RIVER RADIO NEWS 102113
WOMAN KILLED IN CRASH WITH SEMI
A Poplar Bluff woman has died from injuries she sustained Friday, when the vehicle she was driving struck the back of a semi-truck.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 41 year old Charlene H. Pasquet was killed when her pickup truck struck the rear of a semi that was making a right hand. The crash happened two miles north of Poplar Bluff on Highway 67.
The accident report says both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.
A GRANDIN MAN KILLED AFTER CROSSING INTO ONCOMING TRAFFIC
A Grandin man has died from injuries he sustained in a traffic crash yesterday afternoon in Carter County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened when 80 year old Wallace F. Knapp attempted to turn his vehicle and pulled into the path a vehicle being driven by 47 year old Matthew G. Thompson, of Clarkton. Knapp was taken to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The collision occurred at the intersection of Highways 60 and 21.
POPLAR BLUFF MAN INDICTED BY GRAND JURY FOR MURDER
A Poplar Bluff man has been indicted by the Obion County Circuit Court grand jury in Union City, Tennessee for multiple charges, including first degree murder and aggravated robbery.
The Obion County grand jury handed down a five count indictment to 42 year old Jarrod Reese Spicer for first-degree murder and theft.
Spicer is accused of the strangulation death of 77 year old John Thomas Hood, of Troy, Tennessee on March 3, 2008.
POPLAR BLUFF MAN FACES FEDERAL WEAPONS CHARGES
According to authorities, 31 year old Atari Jawaun Amos, of Poplar Bluff, has been indicted in federal court for possession of a firearm from a previous incident in 2012.
In the indictment, he is being charged with one count of being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
In November of 2012, police arrested Atari Jawaun Amos for allegedly firing at a residence on Poplar Street. An officer found four holes in the front of the residence after receiving a report of gunshots being heard. A woman at the residence told officers that she believed Amos was involved.
According to Missouri Case Net, Amos is facing charges of armed criminal action, unlawful possession of a firearm, and discharging a firearm from a motor vehicle at a person, motor vehicle, building or habitable structure.
CHILDREN FOUND ALONE IN APARTMENT FIRE, MOTHER CHARGED
A Caruthersville woman is facing charges after her children were discovered alone during a weekend house fire.
Authorities say they were called to a fire at the Taven apartments around 10:30 pm Saturday.
Once inside officers located two young children in an upstairs bedroom. Officers, later located the mother of the children, 27 year old Tenisha Mullins of Caruthersville. Mullins is facing charges of of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
After receiving medical treatment at the scene, both children were released to family members.
DRUG TAKE BACK EVENT FOR ALL EXPIRED AND UNUSED MEDICATIONS
The Dexter Police Department has set aside Saturday for the designated Drug Take Back Day.
The police department is now equipped with a permanent medication drop off box in their lobby.
Items that may be dropped off are prescription medications, samples, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, pet medications, creams, ointments, and liquids in leak-proof containers.
However, thermometers, syringes, IV bags, bio-waste, aerosols, inhalers, and Epi-Pens are not to be disposed of in the box.
ROUTE EE IN BUTLER COUNTY CLOSED FOR PAVEMENT REPAIRS
A section of Route EE in Butler County will be closed this week for pavement repairs.
The affected section of roadway is located from Route 142 to the end of state maintenance. Work will take place today Friday, from 7 am to 3:30 pm daily.
INTERSTATE 55 IN NEW MADRID COUNTY REDUCED FOR SHOULDER REPAIRS
A Section of Interstate 55 in New Madrid County will be reduced to one lane this week for shoulder repairs.
The affected section of roadway is located between mile marker’s 50 to 52. Work will take place today through Thursday, from 7 am to 3 pm daily.
500 GALLONS OF RECALLED MILK FOR RESIDUAL PHOSPHATASE
The Ozark Mountain Creamery of Mountain Grove is voluntarily recalling some of its milk from the marketplace.
The State Milk Board, along with the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, announced Friday that Ozark Mountain Creamery of Mountain Grove, Missouri is voluntarily recalling some of its milk.
Test results were positive for high residual phosphatase. The 500 gallons of recalled milk is packaged in one-half gallon, glass bottles and marked with the code '10/24.' The milk was bottled October 7, 2013.
On the list of recall locations the Farmhand Supply in Bernie was included.