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Stories from Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Retailers prepare for Black Friday shoppers (11/22/11)
SIKESTON -- Retailers in Sikeston assure there will be plenty of specials for Black Friday shoppers -- and in some cases, Thursday shoppers, this year. Wednesday's Standard Democrat contains pre-Thanksgiving and Black Friday advertisements by many local retailers offering specials on clothing, toys and big-ticket items...
I-55 work begins Monday (11/22/11)
SIKESTON -- North and Southbound I-55 in Scott County will be reduced to one lane while contractor crews install guardrail and repair the shoulders. The section of roadway is located between Route HH and Route U (at the Route H overpass). Weather permitting, work will be performed Monday through Dec. 2 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily...
Fine free week (11/22/11)
SIKESTON - It's a holiday tradition. Every year the Sikeston Public Library rings in the season with its Fine Free Weeks. This year's event begins Nov. 27 and will continue through Dec. 10. For every overdue library item returned to the Sikeston Public Library in usable condition, patrons can bring in a new toy or nonperishable food item and the fine will be forgiven. ...
Lawmakers reacting to failure of Super Committee (11/22/11)
JEFFERSON CITY -- Missouri lawmakers were quick to join the chorus condemning the so-call "Super Committee" on Monday, after the group failed to reach an agreement on deficit reduction -- it's soul purpose for existing. "I did not vote for the creation of the Super Committee, because I believed that the Budget Control Act (which created the committee) did not address the fundamental problem of reckless deficit spending," said St. ...
Rumble on the River (11/22/11)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- With a slew of quality teams featured from right here in Missouri, the 2011 Riverbend Classic will look to pit some of the Show-Me State's best against high-caliber teams from across the region. Those scheduled to appear from the home-state are the host school, New Madrid County Central, Charleston, Scott County Central and Kennett...
Bill York (11/22/11)
SIKESTON -- William H. "Bill" York III, age 85, died Nov. 19, 2011, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. He was born Dec. 20, 1925, in Sikeston, son of the late William H. York Jr. and Edna (Porter) York Jr. In April of 1948, he married Eugenia Nell Potashnick, and she preceded him in death...
Troy Johnson (11/22/11)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Troy Wayne Johnson, 49, died Nov. 21, 2011. Born Feb. 11, 1965, in Brownsville, Tenn., to John Johnson of Jonesboro and Frances Lawson of Malden, Mo., he was of the Baptist belief. On Oct. 3, 2010, in Three Way, Tenn., he married Theresa Rice who survives of the home...
Margaret Breedlove (11/22/11)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Margaret E. Walker Breedlove, 85, died Nov. 20, 2011, at the Parkway Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Sikeston, Mo., to the late Benjamin and Esther Krueger Walker, she was a retired dental assistant and antique dealer and was a longtime member of Beechland Baptist Church...
Altha Ogles (11/22/11)
DEXTER -- Altha Louise Ogles, 89, died Nov. 21, 2011, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. Born Feb. 2, 1922, in Parma, to the late Grigg and Nora Norwood Woodruff, she was a member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter and had been an employee of the Elder Manufacturing Company in Dexter for 19 years...
Garry Love (11/22/11)
SIKESTON - Pallbearers at services scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Blanchard Funeral Chapel for Ronald "Garry" Love, 75, who died Nov. 20, 2011, will be: Bob Landers, Roger Sherman, Bob Stinnett, Horace Eastman, Marvin Arsta and Don Rodgers. Visitation is scheduled from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home...
Larry Layne (11/22/11)
CANALOU -- Larry J. Layne, 68, died Nov. 18, 2011. Born Oct. 2, 1943, in Charleston, he married Patricia Pfifer who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Patricia Layne. Survivors include: four sons and daughters-in-law, Timothy and Betty Lou Layne, James Edward and Alice Jean Layne and Larry D. ...
Kristi Weller (11/22/11)
LILBOURN -- Kristi Marie Weller, 26, died Nov. 17, 2011, at her home in Lilbourn. She was born April, 29, 1985, in Florida to Sharon Marion Beasley of Lilbourn and the late Ricky Weller. In addition to her mother, other survivors include: her stepfather, Fred Beasley of Lilbourn; one daughter, Brandy Martin of Lilbourn; two brothers, Steven Weller and Shawn Weller; and her grandparents, Steven and Shawn Weller...
Walter Anielak (11/22/11)
BENTON -- Walter S. Anielak, 95, died Nov. 21, 2011, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton.