Daily Dunklin Democrat News http://www.dddnews.com/news/ News headlines from the Daily Dunklin Democrat newspaper in Kennett, Missouri en-us Malden man seriously hurt in one vehicle accident http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367408.html A Malden man was seriously hurt in a one vehicle traffic accident Friday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by William J. Hampton, 55, ran off the right side of... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:10:50 -0600 Bader Farms vs. Monsanto, both sides make their case http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367345.html Representatives from both sides of the lawsuit pitting Missouri’s largest peach grower against the world’s largest seed company are making their case to the public. In the lawsuit served Tuesday... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:38:55 -0600 City Council discusses sidewalk project http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367344.html A sidewalk that was proposed to be the next phase connecting the city’s parks was a major topic of discussion during the Kennett City Council meeting Tuesday night. Phase two of the project called... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:37:42 -0600 Blue Christmas: many affected by holiday depression http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367343.html During the holiday season many are out shopping while Christmas music plays in the background. Others are planning holiday parties, or packing for a trip to visit relatives. However, there are those... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:35:39 -0600 Woods waives prelim, next date Dec. 28 http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367342.html Cody Tucker ctucker@dddnews.com The man charged in the shooting death of Isaac Lee Jefferson waived his preliminary hearing, with his next date set for Dec. 28. Demetrius Woods appeared before 35th... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:34:33 -0600 A moment of silence, in reverence to Pearl Harbor http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367336.html Photo by Steve Patton, Staff Patrons at the OAKS observed a moment of silence on Wednesday in observance of Pearl Harbor Day. This year marked the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor,... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:29:28 -0600 Delta Omicron holds meeting http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367333.html The Missouri Laureate Delta Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Nov. 22, at the home of Edna Hodges for its seventh meeting of the year. The group left there to go to Paragould to Simpkins... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:27:29 -0600 KHD nurturing badly wounded dog http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367327.html The Kennett Humane Department (KHD) is praising public outreach efforts as it works to fund the medical costs for a dog found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds all over its body in Pemiscot... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:18:26 -0600 Angels of Christmas time http://www.dddnews.com/story/2367326.html Steve Patton spatton@dddnews.com Community members once again have the chance to make the Christmas season a little brighter for area families through the annual Angels of Christmas program. The... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:17:39 -0600 Large fire at Lack’s Salvage in Dunklin County http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366771.html Photo by Cody Tucker, staff Fire crews from multiple agencies were on the scene at Lack’s Salvage Yard on Highway 84 West near the state line, where a fire broke out early Wednesday afternoon. No... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:28:38 -0600 KPD investigates accident on S. Jackson http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366837.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, staff The Kennett Police Department investigated an accident on the corner of South Jackson and Sixth Street on Wednesday afternoon. There were no injuries. Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:08:36 -0600 Adopt an Angel of Christmas time http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366582.html Community members once again have the chance to make the Christmas season a little brighter for area families through the annual Angels of Christmas program. The program provides the opportunity for... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:02:13 -0600 Former mayor addresses Council about fire station http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366666.html . Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:48:29 -0600 James: First-hand account of Pearl Harbor on the 75th anniversary http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366601.html Editor’s note: This is Pete James’ first-hand account of the attack on Pearl Harbor. This story was originally published in the Campbell Citizen on the 50th anniversary of the battle. James, who... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:44:54 -0600 Senath Christmas Caroling set for Friday night http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366599.html The City of Senath is having a Christmas caroling program starting at 6 p.m. Friday at the Senath Community Building. All the children attending will be given a bag of treats. Everyone is welcome to... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:44:22 -0600 The spirit of giving alive and well at Leonard and Virgie’s Place http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366596.html Every Christmas season, Leonard and Virgie’s Place is busy supplying coats, toys, and other items to those in need as the weather gets colder and Christmas draws closer. This year is not exception.... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:43:06 -0600 Missouri’s Delta Upsilon suspended for at least 2 years http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366594.html COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri chapter of the Delta Upsilon fraternity will be suspended until at least the fall of 2018 for repeatedly violating fraternity and university policy and... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:41:58 -0600 Dog found with gunshot wounds, KHD seeks donations http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366590.html Photo provided A dog was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds near Bragg City over the weekend. KHD officer Tena Petix says the dog may have been shot by hunters in an effort to keep it from... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:39:18 -0600 Christmas Toy Chest prepares for distribution http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366587.html The Christmas Toy Chest program has scheduled it’s distribution date for Saturday, December 10 at the Dunklin County Caring Council located at 311 Kennett St. This is the second year for the program... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:36:34 -0600 ASU Fall Commencement http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366585.html JONESBORO — A record 1,405 students will receive diplomas at Arkansas State University’s fall commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center, 201 Olympic Drive. The... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:34:13 -0600 Bader Farms files lawsuit against Monsanto over dicamba http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366232.html Bader Farms, Inc. in Campbell has filed a lawsuit against Monsanto over the illegal spraying of dicamba. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:27:00 -0600 Cookie Swap networking opportunity http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366218.html Tue, 06 Dec 2016 10:42:51 -0600 Hundreds come out for Christmas Carnival http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366098.