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Many Morehouse residents voice disapproval with board's decision

Thursday, June 9, 2011

A group of Morehouse Elementary staff members listen to Sikeston R-6 School Board President Scott Crumpecker speak during the school board's special meeting Wednesday.
(Photo by Leonna Heuring, Staff)

SIKESTON -- Tears shed as Morehouse parents, teachers and students embraced each other following the Sikeston R-6 Board of Education's decision Wednesday to close their town's elementary school.

"Our kids are losing their homes, their toys, their clothes, and now their school," said a tearful Jason Rudisill, whose children attend Morehouse Elementary.

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