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Stories from Friday, December 14, 2012

Charleston man nabbed on drug-related charges (12/14/12)
CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man is in custody on drug-related charges. According to Missouri Case.net, Anthony D. Carter, 44, was arrested by the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
Countdown begins (12/14/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Those who haven't yet shipped their holiday packages still have time to do so; however, the countdown has begun for delivery by Christmas. "We're very busy, but we are staying on schedule," said Linda Renfroe, co-owner of The UPS Store in Sikeston. "Our estimated delivery dates are 99 percent accurate."...
Officials discuss major projects (12/14/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County needs some firm estimates on two major expenditures to help commissioners determine if spending a bit extra now will save money and hassle in the future. The first expenditure discussed during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday was the county's next bridge replacement...
Bid awarded for construction on new bridge in Scott County (12/14/12)
news@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- A Scott City construction company will build the next Scott County bridge. Waters Engineering of Sikeston reviewed all the bids and determined the apparent low bid from A.E. Simpson Construction in Scott City was the lowest of the offers submitted for the project...
Denied (12/14/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DEXTER -- They don't like to pay attention to rankings, but the Dexter Lady Bearcats may be pegged a little low. Currently slotted in the eighth spot within the MBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll, Dexter pushed over a previously undefeated New Madrid County Central team with ease 82-43 Thursday night at the Bearcat Event Center...
Lady Hawks let early lead slip away, Portageville wins 43-34 (12/14/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- If there's one thing that the Kelly Lady Hawks have struggled with early this season it's holding on to early leads. Thursday night was no different as the Lady Hawks saw a six-point halftime advantage against Portageville disappear as a big second half lifted the Lady Bulldogs to a 43-34 win...
Seventh grade Bulldogs finish undefeated (12/14/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston seventh grade boys basketball team finished their season with a perfect 12-0 record following a 52-35 win over Jackson Thursday. On top of finishing undefeated, this Bulldogs team had the most wins for any seventh grade team in it's short existence. It's also the third time in the last five years Sikeston has had a seventh grade program the Bulldogs posted a spotless record...
Lady Bluejays bust through in second half, Oran falls to South Pemiscot on the road (12/14/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The Charleston Lady Bluejays turned a one-point halftime lead into a 69-53 win against Delta Thursday night. Charleston outscored the Lady Bobcats 22-10 in the third quarter to take a 13-point advantage into the final frame...
You Reap What You S(n)ow (12/14/12)
John Alfred Hunter had two jobs he worked daily in New Madrid. He was the owner and operator of Hunter's Service Station at the corner of Main and Virginia Streets. You could usually find him working in one of the two large service bays fixing a flat or working under a pickup truck or car raised high in the air on the lift in the right side bay...
Jack Bishop (12/14/12)
CHAFFEE -- The Rev. Jack Bishop, 82, died Dec. 13, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born June 26, 1930, at Neely's Landing, to the late Archie Lee and Margaret Rose Bullard Bishop, he served in the ministry for 58 years pastoring several churches in Missouri, Arkansas and Indiana after serving in the U.S. ...
Tim Pinnell (12/14/12)
MINER -- Pallbearers for services held Wednesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Timothy Allen Pinnell, 42, who died on Dec. 9, 2012, were: Floyd Simmons, Ricky Tidwell, Chris Tollison, Tim Brashears, Kevin Ivy and Roy Shaw.
Stanley Moore (12/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Stanley Moore, 49, died Dec. 14, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.
Ronald Polley (12/14/12)
SIKESTON -- Ronald Polley, 67, died Dec. 13, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.