BODY DISCOVERED IN POPLAR BLUFF PARK
An investigation is underway following the discovery of a body in a Poplar Bluff park.
According to authorities, the body was found at around 7 am Monday morning at Sportsman’s Park on the east side of town.
No information has been released about the identity of the body or a cause of death.
We will keep following this story and bring you additional information as it becomes available.
DEADLINE APPROACHING TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN MISSOURI PRIMARY ELECTION
The deadline is approaching to make sure you’re registered to vote in Missouri’s upcoming primary election.
According to the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office, the last day to register for the Missouri primary election is tomorrow.
The primary election is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7th.
For more information on how to register to vote, visit sos.mo.gov/elections.
CARUTHERSVILLE MAN FACING AN ASSAULT ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER CHARGE
A Southeast Missouri man was taken into custody last week on an assault charge.
According to authorities, 21 year old Gary Gale Jr., of Caruthersville, was arrested Friday for an alleged assault on a law enforcement officer by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument.
Gale’s bond was set at $25,000 and he was taken to the Pemiscot County Justice Center.
THREE RIVERS COLLEGE THEATER COMPANY TO PERFORM THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE ABRIDGED
A local theater company comprised of students and employees of Three Rivers College, as well as members of the community, will be performing a comedic interpretation of the various plays of William Shakespeare next week.
Tickets are now available for “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged.” Performances will be held at 7 pm on July 19th through the 21st and at 2 pm on July 22nd at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center.
Director Dr. Michael Malone says that all of Shakespeare’s plays will be comically squeezed into the performance, including a rapping Othello, a Romeo and Juliet parody, and a minute version of Hamlet.
Tickets are available for $10 or $5 with a TRC ID at the Three Rivers Student Accounts Office. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
DOES THE MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL HAVE THE BEST LOOKING CRUISER?
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is asking for your vote in determining what the best looking cruiser in the nation is.
The Highway Patrol is taking part in the American Association of State Troopers’ "2018 America's Best Looking Cruiser Contest."
The 2018 MSHP submission features a marked patrol vehicle with Missouri’s Capitol in the background.
The contest will run from July 16th through July 23rd and you can place your vote by going to Facebook.com/StateTroopers.
ROAD PROJECT SET TO BEGIN TODAY IN PEMISCOT COUNTY
Route Z in Pemiscot County will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction beginning today so contractor crews can perform pavement improvements.
Officials with the Missouri Department of Transportation say that, the section of roadway to be reduced is located from Route 412 to Route 164.
Weather permitting; work will take place from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm daily through Friday, July 20th.