NEW MEXICO MAN KILLED IN MOTORCYCLE WRECK IN PARAGOULD AREA

 
A New Mexico man has died from injuries he received in a wreck Thursday morning in Paragould.

According to the Arkansas State Police, 60 year old Gerard Guziel, of Edgewood, New Mexico, was driving a motorcycle on US Highway 49 when a vehicle turned into his path, causing his motorcycle to collide with the passenger side of the vehicle.

Officials say that Guziel was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

 
AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING SHOOTING IN CHARLESTON

 
A man was found dead Thursday afternoon in Charleston.

According to authorities, 78 year old Joe Anderson, of Charleston, had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene in Whipple Park.

The death is under investigation and anybody who has information about the incident is being asked to contact the Charleston Department of Public Safety at 573-683-3737.

 

 
MISSING WOMAN LOCATED IN MINER

 
Updating a story we brought to you yesterday, a missing East Prairie woman has been found safe.

According to authorities, 72 year old Virgie Thomure was found in Miner.

An Endangered Silver Advisory was issued for Thomure after she told her sister that she was going to Paducah on July 4th, but never arrived.

 

 
EVENT IN KENNETT RAISES OVER $2,000 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

 
An event held earlier this week in Kennett has raised over $2,000 for local charities.

Officials with the Kennett Police Department tell KWOC News that the 4th annual community charity dodgeball game was held Tuesday night at the Kennett High School Gymnasium.

A total of $2,130.50 was raised during the event, which will be split between local charities such as the Special Olympic groups,
Leonard and Virgie’s Place, and Hope International.

 

 
CITY OF POPLAR BLUFF SEEKING SEALED BIDS FOR WORKSHOP/STORAGE BUILDING

 
The city of Poplar Bluff is seeking sealed bids for a workshop and storage building.

According to Poplar Bluff City Clerk Pamela Kearbey, the shed may be viewed at 2455 Roxie Road.

All bids should be sealed and delivered to the office of the City Clerk on or before 2 pm on Wednesday, July 26th. The envelope should be clearly marked “Bid on 30’ x 50’ Storage Building”.

Anyone with questions about the building can contact the Poplar Bluff City Hall at 573-785-7474.

 

 
DUNKLIN COUNTY ROAD CLOSED EARLY NEXT WEEK

 
Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will be closing a Dunklin County road early next week.

According to MoDOT, Route 164 in Dunklin County will be closed from Route N to County Road 612 so crews can replace a pipe beneath the roadway.

Weather permitting, work will take place Monday and Tuesday, from 7 am to 4 pm each day.