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Stories from Thursday, December 23, 2010

Santa, I've been good... (12/23/10)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Boys and girls across the world are preparing for a visit from Santa Claus this week. Local children took some time to discuss the jolly man in a red suit and how he manages to pull off delivering presents to all children in one night...
Business robbed; 2 men flee (12/23/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- A search is under way for two men who threatened and robbed a store clerk. At 9:20 p.m. Wednesday, two men entered the Dollar General Store, located on East Highway 162. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Dexter home is full of Christmas spirit -- literally (12/23/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- The Christmas decorations at Bill and Debbie Stroup's rural Dexter home meet visitors at the porch. And they continue throughout the 13 rooms of the house -- even the bathroom has a tree. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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East Prairie man killed in crash (12/23/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- An East Prairie man was killed after his vehicle struck a tree and utility pole early today in Mississippi County. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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AG warns of state's worst charities (12/23/10)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Attorney General Chris Koster today cautioned Missourians to do their homework before giving to charities this holiday season to make sure their donations are used to help others, and not diverted toward exorbitant telemarketing and administration fees...
Finals set: Sikeston, NMCC set for fifth-place match (12/23/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BROSELEY -- Already holding a 13-point lead against Twin Rivers going into halftime Wednesday night at the Lady Royals Holiday Classic, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs used a hot start to the third quarter to distance themselves from the Lady Royals before winning 61-31...
Scott City falls in fifth-place title game (12/23/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Scott City Lady Rams could not bounce back from a 19-point third quarter from the Cape Central Lady Tigers on Wednesday leaving Cape Central as the consolation champions at the Show Me Center Holiday Classic in a 48-35 loss...
Tommy Staggs (12/23/10)
SIKESTON -- Wilson Tommy Staggs, 73, died Dec. 21, 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...
Ramonia Morgan (12/23/10)
PUXICO - Ramonia Laverne Morgan, 76, died Dec. 22, 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...
Randy Bramlett (12/23/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Randy O. Bramlett, 54, died at 1 a.m. Dec. 23, 2010, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, as a result of injuries sustained from an automobile accident. Arrangements are incomplete.
Billy Cummings (12/23/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Billy Paul Cummings, 75, died at 4:30 a.m. Dec. 23, 2010, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems. Arrangements are incomplete.
Russ Weekley (12/23/10)
SIKESTON -- Guy Russell "Russ" Weekley, 79, of Sikeston, died Dec. 22, 2010, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete.
Paul Groves (12/23/10)
SIKESTON - Paul Groves, 60, died Dec. 23, 2010, at his home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.