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Stories from Thursday, January 24, 2013

New administration (01/24/13)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- He knows the history of Sikeston and about the arts, and she has experience working at a national historic landmark. Together, new Sikeston Depot Museum administrative director Shari Bartyzel and program director Lynn Lancaster are leading the museum through one of its biggest changes in recent years -- the departure of longtime director Mike Marsh, who is moving with his wife, Pat, to Springfield...
New Madrid Co. officials prepare for worst while expect best with budget (01/24/13)
news@standard-democrat.com NEW MADRID - With the 2013 budget in place, the New Madrid County Commissioners are prepared for the worst but are expecting the best. New Madrid County's total 2013 budget shows expected revenue of $9,771,167.35 while expenditures are forecast at $10,647,158.75 for the coming year...
First schoolwide reunion planned for Kelly High School grads (01/24/13)
leonnah@standard-democrat.com BENTON -- Former Kelly High School students will have the opportunity to take a step back in time as a first-ever schoolwide reunion is planned. Set for 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. May 4 at the Thomas W. Kelly High School gymnasium, the non-alcohol event is for anyone who attended the high school, located off Highway 77 in Scott County, between 1958 and 2012...
Intense win (01/24/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- The ferocity of the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs finally showed through Wednesday. They were fierce on all fronts -- offense, defense -- and did it for a full four quarters which led to a 57-42 win over visiting Perryville at the Sikeston Field House...
SHS grapplers win North County dual, NMCC routs Caruthersville (01/24/13)
sports@standard-democrat.com BONNE TERRE -- The Sikeston Bulldogs wrestling team defeated all three of their competitors Tuesday night during the North County dual against Hillsboro, Festus and North County. Sikeston defeated Hillsboro 54-24, Festus 67-11 and North County 52-30...
Gale Wessling Sr. (01/24/13)
SIKESTON -- Gale Gregory Wessling Sr., 77, died Jan. 22, 2013, at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 17, 1935, in St. Louis, to the late Henry J. and Lillie Craft Wessling, he was an entrepreneur and local businessman and had served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Sikeston Elks Lodge 2319, Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319, Knights of Columbus and the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church of Sikeston...
Edward Boyt (01/24/13)
DEXTER -- Edward Albert Boyt, 80, died Jan. 22, 2013, at his home. Born Oct. 14, 1932, in Dexter, to the late J.H. and Marie Linnemann Boyt, he was a graduate of Dexter High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He taught art and shop classes in Bloomfield and Dexter. ...
Barbara Jones (01/24/13)
SIKESTON -- Pallbearers for services conducted Wednesday at the Ponder Funeral Home for Barbara Jones, 56, who died Jan. 22, 2013, were: Shannon Dow, Allen Schaefer, Roger Turner and Tracy Wyatt.
Ronnie Allstun (01/24/13)
EAST PRAIRIE -- Ronnie Allstun, 71, died Jan. 23, 2013, at his home. Arrangements are incomplete with Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie.