TWO DEAD FOLLOWING REYNOLDS COUNTY COLLISION
Two Bourbon residents have died following a wreck Monday morning in Reynolds County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred shortly after 11 am on Highway 21, near Centerville.
A vehicle, driven by 60 year old Ronald Reinke, of Fortuna, allegedly crossed over the road and was struck in the passenger side by another vehicle.
The driver of the second vehicle, 53 year old Jeffrey Reeves, and a passenger, 49 year old Lynn Reeves, were both pronounced dead at the scene.
POPLAR BLUFF MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE WARRANTS
A Poplar Bluff man has been taken into custody in Butler County on multiple warrants.
According to the Highway Patrol, 48 year old Nick Patten was arrested Monday night on warrants out of Butler County for a probation violation, New Madrid County for burglary, and Poplar Bluff for failure to appear for shoplifting.
Following the arrest, Patten was held at the Butler County Jail.
PAVEMENT REPAIRS TO BEGIN TODAY IN STODDARD AND DUNKLIN COUNTIES
Route H in Stoddard and Dunklin Counties will be reduced beginning today as crews perform pavement repairs.
According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, the work zone is located from Route U to Route J.
Work is scheduled to take place today through Thursday from 6 am to 6 pm daily.
SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR EAST PRAIRIE MAN FOR KIDNAPPING AND DOMESTIC ASSAULT CHARGES
Authorities are searching for an East Prairie man in connection to an incident last week where he allegedly assaulted a woman.
According to authorities, the victim said that she had been assaulted by 40 year old Joseph Latamondeer.
According to Missouri Case Net, a warrant has been issued for Latamondeer’s arrest on charges of kidnapping, armed criminal action, and domestic assault.
FOUR CITIZENS HONORED BY HIGHWAY PATROL
Four citizens have been honored by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Southeast Missouri.
Rick Spargo, Ronald Chapman, Trent Ray, and James Willis were presented Honorary Trooper Certificates Monday morning at the Troop E Headquarters, in Poplar Bluff.
On June 12th, Spargo and Chapman had helped to flip a burning vehicle upright and remove the injured and unconscious occupants.
On June 4th, Ray and Willis both swam into flooded water in Ripley County to help a man who had crashed into the water off of US 160. Both men helped prevent the man from drowning.
The Honorary Trooper Certificate is presented to a non-employee who performs in an exemplary manner, and under dangerous conditions, to aid another.
STODDARD COUNTY FAIR OFFICIALY KICKS OFF WITH PARADE TONIGHT
The 89th Annual Stoddard County Fair will officially kick off this evening in Dexter.
The annual Stoddard County Fair parade will begin at 5:30 pm in downtown Dexter.
Other events planned for the fair today include youth games at the fair arena directly after the parade along with a performance from Keith Morrison at 7 pm on the Main Stage.
More information is available online at www.StoddardCountyFair.com.
MODOT CREWS TO BE IN CARTER COUNTY BEGINNING TODAY
Route P in Carter County will be reduced to one lane this week so Missouri Department of Transportation crews can partially overlay the roadway.
Work will be performed daily from 6:30 am to 5 pm through Thursday. The section of roadway to be affected is located between US 60 and the end of state maintenance.