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, staff Santa arrived in style for the first Christmas Carnival at the American Legion Building. The Survival Flight helicopter was used to bring St. Nick to the event hosted by... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:53:44 -0600 Another successful Christmas Bazaar http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366096.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, staff Shoppers filled the American Legion Building on Saturday for the 47th Annual Adelphian Christmas Bazaar. Seventy-eight vendors offered everything from handmade crafts and... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:32:46 -0600 Hope Intl. holds heater drive ahead of bitter cold spell http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366095.html Temperatures are expected to dip well below freezing later this week. As some forecasters predict lows below 20 degrees, Hope International is holding a heater drive to help people who may be the... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:31:44 -0600 It’s Angels of Christmas time http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366094.html Community members once again have the chance to make the Christmas season a little brighter for area families through the annual Angels of Christmas program. The program provides the opportunity for... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:30:58 -0600 5 hurt in weekend crashes http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366093.html The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to three separate crashes throughout the weekend, which left a total of five people with minor injuries. Troopers were called to Route P near Senath on... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:30:18 -0600 Tax tips for end of year planning http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366092.html With the end of the year fast approaching, tax time is almost upon us. To help alleviate the stress that accompanies filing your taxes, it is wise to revisit these tips and suggestions. Take some... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:29:13 -0600 Kennett woman arrested on robbery, drug charges http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366091.html Police arrest a Kennett woman Sunday woman after she allegedly entered a home, attempted to use drugs inside before assaulting a person living there. Tina Wyrick, 37, of Kennett, was arrested and... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:28:37 -0600 Arrest in Steele on Kennett warrant http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366090.html On Saturday, Steele police arrested Charles Mohr, 27, of Steele on an active Kennett municipal warrant, charging him with failure to appear and a Dunklin County warrant for a probation violation.... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:28:08 -0600 SSB relaunches its Angel Tree adoptions http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366089.html Senath State Bank (SSB) is sponsoring an Angel Tree again this year. Bank employees contacted area nursing homes and were given the names of anonymous Angels, who are able to be adopted, at the... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:26:37 -0600 University of Missouri hires search team for chancellor http://www.dddnews.com/story/2366088.html COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri says the search firm that helped the system find a new president also will lead the search for a permanent chancellor for the Columbia campus.... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:24:57 -0600 South Elementary rallies to help student with brain aneurysm http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365410.html Students and staff at Kennett’s South Elementary School are coming together to help 11-year-old Calib Book, a local fifth grader recovering from a brain aneurysm. The school will be selling cookies,... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:30:06 -0600 FBLA donates to Christmas Carnival http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365408.html Photo provided Members of the Kennett High School’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) organization donated dozens of boxes of cakes and snacks to the Lion’s Club for the upcoming Christmas... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:28:55 -0600 Christmas Night – Candlelight at Malden church http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365403.html On Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at 6:00 p.m., Malden First General Baptist Church is hosting a special Christmas service. There will be no service Christmas morning. Spend the time with family, eat, rest,... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:25:36 -0600 Hornersville has the Christmas Spirit http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365394.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, staff The holiday spirit filled Hornersville, Thursday evening as the town held its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The community building was packed with area... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:25:00 -0600 Holcomb Police sponsoring Toy Drive http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365390.html The Holcomb Police Department is sponsoring a Toy Drive until Dec. 20 to help kids in the community. Toys can be brought to City Hall, the Junction, or Holcomb Elementary. Also, HPD is sponsoring a... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:22:59 -0600 Firefighters present check to NHC http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365389.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, staff Members of the Kennett Firefighters Association present a check to Kayley Ridings, Activity Director at NHC Healthcare. The funds will go towards helping patients in need... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:21:50 -0600 Ashlyn Donahoo Awarded Scholarship to Attend Southeast http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365388.html CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Ashlyn Donahoo of Campbell has received the University Scholarship and Residence Life Leadership Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2017-2018 academic year.... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:21:15 -0600 Highway 25 crash leaves two hurt http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365387.html Two people were hurt in a crash on Missouri State Highway 25 on Thursday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The crash happened near Friendship at around 10 a.m. Troopers say an... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:20:49 -0600 Five hurt in Butler County crash http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365386.html A crash in Butler County Thursday afternoon left five people hurt, including three children and two teenagers. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened just after 4 p.m. at... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:20:06 -0600 Angels of Christmas time http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365385.html Angels of Christmas time Community members once again have the chance to make the Christmas season a little brighter for area families through the annual Angels of Christmas program. The program... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:19:00 -0600 Important fire safety tips for the holidays and every day http://www.dddnews.com/story/2365384.html The Christmas season is upon us and decorations abound. We'll decorate everything from streetlights, storefronts, houses, and of course trees. At this time of year people are also at greater risk for... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:17:40 -0600