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Stories from Wednesday, November 25, 2009

'Map out' Thanksgiving meals (11/25/09)
SIKESTON -- With all the dishes from which to choose, Thanksgiving is a time many Americans consume heaping plates of high calorie foods. But there are some simple things people can make to keep from packing on the pounds when it comes to their Thanksgiving feasts...
Retailers, shoppers getting ready for Black Friday (11/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Just as retailers are stocking their shelves and preparing store displays, many consumers are mapping out what "doorbusters" they can find on Black Friday. J.C. Penney in Sikeston will lead the local early shopping by opening its doors at 4 a.m. Friday...
Humane society is getting makeover (11/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Sometimes just a fresh coat of paint can work wonders. Thanks to a donation of paint and painting supplies by Dr. Steve Williams of the Animal Health Center and some volunteer labor, the Sikeston Area Humane Society is in the process of painting the entire kennel area at the animal shelter...
Hickman-Dorena ferry reopens (11/25/09)
HICKMAN, Ky. -- The Dorena-Hickman Ferry resumed service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, about a half a day earlier than expected. The ferry is resuming service just in time for the busy Thanksgiving Holiday travel weekend. The ferry crosses the Mississippi River Between Hickman and Dorena, Mo. It For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Local teams prepare to tip off (11/25/09)
SIKESTON ---- The Scott County Central Braves are just a season removed from a Class 1 state championship and will be returning two very important cogs to that successful machine a year ago. Guard Bobby Hatchett (5-8, sr.) and post-man Otto Porter (6-8, jr.) are the only returning starters from the 29-2 Braves and are the only two that saw significant playing time as well...
Jr. HIgh Bulldogs sweep past Scott City (11/25/09)
SCOTT CITY -- The Sikeston eighth grade Bulldogs took care of the Scott City Rams on Tuesday night with a 76-26 victory. The Bulldogs (2-0) stormed out to a 24-2 lead after one quarter of play and never looked back. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Support for SHS should continue (11/25/09)
As the old saying goes, all good things must come to an end. On Saturday afternoon, not only did something good come to an end, something great came to an end at Adkins Stadium. An unbelievable 13-1 season came to a close for the Sikeston Bulldogs as they met up with a solid Jeff City Helias football team. The end result was the Bulldogs' first loss of the season...
Estelle Dowdy (11/25/09)
DEXTER -- Estelle M. Dowdy, 67, died Nov. 24, 2009, at Cypress Point Healthcare in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Ollie St. Onge (11/25/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Tuesday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Ollie St. Onge, 97, who died on Nov. 19, 2009, were: Lloyd Pruiett, Don Matthews, Jim Ramsey, Ray Cook, Frank Tatum and Bill Bye.
Margaret Burnett (11/25/09)
CHAFFEE -- Margaret Burnett, 91, died Nov. 24, 2009, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Friday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Edna Farquhar (11/25/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Edna Ruth Farquhar, 68, died at 1:40 a.m. Nov. 24, 2009, in the East Prairie Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...