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Hubert Williams
08/24/16
James Hubert Williams, of Malden, was born Oct. 4, 1935, in Senath, Mo., to the late Glade Williams and Helen Mitchell Williams, and departed this life Aug. 22, 2016 at Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter at the age of 80 years. June 2, 1956 he married Juanita Aline Laster in Hernando, Miss. She preceded him in death May 10, 2015...

Neoma Criglar Hester
08/24/16
Neoma Criglar Hester was born Oct. 19, 1955, in Gideon, to the late Austin Criglar, Sr. and Neoma Polly Harlin Criglar, and departed this life Aug. 15, 2016 at her residence in Maldenat the age of 60 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Malden...
Bob Cashion
08/24/16
Bob Cashion, 68, of Campbell, Mo., passed away Aug. 17, 2016 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Landess Funeral Home of Campbell was in charge of arrangements.
Ruby J. Darby
08/17/16
Ruby J. Darby, of Clarkton, was born March 30, 1927, in Holland, Mo., to the late James Franklin Roberts and Minnie A. Howell Roberts. She departed this life Aug. 9, 2016 at her residence at the age of 84 years. She was an assembly line worker for a phone company, and a member of the Lynn Oak General Baptist Church in Clarkton...

Jack Allen
08/10/16
Jack Allen was born May 11, 1936, in Memphis, Tenn., to the late Ralph and Rose Bradley Allen. He departed this life Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, at Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter, Mo., at the age of 80 years 2 months and 23 days...
Holloway crowned Miss Missouri Peach Fair (08/24/16)
The 2016 Missouri Peach Fair, held annually in Campbell, Mo. Got off to a great start Friday evening, with the crowning of the new 2016 Miss Missouri Peach Fair. This year's queen is Miss Rianna Holloway, of Campbell. Prior to the big formal announcement, a packed house watched an amazing competition between 12 of Missouri's finest, as they competed for the title as this year's Peach Fair Queen...
DNC Weekly Feature SpotLight - Caitlyn Earnheart (08/24/16)
The DNC Weekly Feature SpotLight goes to Miss Caitlyn Earnheart, of Risco. Earnheart, a recent Risco High School graduate, may be young but she has accomplished many great things in her youth. That is also why she was recently nominated and selected to receive the Risco Rural Independent Club's 2016 Senior Scholarship...
Orchard Fire opens for Darryl Worley at Missouri Peach Fair (08/24/16)
Orchard Fire captured the attention of the audience and set the stage for a great concert featuring Darryl Worley during the Missouri Peach Fair in Campbell on Saturday night.
Portions of Hwy. 53 shut down due to Flooding (08/24/16)
The St. Francis and Black Rivers overflowed late last week, with flood waters that saturated the entire area and even had portions of Hwy. 53 closed for a period of time last Thursday between Campbell and Qulin.
Little Miss Peach Fair 2015 (08/24/16)
Staff photo by Trina Bell During the Missouri Peach Fair pageant, held Saturday in Campbell, the winner of the Little Miss Peach Fair was announced. This year's 2016 Little Miss Peach Fair is Chloe Coronado.
Green Wave dominates New Madrid County Central (08/24/16)
It didn't take long for Malden to get on the scoreboard Friday. The mighty Green Wave TDed on their first possession, and often enough in the first half to send in the junior varsity and put the clock in turbo-mode in the second half of their 66-20 win over the New Madrid County Central Eagles...
2016 Peach Fair Grand Marshal Award (08/24/16)
2016 Missouri Peach Fair Judges (08/24/16)
Malden High School Alumni Association Annual Labor Day Parade and Festivities (08/24/16)
The Malden High School Alumni Committee has announced it is gearing up for it's annual Homecoming event on Labor Day weekend. The Malden Alumni Association welcomes any and all supporters, who in return, will be helping support the Association in it's efforts to award scholarships to Malden graduating seniors...
Gideon's 41st Homecoming set for Sept. 2 & 3 (08/24/16)
The 41st Gideon Homecoming, Friday & Saturday, September 2 & 3, 2016. The theme for this year is "THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN" with the class of 1966 celebrating their 50th year. This year's schedule will include THE ANNUAL CAR SHOW! What an opportunity to see the changing times! The Gerald Blake Christian Car Club Car Show will begin at 9:00 a.m. ...
Risco Rural Independent Club holds August meeting (08/24/16)
The Risco Rural Independent Club met August 18, 2016 at the Cotton Pickin' Cafe in Risco. Hostesses were Shirley Love and Patricia Earnheart. Guest William Hill voiced the blessing over a delightful summer menu of Bar-B-Qued Chicken halves or chicken strips, Four Bean Salad, potato salad, hot rolls, blackberry cobbler, cheesecake and a...
Gideon Yards of the Month for July (08/24/16)
The Yards of the Month are sponsored by GFWC -- Community Woman's Club of Gideon each year June through October.
