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Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Corey Brown (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/03/16)
Corey Brown Previous School: Northwest Mississippi CC Position: Defensive line Height: 6-foot-2 Weight: 295 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here The Redhawks bolstered their defensive line with a player that could make an immediate impact, as Brown comes to Cape Girardeau after two seasons at the junior college level...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Al Young (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/03/16)
Name: Al Young High School: Cape Central Position: Wide receiver Height: 6-foot Weight: 185 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Local fans have been on Al Young watch for some time, and it culminated with his signing a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to play for the Redhawks, just two days after announcing he was committing to his hometown university...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Justin Swift (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/03/16)
Name: Justin Swift High School: Trezevant (Memphis, Tenn.) Position: Linebacker Height: 6-foot Weight: 235 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Trezevant High School coach Teli White believes that Tom Matukewicz and the Southeast Missouri State coaching staff made a smart decision in bringing Justin Swift to Cape Girardeau...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Mike Brown (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/03/16)
Name: Mike Brown High School: Armwood (Seffner, Fla.) Position: Center Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 300 pounds Southeast Missouri State only brought in one offensive lineman -- at least, only one it plans to play at the position -- on Wednesday, and that was Mike Brown...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Kendrick Tiller (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/03/16)
Name: Kendrick Tiller High School: Lebanon Position: Kicker Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 170 pounds Hudl: Click here High school football teams in Missouri aren't always blessed with a kicker who's capable of expanding the offense too much. Lebanon High School football coach Will Christian, however, had just that in Kendrick Tiller, and now the Southeast Missouri State will get the services of Tiller, who signed a National Letter of Intent today...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Jake Reynolds (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/03/16)
Name: Jake Reynolds High School: Lafayette Position: Punter Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 170 pounds Hudl: Click here Just a few short days after Jake Reynolds took an official visit to five-time defending Football Championship Subdivision Champion North Dakota State, where he had an offer as a preferred walk-on, the Lafayette senior decided to make a verbal commitment to Southeast Missouri State...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Zach Hall (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/03/16)
Name: Zach Hall High School: Louisville Male (Louisville, Ky.) Postion: Linebacker Height: 6-foot Weight: 245 pounds Hudl: Click here Twitter: Click here Louisville Male's Zach Hall didn't garner a lot of attention on the recruiting trail, but with good reason, according to football coach Chris Wolfe...
Southeast Missouri State football signee: Nick Thompson (semoball.com ~ College Sports ~ 02/03/16)
Name: Nick Thompson High School: Malden Position: Linebacker Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 225 pounds Hudl: Click here Malden coach Joel Wyatt has a pretty good idea of the type of player it takes for a program to rebuild and reach its full potential. For four straight seasons under Wyatt, senior linebacker Nick Thompson fit that bill and helped the Green Wave reach new heights, culminating the journey with a trip to the Class 2 state championship in November...
Year in Review part III A look back at 2015 (Local News ~ 01/02/16)
Sept. 4 -- Many state bridges in county fall into 'critical' condition . Sept. 4 -- Airport Board officially accepts Walker Construction's bid Sept. 4 -- Miraculously, Puxico retired teachers Ray and Margaret Binford are on the road to recovery after falling nearly 300 feet while hiking Aug. 22 in Washington state...
Bloomfield Wildcats edge district rival South Pemiscot 47-40 (High School Sports ~ 12/31/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. - The top-seeded Bloomfield Wildcats outscored the No. 3 seeded South Pemiscot Bulldogs by 10 points in the second half on its way to a 47-40 win in the fifth-place game at the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament Wednesday night. South Pemiscot led 27-23 with five minutes left in the third period before Bloomfield scored 11 straight points to move ahead ahead 34-27 with 1:08 left in the third quarter and never trailed again...
2 more arrests in burglary ring in county (Local News ~ 12/30/15)
Two additional arrests have resulted from the continuing investigation into a rash of burglaries in Stoddard County. It was reported over the recent weekend that three individuals were in custody following an investigation of six burglaries in Stoddard County and at least one in Butler County. Jailed for those crimes were Roy Aaron Shepherd, 35, James Michael Gordon, 37, and Kimberly Sharon Lady, 37, all of Bloomfield...
