Our Independence Day
(Editorial ~ 07/09/15)
I hope many of you had a very happy and safe Fourth of July. My family and I stayed home and I cooked a little. We did not shoot off fireworks because of how they affect our short four legged member of the family, our dog Droopy, the Bassett Hound. Besides, our neighbors shot off plenty. Droopy, bless his heart, had to protect us, mainly me, from the loud noises. He did not leave my side for any length of time. If you have dogs, you know what I mean...
(Column ~ 07/09/15)
D.L. Moody tells how he gave an evangelistic address to a large Chicago congregation, and then told them to go home and think carefully about accepting Jesus as Savior. Before the next Sunday came, the great Chicago fire occurred. Many of those people were burned to death, and many others Moody never saw again. After that, whenever he preached the gospel, he always pleaded for immediate decision. Opportunities are often here just for a day, an hour, a moment, and then are gone forever!...
Woman faces child endangerment charges
(Community News ~ 07/09/15)
CARUTHERSVILLE - A woman will face charges of endangering the welfare of child in connection with a spanking which left marks on a toddler. On June 10, the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office received a complaint from a parent about her 3-year-old son being spanked by the their babysitter. The spanking left welts and a handprint on the child's leg and bottom...
New ordinances adopted at City Council meeting
(Local News ~ 07/09/15)
Two new ordinances were approved Monday night during the monthly City Council meeting. One dealt with placing a stop sign at the intersection and South McCrate and West Main Street. The other dealt with trees overhanging or intruding public ways. The first ordinance reads, "....Whereas, it has been determined that it would be in the best interests of the public safety for the operation of motor vehicles of the City of Portageville, Missouri, that a stop sign be erected at the intersection of South McCrate and West Main Street to stop all traffic on West Main Street at that intersection.". ...
Master's in Sport Administration Available Online
(Community Sports ~ 07/09/15)
JONESBORO -- Arkansas State University's Master of Science in sport administration degree is now available through the online degree portal, AState.edu/online. The degree is administered by the Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Sciences in the College of Education and Behavioral Science...
The Portageville 10U tournament
(Community Sports ~ 07/09/15)
The East Prairie 10U team took second place in the Portageville 10 U baseball tournament recently. Members of the team are, top, from left, coaches Brad Kenedy, Mikey Johnson, James Hodges; middle are, Evan Kenedy, Beau-Hunter Warren, Aaron Dunlap, Peyton Hodges; and bottom are, Tate Henderson, Noah Johnson, Carson Bradley, Ty Wallace, and Mason Adams.The other teams that played were Sikeston, First; Kennett, Third; and Sikeston REC league, Fourth...
Gregory Anton Davis
(Obituary ~ 07/09/15)
Gregory Anton Davis passed away June 30, 2015 at his home in New Madrid at the age of 45 years. He was born September 7, 1969 in Chicago, IL to Lillian Davis who survives of New Madrid. Gregory was a graduate of New Madrid County Central and was a Veteran of the US Air Force and served in Desert Storm...
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