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Preliminary hearing scheduled for possessing child pornography (04/18/15)
NEW MADRID - A preliminary hearing date is set for a former teacher charged with possessing of child pornography. According to Missouri Case.net, Amy R. Walker, 36, of Lilbourn will return to court at 10 a.m. June 29 for a preliminary hearing before New Madrid County Associate Judge Joshua D. Underwood...
Man taken into protective custody following suicide threat; three schools are briefly locked down (04/18/15)
SIKESTON -- Despite forcing a brief lockdown of schools, a wandering man deemed suicidal by family was safely located by authorities Friday in Sikeston. About 2 p.m. Friday, Sikeston Department of Public Safety received a report of a 30-year-old male in the 800 block of East Gladys Street who was threatening suicide and armed with a handgun, according to Capt. Jim McMillen, public information officer for DPS...
Compost site opens for residents tackling their spring cleaning (04/18/15)
SIKESTON -- Sikeston residents have a nine-day window to get rid of everything from appliances to yard waste during the Annual Community Clean-Up Campaign. "It starts Friday and ends May 3," said Darren Martin, supervisor for the city's street division...
Man jailed following assault, robbery (04/18/15)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston man is in jail for leading an assault and strong-armed robbery. Michael Cox, 52, is charged with second degree robbery, a class B felony; second degree assault, a class C felony; a felony armed criminal action charge; a class D felony of resisting arrest; a misdemeanor assaulting a law enforcement officer charge; and a misdemeanor second degree property damage charge...
Luau for Levi: Couple transform home for charity benefit (04/18/15)
SIKESTON -- Larry DeWitt describes the fundraiser planned at his Sikeston home next weekend as not only for a good cause but for a good time. DeWitt and his wife, Melanie, will open their rural Sikeston home to the public for "A Luau for Levi" from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. April 25 to raise funds for Levi's Children's Charity...
On track (04/18/15)
New Madrid County Central's Jamal Jackson gets his time in the 100 meter dash from timekeeper Brian James in the Sikeston Twilight Relays held Friday afternoon at Sikeston Public Schools Stadium. Read more on page 1B.
The Last Word

Southeast Missouri State University has new basketball coaches for both the men's and women's programs. Everyone seems...

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