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Stories from Saturday, January 19, 2013

Sikeston native will march with Honor Guard in inaugural parade (01/19/13)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Those who watch the nation's 57th Presidential Inauguration may want to keep an eye out for a Sikeston native. On Monday Airman 1st Class Stephanie Avery will represent her hometown and the U.S. Air Force as she takes part in the 2013 presidential inaugural parade in Washington, D.C...
Benton man charged with stalking woman (01/19/13)
BENTON -- A Benton man is in jail on stalking-related charges. Jason Delrosario, 36, is charged with aggravated stalking, two counts of violation of an ex parte order, peace disturbance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, according to a news release from Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter...
Powerful situation (01/19/13)
Linemen for the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities added a power line and upgraded existing lines near the First Assembly of God Church just east of the intersection of South Kingshighway and East Kathleen Friday.
NMC R-1 increases security at its schools (01/19/13)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County R-1 School District is implementing additional security measures with the hiring of two additional school resource officers. In a special meeting Thursday, board members approved the employment of Joey Higgerson and Marcus Sutton. They will join Anthony Young, who currently has served as the district's sole school resource officer...
Jury finds Miner man not guilty (01/19/13)
BENTON -- A two-day jury trial ended Wednesday with a Scott County jury finding a Miner man not guilty of sex charges involving a child. Michael Webb, 43, of Miner was found not guilty of two counts of felony statutory sodomy, according to his attorney James M. McClellan of Sikeston...
Local April elections set (01/19/13)
news@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Several Southeast Missouri communities are gearing up for election contests on April 2. Filing closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday in most area communities for those seeking to be included on the ballots in the upcoming general municipal election...
Scott County Commission adopts 2013 budget (01/19/13)
scottw@standard-democrat.com CHARLESTON -- Scott County has a healthy reserve thanks to good management, according to officials. The 2013 operating budget for Scott County was adopted by the Scott County Commission during their regular meeting Thursday...
Conference Champs: Oran Eagles supplant SCC for conference title (01/19/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- At one point early in the fourth quarter, Scott Central head coach Frank Staple threw up his hands wondering what it was going to take to slow down the Oran Eagles. Oran had his answer. Nothing. Oran, who had played second-fiddle to the Braves for too long, emphatically knocked off the six-time Scott-Mississippi Conference reigning champion 90-64 Friday at Scott County Central High School...
Bulldogs escape Kennett with 84-80 victory on the road (01/19/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com KENNETT -- For the past seven years, the Class 4, District 1 tournament has gone through Sikeston and Notre Dame as the two have met in the championship game every year since 2006. With a reclassification this year, Kennett may have officially announced its presence among area Class 4 district opponents...
NMCC throttles Dexter 52-28 (01/19/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID -- The New Madrid County Central Eagles jumped out to a quick start and never looked back during their 52-28 win over Dexter Friday at New Madrid County Central High School. The Eagles took a comfortable 17-7 lead after the first quarter which extended to 22 points (35-13) by halftime...