Arrest made after theft from Bernie business (2/22/19)BERNIE — A Kennett, Mo., man was arrested and charged following a burglary reported at MFA Agriculture in Bernie on Wednesday. According to Bernie Police Chief Justin Allen, Richard Marcus McCarthy, 30, was arrested and charged through the Stoddard County Prosecutor’s office with burglary in the second degree, stealing a motor vehicle and stealing...
A year later, Malden continues to recover from tornado's wrath (2/22/19)A year after an EF2 tornado blew through the south side of Malden, residents continue working to get back to their “normal.” The entire town and area communities pitched in to offer assistance and to prove Malden was shaken, but not broken. “I can’t believe the love that we got from our surrounding communities, clubs and organizations,” Mayor Denton Kooyman said. “The volunteers were amazing.”...
MALDEN TORNADO, A YEAR LATER: 'It could have been much worse' (2/22/19)MALDEN — The evening of Feb. 24, 2018, Robert Ross was in downtown Malden with the door to his business open, just a few blocks from where a tornado blew through the south side of town. “I didn’t hear anything and I didn’t know anything was going on,” he said...
Project to extend I-57 through area moves forward (2/22/19)DEXTER — A project to extend Interstate 57 past Sikeston along U.S. Highway 60 to connect Chicago to Dallas, Texas took another step Friday with the unveiling of the Future I-57 sign in front of a large crowd at the First Baptist Church. “This is a big moment,” Senator Roy Blunt said, “as we move, take another step forward.”...
Greenville R-II names January students of the month (2/22/19)Greenville R-II High School recently named Tristin Taylor Porter and Cassie Ann Turner as its January students of the month. Tristin Taylor Porter is a senior and the daughter of Todd and Michele Porter of Williamsville, Mo. She is active in volleyball, basketball, softball, Beta, National Honors Society, FCCLA, FBLA and Art Club...
Oak Grove Elementary highlights
Poplar Bluff Technical Career Center highlights
VAlentines for Veterans ConcertOn Friday February 15, 2019, the Black River Coliseum in downtown Poplar Bluff hosted VAlentines for Veterans. Attendees braved the fierce cold to enjoy country music performances from Rodney Atkins and opening performer, Tiera.
Dancing With the PB Stars, Junior EditionThe 2019 Dancing With the PB Stars Junior Edition event, a fundraiser for Sacred Heart School, was held Feb. 9 at the Rodgers Theatre in Poplar Bluff.
Twin Rivers High School highlights
2018 Badge of Honor Benefit Run proceeds recipientsThe Badge of Honor Benefit Run is an event to honor the men and women who have dedicated their lives to protect and serve the citizens of their communities. Proceeds of the monies raised from this event will be distributed among four distinguished law enforcement support groups, dedicated to...
Intermission at the VAlentines for Veterans Concert (2/16/19)
VAlentines for Veterans performers sing Happy Birthday to WWII veteran (2/15/19)
An Interview with Randall Merimee Vietnam Veteran (2/15/19)
Grave Stone of Francis Hendrix returned (2/14/19)
Libla Family Sports Complex Walkthrough (2/14/19)
- Poplar Bluff's Katelyn Moeller signs with Central Methodist (2/23/19)Poplar Bluff’s Katelyn Moeller was able to wait until her dad had a day off work. She did not wait around for a signing ceremony. “I was nervous getting up to it, knowing if I was going to do it or not,” Moeller said. “When I got the paper, I waited for a day when my dad was off on a Saturday to sign it with him. It is definitely relieving that they got the actual one two days ago, and I’m am officially going there and I don’t have to worry about finding a college to go to.”...
- Poplar Bluff's Katelyn Moeller signs with Central Methodist (2/23/19)
- Poplar Bluff's Ben Stewart signs with Greenville University (2/23/19)
- Kiley Bess breaks Poplar Bluff girls career scoring record (2/22/19)
- Portageville wins first boys basketball district title in 10 years, beats Bernie 47-43 (2/21/19)
- Balanced Cape Central shoots past Dexter boys basketball 84-50 (2/21/19)
- Neelyville boys basketball held to 29 points in district championship loss to Thayer (2/21/19)
In Your Community
- Bills focus on job creation, veterans
- Groups work well together for area
- Mardi Gras party March 2 at AAD Grotto, fundraiser for Sacred Heart
- Hosentfeld-Williams awarded SEMO scholarship
- City meetings
- WBU releases president’s and dean’s lists
- Heartland Gobblers' banquet is March 9
- TRC nursing program application deadline is March 1
Ruby Alice JacoPOPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Ruby Alice Jaco, 88, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 at Mark Twain Care Center. Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 at Cotrell Funeral Chapel with the funeral service following at noon. Burial will follow at City Cemetery...
Kenneth Daniel DavisPOPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — Kenneth Daniel Davis, 70, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 in Poplar Bluff. The family will plan a memorial service at a later date. www.fowlersullivanfuneralhome.com
Dorothy SimmonsGREENVILLE, Mo. — Dorothy Simmons, 82, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 at her home near Greenville. Arrangements are pending with Morrison-Worley Funeral Chapel, Greenville.
Jack Glenn FlaggWENTZVILLE, Mo. — Jack passed away on Feb. 15, 2019 at the age of 79. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Losh) Flagg of Lake Saint Louis, Mo. for 59 years. The funeral was at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Living Lord Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Mo. Interment was at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Poplar Bluff. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Living Lord Lutheran Church or Donor’s Choice in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P. O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385
Jeramie J. HillJeramie J. Hill, 43, of East Peoria, passed away at 5:57 am Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. He was born Sept. 10, 1975 in Peoria to Dwight and Julie Bishop Hill. He married Amanda McGowen, she survives. Also surviving are his parents; 4 daughters, Michelle Hill, Morgan Hill, Brianna Wilkerson, Estella Nadine Hill; 2 grandchildren, Emma and Grady Keisling; grandparents, Jerrel and Ola Hill Sr. of Dexter and father-in-law, Autto McGowan...
Public Notice - Feb. 23In Re: Sara R Shaw and Jamie J Shaw, Wife and Husband TRUSTEE’S SALE – Under the terms of the Deed of Trust executed by Sara R Shaw and Jamie J Shaw, Wife and Husband dated 09/15/2017, and recorded on 09/18/2017 Book 1038 Page 4649 in the office of the Recorder of Deeds for Butler County, MISSOURI, the undersigned Successor Trustee, will on 03/08/2019 at 10:00 AM at the West Front Door of the Butler County Courthouse, 100 N Main St. ...
Public Notice - Feb. 23Sacred Heart School is requesting proposal and contract for Food Service Management Service. This solicitation is for the purpose of entering into a contract for the operation of a food service program with Sacred Heart School. A pre-proposal meeting to review the RFP, to clarify any questions and for a walk-through of the facilities with school officials will be held 3-5-2019 at 9:30am at Sacred Heart School...
Public Notice - Feb. 22LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE FEBRUARY 27, 2019 VEHICLE 2002 ford focus VIN# 1fafp38312w294875 THE VEHICLE CAN BE SEEN FEBRUARY 22 & 26, 2019 DATE OF SALE IS FEBRUARY 27, 2019 TIME OF SALE IS 1:00 PM LOCATION OF SALE IS: FRANCIS ENTERPRISES, LLC 3001 S. WESTWOOD BLVD...
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