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Stories from Sunday, December 13, 2009

Club's vision aids visually-impaired (12/13/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Equipment added Friday to the Kenny Rogers Children's Center will help visually impaired children achieve their goals at a much faster rate. "This equipment will prove far more effective in therapy sessions," said Brandy Dallas, clinical coordinator at the Center. "It will help children across the spectrum of vision disorders."...
Getting ready (12/13/09)
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Heartfelt topic earns Portageville teenager national speaking award (12/13/09)
jillb@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE - Valerie Kellams remembers her first venture at the Modern Woodmen of America's speech contest. As a fifth grader she had advanced to the state level in Jefferson City. There, standing in front of the judges, she began her speech and her mind went blank. The words wouldn't come...
Regional projects included in bill (12/13/09)
WASHINGTON -- The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 includes several projects for Southern Missouri. The bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives and should be signed into law shortly, according to Eighth District U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson...
Repeat: SHS wins back-to-back SEMO Conference Tournament titles (12/13/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The split second Sikeston's Darryl Howard stole the ball, Eli Jackson was headed towards the basket. "I knew after he got that steal that they were going to try and attack him and foul," Jackson said. "I just cut to the goal and I knew I'd be open because they were both going towards him. I just back-doored and ended up wide open."...
Jackson too much for Bluejays (12/13/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- There's two components to a winning formula for the Charleston Bluejays. Shoot the ball well and play hard-nosed, aggressive defense. Neither was much of a factor on Friday night as they lost the SEMO Conference consolation championship to the Jackson Indians, 73-58...
NMCC falls to Notre Dame in third place game (12/13/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The loss of senior point guard Dontre Jenkins took its toll on the New Madrid County Central Eagles on Friday night. Jenkins unfortunately suffered a broken foot in their game against the Sikeston Bulldogs on Thursday night and will be out for several weeks...
Oran Eagles get by Scott City (12/13/09)
CHAFFEE -- The Woodland Cardinals and the Chaffee Red Devils went to overtime action on Friday evening with the visiting Cardinals eventually pulling out of town with the win, 57-56. The game was tight from the beginning but the Cardinals held a 41-35 lead heading into the fourth quarter when the Red Devils came storming back in the fourth quarter. ...
Ruth Ann Morgan (12/13/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ruth Ann Wilson Morgan, 71, died at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Shelby Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Dorothy Swafford (12/13/09)
BERNIE -- Dorothy Helen Summers Swafford, 87, died Dec. 10, 2009. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mark Ketterer (12/13/09)
LYNNWOOD, Wash. -- Mark Robert Ketterer, 56, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died at 3:37 p.m. Dec. 11, 2009, at the Maple Road Adult Living Center in Lynnwood. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Imogene Garrett (12/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Imogene Garrett, 87, formerly of Brewton, Ala., died at 9:35 p.m. Dec. 10, 2009, at the Missouri Delta Medical 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...
Judy Williams (12/13/09)
ANKENY, Iowa -- Judy Williams, 62, died Dec. 7, 2009, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral arrangements are with the Ankeny Funeral Home in Ankeny. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Velma Palmer (12/13/09)
LILBOURN -- Velma Lee Palmer, 78, died Dec. 6, 2009, at her home. 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...
Glenda Violet Whittley (12/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Glenda Violet Whittley, 87, died Dec. 10, 2009, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. 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...
Fred Danner (12/13/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Friday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Fred Lee Danner, 87, who died Dec. 8, 2009, were: Matthew Danner, Cory Belvin, Michael Curry, Christopher Curry, Edsel Wylie and Don Latham.