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Stories from Wednesday, December 15, 2010

After-school care expands (12/15/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The after school care program for Sikeston R-6 students will expand to multiple sites beginning some time next month. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Filing opens (12/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Filing for local school board races opened Tuesday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Holiday decor (12/15/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- All sorts of Christmas items are decking the halls at Missouri Delta Medical Center's Inpatient Rehab facility this year. And the woman responsible for it all says she's just trying to spread holiday cheer throughout...
Jail healthcare costs reviewed (12/15/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- The number of Scott County Jail inmates taken to outside healthcare facilities is becoming a concern for county officials. "We feel we're seeing a rise in the number of prisoners being treated outside our facility," said Presiding Commissioner Jamie Burger during the regular County Commission meeting Tuesday...
Huck's robbery investigated (12/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety are investigating an Monday night robbery. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Warrant arrest (12/15/10)
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No one hurt in blaze at apartments (12/15/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- An apartment complex is a total loss after a late-night fire in Caruthersville. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
District achieves state's accreditation standards (12/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston R-6 School District met the requirements for accreditation during the 2009-2010 school, but improvements must still be made. Addressing school board members, Dr. Marisa Bowen, assistant superintendent of curriculum and middle grades, on Tuesday provided details on the district's annual performance report, which determines whether a district receives accreditation...
Trash pickup will continue twice weekly (12/15/10)
scottw@standard-democrat.com MINER -- Twice-weekly trash pickup is something worth paying for, according to Miner's Board of Aldermen. Board members awarded the bid for solid waste pickup to Allied Waste Services of Dexter during their regular monthly meeting Tuesday...
No pay increase for Miner's city collector (12/15/10)
MINER -- The next person elected to the city collector's office in Miner will have to settle for $13 per hour during the four-year term. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Sikeston boys basketball team extends home winning streak (12/15/10)
The Bulldogs defeated Perryville 77-44 on Tuesday for their 42nd consecutive win on their home court.
Browning signs with William Woods (12/15/10)
Browning signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Williams Woods under head coach Darren Munns on Tuesday.
Tucker, Charleston stall Bobcats' late comeback (12/15/10)
The Bluejays defeated Meridian, Ill. 83-77 on Tuesday.
NMCC toppled by Notre Dame (12/15/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles were limited to six points through the entire second half on Tuesday night falling to the Notre Dame Bulldogs, 57-29. NMCC fell behind 31-23 at the half but was outscored 26-6 throughout the last two quarters...
Earmark would come with price (12/15/10)
When absurdity gives way to hilarity, you must be talking about politics. In the midst of a colossal global concern for the economic stability of our great nation, Kansas City's 5th Congressional District Congressman Emanuel Cleaver has one small earmark on his wish list that deserves some attention...
Bob Bone (12/15/10)
CHARLESTON -- Bobby Glen "Bob" Bone, 72, died at 3:20 p.m. Dec. 12, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Opal Clark (12/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Opal Offie Clark, 95, died Dec. 13, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Eloise Ashworth (12/15/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Eloise Ashworth, 90, formerly of Mattoon, Ill., and Sikeston, died Dec. 8, 2010, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Tommy Payne (12/15/10)
PUXICO -- Tommy Payne, 80, died Dec. 13, 2010, at his home near Puxico. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Charles Watson (12/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Charles Watson, 58, died Dec. 9, 2010, of an apparent heart attack in Shreveport, La. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Charlotte Yates (12/15/10)
BERNIE -- Charlotte Ann Yates, 62, died Dec. 14, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Kendra Whybark (12/15/10)
MATTHEWS -- Kendra Jean Whybark, 29, died at 3:40 a.m. Dec. 14, 2010, at her home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Gloria Farr (12/15/10)
JACKSON -- Gloria Jean Farr, 49, died Dec. 10, 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...
Janice Larvin (12/15/10)
ARTESIA, Calif. -- Janice Eleanor Larvin, 72, died Nov. 25, 2010, in Cerritos. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Roger Carson (12/15/10)
MALDEN -- Roger Gene Carson, 50, died Dec. 14, 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.
Willia Campbell (12/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Willia Marie Campbell, 89, died Dec. 13, 2010, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Teresa Tanner (12/15/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services held Tuesday for Teresa Darlene Tanner, 54, who died Dec. 12, 2010, were: Phillip Dollins, Dustin Dollins, Mark Tanner, Mike Chasteen, Alden Crone and Nevin Tanner.