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Stories from Monday, January 4, 2010

Patients should be aware when combining prescription, over-the-counter medications (01/04/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Over-the-counter medicines may seem like safe choices -- and usually are -- but when some are taken with certain prescriptions, danger can arise. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Christmas trees get recycled (01/04/10)
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Employee charged in thefts (01/04/10)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man was arrested over the weekend on charges of stealing from his employer. Derrick L. Collins was charged with felony theft by the New Madrid County Prosecuting Attorney's office. He posted $2,500 bond and was released, awaiting arraignment...
New Year's Day brawl leads to four arrests (01/04/10)
SIKESTON -- Four woman were arrested New Year's Day in connection with a fight at a Sikeston bar. At 1:14 a.m. Friday, the Sikeston Department of Public Safety was advised of a disturbance at Stan's Wagon Wheel, located at 1036 County Line. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Bulldogs go undefeated at Herrin Duals (01/04/10)
Herrin, Ill. -- The Sikeston Bulldog wrestling team came right out of the holiday season and got back to their winning ways on Saturday as they went undefeated at the Herrin Duals Tournament in Herrin, Ill. The Bulldogs went 4-0-1 against the five teams they faced tying with Murphysboro, 39-39...
Running into the New Year (01/04/10)
SIKESTON -- Nearly 100 runners, walkers, volunteers and spectators, representing 4 states, assembled in Sikeston on New Years Day for the Resolution Run 5k/1-Mile Fun Run. Participants braved the 7-degree wind-chill temperature for a chance to leave with race hardware or just a sense of self-satisfaction running into the New Year...
Viva Hubbert (01/04/10)
MORLEY -- Viva Jay Hubbert, 78, died at 7:05 p.m. Jan. 2, 2010, in the Bertrand Nursing Facility. Funeral arrangements are with the Blanchard Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lanny Laws Sr. (01/04/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Lanny Gene Laws Sr., 49, died Jan. 2, 2010, in Hayti. 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...
Penny Klingel (01/04/10)
JACKSON -- Penny Lou Klingel, 49, died Jan. 1, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sonny Freeman (01/04/10)
MARBLE HILL -- Charles William "Sonny" Freeman, 70, died Jan. 1, 2010, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are with the Hutchings Funeral Chapel. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Margaret Compas (01/04/10)
CHAFFEE -- Margaret Compas, 81, died Jan. 1, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Donald Sexton (01/04/10)
MATTHEWS -- Pallbearers for services held today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for James Donald Sexton, 75, who died on Dec. 31, 2009, were: Dale Sexton, Bill Sexton, Zach Sexton, Ralph Sexton Jr., David Pearson and Brent Pearson.