MDC announces 2016 matching grant funds are available for fire departments
(State News ~ 09/03/15)
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has announced that applications are being accepted through Oct. 30 for the 2016 Volunteer Fire Assistance Matching Grant Program. In order to qualify, fire departments must serve a population of 10,000 or fewer and match every dollar they're granted. ...
No Time To Lose
(Column ~ 09/03/15)
When you go through training to jump out of airplanes, you learn about an interesting phenomenon called "ground rush"...and you learn how it can kill you instantly. Just a few seconds after jumping out of an airplane, you will be falling at 120 miles an hour. But the strange part is that you don't really believe you're falling. You think that you must be caught in some type of updraft; you just aren't getting any closer to the ground at all, or at least you think...
Renovation work in process at Portageville School District
(Local News ~ 09/03/15)
In the April election, voters of Portageville passed a general obligation bond for the Portageville School District in the amount of $1,800,000. The purpose of acquiring these bonds were for constructing, repairing, improving, extending, remodeling, furnishing and equipping the existing school facilities...
Tiffany fans 20 as Portageville escapes Jackson in 12 innings
(High School Sports ~ 09/03/15)
PORTAGEVILLE -- Whether the Portageville Lady Bulldogs can live up to their lofty expectations remains to be seen, but they certainly pulled out all the stops for the season opener against Jackson. Not only did star senior Taylor Tiffany out-duel Jackson's Sicily Johnston in a 12-inning marathon, but No. 9 hitter Alexis Glidewell provided a walk-off single as the Lady Bulldogs escaped for a 2-1 win Tuesday in Portageville...
Portageville Police Department
(Police/Fire Report ~ 09/03/15)
According to Chief Ronnie Adams, on 8/30/15 at 4:00 p.m., officers responded to the City Park on Foster Ave. for a disturbance call. Officers made contact with the person causing disturbance. When asked to leave the park, the suspect refused. Officers arrested 26-year-old Marcus Green of Portageville for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Green was transported to the Pemiscot County Jail, later released after posting a $500.00 cash bond...
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