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Stories from Saturday, December 17, 2011

Building rebound (12/17/11)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The city of Sikeston saw increases in both residential and commercial construction this year as compared with 2010. Trey Hardy, Sikeston's community redevelopment coordinator, noted there are still two weeks left in the year so it is possible a contractor could come in and bump the figures even higher for 2011 -- but even as they are now, the numbers look good...
Puxico man is killed in single-vehicle crash (12/17/11)
PUXICO -- A Puxico man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Friday. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, at about 11:15 p.m. the westbound vehicle driven by Scottie L. Hopper, 46, on Stoddard County Road 271A about seven miles north of Puxico ran off the roadway and struck a tree...
Photo exhibit of Missouri's fallen set to go on display at New Madrid Dec. 27-Jan. 9 (12/17/11)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - A visual reminder of the price of 10 years of war will make a stop at New Madrid, a town which honored one of its own fallen soldiers in 2006. During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, 138 Missourians have lost their lives while serving their country. The photo exhibit, "Remembering Our Fallen," tries to put faces to the names of those who have served and sacrificed their lives...
Christmas greetings (12/17/11)
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CLANK! Sikeston's poor shooting leads to loss against rival Notre Dame (12/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Early in the season, Sikeston was pounding its opponents by raining 3-pointers from all angles of the court. While they were winning games handily, it still left some Bulldog fans thinking of what might happen if the 3-pointers aren't falling...
Risco wins Clarkton Holiday Tournament (12/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CLARKTON -- As well as the Risco Tigers have been playing as of late, it has fans of Class 1 basketball wondering -- can they topple the mighty Scott Central Braves this season? Although it may seem too early to bring up such questions, the Tigers are making a strong case for being the team to knock off the three-time defending champions with a spotless 8-0 record and their recent drubbing of the Gosnell, Ark., Pirates on Friday to claim the Clarkton Holiday Tournament championship, 92-57.. ...
Dexter pounds Rebels for first win (12/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ESSEX -- After grinding through a rough start to the regular season that featured five-straight losses, the Dexter Bearcats entered Friday's game against Richland still searching for their first win of the season. Aided by a solid effort behind the arc that produced 21 points and a defense that forced 34 turnovers, the Bearcats were able to build a 33-point halftime before cruising to a 78-31 final...
Scott City gets past Advance for road win (12/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com ADVANCE (SMNS) -- The Scott City Rams used a strong third quarter to defeat the Advance Hornets 73-63 on the road Friday. Scott City (5-2) and Advance were tied 32-32 at halftime but the Rams came out firing on all cylinders in the third quarter and led 57-43 after the third quarter...
Sikeston's Williams, Goodwin both earn all-state honors (12/17/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The post-season awards keep rolling in for the Sikeston Bulldogs soccer team. Senior Hunter Williams and junior Brandon Goodwin made the Missouri All-State Class 2 list. Williams, who scored 26 goals and had 21 assists during his senior campaign, made the first team while Goodwin, who led the team with 27 goals, was given a second team nod...