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Search underway for missing mom and 1-year-old

POPLAR BLUFF, MO -- Police need your help tracking down a missing woman and her 1-year-old child. Sara Brown, 32, hasn't been seen since March 7. Brown and her infant, Geneva Genova, left their home on that date. Brown did call family members on March 16 but didn't say where she was. Family members

WSIL TV - 2018-03-21 23:48:00

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

Franchise decides not to locate in Pocahontas

POCAHONTAS- During the March 15th Randolph County Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting held at the Old Courthouse, Chamber Executive Director Tim Scott stated that the Dairy Queen franchise, who recently expressed interested in building in Pocahontas, has now backed out of coming. Scott noted that Da

STARHERALDNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 20:18:28

Polaris awards Rangers to City of Corning as finalist in contest

Last fall Polaris rolled its one-millionth Ranger utility side-by-side vehicle off the assembly line in Huntsville, AL. Polaris decided to commemorate this milestone with a search for "Ranger Country USA" with country music star Jake Owen. The national campaign was designed to celebrate the communit

CLAYCOUNTYLIVING.COM - 2018-03-21 19:37:54

Corning Senior Wellness Center competes in bean bag baseball

The Corning Senior Wellness Center has formed a bean bag baseball team and is playing against area senior centers. Bean bag baseball games are beneficial in that physical activity helps guard against many chronic diseases and illnesses as seniors participate in friendly games of competition. The soc

CLAYCOUNTYLIVING.COM - 2018-03-21 19:23:04

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


Man being held in jail on 10 counts of rape

A man was being held Sunday in the Randolph County jail in Pocahontas after his arrest on suspicion of 10 counts of rape. According to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, Harold Dean Robinson, 49, has been held in the jail since March 8 in connection with the investigation being done by the Pocah


Corning Baseball pounds rival Piggott - 7 to 2

Seth George pitched a complete game only giving up three hits and one earned run Monday, March 12 at Piggott. George set the tone for the game with his solid performance on the mound. George kept the Mohawk offense at bay in front of their home crowd by throwing 63 of his 99 pitches for strikes, 23

CLAYCOUNTYLIVING.COM - 2018-03-21 19:31:18

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


2.4 earthquake near Williamsville, MO

There was a 2.4 magnitude earthquake eight miles east of Williamsville, Missouri on Wednesday, March 14. It happened at 10:54 a.m. and was 11 miles from Greenville and 114 miles south of St. Louis. Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android There was a 2.4 magnitude earthquake eight miles east of


ENDANGERED SILVER ADVISORY: Missing man incident in Poplar Bluff, MO

Police with the Crestwood Police Department issued an Endangered Silver Advisory for a missing adult our of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. The incident occurred at 5467 Route T at 12:30 p.m. on March 11. Police said the missing adult is David Wills, a white male, 77, height 5 feet 11 inches, weight 220 po


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


New Papa John's to open in Cape in April

Papa John's will open a new location in Cape Girardeau in mid-April, a franchise official said. RSTC, the franchise company opening the new location, has other Papa John's restaurants in Jackson, Cape Girardeau and Poplar Bluff, ,Missouri, Memphis and Carbondale, Illinois, said Eric Adams, director


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


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