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Endangered Person Advisory issued for missing Missouri woman

DUNKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KAIT) – Deputies need your help finding a missing Missouri woman. The Dunklin County Sheriff’s Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for 50-year-old Mary Ruth Blevins. According to a news release, Blevins was last seen at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 30, in the 38,000-block of...
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Former corrections officers indicted for federal civil rights offenses following assault on inmate and false cover-up report

Two former correctional officers at Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville have been indicted by a Memphis federal grand jury following an assault on an inmate. Thirty-six-year-old Javian Griffin is charged with using unlawful force against an inmate and both he and 32-year-old Sebron Hollands are charged with obstruction of justice for writing false reports about the assault.
TIPTONVILLE, TN
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Endangered Person Advisory issued for woman in Campbell

DUNKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – The Dunklin County Sheriff’s Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred in Campbell on June 30. It happened at 38702 Rt WW in Campbell at 11 a.m. Mary Ruth Blevins is described as a 50-year-old white, female....
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Two West Tennessee officers indicted after inmate was punched

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two former Tennessee prison officers have been charged with writing false reports after one of them hit an inmate, federal prosecutors said Friday. Former Tennessee Department of Correction tactical officers Javian Griffin, 36, and Sebron Hollands, 32, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Memphis, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
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House fire under investigation in Caruthersville

CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. (KFVS) - A late night house fire in Caruthersville is under investigation. Crews were called at 11:49 p.m. to a single-story house fire on the 1400 block of Franklin Avenue on Wednesday, June 29. According to the Caruthersville Fire Department, a bedroom wall had moderate fire damage. The...
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Cardinals Bullpen surprises Naile with signed champagne bottle

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KFVS) - Charleston native James Naile seems to be getting more comfortable with his role as a Cardinals reliever. His nerves have settled a bit, in part thanks to the St. Louis pitching staff. Naile said some of his fellow teammates recently surprised him with a special...
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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Sikeston DPS trains for Active Bystander Law-Enforcement

SIKESTON, Mo. (KBSI) – In 2020, George Floyd was killed leaving many to consider whether the police tactics used were appropriate or not. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking to find a solution through a special police training course. The course is ABLE, an acronym for...
SIKESTON, MO
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Caruthersville shooting under investigation

A person of interest is in custody in connection with a deadly Williamson County shooting. A Heartland company is investing millions of dollars to open a manufacturing facility in Paducah, Ky. The Breakfast Show TOO headlines 6/30. Updated: 12 hours ago. |. The Breakfast Show TOO headlines 6/30. McCracken County...
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Saint Francis Foundation Power of One campaign raises over $200k

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) -The Saint Francis Foundation Power of One campaign raised a total of $208,000, exceeding its goal. Money raised through Power of One will help areas of need for patients of Saint Francis Healthcare System, their families, colleagues and the community. “We are so very proud of...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO
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Mary ‘Louise’ (Lyons) Payne || Obituary

Mary “Louise” (Lyons) Payne, January 28, 1938 – June 27, 2022, Louise Payne was born in Success, Arkansas, the first of six children to the late L.A. and Elsie Lyons on January 28, 1938. Asa child, she played the drums in elementary school, and helped her family on the share-crop farm picking cantaloupe, watermelon, and cotton. After graduating from high school in Diehlstadt Missouri, she went to work in St. Louis as a bookkeeper for the Universal Printing Company. She met the love of her life, Mierlan Payne, on a blind date and they were married three months later on August 16, 1958. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Louise will always be remembered for her love for Christ and her passion for serving others. Louise worked for many years as a bookkeeper/secretary for Sewell Heating and Cooling and Averill Heating and Cooling in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2005, Mierlan and Louise decided to complete their lifelong dream of selling their possessions and became “Work Kampers” at Angel RV Park in Powderly, Texas and Hinton RV Park in Sikeston, Missouri. She was an active member at the Lamar Avenue Church of Christ in Paris, Texas. She volunteered to help youth train for the Leadership Training for Christ competition, was active in the Food Pantry, and helped prepare food for the Wednesday evening meals. Louise was active with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program at Paris Junior College which provided services to the Lamar County community. Mierlan and Louise moved back to Sikeston, MO to help care for her aging mother. While in Sikeston, Louise was an active member at the Shady Acres Church of Christ and was a member of the Prayer Group. In 2019, Louise returned to Powderly, Texas with her husband and became an active member at the Westwood Church of Christ. She spent her days spoiling her husband and grandchildren. To relax, she enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune and the Hallmark Channel. Louise passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, June 27, 2022, at the age of 84. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 63 ½ years, Mierlan Payne, and her children Leann (Rodney) Jackson, Rita Pringle (fiancé David Castilleo) and Leonard (Carla) Payne. Louise was blessed with loving grandchildren: Brandon (Kat) Jackson, Kristi (Elias) Roque, Garrett (Lindsey) Jackson, Jonathan Pringle, Trevor (Brittany) Pringle, Kaylynn (Mason) Dickson, Kayla Payne, and Jared (Morgan) Payne, as well as eight great-grandchildren. She leaves behind four siblings: Alma Cloer, Arie Lyons, PriscillaLyons, and Tina Enax, as well as many in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews. Louise Payne was preceded in death by her parents, as well as her sister, Leaquieta Gardner, and a grandson, Ryan Joseph Pringle. A Celebration of Life Service is scheduled for Thursday, June 30, at the Shady Acres Church of Christ in Sikeston, Missouri. Visitation will be at 5 p.m. with the service at 6 p.m.. A Remembrance Service is scheduled for Sunday, July 10, at the Westwood Church of Christ in Paris, Texas from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Burial will be at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri.
PARIS, TX
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Area teams battle it out at Rib City Classic Volleyball Tournament

DEXTER, Mo. — A Rib City Classic Volleyball Tournament was held at the Bearcats Event Center at Dexter High School on Monday, June 27 and Tuesday, June 28. Tournament games were the best of three sets. Games started with a 4-4 score and concluded when one of the teams reaches 25 and led by two points. There was no scoring cap on any of the games.
DEXTER, MO
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