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Stories from Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Sikeston shooting under investigation (11/01/11)
SIKESTON - The investigation continues into a Monday night shooting in Sikeston. This morning, law enforcement officials with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety had identified and were seeking a suspect in an incident that left one injured. The victim wasidentified as Marcus McCaster, and his injuries were non- life threatening, according to DPS...
Back in the field (11/01/11)
The Missouri Department of Agriculture reported Friday the soybean harvest was 70 percent complete and with this weekend's dry weather farmers were able to return to their fields. Statewide the harvest is ahead of schedule. David Martin of Martin Farms of Bernie was cutting beans last week in New Madrid County. Martin said the crop in this field was looking good...
Fire leads to 3-car accident on I-55 (11/01/11)
MINER -- A house fire in Scott County led to a three-car accident on Monday night north of Miner. Three area fire departments including Scott County Rural Fire Department and Miner Police Department responded shortly after 8 p.m. to a fire on Sandywood Road near the Sikeston Drag Strip, according to Scott County Sheriff's Department personnel. No injuries were reported either...
Bootheel woman writes book on finding her faith (11/01/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Zadora Covington chose to write about what she and far too many other children know -- life without a father. However, Covington also writes about finding her faith and making God the father in her life. The Portageville resident described her second book, "A Fatherless Generation," an opportunity to let others know they are not alone and what they can find with faith...
'Twilight' event is scheduled for Nov. 12 at Sikeston Public Library (11/01/11)
SIKESTON -- A "Twilight" event where werewolves and vampires can get along is being planned for later this month in Sikeston. In anticipation of the theatrical release of the film later this month, Sikeston Public Library's Young Adult Services is hosting a "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" movie party from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 12 at the library...
SHS advances to district championship with 8-0 win (11/01/11)
PERRYVILLE -- Scoring early and often on Monday, the Sikeston Bulldogs stamped their ticket to the Class 2, District 1 championship game with a 8-0 rout over the Fredericktown Blackcats. "We moved the ball around and we possessed," Sikeston head coach Doyle Noe said. "It took us a little while to finish, but we got on the board and once we got that first goal, then the other ones started to come around too...
Nolan Walker (11/01/11)
DEXTER -- Nolan Ray Walker, 70, formerly of Bloomfield, died Oct. 31, 2011, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Wanda Williams (11/01/11)
DEXTER -- Wanda Lee Williams, 84, died Oct. 30, 2011, at the Golden Living Center in Dexter. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Elvis Weaver (11/01/11)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Elvis Connie Weaver, 62, died Oct. 29, 2011, at his home in Portageville. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Donald Parks (11/01/11)
POTOSI -- Donald Glenn Parks, 76, died Oct. 26, 2011, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Clyde Westmoreland (11/01/11)
PUXICO -- Clyde E. Westmoreland, 74, died Oct. 29, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
James Wilson (11/01/11)
LILBOURN -- James D. Wilson, 55, died Nov. 1, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Mildred Walker (11/01/11)
JACKSON -- Mildred V. Walker, 81, formerly of Lilbourn, died Oct. 30, 2011, at her home in Jackson. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Linda Miller (11/01/11)
SIKESTON -- Linda Mae Miller, 73, of Sikeston, died Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...