Wal-Mart closing two stores in southeast Missouri
(Local News ~ 10/28/16)
Wal-Mart announced on Friday it will close stores on Jan. 20, 2017 in Piedmont and Caruthersville, Missouri. "After careful review of a number of factors, we have made the difficult decision to not renew the lease at our Caruthersville and Piedmont stores," said company spokesperson Betsy Harden...
EPA executes search warrants related to Dicamba
(Local News ~ 10/28/16)
According to a news release obtained by the Daily Dunklin Democrat, last Friday from the Environmental Protection Agency, EPA has executed federal search warrants at several locations in southeastern Missouri as part of an investigation into alleged misuse or misapplication of herbicide products containing Dicamba. EPA's investigation is ongoing and stems from widespread complaints of damage to various crops across Missouri and several other states in the Midwest and Southeast...
MDC says fall turkey hunting could be challenging
(Outdoors ~ 10/28/16)
Brood-survey results show the 2016 turkey hatch below average. Fall firearms turkey season runs Oct. 1-31 from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset with a limit of two turkeys of either sex. Details about fall turkey hunting regulations are found in the 2016 Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet.
Portageville volleyball falls in district semifinal to eventual champion Twin Rivers
(High School Sports ~ 10/28/16)
PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. -- For the second time in as many years, the Portageville volleyball team's district bid came to a halt in the semifinal round. The third-seeded Bulldogs fell in three sets to No. 2 Twin Rivers 13-25, 25-14 and 16-25 Tuesday during the Class 2, District 1 tournament at Portageville High School...
"Love Your Enemies"
(Column ~ 10/28/16)
When we have wrestled and successfully responded to Christ's command that we are to have no rival loves in our heart to His, we are then told to "Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you" (Matthew 5:44). Talk about hard! This command is so contrary to human nature. ...
Ruth Alene Penrod
(Obituary ~ 10/28/16)
Ruth Alene Penrod was born August 31, 1951 in Osceola, AR to William Bill Young and Elsie D. Young. She died Saturday, October 1, 2016 at her home in Portageville at the age of 65 years, 1 month, and 1 day. On June 8, 1968 Ruth married Thomas Penrod, who survives of the home. ...
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