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Sheriff buys marijuana, arrests four for drug distribution (02/18/17)
WYATT, Mo. -- A person wanting to sell marijuana picked the wrong buyer. Four area residents are facing drug distribution charges following an investigation during which one of the suspects reportedly sold drugs directly to Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson...
Telethon prep: Baby crawl race, outdoor fun zone added to events (02/18/17)
IKESTON -- With just over a month away until the 37th annual Kenny Rogers Children's Center Telethon, organizers are busy preparing behind the scenes for this year's fundraiser, which will include several new events. Set for March 18-19 at the Sikeston Field House, the "Under the Big Top"-themed event raises funds for the Center which provides pediatric therapy free of charge to children with special needs throughout Southeast Missouri...
Sikeston High students set to become city leaders Friday (02/18/17)
SIKESTON - Sikeston High School students will tackle a true-life problem when they assume the roles of city leaders during the annual "Youth in Government Day." On Friday, 29 students from Sikeston Senior High School will learn about the jobs of mayor, the city council and city and Board of Municipal Utilities staff as part of the Sikeston Optimist Club's "Youth in Government Day." The program, started more than 30 years ago, is designed to promote a greater understanding of local government and the issues elected officials are asked to consider.. ...
Dorena-Hickman Ferry will temporarily halt operation starting Monday (02/18/17)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. - The Dorena-Hickman Ferry plans to temporarily shut down starting Monday to allow both engines on the ferryboat to be overhauled. According to Keith Todd, public information officer with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, mechanics plan to be on site at daylight Monday to start work. The overhaul is expected to take about one to two weeks to complete...
National Weather Service calling for record high temperatures on Monday (02/18/17)
SIKESTON - Southeast Missouri could salute President's Day with record warm temperatures. Currently the National Weather Service is calling for temperatures to climb above 70 on Monday, which according to climate data recorded at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport since June of 1960 will top a record of 70 degrees set in 1986. The low Monday is expected to be 52 with just a some clouds dotting the skies...
Training time: Officers take to the water to practice rescue skills (02/17/17)
SIKESTON - It was training that not only could save someone's life but could save their own. The Homeland Security Response Team, which includes members of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, Jackson Fire and Rescue and the Cape Girardeau Fire Department, took to the water at the YMCA of Southeast Missouri to hone their water rescue skills...
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Hillary's playing takeaway

I am sick and tired of Obama wagging his finger at the American people and saying, "That's not who we are." If you want four more years of this fundamental transformation of America that Obama has done for this great country, then vote for Hillary Clinton. The fundamental transformation includes taking tax dollars away from American citizens to spend on illegal immigrants coming into our country, refugees coming into our country and knowing full well that ISIS said they would infiltrate the refugee population. This is absurd, people! Wake up. Our country is being destroyed by these socialists. This is social anarchy. Refugees and immigrants are getting benefits that are due to American people. They are getting free housing, Medicare, Social Security, Welfare, food stamps, Obamacare, stipends to live on. It's just unbelievable the level this country has sunk to. Four more years of this nonsense will be the deterioration of this country. It will be the downfall of America. Four more years of this fundamental transformation into socialism. Nothing is free, people. It's paid on the backs of the working taxpayers who get up everyday and bust their butts going to work, trying to support their families. They can't support their families because all of their taxes are taken to support illegals and refugees. If you don't see this, wake up.

Not a smooth operator

I do not know where AT&T gets people to work for them. For one thing, you get ahold of that stupid machine and all they want to know is do you want to pay your bill. You try to explain to them what you want and they don't understand you. You can repeat it three times and ask for a person. You get a person, and they can barely speak English or they mumble and you can barely hear them. They go by the phone number you are calling from and then they can't help you for the number you're calling about because it's not the number you're calling from. It's all messed up. Why can't they get Americans that speak English and can understand other people?

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