AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING SHOOTING IN PEMISCOT COUNTY
One person was reportedly shot Thursday night in Pemiscot County.
Few details are available about the shooting, other than it occurred in Wardell. The Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Department has asked the Missouri State Highway Patrol to assist with the investigation.
We will continue following this story and bring you further details as they become available.
MAN ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY TRYING TO RUN FROM OFFICER IN POPLAR BLUFF
A man was arrested Wednesday night after he allegedly attempted to run from an officer during a traffic stop.
According to the Poplar Bluff Police Department, the officer had conducted the stop after noticing a vehicle with no front license plate.
The vehicle pulled into a driveway and then 36 year old Douglas Henson exited the right rear door and ran south. The officer followed and arrested Henson following a short foot pursuit.
Henson reportedly has an active felony warrant out of St. Genevieve County for dangerous drugs.
YOUTH FIREARMS DEER SEASON TO BEGIN THIS WEEKEND
Young hunters will be out in the woods this weekend for youth firearms deer season.
The season is set to run on October 31st and November 1st. Harvest hours are one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.
Hunters must be at least 6 and no older than 15 on Saturday to participate. Additional regulations and permits are available online at the Missouri Department of Conservation website.
HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS FROM THE POPLAR BLUFF POLICE DEPARTMENT
Halloween is here and Poplar Bluff Police Chief Danny Whiteley has some tips to help keep your child safe while trick or treating.
Chief Whiteley says parents should establish a route for children, making sure they stay within familiar areas and surroundings. An adult should accompany young children. Parents should also remind kids not to enter strangers’ homes or cars, and to avoid homes without an outside light on.
Be sure to tell your children to not eat treats until they get home and remember to inspect all treats before allowing your kids to eat them.
KENNETT WOMAN ARRESTED ON FELONY DRUG CHARGE
A Kennett woman is facing a felony drug charge in connection to her arrest Thursday in Dunklin County.
Sergeant Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol tells KWOC News that 31 year old Shavini Chauhan was arrested Thursday afternoon on a felony charge of possession of drugs with intent to distribute.
Chauhan was taken to the Dunklin County Jail following the arrest.
MAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AFTER ALLEGEDLY MAKING INAPPROPRIATE COMMENTS TO 911 OPERATOR
Officials say a 47 year old Poplar Bluff man has been taken into custody after he allegedly made inappropriate comments to a 911 operator.
Donnie Trout with the Poplar Bluff Police Department tells us more:
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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS THIS WEEKEND
The sun will begin rising an hour earlier this weekend.
Daylight Saving Time will come to an end at 2 am Sunday morning. Remember to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
Daylight Saving Time will start again on March 13th, 2016.
3RD ANNUAL IRON MOUNTAIN MARKET FALL FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR THIS WEEKEND
The Iron Mountain Market in Poplar Bluff will be hosting their third annual Fall Festival on Saturday.
Events will include the Grilled Cheese Cook-Off and Costume Contest in addition to vendors with crafts, baked goods, fall produce, food, and more.
The festival is scheduled for 9 am to 4 pm at the Historic Train Depot in Downtown Poplar Bluff.