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Missouri teacher suspended after student dresses as Klansman

The student who dressed as a Klansman Friday was among a group assigned to study the 15th Amendment, which awarded voting rights to black men. During their presentation, they discussed organizations that engaged in voter suppression.

WQOW - 2018-11-13 15:34:24

Poplar Bluff High School KKK outfit leads to teacher suspended

A ninth-grader atPoplar Bluff High Schooldressed as a member of theKKKon Friday as students in an American history class made presentations pertaining to amendments to the US Constitution. The student in question, wearing a white robe and hood, was part of a group assigned to the 15th Amendment — gu

SCALLYWAGANDVAGABOND.COM - 2018-11-14 09:01:05

Poplar Bluff, MO man dead and suspect charged in Butler County, MO

BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The death Poplar Bluff, Missouri man has led to a homicide investigation.


Man hospitalized after pickup slams into tree

The crash occurred at 2:50 p.m. on Butler County Road 544, two miles south of Poplar Bluff, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

KAIT 8 - 2018-11-13 16:38:00

Missouri man killed in southeast Missouri shooting

KFVS-TVreports that the Butler County Coroner says 49-year-old Steven Scott, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. was pronounced dead Sunday. Scott died from a single gunshot wound.


Suspect accused of shooting man, planting knife in his hand

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man is charged with second-degree murder after allegedly shooting a man and planting a knife in his hand.KFVS-TVreports that 49-year-old Steven Scott of Poplar Bluff died Sunday. Authorities found Scott face-down on his porch, gripping a knife. His wife

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-11-12 19:04:32

Horse owner in Wayne Co., MO under investigation

WAYNE COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Several horses were seized from a property in the Piedmont, Missouri area after reports were received by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, Nov. 10.

KFVS12 - 2018-11-13 15:52:00

Feds Feed Families program helps local residents - Ozark Radio News

ROLLA, Mo. — 172 pounds of non-perishable food was recently donated to food pantries to help people in need, thanks to the efforts of employees with the Mark Twain National Forest.

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-11-13 07:59:17

Southeast MO school district investigating after student wore KKK costume for class presentation

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - The Poplar Bluff School District is investigating after a student dressed in a KKK costume as part of a study group presentation on Friday, November 9.


Two dead in snow-related traffic crashes in western Missouri (AUDIO) - Missourinet

The Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) says 62-year-old Kathleen Miller of Windsor was pronounced dead at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton, after her vehicle was struck nearly head-on by another vehicle Monday morning on snow-covered Highway 52. The MSHP’s crash report says the driver of

MISSOURINET - 2018-11-12 22:48:37

Sikeston man arrested and charged with murder

Deshauntay Lamar CraigSIKESTON, MO — Another man has been arrested and charged in connection to a murder in Sikeston.On August 23, Marcus De’Andres Price was shot and killed during a robbery in the 500 block of Kendall Street.On Sunday, Sikeston officers arrested 19-year-old Deshauntay Lamar Craig o

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-11-12 16:07:27

PICTURES: Missouri man bags rare albino buck

CROCKER, Mo. (KY3) --On the first weekend of deer firearms season in Missouri, a Crocker man bagged a rare prize.


Prosecution deferred against Missouri teacher in sex case

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-11-12 21:58:12

Opioid crisis grips the Heartland

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - If you think drugs aren’t a problem in your community, or even your neighborhood…you might want to think again.


Arrest made after standoff with deputies, authorities say

According to Capt. Justin Rolland with the Craighead County Sheriff’s Office, deputies got calls around 3 a.m. Nov. 11 about the man, whose name has not been released.


Hunter reacts to Missouri man shot at hunting cabin

“It’s sad, I don’t like to hear about any kind of hunting accident from anyone, it’s just a bad thing,” said hunter Scott Walker.


Poplar Bluff Library holding WWI commemoration in honor of Armistice

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - In honor of the 100th anniversary of the WWI Armistice, the Poplar Bluff Municipal Library is hosting a commemoration event Sunday, Nov. 11.


Working toward a better tomorrow for veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, the Madison County Chamber of Commerce invited Paul Schuerenberg, a Vocational Development specialist and Community Employment coordinator for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veterans Health Administration, to speak.


Dexter, MO police warn of phone scam

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - Police in Dexter, Missouri are warning residents about an ongoing phone scam.The caller states there is a relative in custody and they need to send in money using the Dexter Police Department number as the caller.Police said they are not accepting prepaid cards for bond and it is


More than 150 pounds of food collected by USDA Forest Service

ROLLA, MO (KFVS) - Employees of the USDA Forest Service, Mark Twain National Forest collected 172 pounds of non-perishable food to distribute to pantries.