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Two sought in robbery, assault

A couple is being sought by law enforcement after authorities say they were involved in a robbery at Rural King over the weekend.Farmington Police Chief Rick Baker said on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. his department was dispatched to Rural King for a shoplifting.“When the officer arrived an employee of Ru

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-18 22:30:00

Police respond to shots fired

“One of them was on oxygen and somehow they had gotten into an argument,” Calvert said. “The woman said she had a .22 automatic in her possession and it fell out and went off. Nobody was shot. Now, some unsubstantiated reports say that the weapon was fired twice.”

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-18 22:15:00

Tim Hawkins heads to Centene Center

Based out of Houston, Missouri, the entertainment group is responsible for bringing national artists to the area – with, according to Gilbert, the help of a lot of great sponsors, help from the staff at the Farmington Civic Center, and the thousands who purchase tickets to the shows.

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-19 11:00:00

White awarded Park Hills-Leadington Chamber scholarship

The Park Hills-Leadington Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is excited to announce that the fourth recipient of the Chamber Scholarship is, 2018 Central High School Graduate, Raylyn White. White was awarded the scholarship at the Central High School Academic Banquet on May 3, 2018.Raylyn, daugh

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-18 10:00:00

Firefighters respond to fire at American Legion Post

Emergency personnel arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the building. Responding to the call were the Farmington Fire Department, Wolf Creek Fire Department, Doe Run Fire Department and Park Hills Fire Department. Personnel with the St. Francois County Ambulance District were dispatched to provi


Missouri agency aims to halt spread of disease among deer

The Wildlife Code of Missouri prohibits the placement of grain, salt products, minerals and other consumables used to attract deer year-round in a management zone, according to a department release. But feed may be placed within 100 feet (30 meters) of any residence, occupied building or for agricul

KSDK - 2018-06-17 20:58:58

Several injured in area crashes

Two Bonne Terre youth were injured in a crash on Route K and Lorraine Street in Bonne Terre Thursday afternoon.According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 12:35 p.m. Jamie Mitchelle, 35, of Bonne Terre, was driving a 1995 Ford Aerostar west on Route K when Bruce West, 70, who was driving a 20


Three pound pups, many cats seek forever homes

Male dog is around 2 years old, weighs 40 pounds and acts shy but is very playful. He loves people of all ages and seems to be dog friendly, as well.


Fire department budget soon to be expended

Due to several factors, 90 percent of the Park Hills Fire Department's budget for 2017-2018 has been used, with three months remaining in the fiscal year.


Battle of Pilot Knob site to host public meeting

Buy NowFile PhotoThe public is invited to attend a combined informational meeting being held at 2 p.m. June 23 at the Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site.The public is invited to share comments about the historic site along with Elephant Rocks State Park and their operations. Historic site staf


Detour scheduled during stormwater, sidewalk improvements

Continued work on stormwater and sidewalk improvements in Farmington will have traffic detours and a temporary “no parking” area for one area of town.On Friday, the Public Works Department for the city of Farmington released information stating the southbound lane of Henry Street between Carter and


City discusses sports complex, water main break

Monday night, the Fredericktown City Council made decisions regarding the new sports complex and heard an update concerning a recent water main break.City Engineer Tim Baer told the council progress is being made each day on the sports complex. He said to keep moving forward on schedule certain deci


Blues, Brews and BBQ planned for Fall Festival

With another Country Days in the books, organizers for the Farmington Fall Festival are looking ahead to an event that will look much different from years past, with the inclusion of “Brews, Blues, and BBQ.”The Sept. 21-22 event will include a craft beer garden, several blues band performances and a


Firefighter injured fighting fire at Cape Girardeau, MO home

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO — A firefighter was injured fighting a fire at a Cape Girardeau home on Thursday.Around 2:00 p.m., the Cape Girardeau Fire Department was called to a house fire at 44 North Henderson Street. A fire was found in the basement of the home.Neighbors told crews that a person may be in


Mother, child reportedly hit by car in Cape Girardeau

A mother pushing her child in a stroller were reportedly backed into by driver near the corner of Washington Avenue and Middle Street during a block party Saturday afternoon in Cape Girardeau, according to witnesses and local law enforcement."From what I understand, right now, a car was backing up d


55-year-old woman dead after gunshot wound in Puxico, MO

PUXICO, MO (KFVS) -A woman suffered a deadly gunshot wound on Friday, June 15.According to Stoddard County Coroner Kenny Pope, a 55-year-old woman died after she suffered a gunshot wound.The woman's name has not been released yet.We will update this story when more information becomes available.Copy


Preliminary plans for new development presented

“[Pine Trails] will be a nice subdivision with walking trails, park areas,” Chuck said. “We just think it’s going to be a nice asset."


Stealing suspect tackled by witness, arrested

A suspect was in custody Thursday afternoon facing felony stealing charges after assistance from a witness.According to Farmington Police Chief Rick Baker, the department received a call from an employee of the Country Mart Gas Station on North Washington Street about 3 p.m. on Thursday.According to


Officer's parting shot leads to return fire by prosecutor

** Editor's note - In today's world what happens on social media is every bit a part of reality as much as what transpires on the corner down the street. While we rarely source stories from social media posts, this one played out between a well-liked local police officer and the county's prosecuting


1 hurt in I-55 wreck

A 48-year-old Scott City man suffered serious injuries Monday after colliding with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 55 just north of Perryville.According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Andrew R. Tarry was headed south on Interstate 55 in a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, behind a