Afternoon update: Marion VA Hospital to resume inpatient surgeries

Good Afternoon! Here is a look at just some of the stories we are working on for Heartland News and

Police are investigating an early morning homicide in Mounds. Holly Brantley has been in Mounds all day, and talks to the family of the victim.

Homelessness is a growing concern in the Heartland. Crystal Britt talks with someone that is homeless and about their daily struggles. She also talks with a Gordonville pastor and his wife that operate a shelter out of their church.

Missouri is 1 of 11 states taking part in a regional earthquake preparedness drill later this month. The "Great Central U.S. Shakeout" exercise is planned April 28 at 10:15 a.m.

Bob Reeves says the sun and nice temps will continue tomorrow, but you might need your umbrella on Friday.

Julia Bruck gets local reaction in Marion where the Marion VA Medical Center will start performing inpatient surgeries. The facility stopped performing inpatient surgeries in 2007.

Todd Richards has the latest from the spring basketball college signings and Southeast Missouri State Universities announcement tomorrow of their new women's basketball coach.

Have a great evening!

James Long
Web Producer