Four local farmers honored for association with Matthews family
SIKESTON -- Four local farmers were honored Thursday for their accumulative 220-year association with the Robert S. Matthews family. "The folks being honored here today have shown an incredible patience with their landlords," Scott Matthews told the group gathered for the 17th annual Robert S. Matthews farm meeting Thursday in Sikeston...
Sikeston woman charged for assaulting corrections officer
CHARLESTON - A Sikeston inmate in the Mississippi County Detention Center has added to her legal troubles by assaulting a corrections officers. According to Mississippi County Sheriff Keith Moore, the incident took place Wednesday afternoon, following the arrest of Dianna Pummill, 24, on a Sikeston municipal warrant. Corrections staff were reportedly mid-way through the booking process when Pummill became defiant and refused to comply with the various intake procedures...
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHY US SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA COULD BACKFIRE Stiffer U.S. and EU penalties over Ukraine could sting Russia's already slow-growing economy. And Russia could retaliate...
Dogwood School rubble still there
email@example.com CHARLESTON -- The deadline to clean up the rubble from the burned-down Dogwood School has come and gone. At a hearing held during the Jan. 30 Mississippi County Commission meeting, commissioners found the property, which is owned by former county resident Avery Hutcheson Jr., to be in violation of the county's nuisance ordinance...
Aggressive pit bull is shot and killed by DPS officer
SIKESTON -- A pit bull was shot and killed after it attacked and killed a dog then became aggressive toward a police officer. Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers were called to a residence in the 1300 block of Shelby Avenue on Monday afternoon, after a resident observed a pit bull and a boxer attacking a Shitzu/poodle mix...
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