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School Closings - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Breastfeeding mom asked to cover up or leave Chick-fil-ABreastfeeding mom asked to cover up or leave Chick-fil-A Posted: Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:49 AM EST2018-01-16 06:49:15 GMT Updated: Tuesday, January 16 2018 1:49 AM EST2018-01-16 06:49:15 GMT Because their baby won't nurse with a cover, the f

KFVS12 - 2018-01-16 14:58:00

SIU Cheerleaders honored at MLK Breakfast

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Carbondale honored three SIU cheerleaders at the 36th Annual MLK Breakfast. At the breakfast three sophomore cheerleaders Ariahn Hunt, Alaysia Brandy and Czarina Tinker were recognized for kneeling during the national anthem at the at

DAILYEGYPTIAN.COM - 2018-01-16 03:59:24

Photos: Remote control racing takes over Armory in Carbondale

More than a dozen people spent an enjoyable afternoon at the Armory in Carbondale racing remote cars on Saturday. Alpha RC Raceways hosts practices and races for both off-road and on-road remote control race cars. The cars are battery powered and have mechanical parts, and they are raced on a track


Sports: Weather forces tournament cancellations

At Benton and Carbondale, Monday's matchups will be played Tuesday night at the same game times. At West Frankfort, Monday's session will be made up on Saturday. Game times have yet to be announced. At Massac County, the Carbondale vs. Goreville game scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday will be played at

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-01-15 20:07:00

Looking back: February 1984 blizzard dumped more than a foot of snow on Southern Illinois

For those of us who've been around a while, today's snowfall is nothing compared to the blizzard that wreaked havoc here in 1984. Here's a look at clippings and photos of the February 1984 blizzard that walloped Southern Illinois. The "thundersnow" brought more than a foot of snow to the region that

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-01-15 20:00:00

Marion mall owners hope to dispel closing rumors

MARION -- Social media gets messages to many people as quick as anything, but they don't always turn out true. One rumor hit Facebook claiming the Illinois Centre Mall in Marion would shut its doors at the end of the month, but mall owners said you can't believe everything you read on social media.

WSIL TV - 2018-01-16 01:50:00

Celebration held to honor life of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CARBONDALE -- Hundreds gathered in Carbondale Sunday to honor the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The 19th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration, held by the Carbondale NAACP and the Martin Luther King Committee, drew people from across southern Illinois, in

WSIL TV - 2018-01-15 05:59:00

Column | Molly Parker: Southern Illinois' sins of the past hold lessons for the future

"Cairo, Illinois: A symbol of racial polarization" is what the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights named its 1972 report identifying recommendations for healing a city besieged by racism and economic stagnation. Unfortunately, sins of the past have left a long legacy of trouble here, and elsewhere. As w


Construction on Family Birth Center underway in Osage Beach

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. -- Construction on a 20,000 square foot Family Birth Center and Women's and Children's Unit is underway at Lake Regional Health Systems. "Our new area will actually have a bigger and more spacious labor and delivery area. It also will have an eight bed unit that's dedicated to wome

KYTV - 2018-01-16 00:46:00

Two arrested after multi-county chase

Two suspects were taken into custody after in a string of incidents that extended from Friday into Saturday morning, which ended in a multi-county vehicle chase on highways, through residential yards and into a field. A Moniteau County deputy's patrol vehicle was struck in the second of two pursuits


Quarry Equipment Destroyed By Vandal; Police Find Metal Bar At The Scene

SUNRISE BEACH, Mo. - Police say someone destroyed a piece of equipment owned by a local quarry that has been at the center of a heated debate in the local community. Sometime either on the evening of Friday, Jan. 5, or the morning of Saturday, Jan. 6, vandals destroyed a seismograph, with an estimat

LAKEEXPO.COM - 2018-01-15 16:48:00

Sheriff: Car thief rams deputies' car, drives across lawns, field in chase

MONITEAU COUNTY - An Eldon man is facing a slew of charges after a chase that started in Clarksburg and ended up more than 20 miles away in Jamestown, with a banged-up patrol car, a smashed out window, a TASER and pepper spray A press release from the Moniteau County Sheriff's Office reads like a hi


Camdenton Cancels School Tuesday For Winter Weather

CAMDENTON, Mo. - The Camdenton R-III school district has cancelled classes for Tuesday, Jan. 16, following Sunday and Monday's snowfall and the subsequent frigid temperatures. A few inches fell across the Lake area, but the snow has been followed by bitter cold and windy conditions that will persist

LAKEEXPO.COM - 2018-01-15 22:16:00

Clarksburg family's history comes to light

David Jungmeyer, caretaker of the Moniteau County Historical Society museum, examines a recently-donated scrapbook highlighting events in the life of Clarksburg and the McFadden family in the 1920s and 1930s. Photo by Michelle Brooks /News Tribune. The success and stories of a Clarksburg pioneer f


Sen. Cunningham discusses appropriations committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee is slated to meet for the first time this week, and 33rd District Senator Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, says the committee meets nearly every day throughout session. Sen. Cunningham details some of the items he believes will be dis

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 07:40:20

Missouri Governor Greitens Reschedules Tax Cut Tour

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A spokesman for Missouri Governor Eric Greitens (R) says the governor's tour to promote his tax plan is being rescheduled. Spokesman Parker Briden tells Missourinet that Governor Greitens is committed to rolling out his plan to cut taxes for working families. While the tour it

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-01-16 13:44:15

Hopkinton Senior Center announces upcoming events

All activities, unless otherwise noted, will take place at the Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew St. For information or to register for events: 508-497- 9730; http://hopkintonseniorcenter.com. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT THE SENIOR CENTER: Many opportunities are available; in particular, waitstaff and pre

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-16 18:26:38

Hopkinton students give back on MLK day

HOPKINTON - On a plain wall inside one of the girls restrooms at the middle school, Caitlin Graziano stenciled the words, "She believed she could so she did." Other sayings include, "Make today ridiculously amazing" and "Be the reason someone smiles today!" A group of about 25 Girl Scout cadettes sp

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:32:15

Show Your Patriots Pride: Fan Gallery 2017-18

FOXBORO, Mass. (WPRI) - How do you show your Patriots pride? With the team getting ready to play in its seventh straight AFC title game, we want to see how you'll be cheering them on. Papillon Peso proudly flies his Patriots flag at the highest peak in El Paso, Texas. Camden is ready for the upco

WPRI - 2018-01-15 21:33:19

Plane Carrying 166 Passengers Hits Truck At Logan: Patch PM

Welcome back: Missed today's headlines? Don't worry we've got you covered. Here are some share-worthy stories from the Massachusetts Patch network to talk about tonight. The flight had 166 passengers aboard. But team owner Robert Kraft is replacing it. Michael Lennon, who was expecting a baby with h

PATCH - 2018-01-16 00:13:07