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Poplar Bluff police search for non-compliant sex offender

Police said Thomas Eskridge, 50, of Poplar Bluff is listed on the Missouri State Highway Patrol Sex Offender website as a non-compliant sex offender.

KFVS12 - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Suspect wanted in Portageville, MO armed robbery

An armed robbery at a Casey's General Store in Portageville, Missouri took place on Thursday night, May 24.

KFVS12 - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Body found in southeast Missouri; suspect in custody

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is in custody after a man was found fatally shot along a road in rural southeast Missouri.Butler County Sheriff Mark Dobbs toldKFVS-TVthat the body was found Sunday night on a county road by residents who live nearby. The victim's name has not been released.Dobbs s


Local Physicians bring 24 hour Urgent Care Center to Kennett

Our local physicians have come together to open a 24-hour Urgent Care center (Advanced Patient Care Urgent Care) in Kennett, Missouri, Starting July 1, 2018.

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2018-05-25 05:00:00

Out of the past: May 25

Boyd Hobbs, a Cape Girardeau steeplejack, cleans the clock faces on the tower of Trinity Lutheran Church; Hobbs' contract includes cleaning the bronze numerals and hands and the background of the four-sided clock, and to repaint the wood both above and below the clock faces; Hobbs dangles in a bosun

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2018-05-25 05:00:00

Lions hosting AED drive for local law enforcement

Lion Lisa Holsapple shared with Billy Allen, First National Bank that Corning Lions Club will be hosting a fish fry on September 8 to raise money to purchase automated external defibrillators, also known as AED’S, for both Clay County patrol units and City of Corning patrol units. The club’s goal is


Soon-To-Be Mothers In Missouri’s Bootheel Scramble To Find Care After Hospital Announces Closure

Taja Welton is ready for her daughter to be born. She’s moved into a bigger house, one with room for a nursery. She has a closet full of pink, Minnie Mouse-themed baby clothes. Her baby bag is packed right down to the outfit she plans to bring her baby home in that reads, “The Princess Has Arrived.”


Piggott Heritage Car Show a Success

Despite a pounding afternoon thunderstorm on Saturday, which seems to have become a part of the schedule, things went smoothly for the 20th annual Piggott Heritage Car Show and Cruise. Over 200 entries were made for this year's show, and organizers pre-registered dozens for next year's event as well

CCTIMESDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-05-24 05:00:00

Council sets election to fill Ward 5 seat

Ryan Essex, who was chosen by the council earlier this month to temporarily fill the Ward 5 council seat, was the only candidate to file for the special election by the Tuesday deadline.

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2018-05-24 05:00:00

Body found in southeast Missouri apparent homicide

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Ray Ritter, head of a family, pillar of a community

A pillar of the medical community for many decades, Dr. Ray Ritter died last week, surrounded by family. He had a distinguished medical career, which included performing the first total hip replacement in Southeast Missouri and the second in the state of Missouri. At different times, he was presiden


Ramsay's Run new community taking reservations

The residential entrance to Dalhousie is seen Tuesday near the future location of Ramsay's Run, a new development off Bloomfield Road in Cape Girardeau, which also will provide a pathway to the Chateau.


Wappapello man catcher state record

The Missouri Department of Conservation reports Michael Williams of Wappapello became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he stuck a yellow bullhead on Duck Creek in Bollinger County.The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Williams on April 23 weighed 2 pounds, 4 ounce


Senath Fire Department battles early Saturday morning fire

Senath Fire Department was dispatched to 200 Caneer Street, Saturday morning at approximately 3:00 a.m. to a structure fire. The fire was contained to the attic on the south side of the residence, burning through the roof. The Kennett Fire Department assisted and occupants in house escaped injury du


Scott City baseball suffers heartbreaking 8-7 loss to Malden in sectional

MALDEN, Mo. -- Scott City's shortstop and third baseman bowed their heads as the green jerseys poured out of the opposing dugout, unable or unwilling to watch the celebration. Instead, they focused their eyes on the ground.


Man arrested in Randolph County hit and run

RANDOLPH COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -A Randolph County man was taken into custody Sunday in connection with a hit and run crash east of Pocahontas.Steven Roberts of O'Kean was arrested after later returning to the scene, Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said.State police got a call around 11:50 a.


Missouri Lottery News: Sikeston Resident, Adrena Applewhite Wins $50,000 On Lottery Ticket | STL.News

SIKESTON,MO– A Sikeston woman had a $50,000 surprise when she uncovered a top prize on a Missouri Lottery “Crossword Multiplier” Scratchers ticket. Adrena Applewhite claimed her prize at the Lottery’sJefferson Cityoffice on May 14.


We put together a nice weekend list #nobigdyl

Templesmith members, Caleb and Hillary Schmitt, in a low-key moment.Submitted photoYou're certainly in for quite an eclectic blend of events today and tomorrow. We have live music by Tennessee-based rapper nobigdyl. and local spoken word artist Jonathan the Wordsmith at Christ Church of the Heartlan


Summer food program getting ready to kick off

Summer food program will launch on Monday, May 21, at all 52 sites. All lunch times are from 11 a.m. through 11:30 a.m. A new site has been added this year, that being 323 Legion St. in Kennett. Pictured are the Summer Food Program workers meeting with director Mary Winston at South School on Monday


Holcomb Educational Foundation displays students work

The Holcomb Educational Foundation purchased a portable display wall for the high school. The wall was filled with students work for the Second Annual Holcomb High School Awards Assembly.