DEXTER POLICE DEPARTMENT SEARCHING FOR MISSING WOMAN
Authorities in Dexter are trying to locate a missing woman.
According to the Missouri Information Analysis Center, Crystal Marie Brown-Hart was last seen on April 9th in Dexter and Poplar Bluff.
She was driving a black four door Mitsubishi Lancer, possibly bearing a Missouri Registration of XB2 D3M.
Brown-Hart is described as a white female, 39 years old, four feet 11 inches tall, weighing 100 pounds. We have a picture of her available on our Facebook page.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Dexter Police Department at 573-624-5512.
MURDER CONVICTION UPHELD FOR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI MAN
A conviction has been upheld for a Southeast Missouri man in the death of a state trooper over a decade ago.
On Tuesday, the Missouri Supreme Court announced that it has affirmed Lance Shockley’s conviction of first degree murder for the death of Patrol Sergeant Dewayne Graham outside his home in Carter County in March of 2005.
Shockley had requested a new trial due to claims of ineffective counsel in his trial among other things.
Testimony at the trial indicated Graham was killed because he was investigating Shockley for involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident.
JOB HIRING EVENT FOR POPLAR BLUFF STUDENTS SCHEDULED FOR LATER THIS MONTH
Poplar Bluff Schools will be hosting a job hiring event later this month and is looking for local employers to participate and conduct preliminary job interviews with graduating seniors.
School officials say that the event has been scheduled for 9:30 am to 1:30 pm on Friday, April 26th in the Poplar Bluff High School Auxiliary Gymnasium.
Students enrolled will be on track to complete courses in auto collision, auto service, building trades, computer graphics and print technology, computer maintenance and repair, cosmetology, culinary arts, health occupations, HVACR and welding through the TCC; as well as in agriculture, business/marketing, and family and consumer sciences through the High School.
Participants will have their resumes on hand, and be prepared to be interviewed for job openings.
The event is a collaboration between the Technical Career Center and the High School
BUTLER COUNTY OFFICIALS TO HOST MEETING NEXT MONTH
Butler County officials will be hosting a public meeting early next month.
According to the Ozark Foothills Regional Planning Commission, the meeting has been scheduled for 9:30 am on May 1st at the Butler County Courthouse Commission chambers.
The meeting is to discuss the county’s submission of an application for the 2019 Community Development Block Grant program.
The county is proposing to repair the existing road bed, address settlement issues, and pave County Road 639 in Broseley. The project is estimated to cost $240,000.
The county is proposing to apply for approximately $180,000 in CDBG Funding and will also provide approximately $32,000 of in-kind work and approximately $28,000 cash as a local match.
For more information on the project, contact Presiding Commissioner Vince Lampe at 573-686-8050.
MODOT CREWS TO BE IN BUTLER COUNTY TODAY FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS
Route W in Butler County will be reduced today so crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation can perform bridge repairs.
MoDOT officials tell KWOC News that the bridge to be repaired is located over Black River between Marble Hill Road and Ravenwood Street.
Work will be performed today from 7 am to 4:30 pm.
PAVEMENT REPAIRS TO CAUSE DELAYS TODAY ON ROUTE 67 IN WAYNE COUNTY
Northbound Route 67 in Wayne County will be reduced today while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs.
Officials say that the section of roadway to be reduced is located between County Road 216 and County Road 212.
Work is scheduled to take place from 7 am to 2 pm.