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CARTER COUNTY DEPUTY INJURED IN SHOOTING TO RETURN HOME TODAY
A Carter County Deputy who was shot in the line of duty last month is set to return home today.
Deputy Brigg Pierson was shot while serving an eviction in the Van Buren area on August 16th.
POPLAR BLUFF POLICE ANNOUNCE ALCOHOL SALE COMPLIANCE CHECKS
Authorities in Poplar Bluff have announced they will be conducting checks at local businesses to make sure they are selling alcohol properly.
According to the Poplar Bluff Police Department, in the next few months young adults under the age of 21 will visit businesses which sell alcoholic beverages and try to purchase the drinks.
Police Officers will be working with these minors, and will cite employees and businesses for violations.
Anyone who has questions about the operations can contact Corporal Rich Knapp at 573-785-5776.
MISSOURI STATE CONGRESSWOMAN ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR STATE SENATE
A State Congresswoman from Southeast Missouri has announced her candidacy for the Missouri State Senate.
Earlier this week, Holly Rehder announced that she will be running for Missouri’s 27th Senate District, which is made up of six counties, including Wayne, Madison, and Bollinger.
The seat is currently held by Wayne Wallingford who is facing the term limit.
Rehder is coming up against a term limit herself, having served as the Representative for Missouri House District 148 since 2013.
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