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Stories from Sunday, January 8, 2012

Annual art show displays work by local high school students (01/08/12)
SIKESTON -- When it comes to judging work entered in the the Annual Regional High School Arts Show, only one set of eyes is needed. "That's because beauty is in the eye of the beholder," said Sikeston Depot Museum Director Mike Marsh. Featuring 157 pieces of artwork representing 15 schools in Southeast Missouri, the show -- now in its 37th year -- opened Saturday at the Sikeston Depot Museum, 116 W. Malone Ave...
Donkey basketball game will star Sikeston students, teachers (01/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Preparations for a donkey basketball game featuring local all-star players are under way. Set for 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at the gymnasium in Morehouse, the variation on the traditional sport will pit Sikeston High School teachers against Junior High School teachers and Sikeston High School band students against choir students. Also slated to play are Missouri Delta Medical Center hospital administrators versus the doctors...
'Tucker Time' shows up in fourth quarter (01/08/12)
SIKESTON -- During the fourth quarter of any close game, the Charleston Bluejays put the basketball into the hands of Greg Tucker. It's being referred to as 'Tucker Time.' Tucker dominated during the last frame on Friday night sealing a 57-48 victory over the Sikeston Bulldogs...
Sikeston held to season-low 48 points by stout Charleston 'D' (01/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Very few teams have been able to slow down the Sikeston Bulldogs' offense this season, but the Charleston Bluejays did just that on Friday night in a SEMO Conference tilt at the Sikeston Field House. The Bulldogs entered the game averaging 75 points per contest, but the Bluejays hounded Sikeston's ball handlers and checked every shot in a 57-48 victory in front of a packed crowd between the two fierce rivals...
Eagles surge in third quarter to down Saxony Lutheran 76-54 (01/08/12)
ORAN -- Moving over the .500 mark on the season, the Oran Eagles rode a hot start to the third quarter by Alex Heuring on Friday to a 76-54 win over Saxony Lutheran. Scoring eight points in a 10-2 Oran run to open up the second half, Heuring led the Eagles in turning a six-point halftime lead into a 46-32 advantage just 2:20 into the quarter...
Risco tops Leopold to remain unbeaten (01/08/12)
RISCO -- The Risco Tigers put five players in double figures and improved to 9-0 with a 86-71 win over Leopold on Friday night. Playing their first game in three weeks, Risco jumped out to a 17-14 lead and led 38-30 at halftime eventually putting the game away in the second half...
Rule changes impact local electrical rates (01/08/12)
As we all know, there are consequences for our actions - both good and bad. Here's one example that might hit close to home. The Obama administration's Environmental Protection Agency is proposing new rules for coal-fired power plants like the one here in Sikeston. The consequences of these new regulations is that we may be paying much, much higher electric rates if the plan is approved by the courts come April...
Doris McDaniel (01/08/12)
SIKESTON -- Doris Ann McDaniel, 66, of Sikeston, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, at her home. Born April 26, 1945, in Poplar Bluff, to the late Dolivan Gene and Margaret Augusta Walker Roberts, she was employed for 13 years by Good Humor Breyer in Sikeston...
Dorothy Lewis (01/08/12)
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Dorothy Lewis, 75, passed died Jan. 5, 2012. She was a 20-year resident of Chattanooga having moved from East Prairie, Mo. She was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church and retired from Brown Shoe Company with over 20 years of service...