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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Unreal finally finds happiness with that elusive combination of beer, prophylaxes and popcorn shrimp; plus, Whitey Herzog in a Misfits T-shirt!
After years of bitter silence, a Missouri baseball phenom talks about his legend
Steve Davis carries on the King's legacy
Week of May 30, 2001
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?
River diver Dennis Georges has one of the most dangerous jobs going -- and loves it