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Bug expert says to start now to get rid of bugs and pest due to rain
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - As the rain continues, bugs are trying to find a new place hide out. When it comes to ants, that new hiding place may be inside your home. Bug Zero owner Chris Horrell showed ants can get inside your home when it rains.
Two teens killed in 2-vehicle crash; ISP investigating
ALEXANDER COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Illinois State Police (ISP) are investigating a two-vehicle crash where two teens were killed and two adults were injured. The crash was reported at 3:41 p.m. on Grapevine Trail Rd. near County Line Rd. in Alexander County on Sunday, April 14.
SEMO men’s basketball assistant coach let go from program
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Southeast Missouri State University had another depature from their program, this time a coach. Nick Lagroone has been let go by the program. Lagroone was hired on as an assistant coach in July 2016.
I-57 semi crash reduces traffic to 1 lane in Franklin Co., IL
BENTON, IL (KFVS) - Traffic is down to one lane after a semi truck crash in Franklin County, Illinois on Wednesday, April 17. It happened at the 78 mile marker according to Emergency Management. State Police are at the scene. The crash happened in the median.
Cape Girardeau Fire Station 1 to hold vaccination clinic
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - You can bring your furry family members to a vaccination clinic on April 27. The Doctors’ Park Animal Hospital is sponsoring the event according to workers with the hospital.
Thursday baseball game at SEMO postponed until 11 am Friday
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – Due to inclement weather in the Cape Girardeau, Mo. area, tonight's scheduled baseball game between Tennessee Tech and Southeast Missouri has been postponed until Friday, Apr. 19 at 11 a.m. CT. at Capaha Field.
CHS girls track Team finishes strong second at Red Bud; 6th at Old Settlement meet
The Chester girls track and field team finished sixth at the nine-team Old Settlement Invitational Meet at Ste. Genevieve April 1, but roared back to be the runner-up at the Red Bud meet on April 2.
Nesby hosts second annual basketball camp
MT VERNON-- Former NBA Player and Cairo native Tyrone Nesby returned to the area this week to host his second annual Elite Development Basketball Camp. Kids ranging from kindergarten to eighth grade are spending the week learning the game of basketball, picking up tips from the former pro.
Heartland inmates pack meals for hungry kids in other countries
MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Inmates from a Heartland prison were competing with each other to see how many meals they could pack for hungry kids in third-world countries. The Southeast Correctional Center is the first prison in Missouri to host a Feed My Starving Children event.
Offense leads Golden Eagles to doubleheader sweep over Redhawks
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Another spectacular day with the bats propelled the Tennessee Tech baseball team to a pair of victories Friday, as the Golden Eagles swept a doubleheader with Southeast Missouri at Capaha Filed, winning by scores of 9-3 and 13-8. Game one started with a pair of strong pitching
Head-on crash Sunday in Alexander County leaves 2 teenagers dead
Two teenagers died and two others were injured in a head-on collision on Sunday in Alexander County. The Illinois State Police reported that a 16-year-old driver traveling westbound on Grapevine Trail lost control of her vehicle, crossed into the eastbound lane, and struck another vehicle.
Funerals set for 2 high school girls in fatal wreck; school braces for emotional return from spring break
The halls at Egyptian High School in Tamms, Illinois, are quiet this week as faculty, staff and students observe their spring break. But when the school reopens April 23, reality will set in. Students will realize two of their classmates aren't returning from spring break.
New plant-based restaurant to open in Cape
Several years ago, when Laura Schumpert transitioned to a plant-based diet, she noticed several consequences. "I felt great. You start feeling different; start feeling better," she said. "But you lose any way of eating out at all. You just lose that option."
Dexter Elks name students of the year
The Dexter Elks Lodge named its 2019 male and female student of the year. Throughout the school year the Dexter Elks have named a male and female student of the month from a different school in Stoddard County each month. The students of the month gathered at the Dexter Elks Lodge for a banquet Tues
Southeast Missouri State University celebrating opening of International Village with ribbon-cutting ceremony
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Southeast Missouri State University has opened a new building dedicated to supporting the university’s international student population. The International Village is located at 1025 N. Sprigg Street.
New scholarship established for students of Perry County
With the school year drawing to a close, many seniors are working on submitting applications for colleges and scholarships. Perry County students who are planning to head into the field of agriculture or are veterans will have one more scholarship opportunity this year if they go to Southeast Missou
Brewer to sing at Southeast, SIU
Area residents will have two opportunities to hear Christine Brewer at upcoming performances which are scheduled in Cape Girardeau and Carbondale. A collaboration between three programs and multiple independent soloists is set to unveil a historic musical performance.
Cape man pleads guilty to Wayne County murder
STEELVILLE, Mo. -- A Cape Girardeau man pre-empted his upcoming murder trial by pleading guilty Monday to a lesser charge in connection with the 2015 shooting death of a man. Having earlier been granted a change of venue from Wayne County, Michael D. Burkman pleaded guilty to felony second-degree mu
All Illinois metro areas saw population shrink in 2018
New Census data reveal that for the first time on record, all 10 metro areas based primarily in Illinois experienced population decline. Illinoisans received their 5th consecutive year of bad news at the end of 2018, with U.S. Census Bureau data showing the state suffered a record fifth year of wors
Woman finds old photo in frame at Goodwill in Cape Girardeau
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - If you do a lot of thrifting, sometimes you can pick up an item that can be worth more than you think. Crystal Banks said she found a unique picture frame while shopping at Goodwill but, when she got it home, and opened it up something very personal was inside.