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Sikeston man arrested for child abuse (05/03/16)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man faces child abuse charges. Wayne Allen Hood, 44, is charged with felony abuse of a child. Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter said on March 17 a detective with the Scott County Sheriff's Office began investigating allegations that, within the last year, Hood was responsible for abuse-related injuries to a child under his care...
East Prairie man arrested for stealing cell phone (05/03/16)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Social media users helped identify an East Prairie man charged with stealing another resident's cell phone. Garry Lee Coffer Jr., 26, is charged with stealing. He is scheduled to be arraigned at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday before Judge S. Rob Barker in Mississippi County's Division 1 courtroom in Charleston...
Assault charges filed against Kennett resident (05/03/16)
KENNETT, Mo. - A 27-year-old Kennett resident, Matt Estes, was arrested April 27 and is currently being held at the Dunklin County Justice Center on a $200,000 cash only bond. Estes is being charged in connection to a child abuse case that was reported April 26, 2016...
Insurance costs increase for Sikeston in 2016 (05/03/16)
SIKESTON - The city of Sikeston will see its insurance costs rise more than $20,000 in 2016. In Monday's regular monthly meeting, the city council approved the renewal quote totaling $373,505 from Newton and Company for the city's liability and property insurance premiums. In 2015, Sikeston's property and liability insurance cost $353,461 or $20,044 less than for the coming year...
10 Things to Know for Today (05/03/16)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT TED CRUZ FACES IN MIDWESTERN PRIMARY It's a high-stakes test for the Texas senator's slumping presidential campaign in Indiana, one of the last opportunities for him to halt Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination...
Neighbors mystified over why man was killed by state trooper (05/03/16)
JACKSON, Mo. - Wilson said Hobbs, 48, of Neelys Landing was over at her trailer -- situated across the street from his own -- all day Friday. He helped her move items out of the trailer. She said he had not been drinking alcohol that day. She asked, because she allowed him to use her truck. She said he seemed happy and smiling...
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Anybody seen Al or Jesse?

If black lives matter, I wonder why Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson haven't showed up in the Cape Girardeau, Sikeston and Cairo areas. If they really mean what they say, they really need to go to these towns and make a stand for their people. All these blacks are being killed by each other. They need to get to these towns if they really think black lives matter.

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