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Boy Scouts looking for new merit badge options

Thursday, February 2, 2012

scottw@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Local Boy Scouts are hoping to have some new choices for merit badges.

Realizing that hope will mean finding some new volunteers.

"Right now I'm trying to find counselors for different badges that the boys have requested like Waterskiing, Water Sports and other things the boys don't have a counselor for. Golf is another one," said Julie Ann Palmer, mother of two Boy Scouts and a Boy Scout volunteer.

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