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Stories from Friday, December 28, 2012

Watch out! More winter weather is on its way (12/28/12)
PADUCAH, Ky. - Don't put away those snow boots just yet. A winter weather event is in store for later today and tonight, the National Weather Service at Paducah is reporting. According to forecasters, a low pressure center will move through the Deep South and through eastern Kentucky today and tonight. Northwest of the low track, 1 to 3 inches of snow is possible across most of the region...
A little off the top (12/28/12)
Michael James and Andrew Prater with Shade Tree Service Co. of Fenton worked on trees in the Legion Park off of Malone Avenue Thursday. The trees were being trimmed as part of Ameren's effort to prevent power outages.
McCaskill calls for closing gap (12/28/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- The levee is fixed. Now it's time to finish building it by closing the gap. Mississippi County residents and officials were recently relieved by news that the three breaches in the frontline levee are restored to their authorized height. The breaches were made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to activate the New Madrid Floodway in May 2011...
Snow fun (12/28/12)
Those who work on holidays make best of it (12/28/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Working through the holidays likely isn't anyone's preferred shift, but for those who must, they say it's best to make the best of it. Workers in healthcare, law enforcement and retail are among individuals who work holiday shifts like their everyday ones...
Chaffee teen hurt in crash on Thursday (12/28/12)
CHAFFEE -- A 14-year-old Chaffee boy was listed in serious condition at a Cape Girardeau hospital Thursday after the car he was riding in ran off the road and into a ditch, police said. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
According to plan (12/28/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- Led by 23 points from Dion Foster, the seventh-seeded Portageville Bulldogs held off a second half charge by 10th-seeded Doniphan for a 65-55 win in the opening round of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament...
Bulldogs down Timberland, advance to third straight title game (12/28/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com O'FALLON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs will be trying for a three-peat in the St. Dominic Christmas Tournament after defeating Timberland, 77-50, on Thursday night at St. Dominic High School. The top-seeded Bulldogs, champions the previous two years in the tournament, drained a season-high 14 3-pointers in Thursday's semifinal win over the fifth-seeded Wolves...
Charleston sets tone with big win over Delta (12/28/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- In a day filled with lopsided affairs and downright ugly blowouts, the Charleston Bluejays set the tone with a 107-24 win against Delta during the first round of the seMissourian Christmas Tournament at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau...
Kim King (12/28/12)
JACKSON -- Kimberly "Kim" King, 53, formerly of Delta, died Dec. 27, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday...