Cape Central holds back Mules late to escape Poplar Bluff
(High School Sports ~ 01/28/22)
Cape Central missed just enough free throws to make the ending interesting, but the Tigers were able to hold off a hard-charging Poplar Bluff Mules team Friday night. Over the final four minutes, the host Mules had the ball down a point multiple times after trailing by as much as 13 in the second half...
City meetings, week of Jan. 31, 2022
(Community News ~ 01/28/22)
City meetings Electrical board The Poplar Bluff Electrical Board will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday at the city council chambers, 301 S. Fifth St. Items on the agenda include requests from Keith Berry and James Bradley to put journeyman electrical licenses in escrow and a request to put a master electrical license in escrow for Robert McNamee...
HWY 53 in Butler County reduced for repairs
(State News ~ 01/28/22)
SIKESTON — Highway 53 in Butler County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform pavement repairs. This section of roadway is located from County Road 218 to Strawberry Lane. Weather permitting, work will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31...
84th Kiwanis pancake breakfast Feb. 19
(Local News ~ 01/28/22)
Kiwanis Club of Poplar Bluff will have its 84th annual Pancake Breakfast from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 19, at Poplar Bluff Junior High School. “This is our largest annual fundraiser, which contributes to our general budget,” said Kiwanis member Lacey McClintock. “Our largest expense is maintenance and upkeep of Kiwanis Bacon Park.”...
(Obituary ~ 01/28/22)
FISK, Mo. — Glen Floyd Cross, 83, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff. Mr. Cross was born June 9, 1938 in Fisk, Missouri to the late Buck and Clara Cross. He was an outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, and flower gardening. ...
Unidentified human remains found in Shannon County
(Local News ~ 01/28/22)
The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control and the Shannon County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of human remains earlier this month. The remains were discovered on Jan. 12 on the state right of way on U.S. Highway 60 near Winona. An autopsy performed on the remains determined the cause of death to be homicide...
Police reports -- Jan. 28
(Police/Fire Report ~ 01/28/22)
BUTLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT An employee of Stateline Truck Stop at Neelyville reported at 11:14 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, the theft of a cellphone. _ A resident of the 2200 block of Highway AA reported at 1:46 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, the theft of a trailer from his/her property...