FIRE DESTROYS HOUSE IN POPLAR BLUFF
A fire destroyed a home yesterday in Poplar Bluff.
Crews responded to the scene of the fire Wednesday morning at a residence on Autumn Road.
No one was injured and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
OZARK FOOTHILLS REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION TO HOST OPEN MEETING TODAY IN PIEDMONT
The Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission has announced that they will be holding an open meeting today in Piedmont.
The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 pm at the Clearwater Lake in Piedmont Park, Pavilion #2.
Some items on the tentative agenda include new grants submitted and received, solid waste management, as well as reports from Ripley County Public Housing and the Transportation Advisory Committee.
2018 STODDARD COUNTY FAIR TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK
The 2018 Stoddard County Fair is scheduled to begin next week.
The fair will kick-off with the parade in downtown Dexter on Tuesday, September 18th at 5:30 pm.
There will be multiple nights of entertainment and events including performances by Rickie Lee Tanner, Maggie Thorn, and Anna Catherine DeHart.
For more information, including a full schedule, go to www.stoddardcountyfair.com.
STODDARD COUNTY AMBULANCE DISTRICT STRIKE TEAM AIDING HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF EFFORTS
Emergency workers from Stoddard County are on the east coast to aid in disaster relief efforts.
The Stoddard County Ambulance District Strike Team was on the way to Fort Lee last night ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence.
According to the Ambulance District’s Facebook page, the Strike Team will be aiding and assisting the local EMS services that are being overwhelmed with transports and evacuations during the hurricane.
DEXTER WOMAN ARRESTED ON STEALING CHARGE
A Dexter woman has been taken into custody on multiple charges.
According to the Stoddard County Sheriff’s Department, 35 year old Amy Malone was recently arrested on two counts of possession of a controlled substance as well as a charge of stealing.
Her bond was set at $12,500 cash only and officials say she remained in custody as of this morning.
KENNETT HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING PARADE TO CAUSE TRAFFIC CHANGES ON FRIDAY
The Kennett High School Homecoming Parade and Ceremony is set for Friday and officials are warning motorists that the event will cause some changes to traffic in the area.
According to the Kennett Police Department, the parade scheduled to begin at the Kennett High School at 1:30pm.
During the parade, all traffic on Saint Francis Street will be shut down from the Square to the West Y. The traffic ways around the Square will be shut down as well.
Once the parade ends at the Square, Saint Francis Street will open for normal traffic flow, however, traffic on the east, north, and west sides of the Square will remain shut down until after the ceremony is over.
Motorists are being asked to avoid these areas if possible on Friday if you are not planning on attending the parade or the ceremony.