TWO POPLAR BLUFF MEN ARRESTED ON ASSAULT CHARGES
Continuing to follow a story we brought you first, authorities have arrested two men in connection, to an assault in Poplar Bluff.
Detective Dan Mustain with the Poplar Bluff Police Department has more:
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Both Buddy Lacy and Joshua Blocker are charged with 1st Degree Assault and are lodged in the Butler County Justice Center on $250,000 cash bond.
TWO ARRESTED ON HEROIN CHARGES IN WAYNE COUNTY
Two Piedmont residents are facing heroin charges following their arrest Wednesday night in Wayne County.
Sergeant Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells KWOC News that 43 year old Nathan Coleman and 38 year old Yolanda Braden were arrested shortly after 8 pm on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance – heroin.
Parrott says that Braden is also charged with possession of a controlled substance for hydrocodone and Coleman had warrants out of Pemiscot and Butler Counties.
REGISTRATION OPEN FOR SPRING SEMESTER AT THREE RIVERS COLLEGE
Registration is now open for the upcoming spring semester at Three Rivers College.
New and returning students can register for classes at the Poplar Bluff campus and the centers in Sikeston, Dexter, Kennett, Malden, Willow Springs, Piedmont, and Cape Girardeau.
Those interested in enrolling can browse available courses by clicking “Search for Classes” at trcc.edu. Current students, with advisor approval, can register online through the myTRCC system.
Prospective students must fill out a free application and attend a orientation session to be eligible to register for classes. For assistance or to schedule an orientation session, contact the Welcome Center at 573-840-9605.
Registration will continue through January 15th, with the semester beginning on January 19th.
POSSIBLE THUNDERSTORMS IN THE FORECAST FOR TONIGHT
With the weather forecast calling for possible thunderstorms tonight, that also means we could be looking at some severe weather.
KWOC News spoke with Rick Shanklin, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist from the National Weather Service in Paducah about the forecast:
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In case a Tornado or any other Severe Weather that does occur, we will have the 24 hour weather center open to bring you all of the important details.
FLU CLINIC SCHEDULED FOR TODAY IN POPLAR BLUFF
The Butler County Health Department will continue their series of free flu clinics today in Poplar Bluff.
The clinic is scheduled for 8:30 am to 4 pm at the Butler County Health Department.
Officials at the Health Department say a yearly flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months and older as the first and most important step in protecting against the flu.
Flu vaccines are designed to protect against the main flu viruses that research suggests will be the most common during the upcoming season.
Children 6 to 23 months old and adults over 18 years of age will be offered the flu shot at the clinic, while children who are 24 months to 18 years of age will have the choice of receiving a flu mist or the injection.
For more information go online to butler county health.org.
SOFTBALL AND FOOTBALL PLAYER NAMED ATHLETES OF THE MONTH
A Softball and Football player have been chosen as October Athletes of the Month at Poplar Bluff High School.
Shelby Sievers and Steven Haley were chosen for the honor by the Poplar Bluff Mules Booster Club.
Sievers is ranked 20th in her class with a 10.643 GPA. She also holds the record for hits in a single season with 50, runs batted in with 34, and extra base hits with 21. Her batting average is .543 and her pitching record is 12-3.
Haley maintains an 11.100 GPA, and scored a 31 on his ACTs. He had 21 tackles for loss, two sacks, two forced fumbles and two interceptions during the season.