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Stories from Sunday, December 5, 2010

Ancell bids a farewell to hospital (12/05/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Success in life is often found close to home. A gathering for Charles Ancell's retirement as president of Missouri Delta Medical Center held Friday at the hospital is only five blocks away from where he grew up...
Christmas in lights: Story told through light show (12/05/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After nearly 20 years of telling the Christmas story through live, outdoor scenes, a Sikeston church is trying a new format this season -- a synchronized light and music show. "The Christmas Story in Lights" will make its official debut at 7 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church in Sikeston...
Organization meets $85K campaign goal (12/05/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston/Bootheel Area United Way is celebrating some great news. Not only has the agency reached the goal for its 2010 campaign, money is still rolling in. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Traffic enforcement will increase at changed light (12/05/10)
SIKESTON -- Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety will step up traffic enforcement at a Sikeston interchange. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Streak continues (12/05/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston senior Janeil Hatchett noticed a few differences in the Dexter Bearcats basketball team, opposed to last season's squad who the Bulldogs beat three times by an average of 32 points. "They changed a lot of stuff from last year," he said. "They were able to pass the ball around and get through our press. They're an improved team."...
Scott Central rolls to OIT title (12/05/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com ORAN -- Much like their first two games of the Oran Invitational Tournament, the Scott County Central Braves made sure Friday's championship match up with the hosting Oran Eagles was never in question. Up 36 points at the half, the Braves cruised through the second half to take their third straight tournament championship, 84-32...
Sikeston wins own 7th grade tournament (12/05/10)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston seventh grade basketball team won its second straight Sikeston Tournament championship on Friday night, defeating Cape Central 44-40. The Bulldogs held a slim 19-18 lead at halftime before breaking out in the third quarter, giving themselves a comfortable 38-28 lead heading into the final quarter...
Risco downs Campbell for consolation title (12/05/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com HOLCOMB -- The Risco Tigers won the consolation championship of the Holcomb Invitational on Friday night, defeating Tri-County rival Campbell 60-50. Both teams started out slow with the Tigers taking a 25-23 lead into halftime. Risco then began to pull away in the third before putting the game away late in the fourth...
Cape casino brings promise to region (12/05/10)
Congratulations are in order for the city of Cape Girardeau following their successful bid to land the final casino gaming license in Missouri. Some in Cape have long coveted the casino as a huge financial asset for the city and Cape voters recently showed their approval in a citywide vote...
Richard Hinze (12/05/10)
SIKESTON -- Richard Hinze, 72, died Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, at his residence. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Mary Schneider (12/05/10)
MATTHEWS -- Mary Louise Schneider, 82, died Dec. 2, 2010, at Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Paul Farley (12/05/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Paul C. Farley, 82, died Dec. 2, 2010 at Jefferson City Manor. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ed Shepherd (12/05/10)
SIKESTON -- Edward Charles Shepherd, 74, died Dec. 1, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
George Kappler (12/05/10)
SIKESTON -- George Kappler, 64, died Dec. 3, 2010, at the Sikeston Convalescent Center. Arrangements are incomplete.
Ruby Rhyne (12/05/10)
SIKESTON -- Ruby Mae Rhyne, 83, died at Dec. 3, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Floyd Wright (12/05/10)
KENNETT -- Floyd Edward Wright, 66, died Dec. 2, 2010, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Don Green (12/05/10)
DEXTER -- Don Green, 78, died Dec. 3, 2010, in the John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Arrangements are incomplete.
Elizabeth Johnson (12/05/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Elizabeth Johnson, 92, formerly of Dexter, died Dec. 3, 2010, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete.