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Community outreach: CBC's new building designed to be catalyst for community (03/25/17)
SIKESTON -- The Rev. L.J. Nabors, pastor of the Cornerstone Baptist Church, stood by the front door of the church's newest addition, the Family Life Outreach Center. Nabors smiled broadly as he welcomed the visitors during the center's open house. The center, he explained, began with his vision to do something for the community...
Sikeston woman arrested on felony drug charges (03/25/17)
SIKESTON -- A Sikeston woman faces felony drug charges following her arrest Thursday. Shandail M. Donner, 35, is charged with two counts of felony delivery of controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid; misdemeanor possession of marijuana/synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or less; and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to online court records...
Morley man facing felony drug charges (03/24/17)
BENTON, Mo. -- A Morley man is facing felony drug charges after a search warrant was executed Wednesday. According to a release from Scott County Sheriff Wes Drury, Michael G. Rysdam, 49, is charged with two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, all three felony charges...
Kelly schools launch new app (03/24/17)
BENTON, Mo. -- The latest news, information and announcements for Scott County R-4 schools are now available at the fingertips of those who download the district's very own app. On March 9, the Scott County R-4 "Kelly" School District in Benton launched the app which is available for free on iPhones, iPads, Android, Blackberry or Windows devices. Since announcing the app to the district, over 820 people have downloaded the app...
65th rodeo will see some new, returning favorites (03/24/17)
SIKESTON -- Those attending the 65th Annual Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo in August will see some new and returning favorites. The 2017 Rodeo Chairman Blake Wethington announced at the Sikeston Regional Chamber meeting Thursday afternoon that the Budweiser Clydesdales will come to this year's rodeo...
Citizens' tips lead to the arrest of purse snatcher (03/24/17)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- A Mississippi County man is facing felony charges following a theft/fraud report investigated this week by the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office. According to Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson, the investigation began earlier this week when a disabled lady reported someone had stolen her purse out of a shopping cart as she loaded groceries into her vehicle outside a local grocery store...
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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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