INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY AFTER REMAINS FOUND IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
An investigation has been started after human remains were found earlier this week in Southeast Missouri.
According to authorities, the remains were found Wednesday in Dunklin County.
No information has been released about an identity or possible cause of death for the remains.
ALMOST 300,000 DEER HARVESTED DURING DEER SEASON
With deer season coming to a close earlier this week, conservation officials say that hunters harvested almost 300,000 deer in Missouri during the hunting period.
The Missouri Department of Conservation is reporting that Missouri's 2018-2019 deer-hunting season came to an end on January 15th with a preliminary total harvest of 290,339 deer.
This was up almost 6,000 deer from last year’s total.
Conservation officials also say that 28 more deer from 11 Missouri counties have been found to have chronic wasting disease. In Southeast Missouri, seven of the deer were from Ste. Genevieve County, while three were from Oregon County.
This brings the number of cases of the deadly deer disease in Missouri to 103 since 2012.
AUTHORITIES IN STODDARD COUNTY ARREST CAMPBELL MAN ON DRUG RELATED CHARGES
Authorities in Stoddard County say that an area man has been taken into custody on drug related charges.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 40 year old Jerrad Presson, of Campbell, was arrested Thursday night on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine.
Presson is also facing charges of driving while intoxicated – drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
41ST ANNUAL BLACKPOWDER RENDEZVOUS TO BE HELD IN LATE APRIL
We are just over three months away from the 41st annual Blackpowder Rendezvous.
According to the US Army Corps of Engineers, this year’s rendezvous has been scheduled for Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th.
The free two day event will feature living history encampments, black powder shooting competitions, vendors, children's games and more.
For more information, visit the Wappapello Lake US Army Corps of Engineers Facebook page.
JOB AND COLLEGE TRANSFER FAIR SET FOR EARLY APRIL IN POPLAR BLUFF
A date has been set for the spring Job Fair in Poplar Bluff.
According to the Butler County Community Resource Council, the Job Fair, as well as a College Transfer Fair, will be held from 10 am to 3 pm on Thursday, April 4th.
The fairs will be located at the Bess Activity Center on the campus of Three Rivers College.
SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR DIRECTORS FOR CENTER STAGE
Three Rivers College officials say a search is underway to find directors for the upcoming Center Stage season.
Center Stage is the college’s blended theater company of students, college employees, and community members and proposals are being sought for the 2019-2020 season.
Proposals should include a short description of the play or musical and a list of cast members or types.
To help determine costs, proposals should also include the different sets and set pieces, a brief description of costumes and number of costume changes, and any specialized props or effects needed as well as a brief description of your theater experience.
Prospective directors are asked to email their proposals to RAbney@trcc.edu. Proposals are due by February 28th.