The city of Metropolis requests residents place any trash in front of their home or driveway.
New Madrid County, MO
The gloves might be too big for Lila Vancil's hands, but don't tell her she's too small to help out.
West Frankfort, IL
Winter Storm '09 has added another building to it's long list of casualties from all of the snow and ice. This time it's the West Frankfort Head Start administrative building.
Some small towns like Wyatt still have no power a week after the winter storm hit.
Graves County, KY
Nearly one week after one of the worst winter storms in history and some 50,000 residents in western Kentucky are still without power.
nounced a restoration schedule for the remaining 16,000 UE customers without power.
Friday the ice started to melt, giving Cairo homeowners a chance to assess the damage done by the winter storm, and help neighbors dig out from under several inches of ice.
Bloomfield is providing transportation for those needing assistance to get to a nearby shelter. A local chainsaw association is offering tree cutting help.
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety gives an update on the outage situation in town.
An update from Murray State University, as of now all university resident halls reopened.
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety warns of carbon monoxide poisioning while using generators.
Friday folks in Portageville were able to shop for groceries, but by lantern.
East Prairie, Missouri
Still no power for people in East Prairie in Mississippi County. The town also doesn't have water. People are doing what they can to survive.
Paducah Mayor Bill Paxton declared a civil emergency and curfew for the city.
Regions Bank has announced that many of its branches in the Paducah area will be closed Friday and through the weekend due to power outages and lack of telephone connectivity.
In the wake of the winter storm, getting gas isn't as easy as pulling in and filling up in some areas.
While thousands of people remain in the dark this morning, there is progress being made in restoring power to many areas.
The winter storm created quite a mess, especially Wednesday. Here's a look at what some of the Heartland News reporters found.
Many people across the Heartland are snapping up heating supplies from across the Heartland. Many supply stores are out of heating supplies, but some are expecting shipments.
The City of Paducah welcomes the help of the tree contractors who want to provide services to the city's residents.
New Madrid, MO
The Humane Society of Missouri sent a disaster response team to the Bootheel to help animals and their owners during the ice storm.
Trash collection will begin on a limited basis in the City of Paducah on Monday, February 2.
The Marion/Crittenden County Emergency Operations (EOC) in Marion, KY, advises its citizens to expect long delays in power outages, water outages, and fuel shortages.
Folks in Kennett wait impatiently for any news of when the power will come back in their city.
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety announced important information for Sikeston residents.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources offers advice to keep drinking water safe.
Gov. Jay Nixon today asked President Barack Obama to approve his request for an Expedited Major Disaster Declaration for the state of Missouri as a result of the severe Jan. 26-27 winter storm.
The city of Sikeston announces a curfew of 10pm. Find out which food, gas sources are open in town.
Here are some safety tips on how to run a generator.
Gov. Jay Nixon today mobilized the Missouri National Guard to help residents of southern and southeast Missouri recover after a winter storm caused widespread damage and power outages.
Dalton Joseph James Murray had an easy journey into the world in western Kentucky, but his trip to the hospital in the middle of an ice storm was something else.
Heartland News Stoddard County, MO (KFVS) -- The Missouri Highway Patrol had to deal with a very tricky situation early Wednesday morning. Troopers say a tractor trailer got stuck in several power lines
Scott City police are investigating a train derailment that happened late Tuesday night.
The Sikeston Department of Public Safety urges residents to be prepared for possible power outages.
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