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Stories from Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Walking trail plans return (01/05/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The first step toward Sikeston having a city walking trail was taken during the City Council's first meeting of the year. Council members approved a bill Monday authorizing the use of Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission STP-Urban Program funds to build a walking trail...
Primary election not needed (01/05/10)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston will not have a primary election on Feb. 2. A bill calling for a general election on April 6 was approved during the Monday's City Council meeting. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Fire and ice (01/05/10)
Harris said the cold created several problems for the firemen as the battled the blaze until 2:30 a.m. today including freezing shut the nozzles on the fire hoses. No one was injured in the blaze, Harris said. For more pictures and stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition....
Wanted: Heat (01/05/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After space heaters led to two fires over the weekend, Sikeston firefighters are working to raise awareness about proper usage of alternate heating sources. "People need to be very careful with these heaters," said Capt. Ken Dicus of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Residents can get city news via text (01/05/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- The Portageville Police Department is urging city residents to sign up for its new notification service. "Nixle," which the department plans to implement Friday, will enable authorities to send text messages and e-mails to people who are signed up to alert them about things happening in the city, according to a Monday news release...
City's milestone used to teach youth history (01/05/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON --Sikeston's 150th birthday, which is being celebrated throughout the year, is providing an opportunity to teach even the youngest Sikestonians about their city's history. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Winter storm watch in effect (01/05/10)
PADUCAH, Ky - A winter storm watch is in effect from Wednesday evening through Thursday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued issued the watch which is in effect for Southeast Missouri as well as southwest Indiana, Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky...
Flying high (01/05/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CHARLESTON -- Charleston senior Jerquawnda Sherrell has been a huge part of the recent successful turnaround of the Lady Bluejays basketball team since her freshman year. On Monday night, Sherrell was recognized before the varsity game against the Malden Lady Wave with an honorary basketball commemorating her 1,000-point career...
Viva Hubbert (01/05/10)
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...
Shirley Mace (01/05/10)
PUXICO -- Shirley Jean Mace, 61, died Jan. 4, 2010, at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Anna Butler (01/05/10)
LEE'S SUMMIT -- Anna E. Butler, formerly of Jefferson City, died Dec. 26, 2009, at the John Knox Village Care Center in Lee's Summit. Funeral arrangements are with the Freeman Mortuary Chapel in Jefferson City. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charlotte Glasener (01/05/10)
DESOTO -- Charlotte Ann Glasener, 36, died Jan. 3, 2010, at Park Hills. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Raymond Daniels (01/05/10)
DEXTER -- Raymond Daniels, 64, died Jan. 5, 2010. Arrangements are incomplete at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Iva Wilkinson (01/05/10)
BARNHART -- Iva Anna Kneezle Gibson Wilkinson, 96, died Jan. 3, 2010, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. 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...
Jeff Stallings (01/05/10)
CHARLESTON -- Jeff Stallings, 46, died Jan. 5, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.