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Stories from Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Feast of information (11/20/12)
There will be a feast of information for holiday shoppers in tomorrow's Standard Democrat. With the kickoff of holiday shopping, more than 30 local and national companies will have inserts in our newspaper, which will weigh 2 pounds and 10 ounces.
Three-car crash (11/20/12)
Black Friday prep (11/20/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON --Retailers in the Sikeston area assure Black Friday shoppers there will be plenty of specials -- many of which begin Thanksgiving evening. Wednesday's Standard Democrat -- weighing 2 pounds and 10 ounces -- will feature pre-Thanksgiving and Black Friday advertisements by over 30 local and national companies offering specials on clothing, toys and big-ticket items...
Patrol, MoDOT urging motorists to play it safe on roads this holiday (11/20/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Patrol and MoDOT are hoping safe arrivals are something everyone can be thankful for. The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri Department of Transportation are again urging motorists to plan ahead and play it safe...
Letters of gratitude (11/20/12)
Bravettes return core, start with new coach (11/20/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- With a core group that's been together for the last two seasons, first-year head coach Matt Limbaugh is excited to get the season underway. Led by four sophomores last season -- Derien Ditto, Johniqua Fort, Mikaela Blissett and Abby Ross, who are now juniors -- the Scott County Central Bravettes are hoping another year of experience will help jump-start their program...
Lady Bulldogs search for replacements and consistency for 2012-13 season (11/20/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Finding a consistent attack was the biggest hurdle the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs faced last season. At times, their hounding pressure defense worked to perfection causing turnovers and allowing them to score layups on the other end. At other times, turnovers were scarce as they struggled to find offense because of it...
NMCC has the pieces to put it all together (11/20/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- This may be the year New Madrid County Central puts it all together. Coming off of a Class 3, District 1 championship, the Lady Eagles return nearly every piece of their title run including two of the more dynamic players in the region...
Lady Bluejays hope to fill Cooper void (11/20/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- For the past three seasons the Charleston Lady Bluejays have had a winning combination in the tandem of Kasuela Cooper and E'Neikqua Ewing. This season they'll be forced to find an answer for one-half of that equation as Cooper's graduation leaves Ewing as the focal point of the Lady Bluejays offense...
Catfish McClure (11/20/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Billie J. "Catfish" McClure, 80, died Nov. 18, 2012, at his home. Born Dec. 6, 1931, in Clinton, Ark., son of the late Luther and Thelma Shipley McClure, he was a former employee with the St. Louis shipyards and had also worked as a farmer...
Bobbie Duncan (11/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Bobbie Joyce Duncan, 78, died Nov. 19, 2012, at her home in Sikeston. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Kenneth Walters (11/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Kenneth James Walters, 66, died at 9 a.m. Nov. 19, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.
Mary Ferrenburg (11/20/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Mary "Cookie" Ferrenburg, 68, died Nov. 19, 2012. Arrangements are incomplete at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Sharon Bryant (11/20/12)
SIKESTON -- Sharon A. Bryant, 52, died Nov. 19, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with Ponder Funeral Home.