Commanding officer of Missouri Highway Patrol Troop E Captain Jeffrey Vitale has announced a boater safety certification course that will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Saturday, May 14, at the Troop E Service Center in Sikeston. There is no fee for this course, but you are required to pre-register online. You are encouraged to bring a snack or sack lunch to the training. For more information or to register for the course, visit www.mshp.dps.mo.gov. A Boat Safety Education and Certification link can be found on the left side of the Patrol’s home page under “Training.” Participants who successfully pass the course will be eligible to order a boater safety certification card for $15. For more information call Corporal Richie Ayers at 573-840-9500.