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Afternoon update: Police out searching for signs of missing mom

Search crews are back out searching the area today for signs of a missing Ste. Genevieve mother. Search crews are back out searching the area today for signs of a missing Ste. Genevieve mother.
A Kennett sheltered workshop is looking for a home after a February fire. A Kennett sheltered workshop is looking for a home after a February fire.

Good afternoon! Search crews are back out searching the area today for signs of Jacque Waller. Crystal Britt is in Farmington where a prayer vigil will be held by former classmates at 6:30 p.m.

We talked to two farmers and a Mississippi County commissioner who took a tour of the flooded Birds Point - New Madrid Floodway. They have a lot of questions for the Corps of Engineers about when the levee will be fixed and how will they help clean up the mess.

The Corps is holding a 4 p.m. press conference today at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport. Holly Brantley will get official reaction after the Corps toured the floodway today.

In Pulaski County, a sheriff's deputy is charged with 20 felony counts  after being accused of giving weapons to her husband who is a convicted felon.

A former Texas truck driver has been sentenced to two years of probation for causing a vehicle pileup that killed a Perryville man and Festus woman on Interstate 55 in Missouri last year.

A Kennett sheltered workshop is looking for a home after a February fire. Employees are still working but they have no permanent home.

Bob Reeves says a few isolated (but strong) thunderstorms could pop up by late afternoon or evening.

A solar flare erupted from the sun in an impressive display captured by NASA cameras, but scientists say the medium-sized event will have a minimal impact, if any, on Earth.

Carly O'Keefe says a Heartland college is now going to offer online classes.

The annual Superman Celebration kicks off today in Metropolis! About 30,000 people are expected to attend.

In sports, Todd Richards will be covering basketball shootouts in Dexter where the state champion Sikeston Bulldogs are taking on Dyer Co. Tenn. and a former Cape Central coach.

Have a great evening!

James Long
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