One dead following house fire in Sikeston
(Local News ~ 07/14/21)
SIKESTON — One person is dead following a house fire Wednesday in Sikeston. At round 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, officers with Sikeston Department of Public Safety’s Fire Division were dispatched to a structure fire on Francis Street in the Heckemeyer Acres, according to Capt. Derick Wheetley, fire division commander for DPS...
Chief James McMillen: Changing the direction of our policing, part 3
(Column ~ 07/14/21)
“What is the Chief doing? Is he going to be weak on crime?” This is the kind of thing I have heard both in the department and out in the community a few times over the last year. Hearing these types of comments was the main reason that I began writing this series. After all, my experience as a public information officer taught me to relay information to people so they understand what we are doing, and public support is vitally important in our profession...
(Opinion ~ 07/14/21)
Has anyone else noticed the condition of the flags flying at the Armory here in Sikeston. That is ridiculous. They should have been replaced a long time ago. I’m an ex-military myself.