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Teen seriously injured in single-vehicle crash

NEW MADRID COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A Matthews, Mo. teenager was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in New Madrid County shortly after midnight on Saturday, August 6. The crash happened on County Road 843, about 2 miles north of Matthews. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the 17-year-old...
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Brown earns All-American honors at AAU Junior Olympics

Dexter graduate Gabby Brown added a couple of All-American finishes to an impressive high school career at the AAU Junior Olympics in Greensboro, N.C. last week. Brown earned a sixth-place finish in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 11 minutes and 34.37 seconds on Saturday, July 6. “I was...
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Local Memphis, Mizzou softball players host junior camp in Kennett

Southland graduates Jenna Gibson and Jordan Zolman gathered girls from around the area at Ultimate Fitness in Kennett on Saturday for a junior softball clinic. Both are future teachers, and with experience playing softball at the collegiate level they offered a wealth of knowledge about what it takes to be successful on the diamond.

Dexter football takes first step in 'establishing culture' under Jamerson

DEXTER – The 2022 edition of Dexter Bearcat football is going to be an evolution. The squad of 50-plus student-athletes are young and inexperienced, BUT are eager to learn, according to first-year Bearcat coach Chad Jamerson, and Monday’s initial day of OFFICIAL practice was just that, a learning experience.

Kennett football back to work in first official season practice

The Kennett football team is back together after the conclusion of dead week to finish out the final three weeks of the pre-season. With a roster slightly shorter than anticipated, the Indians took full advantage of the first official practice of the season on Monday, getting right into the details with a core group well-acquainted from events this summer.

Gov. Parson to visit Portageville, tour highway project

A Matthews, Mo. teen was seriously injured after her pickup truck crash into a silo in New Madrid County. Notre Dame High School science teacher and astronomy expert Jerry Landawe previews what you can see in the night sky in August and a new astronomy club in the Heartland. First...

Matthews Teen Seriously Hurt in Weekend Crash

A New Madrid County teenager was seriously hurt just after midnight Saturday when the pickup she was driving ran off CR 843 north of Matthews and struck a silo. The MSHP reports the 17 year old girl from Matthews was taken to Missouri Delta Medical Center.

The Hunter-Dawson home in New Madrid, Missouri is a state historical site and museum

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site in New Madrid, Missouri.Jonathunder, GFDL 1.2, via Wikimedia Commons. Here, we have the Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site located in New Madrid, Missouri. The property is maintained by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and it’s a historic house museum. This house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2012. It's also been referred to as the Bootheel's Majestic Mansion.
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Shooting under investigation in Caruthersville

CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. (KFVS) - Police responded to multiple reports of gunfire in Caruthersville early Thursday, August 4. Officers were called to the areas between East 8th Street and East 13th Street around 12:30 a.m. While they were searching the area, police said the officers found shell casing in the roadway...

DAV donates to veterans

The Disabled American Veterans Ken Sisler Chapter 47 Auxiliary, based in Dexter, recently made generous contributions to Veterans via a pair of programs at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Auxiliary Commander Rita Pobst presented checks for the facility’s Hospice and Women Veterans Health Programs to Dale Garrett, chief of the medical center’s Center for Development and Civic Engagement.