Maynard Pioneer Days canceled this year

There will be no greased pig races or chicken and dumplin’s served at this year’s Maynard Pioneer Days.

Caught on camera: Officer saves choking baby in Mich.

It shows the Sterling Heights, Mich. officer meeting the family outside their home. One of them is holding the 3-week-old girl, who is not breathing.
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Actress Kelly Preston dies at 57 after battle with breast cancer

Preston enjoyed a lengthy career in film and television, appearing in “Jerry Maguire,” “Twins” and at times starring with her husband, John Travolta, in films like “Battlefield Earth” and “Gotti.”


  ADH: “No one path” for restaurant compliance

  Jonesboro Public Safety Committee forwards 2 mask measures to full council

  Greene County foster parents “Christmas in July” fundraiser moves online

  Child advocacy center preparing for increase in child abuse cases due to COVID-19

16-year-old arrested in Stoddard County murder case

A 16-year-old Jonesboro teen was being held Saturday in the Stoddard County jail in connection with a murder-2nd degree case, according to a media release from the Stoddard County Sheriff’s Department.
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3 Arizona teachers contracted COVID-19 while sharing a summer classroom; 1 died

The American Federation of Teachers says it’s not clear districts can safely provide in-person learning for students in the fall.

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

  Memphis-area hospitals act on facility surge plans as hospitalizations increase

NEA Baptist breaks ground on new clinic

  5 different guns, dozens of shots fired during shooting that killed 2 people at Miss. concert

Gov. Parson signs Missouri rape kit testing bill

  Poplar Bluff Municipal Library mandates masks

Local hospitals reach critical level of utilization with 93% of ICU beds filled

  Federal judge issues temporary restraining order after Tennessee governor signs fetal heartbeat bill

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Sheriff: ‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera saved son before drowning

The body was discovered five days after the 33-year-old Rivera disappeared on Lake Piru, where her son was found July 8 alone a few hours later on a boat the two had rented.


JHS alum Jonathan Adams on A-State cover of 2020 Hooten’s

Rockets’ Westbrook has virus, as NBA bubble faces first test

As recently as Sunday, the Rockets believed that Westbrook and James Harden — neither of whom traveled with the team to Walt Disney World near Orlando last week — would be with the team in the next few days.


  GOV: “Masks are the one tool we have to battle the spread of the virus and to be in public”

  TDH reports largest single-day increase with over 3,300 new COVID-19 cases identified

Judge blocks federal executions; administration appeals

  ‘Whoa! That was close!’: Lightning nearly hits Oklahoma trooper

  One person killed, suspect injured in shooting

One person died and another was injured in a shooting Sunday night at a Batesville convenience store.
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  Trump team eyes school funds boost in next virus aid bill

President Donald Trump’s push to reopen schools is being complicated by a split within his ranks over how to do it.

  Woman accused of spilling urine on jailer

  Iconic New Orleans restaurant K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen permanently closed due to COVID-19

Poplar Bluff library reopens, masks required, continues curbside service

Bank branch in Sikeston closes after 2 employees test positive for COVID-19