Carl Ray Runyon
(Obituary ~ 06/19/21)
Carl Ray Runyon, 70, passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021, at his home in Owensboro, Ky. He was born in Poplar Bluff, Mo., June 12, 1951, to the late Edwin and Betty Runyon. Edwin was a General Baptist Minister and Editor of the General Baptist Press. Along with his parents, Carl was preceded in death by his brother John Runyon...
Poplar Bluff celebrates Juneteenth
(Local News ~ 06/19/21)
A gentle breeze Saturday was refreshing as community members gathered at Bacon Park for one of the three Juneteenth celebrations in Poplar Bluff. The event in the park was sponsored by the Butler County NAACP and the Concerned Motherís Coalition while the Wheatley Historical Preservation Association and the Northside Community Center had events Friday and Saturday...