CAMPBELL WOMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN ATV WRECK
A Campbell woman was flown to a Memphis hospital following an ATV wreck early Tuesday morning.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 27 year old Trista Beltz was partially ejected from her ATV after it ran off of County Road 232 and struck a ditch.
Beltz was seriously injured and taken by air evac to Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis.
LILBOURN MAN ARRESTED ON METH CHARGE
Authorities say a Lilbourn man is facing multiple felony charges in connection to his arrest in New Madrid County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 31 year old Justin Perry was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon on felony charges of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, driving while intoxicated – drugs, tampering with a stolen vehicle, and driving while revoked.
Perry is also charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
GREENVILLE MAN FACING DRUG CHARGE OUT OF BUTLER COUNTY
A Greenville man is facing a drug charge out of Butler County following his arrest Tuesday morning.
Sergeant Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells KWOC News that 30 year old Jeremy Luke was arrested shortly after 10 am Tuesday on charges of possession of a controlled substance – methadone and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Luke also reportedly had a failure to appear warrant out of Poplar Bluff for speeding and no insurance.
SOME BUTLER COUNTY RESIDENTS WITHOUT POWER THIS MORNING
Some Butler County residents are waking up without power this morning.
A representative with Ozark Border Electric Cooperative says some customers in Eastern Butler County have been without electricity since around 4:15 this morning.
The outage is due to a problem at an M and A substation and crews are working to get it resolved.
MALDEN MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE WARRANTS
A Malden man has been taken into custody on multiple warrants.
According to the Malden Police Department, 52 year old Clifford Peel was arrested Monday on warrants for possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon.
Peel was taken to the Malden City Jail on a $30,000 cash only bond.
HEARTS FOR RESCUE TO HOST ADOPTION DAY IN POPLAR BLUFF
Hearts for Rescue will be hosting an Adoption Day on Saturday, September 19th.
The event will begin at 7 am at Faraone’s Pawn Shop in Poplar Bluff. In addition to pet adoptions, there will also be a bake sale, 50/50 raffle, and yard sale.
For more information, contact Kim Aud Brooks at 573-718-4470.
31ST ANNUAL LABOR DAY PICNIC TO BE HELD THIS WEEKEND IN WILLIAMSVILLE
The 31st Annual Williamsville/Black River Fire Department Labor Day Picnic will be held this Friday and Saturday.
The picnic will be held at the Picnic Grounds of 4-A enterprises, next door to the Williamsville Elementary School. Event organizers tell KWOC News that there will be games for children, arts and crafts vendors, and bingo at the picnic in addition to the annual parade.
There are also multiple entertainers lined up for both days of the event. Entertainment starts at 5 pm on Friday and noon on Saturday.
BUTLER COUNTY FAIR TO BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 16TH
We are two weeks away from the beginning of this year’s Butler County Fair on Wednesday, September 16th.
Over 30 events will be held over the four day fair at Ray Clinton Park and the Black River Coliseum including the dog show, stick horse parade, a silent auction, the tractor and truck pull, and the beauty pageant.
For more information, contact the Butler County University of Missouri Extension Center at 573-686-8064 or go online to www.butlercountymissourifair.com.