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Stories from Saturday, December 15, 2012

Call of the wild (12/15/12)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Duck calls from Benton are now being heard across the nation. John Koepp of Benton was recognized by the National Wild Turkey Federation's Grand National Call Making contest with several awards in the last couple of years. But this year his calls were deemed Best of Show making Koepp the 2012 Grand National Champion and Call Maker of the Year...
Sikeston will make software conversion (12/15/12)
SIKESTON - A change in computer software at the city of Sikeston will require some old-fashioned bookkeeping as part of the transition. On Tuesday, the city's software will begin a conversion process that will last approximately 24 hours. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, log on to our electronic edition...
Songs of Christmas (12/15/12)
Students at Matthews Elementary School in Matthews entertained family and friends Friday at their Christmas program.
Top Dogs (12/15/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- In the past few years, one aspect that made the Sikeston Bulldogs a difficult team to beat was that you never knew who was going to beat you. On Friday night it was Reese Porter's time to shine in the Bulldogs' 59-39 victory over SEMO Conference and district foe Notre Dame at the Sikeston Field House...
Bulldogs hold their own in Tiger Classic (12/15/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Competing among 16 teams from five different states, the Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling squad more than held their own on Friday during the first day of the Tiger Classic. "All in all, I'm very happy with the way we've done so far," Sikeston head coach Chris Lowe said as the first day of the tournament came to a close. "It's our first tournament and the level of competition had picked up a lot. I think the boys have stepped up and performed well...
NMCC handles Doniphan, Risco takes third in Clarkton Holiday tourney (12/15/12)
sports@standard-democrat.com DONIPHAN -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles defeated Doniphan 61-40 Friday. Sophomore Willie Jimerson had another strong outing scoring a game-high 28 points to lead the Eagles. NMCC led 19-13 after the first quarter and eventually held a 34-20 lead at halftime. The Eagles never trailed again...