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Stories from Monday, December 19, 2011

Christmas recital (12/19/11)
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Grant funding helps equip Scott County Central science labs (12/19/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Scott County Central High School's science department is receiving funding to upgrade its equipment and materials. The rural Sikeston high school received a $15,893 grant from Matthews Monsanto site to increase enthusiasm in students for science...
Zoning dispute (12/19/11)
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Vacant home catches fire early today (12/19/11)
MINER -- A fire in a vacant house in Miner was extinguished Monday morning. The Miner Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call at 5 a.m. today at a home on Dale Street. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Gold rush (12/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Sikeston wrestler Kenton Robinson won the 138-pound division during the 38th Annual Tiger Classic wrestling meet on Saturday at the Cape Central Junior High School. Although it hasn't been confirmed, Robinson is considered one of the few Sikeston wrestlers to walk away from one of the most prestigious wrestling tournaments in the state of Missouri as a champion...
SHS breezes through first round of Lady Royals Classic (12/19/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- The Sikeston Lady Bulldogs rolled in their first game of the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Classic on Saturday dispatching of the Portageville Lady Bullodgs, 67-34. Four players reached double figures for Sikeston led by Tyangela Gibson's 14 points. Quesha Howard and Keyonna Blissett each scored 13 points each while Leah Little added 11...
Scottie Hopper (12/19/11)
PUXICO -- Scottie Lee Hopper, 46, died Dec. 17, 2011, near Puxico. Born March 12, 1965, in Kennett, son of Ed and Sharron Wilkison and the late Bobby Lee Hopper, he had lived in Texas and Florida before moving to Puxico five years ago. His wife, Linda Besaw, preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 1984. On Nov. 17, 2006, in Piggott, Ark., he married Marjorie Sue Arnold who survives of the home...
Gladys Simmons (12/19/11)
MATTHEWS -- Gladys P. Simmons, 89, died at 8 p.m. Dec. 18, 2011, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.
Tommy Miller Sr. (12/19/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Tommy R. Miller Sr., 73, died Dec. 18, 2011, at his home in Portageville Arrangements are incomplete at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Darlene Scott (12/19/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Darlene Hopper Scott, 50, died Dec. 18, 2011, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.