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  1. Accident claims life of Missouri manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    ... The preliminary report noted the vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. Elledge was taken to a hospital in Kennett, where he later died. Copyright 2017 KAIT . All rights reserved. Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile ...


  2. Donations collected for New Orleans tornado victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KFVS12

    ... to help those in need so all we are here for is to provide a way to do that." Donations are still being collected in Kennett and Bernie until Friday. Items need are a variety of items including hygiene products, bottled water, clothes and cash ...


  3. Speaker: LU's uneducated founders understood value of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Fulton Sun

    ... Chicago attorney George C. Howard Jr. told Lincoln University's Founders Day Convocation on Thursday. Howard, a Kennett native, graduated from LU in 1956, then earned his law degree from Chicago's John Marshall Law School in 1961. "I first came to ...


  4. SLIDESHOW: Kennett drug arrests mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | KFVS12

    A two-year-long investigation by several law enforcement agencies in Southeast Missouri led to the arrests of 26 people on drugs and weapons charges. According to a post on the Kennett Police Department Facebook page, Kennett police, Dunklin County deputies, Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force served warrants Feb. 1 throughout Kennett and the surrounding area.


  5. Rivers sentenced in robbery caseRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | KAIT-TV

    KENNETT, MO - A man who is serving a 35-year sentenced for murder in Arkansas pleaded guilty this week to first-degree robbery in Missouri, according to Missouri court records . Devontae Rivers was sentenced to 15 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections, to run concurrently with any sentence being served as part of a plea agreement.


  6. Amazon to collect sales tax in Missouri starting WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    KENNETT, MO - A business owner in the Kennett area said Tuesday that a new rule on the collection of sales tax will help level the playing field between so-called brick and mortar and online businesses. Starting Wednesday, online purchases from Amazon will no longer be sales tax-free in the Show Me State.


  7. KSQ CC crowns platform tennis champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 |

    On January 21st, Kennett Square Golf and Country Club held the mixed doubles Club Championships for Platform Tennis. Also referred to as paddle most of the time, the game is an addictive outside sport that allows you to hit a ball and take it off the screens and try to win a point with patience and skill.


  8. Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival returns, Feb. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 |

    Do you love to bake or simply love chocolate? Plan to celebrate "all things chocolate" at the Kennett Chocolate Lovers Festival on Sunday, February 12th at Kennett High School between 1 - 3PM. Professionals, amateurs and students will vie for ribbons when their creations are judged.


  9. Dead ducks found on the side of Walmart in Kennett, MORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 23 | KAIT-TV

    KENNETT, MO - The Kennett Humane Department is investigating a case where someone may have dumped a bag of dead ducks at Walmart. On Saturday evening, two teenage boys discovered a bag filled with dead ducks on the side of Walmart.


  10. Lack of numbers forces Kennett to scrap JV girls' basketball scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 |

    There will be no junior varsity games this winter for the Kennett High girls' basketball team.


  11. Trailer factory announces closure, 92 jobs lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    KENNETT, MO - 7:30 p.m. UPDATE: Kennett residents said Wednesday afternoon that they were shocked by the decision of Manac Trailers USA to close its facility in Kennett, effective Thursday. A resident said he went through the same issue several years ago.


  12. Kennett PD: Man arrested after shots firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    KENNETT, MO - A Mississippi County man was arrested in Dunklin County in connection with shots being fired over the weekend, according to the Kennett Police Department. Officers arrested Andre Haymon Jr. of Osceola on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon after police got a call Sunday night.


  13. Amish Sugar CookiesRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 |

    These easy-to-make cookies simply melt in your mouth! I've passed the recipe around to many friends. After I gave the recipe to my sister, she entered the cookies in a local fair and won the "best of show" prize! - Sylvia Ford, Kennett, Missouri


  14. 4 hurt in Kennett crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    KENNETT, MO - A crash in the Kennett city limits sent four people to the emergency room Thursday morning. According to the police department, officers responded to the crash at the intersection of Independence and Russell Streets just after 7 a.m. An SUV driven by Bradford Metheny, 46, of Kennett rear-ended a transport van driven by Randal Pickett of Malden, according to police. 4 comments

  15. Kennett Fire Department comes together to support man whose wife died in car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    KENNETT, MO - A Kennett firefighter lost his wife in a car crash Tuesday and now the community is doing all they can to rally behind him. Most firefighters usually help grieve with those who've lost loved ones at the scene of an accident.


  16. What To Do: Ring in 2017 in Kennett SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 |

    On New Year's Eve, Kennett Square will be partying in style at its annual "Midnight in the Square" , which runs from 5:15 p.m.-midnight, will take place in Binns Park with the red rose ascending at midnight. Other activities at the annual event, which has been around for more than two decades, include live music by Andy Mowatt's Steely Jam, juggling, sword swallowing, improv theater, live street performers, junkyard drumming, ice skating and dancing.


  17. Man pleads not guilty in killing of two peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    KENNETT, MO - A southeast Missouri man will go to trial in 2017 after he pleaded not guilty to the killings of two people in June 2016. William Joshua Carter, who is charged with first-degree murder, pleaded not guilty in New Madrid County, where his trial will be held.


  18. Safety director responds to Kennett, MO residents concerned with timing of tornado sirenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    DUNKLIN COUNTY, MO - If severe weather is headed your way, you hope you get plenty of warning, but some residents in Dunklin County say they didn't get enough warning when a tornado touched down last weekend. Kennett's Director of Public safety John Mallott said, despite what some residents think, there weren't any hold ups when sounding those tornado sirens Saturday.


  19. Kennett working on storm shelter project for 1st respondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    KENNETT, MO - An opportunity to build storm shelters for the city's police and firefighters in case of a tornado may be in the offing, as Kennett Mayor Bob Hancock said the need is great. A public safety tax failed in November but the need is still there, Hancock told Region 8 News.


  20. Confirmed tornado touches down near Kennett, MORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | KFVS12

    Before the cold air rushed in Saturday evening, some areas of the Heartland were plagued by other forms of severe weather. The Dunklin County Sheriff's Department was able to confirm that a tornado touched down near Arbyrd, Missouri, just outside of Kennett.


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