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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: 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.



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 ...



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 ...



SHS alum serves as regional science fair's director  Standard-Democrat

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — A Sikeston High School alum who competed at the Southeast Missouri Regional Science is now at its helm. Dr. Chelsea Grigery ...



Sikeston students take Buckle Up, Phone Down pledge, challenge other schools  KFVS

Many student-athletes like to prove their skills on the field but dozens from Sikeston High School are also setting an example off the field.



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, ...



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.



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 ...



Former Sikeston student jailed for making terroristic threat  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — A former Sikeston High School student has been arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat. Braeden W. Herron, 20, of Advance is ...



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: 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 ...



Obituary: Joe William Gooch (11/13/18)  Standard-Democrat

MURRAY, Ky. — Joe William Gooch, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., age 73, passed away peacefully on Nov. 11, 2018, after an extended illness. He was at his home ...



Obituary: John E. Harper Jr. (12/20/18)  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON – On Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, John E. Harper Jr., loving father and grandfather, passed away at the age of 85. John was born on Aug. 5, 1933, in ...



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.



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.



Sikeston High School remembers long time educator after unprecedented donation  KFVS

Students at Sikeston High School are getting a chance at a new scholarship all thanks to an unprecedented donation from a man who dedicated his entire life to ...



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: 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Sikeston senior accepted to several ivy league schools  KFVS

A senior at Sikeston High School has a lot to smile about, including his acceptance into 13 universities!



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 ...



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 ...



Sikeston native honors late grandfather's wishes and pens book  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — A promise to her late grandfather and her experience working several years with senior citizens prompted a Sikeston woman to pen a book of ...



Shirley Marie Waddle | Obituaries  Christian County Headliner News

Funeral: 12:45 p.m. Dec. 4, at Union Hill Church of Christ, Nixa. Visitation to be held at 11:30 a.m., also at the church. Burial to follow at Missouri Veterans ...



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 ...



Obituary: Joseph Layton Jr. (1/25/19)  Standard-Democrat

CHARLESTON, Mo. — Joseph W. Layton Jr., 67, died Jan. 18, 2019, in Virginia. Born Nov. 17, 1951, in Cairo, Ill., son of the late Joseph W. and Patricia Howlett ...



615 students compete in Southeast MO Regional Science Fair  KFVS

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The work of 615 students from 44 Heartland schools took over the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, March 5.



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: Duane Schiferl (12/6/18)  Standard-Democrat

MARBLE HILL, Mo. — It is with great sadness that the family of Duane Schiferl, of Marble Hill, announce his passing on Dec. 2, 2018. Adored father, son, brother ...



American Red Cross donations affected by shutdown and cold temps  KFVS

This month, more than 4600 Red Cross blood and platelet donations were canceled.



B Magazine: Southeast Missouri's top fundraisers (2/28/19)  Southeast Missourian

Thursday, February 28, 2019 ~ Updated 5:39 PM. Vital to the culture of a community are its not-for-profits and charities. These organizations help lift up the ...



James Wilder, Giant of the Gridiron  KRCU

It seems like Almost Yesterday that the University of Missouri football team achieved one of its greatest victories. The date was Saturday, November 18,



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.



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 ...



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.



Wedding: Klipfel - Helms (2/1/15)  Southeast Missourian

BENTON, Mo. -- Carissa Renee Klipfel and Amos Logan Helms were married Oct. 18, 2014, at St. Denis Catholic Church. The Rev. Michael Casteel performed ...



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 ...



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 ...



Notre Dame boys basketball team falls to Sikeston 62-32  Southeast Missourian

Notre Dame's Ross Essner attempts a shot against Sikeston's Anthony Coleiro, right, and Donnell Cobb during the fourth quarter Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 in ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



St. Charles West 55, St. Charles 54 | St. Charles High School  STLtoday.com

St. Charles West's Trent Champagne (10) puts up a shot against St. Charles, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at St. Charles High School in St. Charles, Mo. Michael ...



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 ...



Southeast Missouri State lineman Corey Porter departs from the family specialty  Southeast Missourian

The Porter name in Southeast Missouri is much more synonymous with basketball than football. The family's hoops legacy runs deep. But Corey Porter, while an ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



What Happened to Neal E. Boyd - Now in 2018 Update  Gazette Review

Neal Evans Boyd came to the country's attention after winning the third season of NBC's talent competition, America's Got Talent. Where is he now in 2017?



Drake Westcott, junior, infielder, Edwardsville  STLtoday.com

The power-hitting left-handed batter and Louisville commit led the Tigers in home runs (seven), RBI (34) and batting average (.510). The returning All-Metro ...



Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East  STLtoday.com

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.



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 ...



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 ...



Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19  STLtoday.com

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...



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 ...



Hillsboro: Tyler Isaacson  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 5 of 256. Sports • Baseball, basketball, football. Academic bio • Academic all-state; Show Me Games scholar athlete; Missouri Boys State ...



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 ...



Ste. Genevieve Claims Top Spot For Overall Performance In MoDOT Bridge Building Competiton  Ste. Genevieve Herald

After weeks of work to build the most efficient model bridges, Southeast Missouri high school students put their bridges to the test on November 16 at the ...



Cleveland NJROTC: Linh Pho  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 1 of 61. Sports • Softball, basketball, soccer, cross country. Academic bio • National Honor Society (2015-2018); honor roll; student of the month.



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.



Nashville: Paige Kasten  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 1 of 90. Sports • Volleyball, softball, basketball. Academic bio • National Honor Society (reporter); High Honor Roll; Illinois State Scholar;.



