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Stories from Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Former House speaker charged with assault (12/08/09)
SIKESTON -- A warrant issued Monday afternoon charges a former Missouri speaker of the House of Representatives with second degree assault. Rodney Allen Jetton, 42, of Marble Hill, who served as key Republican organizer and a leader serving in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2000 to 2008, is charged with the felony assault of a Sikeston woman...
Street, drainage plans approved (12/08/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The city of Sikeston will seek bids on about a half million dollars worth of street and drainage projects. The 2010 Street and Drainage Improvement Program was approved as presented by city staff during the regular Sikeston City Council meeting Monday...
Needle disposal plan OK'd (12/08/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston has a new policy for "sharps." During their monthly regular meeting Monday, the Sikeston City Council approved an amendment to city code allowing residents to dispose of hypodermic needles, lancets used to prick fingers for blood tests and other sharp implements used in medical care known collectively as "sharps" in their household trash as long as they are packaged properly...
Miner businesses no longer part of city's local vendor policy (12/08/09)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston local preference policy for doing business with vendors no longer considers the city of Miner "local." An amendment to the city's local vendor preference policy to make it applicable only to licensed vendors maintaining a place of business within the city limits was approved by the Sikeston City Council during the regular monthly meeting Monday...
Arrest solves 9 burglaries (12/08/09)
SIKESTON -- Several burglaries are apparently solved with the arrest of a Sikeston man. Deshante R. Nabors, 18, who is currently being held in the Scott County Jail with a cash-only bond set at $100,000, was arrested by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety following an investigation into a May armed robbery...
SEMO Tourney begins (12/08/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs got the SEMO Conference tournament started just the way they wanted with a 75-44 win over the Dexter Bearcats on Monday night. This marks the second straight win over the Bearcats for Sikeston after they went into Dexter last Friday night and posted a 64-23 victory in a game controlled by the Bulldogs suffocating defense who didn't allow a point to their opposition in the first quarter...
Sikeston falls in first round of tourney (12/08/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHAFFEE -- The 33rd Annual Chaffee Lady Devils Tournament got underway on Monday evening with two of the three games playing true to their original seedings. The top-seeded Scott City Lady Rams were the first to take to the floor and they handled business against the host, eighth-seeded Chaffee Lady Devils by a final of 62-23...
J.P. Scherffius (12/08/09)
BELL CITY -- Jesse P. Scherffius, 81, died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009, at Southeast Missouri 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...
Helen Smith (12/08/09)
NEW MADRID -- Helen Smith, 72, died Dec. 3, 2009, at the Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Greenwood (12/08/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Bill G. Greenwood, 79, died at 2:46 p.m. Dec. 7, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Hadley James (12/08/09)
ARBOR -- Hadley James, 76, died Dec. 5, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jake McCloskey (12/08/09)
CHARLESTON -- Jacob Larry "Jake" McCloskey, 57, died at 2:45 a.m. Dec. 7, 2009, at his home in rural Charleston. 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...
Holly Smith (12/08/09)
SIKESTON -- Holly Marie Smith, 52, died at 11:56 a.m. Dec. 6, 2009, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. 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...
Douglas Hammock (12/08/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Douglas L. Hammock, 88, formerly of Morehouse, died Dec. 6, 2009, at Chateau 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...
Butch Burgess (12/08/09)
CHARLESTON -- Dennis Gene "Butch" Burgess, 66, died at 4:35 p.m. Dec. 5, 2009, at the Charleston Manor. Funeral arrangements are with the McMikle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...