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Homicide investigation in Pocahontas after two found dead

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – A homicide investigation is underway west of Pocahontas after two residents were found dead in their home over the weekend, Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble reported.

NEAREPORT.COM - 2018-07-15 18:40:42

Woman walking along I-24 arrested

Deputies arrested a Metropolis, Ill., woman found walking along Interstate 24 early Saturday morning.

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-07-15 05:15:00

NEW DETAILS: Friday's drowning victim identified

A second drowning in two weeks occurred at The Offsets, a popular swimming location in Madison County, on Friday afternoon.According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Safion L. Livingston, 21, of St. Louis, was in the water and began to struggle, submerged and did not resurface.

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-07-14 12:00:00

Fire departments respond to call

The Summersville Fire Department was called at about 11 a.m. Saturday after heavy, black smoke was seen rolling east of 4986 Highway 17.Firefighters arrived to learn that it was a controlled burn.The Roby Fire Department responded to a reported woods fire near 13921 Highway 17 at about 12:40 p.m. Sa

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-07-14 16:04:00

Ciara Shaffer drinks water after training at a live house fire. Courtesy: Mike Mohundro KFVS

That heat is something that area firefighters don't mess around with when it comes to staying safe while they are on the job. Multiplefiredepartments trained on a house in Cape Girardeau that was donated to them.Start the conversation, orRead moreat KFVS12.Add your comments belowCharacters left:4000

TOPIX - 2018-07-14 21:03:36

Body found Monday morning in Poplar Bluff park

POPLAR BLUFF, MO — An investigation is underway after the body of a man was found in a Poplar Bluff park.Around 7:00 a.m. Monday, a man was found dead at Sportsman Park.The Poplar Bluff Police Department says the man lives nearby and may have been on his way home when he had some type of medical iss


The weekend's here: A perfect time for some good reads

Farmer Jacob Jordan, 24, rests before starting the day of farming at at Bean and Bean Cotton Co. in Gideon, Mo., on May 17, 2018. Picture taken May 17, 2018.REUTERS/Shannon StapletonSHANNON STAPLETON


Police: Child wandered down road without supervision in Kennett, MO

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -Officers with the Kennett Police Department were called to a home after a child was seen wandering in a roadway.Police were called to the Wash House on Saint Francis St. at 8:05 a.m.A caller reported that a small child that had been seen wandering in the roadway without supervisi


Two men arrested for dumping dogs outside in Kennett

On Saturday, July 14, two subjects came to the Kennett Police Department to turn themselves in.


Deceased man found in crashed truck in Butler Co., MO is identified

The body found in a crashed truck in near Neelyville, Missouri on Monday, July 9 has been identified.


Honduran illegal immigrant hopes Congressman Clay can help him stay U.S.

POPLAR BLUFF, MO -Honduras native Alex Garcia came to the United States illegally nearly 14 years ago. He found work in construction, fell and love and moved to Poplar Bluff, Mo. Friends of Garcia said he left Honduras to escape danger and economic despair.


Congressman Clay calls on ICE to stay a deportation order against man living in a Maplewood church

U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay is asking the country's immigration enforcement agency to let Alex Garcia, a man evading deportation by living in a Maplewood church, go home to his Poplar Bluff, Mo. family without fear of being sent back to Honduras.


Malden Residents Hear Vote Proposal, Voice Concerns

Dunklin County Commissioners Don Collins (left), Ron Huber (middle), and Patrick McHaney (right).Credit Johnathan Reaves, KASU News


Three face felony charges after seven-year-old found in meth-laden residence

Sueanna L. Smith, 33, and Danny L. Vannasdall Jr, 40, are each charged with felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and first-degree endangering the welfare of a child. Bond for each was set at $20,000 cash only.


Sikeston man, woman arrested for drug charges - The Missouri Times - Southeast

Tiron S. Mitchell, 44, has been charged with the Class A Felony of Trafficking Drugs 1st Degree, the Class D Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance (x3), and the Class A Misdemeanor of Possession of a Controlled Substance.


Local mother charged with child endangerment

PADUCAH- Officers arrested a local woman after finding two of her young children alone a home.Paducah Police say they responded to an anonymous call at Nausicaa Williams’s apartment Thursday morning. They say when officers arrived, they found the door unlocked and twin 10-month-old girls in a portab


The Kody Norris Show to perform at KASU-FM's Bluegrass Monday July 23

The Kody Norris Show will perform a concert of bluegrass music on Monday, July 23, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas. The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM. KASU will literally “pass the hat”


China does not need US soybeans for state reserves: China official

China, the world's top soybean buyer, can fully meet the needs of its state soybean reserves without importing from the United States, an official with the state stockpiler told state TV on Thursday. The comments by Lu Xiaodong, deputy general manager of Sinograin, on CCTV come after Beijing imposed


After Hospital Closure, A Missouri Community Tries to Fill The Gap in Health and Jobs

“It’s strange walking those halls, and they’re empty and the lights are down,” Stuart says. She’s been a nurse at the hospital in rural Kennett, Missouri, for 22 years.


Man charged with stealing truck, trailer and farm equipment worth thousands

PADUCAH, KY — An Arlington, Kentucky, man accused of stealing a pickup truck, the trailer it was pulling and a stump grinder it was carrying was arrested Tuesday in Paducah, police say.