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Wrong balance printed on some City of Cape Girardeau utility bills
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - If you are a City of Cape Girardeau utility customer, you might want to look over your water, sewer and trash bill.According to the City of Cape Girardeau, some customers received bills starting Monday, Sept. 17 which show the wrong previous balance and total amount due.B
Opioid addiction treatment clinic to open in Cape Girardeau, MO
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A outpatient opioid treatment center will soon open in Cape Girardeau, Missouri serving the city and southeast Missouri.According to Shariff Shakir, General Manager of Restart Recovery the clinic’s first day is October 3. Patients can be seen for an intake as early as Sep
Sugarfire Opens New Cape Girardeau Location
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KMOX)- Sugarfire Smoke House continues its march down Interstate 55, as itsCape Girardeau locationopened Wednesday.
Cobden, IL man sentenced to prison for aggravated DUI
UNION COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -A Cobden, Illinois man was sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections according to Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds.Roy Scott Johnson was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of aggravated driving while under the influence, a cla
4 injured in early morning crash on Route 3 in Grand Tower, IL
GRAND TOWER, IL (KFVS) - According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, four people had to be taken to an area hospital after a crash in Grand Tower, Illinois.The crash happened on Tuesday, September 18 around 12:33 a.m.Jackson County Ambulance and Tower Rock Fire Department were called to the sc
Cape Girardeau elementary school adopts calf for nutrition education
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Blanchard Elementary in Cape Girardeau announced that they adopted a calf.Blanchard Elementary Principal Barbara Kohlfeld announced on Wednesday to the entire school over the intercom system that they have a calf for students to learn about and follow throughout the year.
Hate group shows its face through flyers on John A. Logan College campus
CARTERVILLE — Brad Cullum was shocked Tuesday morning when he got to his car at John A. Logan College.Tucked under his windshield wiper was a small white flyer with bold black lettering. “It’s ALRIGHT to be WHITE” the flyer read. Cullum looked and said he saw it wasn’t just his car, but maybe 50 to
Chicago-style pizza sports pub moving into Plaza
A new restaurant franchise known for Chicago-style pizza is moving into the former Buffalo Wild Wings location in Town Plaza, slated to open in early 2019.Rosati's Pizza Sports Pub will occupy the space, said Jason Niswonger with Thomas Rhea Pizza LLC."There are over 200 Rosati's restaurants across
Missouri Supreme Court hears appeal from man sentenced to death for killing state trooper, for a second time - Missourinet
Shockley killed Missouri State Highway Patrol Sergeant Dewayne Graham on March 20, 2005. In 2009, a jury convicted him of first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the shooting. It also convicted him of leaving the scene of an accident in November 2004.
Identity of dead body found in Union County made public
WOLF LAKE, IL. (WJPF) — The identity of a dead body found over the weekend in Union County has been revealed.Authorities say 53-year-old Jeffery Spicer was found dead Sunday morning at a home north of Wolf Lake.The death is considered to be suspicious. An autopsy was conducted yesterday, The results
Judge throws out conviction in Illinois student's death
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) - A southern Illinois judge has thrown out a murder conviction in the 2014 death of a Southern Illinois University student.A Jackson County judge vacated Gaege Bethune's first-degree murder conviction Monday in the death of 19-year-old Pravin Varughese (VAHR'-geez) of Eldorado
Missouri Highways Overrun by Billboards
“It’s one of the worst when it comes to the number or billboards. It’s a high number of billboards in Missouri, especially when you compare to miles of highways,” he says.
Death investigation underway in Union Co.
UNION CO., Ill, -- Multiple agencies are investigating a suspicious death in Wolf Lake.
Report: 21 percent of 2015 Herrin High School graduates in Illinois community colleges had to take remedial classes
In a year when 88 percent of Herrin High School seniors graduated on time, 21 percent of those who attended Illinois community colleges had to enroll in remedial courses because they weren't prepared for college-level classes, according to data from the Illinois State Board of Education for the Clas
Jackson Co., IL Medical Reserve Corps looking for volunteers
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - The Jackson County Medical Reserve Corps is looking for volunteers.They held a meeting Tuesday, September 18 at the Jackson County Health Department to try and recruit community members that may be interested in volunteering to assist with public health outreach and to respo
Student brings furniture back to life at campus library
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A Southeast Missouri State University student is gathering old furniture from Kent Library and restoring it.Peter Reckling is a senior at Southeast. His major is in historic preservation of architecture and he has been bringing historic chairs and tables back to life.Reck
Area police report Sept. 19, 1018
CAPE GIRARDEAUThe Cape Girardeau Police Department released the following items. Arrests do not imply guilt.Arrest* Mark Lincoln, 42, of Cape Girardeau was arrested on two Scott County warrants.Thefts* Burglary was reported at 301 N. Pacific St.Miscellaneous* Possession of an illegal weapon and manu
Work on splash pad, new restroom in early stages at Capaha Park
City crews work to excavate a site Monday in Capaha Park to install a splashpad, restroom facility and updated pavilion.TYLER GRAEF ~ firstname.lastname@example.orgExcavation is underway in Capaha Park as the city's plans to install a splash pad and other amenities moves forward.Cape Girardeau Parks and Re
Faulkner Center welcomes international scholars
Two international scholars will study at the Center for Faulkner Studies at Southeast Missouri State University for the 2018-2019 academic year, the university recently announced.Zhao Jing from the University of Jinan of the People's Republic of China and Rogerio Lobo Saber from the Federal Universi
Jellyfish in Missouri? Now is the best time to see them
MONROE COUNTY, Mo. — A day on the water at Mark Twain State Park could have you seeing more than fish and birds.An employee with the Missouri Department of Conservationrecently took a videoof dozens of freshwater jellyfish floating on the surface of Lake Tom Sawyer. September is the perfect time to