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Stories from Monday, November 26, 2012

Ringing in the season (11/26/12)
Trooper arrests two for meth possession (11/26/12)
BENTON -- A man and woman are facing felony charges after their arrest early Saturday morning in Scott County. Bryan T. Dyson, 30, of Jackson, Mich., and Josephine V. Zapata, 36, of Olathe, Kan., were arrested at about 4:30 a.m. after a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper pulled over their vehicle...
Hull scores 28, Bluejays hold off North Little Rock (11/26/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Led by another strong performance from senior Michael Hull, the Charleston Bluejays picked up their second win of the Riverbend Classic on Saturday in a tightly contested game against North Little Rock, Ark...
Braves' strong start halted by Covington (11/26/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- They opened strong, but the Scott County Central Braves could not stave off a charge by Covington. Scott Central's second game of the Riverbend Classic Saturday at New Madrid County Central High School went in favor of the Chargers 73-64...
NMCC slips late 59-55 (11/26/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- Closing out the Riverbend Classic on Saturday, the New Madrid County Central Eagles saw their early fourth quarter lead slip away in a 59-55 loss to West Memphis, Ark. "We just have to learn how to finish games," NMCC head coach Travis Day said. "We played two and a half to three quarters pretty good and then we just started making silly mistakes...
Bulldogs take third in ND jayvee tournament (11/26/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston junior varsity basketball team took third place in the Notre Dame JV Tournament Friday defeating Jackson 69-33 at Notre Dame High School. The Bulldogs (2-1) were defeated by Poplar Bluff 53-46 during the semifinal round Wednesday putting them in the third place game...
Leon DuMay (11/26/12)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Leon Joseph "Bud" DuMay, 87, of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the home of his son, surrounded by his loving family in St. Peters. He was born Aug. 18, 1925, in Chaffee, to Leon H. and Alvina Baudendistal DuMay. He and Geneva Gilliland DuMay were married Jan. 15, 1949, in Sikeston. Geneva preceded him in death in September 2009...
Louise Newton (11/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Delphy Louise "Dude" Newton, 92, died at 3:30 a.m., Nov. 24, 2012, at her daughter's home. Born Jan. 21, 1920, in Clarksville, Ark., to the late Huse and Viola Baccus Sindle, she was a member of Cross Roads of Hope Community Church for many years...
Freddie Hicks (11/26/12)
BELL CITY -- Freddie Ralph Hicks, 77, formerly of Morley, died at 11:31 a.m. Nov. 24, 2012, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.
Helen Oliver (11/26/12)
SIKESTON - Helen Oliver, formerly of Sikeston, died Nov. 25, 2012, in St. Louis. Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete.
Rhoda Tidwell (11/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Rhoda B. Tidwell, 73, died Nov. 24, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Oct. 7, 1939, in Himmel, to the late Elzie and Fannie Fitzgerald Hasty, she had worked at Scott County Central School for 25 years. On Jan. 21, 1961, she married Wilson Tidwell who survives of the home...
Tony Sullenger (11/26/12)
LILBOURN -- Tony Michael Sullenger, 72, died Nov. 23, 2012, at The Med Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born April 17, 1940, to the late Herman and Helen Looney Sullenger, Tony was a member of American Legion Post No. 595 and was commander of the Honor Guard for many years...
Johnny McWhirter (11/26/12)
NEW MADRID -- Johnny Ray McWhirter, 55, died Nov. 22, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 12, 1957, in Chicago, to the late Billy Ray and Zula Inez Davidson McWhirter, he retired as chief dispatcher for the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department and had been a member of the Eagles Aerie No. 4206 in New Madrid...
Joan Burrow (11/26/12)
SIKESTON -- Joan Burrow, 91, died Nov. 24, 2012, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center. Born July 25, 1921, in Sikeston, to the late Arthur and Eunice Looney Burrow, she was a homemaker and worked for Derris Drug Store for 13 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston, W.M.U., American Legion Women's Auxiliary and the Veteran of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary of Sikeston...
Billy Posey (11/26/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Billy Robert Posey, 73, died Nov. 23, 2012, at BMHC of Portageville. Born April 3, 1939, in Holland, Mo., to the late James Alfred and Velma Sanders Posey, he was a 1958 graduate of Portageville High School and was employed with John Deere for many years...