Sheriff Stephen Korte reports that the following were handled by his office for the week of May 12th thru May 18th.
A Silex man convicted of sodomizing a young girl eight years ago will seek a continuance Tuesday in two new sex crimes cases.
A Bowling Green man accused of burglary will be arraigned May 28th. Police report finding 26-year-old Ryan Dee Dameron hiding in the attic of a house on East Main Street on April 21st.
May is National Community Action Month, and NECAC is celebrating. The not-for-profit North East Community Action Corporation held proclamation signings and receptions at its 12 county service centers.
A Bowling Green man has been sentenced to five years in prison for theft. Derek Elliott pleaded guilty last month. He was arrested in January of 2011.
A judge ordered that the five-year term be served at the same time as sentences imposed in two other cases, one from Pike County and another from Lincoln County.
The Twin Pike Family YMCA is in the final stretch of local fund-raising for a three-point-eight-million dollar aquatics center. Insert cards were put in local newspapers seeking the 140 thousand dollars needed to secure a half-million dollar Mabee Foundation grant.
Survivors Reception on Sunday, June 2nd @ The Lay Center
2pm – 4pm
Refreshments will be served to Survivors and Caregivers. Please join us.
Contact: Ethel Drew @ 573-253-5832
HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, Thursday, May 23, MoDOT crews will close Route DD from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Sweet Bay Lane at Central Stone to the intersection of Sheil and Huntington Lanes, and Sydney Road in Ralls County for a culvert replacement. Motorists must use alternate routes during this time; some areas of the road will be open to local residential traffic only. This work is weather dependent and could be delayed or rescheduled.