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Afternoon update: Eyes on the sky

Good afternoon.  Bob Reeves and John Dissauer have been keeping a close eye on the sky as the threat for potentially several weather moves into the Heartland.  Keep it tuned to Heartland News, kfvs12.com/weather, KFVS Weather Alerts on Facebook, and weather alerts through Twitter.  Let us know what the weather is like in your area.  Send video and pictures to cnews@kfvs12.com or upload them on our cNews page.  Remember to include when, where, who, and what happened.

Christy Millweard heads to Stoddard County to talk with the emergency management director about how the county is prepared if severe storms hit the county.  We've also talked with several emergency management directors in other counties about storm preps.

The principal in Clarkton was let go.  Holly Brantley headed down to talk with school officials about what happened.

The principal at Woodland School in Marble Hill accused of domestic assault is no longer with the school.

A Scott City man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for stealing truckloads of plant food.

Check out this list of local stories from our county sites.

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