OFFICIALS SAY THAT NO THREATS WERE MADE AT KENNETT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Police officials in Kennett say that rumors of possible threats at Kennett Public Schools are not true.
According to the Kennett Police Department, they received multiple calls yesterday about possible threats that were made during school however faculty members said this was not the case.
Police say that there were no threats made or any type of incidents yesterday in any of the Kennett Public Schools or Higher Education Facilities that have been reported to the Kennett Police Department.
CORNING RESTURAUNT EMPLOYEE TESTS POSTIVE FOR HEPATITIS A Another area community is bracing for possible Hepatitis A exposure.
According to the Arkansas Department of Health, an employee at the Taco Bell on North Missouri Avenue in Corning has tested positive for the virus.
Anybody who ate at that location between January 24th and February 7th and is experiencing symptoms of Hepatitis A should contact their doctor.
Symptoms usually develop between two and seven weeks after exposure and can include fever, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, clay-colored stools, joint pain, and jaundice.
This is the third case of Hepatitis A being identified in a restaurant worker in our area over the past three months. The previous two incidents were located in Dexter and Poplar Bluff.
The Butler County health Department says that there is an ongoing outbreak of Hepatitis A infections spreading across Southeast Missouri, with over 40 reports of the virus, the vast majority of which were located in Butler County.