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Stories from Friday, December 24, 2010

Merry Christmas (12/24/10)
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Concert proceeds presented for playground equipment (12/24/10)
jillb@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The check has arrived. The proceeds from a 2009 concert featuring singers Kenny Rogers and Sikeston's Neal Boyd were officially donated Thursday morning to the Kenny Rogers Children's Center. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Teen recalls fatal event (12/24/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- For close to an hour on Thursday, a Sikeston teen recalled the events of a July incident that led to the death of another. Heather Adams, 17, was one of the three witnesses called to the stand at Thursday's preliminary hearing for Brianna M. Branson, 18...
When holiday is work day, workers still find joy (12/24/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For many, the holidays are all about spending time with family. But some people spend Christmas Day at work, hoping to spread holiday cheer for others, and allow their co-workers to spend time with loved ones...
Cairo bridge will be closed (12/24/10)
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The structure carrying US Routes 60 and 62 over the Mississippi River will soon be closed to all vehicular traffic, according to the District 9 Office of the Illinois Department of Transportation. This closure of the bridge, located south of the city of Cairo, will become effective on Jan. 11...
No weekend newspaper printed (12/24/10)
SIKESTON -- The Standard Democrat will combine the Friday, Dec. 24 and the weekend/Sunday, Dec. 26 edition of the paper to give our employees time to spend with their families on Christmas day. Regular publication will resume Monday with normal business hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m...
Christmas tournaments set: SHS headed to St. Dominic (12/24/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com O'FALLON -- After not participating in the Christmas festivities last season, the Sikeston Bulldogs will once again be involved in a holiday tournament. This time is will be their first ever appearance at the St. Dominic Christmas Tournament at St. Dominic High School in O'Fallon...
Lady Bulldogs take fifth-place (12/24/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BROSELEY -- Locking up fifth-place at the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Holiday Classic Thursday night, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs used a big second half to overcome a three-point halftime deficit against the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles...
Scott Central looking to repeat as champs (12/24/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Scott County Central Braves enter the seMissourian Christmas tournament as the No. 1 seed, the two-time defending tournament champions and, to some, a hands-down favorite to 3-peat. Scott Central head coach Kenyon Wright, however, doesn't see it that way...
Mark Childers (12/24/10)
SIKESTON -- Mark Steven Childers, 49, died at 3:10 p.m. Dec. 18, 2010, as the result of a motorcycle accident near New Hamburg. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Randy Bramlett (12/24/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Randy ODell Bramlett, 54, died Dec. 23, 2010. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Paul Groves (12/24/10)
SIKESTON -- Paul Wayne Groves, 60, died Dec. 23, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Cletha Triplett (12/24/10)
POPLAR BLUFF -- Cletha Bell Triplett, 92, of Poplar Bluff and formerly of Morley, died Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at 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...
Brandon Laden (12/24/10)
DEXTER -- Brandon Laden, 17, died Dec. 21, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Billy Cummings (12/24/10)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Billy Paul Cummings, 75, died Dec. 23, 2010, at Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems in Hayti. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Russ Weekley (12/24/10)
SIKESTON -- Guy Russell "Russ" Weekley Jr., 79, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at his residence. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jerry Scott (12/24/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Jerry Lyle Scott, 69, died at 5:25 p.m. Dec. 23, 2010, at his residence. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Allen Jackson (12/24/10)
NEW MADRID -- Allen Howard Jackson, 50, died Dec. 22, 2010. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Sherman Vessells (12/24/10)
CHAFFEE -- Sherman Arvie Vessells, 81, died Dec. 23, 2010, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.