Fall sports practice is underway with football, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball all practicing in Sikeston.
Sikeston High School graduated 220 on Tuesday night at the Sikeston Field House.
The Sikeston baseball team will be advancing to the Class 4 quarterfinals after defeating Festus 11-2 in a Class 4 Sectional Tuesday.
Sikeston is the Class 4, District 1 champs after defeating Notre Dame 8-7 in 10 innings Tuesday night.
Sikeston's Brett Johnson playing in a Sectional tennis match against Alex Tinnin of Festus Monday afternoon.
The SEMO North Conference track meet was held Friday at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Visit www.standard-democrat.com for the story and photos
Chad Wojtczuk was sworn in as the new Sikeston postmaster on Friday afternoon. Wojtczuk is the 17th postmaster of Sikeston and the 12th since 2000.
The entertainment acts for the 65th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel are set! The Brothers Osborne, Dylan Scott, Chris Young and David Nail! #sdnews #standarddemocrat
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