Dudley, MO


Southeast Missouri sees increase in car break-ins

DEXTER, Mo. (KFVS) - The Dexter Police Department and surrounding agencies are looking for two men officials say are responsible for a series of car break-ins in southeast Missouri. “We have reports from Malden, Bernie, as well as us, Poplar Bluff, Piedmont, all of the similar situation,” Dexter Police Department...
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Garage Demolition moving along quickly

Historic Downtown Poplar Bluff is seeing major improvements. The demolition of the parking garage which began Tuesday is just one of many exciting renovations that are currently underway.
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Dexter police investigating vehicle break-ins

DEXTER, Mo. (KFVS) - Police are investigating multiple vehicle break-ins in the area. According to Dexter police, individuals busted out the windows of vehicles on Wednesday and stole purses and wallets. They and multiple other agencies are investigating. They reminded residents to hide any belongings you leave in a vehicle.

C4 STATE: Cape Central, Sikeston athletes earn all-state honors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Jamoreoun Nunley placed fifth in the triple jump while Cape Central teammates Zai’Aire Thomas and Kamarion Norfleet advanced to the finals Friday at the MSHSAA Class 4 championships. Sikeston’s Kyndal Steward earned all-state honors in the long jump, placing seventh. Nunley cleared 13.36...

Poplar Bluff's Clinton lands at state after learning new event

Alex Clinton had to stop running, but still wanted to compete on Poplar Bluff’s track and field team. “He just kind of taught himself high jump,” Mules coach Jeff Mannon said of Clinton, who will compete Saturday in the event at the MSHSAA Class 5 state championships in Jefferson City.

BCHD to debut Narcan vending machine

The Butler County Health Department will hold an event at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to unveil a new resource that area officials have said is much-needed in our area. Butler County Health Department will have the state’s first self-service Narcan vending machine. “The Butler County Health Department will join a...

100 Mile Yard Sale This Weekend

(Jackson, MO) The 100 Mile Yard Sale is underway along Missouri Route 25 through Southeast Missouri and officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation wants you to remember the greatest savings of the event could be a life. MoDOT will do its part to bring the safety message to the forefront. Message boards will be in place along the route to alert drivers of the unusual traffic patterns and promote safe driving. The yard sale began Thursday morning and runs from Jackson to Kennett passing through Gordonville, Dexter, Delta, and Bloomfield.

Poplar Bluff seniors graduate, head to state meet

After picking up their diploma and tossing their caps in the air, Poplar Bluff’s five senior state qualifiers hit the road Thursday night. Luke Barousse, Alex Clinton, Devin Gatewood, John-Paul Godwin and Justin Mitchell were able to attend graduation before heading to Jefferson City and the MSHSAA Class 5 track and field championships, which start Friday morning.

Multi-county pursuit on US Highway 60 leads to arrest of Poplar Bluff man

A Poplar Bluff man has been arrested following a pursuit that began in Poplar Bluff and ended in Dexter. Lieutenant Josh Stewart with the Poplar Bluff Police Department reports that the incident started following a report of a stolen vehicle. Around 7 a.m. Tuesday, officers with the Poplar Bluff Police Department responded to Eugene Boulevard regarding a stolen vehicle. Around 8:45 am, officers learned that the victim had spotted the vehicle at O’Reilly Auto Parts. Officers responded to that area and located the vehicle southbound on Business 67. The vehicle then turned onto Park Avenue where officers attempted to make a traffic stop, at that point the suspect failed to yield and a pursuit ensued. The suspect continued eastbound on Highway 60 through Dudley and then into Dexter. Spike strips were deployed in Dexter and the vehicle came to a stop. The suspect was removed from the vehicle and taken into custody. He was identified as 28-year-old Kory Paul. He is facing charges of stealing a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.

Dexter atheletes receive All District and Region softball awards

Three Dexter High School softball athletes earned All District and All Region Awards. Amelia Jenkins received 1st team All-District and 2nd team All Region as a pitcher. Kinleigh Chappell received 1st team All District as an infielder. Kennedy Bess received 1st team All District and 2nd team All Region as a catcher.

Dexter police investigating vehicle break-ins

Dexter police are investigating multiple vehicle break-ins in the area. On Wednesday, some individuals busted windows out of vehicles and stole purses and wallets. The police department wants to remind you to be diligent when leaving your belongings visible inside of your vehicle. Do your best to hide those items if you’re going to be away for an extended period of time. Dexter PD and multiple other agencies are working these investigations. Any information can be forwarded to Sgt. Robinson, Detective Moore, or Detective Forkum.

Poplar Bluff's Lipsey signs to play soccer at St. Charles

Poplar Bluff’s Zak Lipsey is joining a nationally-ranked soccer program in the fall after recently signing his National Letter of Intent. Lipsey will play for St. Charles Community College after the Cougars reached the semifinals of the NJCAA national this past season. “It was my goal from freshman year,...

The MAIN EVENT — Area honors veterans over Memorial Day weekend

This week, the Main Event is honoring veterans. The Poplar Bluff community will have two opportunities to honor veterans Memorial Day weekend: Saturday at the veterans section of the city cemetery and Monday at the Black River Coliseum. The American Legion Auxiliary will continue a 30-plus year tradition by placing...

KRCU Giving Back to Community with Red Cross Blood Drive

KRCU Public Radio will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Three Rivers College in Sikeston. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or sign up online at with sponsor code KRCU.