Poplar Bluff

John Lee Squires (Poplar Bluff PD photo)

Sexual Predator on the Run

Police are looking for 55-year-old John L. Squires.


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Suspect Assaults a Man Then Uses His Debit Card

Police in Poplar Bluff release surveillance camera photos


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Poplar Bluff Deputy Shoots, Kills Suspect

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating after a southeast Missouri man was shot and killed by a Butler County sheriff’s deputy.



Store Employee Hurt During Strong Arm Robbery

Police release surveillance camera photos


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Lawmakers to Review Missouri Education Issues

The first were scheduled Monday in St. Charles and St. Louis, where student transfers out of unaccredited districts have received particular attention.


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

State Rep. Says ‘Don’t Get Sick’ Bill Would Break Poverty Cycle

Some call it the ‘Don’t Get Sick’ bill, others the ‘Breaking the Poverty Cycle’ bill. Regardless, it’s making waves in Jefferson City.


Saltillo, Mexico

NORDYNE Moving Poplar Bluff Plant To Mexico

NORDYNE announced Thursday that it will gradually relocate its manufacturing lines to a new site in Saltillo, Mexico.



UPDATE: Three Jail Escapees Back in Custody

Authorities say Matthew Brandon Cook, Kade Reaves Stringfellow and Rodney Joe Green escaped through the ceiling.


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Electric Companies Push For More Power To Raise Rates

The bill would allow the companies to charge ratepayers for infrastructure costs through a surcharge.


Missouri Inauguration ceremonies

Mo. Gov. Nixon Proposes Money For Drug Task Forces

The governor’s budget plan for next year would provide $3 million for drug task forces, a move he says is necessary.



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