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High-speed pursuit ends in arrest

A Farmington man is under arrest after he reportedly led police on a high-speed pursuit on U.S. 67 late Thursday night and wrecked his vehicle. Leadington Police Chief Dustin McKinney said at about 11:30 p.m. his officer was at the end of his shift and was taking one last loop around the Fairgrounds

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 11:15:00

Eureka woman says former boyfriend damaged her SUV

A 48-year-old Eureka woman told police her ex-boyfriend, a 43-year-old Cedar Hill man, used a log to break windows and a screwdriver to deflate two tires on her SUV after an encounter outside her home in the 18000 block of South Fox Creek Road. The incident began about 5:30 a.m. Jan. 5, Eureka Polic

MYLEADERPAPER.COM - 2018-01-20 02:15:00

Iconic Club Imperial venue, where Ike and Tina Turner played, could be demolished

The new owner of the building at 6306 West Florissant Avenue, at the intersection with Goodfellow Boulevard, housed the iconic Club Imperial where Ike and Tina Turner honed their act in the '50s and '60s. (Image from St. Louis Cultural Resources Office). St. Louis Cultural Resources Office The wrec

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-01-20 11:00:00

Woman sentenced for gambling operation

A Farmington woman was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison after pleading guilty to running an illegal gambling business and filing false tax returns that failed to list her income from the gambling business. According to court documents, Carol Jean Hazer, 60, organized and ran an illegal h


Nearly time for 'catch and keep' trout

The Missouri Department of Conservation says trout may be harvested from Rotary Lake in Jackson, Giessing Lake in Farmington and Legion Lake in Perryville beginning Feb. 1. According to Mike Reed, MDC fisheries management biologist, fishing has been variable this winter due to weather extremes. "If

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-20 12:15:00

Farmington co-workers win $1M in lottery - $6,024 each

FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) - A group of 166 co-workers at an eastern Missouri company are splitting a $1 million lottery prize. The Missouri Lottery says in a news release that workers at the US Tool Group headquarters pooled their money in December as the Powerball Jackpot rose to $300 million. The compa


Police seek information on missing woman

The Farmington Police Department is seeking information on a missing Farmington woman who has been missing for a couple days. Farmington Police Chief Rick Baker said on Jan. 16 they received information from the family of 23-year-old Heather Michelle Chadwell concerning her whereabouts. "Heather's m


State Tech Announces Dean's ListAs

LINN - State Technical College of Missouri would like to congratulate students who are eligible for the Dean's List for the 2017 Fall semester. Local students named to the 2017 Fall semester Dean's List are: Timmy Dunn of Black and Connor Aissie of Ellington. To be placed on the Dean's List, a full-


Bank robber back in Greenville, waiting to be arraigned

The man who robbed a local bank earlier this month is out of the hospital and back in Greenville. Rodgerick Williams Jr., 28, who is from Greenville but has been living in Olive Branch, has been charged with armed robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with the Jan. 1

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-01-20 20:19:00

Simmons splits with Leland - ddtonline.com: Sports

HOLLANDALE - Simmons held Leland to 24 percent shooting from the field as the Blue Devils coasted to a 57-25 win on Saturday night. The Blue Devils opened the game on a 12-0 run, followed with a 16-9 advantage in the second quarter. Simmons kept it going in the third quarter on a 14-7 spread, follow

DELTA DEMOCRAT TIMES - 2018-01-21 08:54:00

Schools work on heating issues

Parents reported parts of Cleveland Central High School and D.M. Smith Elementary were without heat Thursday as students returned from being out due to snow and ice. Cleveland Superintendent Dr. Jackie Thigpen said physical education was held in another location at D.M. Smith Elementary School, due


Restaurant Week supports special projects

The fifth annual Restaurant Week begins Monday and 15 restaurants are participating. The Cleveland-Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce hosts the week every year to encourage people to eat at local restaurants during a traditionally slow time. Participating restaurants add special items to their menu


Girl, 7, hit while waiting for school bus

An elementary school student is being sent to a Jackson hospital this morning after being struck while waiting for the school bus. Washington County Assistant Chief Deputy Billy Barber said the 7-year-old child was hit about 7 a.m. by a vehicle on Old Leland Road near Raceway Road. An elementary sch


Gough-Davis to lead MLK Day parade

Dr. Nora Gough-Davis will be the grand marshal at this year's annual Dr. Martin Luther King Parade. Gough-Davis said, "I'm more than honored to be named the grand marshal of the parade. My father had the honor of being named grand marshal of this very same parade before he passed away and I can rem


No shift in DDT Top-5 poll - ddtonline.com: Sports

The Delta Democrat Times basketball Top-5 poll largely remained the same from before the Christmas break in the new poll released on Monday. On the boys side, Greenville remains in the top spot with a 10-5 record. They are followed by St. Joseph (5-2), Riverside (8-7), Leland (6-9) and Simmons (4-6


A review of the top stories during the past year

Editor's note: As we ring in 2018, the Delta Democrat-Times takes a look back at some noteworthy happenings over the past year. Washington County has seen revitalization in downtown Greenville and success in one of its school districts. Here's a list of other top events from 2017: Editor's note: As


Auburn man dies in crash after car leaves road, strikes tree

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the cause of a fatal single-vehicle crash involving an Auburn man. According to ALEA officers, John Paul Vitruk, 64, of Auburn, was pronounced dead on the scene Friday morning. Officers said his 2007 GMC pickup left the roadway, struck a tree and o

WSFA - 2018-01-20 17:04:49

Thursday shooting leaves woman in Montgomery hospital

The Montgomery Police Department is investigating a Thursday evening shooting that left a woman in critical condition. According to police, officers and Fire Medics responded in the 800 block of Westview Drive in reference to a subject shot. When officers arrived on the scene, police said officers w

WSFA - 2018-01-19 23:13:04

Auburn man killed after wreck on icy highway in Lee County

A man who was moving to South Alabama Thursday died after the truck he was driving hit an icy spot in the road, according to the Lee County Coroner's Office. John Paul Vitruk, 64, was driving south on Highway 169 with a loaded U-HAUL trailer attached to his pickup truck when the truck hit an icy are

AL.COM - 2018-01-20 01:28:55

Suspect can't slip officers after snowy chase in Autauga Co.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Wochit PRATTVILLE -A snowy chase led to a Millbrook man being charged with drug possession and other misdemeanors. It all happened

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-19 16:42:54