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14-year-old Missouri boy dies after hit by a car

DUNKLIN COUNTY - One person died in an accident just before 8:30p.m. Friday in Dunklin County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2010 Chevy Camaro driven by Jason D. Wommack, 29, Gobler, was eastbound on MO. 164 just west of Arbyrd. The vehicle was passing another vehicle and hit a pedest

STJOSEPHPOST.COM - 2018-03-17 12:15:57

Greene County man arrested in internet stalking case

A Greene County man reportedly told a 13-year-old girl online that he was afraid that authorities would catch him attempting to have sex with the girl. Instead, the man was talking to authorities with the First Judicial District Drug Task Force, officials said Saturday. Kevin Sullivan of Paragould

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-17 14:08:13

One dead in vehicle/pedestrian accident

A 14-year-old was killed Friday night in a vehicle/pedestrian accident in Dunklin County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Officials said in an online report that the incident happened about 8:20 p.m. Friday on Missouri 164, about a half-mile west of Arbyrd. A 2010 Chevrolet Camaro,

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-17 18:41:41

Over 20 guns and a variety of drugs rounded up in Marked Tree

Eight people were arrested, over 20 guns and a variety of drugs were confiscated during two separate search warrant servings. According to Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder, deputies served two search warrants in the 700-block of Lindsey Street, and in the 100-block of Dustin King Road Friday mor

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-16 17:20:06

Amnesty for minor offenses in Craighead County to be granted again despite lawsuit

The Craighead County District Court is again offering amnesty for minor offenses, which comes amid a lawsuit filed by a company who has managed the county's probation program for over 20 years. Arkansas Public Media reported that the Justice Network filed a lawsuit against the county and district J

KASU.ORG - 2018-03-16 15:00:34

Arkansas man charged with trying to have sex with 13-year-old

PARAGOULD, Ark. - A Arkansas man is locked up after investigators say he tried having sex with a 13-year-old girl. Kevin Sullivan AKA "Big K", 44, drove from Jonesboro to Wynne to have sex with what he believed was a13-year-old female. After talking to the female on social media for several days, S

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-17 22:44:55

2 TBI agents indicted after Ridgely resident alleges illegal search

In the summer of 2015, Ridgely residents Fred Austin Wortman Jr. and his wife, Marilyn, claim their home was subject to an illegal search by two agents of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, Mark Reynolds and Jeff Jackson. Now, nearly three years later, the couple continues to seek justice, as W

STATE GAZETTE - 2018-03-18 05:00:00

Dyersburg man accused of shooting man with crossbow

DYERSBURG, Tenn. - Police arrested a man Friday who is accused of shooting another man with a crossbow. Michael Orman, 37, is facing charges of aggravated assault and tampering with evidence. Dyersburg police responded around 9:30 a.m. Friday to a call about a person being shot in the area of Wheele

WBBJTV.COM - 2018-03-16 23:19:14

Man shot with crossbow, DPD arrests suspect

Special to the State Gazette On Friday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m., Dyersburg Police responded to a call of a person being shot in the area of Wheeler Street and Pillow Avenue. Officers located a 44-year old male victim lying behind a residence on the 1800 block of Wheeler St. who had sustained a wound t


Dyer County charges against Cook dismissed during preliminary

On Thursday, March 15, at 1 p.m., 32-year-old Dyersburg man Charles Albert Cook stood before General Sessions Judge Jason Hudson in the Dyer County Jail courtroom for a 2-hour long preliminary hearing regarding charges including the violation of an order of protection issued in 2016 to a 24-year-old


17-year-old charged with statutory sodomy

A 17-year-old male is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a child. Cody James Ragland of Kennett is being held in the Dunklin County Jail on a charge of statutory sodomy/attempted statutory sodomy with a person less than 14 years of age. Kennett police arrested Ragland Tuesday night followin


Drugs, paraphernalia seized during parole search

Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder says the search of a parolee's residence turned up drugs and paraphernalia. In a news release Tuesday, Molder said his investigators searched the residence of 59-year-old George W. Siddons Monday afternoon at 402 Parker St. in Waldenburg. During the search, he sa


DPD arrest 3 on drug related charges

Special to the State Gazette On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at approximately 2:45 p.m., Dyersburg Police uniform patrol officers observed a suspect known to have an active warrant standing beside a vehicle on the carwash parking lot, located at 1211 Forrest Street. The suspect was identified as Jashaun


Ready for a chicken sandwich? Chick-fil-A is set to start serving them on March 19

Less than a week separates Covington from Chick-fil-A's original chicken sandwich. The Millington-based store announced early Tuesday morning the food truck, which will be operating from the Covington Assembly of God parking lot, will begin serving lunch on Monday, March 19. Opening at 11:30 a.m.,


The Mustard Co. Store hosts grand opening in downtown Dyersburg

The Mustard Company Store is officially open for business in downtown Dyersburg. The grand opening was held Saturday, March 3. The community was invited to visit the new specialty food store to taste the mustard and sauces that are available for purchase. Located in the original Dyer County Post Off