Year in Review part II A look back at 2015 (Local News ~ 12/30/15)
May 1 - Noranda gets rate cut, other Ameren consumers see increase in Missouri Public Service Commission decision. May 1- - Sherry Spence, the widow of Southeast Missouri businessman Scott Spence who was killed in a collision with a train in 2012, was awarded $20 million in Stoddard County court...
Year in Review A look back at 2015 (Local News ~ 12/29/15)
Jan. 3 -- Statesman Editor Noreen Hyslop named general manager of the newspaper. Jan. 5 -- Longtime local businessman Berbage Bryant died. Jan. 6 - Local MMA fighter Frank Cortez of Clarkton defended his Light Heavyweight Championship in St. Charles...
"JR" Ivan O'Daniell, Jr. (Obituaries ~ 12/29/15)
"JR" Ivan O'Daniell, Jr., son of the late Ivan Delmar O'Daniell, Sr. and Beatrice Klipstein O'Daniell, was born on June 17, 1935, in Sidney Iowa and died on Dec. 29, 2015, at his residence in Bloomfield at the age of 80. Mr. O'Daniell's initial career in the newspaper industry began as a young boy under the tutelage of his father. ...
Traffic stop leads to meth arrest (Local News ~ 12/26/15)
Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner reported the arrest of two individuals on drug related charges. On December 15, 2015 Deputy John Stepp observed a white dodge pickup truck traveling on State Highway J in the Bloomfield area. The vehicle crossed the center line several times, at which point Stepp activated his emergency equipment on his patrol vehicle and stopped the vehicle...
3 arrested for rash of local burglaries (Local News ~ 12/26/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Stoddard County Sheriff Carl Hefner reports the arrest of three individuals who were involved in a rash of burglaries throughout Stoddard County. As the result of an ongoing investigation of recent burglaries in Stoddard County, deputies have identified and recovered numerous items that had been reported stolen in at least six different burglaries in Stoddard County and one in Butler County. ...
Advance school board member attends meeting via skype (Business ~ 12/26/15)
The Advance RIV School Board conducted its Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 meeting with one empty chair, but the occupant appeared by electronic means on the wall of the superintendent's office. Thanks to modern technology, board member Hiram Jones was able to both see and participate in the meeting through Skype...
Dexter downs Malden 57-24 to reach semifinals of Lady Royals Classic (High School Sports ~ 12/22/15)
BROSELEY, Mo. - Dexter Bearcats coach Chad Allen is not accustomed to watching his traditionally spot-on shooters miss shots from the perimeter. Tuesday night turned out to be an exception. The Bearcats shot just one of 19 from 3-point range, and made just 24 of 60 shots overall...
Dexter wrestling team takes 8th at Tiger Classic (High School Sports ~ 12/21/15)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - The Dexter varsity wrestling team finished eighth overall at the 16-team Tiger Classic at Cape Central High School Saturday. Dexter calculated a team score of 181.5 at the two-day event. Jackson finished first with a 326.5, Northwest House Springs placed second with a 316.5, Sikeston placed third with a 217, Marquette place fourth with a 215.5, Poplar Bluff placed fifth with a 204, Union placed sixth with a 201.5, Rolla placed seventh with a 183.5, Christian County, Kentucky, placed ninth with a 178.5, Francis Howell North placed tenth with a 128, Carterville, Kentucky, placed eleventh with a 122, University City placed twelfth with a 111, New Madrid County Central placed thirteenth with a 85, Cape Central placed fourteenth with a 92, Park Hills Central placed fifteenth with a 90 and Sikeston junior varsity finished sixteenth with a 65.. ...
2015 Missouri Media All-State Football Team (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 12/19/15)
List for the Missouri Sportswriters/Braodcasters 2015 All-State Football team.
