Afternoon update: July 4th weekend - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Afternoon update: July 4th weekend

License plates made into the shape of a flag by a homeowner in Cape. License plates made into the shape of a flag by a homeowner in Cape.
Lake Wappapello is open for business with no restrictions. Lake Wappapello is open for business with no restrictions.

Good afternoon. I hope you are enjoying your holiday weekend. Here are some stories we are working on for kfvs12.com and Heartland News...

Need something to do this weekend and out of ideas? Check out our 'Fourth of July Events' page!

We went over to Arena Park in Cape where fun and games at the 4th of July Celebration sponsored by the USA Veterans is happening all weekend!

We talked to a Cape Girardeau home owner who has a rather patriotic yard decoration up this weekend!

Hospital officials tell us whether or not any major injuries have been seen involving fireworks.

There are no limitations for visitors to Lake Wappapello for this 4th of July weekend.

Arnold Wyrick went out on Lake Kinkaid and asked law enforcement how they are cracking down on those who choose to drink and drive in boats on the water this weekend.

A former Carbondale cop has been convicted of bank robbery.

State and federal emergency-management agencies plan to re-open a temporary center in Metropolis where victims of severe storms and flooding can meet with disaster-recovery specialists.

IL Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill barring the public from knowing who holds a (FOID)  firearm owner identification card.

Have a great evening!

James Long
KFVS12 Web Producer
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