Malden Nutrition Center menus 8.29 - 9.2 (08/24/16)
Monday, August 29 Ham Slice Sweet Potatoes Blackeyed Peas Bread Pineapple Tidbits Tuesday, August 30 Pork Chop Beets Green Peas Bread Pudding w/Pears Wednesday, August 31 Meatloaf Scalloped Potatoes Green Beans Roll Apple Crisp Thursday, Sept. 1 BBQ Chicken...
Campbell Nutrition Center Menus 8.29 - 9.2 (08/24/16)
Monday, August 29: Sub Sandwich Pork-n-beans Carrot & Celery Sticks Grapes Tuesday, August 30: BBQ Pulled Pork on Bun Potato Salad Slaw Pudding Fruit Wednesday, August 31: Grilled Chicken Chef Salad Corn Mandarin Oranges Crackers Thursday, Sept. 1: Spaghetti...
2016 Football Preview: Malden Green Wave (08/24/16)
Head coach: Joel Wyatt, 7th season (58-14) 2015 record: 14-1 District: Class 2, District 1 Conference: SEMO East (Charleston, East Prairie, Kelly) Playoff finish: Lost 37-0 to Lamar in Class 2 state title game Returning starters on offense: 5 Returning starters on defense: 6...
Malden Volleyball Boosters host Jamboree (08/24/16)
The Malden Volleyball Boosters hosted a volleyball jamboree on Saturday. Clarkton, Risco, and Malden participated in the event, which was designed to get the ladies ready for the regular season, which started yesterday with a trip to Hayti, where they faced the Lady Indians...
Malden Player of the Week (08/24/16)
Harry Blackwell Chevrolet announced it's first Player of the Week for the Malden Green Wave 2016-2017 football season Monday afternoon. The recipient of this week's award (at left) was Mason Brown. Brown is a Junior at MHS and is the team's quarterback. Presenting the Player of the Week football, on behalf of Harry Blackwell, was Steve Rackley...
Application deadline approaches for LPN-to-RN programs at Three Rivers (08/24/16)
The application deadline is approaching for Three Rivers College's daytime LPN-RN Bridge program in Poplar Bluff and its LPN-RN Bridge program at Three Rivers -- Sikeston. The application deadline for these programs is Thursday, September 1. "We want potential applicants for these programs to be aware of the opportunities in their area and what's required to take advantage of them," said Dr. ...
School menus for 8.29 - 9.2 (08/24/16)
Malden Breakfast Menu Monday, August 29: Honey Graham Squares, Poptarts, Juice, Milk Tuesday, August 30: Breakfast Burrito, Salsa, Applesauce, Milk Wednesday, August 31: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Grape Juice, Milk Thursday, Sept. 1: Rice, Cinnamon Toast, Grape Juice, Milk...
Risco Rural Independent Club July Meeting (08/24/16)
The Risco Rural Independent Club met in their favorite spot, Cotton Pickin' Cafe, which carried out a patriotic theme for their July 21, 2016 meeting. Martha voiced the blessing and the ladies enjoyed a fish luncheon that Debbie prepared including fried fish, hush puppies, slaw, fries, red velvet cupcakes, brownies, and peach cobbler. ...
Golden Living Center - Malden celebrates with Clown Show and Luau (08/24/16)
One week ago this past Friday, the Golden Living Center of Malden hosted a clown show for it's residents. Everyone enjoyed a pre-show hosted by Kelsey Polen and her assistant, her dog "Gracie." Residents got to watch as their personal spool of cotton candy was made right before their eyes, while they played games and took part in working circus word puzzles...
Local artist's work displayed at Malden Library (08/24/16)
The Dunklin County Library -- Malden Branch, has some new artwork on display. Several painted pictures from local artist Lindell "Buddy" James, enhance the library's décor and will be on display for the remainder of the month. The artwork is available for purchase...
Malden welcomes Coleman to Council (08/17/16)
The Malden City Council met in regular session Monday night, voting unanimously to approve Mayor Ray Santie's recommendation to appoint Mr. Casen Coleman to fill the vacated seat of former councilwoman Meredith Garris. Garris, gave her resignation letter to the council last month for it's review, advising that she could no longer hold the position due to a change in residency...
It's that Time, Back to School (08/17/16)
It's that time of year again. It's back to school for most area schools this week. Three of the area schools which began Monday, Aug. 15, include Malden, Gideon and St. Teresa's. Both Bernie and Campbell schools will begin their first day of school on Thursday, Aug. 18...
Dicamba drift is major concern for area Farmers (08/17/16)
Area cotton and soybean farmers have been attending meetings throughout the area, where many "claim" to have crops they believe to be effected by possible Dicamba drift. In a recent meeting held at the Fisher Delta Research Center in New Madrid, over 100 farmers from the entire Bootheel area, met to discuss the alleged misuse of the Dicamba herbicide, which have many farmers suffering major crop damage...