AUTOPSY PERFORMED ON WOMAN FOUND IN ST. FRANCIS RIVER
An autopsy was performed Wednesday on a woman who was found dead in the St. Francis River.
According to authorities, the body of 39 year old Crystal Brown-Hart, of Dexter, was discovered after a boater on the St. Francis River reported seeing the wheels of a vehicle sticking out of the water near the Butler and Stoddard County line.
Authorities say that Brown-Hart had injuries that were consistent with a vehicle crash.
Brown-Hart had been reported missing in April.
FALL JOB FAIR SET FOR TODAY IN POPLAR BLUFF
A Job Fair has been scheduled for today in Poplar Bluff.
According to the Butler County Community Resource Council, the fall job fair will be held from 10 am to 3 pm at the Bess Activity Center on the campus of Three Rivers College.
Additional information is available on the Butler County Community Resource Council Facebook page.
MUNICIPAL UTILITIES IN POPLAR BLUFF TO MOVE TO NEW LOCATION NEXT WEEK
Poplar Bluff city officials say that Municipal Utilities will be moving next week.
Municipal Utilities new location at 1902 Sunset Drive will be opening on Tuesday, August 27th.
Officials say that the current office on Barron Road will be open through Monday.
DOGGIE SWIM DAY SCHEDULED FOR THIS WEEKEND IN POPLAR BLUFF
Dog owners in Poplar Bluff are invited to bring their pooches to the city pool at Hillcrest Park this weekend for Doggie Swim Day.
The event, sponsored by the Animal Welfare Alliance and the Poplar Bluff Parks and Recreation Department, is scheduled for 2 to 4 pm this Sunday.
Tickets are $1 per dog and dogs in attendance must be leashed and up to date on vaccines.
GAS LEAK CAUSES TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF WAYNE COUNTY ROAD
A gas leak caused the temporary closure of a Southeast Missouri road.
County Road 331 in Wayne County was closed for a period of time on Wednesday due to the leak.
The County Road has since reopened.
PARK CLOSED IN NEW MADRID
A Southeast Missouri park has been closed due to mud.
According to a post on the New Madrid Police Department Facebook page, Cottonwood Park, just east of the observation deck, has been temporarily closed to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic.
Left over mud from recent flooding is the reason for the closure.
The post also says that the Corps of Engineers will be doing work in the area over the next month and the park will be reopened when the work is complete.