Service members bringing no-cost medical services to communities in Missouri, Illinois as part of training program
Several organizations are teaming-up to provide healthcare services at no cost to community members 2 years and older in Missouri and Illinois from June 11-20. The healthcare clinics are part of the Operation Healthy Delta Innovative Readiness Training program, which offers an opportunity for service members to provide needed care to uninsured or underinsured patients while gaining valuable first-hand knowledge in the medical field before deployment.
Yes, this Alligator Spotted in Missouri Lake & I’ve Got Bad News
No, you won't normally find alligators in Missouri. Yes, there was an alligator that was just spotted in a lake in the Show Me State. But, I've got some bad news and it's not about the alligator being found in a lake where it shouldn't have been. Wappapello Lake is...
Crews on scene of tractor trailer fire on Hwy 60 near Poplar Bluff
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - Firefighters and crews with MoDOT are on the scene of a large tractor trailer fire on Highway 60 near Poplar Bluff, Missouri. According to Sgt. Clark Parrott with Missouri State Highway Patrol, a tractor trailer hauling hay caught on fire. All of the hay bales were engulfed in flames.
Endangered Person Advisory
The Stoddard County Sheriff’s Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 102 North Oak Street, Advance, MOat 8:10 P.M. on June 3, 2023. Missing Is:. Jackson Cole Morgan, a white male, age 11 month. Possible suspects or associates are believed to...
Graham leaps for gold at state meet
Poplar Bluff High School high jumper Darius Graham got his first shot at the state tournament and returned home with the gold. Graham outlasted 17 other competitors at the MSHSAA Class 5 state track to finish first in the boy’s high jump clearing 2.06m. “It felt really great to...
Crash report for SE Missouri
One man has been sent to the hospital for serious injuries following a crash that occurred in Stoddard County yesterday afternoon. Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop E responded to a crash on County Road 442, one mile north of Dexter. The crash occurred as the vehicle, a 2007 Ford Focus, ran off the right side of the road and overturned. The driver of the vehicle was 52-year-old Joseph Gilmore from Mississippi. Gilmore was heading eastbound when the overturn happened. Gilmore was taken by ambulance to Southeast Health in Dexter for serious injuries, and his vehicle is probably totaled.
Poplar Bluff teen arrested following pursuit
One person was taken into custody following a Memorial Day pursuit in Poplar Bluff. The Poplar Bluff Police Department reports that 19-year-old Brett McCoy was arrested shortly before 10 pm Monday night after a short motor vehicle pursuit with a Poplar Bluff Police Officer. McCoy was booked into the Butler County Jail on charges of felony endangering the welfare of a child, resisting arrest, trespassing, and several traffic offenses.
Almost $100,000 of property damage reported at area highway repair site
The Butler County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a report of significant property damage. Sheriff Mark Dobbs reports that on May 30th, HR Quadri Contractors reported damage to two of their Caterpillar Haul Trucks and two of their Caterpillar Excavators that were involved in the repairs on Highway 67 South. The estimated repair costs are over $93,000. Anyone who has information in connection to the investigation is asked to contact the Butler County Sheriff’s Department at 573-785-8444.
Vehicle overturn in Dexter sends Mississippi man to hospital
DEXTER, Mo. (KFVS) - One man has been sent to the hospital for serious injuries following a crash that occurred in Stoddard County, Mo. On June 4, around 12:24 p.m., Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop E responded to a crash on County Road 442, one mile north of Dexter. According to an online traffic crash report, the crash occurred as the vehicle, a 2007 Ford Focus, ran off the right side of the road and overturned.
Alligator spotted at Wappapello Lake killed
A new manufacturing company is set to call southern Illinois home. Manner Polymers is investing $54M and creating more than 60 jobs in Mount Vernon. The search ends for a southeast Missouri man wanted by police in western Kentucky. Cape Farmers Market at the West Park Mall. Updated: 4 hours...
Police arrest man accused of breaking into vehicles in Bernie, Mo.
BERNIE, Mo. (KFVS) - The Bernie Police Department has located a suspect after receiving a report of vandalism. On May 31, the Bernie Police Department received a report of several vehicles being vandalized on N. Drake Street in Bernie, Mo. Officers conducted an investigation at that time, and were able to identify a suspect.
Man on backhoe leads deputies on chase
CLAY COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - A man driving a backhoe led deputies on a chase down a field road. Clay County Deputies observed 40-year-old Rodney Thrasher driving a backhoe across a residence yard on HWY 139. Deputies say Thrasher had a warrant out of Piggott. When authorities went to apprehend...
Young anglers wanted for Youth Fishing Day at Ripley Lake
RIPLEY COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A fun-filled day of fishing and more is planned for Saturday, June 10 at Ripley Lake, near Doniphan. The Eleven Point Ranger District, of the Mark Twain National Forest, is hosting a youth fishing day in celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week. It will...
Man faces possible life sentence for fatal shooting
Officials say that a murder trial that was originally scheduled to begin yesterday will not be going forward. Dunklin County Prosecuting Attorney Nicholas Jain says that 38-year-old Steven Kirkwood, of Malden, has pleaded guilty to a charge of second degree murder. The charge stems from the August 2020 shooting of Ryan Lehnig at a party in Malden. Jain says that Kirkwood faces up to life in prison at his sentencing on July 12th.
One dead after wreck in Ripley County
A Doniphan man is dead after a wreck that happened in Ripley County Friday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 56-year-old Danny Caudill was walking along Highway U, 3 miles south of Doniphan, when a truck driven by 18-year-old Allison Skaggs, of Doniphan, hit him. He was pronounced dead at the scene. This is the 29th fatality for Troop E this year.
Poplar Bluff family to perform at Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington D.C.
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KFVS) - A family of pastors and worship leaders from the Emmanuel House of Praise Church in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, will perform at the 57th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival at the National Mall in Washington D.C. According to a release from the church, Pastor Leroy Williams, the...
The top 10 places people in Stoddard County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Stoddard County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Young Bernie SB squad loads up with postseason honors after strong finish
When the All-District 3 and All-Region softball teams for MSHSSA Class 1 were released recently, there was no shortage of Bernie Mules represented. Given how the Mules finished their season, that shouldn’t surprise anyone. However, midway through the spring, that was definitely not a foregone conclusion. After 14 games...
Main event: Summer Reading Program kicks off **Free Access**
Poplar Bluff Library will kick off its summer reading programs Friday, with activities at the main branch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The event will include lawn games, ice cream, a photo booth, face painting and free gifts for those who sign up. The Traveling Through the Pages summer reading program...
Corning takes junior division title in Shooting Sports State Championship
JACKSONVILLE — After five weekends of stiff competition and a grueling six-match elimination championship, the young shooters from Corning Trap Team Squad 2 came out victorious at the 2023 state championship of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Youth Shooting Sports Program held today at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.
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