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Stories from Thursday, December 13, 2012

Signs of the season (12/13/12)
Annual wreath-laying ceremony planned for Veterans cemeteries (12/13/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Wreaths Across America, a national wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember the nation's veterans, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield. "This ceremony honors veterans, active duty military, and their families by not forgetting, by remembering what they did and what they stood for," said Larry D. Kay, executive director of the Missouri Veterans Commission...
Mississippi River level forecast unchanging (12/13/12)
ST. LOUIS -- Water levels on the drought-plagued Mississippi River are expected to keep dropping during the next several weeks, according to a forecast Wednesday that comes amid worries that barge traffic soon could be squeezed along a key stretch of the vital shipping corridor...
Filing is under way for school board slots (12/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Those who are interested in helping shape the future may want to consider serving on their local school board as filing opened Tuesday. According to the Missouri School Boards Association, there are relatively few qualifications necessary to run for a position on a local school board of education in most school districts in the state...
Senior dominance (12/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Sikeston's Jacob Stinnett has liked what he's seen so far. Stinnett is one of five seniors who lead the Bulldogs wrestling team which has enjoyed great success so far in their young season. "I didn't really now what to expect from this team," Stinnett said thinking back before the season started. ...
Lady Eagles take care of Hayti 61-24 (12/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Lady Eagles didn't get much a fight Wednesday when visiting Hayti came to town looking to deny them their fifth-straight win to start the season. Led by Karen McGloson's 18-point effort, the Lady Eagles took a 19-point lead by the end of the first quarter and continued to roll en rout to a 61-24 win...
Sikeston ninth grade blasts by Jackson, Jr. High splits with Tigers (12/13/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston ninth grade basketball team rolled past Jackson Wednesday night 61-29. Earnest Fobbs led the Bulldogs with 16 points as Sikeston cruised out to a 10-5 lead after the first quarter and then extended their advantage to 26-16 at the half...
Michael Bryan (12/13/12)
SIKESTON -- Michael Dale Bryan, 46, died Dec. 11, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born April 15, 1966, in St. Louis, to the late Bobby Gene Ward Sr. and Alice Loraine Ward, he was a lifelong resident of Sikeston. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Richard Ward...
Doris Herriage (12/13/12)
WARRENSBURG -- Doris Jean Herriage, 79, formerly of East Prairie, died at 2:05 a.m. Dec. 5, 2012, in the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Born Sept. 23, 1933, in St. Louis, to the late Robert C. and Mabel L. Miller Thompson, she had lived in Warrensburg for the past three years...