Carter County, MO

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DOROTHY ELAINE DEWITT

Dorothy Elaine Dewitt, daughter of Lee and Geneva Bradshaw, was born Oct. 19, 1953, in Carter County, Mo. She departed this world on June 9, 2021, with her children at her bedside. As a child she lived in Van Buren, Mo., before the family moved to Licking. Dorothy attended Licking...
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Carter County, MODaily Journal

MU Extension to host inaugural food truck festival

University of Missouri Extension of Carter County is hosting what it hopes to be its first Current River Food Truck Festival at the historic Carter County Courthouse Square on June 26, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Admission for the public is free of charge. The Current River Food Truck Festival...
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Carter County man arrested on child molestation charges

A Carter County man was arrested Friday afternoon on a warrant for first-degree child molestation. 45-year-old Denver Gore, of Van Buren, was arrested by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department in Van Buren and later transported to the Butler County jail to be incarcerated on a 24-hour investigative hold. You can learn more in the Daily American Republic.
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PB man arrested on drug warrants

Officers took 31-year-old, Preston Russell, into custody last Thursday night in Carter County on a felony probation and parole warrant for possession of a controlled substance; a Jefferson County, Missouri, felony warrant for failure to appear on a charge of possession of a controlled substance; and a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear on a charge of larceny. They cited Russell for alleged misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, no valid plates and speeding.
Poplar Bluff, MOSoutheast Missourian

PB man arrested on drug warrants

State Highway Patrol officers arrested a Poplar Bluff, Missouri, man on several warrants and alleged drug possession. According to a patrol report, officers took Preston Russell, 31, into custody at about 9:30 Thursday night in Carter County on a felony probation and parole warrant for possession of a controlled substance; a Jefferson County, Missouri, felony warrant for failure to appear on a charge of possession of a controlled substance; and a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear on a charge of larceny.
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Carter County joins Fitzpatrick’s Local Government Checkbook

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick today announced that Carter County has joined the Local Government Checkbook, making their spending data available to Missourians. The Checkbook is part of his ongoing commitment to ensuring a more efficient and transparent government at all levels. Spending data from 12...
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Missouri State Auditor begins audit of Carter County government

State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced today that her office has begun a regularly scheduled audit of the Carter County government. The county, located in southern Missouri, received a rating of “good” from the most recent state audit, issued in September 2016. “Audits can help local officials take steps to make...
Carter County, MOthemissouritimes.com

Galloway begins audit of Carter County

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced today that her office has begun a regularly scheduled audit of Carter County government. The county, located in southern Missouri, received a rating of “good” from the most recent state audit, issued in September 2016. “Audits can help local officials take...
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Van Buren man dies following one-vehicle accident

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a Van Buren man died from injuries sustained in a Saturday night crash in Carter County. 46-year-old Jason Komrska, of Van Buren, was traveling westbound on Route C near Eastwood when his vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree. The accident happened at 8:30 p.m.
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Van Buren man succumbs to injuries from Saturday crash

A Carter County man died of injuries suffered in a crash that occurred at 8:30 p.m. Saturday on C Highway, a mile north of Eastwood in Carter County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Tpr. J.C. Simpson with Troop G of the patrol, Willow Springs, reported Jason R. Komrska,...
Van Buren, MOkzimksim.com

Van Buren man dead following Carter County wreck

A Van Buren man has died from injuries he received in a Carter County wreck. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 46-year-old Jason Komrska was driving on Route C near Eastwood Saturday night when his vehicle ran off the road and hit a tree. Komrska was transported to a St. Louis hospital, where he was pronounced dead Sunday morning.
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Ellsinore woman arrested on dangerous drug and marijuana charges

An Ellsinore woman was taken into custody Saturday evening on multiple charges. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 57-year-old Janet Burlbaugh was arrested shortly after 8 pm in Carter County on a felony warrant for dangerous drugs. She is also facing charges of possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana, resisting or tampering with an arrest, and careless and imprudent driving. Following the arrest, she was held at the Carter County Jail.
Missouri StateSoutheast Missourian

SEMO's public radio KRCU makes frequency change in Carter County

KRCU, Southeast Missouri State University's public radio station, heard in Cape Girardeau at 90.9 FM, can also be heard beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday on KDMC 88.7 FM in Ellsinore, Missouri. KRCU general manager Dan Woods said the university will drop the 91.3 FM frequency it currently uses when it...
Viburnum, MOmymoinfo.com

Boss Woman & Viburnum Woman Injured in Crash

(Carter County) A woman from Boss and a woman from Viburnum were seriously injured in a traffic accident on Highway 21 in Carter County Thursday night. The highway patrol says a Ford Fusion driven by 39-year-old Sunshine Hilderbrand of Boss was driving south when her Ford Fusion ran off the road and overturned.
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Ellisnore teen killed in single vehicle wreck

An Ellsinore teenager has died following a single vehicle wreck in Carter County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a truck was travelling on Missouri Highway 103 Thursday afternoon when the vehicle ran off the side of the road and struck a tree. A 17-year-old passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead by Carter County Coroner Joe Chapman. The driver was seriously injured and transported to a Poplar Bluff hospital.
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Carter County crash claims teen’s life

An Ellsinore teen died from injuries suffered in a crash which also seriously injured a man from Van Buren at 2:55 p.m. Thursday on Highway 103, 3 miles south of Van Buren in Carter County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Tpr. J.C. Simpson with Troop G of the...
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Mass COVID-19 vaccination event held in Carter County

CARTER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - The Carter County Heath Department, with Three Rivers Community College, Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, and the National Guard, hosted a mas COVID-19 vaccination event in Carter County. They were able to vaccinate almost 6.5 percent of the county’s residents.