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Governor Signs Bill Honoring Farmington Soldiers

(Farmington) Friday was a special day in Jefferson City for State Representative Dale Wright of Farmington. His bill honoring the memory of two Farmington soldiers killed in the Vietnam War was officially signed by Governor Parson. Wright says these two young men will have signs installed in their honor along Highway 67.
FARMINGTON, MO
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March protesting abortion ruling to be held in Twin Cities

A women’s march protesting the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v Wade will be held on Independence Day in the Twin City area. The .8-mile-long march will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, July 4, at the Festus Library and proceed east, ending at the Twin City Little League Fields on the east side of Hwy. 67.
FESTUS, MO
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FSA Looking to Fill Local Committees

Farm fence with long shadows photographed at sunrise under blanket of fog. (Southeast MO) The Farm Service Agency with the U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking to fill the local county committees that advise the FSA. County Executive Director for St. Francois, Iron, Madison, Washington, and Ste. Genevieve, Joseph Stillman tells us what the committees do…
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Man and Woman Charged with Abuse

(Bonne Terre, MO) Two people from Bonne Terre, 28 year old Jessie L. DeMay and 35 year old Garry W. Triplett Jr. are in custody at the St. Francois County Jail after being charged with two counts of abuse or neglect of a child. Reports indicate a 3 year old boy is said to have began having seizures at the couple's home June 20th. The toddler was flown to Children's Hospital in St. Louis where it was discovered he had drugs, including fentanyl and methamphetamine, in his system. The boy's 10 year old brother is alleged to have also tested positive for methamphetamine. Both DeMay and Triplett are scheduled for their initial appearance in St. Francois County Circuit Court on the charges Tuesday.
BONNE TERRE, MO
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Roy E. Mason – Services 7/2/22 At 11 A.M.

Roy E. Mason of Ironton died Wednesday at the age of 96. Services are Saturday morning at 11 at Bryson Funeral Home in Pilot Knob. Interment is at The Baptist Home Cemetery. Visitation for Roy Mason is Saturday morning at 10 at Bryson Funeral Home in Pilot Knob.
IRONTON, MO
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Donations Needed For Property

(Potosi, MO) JKK Inheritance Haven Executives are still asking for donations to purchase property for a building where survivors of human trafficking can experience healing. The Executive Director of the Haven, Ronnie Dubois, says the 37 acres has water, septic, electric and a driveway already prepared, and they are looking for sponsors for each acre.
POTOSI, MO
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Richard Gebhardt, Jr. – Service 7/9/22 At 2 P.M.

Richard Gebhardt, Jr. of Bonne Terre died June 26th at the age of 38. The funeral service is Saturday afternoon, July 9th at 2 at C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge. Visitation for Richard Gebhardt, Jr. is Saturday afternoon, July 9th at noon at C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge.
BONNE TERRE, MO
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Court Date for St. Louis Woman

(Desloge, MO) The woman from St. Louis, who is facing several charges after allegedly stealing a jeep and leading Desloge Police officers on a high speed chase, 30 year old Winona Gilliam, has an initial hearing court date of next Tuesday in St. Francois County. It's also reported an officer was injured and a police car received damage during the pursuit. According to reports Gilliam asked a woman to give her a ride Tuesday.
DESLOGE, MO
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POTOSI LIONS CLUB OFFICERS INSTALLED & GETTING READY FOR THE FAIR

The 2022-23 Potosi Lions Club Officers group was installed during a dinner meeting on Monday, June 20th, 2022 at the Potosi Lions Den. The Potosi Lions are busy with preparations for the 74th Annual Washington County Fair that is set for Wednesday, Aug. 3rd through Saturday, Aug. 6th.
POTOSI, MO
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Hart Facing Possession Of Child Pornography Charges

(St. Francois County, MO) A Farmington man, 36 year old Carl Hart is facing three charges of possession of child pornography following his arrest on Wednesday, June 29th. A press release issued by the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Division of Drug and Crime Control states a search warrant was issued for Hart's residence in the 100 block of Garson Lane in Farmington. Following the investigation, law enforcement officials seized child pornography and a cell phone. The St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney's Office formally charged Hart on Thursday, June 30th. Hart is being held at the St. Francois County Jail with a $250,000 bond. The Division of Drug and Crime Control encourages internet users to promptly report to the Patrol or local law enforcement anyone who attempts to engage in unwanted, inappropriate, or sexualized communications with children. The Digital Forensics Investigative Unit is partially funded by the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
FARMINGTON, MO
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Fireworks at the Lake! Twin Eagle Hosts Fireworks Sat., July 2

Twin Eagle Lake will again host a spectacular fireworks display on Saturday, July 2nd over the lake. The public will be welcome to enjoy the show with the purchase of a $3 wristband for adults. Children ages 15 and under will be free to attend. The wristbands will be available...
POTOSI, MO
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St. Louis Woman Charged after Chase

(Desloge, MO) A St. Louis woman, Winona Gilliam, is in custody on a $100,000 bond after she was arrested following a high speed chase involving officers from the Desloge Police Department. Few details are available currently yet St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney, Melissa Gilliam, says she's they're charging Winona Gilliam with tampering with a motor vehicle, resisting arrest creating a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person, exceeded the posted speed limit by 26 miles per hour or more, and driving the wrong direction on a highway divided into two or more roadways. Stay tuned to KFMO B104 News for more details as they become available.
DESLOGE, MO
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Baby Boomer Tickets on Sale Friday

(Farmington, MO) Tickets for the Baby Boomers 20th Anniversary Concert go on sale Friday morning at the Farmington Civic Center Box Office. The Music Coordinator for Mineral Area College, Dr. Kevin White, who is also the creator of the show, says this year's theme features songs from each of the past Baby Boomer's concerts.
FARMINGTON, MO
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Baumgartner Stays in Jail After Hearing

(Cape Girardeau, MO) The woman charged with tampering with evidence in the death of 20 year old Jessi Wilfong of Fredericktown, 59 year old Teresa Baumgartner, will stay behind bars for now after a judge denied her bond reduction request. Reports show Wilfong's body was found buried in a barn on property near Baumgartner's home. She's being held in the cape Girardeau County Jail and prosecutor's expect more charges to be filed and they could involve additional suspects. The investigation continues. Stay tuned to KFMO B104 News for more information as it becomes available.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO
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