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Stories from Friday, December 9, 2011

Stolen property valued at $10,000 recovered in Sikeston (12/09/11)
SIKESTON -- A joint investigation by local and out-of-state law enforcement officials has resulted in the recovery of over 300 stolen items valued at $10,000. On Dec. 1 Sikeston Department of Public Safety detectives met with Det. Brandon Matlock of the Tipton County, Tenn., Sheriff's Office, who was investigating a week-old burglary in his jurisdiction, according to Lt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for Sikeston DPS...
Christmas in Charleston (12/09/11)
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Two wounded in stabbing incident at Sikeston bar (12/09/11)
SIKESTON -- A stabbing early Thursday at a Sikeston bar resulted with two people being injured and another arrested. Cory Hamra, 26, was charged with two counts of first degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action for his part in the disturbance early Thursday. Hamra is in custody in the Scott County Jail and is awaiting arraignment...
Energetic conference (12/09/11)
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Tourney finals set (12/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- After trying to keep up with their scorching pace for a half, opponents of the Sikeston Bulldogs usually fall by the wayside once the third quarter hits. Add to that a momentum grabbing 3-point heave that swishes in just as the buzzer signals for halftime and the Bulldogs have opponents right where they want them...
NMCC earns first win (12/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles finally got off the snide. The Eagles cut down on turnovers that have been haunting them since the season began and defeated the Poplar Bluff Mules in the consolation semifinals, 45-43, druing the SEMO Conference Tournament at the Sikeston Field House...
Charleston keeps poise in win over Cape Central (12/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Although they were down by eight points in the fourth quarter, the Charleston Bluejays didn't get rattled. As a matter of fact, it looked like they became calmer. The Bluejays kept their poise and rallied back against the Cape Central Tigers on Thursday during the semifinals of the SEMO Conference Tournament at the Sikeston Field House and came away with a 59-50 win advancing them to the title game...
Risco dominates Delta C-7, 79-20 (12/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEARING -- Picking up their fifth straight win, the Risco Tigers cruised to a 79-20 final over the Delta C-7 Chargers on Thursday. "It was our first Tri-County Conference game of the year," Risco head coach Brandon Blankenship said. "So it's good to start conference play out 1-0...
Delta makes 11th-straight finals (12/09/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- In part by holding Scott City scoreless in the second quarter on Monday, Delta ensured that there would be a new champion at this year's Lady Devils Invitational Tournament. Locking up their 11th-straight trip to the finals, the Lady Bobcats held off a late surge by the two-time defending champion Lady Rams in the semifinals for a 44-38 win...
Sikeston junior high teams split with NMCC (12/09/11)
NEW MADRID -- The Sikeston eighth grade basketball team improved to 6-0 on the season with a 42-26 road win over New Madrid County Central on Thursday night. Sikeston trailed 16-14 at the half but the Bulldogs outscored the Eagles 18-5 in the third quarter to put themselves comfortably in front 32-21 and never looked back...
David Bramlett (12/09/11)
WYATT -- David D. Bramlett, 49, a resident of Wyatt and formerly of Wickliffe, Ky., died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at the Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Ky. Born Feb. 10, 1962, at Rockford, Ill., to Charles Ivan and Sharon Kappan Bramlett who survive of Cape Girardeau, he had lived in Charleston for several years before moving to Wickliffe where he was employed at New Page Corporation. ...
Jim Sutton (12/09/11)
MATTHEWS -- George Marcus "Jim" Sutton, 80, died Dec. 8, 2011, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Dec. 24, 1930, in Matthews, son of the late Clarence Cecil and Lorene Grace Reed Sutton, he lived at Matthews his entire life, was a member of Matthews Missionary Baptist Church and had been a farmer before retiring...
Edward Speakman (12/09/11)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Edward D. Speakman, 65, formerly of Sikeston, died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 3, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, to Henry Curtis and Della Estelle Waddle Speakman. He graduated from Sikeston High School in 1964 and Southeast Missouri State University in 1989. ...
James Dover (12/09/11)
BERTRAND -- James Dover, 57, formerly of Chaffee, died Dec. 3, 2011, at the Bertrand Retirement Home. Graveside services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee. The Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee was in charge of arrangements...
Richard Drerup (12/09/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Richard "Trader Dick" Drerup, 85, died Dec. 7, 2011, at Portageville. Born May 6, 1926, in Portageville, to the late Arthur and Carlotta C. Recker Drerup, he was the owner/operator of Dick's TV Furniture and Appliance Co. and was a member of the Portageville Jaycees, Chamber of Commerce and St. Eustachius Catholic Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, serving during World War II...