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Stories from Thursday, November 29, 2012

Fine-Free Week (11/29/12)
SIKESTON - A good deed by Sikeston Public Library patrons might not move them from Santa's naughty list to his nice list, but it will certainly put them back in good graces with the Library's staff. During the Sikeston Public Library's Fine-Free Weeks, patrons will have the opportunity to return those overdue books, and to help out those in need at the same time...
Two Sikeston band students take part in Macy's parade (11/29/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Most of their peers were probably snuggled in their beds in the wee hours of Thanksgiving Day as two Sikeston High School band students prepared to march in the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Seniors Grace Neeley and Alexis Arthur were among the approximate 250 high school students from across the nation that made up the Great American Marching Band...
Next level (11/29/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- It's only fitting that Tyler Anderson and Drew Harper share this moment like they have countless others. Although the papers have already been signed and delivered, the Sikeston baseball standouts made their decision on where they will each play baseball public Tuesday at the Sikeston Field House...
Sikeston's junior high roll to wins (11/29/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston ninth grade basketball team defeated the visiting Notre Dame Bulldogs 64-30 on Wednesday in Sikeston. Cedric McIntyre led Sikeston's efforts with 12 points and Dominique Dyes added 11. Deterio Newman chipped in 10 while Earnest Fobbs and Jaylen Mallory each scored eight...
Dorothy Caskey (11/29/12)
COLUMBIA -- Dorothy Mahan Caskey, 91, of Columbia passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Lenoir Healthcare Center. Born Jan. 8, 1921, to James and Catherine Mahan in McKinney, Texas, she married Wendell H. Caskey March 7, 1944, in Pensacola, Fla. They were married for 65 years before his death in 2009...
Vallie Walls (11/29/12)
BERNIE -- Vallie Walls, 91, died Nov. 27, 2012, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 19, 1921, in Malden, to the late Edward and Nettie Mae Riley Walls, he grew up in the Parma area. He moved to Pontiac, Mich., where he lived until 1978 when he moved back to Bernie after retiring from Pontiac Motors where he had worked in maintenance repairing machines. ...
Wanda Martin (11/29/12)
DEXTER -- Wanda Martin, 70, died Nov. 28, 2012, at her home. Born Sept. 12, 1942, in Dexter, to the late Arthur and Verna Gibbs Wilson, she was a member of Sadlers Chapel United Methodist Church in Dexter and worked as a beautician, bookkeeper and phlebotomist...
Violetta McKnight (11/29/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Violetta Mae Adams McKnight, age 77, of Morehouse, passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at 4:50 p.m. at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Born July 22, 1935, in Whitewater, to the late Walter Adams and Vivian Faulkerson Adams Wimberley, she was a homemaker and member of the First General Baptist Church of Morehouse. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Carl Edward McKnight of the home, whom she married on Oct. 11, 1951...
Randy Coffer (11/29/12)
CHARLESTON -- Randy A. Coffer, 45, died Nov. 22, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Shining Light Baptist Church in Charleston. The Rev Dean Wallace, pastor of Shining Light, will officiate...
Terri Hollingshead (11/29/12)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Terri Hollingshead, 28, died Nov. 28, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete with DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville.
Lillie Smotherman (11/29/12)
CHARLESTON -- Lillie Smotherman, 95, died Nov. 29, 2012, at the Charleston Manor. Arrangements are incomplete at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.