Saturday Jul 12
Stars and Stripes
Desert Storm vet gets double organ life-saving transplant
DEXTER, Mo. - Bill Kidd has been injecting insulin into his system four times a day since he was 23 years old The 42-year-old Desert Storm veteran from Dexter is a recent recipient of not only a new pancreas, but also a kidney.
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Two people arrested on drug charges
Two people were arrested on suspicion of illegal drug activity last week. The Daily Statesman reports this is the result of a traffic stop June 24. Stoddard County deputies found two baggies containing crystal methamphetamine and arrested the driver,58-year old Tom A. McCoy Jr. of Dexter.
Hearing pushed back to August in Missouri HIV case
A hearing to set a trial date for a southeast Missouri man who admitted exposing up to 300 people to HIV has been pushed back until August.
Case continued against three people in attempted murder plot
Donald Lafferty DEXTER, MO - The case against a former southeast Missouri pastor and two people enlisted to burn his home and kill his wife was continued to July 17, according to the Stoddard County Circuit Court.
Bond at $750,000 for pastor accused in plot
Donald Lafferty DEXTER, MO - Bond is now set at $750,000 for 69-year-old Donald Lafferty, a former southeast Missouri pastor accused of enlisting his younger mistress and her husband in an unsuccessful plot to burn his home and kill his wife.