Afternoon update: It's smoldering hot out there! - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Afternoon update: It's smoldering hot out there!

Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder met with veterans and staff at the Cape Girardeau Veterans Home on Monday amid budget concerns. Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder met with veterans and staff at the Cape Girardeau Veterans Home on Monday amid budget concerns.

Good Monday afternoon to you.

It's smoldering hot today!  Bob Reeves is in to tell us how high those heat index numbers got today.  We caught up with some workers out in the heat who tell us how they try to stay cool.  Julia Bruck tells us how others are taking to the pool to beat the heat.

A 26-year-old Carbondale man was killed in a crash yesterday and the driver was cited for DUI.

A Marquand man was arrested for allegedly stealing money from the Madison County Boys Baseball League.  Holly Brantley talks with concerned parents who are planning fundraisers.

Kentucky State Police arrested a Trigg County man wanted in a nearly decade old murder.

A Benton, Illinois man was injured after he was hit by a train Sunday. He was also cited for trespassing.

Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder met with veterans and staff at the Cape Girardeau Veterans Home on Monday amid budget concerns to dispel rumors that any of the state's veterans homes may be closing.

The new Cape Central football field was the target of graffiti over the weekend as someone sprayed-painted "Seniors 2011" on the field.

Cape Girardeau firefighters took to the river not once, but twice today to catch the same stranded boat.

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Josh Turner, Willie Nelson, and Finger Eleven are among the grandstand entertainment lineup for the Du Quoin State Fair that was announced today.

Stay cool out there!

Christy Hendricks
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