local  Daily Journal Online

Seventeen marching bands from across eastern Missouri are participating in the 18th annual Farmington Marching Invitational on Jack Richardson Field at Haile ...



Blog: Coach Marvin Rosengarten (10/31/16)  Southeast Missourian

Sept. 7, 1975 Southeast Missourian. Coach Marvin Rosengarten, veteran cross-country and track and field coach at SEMO State University, keeps tabs on ...



Football preview: Kelly Hawks ready to take off after two seasons of JV flight lessons  Southeast Missourian

The Hawks' offense will be directed by sophomore Kyle Fitzgerald, left, and include receivers Maurice Davis, Ethan Faries and Dalton Huffman. (GLENN ...



Events and activities to enjoy this Mother's Day  Southeast Missourian

Mother's Day is Sunday. Did you forget to buy Mom a gift? If you didn't, don't worry. Turns out most moms would be happy to just spend the day with their ...



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