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Stories from Monday, December 21, 2009

Holy decor (12/21/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Christian churches may have their different beliefs, but during the Christmas season, they share a common goal: to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ through their various decorations. "Christmas is an easy time, especially in worship space, to bring beauty in, and people really appreciate when they see beautiful things," said Jeremiah Reeve, associate pastor of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston. ...
Woman injured in single-vehicle accident (12/21/09)
SIKESTON -- A Portageville woman sustained moderate injuries after her vehicle went airborne Saturday in New Madrid County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charleston's Hoopfest woes continue (12/21/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com PERRYVILLE -- The Charleston Bluejays came within just three points of their first ever win at the Heartland Hoopfest in Perryville on Saturday The Bluejays had a last second opportunity to try and tie the game but a buzzer-beating 3-pointer was off the mark and Charleston fell 69-66 to Whitfield at the Perry Park Center...
Classic begins (12/21/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BROSELEY -- The No. 15 seeded Sikeston Lady Bulldogs came just three points from upsetting the No. 2 seed Kennett Lady Indians on Saturday in the first round of the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Holiday Classic. Sikeston went into halftime with a 32-25 lead but the Indians made up ground in the third quarter by tying that game at 42 points going into the final eight minutes...
SHS finishes 11th in Tiger Classic (12/21/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team finished 11th out of 17 total teams at the 36th annual Tiger Classic on Saturday. Sophomore Blake Angle finished in fourth place in the 112-pound division while Jacob Stinnett, a freshman, wound up sixth in the 119-pound weight class. Cody Middleton and Dustin Wells each finished in seventh place. Middleton, a freshman, competed in the 103-pound division while Wells, a junior, was in the 135-pound class...
J.D. Parks (12/21/09)
PUXICO -- J.D. Parks, 92, died Dec. 19, 2009, at the Puxico Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Marian Warren (12/21/09)
BERTRAND -- Marian Ava Warren, 85, died Dec. 20, 2009, at the home of her niece in Louisville, Ky. 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...
Barbara Tubbs (12/21/09)
CATRON -- Barbara Ann Tubbs, 62, died Dec. 17, 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...
Samuel Purser (12/21/09)
NEW MADRID -- Samuel Purser, 77, died Dec. 8, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Richards Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Thelma Brigman (12/21/09)
DEXTER -- Thelma Juanita Brigman, 90, died Dec. 16, 2009, at the Golden Living Center in Malden. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lula Pattengill (12/21/09)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Lula Jane Daniel Pattengill, 82, died at 9:10 p.m. Dec. 20, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 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...