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Stories from Friday, January 8, 2010

Chilling out (01/08/10)
Camryn, Nate and Darby Self take a break from their home schooling on Thursday to spend their recess creating 'snow angels' in the fresh snow. The siblings spent their breaks throwing snowballs at each other and pulling each other on sleds. A herd of buffalo on the farm of Ron Watkins, of Sikeston, wander through the snowy grass on Thursday morning following the overnight snowfall that took place throughout the area...
Cold weather, snowfall sends people to stores (01/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Wintry weather can create some problems, but one thing is for sure: it's good for business. "We had one of our busiest days Wednesday," said Cory Hampton, acting store manager at AutoZone in Sikeston. While business slacked off Thursday morning, it began to pick back up in the afternoon...
Slick roads lead to wrecks (01/08/10)
SIKESTON -- The region's first snow storm wreaked havoc on Missouri roadways Thursday and left at least two Southeast Missouri residents dead. An Advance woman died of injuries sustained after the vehicle she was riding in overturned in a water-filled ditch in Stoddard County...
Search warrant nets two arrests (01/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Two Sikeston residents were arrested on drug-related charges this morning. Around 6:45 a.m., the Sikeston Department of Public Safety's Special Operations Team executed a search warrant at 1329 W. Murray Lane in Sikeston, according to Capt. Mark Crocker...
Agents will vie for bid (01/08/10)
BENTON -- With only hours until its health insurance was set to expire, Scott County officials learned its selected carrier's rate went up more than $100 per employee per month. "There was an underwriting problem," said Commissioner Dennis Ziegenhorn...
Airport layout plan extension is sought (01/08/10)
CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials will ask MoDOT for an extension on the completion of its airport layout plan and meet with the company hired to draw it up. A letter from the Missouri Department of Transportation regarding the ALP was reviewed by County Commissioners during their regular meeting Thursday...
Games postponed (01/08/10)
SIKESTON - Local snowfall led to the postponement of many local basketball games Thursday nights, including the Kelly at Sikeston girls game. The Sikeston boys will return to action tonight when they host Charleston. The Sikeston boys will play several games next week, including a rescheduled game against Blytheville, Ark., on Wednesday and a recently added game against Henry County, Tenn., on Saturday afternoon...
Streetball coming to Sikeston (01/08/10)
SIKESTON -- The hottest streetballers on the planet will be making a stop at the Sikeston Field House possibly for the first and only time. The Streetball Live Tour will be in Sikeston to put on a one-of-a-kind, family oriented show featuring players with a variety of basketball skills...
Robert Breeden (01/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for funeral services scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Robert Allen Breeden, 53, who died Jan. 6, 2010, will be: Stan Banderman, Rudy Ponder, Tom Richey, Mike Parker, Lee Shell and Steve Huffstutler...
William Spencer (01/08/10)
KEWANEE -- William Harvey Spencer, 70, died Jan. 6, 2010, at The Lutheran Home 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...
Lloyd Holland (01/08/10)
DEXTER - Lloyd Lynn Holland, 57, died Jan. 6, 2010, at his home in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Watkins Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition....
Helen Heldenbrand (01/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Helen Loretta Fisher Shoaf Heldenbrand, 88, of Sikeston left this earthly home at 10:30 p.m. Jan. 6, 2010, to meet her Lord and Savior. Funeral arrangements are with the Ponder Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Geneva 'Jo' Aufdenberg (01/08/10)
SIKESTON -- Geneva "Jo" Aufdenberg, 96, died at 9:10 a.m. Jan. 7, 2010, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Gene Clark (01/08/10)
VANDUSER -- Gene Clark, 72, died Jan. 7, 2010, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Esther Haynes (01/08/10)
DEXTER -- Esther Lulu Winters Haynes, 87, died Jan. 7, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. Funeral arrangements are with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Rosalie Hillman (01/08/10)
SCOTT CITY -- Rosalie Theresa "Rose" Hillman, 95, of rural Scott City, died Jan. 7, 2010. Funeral arrangements are with the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapels. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...