POPLAR BLUFF POLICE ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE SEX OFFENDER
Authorities in Poplar Bluff are asking for the public’s help in locating a non-compliant sex offender.
According to the Poplar Bluff Police Department, 50 year old Thomas Eskridge, of Poplar Bluff, has moved from his registered address without reporting his new address to the Butler County Sheriff's Office.
Anyone with information on Eskridge’s whereabouts is asked to contact Captain David Sutton at 573-686-8649 or your local law enforcement agency.
MAN ARRESTED IN BUTLER COUNTY ON MULTIPLE DRUG RELATED CHARGES
A Naylor man was taken into custody Thursday morning in Butler County on multiple drug related charges.
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that 34 year old Justin Summers is facing a felony charge of delivery of a controlled substance inside a correctional facility for marijuana.
Summers was also arrested on charges of possession of marijuana – less than 10 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia.
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO HOST MUSIC IN THE PARK THIS WEEKEND
The US Army Corps of Engineers at Wappapello Lake is hosting a free and family friendly music event this weekend.
Music in the Park will be held from 3 to 7:30 pm Saturday at the Redman Creek Recreation Area.
According to the Corps of Engineers, there will be multiple acts performing during the event, including Two Girls Bluegrass, Rising Son, Buzzard Run, and the Otter Creek Band.
He was held at the Butler County Jail following the arrest.
HIGHWAY PATROL ENCOURAGES DRIVERS AND BOATERS TO HAVE A SAFE HOLIDAY WEEKEND
Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us and the Missouri State Highway Patrol wants the public to make safety a priority.
Colonel Sandra Karsten, superintendent of the Highway Patrol, tells KWOC News that every available trooper will be on the road enforcing traffic laws and assisting motorists during the long holiday weekend.
Troopers will focus their attention on seat belt use, use of child safety seats, impaired drivers, hazardous moving violations, and speed violations.
Over the 2017 Memorial Day holiday weekend, nine people died and 496 were injured in over 1,100 traffic crashes.
Motorists or boaters in need of assistance or who want to report a crime can use the Highway Patrol's Emergency Assistance number at 1-800-525-5555 or *55 on a cellular phone.
POPLAR BLUFF WOMAN FACING METHAMPHETAMINE CHARGE OUT OF BUTLER COUNTY
Authorities in Butler County have arrested an area woman on a felony meth charge.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 26 year old Jamie Standley, of Poplar Bluff, was taken into custody Thursday evening on a felony charge of possession of methamphetamine.
Standley is also facing misdemeanor charges of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.
Following the arrest, she was held at the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.
START DATE SET FOR CHILDREN’S SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT POPLAR BLUFF MUNICIPAL LIBRARY
We are less than two weeks away from the beginning of the 2018 Children’s Summer Reading Program at the Poplar Bluff Municipal Library.
This summer, kids can earn grand prize entries by reading and doing good deeds for their families, neighbors, friends, and the community. There will be multiple grand prizes, including Kindle Fire Tablets and bicycles.
The free program is open to children and young adults between the ages of 3 and 17 from June 4th through August 4th.
Participants can sign up at the Poplar Bluff Municipal Library or at PoplarBluff.org beginning on June 4th. For more information, call 573-686-8639.