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Stories from Saturday, January 12, 2013

Salute to veterans (01/12/13)
Members of the Sikeston High School choir sing the Star Spangled Banner as part of the Veterans Ceremony before the Sikeston/Maplewood-Richmond Heights basketball game on Friday at the Sikeston Field House.
Scott County commissioners completing final check on the 2013 budget numbers (01/12/13)
scottw@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Scott County is able to live within its means but restoring some lost income would be a big help. A public hearing for the county's 2013 operating budget is scheduled for 9 a.m. Thursday, according to Dennis Ziegenhorn, county commissioner...
Multiple gun, drug charges are filed (01/12/13)
CHARLESTON -- An Anniston man will be in court Wednesday to face multiple illegal drug and weapon charges. Arraignment for Herman A. Duty, 48, is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. Wednesday before Mississippi County Judge T. Lynn Brown. Duty is charged with distribution of a controlled substance near a city park, 22 counts of unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a methamphetamine precursor with intent to manufacture, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, manufacture of a controlled substance and possession of narcotics.. ...
Driver's license gets new look (01/12/13)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Missouri driver's licenses are getting a new look, and it could be as early as February when Southeast Missouri drivers notice the change. Last month the Missouri Department of Revenue began introducing the latest improvements to driver's licenses and nondriver identification cards...
Bedeviled (01/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The Sikeston Bulldogs have protected its home court as well as any team in the state of Missouri recently. But for just the third time in six years, the Bulldogs tasted defeat at the Field House, falling to a powerful Maplewood-Richmond Heights team, 70-66 in front of a loud, energized crowd on Friday night...
Bluejays suffocate Scott Central for 84-67 win (01/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Facing a ferocious Charleston defense, the Scott County Central Braves had a hard time breathing, much less scoring points. Suffocating the Braves on their home court, the Bluejays came away with an 84-67 win Friday night between the reigning Class 1 and Class 3 champions...
Red Devils roll to 76-45 win over Kelly (01/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com CHAFFEE -- With four scorers posting double-digit totals, the Chaffee Red Devils had little trouble putting visiting Kelly in the rearview mirror on Friday. Led by a game-high 20 points from Peyton Montgomery, Chaffee pulled away to a 16-point halftime before rolling to a 76-45 win...
Portageville drops South Pemiscot, Tigers pound Campbell (01/12/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com PORTAGEVILLE - The Portageville Bulldogs outscored the South Pemiscot Bulldogs by 11 points in the first quarter and never trailed after on its way to a 65-49 Bootheel Conference regular-season victory Friday night. Portageville shot 49 percent from the field. Portageville hit 3 of 9 3-pointers and 20 of 38 2-pointers...