Pemiscot County

Pemiscot County, Missouri

610 Ward Ave
Caruthersville, MO 63830
Phone: (573) 333-4203
Fax: (573) 333-0440

On southeastern tip of MO, south of Cape Girardeau; organized Feb 19, 1851 from New Madrid County. Name Origin: From an Indian name of uncertain origin and meaning 'at the long place,' 'running beside,' and 'liquid mud' have been suggested

Area (sq mi):: 512.41 (land 493.08; water 19.33) Population per square mile: 39.40
Population 2005: 19,412 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.20%; 1990-2000 -8.50% Population 2000: 20,047 (White 71.10%; Black or African American 26.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $12,968; median household $21,911; Population below poverty level: 30.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,419-$22,228
Unemployment (2004): 9.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.40% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Once school officials became aware of these comments, Chris was transported to the Pemiscot County Juvenile Office and detained.
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On June 8, 2007, a single specimen of an unknown invertebrate was brought to the Delta Research Center in Portageville, Missouri (Pemiscot County) for identification.
A cotton study was conducted at the University of Missouri-Delta Center Lee Farm (36[degrees]N, 89[degrees]W) in Pemiscot County, Missouri in 1999 and 2000.
At the time, Pemiscot County was still using paper ballots.
* Board member of the (now defunct) Pemiscot County Chamber.
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The firm represented the father and minor daughter of David Ham, a pretrial detainee in Pemiscot County who was in custody for several days in 2015 due to drug charges.
A Missouri Supreme Court ruling on May 22 clarified an anti-sandbagging rule for attorneys, and in effect, upheld a jury award of $19 million to the widow of a motorist killed in a collision with a train.<br />In its decision, the court provided details on what a party must do under the rule of civil procedure 69.025 to preserve its right to seek post-trial relief on the basis of juror nondisclosure.<br />The matter began in October 2012, when lumber-mill owner Scott Spence, 53, was killed by a BNSF train that hit his pickup truck at a railroad crossing in Pemiscot County.<br />His widow, Sherry Spence, sued the railroad the following year.