Afternoon update: Car drives into a Pizza Hut

Car drives into Pizza Hut
Car drives into Pizza Hut

Good afternoon! We hope you are staying dry! Here are some of the stories we are working on for Heartland News and

There is talk between town leaders in Miner of outsourcing the city fire and police dispatch to Scott County dispatch. Christy Millweard talks to some of the dispatchers in Miner on Heartland News at five with their reaction to the talks.

A car drove into a Pizza Hut in Cape Girardeau just before it opened for business late this morning.

Bob Reeves says there is more rain in the forecast for this weekend and some possible thunderstorms. Bob will have the full StormTeam forecast on Heartland News.

In sports, Todd Richards will have highlights from the S.I.U. matchup with Missouri State today.  Also, Todd will have even more Heartland Hoops action tonight with all of the Heartland district matchups, scores and highlights.

The latest national unemployment numbers are in and the economy has added a net 192,000 jobs.  We talked to the Vice President of Mo. Workforce solutions today and he says Cape Girardeau has a lot of jobs to offer prospective employees. More on Heartland News at six.

In Illinois an assistance program might be facing budget cuts.  Julia Bruck talks with a representative from a community action agency that provides loans to small businesses.

The Old Town Cape Board of Directors opposes smoking ban and supports the upcoming waste water project on the ballot. Crystal Britt will have reaction tonight on Heartland News at six.

Have a great evening and thank you for watching Heartland News and viewing

James Long
Web Producer