Regional News

Riverside Regional Library announces programs and events for June 2024

CAPE GIRARDEAU –The Riverside Regional Library has announced its programs and events for May 2024. There are two Riverside Regional Library branches in the River Region: The Altenburg Branch, at 66 Poplar Street. Call (573) 824-5267 The Perryville Branch, at 800 City Park Drive. Call 573 547-6508 A complete list of programs for the entire […]

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Authorities update charges in double child homicide

HILLSBORO – Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak, St. Francois County Sheriff Daniel Bullock, and St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney Blake Dudley announce additional charges in a double homicide with two juvenile victims.   36-year-old Ashley Parmeley of Pevely is now charged with one count of Murder – 1st Degree and one count of Armed Criminal Action.

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Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Office investigates deaths of two children

HILLSBORO — Jefferson County Sheriff Dave Marshak has announced a criminal charge against the suspect in a double homicide investigation.   36-year-old Ashley Parmeley of Pevely is charged with one count of Murder – 2nd Degree. Sheriff Marshak stated the charge stems from the death of her two-year-old son, who was found unresponsive in a

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Cape Girardeau man to serve over 12 years in federal prison for selling methamphetamine to undercover officer

CAPE GIRARDEAU – The United States Attorney’s Office has announced that Trevon D. Starnes, age 30, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, has been sentenced to serve 151 months (about 12.5 years) in federal prison for the offense of distributing methamphetamine.   Starnes appeared for his sentencing hearing yesterday before United States District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh,

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Red Cross shelter remains open for those impacted by storms in the Sikeston area

SIKESTON — Following strong storms and tornadoes over the last couple of days, an American Red Cross shelter remains open in Southeast Missouri for those impacted by the severe weather. It was opened Sunday night and 31 individuals stayed there overnight.   YMCA, 511 Taylor St., Sikeston, MO 63801   The Red Cross is also distributing water, snacks

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Discover nature with MDC Cape Nature Center’s free June programs

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Discover nature in June with Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center’s free programs!   Exhibit Animal Feeding: Feeding Frenzy | 10 – 10:30 a.m. on June 6 at Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center | Registration not required.   Discover the importance of Missouri reptiles and amphibians and see

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Two U.S. House incumbents endorsed by Missouri’s leading abortion rights advocacy organization

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. — Abortion Action Missouri has announced its endorsement of U.S. House of Representatives incumbents Cori Bush (D-St. Louis-MO-01) and Emmanuel Cleaver, II (D-Kansas City-MO-05) in their bids for re-election. Congresswoman Bush remarked, “I am beyond proud to receive the endorsement of Abortion Action Missouri in my bid for reelection to Congress. As someone

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Farmington Women’s Connection will feature mayor, speaker

FARMINGTON – “What’s going on in the city” by Farmington’s Mayor Larry Forsythe will be a special feature of the Tuesday, June 11th Women’s Connection in Farmington.   Mayor Larry Forsythe Lori Boruff from Monmouth, Ill., will be the guest speaker for the June gathering. She will present her talk: “Living Life Together FOREVER” with

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Seeking Future Saints: Assistant Executive Director Wanted

From a news release EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – With a history of over 107 years of devoted service to community, St. Vincent de Paul Belleville, Illinois Council seeks someone to fill the new essential role of Assistant Executive Director.   “This isn’t just any job,” notes Executive Director Pat Hogrebe, “this is a spiritual

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Mineral Area College Board of Trustees meets Thursday in special session

PARK HILLS – The Mineral Area College Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Thursday, May 23, 2024, in the VanHerck Board Room on the Park Hills campus. Open session begins at 9:00 a.m.   The tentative agenda:   Special Board of Trustees Meeting Mineral Area College Thursday, May 23, 2024 VanHerck Board Room Open Session 9:00 a.m.   Agenda   Call

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