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Offender Has Court Date

(Farmington, MO) A 36 year old man, being held in the Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Services, or SORTS, facility at Farmington, Justin Cole Haggerman, is scheduled to appear in St. Francois County Circuit Court August 25th. He's been charged with endangering a corrections employee by knowingly exposing them to a communicable or infectious disease and knowingly committing violence against a Department of Mental Health worker while in a secure facility. Reports show the charges come after Haggerman is alleged to have rubbed bodily fluids onto a staff member and attacked another in two different incidents. Haggerman is currently serving a 15 year sentence for rape convictions.
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Farmington Correctional Center Inmate Dies

(Farmington) A 71 year old man serving a life sentence for capital murder has died at the Farmington Correctional Center. Richard Richter had been in prison since 1976. He had also been sentenced for fires degree robbery with a revolver, robbery, assault and two counts of second degree murder. Officials...
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Marilyn G. France – Service 08/12/22 at 12 p.m.

Marilyn France of Dardenne Prairie, formerly of Farmington, died Tuesday at the age of 81. The funeral service will be Friday at noon at the C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge. Burial will be at the Parkview Cemetery in Farmington. Visitation for Marilyn France is Friday from 10...

Second K9 Added To Desloge Force

(Desloge, MO) Desloge City Officials are adding a second K9 to the police force after a donation was made at Monday's City Council Meeting. The Mayor of Desloge, Dave Shaw, says the addition of another K9 can benefit the relationships between law enforcement and the community.

Inmate Dies At Potosi Correctional Center

(Potosi) An inmate at the Potosi Correctional Center has died. Authorities say Kevin Andrews was a 42 year old male serving a 15 year sentence for possession of a controlled substance, two counts of first degree robbery, two counts of armed criminal action, two counts of kidnapping and two counts of first degree burglary from St. Louis County.

The Hope Center is opening more branches for therapy needs

SIKESTON, Mo (KBSI)- Equine-assisted therapy takes a different route in helping those struggling with physical, behavioral, and mental challenges. The gait of a horse has similarities to the natural stride of a human, supporting the natural motion of the spine and pelvis. At the Hope Therapeutic Center in Perryville this...

Max Con 3 Saturday In Farmington

(Farmington) If you’re a fan of comics, collectibles or gaming, there’s an event coming up Saturday in Farmington that you’ll want to check out. Ethan Smallen is the owner of E&A Collectibles inside The Factory in Farmington. He says Max Con 3 takes place this weekend. Smallen...

Five Injured In St. Francois County Accident

(Farmington) Five people were injured in a two vehicle traffic accident Sunday afternoon on Route D at O’Bannon Road in St. Francois County. The highway patrol says a Ford Escape driven by a 17 year old juvenile turned into the path of a Dodge Journey driven by 62 year old Vicky Jennings of Farmington, forcing both vehicles off the road.