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Friday April 28, 2017

FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO GO INTO EFFECT TONIGHT IN POPLAR BLUFF More rain will be hitting Southeast Missouri tonight and throughout the weekend and weather officials say that we could be looking at possible flooding. KWOC News spoke with Rick Shanklin, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky, who says…

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

        FLOOD WARNINGS TO BE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF BLACK AND ST. FRANCIS RIVER   The National Weather Service says multiple rivers in Southeast Missouri will be under flood warnings. A flood warning is currently in effect for the Black River in the Annapolis and Pocahontas areas and will be in…

Wednesday April 26, 2017

MULTPLE ARRESTS MADE IN CONNECTION TO BURGLARY AT AREA BUSINESS Authorities in Butler County say that multiple arrests have been made after items were recovered that had been reported stolen from an area business. Investigator Randal Huddleston with the Butler County Sheriff’s Department tells KWOC News more about the arrests. Randal Huddleston: In early April…

Tuesday April 25, 2017

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO THE ARREST OF FOUR IN POPLAR BLUFF A traffic stop turned into a drug bust Sunday evening in Poplar Bluff. Detective Andy Cleaveland with the Poplar Bluff Police Department says that a total of four people were arrested during the stop. ANDY CLEAVELAND: On Sunday evening at approximately 11 p.m. officers…