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Stories from Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Sikeston Sesquicentennial celebration concludes (12/28/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As Sikeston's sesquicentennial year draws to a close, those who organized and participated in the events are calling it a success. "I think it went great," said Doug Friend, Sikeston's city manager, who helped coordinate the 150th birthday celebration...
Medical alert (12/28/10)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- More than 20 million Americans are estimated to be taking over-the-counter pain relievers like acetaminophen and ibuprofen daily, but many often take more than the recommended dose. Only one in five Americans bothers to read the directions on the label, and one in four takes more than the recommended dose...
Second use for holiday trees (12/28/10)
SIKESTON --Those who decorate with real Christmas trees during the holidays have a valuable conservation asset that can have a positive impact well beyond the holidays. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Cold work (12/28/10)
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DPS will conduct checkpoints (12/28/10)
SIKESTON - In an effort to help make Sikeston roads safer this season, officers from the Sikeston Department of Public Safety will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in the near future at undisclosed locations in the city. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Woman faces drug charges (12/28/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- A Caruthersville woman was arrested Monday on drug-related charges. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Blowout Monday: Lopsided games highlight first round of Christmas tournaments (12/28/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com O'FALLON -- After Warrenton stunningly ended Sikeston's football season in November in the state semifinals, most players probably didn't think they would ever get another crack at the Warriors. But once the brackets were released for the 17th Annual St. Dominic Christmas Tournament and second-seeded Sikeston was slated to play seventh-seeded Warrenton in the first round, the Bulldogs certainly wouldn't need any special motivation to play the Warriors...
Big wins, upsets at Bloomfield (12/28/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com BLOOMFIELD -- Breaking the century mark for the first time in a decade, the second-seeded Dexter Bearcats opened up their Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Monday with a dominant 107-32 win over 15th-seeded South Pemiscot. Led by Alan Flannigan's 36 points in three quarters of play, the Bearcats had the game in check by halftime when they held a 57-14 lead...
No surprises as top seeds advance (12/28/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Scott County Central Braves set an early tone in the first game of the Southeast Missourian Christmas Tournament on Monday routing the Woodland Cardinals 103-29. Scott Central standout Otto Porter led the Braves with a game-high 28 points as the two-time defending tournament champs blistered the No. 16 seed Cardinals...
NMCC falls to Trico at Carbondale Holiday tournament (12/28/10)
sd_sports@yahoo.com CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles fell into the consolation bracket of the 47th Annual Carbondale Holiday Tournament on Monday, dropping a 66-40 contest to Trico, Ill. A cold shooting first half put the Eagles in a deep hole early as the Pioneers jumped out to an 18-4 first quarter lead and led 35-9 at halftime. ...
Diana Clark (12/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Diana Clark, 67, died Dec. 27, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Marceline Ward (12/28/10)
DEXTER -- Marceline Ward, 70, died Dec. 27, 2010, at her home. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Cam Milam (12/28/10)
MORLEY -- Cam Lynn Milam, 44, died Dec. 24, 2010, at his home. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

Becky Vincent (12/28/10)
BERNIE -- Becky Vincent, 60, died Dec. 27, 2010, at Missouri Southern Healthcare. Arrangements are incomplete.
Richard Morrow (12/28/10)
BENTON -- Richard R. Morrow, 74, died Dec. 27, 2010, at the Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Patricia Chism (12/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Patricia Chism, 69, died Dec. 25, 2010, at her home. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.

J.B. Spraggs (12/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted today for J.B. Spraggs, 75, who died on Dec. 25, 2010, were: Manuel Spraggs, Justin Spraggs, Kyle Spraggs, Coty Spraggs, Roger Garza Jr. and T.J. Hughes.
Paula Wilson (12/28/10)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Paula Renea Wilson, 43, died at 1:10 a.m. Dec. 28, 2010, in the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Center in Charleston. Arrangements are incomplete.
Frank Wright (12/28/10)
SIKESTON -- Frank G. Wright, 71, died Dec. 27, 2010, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete.