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Body found in southeast Missouri apparent homicide
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Cape Girardeau police report 5/21/18
* Amy Raglin, 46, of Jackson was arrested at U.S. 61 and Bessie Street on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
EPA shuts down Ilada Energy Co. plant
The flooded Ilada Energy Co. plant between East Cape Girardeau and Gale, Illinois is seen in this aerial photograph in early May, 1983. Officials of the East Cape Girardeau-Clear Creek Levee District are concerned one or more of the tanks might float off its foundation, releasing PCB-laden waste oil
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.
Registration underway for Firecracker Run
The 15thAnnual Firecracker Run will be held next month, with the Park Hills-Leadington Chamber of Commerce hoping this year’s event will be the best run yet.A new partnership with sponsors Jerry’s Fireworks and Parkland HealthMart Pharmacy was just what the event needed, according to Chamber Executi
Bridal shop in downtown Sikeston damaged by fire
Director Mike Williams says, “We were very fortunate the fire was discovered in its early stages by our patrol officer, fires like these can spread quickly to other buildings and be devastating to downtown areas.”
Missouri man gets 6.5 years in prison for role in 2016 shooting that killed Carbondale musician
John Ingram, 23, of St. Louis, pleaded guilty to the aggravated battery charge in March. He must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence, according to a news release from Jackson County state's attorney Michael C. Carr. Ingram will also serve two years of mandatory supervised release after he gets o
Out of the past: May 21
According to a just-released economic impact study, a riverboat casino in Cape Girardeau would bring nearly $150 million into the local economy in its first year of operation; the study was conducted by Pauline Fox, an economics professor at Southeast Missouri State University, using data provided b
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
Two-vehicle crash with ambulance injures 4 in Paducah, KY
According to Paducah PD, Thomas Banks, 29, of Anna, Ill was driving the ambulance on Alben Barkley Drive and approached a red light at Jack Paxton Drive. The ambulance was transporting a cardiac patient.
Out of the past: May 18
The Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau wants to take the "middle man" out of its operation; Robert Hoppmann, chairman of the CVB Advisory Committee, is recommending the city take over the CVB contract; the bureau is now operated under the auspices of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce
When do the swallows return to Cape Girardeau? Right now.
Some of you, if you keep reading this column, are going to be mad at me. And some of you will want to give me a medal.
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
Sikeston, MO man to be set free, murder charges dismissed
Robinson,who we interviewed from prison earlier this year, has always maintained he did not kill Sheila Box back in August of 2000.
Cape Girardeau police report 5-16-18
CAPE GIRARDEAUThe Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt.Arrests* Alan Aspley, 50, of Cape Girardeau was arrested on a Scott County warrant.* Leonard McAdory, 43, of Cape Girardeau was arrested on a Cape Girardeau County warrant.* Jason Schuler, 37,
David Robinson returns home to Sikeston, MO after 17 years behind bars
Now, Robinson is surrounded by family and friends, and trying to take it all in, even an old corrections officer came to congratulate him.
Arrest Warrant Issued for Bardwell Man
According to the Carlisle County Sheriff's Office, due to recent investigations, deputies have secured an arrest warrant for Matthew Turnbow of Bardwell. Police say Turnbow is charged with trafficking meth, possession of meth, hindering prosecution, possession of drug paraphernalia and cultivation o
Christian rap, spoken-word artists among talent to perform concert at Cape church
Jonathan Fleming, aka Jonathan the Wordsmith, is one of the organizers for Saturday's event at Christ Church of the Hearland in Cape Girardeau.Submitted photoChrist Church of the Heartland in Cape Girardeau is hosting a concert Saturday evening that mixes live worship music by Cova, acoustic sounds
Railroad, Earthquake drill in Scott City for Southeast MO responders
According to the Jackson Fire Rescue Captain and PIO Robert Greif, on that Wednesday the drill will be taking place in Scott City, Mo from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Hawley says office is reviewing case of Sikeston, Mo., man whose murder conviction was questioned
SIKESTON, Mo.• Attorney General and U.S. Senate hopeful Josh Hawley says his office continues to review the case of a Sikeston man whose murder conviction has been questioned.Judge: Missouri convict has proven he's innocent and should be exonerated of murderOn May 1, the state Supreme CourtruledRob