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Stories from Thursday, December 22, 2011

Four arrested on robbery, burglary charges (12/22/11)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Four persons are in custody in connection with a robbery and several burglaries following a week-long investigation by law enforcement officers. Steven Doss Culp, 23, of Steele is charged with first degree robbery, armed criminal action and first degree burglary. Aaron Lamont Welch, 22, and Alan Keith Jean, 29, of Caruthersville as well as Johnny Marie Johnson, 19, of Senath are each charged with first degree robbery and first degree...
Light work (12/22/11)
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Attentive parenting key to safe holidays (12/22/11)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- As children unwrap new toys this Christmas, their parents are also reminded to pay extra attention to any accidents waiting to happen. About 181,500 children younger than 15 years of age were treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments due to toy-related injuries in 2010, according to a report released last month by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...
Church hosts food drive for U.S. military in Afghanistan (12/22/11)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston church is hosting a food drive Friday in an effort to help military personnel stationed in Afghanistan. Canned food, packaged meals like Ramon noodles and other packaged sacks will be accepted. "We're hoping for a large turnout. We understand that this is short notice, but this community is known for helping and responding quickly," said Mindy Cantrell with Community Baptist Church and one of the organizers of the food drive...
Finals set at Twin Rivers (12/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- For the sixth time in eight years, the Dexter Lady Bearcats will be in the championship game of the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Christmas Classic Tournament. After battling with the fourth-seeded Neelyville Lady Tigers, Dexter eventually pulled away with a 78-47 victory...
Sikeston bows out of Classic after 48-43 loss to Lady Royals (12/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- Their run through the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Christmas Classic Tournament was nothing short of a disappointment. Ranked as the third best team, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs bowed out on Wednesday with a 48-43 loss to the host Lady Royals, the tournament's 10th seed...
Lady Bluejays lose heartbreaker, 66-65 (12/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays ended their tournament run with a heartbreaking 66-65 loss to 11th seeded Clearwater Lady Tigers on Wednesday during the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Christmas Classic at Twin Rivers High School...
Offense disappears in second half for NMCC (12/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- During the second half, the offense for the New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles simply stopped. The second-seeded Kennett Lady Indians took advantage and cruised to a 53-34 win on Wednesday to advance to the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Christmas Classic Tournament against Dexter at 7:30 p.m...
Margaretta Latamondeer (12/22/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Margaretta Ann Latamondeer, 58, died Dec. 19, 2011, at her home. Born March 14, 1953, in Caruthersville, to the late Manford Ray and Louise Wilson Razor, she lived in East Prairie most of her life. She was a retired restaurant cook and of the Baptist belief...
Helene Hindman (12/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Helene Marie Hindman, 66, was born Jan. 21, 1945, at St. Louis, the daughter of Frederic Keubler and Dorothy Schlewing Keubler and passed away Dec. 20, 2011, at her home. Helene had retired from the Sikeston Public School Food Service. She was a member of the Concordia Lutheran Church of Sikeston...
John Hill (12/22/11)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- John Hill, 83, died at 7:15 p.m. Dec. 21, 2011, at the Select Specialty Hospital of Nashville. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Claudeen Russell (12/22/11)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Claudeen Russell, 64, died Dec. 21, 2011, at the Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem, Ill. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.