Nature & Outdoors

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All Buffed Up and Ready for Spring

By Frank Nelson Although we may still have a few cold spells here and there, the warmer weather has been a welcome change and ushered folks outdoors.  Fishing is the natural choice for many to enjoy the spring weather.  Even if the fish aren’t biting, there might be plenty of things to keep you entertained

Community

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Show Me State wants to show SEMO money

“I currently protect more than $20 million in Unclaimed Property for almost 250,000 accounts in the 18 counties that make up the Southeast Missouri region,” Treasurer Zweifel said. “I have implemented changes and innovations since I took office in 2009 to make the claims process easier and more efficient than ever before. I encourage all

Arts & Ent

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The Turner Brigade invades Pilot Knob

Only two states – Virginia and Tennessee – endured more battles than Missouri during the Civil War. The tranquility of picturesque Arcadia Valley was disturbed violently on the afternoon of Sept. 27, 1864 when Confederate troops attack Fort Davidson. The Battle of Pilot Knob near Ironton is a sad victory for Union regulars. The carnage

Politics

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Prescription drug monitoring takes another step forward

Senate and House lawmakers in Missouri have each advanced bills to create a prescription drug monitoring database in Missouri, but the bills contain significant differences that will need to be reconciled before sending anything to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk. Missouri is the only state in the country with no statewide database monitoring prescription drugs, which

Crime

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Man shoots family member, turns gun on himself

Melissa Luttrell was shot and killed by a family member yesterday evening in Gordonville, Mo. The male shooter turned the gun on himself after killing the 27-year-old Luttrell. The suspect survived the gunshot wound and was taken to a nearby hospital for surgery. The incident occurred at the intersection of Highways F and Z in Cape

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Kennett Police Reports: March 18, 2015

On 03/17/15 at approximately 19:05, Kennett Officer’s arrested 18 year old Jamie J. Viveros of Kennett on a Kennett Municipal warrant for Failure to Appear on a No Seat Belt. Viveros posted the $42.50 cash only bond and was released with a new Kennett Municipal Court date. At approximately 21:44. Kennett Officer’s were dispatched to

Sports

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PBR goes buck wild in Poplar Bluff

The PBR Touring Pro Division came to Poplar Buff, Mo. this weekend, and it brought several tons of butt kickin’ with it. The two day event, held Friday and Saturday, at the Black River Coliseum drew a large hometown crowd as well as spectators from across Southeast Missouri. During the event, Sponsored by Larry Hillis Dodge,

Column

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All Buffed Up and Ready for Spring

By Frank Nelson Although we may still have a few cold spells here and there, the warmer weather has been a welcome change and ushered folks outdoors.  Fishing is the natural choice for many to enjoy the spring weather.  Even if the fish aren’t biting, there might be plenty of things to keep you entertained

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Ask Shana: The Fragile Heart

What’s the best way to encourage someone? I’m having a difficult time with a friend who’s just in her own way and it breaks my heart. With each stage of our lives, comes a journey and lessons that lead us to it. The process being just as important as the destination. Your friend is likely

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Butcher Block and Bourbon: Holiday Leftovers Galore

The intention of Butcher Block and Bourbon is to be a guide of sorts to men who may be befuddled by the kitchen, or may just need some advice on how to clean up old habits. I’m Jack, I am a man. I have a beard and the fruit of my loins is a young man who will

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All Buffed Up and Ready for Spring

By Frank Nelson Although we may still have a few cold spells here and there, the warmer weather has been a welcome change and ushered folks outdoors.  Fishing is the natural choice for many to enjoy the spring weather.  Even if the fish aren’t biting, there might be plenty of things to keep you entertained

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Spearson Says: It is time to stand our ground

by Scott Pearson The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be shutting down this Friday, Feb. 27. The reason: Senate Democrats are filibustering a bill passed by the House that includes their funding and provisions to derail President Obama’s November 2014 executive order granting 4 million undocumented workers amnesty. The Democrats are putting the Department

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