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Stories from Sunday, November 15, 2009

A'fixin' a sign (11/15/09)
Perry Bollinger, pictured left, and Ed Evans of the Scott County Highway Department attach a new sign for County Road 505 at its intersection with Highway 77 near Benton. The county will be replacing missing and damaged county road signs with this new type of sign. The retroreflective numbers, which will be required within the next few years to comply with new Federal Highway Administration reflectivity standards, provide better visibility for motorists...
DPS joins seatbelt campaign (11/15/09)
SIKESTON - Drivers in Sikeston should buckle their seat belts every day, however on Wednesday if they don't "click it" there will be a ticket. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety will join the Missouri Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Division in their efforts to crack down on seatbelt violators Wednesday. This "Occupant Protection Enforcement Day" is much like a one day "Click It or Ticket" campaign, said Sgt. Jim McMillen, DPS public information officer...
Sikeston physician uses medical background to write first novel (11/15/09)
SIKESTON -- What if the doctor doing your surgery wasn't really a doctor at all? "Surgical Imposter," the latest book written by Dr. Max Heeb, examines this all-too-real possibility by telling the story of Jason Childs, a registered nurse, who assumes a new identity as Dr. Jason Stewart...
Concerns with possible move of patients voiced (11/15/09)
SIKESTON -- Tom Young of Jackson says whenever he pulls his vehicle up to Sikeston Regional Center to return his daughter after a weekend stay with the family, she always says: "I'm home." And that's exactly the way Young and his wife, who are in their 70s, would like it to stay...
The area's best (11/15/09)
Coach of the Year: Haley Jennings, Scott City ---------------------------------------------- Top Senior: Brooke Simpson, Scott City ---------------------------------------------- Top Junior: Kelly Robey, NMCC ----------------------------------------------...
Volleyball player of the Year: Brooke Simpson (11/15/09)
SCOTT CITY -- With every ensemble of great teams over the course of history there has always been that one player that stands out among the rest. The historic Boston Celtic and Los Angeles Laker teams of the 1980s had Larry Bird and Magic Johnson to look up to. The great St. Louis Cardinal clubs of the'40s were surrounded by Hall of Famers but, of course, Stan Musial stood out the most...
Lucille Hager (11/15/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Lucille Hager, 94, died at 9:35 a.m. Nov. 13, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
John Kielhafner (11/15/09)
CHAFFEE -- John J. Kielhafner, 69, died Nov. 12, 2009, at his home. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Georgia Davidson (11/15/09)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services conducted Friday at Ponder Funeral Home for Georgia Mae Davidson, 84, who died Nov. 11, 2009, were: Tim Rodgers, Robert Rodgers, James Rodgers, Jeff Johnson, Keith Lambert and Danny McPherson.
Kim Fletcher (11/15/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Kim Fletcher, 42, died Nov. 13, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.