We salute one of Poplar Bluff’s most dedicated public servants
(Editorial ~ 07/16/22)
Danny Whiteley has devoted a large chunk of his life to public service in Butler County and Southeast Missouri. His law enforcement career began in 1972 as a reserve deputy through the Butler County, Ripley County and Scott County sheriff’s departments, and he has spent the past 22-plus years leading the Poplar Bluff Police Department. He also has been a key player with the Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force...
New abortion law takes effect in state
(Column ~ 07/16/22)
This morning a baby died in Illinois. There was no obituary, no tears were shed, and no name was given. She was the victim of a dismemberment abortion, the most common abortion method used during the second trimester. In Illinois, abortion on demand is allowed until the third trimester. ...
Hall-Patton earns Reddy Scholarship
(Local News ~ 07/16/22)
Poplar Buff High School graduate Tianna Hall-Patton has been awarded the $3,500 Reddy Family Scholarship, reserved for a Poplar Bluff High School graduating minority student of need and merit pursuing education at a four-year college. Hall-Patton plans to major in nutrition and exercise physiology at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and become an athletic trainer one day. ...