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Quake Catcher Network catching on New Madrid, worldwide (08/27/14)
NEW MADRID -- For those living along the New Madrid Fault Line, earthquakes are nearly a daily occurrence -- whether they know it or not. Last Tuesday a 2.0 quake rattled northeastern Arkansas. There were three quakes recorded on Aug. 4 and another three on Aug. 6, all ranging in strength of 1.5 to 2.1, with three of those six centered within 10 miles of New Madrid...
Program seeks volunteers to help Medicare population (08/27/14)
SIKESTON -- Adults who want to help others and earn extra funds may want to consider becoming AmeriCorps-CLAIM certified. AmeriCorps, Aging Matters and CLAIM, or Community Leaders Assisting the Insured of Missouri, are looking for volunteers to serve the Medicare population in Southeast Missouri for one year -- starting Monday through Aug. 31, 2015...
Sikeston man charged with kidnapping, assault (08/27/14)
SIKESTON - A Sikeston man is facing kidnapping and assault charges after police say he took his estranged wife against her will. According to reports, Harold Duff told his estranged wife to call a man and break up with him on Aug. 14. The woman instead called a friend and asked her to call police...
10 Things to Know for Today (08/27/14)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TOUGH ISSUES REMAIN FOLLOWING GAZA TRUCE DEAL Israel and Hamas agree to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting, but barriers to lasting peace persist -- such as Palestinian appeals for the end of a Gaza blockade...
Electrical rate increase approved (08/26/14)
scottw@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- An increase in electrical rates and a new restriction on mobile homes being brought into or moved to another location in the city are now official. Council members approved the two ordinances after second readings during their monthly briefing session Monday...
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