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Malden woman sentenced to 7 years in shaking death of 9-month-old

MALDEN, Mo. (AP) - A southeast Missouri woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison in the shaking death of a 9-month-old baby in her care. The Daily American Republic reports that 26-year-old Breon Dannielle Lashay Hess, of Malden, was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to first-degree

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-20 15:14:58

Police: man stole car from church parking lot

Authorities in Manila are searching for a man who stole a woman's SUV while she was in a church parking lot. According to an incident report from the Manila Police Department, a woman called police late Saturday night saying her SUV had been stolen from a church parking on Costner Road in Manila. Of

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-19 20:15:39

Two arrested in two-state pursuit

Two people were in custody in the Greene County jail awaiting a bond hearing Monday after leading police on a two-state pursuit early Sunday. According to Greene County Sheriff David Carter, Greene County deputies got a call around 2 a.m. Sunday from Kennett police about a pursuit. Greene County de


KHS JAG program raises funds for KRCC

Photo provided The Kennett High School Jobs for Americas Graduates (JAG) program recently completed a service learning project where they collected over $900 for the Kenny Rogers Childrens Center in Sikeston. JAG partnered with eleven local businesses and placed spare change jars near the registers

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-03-20 05:00:00

Disabled Corning man gives back to community

A Corning man works every week to collect recyclable items such as cans and plastic bottles, despite the disability he's battled for most of his life. "I get out, I don't let this wheelchair bound me," said Corning resident Jack Dunn. He was diagnosed with spinal meningitis at the age of one and do

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-19 23:09:35

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,


East Prairie PD: Man wanted on multiple outstanding warrants

The East Prairie, Missouri Police Department is looking for a man wanted on multiple outstanding warrants for his arrest. According to police, Eli McCutchen continues to threaten physical injury to the mother of his children. They ask that you do not approach McCutchen because "he threatened to harm


Paragould officers suit up for active-shooter training

The Paragould Police Department geared their day towards active shooter training. Corporal Blake Williams said officers trained using the closest to real-life scenarios as they could. Officers filled the old Belle Meade Nursing Home in full gear where they were tested on numerous active shooter scen

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-20 23:04:31

Malden resident wins $1.3 million Lotto jackpot

A Malden woman has claimed a Lotto jackpot worth $1.3 million. Denna Barnetts ticket matched all six numbers drawn on March 3 to become the Missouri Lotterys latest millionaire. Barnett purchased her winning Lotto ticket at Caseys General Store, 401 W. Main St., in Malden. The winning numbers drawn


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


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


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


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


Sikeston takes it to overtime, but falls to Jennings

Sikeston caps off an amazing season against the Jennings Warriors in the MSHSAA state finals 3rd place game. The Bulldogs went the distances and some putting the game into overtime. The Warrior would prove to be too much in the end as they win it 79-74. The Bulldogs end the season 27-4. Download the


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


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


NEW DETAILS: Police say 17-year-old molested 3-year-old girl

Prosecutors released new details Thursday in the case of a 17-year-old male accused of sexually assaulting a child. Kennett police arrested Cody James Ragland after a woman reported that he had sexually touched her daughter. The woman said while she was bathing her daughter the child said her vagina


Sikeston falls to Grandview in Class 4 semifinal

The Sikeston Bulldogs lost to Grandview 59-56 in Class 4 semifinal play in Springfield, Missouri on Friday, March 16. Sikeston (27-3) led Grandview in the first quarter 17-10. It was tied at one point 53-53 in the 4th. Sikeston will play for 3rd place on Saturday at 12:50 p.m. against the loser of


Peach Capital displays pride on new water tower

The City of Campbell is widely known as the Peach Capital of Missouri. Proud of its label, the Mayor and city council decided last year to have their city honored by having a peach painted on to the Citys center water tower. During a 2017 city council meeting, Mayor Raymond Gunter asked his council