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Stories from Tuesday, December 7, 2010

City maps out 2011 street improvements (12/07/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston will spend almost $700,000 on city streets and and drainage this coming year. City Council members approved the 2011 Street and Drainage Improvement Program during their regular monthly meeting Monday...
DWI costs rise (12/07/10)
SIKESTON -- Getting caught driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol will become even more costly in Sikeston this coming year. During their regular monthly meeting Monday, the City Council approved a bill which provides for the reimbursement of costs associated with the arrest and conviction on violations involving alcohol and drug-related traffic offenses...
Program brings Christmas cheer to families in need (12/07/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Even if they were good all year long, not every boy and girl will be fortunate enough to receive a visit from Santa Claus this Christmas. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Judge named in election recount case (12/07/10)
CHARLESTON -- A judge was appointed for the recount requested for the Nov. 2 Mississippi County presiding county commissioner election. According to a County Clerk Junior DeLay, the Missouri Supreme Court appointed Judge Gary Camp of the 32nd Judicial Circuit to hear the recount petition...
Nixon appoints three area residents (12/07/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Three area residents will serve on Missouri boards, following their appointments by Gov. Jay Nixon. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Stolen truck found in Florida (12/07/10)
SIKESTON -- A trailer stolen from a Sikeston business last month has been located. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Patrol plans DWI saturation (12/07/10)
POPLAR BLUFF - Troop E Highway Patrolmen will conduct DWI saturations during December in some of the 13 counties of Southeast Missouri that make up Troop E. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
SEMO Tourney begins (12/07/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs opened the 2010 SEMO Conference Tournament with a 76-45 win over the New Madrid County Central Eagles on Monday night at the Sikeston Field House. The No. 1 seeded Bulldogs raced out to a 19-8 lead after the first quarter and did not allow a field goal in the second quarter until 2:28 remained in the half. Sikeston distanced themselves further with a 17-2 run and stood with a very comfortable 24-point lead at halftime...
Big second half lifts SHS past Oran in Lady Devils Tourney (12/07/10)
Sikeston freshmen slip past Cape Central (12/07/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston ninth grade basketball team improved to 3-1 on the season, rallying to defeat Cape Central 49-46 on Monday night. Sikeston trailed by four late in the game but rallied to get the win in the final minute...
Tilman Robinson (12/07/10)
DUDLEY -- Tilman David Robinson, 75, died Dec. 4, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Velta Gough (12/07/10)
DEXTER -- Velta Lee Gough, 85, died Dec. 4, 2010, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Donald Green (12/07/10)
DEXTER -- Donald R. Green, 78, died Dec. 3, 2010, at John J. Pershing Veterans Administration Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Willie Weaver Jr. (12/07/10)
SIKESTON -- Willie Weaver Jr., 81, formerly of Poplar Bluff, died Dec. 5, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Russell Rushing (12/07/10)
CHAFFEE -- Russell Gene Rushing, 71, died Dec. 5, 2010, at 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...
John Syre (12/07/10)
SIKESTON -- Memorial services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Church of God of Prophecy in Bertrand for John Allen Syre, 49, who died on Nov. 26, 2010. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Lenord Barnes (12/07/10)
DEXTER -- Lenord D. Barnes, 87, died Dec. 5, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Terry Mattingly (12/07/10)
ORAN - Terry Joseph Mattingly, 63, died Dec. 6, 2010, at Parkland Health Center in Farmington. Arrangements are incomplete.
Jock Kelso (12/07/10)
MATTHEWS -- Jock Kelso, 46, died at 11:34 p.m. Dec. 6, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.