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2 jailed, 300 lbs. of pot seized after Missouri traffic stop
COOPER COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on drug charges after a Thursday traffic stop on Interstate 70. During the stop near Boonville, Missouri in Cooper County, state troopers found and seized over 300 pounds of marijuana in vacuum sealed bags.
Police: Missouri Man Molested Arkansas Girl
BELLA VISTA (KFSM) — A Missouri man is accused of molesting an 8-year-old girl from Arkansas. Vernon Leroy Hood, 77, of Pineville, Mo., was arrested Thursday (Dec. 13) in connection with second-degree sexual assault — a Class B felony.
Former Missouri deputy featured on television network about deadly 2017 shooting
A former Grundy County deputy in northwest Missouri has been featured on an Investigation Discovery network program called “Body Cam”. Christian Goode says the show is about a 2017 incident in which he was stabbed by a sex offender who failed to register and had several felony warrants.
Multi-year poaching probe nabs four SW Missouri family members
Four members of a southwest Missouri family have been caught in a multi-year poaching case where authorities say hundreds of deer were killed illegally. “The deer were trophy bucks taken illegally, mostly at night, for their heads, leaving the bodies of the deer to waste," said Lawrence County Prose
Van Buren resident injured in accident near Birch Tree
BIRCH TREE, Mo. — A resident of Van Buren suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle accident near Birch Tree. 78-year-old Bernice Childers was injured when the vehicle she was driving attempted to make a turn and was rear-ended by a pickup truck driven by 57-year-old Victor Collins
Story bids farewell; Baltz gives update on St. Bernards deal
POCAHONTASPocahontas Mayor Kary Story issued a farewell address to aldermen and city employees at Tuesday night’s monthly city council meeting and noted his gratefulness to have served Pocahontas the last four years. Also at the meeting, FRMC Chairman of the Board Kyle Baltz said the hospital’s deal
Three Rivers College receives grant to help with programs
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Three Rivers College has received a grant to help with some much needed programs. According to Three Rivers, the Division of Workforce Development through the Missouri Registered Apprenticeship (MORAP) issued the grant money which will help continue programs designed to wor
Thousands of cans donated from Poplar Bluff schools
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - The holiday spirit is not lacking in Poplar Bluff, Missouri schools. School district official Tim Krakowiak said Poplar Bluff Junior High donated a total of 5,700 canned goods to St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry making it the largest single donation the charity has received
Poplar Bluff school named National Beta School of Distinction
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Hard work has paid off for students involved in the Poplar Bluff High School Beta Club. The school has been named a 2018/19 National School of Distinction by National Beta.
PHS Basketball Teams See Action
Both Mohawk basketball teams saw action in the past week. The Mohawk boys team fell at Trumann last Tuesday evening in conference play, then notched an exciting double-overtime win at Hoxie on Friday. It marked the first win under new head coach Chris Brantley. Tuesday evening they dropped a game at
Lady `Skins come up short at Trumann
TRUMANN—The Pocahontas Lady Redskins fell to 6-3 overall and 1-1 in conference play with Thursday night’s 58-37 road loss to Trumann. The opening few minutes of the game was back and forth with Pocahontas taking an early 3-2 lead following senior Allana Sisco’s steal and putback under the basket. Pl
Missouri at risk for a serious Earthquake, experts say
ST. LOUIS - With two earthquakes striking Tennessee Wednesday many are wondering if a big one will hit St. Louis. Experts say it's not a matter of if one will hit, it's a matter of when.
1 injured in two-vehicle crash in Madison County, MO
MADISON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - One person is injured following a two-vehicle crash in Madison County, MO on Monday, Dec. 10. According to the MSHP, a vehicle driven by Steven Herrmann, 58, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, was slowing down on US 67 for a right turn, when a semi truck driven by Eric Weaver, 45
Boil order for Missouri town lifted
NAYLOR, MO (KAIT) - A Southeast Missouri town was placed under a boil order for drinking water on Dec. 9. Now that boil order for Naylor is a thing of the past. According to Naylor City Water Bill Clerk Sandra Day, the water main leak has been addressed and the drinking water is safe once again.
Randolph County sheriff-elect has new plans for department
RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -The four-way race for county sheriff went to a runoff this week, but 18 year Arkansas State Police veteran Kevin Bell won the runoff by over 900 votes.
Missouri Department of Conservation forming plan for future elk hunting
VAN BUREN, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation continues to develop a plan to manage the state's reintroduced elk herd, using hunting as the primary means to control the growing population.
Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel to open in Poplar Bluff, Missouri
POPLAR BLUFF, MO – The 84-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Poplar Bluff, Missouri is now open with its smart, inventive public space and guest room design, and its bright and inviting decor. Located at 3109 Oak Grove Road, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Poplar Bluff will operate as a Marriott
Kennett girls basketball team drops fourth straight at Doniphan 40-34
KENNETT, Mo. - The Kennett Indians varsity girls basketball team dropped its fourth straight game at Doniphan 40-34 Monday night. Doniphan outscored Kennett by single digits in each of the first two quarters to build a 23-16 lead by halftime.
New telehealth site in Poplar Bluff to concentrate on high-risk maternity needs
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - SSM Health has opened its fifth maternal fetal medicine telehealth site in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. According to the SSM Health, this gives surrounding communities access to first-rate care close to home from SLUCare maternal fetal medicine experts from staff at SSM Health
Randolph County rescue pets in peril
RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -It’s a dire situation for homeless animals and those trying to save them. Randolph County doesn’t have pickup in the county. Instead animals are dumped in Pocahontas, the only place with animal control.