TWO INJURED IN DONIPHAN AREA WRECK
Two people were injured Thursday in a Doniphan area wreck.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the wreck occurred at around 6:40 pm yesterday evening when a vehicle pulled into the path of another vehicle on US Highway 160 at First Street.
A passenger in the second vehicle suffered moderate injuries, while the driver received minor injuries. Both were transported to a Ripley County hospital. No injuries were listed for the driver of the first vehicle.
MALDEN MAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY ON MULTIPLE FELONY CHARGES
Authorities in Dunklin County have arrested a Malden man on multiple felony charges.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 55 year old Clifford Peel was taken into custody last night on felony charges of leaving the scene of motor vehicle accident and driving while intoxicated persistent offender.
Following the arrest, Peel was held at the Dunklin County Jail.
FUNNEL CLOUDS SPOTTED THURSDAY IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
Weather officials say that they received reports of funnel clouds during the storm system on Thursday.
According to the National Weather Service in Paducah, there were numerous reports of funnel clouds being sighted Thursday afternoon in Southeast Missouri.
The funnel clouds sighted were short lived and did not touch the ground.
Weather officials say that these sightings are not that uncommon in an atmosphere like we had yesterday.
TODAY IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE FALL SEMESTER AT THREE RIVERS COLLEGE
The deadline is almost here for students who want to register for the fall semester at Three Rivers College.
Online and on-site registration will close at the end of today at the Poplar Bluff campus, as well as locations in Sikeston, Dexter, and Kennett, and at the Cape College Center. The fall semester is set to begin on Monday.
Anyone interested in enrolling can browse available courses at trcc.edu. Current students, with advisor approval, can register online through the myTRCC system.
For more information, call 877-879-8722.
CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO HOST VIEWING OF UPCOMING METEOR SHOWER
The US Army Corps of Engineers is asking anyone who is looking for a great view of the Perseids Meteor Shower this weekend to come to Wappapello Lake.
On Saturday, visitors can go to the Spillway Recreation Area parking lot to learn about meteor showers and how they are culturally and scientifically relevant.
The program is scheduled to begin at 9:30 pm.
According to NASA, the Perseids show up every year in August when Earth ventures through trails of debris left behind by an ancient comet.
PARENTS REMINDED TO TEACH THEIR CHILDREN ABOUT TRAFFIC SAFETY
School will be starting soon for students across Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas, and the Missouri Department of Transportation is asking parents to speak with their kids about bus stop safety and traffic safety rules.
Children should always stay in sight of the bus driver. Assume drivers cannot see you and never walk behind a school bus. Use sidewalks where available. If you must walk in the street, walk single file facing traffic.
Also avoid using cellphones, ear buds, and hand-held games while walking to school so you don’t become distracted.
On Monday, we will be going over some tips for drivers on what to look out for as the school year begins.
NATIONWIDE RECALL ISSUED FOR CVS HEALTH 12 HOUR SINUS RELIEF NASAL MIST
The US Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall for a nasal product sold nationwide.
According to the FDA, the voluntary recall was issued for CVS Health 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist due to Microbiological Contamination.
Officials say that the repetitive use of a nasal spray containing a gram-negative pathogen can potentially lead to an infection which can be life threatening in certain patient populations, such as those with cystic fibrosis or immuno-compromised.
The affected product has a lot number of 173089J, with an expiration of 09/19. The lot number and expiration is coded on the side panel of the carton
Consumers that have the product which is being recalled should stop using it and return it to the place of purchase or discard it.
Here's the link to the full recall notice: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm616189.htm