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Home Catches Fire in Sikeston

Firefighters with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety were called out to a house fire on Moore Avenue. Firemen say, they were dispatched to the scene at 3:07.p.m.  When crews arrived on the scene they saw that 25% of the structure was up in flames. The fire was under control by 3:26.p.m. and crews were…read more »

Man Arrested for Probation Violation

A Kennet Missouri Man was taken into police custody in Cape Girardeau County. The arrest was made at 3:40.p.m. on Thursday afternoon. The man taken into custody was identified as 45 year-old Tracey L. Brown. He was taken into custody on a warrant from the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office for a probation violation. He…read more »

Fire Burns Factory in Mount Vernon

Multiple Fire Crews were called out to a fire in Mount Vernon Illinois on Wednesday night. The fire started at Kendrick Paper Company, located on north Salem Road, around 5:30 p.m. Firemen remained on the scene over the overnight hours checking for hot spots. No one was hurt in the fire. Flames from the fire…read more »

With winter weather forecast, limit travel through Friday night

The Missouri Department of Transportation advises motorists to limit travel beginning Friday and throughout the weekend as a series of winter storms will impact roads across the state. According to the National Weather Service, this storm will bring snow to much of the state beginning Friday morning and continuing through the night. With this system,…read more »

Remains of Man Identified

Skeletal remains of a victim were discovered by hunters in a woods north of Carbondale in Jackson County in October. Those remains have now been identified. Police; say that the victim has been identified as 41 year-old Durelle Davis. Police say, they are still investigating the case. Anyone, who has information is asked relating to…read more »

Local Sports

Cubs’ Russell sorry for ‘pain’ he caused ex-wife, no details

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell apologized Friday for the “hurt” and “pain” he caused his ex-wife but didn’t detail what prompted a 40-game suspension under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. “My past behaviors were wrong and unacceptable,” he said. Russell met with the media Friday for the first time since…read more »

Missouri’s Cunningham helps upset No. 5 Mississippi St 75-67

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Sophie Cunningham’s scored a whole lot of points in her college career — more than 2,000 of them after Thursday night — but the senior knows when it’s time to give up the ball. Driving to the basket in the final minute, Cunningham found Cierra Porter for a wide open 3-pointer…read more »

Stars missing, but baseball will avoid labor strife

(AP) Spring training has started, yet two of baseball’s biggest stars, Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, are sitting at home. For those who think this is a strong indication that the national pastime is headed toward another paralyzing labor dispute, do not fret. There’s too much money at stake — on all sides — to…read more »

NASCAR moving away from restrictor plates, not pack racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — There has been a string of goodbyes at Daytona International Speedway in recent years, from Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart to Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick. There is another one on tap Sunday: The Daytona 500 will be the final NASCAR race for restrictor plates, the horsepower-sapping devices reduce…read more »

Missouri appeals NCAA sanctions levied against 3 sports

(AP) Missouri filed a notice of appeal with the NCAA’s committee on infractions Thursday, beginning what could be a lengthy fight of what it considers overly harsh sanctions levied against three of its programs for academic misconduct involving a former tutor. The NCAA banned the football, baseball and softball teams from the postseason for a…read more »

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