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Afternoon update: Old theater to be renovated in Cape

It was announced today that the Esquire Theater on Broadway will reopen. It was announced today that the Esquire Theater on Broadway will reopen.
The Obion County Sheriff's Department makes a huge pot bust. The Obion County Sheriff's Department makes a huge pot bust.

Hello, here are just some of the stories we are working on for tonight's Heartland News and kfvs12.com ...

Weather

Bob Reeves says keep that umbrella handy tonight,  scattered showers will continue through tomorrow morning.

Playoff baseball

Chad Fryman will be live in St. Louis on squirrel patrol for the home opener of the NLDS vs. the Brewers.

Top Stories

There are three big stories we are following today in the Heartland.

  •  At an announcement made this morning, the old Esquire Theater on Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau will be fully renovated.
  • The Scott County Sheriff's Department served eviction papers this morning to Commander Premier Aircraft Corporation.
  • The Obion County Sheriff's Department busted possibly the biggest marijuana growing operation in state history.

Headlines

Crystal Britt talked to students and local Jackson businesses that are rallying around a young soccer player that has cancer.

There was a public hearing hosted by a state legislative committee in Murphysboro on Wednesday discussing the possible closing a youth detention center. Julia Bruck will have the latest at 5 from today's meeting.

And, officials in Chester are scheduled to have a meeting around 4 p.m. to discuss the situation surrounding the possible closure of the mental health center there.

Five Southern Ill. businesses have failed alcohol compliance checks. ISP completed "Back to School" underage compliance check at 20 businesses in Massac and Union Counties in Sept.

We've shared Judy Settle's journey as she's battled breast cancer in our Buddy Check12 reports.  She is now finished with treatment and ready to move on to the next chapter in her life.

Does it Work?

Want to golf but don't have your shoes on-hand? Slip Insta Golf Shoes over your tennis shoes, but Lauren Keith asks Does it Work?

Sports

And, Todd Richards will have scores from district baseball at Notre Dame in Cape, as well as St. Louis Cardinal scores and highlights with hopefully a win!

Have a great evening,

James Long
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