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Stories from Friday, November 30, 2012

Legislators at MDMC (11/30/12)
Large fire damages several downtown Dexter businesses (11/30/12)
DEXTER -- Firefighters spent the night fighting a large blaze in downtown Dexter. At just after midnight, firefighters responded to a fire at N. Walnut and W. Stoddard Streets where a large blaze was discovered. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
Complaints to be answered (11/30/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Two Mississippi County residents are scheduled to appear before the County Commission for county nuisance ordinance violations. Ken Stevenson, county code enforcement officer, updated commissioners on property complaints during the regular County Commission meeting Thursday...
MoDOT to hold chili day to help raise money for Christmas Angels (11/30/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- For over 25 years, Missouri Department of Transportation employees have helped grant Christmas wishes to Southeast Missouri families through the Christmas Angels program. But this year, the annual program almost didn't happen...
Getting a grip (11/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team swept a dual meet against Dexter and Notre Dame Thursday night at the Sikeston Field House. Sikeston defeated Notre Dame 66-6 and Dexter 51-23. Sikeston had 11 pinfalls and won three by decision...
Rams reach finals, Lady Hawks edge Chaffee (11/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com MARBLE HILL -- Led by Jesse Sanders' 24 points, the Scott City Rams advanced to the championship game of the Woodland Tournament Thursday following a 52-43 win over Oak Ridge. The Blue Jays trailed by just four points after three quarters, but the Rams kept them at bay to hold on for the win. Scott City led 20-7 after the first quarter...
Braves back in OIT championship game (11/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- In what has become an annual occurrence, the Scott Central Braves will once again play for the Oran Invitational championship tonight after a 91-67 win over Malden on Thursday in the tournament semifinals. "We knew Malden was extremely athletic," Scott Central head coach Frank Staple said. "They have some really good players and they're well coached...
Oran's title hopes dashed by Hornets (11/30/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com ORAN -- Looking for a trip to the Oran Invitational championship, things didn't go as planned for the second-seeded Oran Eagles in their semifnal matchup against Advance, the tournament's third seed. Just three days after scoring 106 points against Richland in the quarterfinals, the Eagles struggled with cold shooting all night against the Hornets before falling 71-56...
Linda Nausley (11/30/12)
BONNE TERRE -- Linda F. Nausley, 70, formerly of East Prairie, died Nov. 20, 2012, in the Mineral Area Regional Medical Center in Farmington. Born Sept. 26, 1942, in East Prairie, to the late Amos and Nona P. Brown Davenport Sr., she lived most of her life in Bonne Terre where she owned The Pub Bar and Grill...
Lillie Smotherman (11/30/12)
CHARLESTON -- Lillie B. Smotherman, 95, died Nov. 29, 2012, at the Charleston Manor. Born Nov. 13, 1917, at Tiptonville, Tenn., to the late Benjamin and Velma Lou Adams, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she had been employed for a number of years with the Brown Shoe Company and was a member of the Southside Baptist Church...
Terri Hollingshead (11/30/12)
NEW MADRID -- Terri S. Johnson Hollingshead, 28, died Nov. 28, 2012, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Nov. 13, 1984, in Hayti, to Cheryl Eads Johnson of Hayward and the late Tommy Dale Johnson, she was a graduate of North Pemiscot High School and worked at the Eagles and Tasters in New Madrid...
Lola McCollough (11/30/12)
DEXTER -- Lola Mae McCollough, 81, died Nov. 29, 2012, at Missouri Healthcare in Dexter. Born Dec. 29, 1930, near Bloomfield, to the late Charlie and Emma Osa Weaver Corlew, she had lived in the Essex and Dexter areas all her life and was a member of the Rivers of Life Church near Dexter...
Violetta McKnight (11/30/12)
MOREHOUSE -- Pallbearers for services held today at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel for Violetta Mae McKnight, 77, who died on Nov. 27, 2012 were: Garland Hemphill, Buck Hemphill, Zeke Villar, Jamie Thomas, Thomas Floyd and Bobbie Lutes. Honorary pallbearers were Floyd Adams and Loyd Adams...
Gary Burton (11/30/12)
MARION, Ark. -- Gary Raymond Burton, 64, formerly of Mississippi County, Mo., died Nov. 30, 2012, at the Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.
Tom Glenn (11/30/12)
CHARLESTON -- Tom Glenn, 77, died Nov. 30, 2012, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Arrangements are incomplete with McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston.