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Stories from Thursday, December 3, 2009

United Way campaign goal exceeded (12/03/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way is ringing in the holiday season with some good news: it's exceeded its fundraising campaign goal by 110 percent. "We're elated with that, and it speaks well for the community of Sikeston as well as all of the agencies we represent," said Greg Colwick, 2009 campaign chair...
DPS offers tips to stay safe over holiday season (12/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Taking steps to ensure a safer holiday season goes a long way in keeping holidays happier. As preparations for Christmas begin in earnest, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety is encouraging residents to follow some basic but important safety tips...
Inmate dies of natural causes (12/03/09)
CHARLESTON -- An inmate died of apparent natural causes Tuesday while in custody at the Southeast Correctional Center in Charleston. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Filing begins for Scott Central school board (12/03/09)
SIKESTON -- Filing for three positions on Scott County Central School District's Board of Education for the April 6 election begins at 8 a.m Dec. 15 and ends at 5 p.m. Jan. 19. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Carr Winner (12/03/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com POPLAR BLUFF -- Sikeston quarterback Juqualin Wiggins was a part of what many football teams can only dream of being a part of. He helped the Bulldogs win a district title, the SEMO North championship, had a 10-0 season and led his squad to their first semifinal appearance in school history...
Sikeston seventh graders roll past Cape (12/03/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Since its establishment a season ago, the Sikeston Bulldogs 7th grade basketball program has gone undefeated. On Wednesday evening they kept the streak alive as they won in their own tournament in a game that was never in question from the tip...
Porter leads Missouri State to win over UALR (12/03/09)
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Missouri State improved to 6-0 on the season with a 75-62 win at Arkansas-Little Rock (3-5) on Wednesday night at Jack Stephens Center. The Bears were led by freshman Michael Porter with 16 points, while Caleb Patterson scored 14 -- both off the bench...
Jessie Addis (12/03/09)
PADUCAH, Ky. -- Jessie Elizabeth Addis, 86, formerly a resident of Sikeston, Mo., for 22 years, died Dec. 2, 2009, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah. 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...
Lawrence Hill (12/03/09)
NEW MADRID -- Lawrence Hill, 63, died Nov. 29, 2009, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Ronnie Conyers (12/03/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ronnie Conyers, 59, died Nov. 27, 2009, at his home. Visitation is from 6 p.m. until time of memorial services at 8 p.m. Friday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Sonny Jackson will officiate.
Harry Chaney (12/03/09)
BERTRAND -- Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Harry L. Chaney, 97, formerly of Matthews, who died on Nov. 30, 2009, were: John Chaney, Keith Duke, Travis Walls, Michael Walls, James Walls and Terry Walls.
Lucille Hooe (12/03/09)
ORAN -- Lucille Hooe, 98, died Nov. 30, 2009, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. 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...