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Stories from Monday, December 24, 2012

No paper Tuesday (12/24/12)
SIKESTON -- The Standard Democrat will not publish a paper Tuesday in observance of Christmas, and the offices will be closed. Regular publication will resume Wednesday with offices opening at 7:30 a.m. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday...
Local man jailed following assault (12/24/12)
BENTON -- A Sikeston man is in jail following a string of violent events over the weekend. Richard Wayne Johnson, 30, is charged with assault in the first degree, kidnapping, tampering with a witness and property damage, according to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter...
Forecasters say White Christmas possible (12/24/12)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Mother Nature may have a Christmas present for Southeast Missouri residents. The National Weather Service at Paducah has issued a winter storm watch for Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning. "A winter storm watch means there is a potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that would greatly impact travel," the Weather Service advised...
Teens injured in accident on Saturday (12/24/12)
BLODGETT - Four Benton teens were injured, one seriously, in a single-car accident Saturday morning when their SUV crossed the center of a rural Scott County road and ran into a tree. All four of the young men were transported by ambulance to a Cape Girardeau hospital after the collision that took place shortly after 11 a.m. three miles north of Blodgett on County Road 405, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol's preliminary crash report...
Essex residents hurt when car strikes train (12/24/12)
DUDLEY - Three Essex residents sustained serious injuries Saturday morning when the vehicle in which they were traveling failed to stop at a marked railroad crossing southwest of Dudley on County Road 691 and was struck by an oncoming eastbound train...
Merry Christmas (12/24/12)
Cooper Reynolds is ready to rock in Christmas after discovering one of his presents under the tree. The one-year-old is the son of Michelle and Jimmy Reynolds of Sikeston.
Oscar Pullum (12/24/12)
ESSEX -- Oscar Leo Pullum, 79, died Dec. 21, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 19, 1933, in Parma, to the late Herbert Milton and Serena Jane McCoy Pullum, he lived most of his life in Essex where he worked as a farmer. On Sept. 25, 1952, in Bernie, he married Myrul Jean Pullum who preceded him in death Dec. 6, 2011...
William Baker (12/24/12)
CHAFFEE -- William Franklin Baker, 88, died Dec. 23, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born March 28, 1924, in Himmel, to the late John William and Gladys Dora Lingle Baker, he retired as a machine operator at Florsheim Shoe Factory in Chaffee and was a member of the Victory Life Pentecostal Center in Oran...
Mel Anielak (12/24/12)
BENTON -- Mel Anielak, 68, died Dec. 23, 2012, at Barnes-Jewish Extended Care in Clayton. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.
Harvey Reynolds (12/24/12)
SIKESTON -- Harvey Dean Reynolds, 71, passed away at 9:19 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. A member of the Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston and a veteran of the U.S. Army and the Army National Guard, he was an avid hunter...