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Perryville woman charged in stabbing

A Perryville woman is facing felony charges after an altercation in which she admitted to stabbing her husband.Susan M. Regelsperger, 54, of Perryville, was charged with first-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action after she admitted to a Perry County Sheriff’s Office detective that she s

PERRYVILLENEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 16:38:00

New charges in sex abuse case

A second set of charges were filed this week against a local man accused of engaging in the multi-year sexual abuse of a family friend’s child.Keith Alexander Baines, 33, of Perryville, is charged with three counts of statutory sodomy and one count of child molestation filed on evidence provided by

PERRYVILLENEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 16:49:00

Police Reports: June 21

Joshua N. Brown, 30, of Perryville, by officers on June 9 for a repeat violation of driving on a suspended license.Tracy Jane, 48, of Chester, Illinois on June 2 for alleged stealing by shoplifting

PERRYVILLENEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 15:47:00

Carbondale Police officer put on unpaid leave for 1 week after selling mugs with photo of local man

“The city would like to remind the community that the behavior that resulted in this discipline is not the standard of conduct that we expect of any city employee, nor the conduct that we will tolerate going forward,” he wrote in a statement to the newspaper. “Further, it’s not reflective of the har

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-06-22 20:30:00

Stooges in Jackson under new ownership

During his final night as owner of Stooges Restaurant, Ron Cook, above right, hugs Terry Crass on Thursday in Jackson.

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2018-06-22 05:00:00

Scott County Sheriff Wes Drury responds to issue surrounding deputy

Scott County Sheriff Wes Drury posted a fierce rebuttal online late Friday afternoon to a Southeast Missourian story about a deputy accused of stalking a woman. He accused the newspaper of several inaccuracies and accused the woman of grossly exaggerating the frequency of the times the deputy passed

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2018-06-22 05:00:00

Perry County, MO police using social media to catch more crooks

With more than 12,000 followers on Facebook alone, the Perry County Sheriff's Jail Division has been posting criminal mugshots for four years and over that time Schaaf says the effort has led to hundreds of arrests.


Crews battle early 1900s house fire in Fredericktown, MO

FREDERICKTOWN, MO (KFVS) -An early 1900s home caught fire in Fredericktown, Mo. on June 21.According to the Fire Department, it happened just after 10 a.m. in the 300 block of S. Wood Ave.Download the KFVS News app:iPhone|AndroidCherokee Pass and Farmington Fire Departments helped to bring the fire


Jefferson County Sheriff: 'Avoidable and unacceptable' after man under arrest steals patrol car

Police say a deputy saw Timothy Hopkins, 42, about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at a gas station in Festus, discovered Hopkins was wanted and arrested him, handcuffing him in the front seat of the patrol car, said Sheriff David Marshak.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-06-21 17:30:00

Cape Girardeau fire report 6-21-18

* Medical assists were made at 12:01 a.m. on Big Bend Road, 7:12 a.m. on South West End Boulevard, 11:23 a.m. on Broadway, 11:58 a.m. on Themis Street, 1:22 p.m. on North Frederick Street, 2:54 p.m. on North West End Boulevard, 3:52 p.m. on Bellevue Street, 4:08 p.m. on North Park Avenue, 4:30 p.m.


Moore Drive work rejected: Residents were hoping city would cover full cost

Perryville city administrator Brent Buerck said the city’s street policy, which typically requires residents to contribute 30 percent of the cost to develop or redevelop a street, has been effective in the past at fairly distributing costs.Republic-Monitor/PHOEBE POHLMAN

PERRYVILLENEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 16:55:00

SIU President Randy Dunn to keep his job after 4-4 board split on vote to place him on leave

EDWARDSVILLE — After deliberating on the fate of embattled Southern Illinois University President Randy Dunn in executive session for nearly four hours on Thursday, the SIU Board of Trustees was split on whether to oust the system’s leader.At a special meeting on the Edwardsville campus, the motion

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-06-21 20:54:00

BREAKING: Jefferson County patrol car stolen, suspect on the run

As of 9:35 p.m., law enforcement said the suspect was still on the run in the patrol car, last seen traveling on Highway A toward Hillsboro.


Vacation is the biggest motivator

I might just be the king of procrastination. But I found that if I’m motivated, I can write as many stories as the next guy. That was tested last Thursday. Right now as readers sit down to peruse this article, I am in Alaska. Yes, that Alaska. But as you can tell, the two sports pages are full of l

PERRYVILLENEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 15:37:00

Ranken graduates first female from CDL class

Big rigs that rumble, roll, and weigh up to at least 40 tons don’t exactly scream femininity. But that doesn’t mean a girl can’t handle the task of taking one on the road.This spring, Roxann Thompson, 41, of Perryville, became the first female graduate from Ranken Technical College’s Commercial Driv


Council hears update on proposed development

“[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” to the community.

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-06-21 12:45:00

Area sheriff's office adds trucks to fleet

According to the sheriff, the purchase was funded by the Law Enforcement Restitution Fund. This fund is under the supervision of a board of five Madison County citizens and can be accessed by the prosecuting attorney’s office, coroner’s office, and sheriff’s office.


1 more arrested, 1 still sought in Sunday shooting on Carbondale's Strip

Renard M. Ward, 35, of Jackson, Tennessee, is wanted by police for his involvement in the shooting that happened around the time bars were closing early Sunday morning, according to a news release from Carbondale Police Department. Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous, and asked a


Thanks for the tough love, dad

The relationship with my dad goes back over 26 years. From my days in diapers, of which he would say he barely changed any, to the now-famous nightly math sessions in which he yelled and yelled at me, drilling in math formula after math formula.Don’t worry I got an “A” on every math test because of


Teach them young: PYF stresses safety to prepare kids for high school

Where do the Pirates and Indians that play on Friday nights get their start? For the last 13 years, the answer to that question has been the Perryville Youth Football league.It is back for its 14th season this fall under new management.Matthew Kramer and David House have taken over as heads of PYF f