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Sikeston officials respond to vacant home for early morning fire

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) -On Wednesday, July 18 a fire broke out at a home in Sikeston, Missouri.Fire officials said it happened at 4:21 a.m. on Jaycee St. Initially, it was reported that the residence was more than halfway involved with the flames.Crews said they to protect exposures while stream operat

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2.2 earthquake hits Sikeston Mo area

NEAR SIKESTON, MO – Just before 7:30 pm Monday night, a 2.2 earthquake was registered by the United States Geological Survey. The quake’s epicenter was located just over 13 miles south of Sikeston, at a depth of a little over 7 miles on the New Madrid fault.


Sikeston Council approves resolution to support construction of interchange

SIKESTON, Mo. -- The City of Sikeston is showing its support to further efforts of getting Interstate 57 built, which would run from Chicago all the way through Arkansas.

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2018-07-18 05:00:00

Person of interest wanted in attempted Miner, MO abduction

Miner, Missouri police officers are looking for the driver of a possible Mercury van who is a person of interest in an attempted abduction. (Source: Miner PD, Facebook)

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3 charged with officer assault, 16-year-old found with cocaine in Sikeston

Four Sikeston, Missouri residents have been arrested after police said they resisted officers on Sunday, July 15 at 12:45 a.m.


Police looking for man who robbed Sikeston Dollar General

The suspect is described as having a medium to heavy build. He was wearing a blue/purple colored shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.


Police: Armed, dangerous suspect wanted after Sikeston armed robbery

An armed and dangerous man is wanted after a reported armed robbery at a Sikeston, Missouri store on Monday, July 16.


Citywide yard sale coming up

With summertime being prime yard sale season, annual citywide yard sales are held each year to offer shoppers the opportunity to spend a whole day perusing the deals available from residents.The Park Hills-Leadington Chamber of Commerce Citywide Yard Sale is held the second Saturday in August each y

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-07-19 10:00:00

Out of the past: July 17

Eighth District Rep. Bill Emerson toured parts of his flood-ravaged district with officials of the Army Corps of Engineers and the Mississippi River Commission; the tour began at New Madrid, Missouri, and included stops at Commerce, Missouri, Dutchtown and Cape Girardeau.


2.2 earthquake registered in New Madrid Co., MO

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -A 2.2 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri on Monday evening, July 16.According to the United States Geological Survey, it happened around 7:18 p.m.Download the KFVS News app:iPhone|AndroidIt was centered one mile west of Farrenburg, Mo. and 13.5 miles


Cape Girardeau police report 7/16/18

* Terrence J. Williams Jr., 19, of Cape Girardeau was arrested at 1302 Bertling St. on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, motor-vehicle accident and striking a legally parker vehicle.


Special-use permit approved for Cape Girardeau County's planned justice center

The site of the planned new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse building is seen Monday in Jackson.KASSI JACKSONOrder this photoA new justice center is planned in Jackson to house court functions for the 32nd Judicial District and Cape Girardeau County, and after the Jackson Board of Aldermen granted a


Relentless flood swamped towns, turned roads into lakes 25 years ago this summer

Published Aug. 9, 1993 -- Although the Mississippi River crested Sunday at 47.9 feet (later revised to 48.49 feet), Tom LeGrand and family members lost the fight to save their business, LeGrand's Transmission, and family home at 1237 N. Water St. A leak developed late Saturday and after a 10 -hour f


Illmo overpass opens with fanfare in 1978

ABOVE: The "Celebration of the Overpass" was contagious as balloons streamed away toward Scott City at the Illmo foot of the overpass, where a parade led by the Illmo-Scott City High School marching band crossed the overpass after the ribbon-cutting ceremony. BELOW: Lt. Gov. William Phelps and his w


Man injured after shot with flare gun in Poplar Bluff, MO

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) -According to Lt. Josh Stewart, a man in Poplar Bluff received significant injuries after being shot in the throat with a flare gun.The man was shot after kicking in a resident’s door in the 500 block of 6th Street around 4 a.m. on Monday, July 16.Download the KFVS News app:i


Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests in Portageville, MO

A traffic stop in Portageville, Missouri leads to the arrests of two men Saturday, July 14 at 8:20 p.m.


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.


Car packages: Local stores adding pickup services as part of nationwide trend

And one rural local retailer has joined the trend, offering online shopping and pickup services for busy customers, particularly for busy moms and dads who have hectic schedules. The trend has made its way into Cape Girardeau, and seems to be popular. Customers can shop online, avoid the checkout li


To Save a Town ‘By the Grace of God’

Ben Carson’s HUD is shutting down two of the largest housing projects in Cairo, Illinois, leaving the town’s fate to a higher power.


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.