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Stories from Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Mild flu season reported, so far (12/29/09)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Local health department officials say the flu season has been a mild one so far, but insist there's still time to get vaccinated should an outbreak occur. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Running into a new year (12/29/09)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Losing weight and living a healthier lifestyle is a top New Year's resolution. And there will be a chance for people to kick-start those resolutions with a Resolution Run, set for 10 a.m. Friday at the Sikeston Sports Complex. Participants can choose from a 5K and 1 mile fun run/walk...
Fire reported at local business (12/29/09)
SIKESTON -- Firefighters with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety battled a blaze at a business Monday morning. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Portageville wins OT thriller while Dexter downs Rebels (12/29/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BLOOMFIELD -- The Portageville Bulldogs used a last-second shot in overtime to defeat Hayti 70-68 in the quarterfinals of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Monday night. With the score tied at 68-68 with 5.1 seconds remaining in overtime, the Bulldogs inbounded the ball to Fred Treadwell who went the length of the floor and hit a five foot runner as time expired to propel Portageville into the semifinals tonight against Kennett...
Charleston overcomes shaky start; Scott Central rolls (12/29/09)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Charleston Bluejays overcame a shaky start to defeat the No. 5 seed Advance Hornets on Monday night in the second round of the 2009 seMissourian Christmas tournament. After falling behind 9-7 at the end of the first quarter, the Bluejays began pounding away. A 30-point second quarter gave Charleston a 14-point advantage at the half and they would never look back...
Jim Collier (12/29/09)
KENNETT -- Jim Collier, 82, died Dec. 27, 2009, at NEA Baptist in Jonesboro, Ark. Funeral arrangements are with the McDaniel Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Richard Hale (12/29/09)
SIKESTON -- Richard Lee Hale, 45, died Dec. 26, 2009, near Dudley due to injuries sustained in a car accident. Funeral arrangements are with the Morgan Funeral Home in Advance. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Grey Johnson (12/29/09)
LILBOURN -- Grey Johnson, 84, died Dec. 22, 2009, at his home in Lilbourn. 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...
Herbert Abernathy (12/29/09)
NESBIT, Miss. -- Herbert J. Abernathy, 66, died Dec. 25, 2009, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in DeSoto. Funeral arrangements are with the Forest Hill South Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Martha Downing (12/29/09)
ARLINGTON -- Martha Ann Williams Downing, 70, died Dec. 19, 2009, at her home. Funeral arrangements are with the DeLisle Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Audie Honeycutt (12/29/09)
DEXTER -- Pallbearers at services held Monday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Audie Honeycutt, 62, who died on Dec. 22, 2009, were: Johnny Haws, Randy Vaughn, David Busby, Darrell Penberthy and Steve Watkins.
Floyd Nichols (12/29/09)
PARMA -- Pallbearers at services held Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Parma for Floyd Nichols, 81, who died on Dec. 24, 2009, were: Larry Warren, Jim Barr, Tony Paul, Charles Payne, Dale Stokes and Terry Blankenship.
Robert E. Lee (12/29/09)
PUXICO -- Pallbearers at services held Monday at Watkins and Sons Chapel in Puxico for Robert E. Lee, 75, who died on Dec. 21, 2009, were: Tony Lee, Zachary Jones, Mike Lizenbee, Ryan Taylor, Quincy Jones and J.W. Mattingly. Honorary pallbearer was Logan Lizenbee...
Ruth Byassee (12/29/09)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ruth Elizabeth Byassee, 88, died at 8:05 p.m. Dec. 27, 2009, in the East Prairie Nursing 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...
Toy Reynolds (12/29/09)
SIKESTON -- Villa Pearl "Toy" Reynolds, 84, died Dec. 29, 2009, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are at the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...