Dexter boys drop rematch at Jackson 54-45 (High School Sports ~ 12/16/15)
JACKSON, Mo. - The Dexter Bearcats varsity boys basketball team came up short in its bid to collect its first victory of the season but successfully pushed traditional Class 5 power Jackson to the limit on the road Tuesday night. The Bearcats, which suffered a 60-38 loss to the Jackson Indians a week ago at the SEMO Conference Tournament, trailed by just one point at 46-45 with 2:56 remaining Tuesday...
Record crowd turns out for WAA (Local News ~ 12/15/15)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Ideal weather helped draw a record crowd to the 2015 Wreaths Across America (WAA) Saturday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery to honor veterans who have lost their lives, been prisoners of war or missing in action or have served their country in military service. ...
Mary Ellen Pippins (Obituaries ~ 12/11/15)
Mary Ellen Pippins died on Dec. 7, 2015, at the Country Club Care Facility in Warrensburg, Mo. Mary was born on Feb. 13, 1931, in Dexter, the daughter of the late Edison and Hallie Evans. She was one of five children. Mary Ellen was a farm wife, pharmacist tech and teacher's aid to the Dexter Public Schools T. ...
Week 2 Missouri Basketball Coaches Association state rankings (High School Sports ~ 12/09/15)
The latest state basketball rankings provided by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association have been released. Seven boys teams and four girls teams from the southeast Missouri region are state ranked. The Naylor girls are ranked No. 9 in Class 1...
TRC Center at Dexter keeps expanding (Local News ~ 12/05/15)Puxico caregiver charged with exploitation of the elderly (Local News ~ 12/04/15)
The Three Rivers College Center at Dexter has additional computer equipped classrooms and another classroom for offering four-year college credits after a recent building project at the school on West Market Street. The work was done was Allen Walker Construction of Dexter...
Hour of Code (Local News ~ 12/04/15)
Date set for Cato trial (Local News ~ 12/01/15)
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Dexter Bearcats (High School Sports ~ 11/30/15)
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Advance Hornets (High School Sports ~ 11/29/15)
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Richland Rebels (High School Sports ~ 11/29/15)
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Bernie Mules (High School Sports ~ 11/28/15)
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Bloomfield Wildcats (High School Sports ~ 11/28/15)
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Bell City Cubs (High School Sports ~ 11/27/15)
2015 Girls Basketball Preview: Dexter Bearcats (High School Sports ~ 11/26/15)
2015 Boys Basketball Preview: Puxico Indians (High School Sports ~ 11/25/15)
2015 Girls Basketball Preview: Puxico Indians (High School Sports ~ 11/24/15)
Bernie's Brock Beacham signs to play baseball at Missouri S&T (High School Sports ~ 11/21/15)
2015 Winter Sports Preview: Dexter High School Wrestling (High School Sports ~ 11/20/15)
Heros Among Us (Local News ~ 11/20/15)
Pulliam set to appear in court Jan. 2016 (Local News ~ 11/20/15)
Central Elementary D.A.R.E. Graduation 2015 (Local News ~ 11/20/15)
Pausing for a worthy Cause with Claus (Local News ~ 11/14/15)
Dexter high school boys and girls hoops schedules released (High School Sports ~ 11/11/15)
Bloomfield's Andrew Northern signs to play golf at Mineral Area College (High School Sports ~ 11/10/15)
University of Mo. president leaves over race complaints (Local News ~ 11/09/15)
Donald Jackson Harper (Obituaries ~ 11/06/15)
2015 Postseason High School Volleyball Awards (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 11/05/15)
SCAA athletes named to all-state, all-region and all-district volleyball teams (High School Sports ~ 11/04/15)
Naylor assistant principal charged in sex case resigns (Local News ~ 11/04/15)
Pulliam gets change of venue to Butler County (Local News ~ 11/04/15)
Malden man will be facing death penalty (Local News ~ 11/03/15)