Heartland's Best Students for 2016  KFVS

High School Valedictorian Activities & Honors Advance High School Creighton Miles Creighton served as FBLA and Beta Club treasurer. He was FFA secretary.



Ritenour: Mann McGruder  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 40 of 440. Sports • Football, track. Academic bio • Honor roll, four years. Athletic bio • Football: 2016 second-team all-conference and ...



Farmington Marching Invitational will host 17 bands Saturday  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 ...



Farmington Marching Invitational set for Saturday | Local  Daily Journal Online

For those who enjoy the sights and sounds of a good marching band then Farmington High School will be the place to be at 1 p.m. on Saturday when several.



Pink Up: Heartland doctor comes home  KFVS

A Heartland woman became a cancer specialist and now returns home to help the people where she grew up.



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 ...



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.



Festus puts inexperience aside to sweep Class 3 team titles  STLtoday.com

The Festus High boys cross country team probably didn't need any more motivation Saturday — but it got some anyway at Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City.



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 ...



Photos: Today in History: Jan. 7 | Photo Galleries  PostBulletin.com

A man breaks off icicles from an ice covered East German made Trabant car standing in a street in central Budapest, Hungary, on Monday, Jan. 7, 2002.



Business: Names in the news (9/19/11)  Southeast Missourian

NORDENIA HONORS EMPLOYEES Timothy Cecil, slitter operator of Cape Girardeau, was employee of the month for August at Nordenia USA Inc. He has been ...



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 ...



University City: Hannah Fuller  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 3 of 173. Sports • Soccer. Academic bio • All Missouri Award (yearbook); Student Leadership Award; Princeton Book Award; Golden Lion Award ...



McCluer South-Berkeley battles the weather and McCluer for a victory  STLtoday.com

FERGUSON • There is a motto stitched into the hats of all the McCluer South-Berkeley baseball players this season.



Georgetown small forward Otto Porter was born to play basketball: NBA Draft Preview  Plain Dealer

Georgetown's Otto Porter Jr. heads the (short) list of best small forwards available in NBA Draft 2013.



Nesbitt helps Lutheran North to season sweep of Lutheran South  STLtoday.com

CREVE COEUR • Jordan Nesbitt asserted his physical dominance Saturday to help the Lutheran North boys basketball team top Lutheran South 71-63 and ...



St. Joseph's: Hannah Gruensfelder  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 13 of 119. Sports • Volleyball, soccer. Academic bio • Beta Chi Science Fair ribbon winner; Ohio State National Buckeye Award; National Honor ...



Clayton: Reeves Oyster  STLtoday.com

Sports • Basketball, lacrosse. Academic bio • National Honors Society; Honor Roll; Dartmouth Book Award; Best of Show for Yearbook People/Classes Design; ...



St. Clair: Sarah Hinson  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • n/a. Sports • Softball, basketball, soccer. Academic bio • NHS (president); Top Dog Award Winner; Renaissance Gold Card Award; honors in ...



Portell comes up big, leads St. Pius X back to state  STLtoday.com

Kaylee Portell couldn't help but flex after she showed off her arm.



McCluer North: Matthew Graham  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: 2/404. Sports: soccer, wrestling, tennis. Academic bio: Missouri Scholars Academy ... Gold Card, four years ... Academic Letter ... Academic Bar .



Boys basketball, football highlight all-around strong year for Althoff  STLtoday.com

BELLEVILLE • Walk up the steps into the Schott Center at Althoff High School and the displays of success in athletics the past 50 years are numerous and ...



Vashon and Sumner Homecoming game | High Schools  STLtoday.com

The way the alumni tell it, the annual homecoming football game between Sumner and Vashon high schools has no rival.



De Smet: Kevin Pavlacic  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 1 of 219. Sports • Ice hockey. Academic bio • Valedictorian; De Smet Minds in Motion award; First Honors (every semester); AP scholar; Missouri ...



Soldan: Jasmine McNeal  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 6 of 109. Sports • Basketball, volleyball. Academic bio • Honor Roll; NHS; Proficient on End of Course Test. Athletic bio • Volleyball team captain ...



Ritenour: Hannah Baker  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 29 of 336. Sports • Soccer, swimming, volleyball, track and field. Academic bio • NHS; academic letter. Athletic bio • Volleyball team MVP; ...



St. Joseph's near-perfect in knocking off six-time defending state champion Lafayette  STLtoday.com

FRONTENAC • Madison Gresham envisioned it. Her teammates on the St. Joseph's volleyball team did too. During a team breakfast at the home of injured ...



Granite City explains decision to leave Southwestern Conference  STLtoday.com

GRANITE CITY • Granite City superintendent Jim Greenwald, principal Daren DePew and athletics director John Moad explained Tuesday in front of a crowd of ...



Southeast Missourian boys basketball player of the year: Genes, hard work combined to help Otto Porter excel  Southeast Missourian

Otto Porter Jr. was born a basketball player. He wasn't destined to become one or sure to want to be one. But if anybody can be born anything, Otto Porter Jr.



Alton Redbirds vs. East Moline United Township Panthers  STLtoday.com

What: Class 4A Collinsville Sectional final. When, where: 7 p.m. Friday, Collinsville. Records: Alton 16-10; United Township 23-6. Previous round: Alton 63, ...



Union: Jillian Marie Johnston  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: 1 of 222. Sports: basketball, volleyball, track and field. Academic bio: Valedictorian ... academic all-state basketball ... academic all-state ...



Prom or anti-prom: Where would you party?  STLtoday.com

The anti-prom is different. It's can be a rejection of prom culture -- of excess, consumer values, conformity, social hierarchies, authority and its rules and ...



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