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Stories from Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Forgot Aunt Sue? Here's what to do (12/23/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Long gone may be the days of only finding a bag of peanuts, gum or alcohol to give as last-minute Christmas presents. Today's convenience stores -- most of which are open during normal business hours on Christmas day -- offer a wide selection of gifts -- from sleeved blankets to national chain gift cards to brand name candles...
Wintery blast can be deadly (12/23/09)
SIKESTON -- Cold weather can be more than just uncomfortable. It can be dangerous. "Children and the elderly are generally the most affected," said Barry Cook, administrator of the Scott County Health Department. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
B-r-r-r-r! Time to be prepared for cold temps (12/23/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Dealing with freezing temperatures is a part of winter but for those who work outdoors, it is also a part of the job. "Bundle up -- that's all you can do. We have jobs we have to do," said Brian Dial, street division supervisor for the Sikeston Department of Public Works...
SEMO Port Authority board appointments studied (12/23/09)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON --Possible appointments for the Semo Port Authority board were discussed by Scott County commissioners during their regular meeting Tuesday. The Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority Board of Commissioners consists of nine representatives including four representative from Scott County and four representatives from Cape Girardeau County, according to Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger...
Royal Flush (12/23/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BROSELEY -- The Kelly Lady Hawks met up with a team on a mission Tuesday evening, the host Twin Rivers Lady Royals. The host squad made it apparent from the tip that they were there to fight for a spot in the championship game as they eventually defeated the Lady Hawks 69-40...
Giving gifts to those in need (12/23/09)
With all of the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, I decided to take time out of my busy schedule to humor you a bit with a few gifts I think would be worth giving to a few franchises or individual players. I would start with another title for the Yankees, but, we all know what that gets us... another title for the Yankees. It was a good year in 2009...
Fourth quarter surge not enough for Hawks (12/23/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BENTON -- Not even an exciting, crowd-pumping performance from junior Shawn Heuring could propel the Kelly Hawks past the Puxico Indians on Tuesday night. Heuring, who would finish with 11 points, only played in the fourth quarter but what he did in those eight minutes was give the Hawks a chance to win their first game of the season. ...
Willie B. Powell (12/23/09)
CHARLESTON - Willie B. Powell, 65, died Dec. 18, 2009, at his home in Charleston. Funeral arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Beulah Everly (12/23/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Beulah D. Everly, 89, died at 4:40 a.m. Dec. 22, 2009, in the Sikeston Convalescent Center. 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...
Henry Dunning Jr. (12/23/09)
MABANK, Texas -- Henry Herman Dunning Jr., 64, died Dec. 21, 2009, at Athens. Funeral arrangements are with the Tomlinson Funeral home in Malakoff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...