Kennedy, Robbins, Yarbro & Henson, LC, is a law firm based in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Our law firm blog contains news and commentary relevant to legal issues of interest to our clients and residents in the communities we serve.

Drainage District Project Now out for bid.

Drainage District Project Now Available for Bid

TO ALL CONTRACTORS – The Drainage District project is now ready for bid. The Board of Supervisors for Drainage District No. 7 is accepting bids regarding the excavation of sediment and spreading of spoil on the Black River Levee Ditch. Work on the project must be complete no later than

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Communication after divorce is essential This picture shows a man and a woman who are not communicating. Read this post to learn how to communicate.

Communication After Divorce – Helpful Hints and Apps

Communication after divorce can be difficult, but it is necessary. Communication with your ex-spouse and with your kids after divorce requires patience, planning and sometimes, can be aided by technology. This post provides helpful hints and links to some apps that can help with communication. Communication After Divorce – With

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The report of commissioners for the Drainage District No. 7 reassessment of benefits has been filed.

Report of Commissioners Filed for Drainage District No. 7

The board of supervisors for Drainage District No. 7 is actively seeking to update the 1907 assessment of drainage benefits.  At the District’s request, the Butler County Circuit Court appointed 3 commissioners to provide a written report appraising the drainage benefits provided to the property within the District boundaries. The

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Drainage District No. 7 will soon be letting bids for sediment removal from 70 miles of drainage ditches

Drainage District No. 7 Sediment Removal Project

TO ALL CONTRACTORS – DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 7 will soon advertise for bids regarding its project for channel excavation, sediment removal and repairs. This project encompasses multiple drainage improvements spanning in excess of 70 miles. Here are the preliminary maps depicting the excavation project area. Interested contractors may also review

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This image shows the word bid, providing notice to contractors to bid on a project for Drainage District No. 7 of Butler County, Missouri.


NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS – DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 7 Drainage District No. 7 of Butler County anticipates receiving federal funding for a time sensitive project. In 2018, the District will remove sediment from 74 miles of its drainage ditch improvements.  As a result, the District will advertise the project for bid

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Distracted driving, like texting while driving, is reaching epidemic proportions in Missouri.

Distracted Driving Epidemic in Missouri

Distracted driving is one of three major causes of auto accidents in Missouri. The three (3) main causes of auto accidents are: Speeding Drunk and impaired driving Distracted driving An auto accident caused by speeding, drunk, impaired or distracted driving may disrupt your life for days, months, years or permanently. Injuries

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February 12-17, 2018, is Court Reporter Appreciation Week. Please join us in thanking these important players in legal proceedings.

Celebrating Court Reporter Appreciation Week

This week is National Court Reporting and Captioning Week.  Court reporters are a key player in legal proceedings, which require an exact record of what was said. The court reporter is responsible for producing an accurate and complete legal transcript of courtroom proceedings. A legal transcript is the record of every spoken

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Learn more about new Missouri law. Effective in Missouri on January 1, 2018., laws changed regarding minimum wage, adoption and sealing of criminal records.

New Year – New Missouri Law

New Missouri law in 2018 changes the minimum wage rate, adoption rights and the ability to seal criminal convictions. This post will highlight these high profile changes. New Missouri law Raises Minimum Wage For 2017, the minimum wage in Missouri was $7.70 an hour. Effective January 1, 2018, new Missouri

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