Daily Dunklin Democrat News http://www.dddnews.com/news/ News headlines from the Daily Dunklin Democrat newspaper in Kennett, Missouri en-us Dunklin County under ‘enhanced’ risk for severe weather http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398804.html The National Weather Service in Memphis has placed Dunklin County under ‘enhanced’ risk for severe weather on Thursday as forecasters anticipate two rounds of severe weather in a 36-hour window. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:08:21 -0500 BWM hoping to “Light up the Square” Good Friday night http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398818.html Steve Patton spatton@dddnews.com Kennett Business Women of Missouri urge you to participate in the Dunklin County Relay for Life Luminaria Ceremony in Kennett on Friday, April 14 at the Courthouse... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:32:52 -0500 Tumbling entertainment at Heritage http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398817.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, staff Members of the Elite Tumble and Cheer squad entertained residents at Heritage Nursing Center on Tuesday night. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:30:59 -0500 New president of Hornersville Farmers and Merchants Club http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398816.html Photo provided The Hornersville Farmers and Merchants Club held its Annual Family Night last Thursday. The newly elected president of the club, Josh Smith (right), presented Sonny Burns an... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:28:43 -0500 KHS Art Club donates paintings http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398815.html KHS Art Club recently completed paintings to donate to the Missouri Division of Children’s Services to hang in their visitation rooms. Club members met for an after school painting party to complete... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:27:40 -0500 St. Louis Brass concert Friday http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398814.html The internationally renowned and popular brass quintet Saint Louis Brass will return to Kennett for a concert on Friday, March 31, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., at the Kennett High School Auditorium.  The... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:26:57 -0500 Chamber of Commerce prepares for banquet http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398813.html Jeff Dorris jdorris@dddnews.com The Kennett Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Membership Banquet Monday at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center. A silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m.,... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:25:10 -0500 Why Become a Doctor? http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398812.html As Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center’s Chief of Staff, I’m often asked to speak to students who are interested in – or on a path to – a career in medicine. With the celebration of National Doctor’s... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:24:30 -0500 Wilson is third to make Wall of Fame http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398809.html Photo provided Jessie Wilson becomes the third preschool student in Mrs. Linda and Mrs. Ashley’s Holcomb preschool class to make the Wall of Fame. Students earning this honor have to identify all 26... Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:13:02 -0500 Work begins on Hwy 25 http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398395.html Photo by Cody Tucker, staff Work began Tuesday on Highway 25 -- the MoDOT project is expected to last into September. Look for traffic delays. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:59:30 -0500 Highway 25 road work to slow traffic for months http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397956.html A seven-mile stretch of Missouri State Highway 25 will be home of a nearly seven month long repair project, slowing down traffic among one of the area’s busiest roads. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:29:03 -0500 New Rotary member http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398061.html Photo provided Danny Ray, secretary of the Kennett Rotary Club, welcomed Debbie Crafton, who was inducted into the Rotary at a recent meeting. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:04:00 -0500 Senath-Hornersville hosts career day http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398057.html Jeff Dorris jdorris@dddnews.com Sparing time from their busy work schedules, guest professionals shared their work expertise with students at the Senath-Hornersville High School Career Day. The event... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:18:47 -0500 Ribbon Cutting at DS Golf LLC. http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398056.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, staff The Kennett Chamber of Commerce helped celebrate a ribbon-cutting on Friday for new member DS Golf LLC., located in the Kennett Country Club Pro Shop. Donnie Shelton,... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:16:36 -0500 Holcomb students make like it's 1956 http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398053.html Photo by Cody Tucker Holcomb Elementary students were swinging, bopping, and jiving to 50’s standards during musical performances for Family Night, the school’s yearly celebration of music and the... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:15:34 -0500 Grocery store tour set for Saturday, April 8 http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398050.html Healthy Schools/Healthy Communities is teaming up with Walmart and the Dunklin County Caring Council to give grocery store tours where community members can learn how to identify and buy healthy,... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:14:19 -0500 Rice Research Greenhouse dedicated at Southeast Malden Campus http://www.dddnews.com/story/2398045.html Trina Bell tbell@deltanewscitizen.com The Malden Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Southeast Missouri State University's Malden Campus Monday morning, where the Missouri Rice... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:09:10 -0500 Accident on Highway 25 leaves 2 seriously hurt http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397750.html Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:45:22 -0500 Steele Police Report http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397938.html Steele Police arrested a man on several charges, including resisting arrest, Saturday night. Officers were called to Flash Market, and when they tried to arrest Lawrence Arender, 35, of Steele, he... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:31:52 -0500 Motorcycle tests suspended at Malden http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397925.html Captain Jeffrey N. Vitale, commanding officer of Troop E, Poplar Bluff, announces that the motorcycle skills portion of the testing process is suspended at the Malden Driver Examination Station until... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:48:24 -0500 KFD deals with fire on Russell St http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397900.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, staff The Kennett Fire Department was called out in the pre-dawn hours Monday to the 1600 block of Russell. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:07:11 -0500 KHD urges heartworm prevention among area dogs http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397563.html Cody Tucker ctucker@dddnews.com Kennett Humane Department Kayla Gozell recently stopped by the KHD office after hours, only to find a male pit pull tied to a pole outside the building. The dog was... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:06:59 -0500 Kennett church hosting unique camp this summer http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397542.html Steve Patton spatton@dddnews.com A Kennett church is hosting a unique camp this summer. First United Methodist Church is partnering with Eagle Lake Camps of Colorado June 5-9. “There are several... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:06:08 -0500 KHS Key Club attends District Leadership Convention http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397541.html On March 9-11, the Kennett High School Key Club attended the Missouri-Arkansas District Leadership Convention in Springfield. Thirty-five of the members along with sponsors, Katie Porterfield and... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:01:42 -0500 County recorders attend veterans town hall meeting http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397540.html Steve Patton spatton@dddnews.com The Department of Veterans Affairs, John J Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff held a special town hall meeting at the Elks Lodge in Poplar Bluff on March... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:00:22 -0500 Students perform play at Masterson http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397539.html Photo by Regina Lee, staff Masterson Elementary School in Kennett gave an outstanding performance on Wednesday of their spring play, “SQUIRM! A Wiggly, Giggly, Squiggly Musical.” The children... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:58:52 -0500 Special needs advocates look to start Kennett-based civic group http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397538.html Cody Tucker ctucker@dddnews.com Advocates for children and adults with special needs are looking to bring an international civic service effort to Kennett. The effort first found its way to local... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:58:33 -0500 MANAC holds Open House http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397532.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, Staff An open house was held at the building which housed Manac on the North By-Pass on Wednesday. The Thos. L. Meyer Realty Co., of Cape Girardeau, is directing the sale of the... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:52:57 -0500 St. Francis St. grant mailed http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397531.html Photo by Jeff Dorris, Staff A grant application to do work on St. Francis Street was mailed Friday. Pictured is Chancellor Wayne, a member of the St. Francis Street Committee, mailing the... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:51:35 -0500 Severe weather risk looms over Bootheel http://www.dddnews.com/story/2397382.html The National Weather Service warns of an risk of severe thunderstorms in the Bootheel on Friday, Saturday, Monday and Thursday. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:24:43 -0500