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Stories from Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Salcedo man jailed for burglary, assault (01/02/13)
BENTON - The new year didn't begin well for two Sikeston area men - one ended up in jail and another recovering after being shot with a pellet gun. Andrew A. Clark, 33, of Salcedo, is charged with first degree burglary and second degree assault. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
January Calendar Girl (01/02/13)
Megan Dacus, daughter of Lee and Theresa Dacus, is the Standard Democrat Calendar Girl for January. Dacus, winner of the 2012 Miss Sikeston contest, plans to attend Missouri State University in the fall.
Local state representatives excited for start of new session (01/02/13)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Whether it is their first term in office or their last, this area's representatives in the Missouri House are looking forward to the coming session. Republican Holly Rehder, elected to represent the 160th District, will assume her office as a freshman with the beginning of the legislature's term Jan. 9 -- the first Wednesday after January's first Monday...
Wildcats' comeback falls short in fifth place game (01/02/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BLOOMFIELD -- After coming from behind to win back-to-back games at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament, the Bloomfield Wildcats' heroics came to a halt Monday in the fifth-place game against Hayti. The Wildcats cut a double-digit deficit down to four heading into the final frame only to see a big fourth by the Indians secure a 59-44 win Monday during the final day of the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament...
Holcomb dethrones champion, wins first Bloomfield Christmas Tournament (01/02/13)
BLOOMFIELD - The unprecedented success continued for the Holcomb Hornets varsity boys basketball team at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament New Year's Eve. Not even the three-time defending Bloomfield Christmas Tournament champion Kennett Indians were able to block Holcomb's path to a title at the 16-team tournament...
Christmas tournaments - the good and the bad (01/02/13)
After a weekend of watching and reporting scores from the St. Dominic, seMissourian and Bloomfield Christmas tournament's, I would be lying if I said I was overly impressed with what I saw. Sikeston, although picked by almost anyone with a pulse to win their third straight St. Dominic tournament title, had a bit of a struggle bringing home a championship...
I'm clearing the way to start a new year (01/02/13)
Though not prone to rituals, I do have an annual routine to occupy the time between Christmas and New Year. I carefully empty my office desk and discard those countless items that were ignored or postponed over the past 12 months. But I don't discard willy nilly...
Max Michael Sr. (01/02/13)
CHARLESTON -- Max L. Michael Sr., 92, died Dec. 30, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Jan. 6, 1920, at Diehlstadt, son of the late John and Ada Cooper Michael, he was a graduate of Diehlstadt High School and had lived in Charleston most of his life. ...
Sandra Lawrence (01/02/13)
DEXTER - Sandra J. Lawrence, 77, died Dec. 30, 2012, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon. Born Oct. 21, 1935, in Poplar Bluff, to the late Arnold and Mary Turley Cowsert, she was a homemaker and a member of the United Methodist Church. On June 14, 1954, in the state of Mississippi, she married Yewell Gene Lawrence, who survives at the home...
Flora Blocker (01/02/13)
DEXTER - Flora Bell Blocker, 84, died Dec. 30, 2012, at the Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born July 24, 1928, in Marion, Ky., daughter of the late Ralph W. and Ella Gray Thomas Fralick, she was a custodian for the Bloomfield Schools for 15 years, retiring in 1990, and was a member of the Walker Mt. Zion General Baptist Church in Bloomfield...
Ethel Kuykendall (01/02/13)
CHARLESTON -- Ethel M. Cates Kuykendall, 83, died Dec. 31, 2012, at her home in Charleston. Born March 24, 1929, at Datto, Ark., to the late John Henry and Liza Mae Belcher Cates, she had lived most of her life in Charleston where she was a member of the Charleston Church of Christ...
Ann Whitfield (01/02/13)
CHAFFEE -- Ann L. Whitfield, 95, died Dec. 30, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Born Oct. 7, 1917, in Vanduser, to the late Henry Sylvester and Emma Louise Bollinger Whitfield, she was a graduate of Chaffee High School and worked as a bookkeeper at Chaffee Building and Loan Association and P.N. ...
Ruby Phillips (01/02/13)
CHAFFEE -- Services scheduled for 2 p.m. today for Ruby Phillips, 83, who died Dec. 30, 2012, are canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.
Joseph Raines (01/02/13)
SCOTT CITY -- Joseph F. Raines, 86, died Dec. 31, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.
Lester Glastetter (01/02/13)
ORAN -- Lester G. Glastetter, 93, died Jan. 1, 2013, at the Chaffee Nursing Center. Born Nov. 4, 1919, in Oran, son of the late Frank and Clara Amrhein Glastetter, he was a sergeant in the United States Air Force during World War II. He was a truck driver for Scott County Milling Co. ...
Johnnie Applewhite (01/02/13)
SIKESTON -- Johnnie B. Applewhite, 59, died Dec. 30, 2012, at his home. Born Oct. 11, 1953, in Sikeston, son of the late Albert and Hazel McCauley Applewhite, he was a 1971 graduate of Sikeston High School and of the Baptist belief. Survivors include: four brothers, the Rev. ...
Emma Maxwell (01/02/13)
NEW MADRID - Emma Riley Maxwell, 99, died Jan. 2, 2013, at her home in New Madrid. Richards Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, which are incomplete.
Andrea Warfield (01/02/13)
SIKESTON -- Andrea O. Warfield, 36, died Dec. 30, 2012, at her home. Born April 9, 1976, in Sikeston, daughter of L. A. Marshall and Marietta Warfield of Sikeston, she was a graduate of Sikeston High School and a member of Christ Sanctuary Church of God in Christ in Bell City...
Randol Couch (01/02/13)
SIKESTON - Randol Couch, 58, died Jan. 1, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.