New Southeast campus prescription drug drop off box

A new prescription drug drop off box has added to Southeast Missouri State’s campus. It’s the first drop off box on campus and can be found inside the Department of Public Safety building.

  Nearly $4M in grant money to build 2 new airport hangars in Carbondale

Nearly $4 million in grant money was awarded to the Southern Illinois Airport Authority to build two new hangars in Carbondale, Illinois.

Child Passenger Safety Seat Day is Saturday in Mayfield, KY

To kick off the safety seat week, on Saturday, Sept. 22 the Mayfield Police and Fire Departments are hosting a Child Passenger Safety Seat Day event.

Crash blocks highway in Perry Co., MO

A crash in Perry County, Missouri is blocking Highway 61 South at Highway P.

Kennett police remind citizens to be safe during parade

Kennett police encourage safety during parade

Fort Campbell to host annual Retiree Appreciation Day

Retiree Appreciation Day is back at the Soldier Support Center in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Herrin Doughboy Committee to restore copper statue

The Herrin Doughboy Committee finalized its plan to restore the copper statue known as the "Spirit of the American Doughboy"

10-year-old raising money to build all-inclusive park in Perryville

For a 10-year-old in Perryville the idea of an all-inclusive playground started as something he wanted to see at his school, but once people heard about what he was doing they wanted the entire community to benefit.

New Cape Girardeau Co. Courthouse to be built

The new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse is expected to be finished in March 2020.

Perryville H.S. band takes first at Farmington Invitational

The Perryville High School Marching Buccaneers took first place in Class 3A at the 21st Annual Farmington Marching Invitational band competition on September 15.

Paducah Economic Development names interim president

Paducah Economic Development has named Glen Anderson as the interim President/CEO.

New Washington County, IL Hospital president named

Monsma’s first day was September 17.

Constitution Day celebrated, heroes recognized at Alma Schrader Elementary

Alma Shrader school recognized Constitution Day and heroes in the community

New traffic Signals installed at busy Harrisburg, IL intersection

New traffic signals at the intersection of Route 13 and Old Illinois 13 will go active Thursday, Sept. 27.

Watch out for farm equipment this busy harvest season

Farmers and law enforcement want you to watch out for farm equipment this harvest season

Church safety workshop to be held in Williamson Co., IL

The workshop will be held at the Pittsburg Freewill Baptist Church.

Construction started on skate park in Cape Girardeau

Construction on Skate Cape! a new skate park in Cape Girardeau began on Sept. 19.

ALDI to offer online grocery delivery

ALDI announced a partnership that will bring online grocery delivery to stores across the nation.

No, Lambert’s Cafe isn’t closing

Lambert’s Cafe debunked a rumor going around that they were closing.

Superintendent of Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic schools retires

Diocesan Superintendent of Catholic Schools Leon Witt submitted his intention to retire on Sept. 13, 2018.

3 KY schools named among “America’s Healthiest Schools”

KY schools are among hundreds of others making school healthier for students

  Student brings furniture back to life at campus library

A Southeast Missouri State University student is gathering old furniture from Kent Library and restoring it.

Levee breached during 2016 flood could be rebuilt in Alexander Co., IL

A provision in a water infrastructure bill on Capitol Hill could help rebuild the Len Small Levee in Alexander County, Illinois.

Suit Up event prepares SEMO students for job interviews

JCPenney and the Career Service Center at Southeast Missouri State University are hosting a private Suit Up event for hundreds of college students to help them prepare for job interviews.

Ameren IL reminds farmers to be aware of hazards during Farm Safety Week

Ameren IL encourages farmer safety

Wrong balance printed on some City of Cape Girardeau utility bills

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.

Woman honored for volunteering hundreds of hours at Poplar Bluff, MO library

Poplar Bluff Municipal Library celebrates a woman who has volunteered more than 500 hours of her time at the library.

Jackson Schools focus on student social and emotional needs with Hero Packs

The Jackson R-2 School District is working on ensuring the social, emotional and educational needs with a new Hero Pack.

Oil spill forces lane closure on interstate in Marshall Co., KY

An oil spill restricts a portion of Interstate 69 to one lane in Marshall County, Kentucky.

Pepsi MidAmerica plant expanding in Marion, IL

Details on the company’s ongoing expansion plans will be revealed by State Sen. Fowler and Pepsi MidAmerica representatives around 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

Many walk Cape Girardeau streets for substance use disorder recovery awareness

More than a hundred gathered in Downtown Cape Girardeau, Missouri on Saturday morning and walked down Broadway to Capaha Park.

Eagle Scout Project puts ‘little libraries’ in 3 Paducah parks

A little library has been added to three Paducah parks as part of an Eagle Scout Project.

Drainage improvement project begins in Cape Girardeau, partial road closure

Crews began drainage improvements Friday, Sept. 14 in the Leroy Dr., Janet Dr., and Margaret Dr. area.

Anheuser-Busch sending more than 300,000 cans of water to those affected by Hurricane Florence

Water coming to affected communities from the hurricane from Anheuser-Busch

SEMO Tactical Rescue team prepared to help with Hurricane Florence

If the call comes, Brad Dillow with Southeast Missouri's Homeland Security Response Team, says they have everything packed and ready to go.

Cape Girardeau Fire Chief set to retire

Cape Girardeau’s longtime fire chief is retiring.

Fire hydrants in Cairo, IL to be tested and flushed

Illinois American Water is beginning its annual maintenance program, which includes testing and flushing fire hydrants.

Prom dresses heading to the Philippines

Seeds of Dignity Ministries is sending prom dresses to a children’s orthopedic hospital in the Philippines for girls to wear to a special event.

SEMO Electric crews prepare to help with Hurricane Florence

SEMO Electric crews prepare to help with Hurricane Florence

Humane Society of MO standing by to help animals affected by Hurricane Florence

Disaster response team on standby to rescue animals in Hurricane Florence.

Public invited to MDC’s chronic wasting disease informational meeting

Missouri Department of Conservation presents meeting on CWD