POPLAR BLUFF POLICE RAISE ALMOST $700 DURING NO SHAVE NOVEMBER
Officers with the Poplar Bluff Police Department put away their razors last month to raise money to help fight cancer.
According to Relay for Life of Butler County, the Poplar Bluff Police Department raised $660 as a part of the American Cancer Society No Shave November Challenge.
Police personnel donated the money they would typically spend on shaving and grooming to help educate about cancer prevention, save lives, and aid those fighting the battle.
Donations were also accepted at the Police Department.
MISSOURI MAN ARRESTED IN DUNKLIN COUNTY ON MULTIPLE FELONY CHARGES
A Southwest Missouri man was taken into custody Sunday morning in Dunklin County.
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that 21 year old James Manfield, of Seymour, was arrested on multiple felony charges including possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest.
Mansfield was held at the Dunklin County Sheriff’s Office.
HUNTERS HARVEST OVER 6,500 DEER DURING ANTLERLESS PORTION OF DEER SEASON
Hunters across Missouri harvested over 6,500 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season.
According to preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation, hunters harvested 6,585 deer during the antlerless portion which ran from November 30th to December 2nd.
The harvest total was down from last year’s total of 7,773 deer.
MDC officials say the top harvest counties were Callaway, Osage, and Pike.
MAN ARRESTED IN DUNKLIN COUNTY ON DRUG RELATED CHARGES
Authorities in Dunklin County have arrested an area man on drug related charges.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 43 year old Michael Brown, of Hornersville, was taken into custody at around 10:45 am Monday morning on a felony charge of driving while intoxicated - drugs.
Brown is also facing a charge of possession of a controlled substance – K2.
Following the arrest, he was held at the Dunklin County Jail.
POPLAR BLUFF MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR CHOIR TO PERFORM TONIGHT
Some Poplar Bluff Middle School students will be putting on a show tonight at an area church.
According to the PBMS Facebook page, the Middle School Honor Choir will be performing tonight beginning at 6:30 pm.
The performance will be held at Westwood Baptist Church.
FILING TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK FOR POPLAR BLUFF CITY COUNCIL ELECTION
Filing is set to begin next week for two spots on the Poplar Bluff City Council.
City officials say that a councilperson will be elected from both Ward One and Ward Three during the general election scheduled for Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019.
Both seats will be for three year terms.
Candidates can file for the election beginning on Tuesday, December 11th. The final day for candidate filing will be Tuesday, January 15th.
For more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 686-8620.
SIKESTON MAN WINS $100,000 FROM SCRATCHERS TICKET
A Sikeston man got an extra holiday gift courtesy of a Missouri Lottery Scratchers Ticket.
Lottery officials say that Christopher Boese purchased a $5 “Cash Craze” ticket on November 16th and would come to learn that the ticket was a $100,000 winner.
Boese is looking forward to paying off bills and shopping for Christmas gifts with the prize money.