Bernie outlasts defending state champion Winona in Class 1 third-place game (High School Sports ~ 11/01/15)
Pool Play Results & Saturday's Championship Schedule at State Volleyball Tournament (High School Sports ~ 10/30/15)
Bernie volleyball team finishes third in Class 1 pool play at final four (High School Sports ~ 10/30/15)
Richland School Board gets a look at active education (Local News ~ 10/30/15)
Bernie begins play at state volleyball tournament Friday (preview capsules and complete final four schedule included) (High School Sports ~ 10/28/15)
Police Reports (Local News ~ 10/27/15)
Bernie champs! (Local News ~ 10/27/15)
Bloomfield volleyball team finishes one win shy of final four (High School Sports ~ 10/26/15)
STATE BOUND: Bernie rallies past Bismarck in one of the greatest Class 1 volleyball quarterfinals of the decade (High School Sports ~ 10/25/15)
Park Hills football team rallies past Dexter late 49-33 in C3D1 quarterfinal (High School Sports ~ 10/24/15)
Sikeston, Bluff leaders included in Delta Regional Authority picks (Local News ~ 10/24/15)
Verna M. Jones (Obituaries ~ 10/23/15)
Class 1 & Class 2 Volleyball Sectional Capsules, Dexter-Park Hills Central football capsule (High School Sports ~ 10/23/15)
Two men arrested in multi-agency drug bust (Local News ~ 10/23/15)
Bernie & Bloomfield claim district volleyball titles, Dexter falls to Notre Dame (High School Sports ~ 10/21/15)
Bernie eliminates Risco, advances to play Advance in C1D2 championship (High School Sports ~ 10/20/15)
Dexter volleyball team eliminates Perryville, advances to C3D1 final (High School Sports ~ 10/20/15)
October 19, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 10/19/15)
Stevens breaks two school records, Dexter falls to unbeaten Malden 80-51 (High School Sports ~ 10/17/15)
15 sentenced on Law Day (Local News ~ 10/16/15)
Dexter outlasts Perryville in three sets in district tuneup (High School Sports ~ 10/16/15)
Chaffee softball team advances to state quarterfinal play for first time in school history (High School Sports ~ 10/16/15)
Dexter volleyball team wins Round 3 against Notre Dame in straight sets (High School Sports ~ 10/13/15)
Dexter wins SCAA volleyball tournaments (High School Sports ~ 10/10/15)
DHS teacher faces sexual charge; pleads not guilty (Local News ~ 10/09/15)
Game ball presented to local cancer victim (Local News ~ 10/09/15)
Charges filed against driver leaving Brick's (Local News ~ 10/09/15)
October 8, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 10/08/15)
Alva Lee Price (Obituaries ~ 10/08/15)
Seedings released for C3D1 and C1D2 volleyball tournaments (High School Sports ~ 10/07/15)
Bernie votes to continue 'no alcohol' policy at Center (Local News ~ 10/07/15)
October 7, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 10/07/15)
October 5, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 10/05/15)
Dexter wins medals in girls tennis (High School Sports ~ 10/05/15)
Dexter football team secures share of conference title, routs NMCC 62-20 (High School Sports ~ 10/03/15)
SCAD manager looks back over 30 years (Local News ~ 10/03/15)
Cubs spoil Mules' perfect season, win September Showdown 2-1 (High School Sports ~ 10/02/15)
Tila Hubrecht's Capitol Report (Local News ~ 10/02/15)
October 1, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 10/01/15)
Dexter drops district tennis semifinal to Notre Dame 5-1 (High School Sports ~ 09/30/15)
September 29, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 09/29/15)
Dexter girls tennis team sweeps Charleston 5-0 in district opener (High School Sports ~ 09/28/15)
September 28, 2015 Scoreboard (semoball.com ~ High School Sports ~ 09/28/15)
Rebels Class of '75 to hold reunion (Local News ~ 09/25/15)
Richland volleyball team collects win against district foe Campbell (High School Sports ~ 09/25/15)
Dexter tennis team beats Sikeston & Jackson (High School Sports ~ 09/25/15)
SEMO president talks entrepreneurship at BRPC meeting (Local News ~ 09/22/15)
Two face drug charges after routine traffic stop (Local News ~ 09/18/15)