• Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Google Photos Show Midwest Flooding at Caruthersville, Missouri

    Sarah FenskeFlooded farmland near New Madrid, Missouri, taken last weekend after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers detonated the Birds Point Levee.​ We've got more astonishing photos of Mississippi River flooding to share this morning, thanks to the nice people over at Google. This latest set s ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Ass Clowns Off to Rollicking Start in 2011; Vote For Yours Today!

    ​Oh, my. Where to begin? 2011 is just seven-days-old and we're having trouble narrowing down the field for this week's Ass Clown. Must've been something in that $6.99 bottle of Asti Spumante on New Year's Eve that has everyone acting the fool.  Here, then, are the candidates who bubbled their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Man Dials Wrong Number, Offers Drugs to Cop

    Are you sure I have the right number?​Note to drug dealers: Put your clients on speed dial. Otherwise you might end up like the unfortunate dope supplier in southeastern Missouri who inadvertently phoned a police officer and attempted to sell him hydrocodone pills earlier this week. The cop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Seven Arrested for Causing $10,000 in Damage and Shooting Woman...With a BB Gun

    Image viaYou'll put somebody's eye out! (or go to jail you silly hoosier)​This past week, two adults and five juveniles were rounded up in Caruthersville (down in the bootheel) for going on a pair of BB-gun shooting sprees about a month ago. Their handiwork: -- 20 windows of vehicles, shot out-- 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Could St. Louis Have Casino King to Complement East St. Louis Casino Queen?

    ​Monday was the deadline to submit bids with the St. Louis Development Corporation for a new downtown casino to replace the President, which is closing this summer. As the St. Louis Business Journal reports, three companies have thrown their name in the hat. They include Isle of Capri, Koman Prope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    FoodWire: Eric Brenner Extends Reach to Bootheel

    I don't know if this counts as destination dining, but it's certainly interesting, demonstrating the reach of Eric Brenner's restaurant-consulting skills. Brenner, the owner and chef of Moxy (4584 Laclede Avenue; Web site) has helped develop a new restaurant at Lady Lucky Casino, the Isle of Capri p ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2004

    You Want Fries with That?

    Unreal finally finds happiness with that elusive combination of beer, prophylaxes and popcorn shrimp; plus, Whitey Herzog in a Misfits T-shirt!

  • News

    July 14, 2004

    Stone Diaries

    After years of bitter silence, a Missouri baseball phenom talks about his legend

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2002

    Pretender to the Throne

    Steve Davis carries on the King's legacy

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    May 30, 2001


    Week of May 30, 2001

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Maybe in Memphis

    Jim Green, ex-con and government snitch, says he and his buddies from the Bootheel took part in the plot to kill Martin Luther King Jr. Trouble is, Green's been lying all his life -- so why should anybody believe him now?

  • News

    April 28, 1999

    Depth Charge

    River diver Dennis Georges has one of the most dangerous jobs going -- and loves it