Kavanaugh accuser will testify next week, attorney says

On Saturday, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee staff she 'accepts' the request to speak to the panel next week about the alleged incident.
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 Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Sikeston, MO
School threat under investigation in Carter Co., MO

Man apprehended in Madison Co. on sodomy, child molestation charges

A man is wanted in Madison Co. on sodomy and child molestation charges.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Soldier returns from Florence relief, finds house ransacked
National Guardsman Luis Ocampo was working in New Bern for 10 days, assisting with Hurricane Florence relief, where he only got a few hours of sleep per night.
Board decides future of Girl Scout camps in Wayne County
The Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland board of directors discussed the future of two camps Friday located in Wayne County Missouri.
Water restored in Delta, MO
There is no water in Delta, Missouri on Friday due to an issue that will be checked on Saturday.

Man gets 20 years for leading police on I-24 chase

Lampley pleaded guilty in McCracken County Circuit Court and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. The judge accepted a negotiated plea deal.

  Woman dies after being hit by vehicle in Sikeston, MO

The pedestrian was taken to an area hospital with injuries.
2 arrested for burglary after vehicles broken into in Pinckneyville, IL
Carbondale, IL man sentenced for arson
Piedmont man charged in overnight shooting in Wayne Co.

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Woman has 20-pound cyst removed from abdomen

The giant cyst stretched from Ashley Walden’s liver to her bladder.

  Prison guards find $18 million worth of cocaine inside boxes of donated bananas

Authorities have also found drugs hidden in car batteries, tires and iced tea cans.

SPORTS

SEMO Redhawks fall to EKU Colonels 23-14

UT-Martin gets first win with 37-7 victory over Austin Peay

O’Neill walks it off in 10

Heartland Football Friday Week 6 final scores

Cardinals fall to Braves

The Cardinal fell to the Braves 7 to 3 in Atlanta Wednesday afternoon.

COMMUNITY

  New Southeast campus prescription drug drop off box
Child Passenger Safety Seat Day is Saturday in Mayfield, KY
Crash blocks highway in Perry Co., MO
Kennett police remind citizens to be safe during parade

HEALTH

Child Passenger Safety Seat Day is Saturday in Mayfield, KY
104 cases of Hepatitis A reported in Butler County
Canadian marijuana imports OK’d by US for California study
Opioid addiction treatment clinic to open in Cape Girardeau, MO