WOMAN FOUND WITH HEROIN IN BUTLER COUNTY ENTERS GUILTY PLEA
A St. Louis woman has pled guilty to a heroin charge in connection to her January arrest in Butler County.
Officials with the United States Attorney’s Office tell KWOC News that 26 year old Danielle Nicole Siller pled guilty Tuesday to one count of conspiracy to possess heroin with intent to distribute.
In January, Siller was stopped for speeding in Butler County. During the stop, a Highway Patrol Trooper searched the vehicle after observing several indicators of drug activity and located approximately one ounce of heroin.
Officials say that Siller admitted that she and the sole passenger in the vehicle had traveled to Texas for the purpose of obtaining several ounces of heroin to sell in the St. Louis area, but were only able to procure the amount recovered.
Siller’s sentencing has been scheduled for August 7th and she faces a maximum punishment of 20 years of imprisonment and a fine up to $1,000,000.
DONIPHAN MAN FACING METH CHARGE OUT OF BUTLER COUNTY
A Doniphan man is facing a felony meth charge following his arrest Wednesday morning in Butler County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 38 year old Bobby Arnold was taken into custody at around 7:15 am Wednesday on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance for methamphetamine and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Following his arrest, Arnold was held at the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.
WAYNE COUNTY ROAD TO BE CLOSED TODAY FOR BRIDGE MAINTENANCE
Route C in Wayne County will be closed today so crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation can perform bridge maintenance.
This bridge involved in the maintenance is located between County Road 225 and Route E.
Work is scheduled to take place from 8 am to 5 pm.
HARVIELL WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DRUGS AND PARAPHERNALIA IN BUTLER COUNTY
An area woman was arrested on drug and paraphernalia charges Wednesday in Butler County.
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that 37 year old Deborah Worley, of Harviell, was taken into custody Wednesday morning on a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine.
Worley is also facing a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and was held at the Butler County Jail.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THREE RIVERS ENDOWMENT TRUST GOLF TOURNAMENT
The 6th annual Three Rivers Endowment Trust Golf Tournament has been scheduled for Friday, June 15th at the Westwood Hills Country Club in Poplar Bluff.
The four-person scramble tournament will begin with check in and lunch at noon, followed by a shotgun start at 1 pm. There will also be a reception beginning at 5:30 pm.
According to officials, all proceeds from the event will go to benefit the Three Rivers Annual Fund, which funds special projects and helps make a difference in the lives of TRC students.
Player registration is $135 for individuals and $550 for teams. Anyone interested in registering should contact Michelle Reynolds at 573-840-9077.
PAVEMENT REPAIRS TO CAUSE DELAYS TODAY ON ROUTE 25 IN STODDARD COUNTY
Northbound Route 25 in Stoddard County will be reduced to one lane today as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs.
The work zone will be located from Business 60 to Route 60.
MoDOT officials say that work will take place from 7:30 am to 4 pm.
POPLAR BLUFF ELEMENTARY ONE OF EIGHT IN MISSOURI NAMED AS GOLD STAR SCHOOL
An elementary school in Poplar Bluff was one of eight schools across the state to be named as a Gold Star School.
According to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Lake Road Elementary School was chosen for the program, which recognizes schools that perform at high academic levels or that perform at high levels while serving a significant proportion of disadvantaged students.
Richland Elementary in Essex was also chosen as a Gold Star School.
The Missouri Gold Star Schools program uses the same criteria for nomination as the National Blue Ribbon Schools program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. Recipients of the state’s award were nominated for national Blue Ribbon recognition.