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Stories from Friday, November 16, 2012

Chili Day on a chilly day (11/16/12)
$4.2 million Lotto ticket sold in Marston (11/16/12)
MARSTON -- The tiny town of Marston can lay claim to making the newest Lottery-made millionaire. A player who purchased a Lotto ticket at Pilot Travel Center, 917 E. Elm St. in Marston, is now the 215th millionaire produced in the game. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
Youth rally set (11/16/12)
Mississippi County officials hoping for best with bridge (11/16/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials will hope for the best rather than put additional money into bridge nearing the end of its practical life. During their regular weekly meeting Thursday, the County Commission met with the engineer for repairs to a bridge on County Road 325 to get more information about an additional finding...
Update of SEMO U. happenings is given at Chamber meeting (11/16/12)
news@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- From continued increases in enrollment to building projects, there is a lot happening at Southeast Missouri State University and all its regional centers. Kathy Mangels, vice president of finance and administration, gave an update on University happenings at the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Thursday. Mangels stated that she was speaking on behalf of Dr. Ken Dobbins, Southeast president, who was called to testify at state budget hearings...
New era: Sikeston wrestling team under new management (11/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Coming off one of the best two year runs in school history, the Sikeston wrestling program has a new man at the helm as they get ready for the upcoming season. Sikeston graduate and former Bulldogs' wrestler Chris Lowe takes the reigns starting this year after a three-year run by former coach Seth Harrell, whose kids made a total of 14 appearances at state...
Sikeston junior high splits against Kennett (11/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- Unable to stop a second half resurgence from the Kennett Indians on Thursday, the Sikeston eighth grade team fell 48-42. After pulling out a four-point lead in the first quarter Sikeston was able to maintain a 24-22 lead going into the break. With Kennett outscoring them 11-6 in the third quarter, however, the Bulldogs surrendered the lead and were out-paced 15-12 in the fourth the seal the loss...
Lady Bulldogs end season with third place (11/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com JACKSON -- The Sikeston eighth grade girls basketball team ended their season with a third place finish at the Jackson tournament in Jackson. They defeated Cape Central 41-24 and finished the year with a record of 11-4. "This season was full of peaks and valley's," head coach Keyth Blissett said. "I preached all year of playing consistent basketball and if we did that, we would find ourselves successful."...
YMCA set for little league basketball (11/16/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The YMCA of Southeast Missouri have a plethora of activities for any age. Their biggest, by far, every year is little league basketball. For children grades 1-6, they get to enjoy playing a game that is deep rooted within the region and taught teamwork, character and fundamentals...
Helen Harris (11/16/12)
ORAN -- Helen C. Wright Harris, 99, of Oran passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at the Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee. Born Oct. 13, 1913, in Oran, to the late Mack and Ethel Henley Wright, Helen was a housewife, babysat for many years and took care of several children that she loved dearly. She graduated from Oran High School in 1931...
Bobby Denning (11/16/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Bobby Glen Denning, 65, formerly of Sikeston, died Nov. 15, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 7, 1947, in Charleston, to the late Francis Warren and Ethel Stokes Denning. He had lived in Southeast Missouri most of his life, was a member of Murray Lane Baptist Church in Sikeston and had worked as a sales clerk with Walmart until his retirement in 2008. ...
Michael Nolan (11/16/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Michael Patrick Nolan, 52, died Nov. 14, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 30, 1960, in Kansas City, Mo., to John M. and Jacquelynne S. Brown Nolan of Kansas City, he was a manager at Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores in Matthews. He graduated from North Kansas City High School and was a member of Red Star Baptist Church...
Brenda Bryant (11/16/12)
SIKESTON -- Brenda Bryant, 69, died Nov. 15, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.