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...
CJ Wallace: Sophomore hits 1,000
CLARKTON – When we take a look at outstanding high school basketball players whose careers sometimes culminate with 1,000 points, generally we consider seniors exiting their programs on high notes. Delta C-7 (Deering) Charger Carlos “CJ” Wallace eclipsed 1,000 at Thursday's C1D1 Tournament at Clarkton. And Wallace,...
Dexter police K-9 handler placed on administrative leave
DEXTER, Mo. (KFVS) - A police K-9 handler is on administrative leave pending an investigation into the death of the dog. According to a release from the Dexter Police Department, the death of K-9 Apollo is under an internal investigation and an investigation by the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drugs and Crime Control.
Malden preschool teacher accused of hitting student with rain boot
MALDEN, Mo. (KFVS) - A preschool teacher in Malden faces felony charges after allegedly striking a student with their own rain boot. According to court documents, Anna Stout is accused of hitting the child in the midsection with the boot several times. The alleged abuse happened at the Malden Elementary...
Clarkton, Cooter face off at C1D1 Final
CLARKTON – Four teams entered Thursday's Class 1 District 1 semifinal round. Two advanced to Saturday's final. The No.1-seeded Cooter Wildcats (17-10) defeated No.4-seeded Delta C-7 (Deering) Chargers (9-16) and No.3-seeded Clarkton Reindeer (9-18) edged out No.2-seeded Gideon Bulldogs (8-19) in an upset win. “I thought it was a...
Fast Break Feature: Piggott girls basketball has special season despite major adversity
PIGGOTT, Ark. (KAIT) - On the surface, it may seem like a run-of-the-mill game. When reigning 3A State Champions Salem knocked off Piggott in the 3A-2 Girls Regional Quarterfinals, another season for the Lady Mohawks came to an end, but it was a special one for head coach Chris Brantley and his team.
C3D1 BKB: Malden rallies for revenge over East Prairie
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Malden and East Prairie waged a thrilling battle in the MSHSAA Class 3, District 1 Semifinal matchup on Thursday, Feb. 22. But in the end, the second-seeded Green Wave (21-5) emerged victorious with a 60-49 win over the third-seeded Eagles (21-7), avenging a recent loss and settling this season's rivalry in the process.
Tank blows up in Kennett, lands 100 feet away
KENNETT, Mo. (KBSI) – Firefighters responded to a the scene of a fire Wednesday. An old fuel tank blew up and landed 100 feet away inside a large shop building, according to Fire Marshal Dennis Hamlett with the Kennett Fire Department. It happened at 1:03 p.m. The Kennett Fire...
Police: Suspect stole Playstations from Walmarts in Kennett, Blytheville
An Arkansas man faces a felony charge after allegedly stealing three PlayStations from Walmart in Kennett.
Collier signs letter of intent
Risco High School's Natalie Collier committed to playing volleyball at Williams Baptist University at Walnut Ridge, Ark., under Coach Michelle Lawson. Collier plans to major in Sports Management and Marketing while attending university. Pictured, front row from left, are: Monica Collier (mom), Natalie Collier, Risco head volleyball coach Jessie King; (back row, from left) Risco Athletic Director Brandon Blankenship, Risco Schools Supt. Dr. Amy Baker, Risco Assistant Coach Jon Smith.
C2D1: Hayti ends Tigers’ season in district semis
HOLCOMB — The Neelyville Tigers season ended Thursday night in a heartbreaking 71-60 loss to the Hayti Indians in their second-round Class 2 District 1 game at Holcomb High School. The Tigers received a first-round bye as the top-seeded team, while Hayti, the fifth seed, beat fourth-seeded Bernie 50-39...
Freeman advances to state semis
COLUMBIA — Poplar Bluff Lady Mules wrestler Zoe Freeman took another step forward on her quest to reach the state wrestling finals. After a long season of training and nonstop battles, the Mules got the opportunity to showcase their talents on the mat with some of the best wrestlers in the state. Seniors Logan Hite and Jack Ernest and junior Zoe Freeman represented Poplar Bluff as they traveled to Columbia on Friday to compete in the first round of the MSHSAA boys Class 4 and girls Class 2 state wrestling tournaments.
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!
C3D1 BKB: Jones’ surge leads NMCC past Portageville
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Jadis Jones's 31-point outburst powered New Madrid County Central to an 80-52 victory over Portageville in the MSHSAA Class 3, District 1 semifinal on Thursday, Feb. 22. The fourth-seeded Bulldogs (17-11) challenged the top-seeded Eagles (23-3) throughout the first half, trailing by just 35-33 at the...
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.
Woman hit by truck in Pemiscot County
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a northbound pickup truck hit a pedestrian in the roadway on Route J, just north of Hayti, Tuesday night.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Dexter as of 2024-02-24. 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 Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
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.
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.
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...