Church to Host Free Dinner for City Residents
On Saturday, May 3, the Church at Morley, 112 N. Kirkwood, will host a free dinner open to the community. Residents of the city are invited to bring their families and eat, starting at 6 pm. "We want to show our appreciation to the City of Morley," says Doug Sikes, church elder. "A hearty meal and fellowship gives us a great opportunity to get together with God's people -- churched and unchurched -- and we love to eat!"...
Church to Host Free Dinner for City Residents
On Saturday, March 1, the Church at Morley, 112 N. Kirkwood, will host a free dinner open to the community. Residents of the city are invited to bring their families and eat, starting at 6 pm. "We want to show our appreciation to the City of Morley," says Doug Sikes, church elder. "A hearty meal and fellowship gives us a great opportunity to get together with God's people -- churched and unchurched -- and we love to eat!"...
Snow in the Rose Garden
No rose's in the garden today!
Morley man says he rode out tornado face down in field
MORLEY, Mo. -- Farmer Dean Miles on Sunday afternoon lay face-down on the ground of his property in Morley, covering his head from flying debris during what he said was a tornado. Miles was outside when he saw the Cookson Seed building across the field explode "like two sticks of dynamite." He got in a truck in an attempt to drive away from the tornado, but the truck wouldn't start. ...
Banquet caps busy weekend for Porter
MORLEY, Mo. -- It was Three Rivers Community College coach Gene Bess who called Georgetown assistant Robert Kirby, his former player, to tell him about Otto Porter Jr. Kirby made the trip to Southeast Missouri to watch Porter and then told Georgetown coach John Thompson III that he better go see the recruit for himself -- and soon...
Porter suffers hamstring injury
Otto Porter Jr., the third overall selection in last month's NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards and a former Scott County Central high school standout, suffered a hamstring injury while playing for the Wizards' summer league team and is officially listed as "day to day" by the ball club...
Washington selects Otto Porter with No. 3 overall pick in NBA Draft
For all the uncertainty hanging over this year's NBA Draft, the Washington Wizards settled on familiarity when it came their turn to pick.
Porter, Wizards look like a good fit at No. 3
WASHINGTON -- After scanning the globe for talent and hosting workouts for dozens of players from around the country, the Washington Wizards could end up using the third overall pick in the NBA draft on someone who played college ball in the nation's capital...
Another milestone for favorite son
The scene was pretty much always the same when I walked into a Scott County Central basketball practice in 2011. I'd sneak in the door as quietly as possible to find the players on the line and coach Kenyon Wright on the sidelines, often working the clock during the players timed sprints...
Former SCC standout awaits pro destination
The NBA Draft is set for Thursday night in New York City, and the buzz throughout southeast Missouri centers on one question: Where will Otto go? Otto Porter, for those among us who are sports-challenged, is a 2011 graduate of Scott County Central High School who spent the past two seasons honing his prodigious basketball skills at Georgetown University before declaring for the NBA Draft earlier this year...
Porter leaving Georgetown for NBA
What may have been the worst-kept secret in Southeast Missouri and the greater Washington D.C. area is now a reality. Otto Porter Jr. is leaving Georgetown after his sophomore season and declaring himself eligible for the NBA draft. "The toughest part was knowing you're going to leave a great place like this," Porter said on Monday at a news conference on campus alongside Hoyas coach John Thompson III. "I love this place."...
Church Move Brings New Life to Downtown
On Saturday, February 23, more than 100 people attended the official grand opening of the new Church at Morley. Part of Mayor Jonathan McNeely's city-wide Restoration and Revitalization Program, the church's new home is the former Masonic Lodge #184 A.F. and A.M., located at 112 N. Kirkwood...
August 19, 2012 Charleston, MO One year ago today our family was devastated to learn that Michael Lynn Walker had been taken from our world through an accidental electrocution while at work. Michael was part of the maintenance team for the Southeast Correctional Center, located in Charleston, Missouri...
With record high temperatures and weeks of dry weather, Southeast Missouri welcomed a summer shower in early July.