ONE IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING SHOOTING IN RIPLEY COUNTY
A suspect has been taken into custody in connection to a shooting in Ripley County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the shooting occurred Sunday afternoon at a convenience store near Doniphan.
The victim was transported to an area hospital with non life threatening injuries and a suspect in the case was arrested.
Their identities have not been released.
The shooting is under investigation and we will bring you updates as they become available.
PUXICO TEENAGER SERIOUSLY INJURED IN UTV WRECK
A Puxico teenager was flown to an area hospital Saturday following a UTV wreck in Stoddard County.
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that a 14 year old boy was driving the UTV on Stoddard County Road 483 when the vehicle ran off the side of the roadway and overturned.
The teen suffered serious injuries in the wreck and was flown to a Cape Girardeau hospital.
THREE RIVERS COLLEGE TO HOST MEET THE RAIDERS NIGHT
The Three Rivers College athletic season is fast approaching and area residents will have the opportunity tonight to meet some of the players who will be representing the Raiders this year.
The college is hosting “Meet the Raiders Night” beginning at 6 pm at the Libla Family Sports Complex. Admission is free, with a meal ticket costing $5 for non-students.
The event will showcase the players and coaches for the Raiders basketball and baseball teams, the Lady Raiders basketball and softball teams, the rodeo team, and the cheer team.
For more information about the event, contact Pat Kelly at 573-718-9248.
POPLAR BLUFF MAN ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE FELONY CHARGES
Authorities in Butler County arrested an area man over the weekend on multiple felony charges.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 53 year old Kevin Jameson, of Poplar Bluff, was taken into custody Saturday night on felony charges of possession of methamphetamine and tampering with physical evidence.
He is also facing a charge of driving while suspended.
Following the arrest, Jameson was held at the Butler County Sheriff’s Office.
MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF THE WAPPAPELLO LAKE PROJECT
Two meetings have been scheduled for this week to discuss the future of Wappapello Lake.
According to the US Army Corps of engineers, the first meeting will be held from 5 to 7 pm this evening at the Historic Greenville Museum and Community Center.
The second meeting will happen tomorrow from 5 to 7 pm at the Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center on the south end of Wappapello Dam.
Officials say that residents with questions or concerns about the future of the Wappapello Lake project should plan to visit one of these two Master Plan update meetings.
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS TO CAUSE DELAYS BEGINNING TODAY IN STODDARD COUNTY
Contractor crews will be in Stoddard County beginning today to improve the intersection of Route 25 and Route Y in Bloomfield.
According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, a turn lane will be added on Route 25, along with acceleration and deceleration lanes. Additionally, crews will be overlaying the intersection. As work is underway, a 12-foot width restriction will be in place.
Weather permitting, work will take place from 7 am to 5 pm daily through Friday, November 1st.
MoDOT officials say that crews will also be overlaying Route Y in Stoddard County from Route 25 to the Chester Sub Railroad crossing. As work is underway, an 11 foot width restriction will be in place.