Hwy. 53 in Butler County reduced Wednesday for roadside improvementsHwy. 53 in Butler County will be reduced to one lane as Missouri Department of Transportation crews trim the trees along the roadside. This section of roadway is located from County Road 309 to County Road 605. Weather permitting, work will take place Wednesday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m...
City, PBPD dispatchers union work on contract (3/18/19)Poplar Bluff City Council members are expected to vote April 1 on a union contract with the police department dispatchers’ group. The matter was discussed Monday during a workshop session. The contract, good through December 2020, would give shift differential pay. This is the main difference between it and other city union contracts, said city manager Mark Massingham...
Council selects engineer for road project after delay over ranking system (3/18/19)Poplar Bluff City Council members selected Mathis and Associates on Monday as the engineering firm to work on a possible street paving grant project. The matter originally came before the council earlier in March and failed to receive enough support to move forward with a vote...
Eddy Justice announces bid for Mo. Senate District 25 seat (3/18/19)While formal filing for the District 25 seat currently held by Sen. Doug Libla won’t begin until February 2020, two candidates have already expressed interest in the position. Poplar Bluff businessman Eddy Justice announced today he is seeking the seat when Libla’s current term ends. Libla is prevented by term limits from running again...
Lady Raiders fall short in NJCAA National Championship first round (3/18/19)Three Rivers College jumped to an early lead against Jones County in the National Junior College Athletic Association national tournament in Lubbock, Texas this afternoon. But the Lady Raiders couldn’t sustain the lead and lost 88-84 in the opening round of the national finals...
- Poplar Bluff girls soccer falls to Seckman (3/18/19)After shutting out West Plains in their season-opener Friday, Poplar Bluff faced much tougher competition in their second game. Seckman consistently overloaded the right side of the field and had 25 shots to Poplar Bluff 5 as it went on to beat the Mules 5-1 at Poplar Bluff...
- STATESMAN ROUNDUP: Bernie softball routs Risco; Bloomfield baseball comes up short (3/18/19)
- Poplar Bluff girls soccer falls to Seckman (3/18/19)
- Three Rivers' Allison Pingel breaks career home run record (3/18/19)
- Bernie baseball survives fifth-inning scare to beat Neelyville 12-5 (3/18/19)
- Late run falls short, Three Rivers' season ends with loss to Jones County in NJCAA Tournament (3/18/19)
- STATESMAN ROUNDUP: Advance takes two in baseball round robin; Bernie softball opens with win (3/18/19)
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Curtis PostonDEXTER, Mo. — Curtis Poston, 92, of Parma, Mo., died on February 14, 2019 at the Ridgeview Living Community in Malden, Mo. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 19 at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter...
Louis Lyndell ColemanLouis Lyndell Coleman of Sikeston, Mo, died Saturday, March 16, 2019. Visitation for Louis will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cotrell Funeral Chapel in Poplar Bluff. The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral chapel with Mr. Ralph Innes officiating and the Coleman family speaking. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Poplar Bluff.
Redgie Arlie OwensGIDEON, Mo. — Redgie Arlie Owens, 76, of Gideon, died Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Region One Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 at Stanfield General Baptist Church in Gideon. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 21 at the church with Bro. Andy Evans officiating. Burial will be in Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo...
Daphne RichardsonMALDEN, Mo. — Daphne Richardson, 94, of Gideon, Mo., died Monday, March 18, 2019 at Gideon Care Center in Gideon. Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 20 at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. The funeral will follow at 11:30 a.m. in the Bradshaw Chapel. Burial will be in the Misssouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo...
Melvin Eugene GrahamNEELYVILLE, Mo. — Melvin Eugene Graham, 64, of Poplar Bluff, died Sunday, March 17, 2019 at his residence. Visitation will be held Wednesday night, March 20 from 6-8 p.m., with services following on Thursday, March 21 at 2 p.m., both at Fowler & Sons Funeral Home in Neelyville. Burial will follow at Cochran Cemetery in Harviell with Elder Kenny Graham and Elder Tommy McMurtry officiating. Online condolences may be made at www.fowlerandsonsfuneralhome.com
Name ChangeThe court finds that the change of name would be proper and would not be detrimental to the interests of any other person. The name of Petitioner is changed as follows: From Jaykob Ryan Gannon To Jaykob Ryan Putman Birth Date 05/27/2008 It is further ordered that the Division of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Statistics for the State of Missouri alter the birth certificate of Petitioner to reflect this judgment. ...
Notice - WilsonNOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE For default in the payment of debt secured by a deed of trust executed by Lisa A Wilson and David P Wilson, dated February 22, 2017, and recorded on February 24, 2017, Document No. 20171061, in Book No. 1038, at Page 937 in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds, Butler County, Missouri, the undersigned Successor Trustee will on April 12, 2019, at 1:00 PM, at the West Front Door of the Butler County Courthouse, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, sell at public vendue to the highest bidder for cash:. ...
Housing Authority BoardNOTICE The City of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, wishes to inform the citizens of Poplar Bluff that a vacancy exists on the Housing Authority Board. Persons wishing to serve on this board may fill out an application for Citizens’ Boards and Commissions found on the City of Poplar Bluff’s website at www.poplarbluff-mo.gov or by obtaining one at the Office of the City Clerk, 501 Vine Street, Poplar Bluff, MO. 63901. Applications should be received by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019...
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