Good afternoon. The Fredericktown community gets hit by another hard blow after a high school teacher was killed yesterday in a motorcycle crash. Holly Brantley visited the school to see how the community is handling the news just days after the middle school was completely destroyed by a fire.
We're also talking taxes and tea today on Heartland News. It's April 15, tax deadline day and thousands of demonstrators are participating in local tea party rallies across the country. Carly O'Keefe was at a rally in Marion, Illinois today. Tyler Profilet will be at another tea party rally in Poplar Bluff, Missouri tonight at 6.
Officers are looking for whoever stole three mowers, a trailer and a diesel truck from an agri-business story in Goreville, Illinois early yesterday morning.
A store open for nearly 50 years in Malden, Missouri was broken into for the first time overnight. Someone took coins and cash.
The Missouri House has passed a measure allowing mothers to use deadly force if their unborn children are threatened. Crystal Britt will have reaction from local folks tonight on Heartland News at 10.
Prom season is here and local law enforcement want to remind all students just how dangerous drinking and driving can be. Students at Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau got an eye-opening lesson of what could happen if you choose to drink and drive.