Scott City school upgrades hinge on voters
SCOTT CITY -- Voters in the Scott City School District will decide Nov. 4 whether $1.75 million should be issued to update school buildings and make...
Your local weather forecast
Today will be sunny, with a high near 70 then becoming clear tonight with a low around 43. Sunny on Wednesday with a high near 65 while Wednesday...
Stolen property, drug paraphernalia discovered in search of Benton residence
BENTON - A search for stolen property also uncovered drug paraphernalia at the home of a Benton area couple. Kenneth D. Blankenship, 50, and Bobbie...
Weekend youth football
Football players of all ages were out in force on Saturday.
Sikeston takes down Mules 2-1 after penalty kicks
POPLAR BLUFF -- The Sikeston Bulldogs played spoiler Monday night. On Poplar Bluff's Senior Night and in front of a large crowd at Whiteley Park, the...
Sikeston's season comes to a close against Poplar Bluff in districts
email@example.com SIKESTON -- Despite a strong rally late in the second set, the Sikeston Lady Bulldogs saw their season come to a close...
Have Breakfast with the City Manager Saturday
firstname.lastname@example.org SIKESTON -- If you haven't got around to it over the past year, Saturday will be a great time to meet Sikeston's "new"...
Charleston DPS investigate shooting
CHARLESTON - A Charleston man is recovering after being shot. At approximately 10 a.m. Sunday, Charleston Department of Public Safety officers...
Benton couple face drug charges
BENTON - A Benton couple is in custody after deputies found drug paraphernalia during a search of their home. Russell Eugene Turner, 50, and Connie...
Woman arrested for possession of drugs following domestic dispute
BENTON -- A domestic dispute involving an infant led to the arrest of the child's mother on drug charges. Michelle Marshall, 18, of Sikeston is...
Area schools to receive book chronicling life in Southeast Missouri
SIKESTON -- "Canalou: People, Culture, Bootheel Town," a collection of stories about the author's experiences growing up and living in the Missouri Bootheel, has recently been published by the Center for Regional History at Southeast Missouri State University and will soon be delivered to area schools...
County hospital system equipped to handle an Ebola case
BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. -- Local hospital personnel are trained and equipped to deal with an Ebola patient, should the need arise. Chief operations officer for the hospital system, Chris Raymer, told the system's board of governor's Monday that while the threat is relatively low, that if the disease spreads this far, medical personnel have been prepared...
Renewable energy catching on in Stoddard County
DEXTER -- Carolyn Johnson, a native of Dexter first saw solar panels being installed and used to generate power in the 1970s. She vowed then that she would one day do the same thing. Now, she does. Living on the outskirts of Dexter, Johnson has a series of solar panels mounted on the roof of her garage; and, while those panels do provide electricity to established lines, they also provide cheap energy to those who use those lines...
Your local weather forecast
Today will be sunny, with a high near 70 then becoming clear tonight with a low around 43. Sunny on Wednesday with a high near 65 while Wednesday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 40. Thursday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 65 then becoming mostly cloudy Thursday night with a low around 45. ...
DPS, FBI search for bank robbery suspect
SIKESTON - The FBI and Sikeston Department of Public Safety are investigating a robbery at a Sikeston Bank. At 11:52 a.m. Monday, Sikeston DPS received a call of a bank robbery at Alliance Bank, 820 N. Main. According to Capt. James McMillen, DPS public information officer, the suspect entered the bank around 10 minutes before noon and demanded cash...