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Stories from Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Neighborly help: Local program helping families who are in need (12/15/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For Steve Morse, Christmas wouldn't be Christmas if he weren't helping with some sort of campaign to help needy families. "I live for this," said Morse, a volunteer with Neighbors Helping Neighbors. "It gives me a high and a good attitude. I don't know what I'd do if I didn't have it (to keep me busy during the holidays.)"...
County man is facing charges (12/15/09)
BENTON -- A rural Scott City man was charged Monday with several sex-related crimes. David Dubs, 56, of Scott City, was charged with five felony counts of first degree child molestation and five misdemeanor counts of second degree child molestation, according to a news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter...
Problems with depression magnify for elderly during holiday season (12/15/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's easy to get lost in the holiday season -- the shopping, the decorating and the gathering, but healthcare professionals want to remind others not to lose sight of their elderly loved ones in the process...
Bootheel resident sentenced Monday (12/15/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Caruthersville man was sentenced Monday on federal drug charges. Jonathan Levato Taylor, 25, was sentenced to 72 months on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Century Mark (12/15/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- For the first time in 14 years the Sikeston Bulldogs busted the scoreboard. As the mercy clock continued to tick away with under a minute to go, the Sikeston jayvee players that had been inhabiting the floor for the entire fourth quarter were frantically trying to give the fans what they wanted and score that 100th point...
Oran soars past Scott Central (12/15/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- The Scott Central Lady Braves couldn't match up against the Oran Lady Eagles on Monday evening as they fell 63-32 on the road. Oran doubled Scott Central's score after one, 14-7, then more than tripled it by halftime as they led 44-13...
Helen Herwig (12/15/09)
CHARLESTON -- Helen Council Herwig, 82, a resident of Charleston, died at 4:19 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 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...
David Baker (12/15/09)
SIKESTON -- David Baker, 43, died Dec. 14, 2009, at his home in Sikeston. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Doll Larkins (12/15/09)
GRAND RIVERS, Ky. -- Annabelle "Doll" Larkins, 80, formerly of Dorena, Mo., died Dec. 14, 2009, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral home in East Prairie, Mo.
Mark Ketterer (12/15/09)
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. 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...
Gene Hale (12/15/09)
BENTON -- Chester Eugene "Gene" Hale, 66, died Dec. 13, 2009 at his home. He was born June 28, 1943 to James Frank and Leva Ellen Wright Hale in Commerce. Services were held at 1 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City with the Rev. John Warren officiating...
Imogene Garrett (12/15/09)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Monday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Imogene Garrett, 87, of Sikeston, formerly of Brewton, Ala., who died on Dec. 10, 2009, were: Travis Walls, Justin Walls, Trevor Williams, Michael Walls, Danny Lefler and Jamie Walls...