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Stories from Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Fatal accident (12/09/09)
Sikeston Department of Public Safety personnel work the scene of an automobile accident Tuesday afternoon in the Interstates 55 and 57 area. The accident occurred around 1:27 p.m. and one individual was fatally injured, according to DPS officials. No further information was available as of press time...
Assets, enrollment continue to decline (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Net assets of the Sikeston R-6 School District decreased again last school year, but the district continues to remain financially stable. Certified public accountant Mike Radake of Van de Ven LLC of Cape Girardeau presented the audit of the 2008-2009 school year to the Board of Education during its regular meeting Tuesday, which was conducted in the new culinary arts classroom at H Building...
Winter prep: Road crews ready for wintery blast (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- With some rain and light snow in the forecast, highway maintenance workers say they're prepared for the winter season. "We're ready to go -- we just hope we don't have to go," said Norman Brant, Scott County Highway Department supervisor...
Software streamlines assessment (12/09/09)
BENTON -- Filling out assessment lists will be easy for most Scott County residents this year. Teresa Houchin, Scott County assessor, presented Scott County commissioners with information during their regular meeting Tuesday about new personal property assessment software her office will soon use...
SEMO Conference Tournament: Notre Dame uses late surge to down Charleston (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- The Charleston Bluejays were unable to hold down the No. 3 seeded Notre Dame Bulldogs on Tuesday night at the SEMO Conference tournament as they came away with the 74-67 win. After taking a late one-point lead, 62-61, in the fourth quarter, the No. 6 seeded Bluejays could only muster three points from a span of the four-and-a-half minute mark and until 48 seconds left to play...
SEMO Conference Tournament: Jackson eliminates Bearcats (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- The Dexter Bearcats looked to have gotten away from their first quarter struggles on Tuesday night after ending the first quarter with a 15-10 lead over the Jackson Indians. Unfortunately for the Bearcats, those woes showed up in the next two quarters...
Quick start helps Oran race past Risco 71-45 (12/09/09)
ORAN -- Twenty-two points in the first quarter enabled the Oran Eagles to cruise to victory on Tuesday evening as they played host to the Risco Tigers. The 22-point first quarter along with just six points given up to Risco made for a substantial lead that never depleted for the Eagles as they eventually won 71-45...
Allan Howard (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Allan B. Howard, 49, died Dec. 7, 2009, at St. Louis University Hospital. Driver's Funeral Service in Parma is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bill Headlee (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Bill D. Headlee, 71, died Dec. 7, 2009, at Miner Nursing Center. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Vera Coburn (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Vera Louise Coburn, 77, died Dec. 4, 2009, at her home. Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Judy Williams (12/09/09)
ANJENY, Iowa -- Judy Yvonne Banks Williams, 62, died Dec. 7, 2009, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston, Mo.
Fred Danner (12/09/09)
SIKESTON -- Fred Lee Danner, 87, died at 12:40 p.m. Dec. 8, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Charles Moit (12/09/09)
CHAFFEE -- Charles Wayne Moit Sr., 62, died Dec. 7, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.