Amauri Gorman blows past 1,000
CLARKTON – It's always thrilling to see high-school athletes achieve. The Reindeers' Amauri Gorman inspired excitement when he reached, then topped 1,000 points during a recent basketball game against a very strong South Pemiscot High School team. “I'll be playing 'til I can't no more,” a soft-spoken Gorman said...
Dexter PD K-9 found dead inside kennel
DEXTER, Mo. (KBSI) – On Sunday, February 18, 2024, Dexter Police Department’s canine “Apollo” was found dead inside his kennel. On Monday, February 19, a necropsy was performed at the Animal Health Clinic in Dexter, Mo. Dexter Police Department and Stoddard County Sheriff’s Office requested the...
Woman hit by truck in Pemiscot County, Mo.
PEMISCOT COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a crash involving a pedestrian on Tuesday night, February 20. The crash happened around 6:20 p.m. on Route J, approximately 4 miles north of Hayti. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a northbound pickup truck hit a...
Community reacts after police chief’s arrest
CARDWELL, Mo. (KAIT) - A community is reacting after the arrest of its sole protector. Cardwell Police Chief Danny Lee Spradlin turned himself in at the Dunklin County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday, February 15. He faced charges of two counts of second-degree assault and two counts of tampering with...
C1D1 semifinals decided
CLARKTON – The opening games of the Class 1 District 1 Basketball Tournament here Tuesday resulted in three teams advancing to Thursday's semifinals. No.1-seeded Cooter (16-10) takes on challengers No.4-seeded Delta C-7 (Deering) at 6 p.m. and host team, No.3-seeded Clarkton (8-18) resurrects a three-mile rivalry with No.2-seeded Gideon (8-18) following.
Southeast Missouri smelter employees face uncertain future after plant’s sudden closing
Timmy Bearden had heard whispers of plans to close Magnitude 7 Metals while he was working the night shift at the Marston aluminum smelter on Jan. 23. Bearden left work at 7 a.m. and had not yet made it home before he received calls from colleagues telling him Magnitude 7 had announced it would be halting its operations by Jan. 28.
Controversial seat belt bill awaiting Governor Holcomb's approval
Under the new bill, juries on civil cases would get to know whether the accident victim was wearing a seat belt.
Today the gas price is close to $2.76 in Clarkton as of 2024-02-20. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.276, a week ago the price is $3.225 , according to AAA.
Steele police investigating reported assault, robbery
STEELE, Mo. (KBSI) – Steele police are investigating a reported assault and robbery. A man told Steele police officers that he was assaulted and robbed on February 17 while walking home. He told police he was at the liquor store playing game machines. Shortly after he says he was...
How personal income has changed in Pemiscot County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Pemiscot County, Missouri and how it compares to state and national levels.
Two-vehicle accident claims life of Hardy man
A Hardy man died in a two-vehicle accident in rural Clay County on Tuesday. According to the Arkansas State Police, Timothy D. Evans, 49, was driving north on U.S. Highway 67 when his 2001 Chevrolet crossed the center line and struck a southbound 2022 International. The driver of the International was not reported as injured.
Hardy man killed in crash
CLAY COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A Hardy man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Clay County. According to the crash report, 49-year-old Timothy D. Evans was traveling northbound along Highway 67 near Clay Road 110 in Clay County around 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20. The report said Evans...
C2D1 BKB: Young Mules making BIG strides entering postseason
Bernie High School boy’s basketball coach Jason Long knew full well entering this season that his team would struggle early. The Mules have just one senior, guard Jayden Robinette, and though he is really good, Robinette is playing his first season of varsity basketball in two years. So, it...
NMCC sends five wrestlers to state
FESTUS, Mo. —New Madrid County Central flexed its muscles at the MSHSAA Class 1, District 1 Tournament, showcasing its depth by sending five wrestlers to the state meet. Caleb Moore (31-2) and Gavin Colbert (17-5) led the charge, each dominating their way to district championships. Moore put on a...
C3D1: East Prairie ends season for Royals
PORTAGEVILLE — The East Prairie offense wasn’t going to be denied. With the Twin Rivers Royals struggling to hold strong on the defensive end, the East Prairie Eagles took full advantage as both teams went head-to-head on Tuesday in the first round of the Class 3 District 1 Boys Basketball Tournament at Portageville High School.
Twin Rivers defeats Gideon on the road
GIDEON, Mo. - The Twin Rivers High School Basketball Royals took to the road Friday and returned to Broseley with a win. The Royals (14-12) traveled to Gideon, where the visitors took on the hometown Bulldogs (7-18) and took them out for a run, 67-50. Royals head coach Seth McBroom...
Local district tournament wrestling roundup
Four sites, four district tournaments, and a whole lot of wrestlers literally fighting for their place at state on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17. Here's the lowdown on how all eight area programs fared in their quest to Columbia, Mo. Next year, it will be nine, with the addition of Kelly.
Attorney General Bailey fights to protect Missourians amidst Magnitude 7 Metals closure
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In an effort to protect working families in southeast Missouri, Attorney General Andrew Bailey directed a letter to the owner of Magnitude 7 Metals, encouraging him to sell rather than close his plant in Marston, Missouri. In the letter, Attorney General Bailey writes, “I write...
Risco ends regular season on good note with tough OT W at Neelyville
NEELYVILLE – Both varsity boy’s basketball squads at Risco and Neelyville high schools have enjoyed their best seasons in several years, so when they recently met, yes, everyone knew the Tigers would prevail, but which team?. The contest on Thursday went overtime, but in the end, Risco executed...
New Madrid Police place two in custody after reports of thefts
CHARLESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - Two people were taken into custody after the New Madrid Police Department investigate reports of thefts. According to the Police Department, officers have been taking reports of thefts from vehicles. During the course of the investigation, a lead was developed that led officers to a residence in Charleston.