Thursday. April 4, 2019

JOB AND COLLEGE TRANSFER FAIR SET FOR TODAY IN POPLAR BLUFF

The annual spring Job Fair will be held today in Poplar Bluff.

According to the Butler County Community Resource Council, the Job Fair, as well as a College Transfer Fair, will be held today from 10 am to 3 pm.

The fairs will be located at the Bess Activity Center on the campus of Three Rivers College.

MISSING MAN FOUND DEAD IN PEMISCOT COUNTY

Updating a story we brought you last month, a man who was reported missing has been found dead in Pemiscot County.

According to the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office, on Tuesday a farmer advised authorities that he found a dead body in a field near Hayti.

The body has been identified as 64 year old William Swinton, of Kennett.

Swinton was last seen on March 10th leaving a hospital in Hayti on foot.

Officials say that an autopsy will be conducted on Friday to determine a cause of death.

CITY OF QULIN TO HOST PUBLIC HEARING NEXT WEEK

The City of Qulin has announced that they will be hosting a public hearing next week.

Officials say the hearing is to discuss the city’s submission of an application for a Community Development Block Grant and the city is interested in obtaining all citizens’ input on community development needs within the city.

The city is proposing to repair the existing road bed, address settlement issues, overlay, and pave sections of First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, and Connecticut streets. The project is estimated to cost over $282,000.

The public hearing has been scheduled for 5:00 pm on April 9th at the Qulin City Hall. For more information on the proposed project, contact Mayor Glen Sedrick at 573-328-4488.

DATE SET FOR 20TH ANNUAL POPLAR BLUFF SCHOOL FOUNDATION GOLF TOURNAMENT

A date has been set for the 20th Annual Poplar Bluff School Foundation Golf Tournament

The tournament is scheduled to begin at noon on Friday, April 26th, at Ozark Ridge Golf Course. Lunch will be served at 11 am.

All proceeds from the event will go to support the foundation.

If you would like to enter a team, or became a hole sponsor, contact administrative assistant to the superintendent, Carla Thompson, at 573-785-7751, extension 9.

EARTHQUAKE RECORDED TUESDAY IN NEW MADRID COUNTY

A small earthquake was recorded Tuesday in New Madrid County.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a 2.1 magnitude earthquake occurred at 11:15 pm Tuesday night.

The earthquake was centered approximately 28 miles south of Sikeston and had a depth of just over five miles.

DUNKLIN COUNTY ROAD TO BE CLOSED TODAY FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT

Route M in Dunklin County will be closed today so crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation can replace a pipe beneath the roadway.

Officials say the closure will be located between Route 25 and Route 153.

Weather permitting, work will take place today from 7 am to 3 pm.