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Stories from Friday, November 23, 2012

Shopping swarm (11/23/12)
The doors at the Sikeston J.C. Penney Store were unlocked at 6 a.m. with a crowd waiting outside to gather in the bargains. Samantha Harriel checks out the items bought by Sam Warfield and his son, Tre.
Two more arrested, three still sought after brawl (11/23/12)
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Department of Public Safety have arrested two more involved in the brawl that took place on Veterans Day and are still looking for three more individuals. Christopher J. Bryant, 18, and Eldridge A. Gibson, 18, were both arrested and charged with disorderly conduct while police are still searching for Antwan T. Davis, 19; Marquon A. Davis, 22; and Maurice L. Hunt, 17...
Miss. County officials take action after audit advice (11/23/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Mississippi County officials are doing things right, according to auditors. Now they just need to have it documented. During the regular weekly County Commission meeting held Wednesday instead Thursday due to the holiday, commissioners took action related the financial audit recommendations...
2012 all-region football team released (11/23/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A panel of southeast Missouri sportswriters recently announced the 2012 all-region high school football teams. The Sikeston Bulldogs, following a 9-2 season, ended up with 10 total selections on first and second team in Class 4/5...
Sikeston JV wins in first round of ND tourney (11/23/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity team started off the season on a winning note, defeating Farmington 69-42 in the first round of the Notre Dame JV Tournament on Tuesday. Sikeston jumped out to a 23-8 first quarter lead and extended it to 40-18 by halftime and 57-29 entering the fourth quarter...
Doris Ray (11/23/12)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Doris Faye Ray, 68, died at 7:05 p.m. Nov. 20, 2012, in the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Dec. 5, 1943, in Sikeston, to the late Charlie and Ollie Geneva Clemons Henderson, she lived all of her life in Mississippi County where she attended the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie...
Pete Townsend (11/23/12)
CONRAN -- Nuchel Eugene "Pete" Townsend, 87, died Nov. 21, 2012, at Jackson, Tenn. Born Aug. 11, 1925, in Sidon, Ark., to the late John and Rebecca Haney Townsend, he was a lifelong member of the First Church of God where he served as custodian. He was a veteran of World War II, serving as a maintenance engineer with the U.S. Army...
Andrea Garris (11/23/12)
SHREVEPORT, La. -- Andrea Fuwell Garris, 39, died Nov. 20, 2012, at the LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. Born Sept. 29, 1973, in Poplar Bluff, to Bernadette Mary Teresa Lucas Fuwell and the late Bufford Roy Fuwell, she graduated from Southern University Nursing School and was a registered nurse. She attended the Simple Church...
Mary Blevins (11/23/12)
BERNIE -- Mary Catherine Blevins, daughter of the late Ralph Beaird and Cassie Oneida Murphy Beaird, was born on Aug. 2, 1934, at rural Bernie, and departed this life in her residence near Bernie on Nov. 21, 2012, at the age of 78. Mrs. Blevins was a member of the Powe Church of Christ, a homemaker and a resident of rural Bernie. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, aunt and sister and will be deeply missed. God has you in his arms, and we will always have you in our hearts...
Jan Coomer (11/23/12)
CORDOVA, Tenn. -- Jan Ellen Watson Coomer, 57, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 3 p.m. Nov. 20, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett. Born Oct. 1, 1955, in Cairo, Ill., to the late Weldon Ward and Alfreda Ree Shortz Watson, she lived for the past 18 years in Cordova where she worked in the financial business for several years. She was of the Baptist belief...
Nina Adams (11/23/12)
BELL CITY -- Nina Faye Adams, 91, died Nov. 21, 2012, at Woodland Hills Nursing Center in Marble Hill. Born July 1, 1921, in Limestone, Ark., daughter of the late James Henry and Emma Myrtle Ogden Bohannon, she was a member of Church of Christ. On March 19, 1939, she married William Leonard Adams who preceded her in death June 24, 2008...
Pamela Walpole (11/23/12)
DEXTER -- Pamela Kay Walpole, 62, died Nov. 20, 2012, at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Born Sept. 18, 1950, in Poplar Bluff, daughter of Ivogene Coln Walpole of Dexter and the late Archie Sanders Walpole, she was a member of the Sweet Prospect General Baptist Church in Dexter and had been a lab technician for Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter for 34 years...
Danny Bridger (11/23/12)
SIKESTON - Danny Bridger died Nov. 22, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Sidney McNair (11/23/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- Sidney Burl McNair, 82, formerly of Senath and Charleston, died Nov. 22, 2012, at his home in Bloomfield. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Forrest Jackson (11/23/12)
JACKSON -- Forrest H. Jackson, 79, died Nov. 21, 2012, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. Born April 13, 1933, in Bell City, to the late Tom and Myrtle Jackson, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Theodore Jackson, and a sister, Jewel Elsperman...
Mary Hays (11/23/12)
DEXTER -- Mary Alice Riggins Hays, 67, died Nov. 20, 2012, at her home. Born March 6, 1945, in Dudley, to the late Travis "Jack" and Rose Issac Riggins, she was a homemaker and had lived in Dexter for many years. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by four brothers, Edward Riggins, Curley Riggins, Howard Riggins and Herman Riggins, and two sisters, Lorene Abernathy and Betty Barker...
L.D. Stidham (11/23/12)
BERTRAND -- L.D. Stidham, 61, died Nov. 22, 2012, at his home in Bertrand. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Randy Coffer (11/23/12)
CHARLESTON -- Randy A. Coffer, 49, died Nov. 22, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.