PEDESTRIAN STRUCK AND KILLED BY VEHICLE IN STODDARD COUNTY
A pedestrian has died after he was struck by a vehicle early this morning in Stoddard County.
Officials with the Highway Patrol tell KWOC News that the incident occurred at around 12:20 am on Missouri Highway 51 near Puxico.
A vehicle was travelling south on Highway 51 when it struck 21 year old Phillip Manning, of Sikeston, who was reportedly in the roadway.
Manning was pronounced dead at the scene by Stoddard County Coroner Kenny Pope.
SIKESTON MAN ARRESTED IN STODDARD COUNTY ON INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER WARRANT
Authorities in Stoddard County say a Sikeston man has been taken into custody on an involuntary manslaughter warrant.
According to the Stoddard County Sheriff’s Department, 23 year old Trent McMillan was recently arrested on a warrant for two counts of 2nd degree involuntary manslaughter.
Additional details about the warrant were not available.
McMillan’s bond was set at $25,000 and officials say he has bonded out.
BROSELEY MAN ARRESTED ON FELONY RESISTING ARREST CHARGE
A Broseley man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon on a felony resisting arrest charge.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 29 year old Craig Matthews was arrested yesterday in Butler County on a felony charge of resisting arrest by fleeing as well as misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Following the arrest, Matthews was held in the Butler County Jail.
VEHICLE SEARCH LEADS TO ARREST OF THREE IN KENNETT
A vehicle search in Kennett earlier this week has resulted in the arrest of three people.
Officials with the Kennett Police Department tell KWOC News that officers had made contact with the driver of a truck on Tuesday after observing the vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit.
At that time officers noticed a strong odor of what appeared to be marijuana coming from the vehicle. The officers conducted a search and located narcotics as well as drug paraphernalia.
According to officials, John Bradley, Kay Chaffin, and Joe Walker, all of Kennett, were arrested for possession of a controlled substance and they were transported to the Dunklin County Jail.
OUTDOORSMEN WITH A MISSION TO HOST 2ND ANNUAL WILD GAME DINNER
Outdoorsmen with a mission will be hosting the 2nd Annual Wild Game Dinner next week in Poplar Bluff.
The event is scheduled for 5 to 9 pm on Saturday, February 25th, at the American Legion on Kanell Boulevard.
In addition to the dinner, there will also be raffles and a silent auction. Tickets are available for $12 for singles and $20 for couples. For more information, call 573-712-6606.
2017 BLUFF CITY MALLARDS ANNUAL SPORTSMAN’S DINNER TO BE HELD THIS WEEKEND
The 2017 Bluff City Mallards Annual Sportsman’s Dinner has been scheduled for this weekend.
The event will be held on Saturday, February 18th at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff. Doors will open at 5:30 pm, followed by dinner at 7. A live auction will then begin at 8 pm.
For more information contact Grant Collins at 573-718-9737.