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Afternoon update: Man pleads guilty to murders in W. Frankfort

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Schallert pleaded guilty today to two murders in W. Frankfort. Schallert pleaded guilty today to two murders in W. Frankfort.

Good afternoon.

Michael Schallert's attorney announced Friday that Schallert pleaded guilty to two counts of murder that happened in 2009.

A public prayer vigil for Breeann Rodriguez is set for 5 p.m. Friday at the Senath City Park. 

Governor Jay Nixon has ordered that flags at all state government buildings in Pemiscot County be flown at half-staff Saturday.

Kelly High School hasn't fielded a football team since 1957. But that's all about to change

Three men convicted of killing three  8-year-old Cub Scouts and dumping their bodies in an Arkansas ditch changed their pleas Friday, resolving a years long effort to win their freedom.

Union County officials broke ground today on new $10.5 million dollar courthouse.

A retired Murray State University professor who made a slavery reference while commenting on the tardiness of 2 black students has been rehired to teach online courses.

Crystal Britt reports from Southeast Mo. State where security has been beefed up on campus with extra staff and cameras.

Bob Reeves says there is some light rain in the Heartland and weather will remain unsettled through the weekend with hot and humid temps.

IT'S TIME FOR HEARTLAND FOOTBALL FRIDAY! Todd Richards will have highlights and updates from games in Illinois, Missouri and Kentucky tonight!

Have a great evening,

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