MAN ARRESTED IN CARTER COUNTY ON FLEEING AND TAMPERING CHARGES
Authorities in Carter County have arrested a Southeast Missouri man on multiple felony charges.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 35 year old John King, of Hayti, was taken into custody Monday night on felony charges of resisting arrest by fleeing, tampering with a motor vehicle – 1st degree, and driving while revoked.
King was also arrested on other charges including false impersonation and speeding - 26 miles per hour over the limit among others.
Following the arrest, he was transported to the Butler County Jail.
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING SCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEK
The University of Missouri Extension will be providing a course to help teach individuals how to help a youth experiencing a mental health crisis situation.
The Youth Mental Health First Aid program introduces participants to the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where and when to get help, and what type of help has been shown to be effective.
The course is scheduled for 8 am to 5 pm on Monday, August 19th at the Van Buren Nutrition Center. The registration fee is $10, which includes lunch and a workbook.
The course is open to anyone, especially those who have an interest in or work with youth.
For more information and to register contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 573-323-4418.
ROUTE V IN BUTLER COUNTY TO BE CLOSED TODAY
Route V in Butler County will be closed beginning today while Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform an asphalt overlay of the roadway.
Officials say the closure will be located from Route 160 to County Road 340.
Work is scheduled to take place from 6:30 am to 5 pm both today and tomorrow.
MANY SCHOOLS SET TO BEGIN CLASSES TODAY
Many schools in Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas are set to begin classes today.
The school year will begin today for the Neelyville R-4, Greenville R-2, East Carter R-2, Piggott, and Pocahontas school districts.
Numerous school districts will begin accepting students on Thursday, including Poplar Bluff and Twin Rivers.
BUTLER COUNTY ROAD TO BE CLOSED FOR ASPHALT OVERLAY
Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will be in Butler County today to perform an asphalt overlay of Route VV.
During the project Route VV will be closed from Route B to County Road 623.
Officials say that work will take place today and tomorrow from 6:30 am to 5 pm each day.
THREE RIVERS COLLEGE OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Three Rivers College Distinguished Alumni Award.
College officials say that the award recognizes the accomplishments and achievements of Three Rivers College graduates and former students.
The 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award was given to former Missouri Speaker of the House, Todd Richardson.
This year, Three Rivers has also created the Alumni Star Award to be presented to outstanding former students and graduates who attended the College within the past 15 years. This award will be extended in recognition of professional achievement, civic service, and service to the College.
Nominations can be submitted for both honors by going to trcc.edu/awards. The deadline for nominations is October 4th.
Both awards will be presented in Early 2020.