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Teen flown to St. Louis hospital following dirt bike crash

RIPLEY COUNTY, Mo. (KAIT) - A 16-year-old boy was flown to a St. Louis hospital Sunday night after crashing his dirt bike. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 7:45 p.m. on County Road U-5, three miles north of Current View in Ripley County. According to the...
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Suspect accused of harvesting turkey during closed season in Mo.

RIPLEY COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A suspect was taken into custody after conservation agents say he harvested a turkey during the closed season. According to a Facebook post by the Missouri Department of Conservation, an agent was patrolling during the youth spring turkey season when he heard a gunshot in an area where a turkey was gobbling.
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Suspect taken into custody for killing a turkey

A man has been taken into custody in Ripley County for killing a turkey. The Missouri Department of Conservation reports that a Ripley County Conservation agent was patrolling during the recent youth spring turkey season when he heard a gunshot in an area where a turkey was gobbling. The agent made contact with a man who was returning to a four-wheeler with no gun or turkey. During a search, agents located a breasted-out turkey carcass, shotgun hull, hidden gun, and a breast of meat in a plastic bag. Officials say that the suspect, whose name was not released, was then taken into custody and faces charges for harvesting turkey during closed season.
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Troopers Make Weekend Arrests

Among the weekend arrests by the MSHP was 29 year old Cardin Leech of Caruthersville. Leech was arrested for resisting arrest by fleeing and was taken to the PCJC. Last night, 56 year old Rosemary Scott of Doniphan was arrested on a felony failure to appear warrant out of Ripley County on a fraud charge. She was taken to the Ripley County Sheriff’s Office.
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Teen seriously injured in crash

RIPLEY COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A Doniphan teenager was seriously injured in an early morning crash on Sunday, April 24. Emergency crews were called to the crash at 1:45 a.m. on Missouri 142, just 11 miles west of Doniphan in Ripley County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the...
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Severe weather expected to hit area around 1 p.m.

The potential for severe weather is expected to hit the Carter and Ripley counties areas by around 1 p.m. according to the National Weather Service. A significant storm system is expected to cross Southeast Missouri between 1-4 p.m. today, said Greg Meffert, NWS lead forecaster. Carter and Ripley counties sit at the farthest west area of the Paducah, Kentucky, office’s region and will see impacts first, he said.
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Roads allow the mind to travel

A drive to Ripley County yesterday led me to spend several hours on the road. I love to drive: Getting in the car with music in the background is a perfect way for me to relax and let my mind wander with the curves of the pavement, gravel and dirt.
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Dexter man arrested in Ripley county on multiple charges

A Dexter man was arrested in Ripley County Monday night on multiple charges. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 59-year-old Kenny Davis was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a controlled substance for meth, possession of a controlled substance for Alprazolam, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, no license plate light, and not having insurance. He also had a Butler County warrant for possession of a controlled substance and a Ripley County warrant for failure to appear on a moving traffic violation. He was taken to the Ripley County Jail following his arrest.
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Dexter Man Arrested in Ripley County

A Dexter man was arrested in Ripley County Monday night. 59 year old Kenny Davis was arrested on several charges, including unlawful use of a weapon, possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. He was taken to the Ripley County Jail.
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Boil order advisory issued for water district

DONIPHAN, Mo. (KAIT) - A precautionary boil order advisory was issued Friday for a Southeast Missouri water district, officials said. The advisory for the Ripley County Public Water Supply Dist. #2 in Doniphan is in place until further notice for the area between T Highway, east to B Highway.
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Boil order reported in Ripley County

Doniphan Mo. (KAIT) - Customers of Ripley County Public Water Supply Dist. #2 in Doniphan need to boil their water. A precautionary boil water advisory was issued Wednesday, March 9. This is for customers from the former Lignetics area on 160 East St. to the end of system and all...
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Two arrested on meth charges in Ripley County

Authorities in Ripley County have arrested two Doniphan residents on multiple charges. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 36-year-old Rodney Wilson and 21-year-old Michael Bohannon were taken into custody late Thursday night on charges of possession of a controlled substance for meth and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bohannon is also facing charges of resisting arrest for a felony and tampering with evidence. Officials say that Wilson had multiple warrants out of Ripley County.
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Five seriously injured in pair of Ripley County accidents

RIPLEY COUNTY — Five people were seriously injured Monday afternoon and early Tuesday in a pair of accidents in Ripley County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The first accident occurred at 4:30 p.m. Monday on Highway 142, 10 miles east of Gatewood. According to the MSHP, William...
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Ripley County Accident Leaves Two Seriously Hurt

In Ripley County yesterday afternoon, two people were seriously hurt in a two vehicle accident on Highway 142 east of Gatewood. Troop E reports that accident happened when a car, driven by 87 year old William Plunk of Doniphan failed to yield and struck a vehicle driven by 24 year old Sarah Patterson of Couch.
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Grants to fund improvements at PB Chamber, Doniphan Nutrition Center

Two area groups will benefit in more than $50,000 in grant money announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development. The grants will help renovate conference areas at the Greater Poplar Bluff Area Chamber of Commerce and provide equipment in Ripley County to feed seniors, according to a press release from USDA.
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Man seriously injured in Ripley County crash

GATEWOOD — An Arkansas man sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 5:40 p.m. Monday on Highway 142, one mile east of Gatewood. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Edwards D. Foster, 51, of Williford, Arkansas, was operating a 2003 Suzuki motorcycle eastbound when it ran off the right side of the road and overturned, ejecting Foster.
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Arkansas Man Seriously Hurt in Ripley County Traffic Accident

An Arkansas man was seriously hurt yesterday when his motorcycle ran off Highway 142 east of Gatewood in Ripley County and overturned. Troop E reported 51 year old Edwards Foster of Williford was taken by Survival Flight to a Jonesboro hospital, following the 5:40 p.m. accident.
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Father faces manslaughter charge in daughter's death

A Doniphan man was charged with involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment in the death of his daughter. Four-year-old Brooklyn Jo Buse died shortly before 2:30 a.m. Saturday, May 22, 2021, while riding an ATV with her parents near the Dunrovin campground on Current River. Charges of first-degree involuntary manslaughter and...
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