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Stories from Sunday, December 6, 2009

A love for Louis (12/06/09)
SIKESTON -- Take a monumental jazz icon for a subject, a phenomenal writer with experience as a jazz musician and provide him with access to untapped source material. The result is "Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong," the latest book by Sikeston native Terry Teachout to hit the shelves...
Holiday homes welcome guests (12/06/09)
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Traffic safety checkpoints planned for next few weeks (12/06/09)
SIKESTON -- In an effort to help make roads safer this holiday season, Sikeston Department of Public Safety will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in the next few weeks. "The holiday season usually means more vehicles are out on Missouri roads. This is the time of year that people celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. Police know more traffic usually means more accidents," said Sgt. Jim McMillen of DPS...
Flags to be flown at half-staff Monday (12/06/09)
JEFFERSON CITY -- The U.S. and Missouri flags on all state and local government buildings in Missouri will be flown at half-staff on Dec. 7 to commemorate those who died or were wounded during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Harris sentenced on drug charge (12/06/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Butler County man was sentenced Thursday to federal prison on a felony drug charge before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr. Frank L. Harris, 50, of Poplar Bluff was sentenced to 67 months imprisonment on one count of possession of a listed chemical knowing, or with reasonable cause to believe that it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine...
Suffocating 'D' (12/06/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com DEXTER -- It may seem that the defensive prowess once shown by the Sikeston Bulldogs on the football field may have spilt over onto the hardwood. "We've got a lot of two-sport athletes on this team," Sikeston head coach Gregg Holifield said. "They all work hard."...
Braves ease to Oran Invitational title (12/06/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- The Scott County Central Braves had no problems taking top honors in the Oran Invitational Tournament Friday, as they downed the Advance Hornets 99-73 in the championship. ORAN -- In the battle for third place in the Oran Invitational Tournament, the Oran Eagles couldn't overcome a solid second half push by the Richland Rebels and Richland was able to claim third place with the 84-77 victory...
Risco falls in Bernie tournament (12/06/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BERNIE -- The Risco Tigers fell to Campbell 86-70 in the third place game of the Bernie Invitational Friday night. WOODLAND -- The Delta Bobcats won the consolation title of the Woodland Invitational Friday night, defeating Scott City 58-47...
Howard King (12/06/09)
MOUNT VERNON -- Howard Lilburn King, 82, died Dec. 1, 2009, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. Funeral arrangements are with the Gorman Scharpf Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Alice Galloway (12/06/09)
DEXTER -- Alice Galloway, 88, died Dec. 5, 2009, at Golden Living Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Naomi Kelley (12/06/09)
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio -- Naomi "Muffett" Kelley, 87, passed away, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009, at her daughter's home in Willoughby. Funeral arrangements are with the Davis-Babcock Funeral Home in Willoughby. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jacqueline Emerson (12/06/09)
CHAFFEE -- Jacqueline Machelle Emerson, 42, died Dec. 3, 2009, at the family home in Chaffee. 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...
Chester Woodall (12/06/09)
BERNIE -- Chester Woodall, 95, died Dec. 4, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie.
Jessie Addis (12/06/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Jessie Elizabeth Addis, 86, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Sikeston, who died Dec. 2, 2009 were: Russ Whitten, Robert Brinkley, Ed Pratt, Jeff Brothers, Alan Basham and Rick Green. Honorary pallbearer was Gene Oller...