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Stories from Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Living with HIV (12/01/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Eight years ago Jane made an appointment with her obstetrician because she thought she was pregnant. Much to her surprise, Jane wasn't pregnant -- she was HIV-positive. SIKESTON -- If there's one lesson Sharon Davis -- an HIV/AIDS case manager for Southeast Missouri -- wants the public to know this World AIDS Day is that the incurable virus and the disease don't discriminate...
Return to song (12/01/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After being absent for almost two decades, Carols by Candlelight will return to the First United Methodist Church on Sunday. "This was an idea that we put together in the 1980s and it was very successful," recalled Sally Lape, who is helping organize the event...
Traffic fatalities were down over Thanksgiving (12/01/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Missouri State Highway Patrol officials are hoping the remaining holiday season is even better than Thanksgiving was for motorists. While even a single death on Missouri roadways is one too many, Patrol troopers reported only two deaths statewide during the Thanksgiving holiday counting period, neither of which was within the Troop E area...
Pemiscot County death is under investigation (12/01/09)
CARUTHERSVILLE - Investigation continues into a house fire which left a Pemiscot County man dead. Charles Terrett, 49, died from smoke inhalation, according to Pemiscot Sheriff Tommy Greenwell. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Advance man injured in crash (12/01/09)
SWINTON -- An Advance man was injured Monday in a one-vehicle accident in Stoddard County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 8:22 p.m. on Highway K at Swinton. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Scott Central, Richland advance to semifinals (12/01/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- Even though there may be a new head coach for the Scott County Central Braves, that same 'never-satisfied' mentality is still very much intact. The Richland Rebels squeaked out a victory over the No. 6 seeded Twin Rivers Royals on Monday night in a 66-64 win...
Opening win (12/01/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs put together an impressive defensive performance in their season opener at the Sikeston Field House on Monday evening that in turn led to win No. 1 for the Lady Bulldogs. The 52-46 victory over the visiting Doniphan Donettes didn't come easily, but the domino effect of hard work paid off for SHS...
Scott City starts strong, beats Lady Devils 60-37 (12/01/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- The Scott City Lady Rams kicked their season off in the right direction as they defeated the Chaffee Lady Devils 60-37 on Monday night. FARMINGTON -- The Dexter Lady Bearcats saw their season get off to a rough start, losing 80-22 to Incarnate Word in the first game of the Farmington Tournament...
Shirley Byford Jeffries (12/01/09)
SIKESTON -- Shirley Byford Jeffries, 75, formerly of Charleston, died at 3:24 p.m. Nov. 29, 2009, at the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Francis Haley (12/01/09)
MOREHOUSE -- Francis Lucille Haley, 77, died Nov. 29, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Harry Chaney (12/01/09)
BERTRAND -- Harry L. Chaney, 97, formerly of Matthews, died Nov. 30, 2009, at the Bertrand Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Doris Brown (12/01/09)
SIKESTON -- Doris M. "Beaver" Brown, 79, died at 4:20 p.m. Nov. 29, 2009, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Robert L. Alfultis (12/01/09)
ST. LOUIS -- Robert L. Alfultis, 68, formerly of Sikeston, died Nov. 29, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Kutis South County Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lucille Hooe (12/01/09)
ORAN -- Lucille Hooe died Nov. 30, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran.