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Stories from Monday, December 17, 2012

Wreaths Across America (12/17/12)
Wreaths are seen on graves of veterans at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield. Wreaths were placed on the graves as part of a Wreaths Across America Ceremony on Saturday.
Celebrating Christmas past (12/17/12)
Stoddard County man killed in house fire Sunday (12/17/12)
BERNIE -- A Stoddard County man was killed in a house fire early Sunday morning. According to reports, Joshua Sandusky, 22, died in a house fire on Stoddard County Road 659 in a fire that began around 6 a.m. Sunday. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
Ribbon cutting ceremony set for I-55 Outer Road Project (12/17/12)
SCOTT CITY - The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate completion of the outer road along Interstate 55 in Scott City at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The ceremony will be on the north side of the project, near William Nobbe and Co. Inc., located at 1400 East Outer Road in Scott City...
Nichols wins division at Tiger Classic (12/17/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Improving on last year's showing by three places, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrapped up the Tiger Classic wrestling tournament on Saturday with a fourth place team finish at Cape Central Junior High School. The Bulldogs' 195.5 points easily edged out fifth place Rockwood Summit, who finished with 180, and were a marked on improve on last year's seventh place finish when they scored 148 points...
Seedings hold true in first round of Lady Royals Classic (12/17/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BROSELEY -- The seeds held true during the first round of the Twin Rivers Lady Royals Classic Tournament as all top seeds advanced to the second round Saturday at Twin Rivers High School. The No. 1 seed, Dexter Lady Bearcats, rolled through Malden 99-15. Dexter (8-1) wasted no time asserting their dominance outscoring the Lady Wave 39-4 in the first quarter...
Braves prevail in OT over defending champions (12/17/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BRANSON -- The Scott County Central Braves ended their participation in the Ozark Mountain Shootout on a positive note Saturday defeating the defending Class 2 state champions. In an overtime thriller, the Braves knocked off Billings 111-96...
Hatchett helps Wonder Boys spoil winning streak (12/17/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com WICHITA FALLS, Texas -- Former Scott County Central standout Bobby Hatchett led Arkansas Tech past Midwestern State in a double overtime game 75-73 Saturday in Wichita Falls, Texas. Hatchett totaled a career-high 22 points as the Wonder Boys spoiled Midwestern's 19-game home winning streak in the process. The Mustangs are the three-time defending NCAA Division II South Central Regional champions...
Herbert Lacey (12/17/12)
DEXTER -- Herbert Dale Lacey, 80, formerly of Imperial, died Dec. 15, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Feb. 9, 1932, in Sikeston, to the late Reuben D. and Louise Crowell Lacey, he was a member of The Church Of Christ, a former crane operator for Stupp Brothers Bridge and Iron Company in St. Louis, a member of King Solomon Masonic Lodge No. 95, a Shriner and a member of The Order of Eastern Star...
Mary Eftink (12/17/12)
MARBLE HILL -- Mary Louise Eftink, 60, died Dec. 13, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 16, 1952, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Amos W. and Mary Blanche Alvey Holifield, she graduated from Charleston High School and was a clerical worker with Missouri Division of Family Services. A member of St. John Catholic Church at Leopold and the St. Ann Sodality, she was a Girl Scout leader for eight years and volunteered for the Senior Center in Marble Hill for several years...
Billy Warren (12/17/12)
BERTRAND -- Billy J. Warren, 72, died Dec. 15, 2012 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Shirley Bard (12/17/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Shirley Wayne Bard, 81, died at 1:10 p.m. Dec. 15, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born Feb. 20, 1931, near East Prairie, to the late Alex Marion and Myrtle Lee Abbott Bard, he lived all of his life in East Prairie where he was a retired truck driver having driven for the Henderson Trucking Company. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving as a paratrooper...
Clyde Fodge (12/17/12)
SIKESTON -- Clyde Fodge, 85, died Dec. 16, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.