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Cuba man sentenced to prison for selling methamphetamine
A Crawford County man is headed to prison for being a suspected methamphetamine dealer. Arthur Curtis, 41, of Cuba, pleaded down last week to one count of possession of drug paraphernalia. In exchange for his plea, a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm was dismissed. Curtis was sentenced to seven years in prison.
De Soto man critically injured in crash reportedly caused by brake failure
A De Soto man is in critical condition after the vehicle he was riding in reportedly had brake failure on Hwy. A at Sandy Valley Road between Mapaville and Hillsboro, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. At 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, Kenneth W. Bailey, 34, of Hillsboro was driving...
400+ acre brush fire in Iron County
A man is accused of stealing items across Williamson County, Illinois. Heartland Sports: Mo. Girls Basketball Tournament champions. Here are the Heartland Missouri Girls Basketball sectionals champions. Updated: Feb. 15, 2024 at 12:00 AM CST. Nineteen people were arrested in a street gang round-up in Sikeston, Mo. on Thursday morning,...
Brush fire burns more than 400 acres in Iron County, Mo.
Emergency crews are currently working to extinguish a brush fire in Iron County, Missouri, spanning more than 400 acres.
Potosi Correctional Center Inmates Die
(Mineral Point) Two more inmates housed at the Potosi Correctional Center in Mineral Point have died. Officials say Ryan Blair was a 32 year old resident serving life without parole for numerous charges, including first-degree murder from Boone County. He had been in the prison system since July of last...
Teenage Drug And Alcohol Abuse Parents Seminar To Be Held In March
(JEFFERSON COUNTY, BYRNES MILL) Parents of teenagers are encouraged to attend a drug and alcohol abuse seminar in Byrnes Mill next month. Byrnes Mill Police Chief Frank Selvaggio has been part of this seminar from the start. He says there will be lots of information for parents to take in and what warning signs to look for.
Dry, windy conditions spark brushfires across St. Louis
Firefighters across the St. Louis metro area spent Tuesday battling brush fires from St. Peters to De Soto. Some of those fires got out of control quickly due to the dry, windy conditions.
Jefferson County deputies fatally wound man while attempting to serve warrant
Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office shot and killed a man Monday morning while attempting to serve him with an arrest warrant.
Overdue library books lead to Missouri woman’s arrest
Farmington Municipal Judge Edward Pultz ordered a woman to be arrested and fingerprinted in a case of public library books and a DVD that hadn’t been returned yet.
Man tracks down ex-girlfriend in High Ridge, fires shots at her and other man
A St. Louis man is accused of tracking down his ex-girlfriend, threatening her, and then shooting at her and another man.
Fire destroys garage east of De Soto
A fire destroyed a garage in the 3900 block of Fountain City Road east of De Soto on Thursday night, Feb. 22, De Soto Rural Deputy Fire Chief John Scullin. He said the De Soto Rural Fire Protection District got a call at 11:30 p.m. about the garage fire, which was endangering the attached single-story house. A crew of firefighters had just returned to the firehouse after spending five hours battling a large brush fire in the Richwoods area in Washington County. Because of that, it took firefighters only nine minutes to arrive to the call.
Ameren wants you to pay to close its troubled coal plant. State watchdogs say not so fast.
Ameren’s goal of retiring its Rush Island coal-fired power plant by October is a good one, say state watchdogs and consumer advocates, but they want to protect customers from having to pay for the company’s violation of the Clean Air Act and costs related to its “imprudent” decisions.
Canadian Group Brings Jobs to Parkland
(Bismarck, MO) A Canadian company, I.K.O. Industries Limited, will be coming to St. Francois County. State Representative, Dale Wright, says the company is making a $130 million investment to bring about 80 new jobs to the Bismarck area.
McAlister’s to Open in Farmington, Missouri
McAlister’s Deli, a leading fast casual chain, will open its doors in Farmington, MO at 1290 Maple Street at 10:30 a.m.on Monday, March 4. To celebrate the grand opening, the first 100 guests in line on opening day will receive free tea for one year. This entitles winners to one free tea per week for 52 consecutive weeks.
De Soto hires two new assistant superintendents
The De Soto School District will have two new assistant superintendents next school year. De Soto Board of Education members voted unanimously Feb. 15 to promote De Soto Junior High Principal Joshua Phipps to assistant superintendent of school operations and to hire Shawn Brown, assistant superintendent of curriculum, instruction and assessment in the Hannibal School District, to fill that same role at De Soto for the 2024-2025 school year.
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Jefferson County Council Approves A Builder For Sheriff’s Office Crime Lab
(HILLSBORO, PEVELY) The Jefferson County Council has decided on a builder for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s crime lab. The council voted 6-0 to approve the bid from K & S Associates to construct the lab alongside the current sheriff’s office evidence storage facility in Pevely. Jefferson County Executive Dennis Gannon says K & S has a good reputation.
Paula Boehmer of St. Clair, MO
Paula Boehmer of St. Clair, MO joined the Real Rock Army today … brought to you by Sievers Equipment and Sievers JCB!. Paula loves listening to The A.D. Show in the mornings. Paula loves spending time with her grandkids and her wonderful boyfriend. Paula says her new job at...
Richardson Wins State Championship; Girls Wrestling Brings Seven Qualifiers
Sullivan finished 16th out of 81 teams with 36.5 points at the MSHSAA Girls Class 1 State Championship from Feb. 21-22. The girls’ wrestling team had seven state qualifiers in Columbia at the Mizzou Arena, and Dorie Richardson emerged as the first state champion in the program’s history.
Farmington Mayor Gives Update at State of County Address
Farmington Mayor Larry Forsythe spoke at the State of the County Address at Mineral Area College last Friday. He made an exciting announcement regarding the city’s finances. Forsythe also announced that a way to honor veterans is coming to Engler Park. Forsythe also gave updates to renovations coming to...