Afternoon update: Carmi man dies in plane crash

The Washington Co. Sheriff's Dept. in IL is looking for this burglary suspect.
The Washington Co. Sheriff's Dept. in IL is looking for this burglary suspect.
Holly Brantley talks with a 27-year employee of General Sign in Cape Girardeau about the company shutting down.
Holly Brantley talks with a 27-year employee of General Sign in Cape Girardeau about the company shutting down.

Good Monday afternoon to you!  On the heels of the Cape Air Festival, a prominent Carmi man died in a plane crash last night at the Carmi Municipal Airport.  Julia Bruck talks with the man's brother.

The Washington County Sheriff's Department in Illinois wants your help in finding a burglary suspect after a gas station in New Minden was broken into early this morning.

After decades on the job, some local workers have to start over after the Cape Girardeau business they worked for shuts down.  Holly Brantley talks with a 27-year employee of General Sign about the closing.

It's hot!  Tyler Profilet talks with the folks with the Poplar Bluff Meals on Wheels program about how and why they're checking on the elderly in the area.

Even though that heat can be dangerous, it's great for fruit growers.  Arnold Wyrick tells us why the heat may help the peach crop in southern Illinois.

The Southeast Board of Regent's will meet tomorrow to make a decision on the FY2011 operating budget for Southeast Missouri State University.

It's Lightning Safety Awareness Week.  Lightning is responsible for 40 deaths in an average year.  Learn how you can stay safe.

To end on a high note, well, low note actually...Lots of people try to break Guinness Book of World Records, but have you ever met someone who's actually done it?  Lauren Keith introduces us to Roger Menees of Anna who is now the record holder for the "lowest note recorded by a human voice."

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Have a great day!