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Stories from Saturday, March 24, 2012

Search for new city manager gets under way at Charleston (03/24/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- With Charleston's city manager laid to rest, city officials are now taking on the task of finding a suitable replacement. City Manager Daniel Gruen died Monday at the age of 49. "This unexpected death of Dan Gruen has really hit us pretty hard here," said Mayor Jackie Whiteside...
Sky high (03/24/12)
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Recent warm weather puts Bootheel residents in mood for gardening (03/24/12)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- A warmer-than-usual March has some residents scratching their heads, wondering what month it is while others are using the warm spell to prepare their gardens. "I think people have been really surprised it's been so warm," said Mike Mueller of Mueller's Greenhouses in Bertrand. "Most people are looking at the calendar and saying: it's too early (to start gardening)."...
R-6 teacher charged (03/24/12)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston R-6 teacher faces charges of child enticement and sexual misconduct after sending inappropriate text messages to his teenage student. Andrew J. Delles, 28, of Jackson is charged through Division II of Scott County Circuit Court with three counts of enticement of a child (unclassified felony) and three counts of sexual misconduct involving a child (class D felony), according to Lt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for DPS...
Man jailed for molesting 11-year-old (03/24/12)
CHARLESTON - Bond is set at $200,000 for a Charleston man charged with molesting an 11-year-old girl. The Charleston Department of Public Safety reported Friday the arrest of Wendell Williams, 30. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
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Winning tradition (03/24/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Very few coaches have accomplished what Danny Farmer has. Especially working in both boys and girls basketball. Charleston's head coach has produced time and time again throughout a nearly 30-year career and he's done it within an area separated by just 23 miles...
BA All-Star Extravaganza teams are set (03/24/12)
DEXTER -- On Saturday, April 14, the Bearcat Event Center will once again host over 65 of Southeast Missouri's best basketball and volleyball players in the BA Sports All-Star Extravaganza. Kicking things off will be the Volleyball All-Star game, which consists of three sets, at 9 a.m. with a volleyball skills competition taking place right after...
Recycling: Family returns to cycle business (03/24/12)
SIKESTON - Cycling continues to grow in popularity in Southeast Missouri and cycle-enthusiast now have a new resource for bicycles, gear and more. SEMO Cycle opened in January at 1511 S. Main St. For those into cycling, it marks a return of some familiar faces to the past time -- Tony Sloan and Jill Freshour Sloan...
Thomas McClarty (03/24/12)
LILBOURN - Thomas Jefferson McClarty, 92, died March 24, 2012, at the Golden Age Living Center in New Madrid. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Lilbourn where funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday.