Poplar Bluff angler gigs state-record northern hog sucker

MDC congratulates Jeff Rowland on breaking the state record by gigging a 2-pound, 8-ounce northern hog sucker on the Current River. JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Jeff Rowland of Poplar Bluff became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he gigged a northern hog sucker on the Current River in Ripley County. The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Rowland on Oct. 15 weighed 2 pounds, 8…

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Governor Greitens Explains Fighting for Kids and Teachers

Statement from Governor Eric Greitens “Let me tell you why we’re fighting so hard for kids and teachers in Missouri. Today, the system works for insiders and bureaucrats who get paid real well, but it fails too many students, families, and teachers. We know insiders and bureaucrats will lie. You deserve to know the facts. Here’s a lie: Missourians don’t give enough tax money to schools. Here are the facts: Missourians spend about the national…

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Tennessee church shooting leaves multiple people hurt, officials say

At least six people were injured when shots were fired at a Tennessee Church on Sunday, Nashville police said. Nashville police received calls about a shooting at Burnett Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch just after 11 a.m., officials told Fox News. The church is about 30 minutes southeast of Nashville. Joseph Pleasant, a spokesman for the Nashville Fire Department, confirmed at least six to eight people have been injured and were taken to the…

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Poplar Bluff Native Battles Cyber Threats for U.S. Navy

FORT MEADE, MD – A 2006 Poplar Bluff graduate and Poplar Bluff, Missouri native protects America from cyber threats as a member of Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group. “I wanted better opportunities than what was offered in my hometown and the chance to travel so I joined the Navy,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Crystal Kulle. “This links me to my grandfather who also served in the military.” Kulle is one of about 3,000 cryptologic technicians (collection) in the Navy and is responsible for collection,…

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VA Recruiting Medical Support Assistants

On Thursday, August 10, between the hours of 2:00 and 5:00 p.m., the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center will host a job fair at the Missouri National Guard Armory, located at 1605 Cravens Road in Poplar Bluff.   Applicants will be considered for the position of medical support assistant.  Duties include scheduling appointments, answering phones, operating a computer, providing customer service, and receiving and indexing health and administrative information.   Positions will be filled…

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Six Indianapolis 500 winners headed to Gateway Motorsports Park on Aug. 26

Six Indianapolis 500 winners headed to Gateway Motorsports Park on Aug. 26 for inaugural Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline     August 1, 2017, St. Louis Region – Six Verizon IndyCar Series stars who drank the celebratory milk and “kissed the bricks” after winning the world’s most famous automobile race are headed to the St. Louis region this month. The half-dozen daredevils whose names now are permanently connected to The Greatest Spectacle In Racing,…

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Doggie Swim Day Set for Sunday, Aug. 27

          POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (7/25/2017) – One of the summer’s more popular events – Doggie Swim Day – has been set for Sunday afternoon, Aug. 27 at the Poplar Bluff city pool at Hillcrest Park.             Doggie Swim Day is sponsored by the Animal Welfare Alliance (AWA) and the Poplar Bluff Parks & Recreation Dept. Admission is just $1 per dog; their humans get in free. Refreshments for two-leggeds and four-leggeds…

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Governor Greitens announces new website to help Missouri citizens cut government red tape

Today, Governor Greitens announced the launch of a website, www.NoMORedTape.com, for Missourians to submit recommendations for action to cut government red tape. In a statement first posted to his Facebook page, the Governor said: “Earlier this year, a small business owner from Bolivar commented on our Facebook page. He told us about a crazy Missouri regulation that required his business to have a landline phone. It cost him $1,500 a year. A small business shouldn’t…

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Trying the weight loss buddy 3-day diet

A couple of months ago the VA Doctor changed one of my Medications and I gained 40 lbs in about 40 days and now that they changed it to one that will not make me gain weight I need to get busy losing weight now. I have been trying to do it on my own and have lost a couple of pounds but now I am going to try this….  This was a very interesting…

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