• The Mules Booster Club has named basketball standouts Kiley Bess and Willie Lucas Jr. of Poplar Bluff High School the Athletes of the Month for December. Willie, a senior, is currently averaging 20.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game with 85 percent from the free-throw line. His career total is 1,074 points, 511 rebounds, 114 blocks and free throws of 80 percent. Willie was named to the All-Tournament Team at the ShowDown during which he won the three-point contest. In the classroom, he maintains a 9.71 GPA. “Willie is a hard worker and is very determined,” basketball coach Will Durden stated. “Willie has had a very good career and will continue to get better.” Kiley has averaged 15.8

    Jan 26,
  • Jazz bands from schools across Southeast Missouri will come together to perform in the Tinnin Center as Three Rivers College hosts its 26th Annual Jazz Festival on Feb. 9 and 11. Both shows will be at 7 p.m. Admission for the Feb. 9 performance will be $2 for students and $3 for adults. Admission to the Feb. 11 performance is free. Both nights will feature performances from the Three Rivers College Jazz Band, which will be joined on Feb. 9 by junior high, high school, and college jazz bands from across the region. The Saturday, Feb. 11 performance will feature the Southeast All-District Jazz Band, which consists of the best high school jazz musicians in Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA)

    Jan 23,
  • January 22nd marks the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court Ruling that has left over 59 million and counting dead - Roe v. Wade. On January 27th, thousands of people around the country will participate in the March for Life to serve as a voice for those who weren’t given a choice to live. This year’s theme, The Power of One, is centered around the idea that one person can make a difference in the world, whether in the life of one or the life of many. I admire the conviction of all of the advocates who have journeyed far and wide to our nation’s Capital to stand up for the belief that I share that life begins at conception.

    Jan 21,
  • Dunklin County Sheriff's Office 1175 Floyd St. Kennett, MO 63857 For Immediate Release Date: Jan 17, 2017 Released by: Sheriff Bob Holder Contact: Sheriff Bob Holder Phone: 1-573-888-2424 UPDATE ON THE INVESTIGATION ON THE BODY FOUND AT COMBS LAKE. The Dunklin County Sheriffs' office in their continuing investigation along with the Missouri Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control requested assistance from the Missouri Water Patrol with that request being to search the lake for a vehicle that was reported stolen out of West Memphis, Arkansas and was believed to be driven by Antonio Owens the individual whose body was found in the lake on 1/4/2017. A search of the lake boat dock area resulted in a 2016 Ford

    Jan 17,
  • The most important speech for the future of this country wasn’t the one President Obama gave this past week, a speech which looked back at eight years of failures, but instead will be the speech about our future Donald J Trump will deliver from the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Friday. He will speak about this country in a way which promotes individual liberties, accountability, freedoms and personal choice. It will be a speech not about ‘hope’ and ‘change’, but instead about the concrete actions he will immediately begin taking to help put American’s back to work, bring down the soaring costs of healthcare, reduce the tax burden and get government off the back of farmers, families, and small

    Jan 13,

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