BERNIE MAN FACING DRUG CHARGES AFTER ARREST OVER THE WEEKEND
A Bernie man is facing a drug charge in connection to his arrest Saturday afternoon.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 28 year old Raymond Turnbow was arrested in Stoddard County on a felony warrant of possession of a controlled substance.
Turnbow was lodged in the Stoddard County Jail on a $30,000 cash only bond. He remains in jail as of this morning.
DATE SET FOR 15TH ANNUAL RIPLEY COUNTY TOYS 4 TOTS HARVEST DINNER AND AUCTION
The date has been set for the 15th Annual Ripley County Toys 4 Tots Harvest Dinner and Auction.
The event will begin at 5 pm on Saturday, November 7th at West Point Pentecostal Church in Doniphan.
A barbecue dinner will be served from 5 to 8 pm with side dishes, dessert, and drink. The auction will begin at 6 pm.
All proceeds will go towards purchasing toys for this year’s Toys 4 Tots giveaway.
BRIDGE REPAIRS TO CAUSE DELAYS ON ROUTE 60 IN BUTLER COUNTY
Motorists in Butler County should expect delays on Route 60 north of Poplar Bluff.
According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, East and Westbound Route 60 will be reduced with a 16 foot width restriction so crews complete routine repairs to the overpass over Route 67.
The repairs will be done from 6 am to 7 pm daily through November 16th.
ROMBAUER FALL HARVEST DAY
The Rombauer Fall Harvest Day will be held this weekend.
The event is scheduled for October 24th from 8 am to 3 pm and will feature a best decorated scarecrow contest. The winner of the contest will get a free lunch. The scarecrows will then be auctioned off for people’s gardens next year.
Judging will begin at 11 am with the auction beginning at 11:30.
TWO EARTHQUAKES FELT IN BUTLER CARTER AND RIPLEY COUNTIES
Continuing to follow a story we brought you Friday, residents in Butler, Carter, and Ripley Counties say they felt the earth shake Friday afternoon.
Officials with the United States Geological Survey say not one but two earthquakes were recorded Friday afternoon. The first earthquake occurred around 3:26 PM and the second followed 24 minutes later.
The first was a 3.4 magnitude quake and the second was recorded at 3.2. Authorities say no damage was reported with the earthquakes.
This event comes one day, after the Annual Central U.S. Shakeout Drill.
STEELE WOMAN FACING DRUG CHARGE FOLLOWING HER ARREST
A Steele woman is facing a drug charge in connection to her arrest Saturday evening.
According to Sgt. Clark Parrott, with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 37 year old Conya Clark was arrested in Dunklin County on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance – xanax.
Clark was transported to the Dunklin County Sheriff’s Department where she was booked and later released.
DEXTER POLICE SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT/ROVING PATROL CAMPAIGN RESULTS IN FOUR DWI ALCOHOL ARRESTS
Four DWI alcohol arrests were made during a seven month campaign in Dexter.
According to the Dexter Police Department, officers participated in a sobriety checkpoint/roving patrol campaign from March through September.
Officers worked 478 hours strictly for DWI enforcement which was fully covered by grant funds obtained through the Missouri Department of Transportation.
In addition to the heavier presence of patrol officers on duty, Dexter police also hosted 2 sobriety checkpoints and numerous saturation patrols during the campaign.
Officers made contact with a total of 2,556 vehicles looking for impaired motorists. In addition to the four DWI arrests, officers also made 2 drug arrests and 6 warrant arrests during the campaign.
CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS TO CAUSE DELAYS ON ROUTE 34 IN WAYNE COUNTY
Route 34 in Bollinger and Wayne Counties will be reduced with a 10 foot width restriction beginning today so contractor crews perform various operations along this route.
The section of roadway is located from Route 67 to County Road 808.
Weather permitting; work will take place from 5 am to 7 pm daily through Friday, July 1st, 2016.