U.S. Air Force Airman Landon M. Craft graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Craft is the son of Wendy M. Dunn of Old Hickory, Tenn., and Jeffrey W. Craft of Qulin, Mo. He is a 2016 graduate of…

"U.S. Air Force Airman Landon M. Craft graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas."

VA to Host 4th Annual Women Veterans’ ‘Ladies’ Night Out,’ Town Hall, and Women Veteran Art Exhibit

(Poplar Bluff, MO)  – The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff will host a special “Ladies’ Night Out” event for women Veterans on Thursday, June 8.  The event will take place at the First Christian Church (1601 N. Main Street) in Poplar Bluff and is scheduled to last from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m.   “This year’s Ladies’ Night Out event will bring some very special additions,” noted VA Women Veterans Program Manager,…

"VA to Host 4th Annual Women Veterans’ ‘Ladies’ Night Out,’ Town Hall, and Women Veteran Art Exhibit"

PB Has Largest Graduating Class In Decades

A total of 340 students graduated from Poplar Bluff High School on Thursday, May 25, at the Black River Coliseum – the largest graduating class since 1980, according to district records. The Class of 2017 was the first to graduate from the new state-of-the-art campus facility and the last group for Mike Kiehne to lead as principal, the beginning and end of a chapter. He will be succeeded next school year by Mike Owen, who…

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Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services finds previous administrations ignored MO law!

Statement from the Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Since 1979, Missouri law has required providers of abortion services and those who treat abortion complications to report every complication they diagnose or treat after an abortion to the Department of Health and Senior Services within 45 days. It has recently come to my attention that this law was not complied with under previous administrations. This is unacceptable. As soon as I…

"Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services finds previous administrations ignored MO law!"

Three Rivers Celebrates Class of 2017 at Commencement Ceremony

Three Rivers College filled the Black River Coliseum to celebrate the institution’s newest graduating class on Friday, May 19. Approximately 590 students in Three Rivers’ degree and certificate programs were eligible to walk across the stage during Friday’s ceremony. Stan Berry, a Three Rivers alumnus, Army veteran, and editor at the Daily American Republic in Poplar Bluff, gave the keynote address to the Class of 2017. In his speech, Berry spoke to the necessity of…

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