Virginia Tech student Johnny Roop is no longer considered a missing personCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Missing Virginia Tech student Jonathan Roop was seen in MissouriCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
The Charles and Bettie Birthright House: the freed who helped develop a town and county in MissouriCJ CoombsNewsBreak Contributor
Campbell man killed in Stoddard County crash
BERNIE, Mo. (KFVS) - A man was killed Saturday afternoon after being involved in a one vehicle crash in Stoddard County. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Reports, the crash occurred around 2:45 p.m. on February 24. The driver was going northbound on Highway 25, about two miles north of Bernie.
Campbell man killed in single-vehicle crash
A man was killed Saturday afternoon after being involved in a single-vehicle crash in Stoddard County.
Culinary Journey in Poplar Bluff: 3 Unforgettable Pizza Experiences
In this piece, we'll be exploring three standout pizza places in Poplar Bluff. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Stoddard County man charged with second degree murder
A Stoddard County man has been charged with second degree murder in connection with a death investigation that began in November of last year.
West Plains school employee sentenced for endangering student
BUTLER COUNTY, Mo. — A coach previously employed with the West Plains R-7 School District has pleaded guilty to first-degree endangerment of the welfare of a child. On Feb. 21, 2024, a Butler County judge sentenced 43-year-old Christopher Taylor to five years of probation and seven years of a prison sentence for the felony charge. […]
Poplar Bluff man hospitalized after crashing into tree
BUTLER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Friday night in Butler County. According to the MSHP crash report, 44-year-old Theodore E. Liszewski was travelling southbound on Route W in Poplar Bluff around 10:40 p.m. on February 23. He...
Jars of Love Peanut Butter Drive to benefit SEMO Food Bank
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - A southeast Missouri hospital will hold its second annual Jars of Love Peanut Butter Drive. According to a release from the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, the peanut butter drive kicks off on Monday, March 4 and will run through Monday, March 25. You can...
Missing Virginia college student last spotted at Missouri restaurant
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – Authorities say a Virginia college student reported missing last week was apparently seen at a Missouri restaurant on Wednesday before he left the restaurant alone and drove away. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia is investigating the disappearance of Jonathan “Johnny” Roop. Authorities say...
Celebrating Heartland Black owned businesses: Mr. White Cakes Bakery
Meet Michael White, owner of Mr. White Cakes, in Sikeston. Michael showcases his delicious sweet treats and savory dishes.
Missouri observes Severe Weather Preparedness Week starting March 4
In April 2023, an EF-2 tornado swept through Bollinger County, Missouri, devastating a community and claiming the lives of five people. In July, two more people were killed in separate incidents after massive trees uprooted by a severe storm in the St. Louis area fell onto a house and a car. That same month, another individual was killed when a tree crushed a camper during a round of severe storms in southwest Missouri, shared the State Emergency Management Agency in a press release.
C1D2 BKB: Rebels top Risco with toughness for 2nd straight District title
ESSEX – To start this month, the Richland (Essex) boy’s basketball squad dropped three of four games, including a 10-point loss at Risco, and fifth-year Rebel coach Matt Cline was none too pleased with how his team was trending. “I really haven’t liked the way that we rebounded,”...
Dexter Police K-9 handler placed on administrative leave
A police K-9 handler in Dexter is on administrative leave pending an investigation into the death of the dog.
Stars and Stripes Museum teaches about Navajo code talkers during Kids Day
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. (KFVS) - The Stars and Stripes Museum held its monthly Kids Day in Bloomfield on Saturday. Held on February 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., February’s theme was “WWII Navajo Code Talkers.” The museum honored the contributions of Navajo Code Talkers during World War II.
C2D3: Puxico pulls away from Advance for district title
BLOOMFIELD — Mission accomplished for the Puxico Indians boys basketball team. After coming up just short of winning a district title in recent years, the Indians finally reached the pinnacle Saturday with a 79-47 win over the Advance Hornets in the MSHSAA Class 2 District 3 championship game. “It's...
First Alert: Start of a warm trend
(KFVS) - We are seeing nice conditions for your Sunday with a warm trend starting later today, but storms may be coming soon. Temperatures this morning are starting in the mid to upper 30s but by the afternoon, expect highs to reach the the upper 60s. There will be partly...
Today the gas price is close to $2.95 in Malden as of 2024-02-26. 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 Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Clarkton threepeats C1D1 title
CLARKTON, Mo. - Lightning might never strike twice in the same place. But it's struck three times in as many seasons at Clarkton, where head coach Cole McBroom's basketball team overcame adversity and claimed the MSHSAA Class 1 District 1 Tournament championship Saturday for the third straight year. In a...
Jeff Lindsey to lead Southern Cotton Ginners Association
For most of his career Jeff Lindsey has been a hands-on kind of ginner. He preferred working with his hands when it came to keeping a cotton gin running. Now that Lindsey is about to take the reins of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association during the 2024 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show in Memphis, Tenn., he wants to be a hands-on kind of president.
A Foodie's Guide to Poplar Bluff: 6 Mexican Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore six outstanding Mexican restaurants in Poplar Bluff. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these locations? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
10-digit dialing begins tomorrow for 573 area code residents
Those living in the 573-area code will have to enter some extra digits to make a phone call starting tomorrow.