National Safe Boating Week is underwayPOPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Missouri State Highway Patrol is reminding the public National Safe Boating Week is underway. Col. Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, said the...
Sikeston man wanted in connection with shootingSIKESTON — Police are searching for a Sikeston man wanted in connection with the May 12 shooting of another man at a convenience store. At 9:10 p.m. May 12, Sikeston Department of Public Safety...
Historic site has new managerVicki Jackson promoted to direct Hunter-Dawson, Towosahgy
Southeast alumnus discovers one of world’s largest zinc/lead/silver depositsMorehouse native has worked in more than 40 countries around the world
- Spring planting (5/18/18)
- Thursday afternoon fire (5/17/18)
- Pulley named new Dexter police chief (5/17/18)
- Parties look to settle wrongful death lawsuit over death of Mississippi County inmate (5/17/18)
- Police investigating theft of guns from New Madrid store (5/17/18)
- Downtown Sikeston business damaged in early morning fire (5/16/18)
- TCA Kindergarten Graduation (5/16/18)
- Sikeston Junior High teacher facing sexual-related charges issues statement through attorney (5/15/18)
- Sikeston man freed from prison after charges dismissed (5/15/18)
- Greitens no longer facing sex-related charge (5/15/18)
- UPDATE: Scott County deputy arrested for sexual misconduct
- Sikeston Junior High teacher facing sexual-related charges issues statement through attorney
- Sikeston man freed from prison after charges dismissed
- Sikeston man dies in area’s first boating fatality of the year
- New Madrid man guilty of felonies
Latest State & Nation News
- Richland's Walker medals during Class 1-2 state track meet2JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Richland’s Hunter Walker is bringing home another medal following the first day of the Missouri state track and field championships for Class 1 and Class 2 Friday at Jefferson City High School in Jefferson City, Mo. Walker medaled in the triple jump with a leap of 6-feet, 1-inch. It’s Walker’s second all-state finish in as many years after taking third in the long jump last season...
- COMMUNITY BRIEF: Swartz wins point series golf event
- St. Vincent track and field senior Trevor Lukefahr caps career with state championship (5/20/18)
- Summer baseball, new eras under way as Capahas beat Riverdogs in first meeting in two years (5/20/18)1
- MISSOURIAN SECTIONAL TRACK & FIELD ROUNDUP: Notre Dame girls win first-ever sectional title (5/20/18)
- Notre Dame boys volleyball has season come to end in Class 3 quarterfinals (5/20/18)
Common sense 101 course needed for all (5/19/18)Let me propose a new course of education for tomorrow’s leaders. The course would be labeled Common Sense 101. And it should be required of all students. Here’s what triggered my imagination. A...
It’s time for compromise, unity and cooperation (5/16/18)It’s far from a tidal wave, but Democrats are reluctantly arriving at the conclusion that Trump bashing is not working. Perhaps Democrats are poll testing their anti-Trump messaging and recognizing...
Time passes, but mothers will always be mothers (5/12/18)Mother’s Day this year is bittersweet. For a number of years, I have used this special day to pay tribute and give recognition to the role of motherhood and the significant importance these women...
Growing approval rate questioned by pollsters (5/9/18)I’ve never been a big fan of polling, specifically political polling. Today, polling has become big business. Experts offer all sorts of mathematical logic and reasoning to justify their polling...
These are the worst of times for Greitens (5/5/18)I’ve tried to give Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens the benefit of the doubt on the two legal issues he is facing. And I still profess that he is innocent until proven guilty. On that, I believe we can...
Your view: Lawless murder investigation (4/28/18)The recent articles in the Southeast Missourian regarding the Angela Mischelle Lawless homicide contain facts that are both inaccurate and detrimental to the investigation of this case. The...
Jimmie Pharris (5/18/18)SIKESTON — Jimmie Cotner Pharris, 85, passed away on May 17, 2018. Born Sept. 4, 1932, in Cape Girardeau, son of the late Sharon E. and Frances Cotner Pharris, he was a member of the First Christian...
Geraldine Owens (5/17/18)EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. — Geraldine Owens, 76, died May 16, 2018, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 9, 1941, in Wolf Island Community in Mississippi County, daughter of the late Bill...
Brittany Faire (5/16/18)CHARLESTON, Mo. — Brittany Rachelle Hart Faire, 33, died May 15, 2018, at her home in Charleston. Born Nov. 8, 1984, at Sikeston, daughter of Larry and Sherri Smithson Hart of Charleston, she had...
Necie Marshall (5/16/18)NEW MADRID, Mo. — Necie M. Marshall, 60, died May 16, 2018, at her home. Born June 21, 1957, to the late William and Joan Duffy Cooper, she was married to the late Bob Marshall and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Madrid...
John Hatchett (5/15/18)SIKESTON — John T. Hatchett, 58, died May 12, 2018, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Dec. 30, 1959, in Tunica, Miss., son of the late Acie Dixon and Jewell Hatchett Dixon. he worked for Rex Lambert for many years doing farm work. He also trained dogs and horses and was of the Baptist belief...
James Bain (5/15/18)SIKESTON — James Allan Bain, 61, passed away on May 13, 2018, at his home in Sikeston. He was born July 30, 1956, in Sikeston, son of Mary Alice McMackin Bain and the late Louie Mack Bain. He was a 1974 graduate of Richland High School; he was a member of the Sikeston Church of Christ; he was a past member of the Sikeston Jaycees and a current member of the Big Prairie Jaycees in Matthews. ...