Body, vehicle recovered from St. Francis River near border of Stoddard and Butler countiesFISK — Missouri State Highway Patrol dive team members removed a body from a passenger car found submerged in the St. Francis River, just south of the U.S. 60 bridge, Tuesday morning. Authorities are...
Memphis man pleads guilty to firearm charge after arrest in Mississippi CountyCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — A Tennessee man pled guilty to a firearm charge after being arrested in Mississippi County. According to a release from the United States Attorney's Office, Demarcus M. Fleming,...
Morley man injured in motorcycle accidentMORLEY, Mo. — A Morley man was injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday morning. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Donald J. Ray, 68, was driving eastbound on Route C, one mile east of Morley,...
Man suspected of shooting deputy, trooper surrendersVAN BUREN — About seven hours after allegedly shooting and wounding two members of law enforcement as they attempted to serve him with an eviction notice, a Van Buren man “gave up peacefully without...
- Benton Neighbor Days to hold photography competition
- YMCA kids visit Miner Nursing Center
- Sikeston DPS Director relieved of duties (8/16/19)
- Two wounded in officer-involved shooting In Carter County (8/16/19)
- Water main break closes Moore Avenue (8/16/19)
- Portageville School District conducts active shooter training simulations (8/16/19)
- Southeast among Princeton Review’s 2020 ‘Best in the Midwest’ (8/16/19)
- Mississippi River Commission to hold public meeting Monday (8/16/19)
- Dexter woman has spent her life rescuing horses – and everything else (8/16/19)
- Awesome day campers (8/16/19)
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- FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: Kelly softball gets younger, but expectations are still the sameCoach: Melanie Heuring Seasons with team: 21st; 4th as head coach, 17 as an assistant coach to Rhonda Ratledge. Last season’s record: 15-9 Postseason results: Defeated St. Puis X (Festus) 15-0, and West County 4-0 in the Class 2 District 2 Tournament; lost to East Carter 5-4 in the Class 2 Sectionals...
School is back in session; drivers need to use caution (8/17/19)Driving to work the other day I was traveling through a school zone. With the speed limit at 20 miles per hour, I was probably not completely abiding by the speed limit. But what shocked me was the...
Too many recycle bins (8/16/19)To the editor, I live on Irene St. in East Prairie, Mo. I have a neighbor that is a junk man/recycler. For those that don’t know what this consists of, let me tell you… There are one dozen recycle...
Classmate info needed (8/14/19)Dear Editor: The Sikeston High School class of 1969 is planning its 50-year class reunion on Sept. 27-28. Event organizers are looking for the following classmates: Mary Applewhite, Dorothy Bonds,...
Rodeo has positive impact on community (8/3/19)It’s that time of year again when Sikeston will take on a look of the old west with people adorning cowboy hats and cowboy boots. The influx of cowboy hats can only mean one thing — the rodeo is in...
Thanks owed to MoDOT for resurfacing projects (7/27/19)Driving along Main Street the other day, I couldn’t help but notice how nice the street is now. While being forced to stop at a light every 100 yards remains, gone are the potholes, large cracks and...
Linda WatsonCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Linda Brown Peagues Turk Watson, 61, died Aug. 18, 2019, at Saint Francis Heart Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Born Oct. 10, 1957, in Oxford, Miss., daughter of the late Mildred...
Betty CrosierSIKESTON — Betty Crosier, age 84, passed away Aug. 20, 2019, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born May 10, 1935, in East Prairie, to the late Raymond and Augusta (Knight) Lewis....
Tommy GrahamSIKESTON — Tommy Dewain Graham, 58, died Aug. 19, 2019, at his home in Sikeston. Born Jan. 20, 1961, in Camp Lejeune, N.C., to Velma Harris Graham of Sikeston and the late Raymond Lee Graham, he was...
Dudley Patterson (8/20/19)SIKESTON — Dudley Levell Patterson, 69, died Aug. 19, 2019, at Sikeston Convalescent Center in Sikeston. Born June 26, 1950, in Lilbourn, he was the son of the late Leonard and Mildred Carroll Patterson. Survivors include one sister, Janet Johnson of Sikeston...
Loretta Stephenson (8/20/19)BERNIE, Mo. — Loretta Stephenson, 93, died Aug. 19, 2019, at Oak Tree Villa in Jefferson City. Born March 28, 1926, in Conran, daughter of the late William Franklin and Etta Barnett Henley, she had worked for International Shoe Factory before retiring...
Thomas Hafford Jr. (8/20/19)MOREHOUSE, Mo. — Thomas Eugene Hafford Jr., 50, died Aug. 19, 2019, at his home in Morehouse. Born Feb. 15, 1969, in San Diego, he was the son of Thomas Hafford Sr. and Beverly Rose Humphrey. On Feb. 5, 2005, in Scott City, he married Wilma Douglas, who survives of the home...
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