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Afternoon update: Ky. inmate walks away from jail

Police are looking for this escapee from a Ky. Jail this morning. (Source: KSP) Police are looking for this escapee from a Ky. Jail this morning. (Source: KSP)
The SEMO Homecoming Parade was held in front of hundreds this morning in Cape. The SEMO Homecoming Parade was held in front of hundreds this morning in Cape.

Good Saturday afternoon to you. Here is just some of what we are working on for tonight's Heartland News at 6, 9 & 10...

Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate after he escaped the Fulton County Detention Center. They say It happened shortly before 5:30 this morning in Hickman.

State probation and parole officers will be making announced and unannounced visits with sex offenders to make sure they are complying with restrictions during Halloween and fall events in Tennessee such as haunted houses and corn mazes.

A Dexter man was put behind bars on an arrest warrant for possession of child porn.

Arnold Wyrick reports that there was great support and turnout to the "This Able Veteran" fundraiser today in Carbondale. The organization provides service dogs to veterans living with injuries from military service.

The Bald Knob Cross of Peace held their 4th Annual "Cross Walk" today in Alto Pass, Illinois. Participants enjoyed the color of the autumn leaves.

The 3rd Annual Tour de Shawnee bike ride was held today in Alexander County, Ill. Over 300 bicyclist rode and all money raised goes back into the county for scholarships and tourism events.

The SEMO Homecoming Parade was held in Cape Girardeau this morning. If you missed it, you can watch our webcast here!

Chad Fryman was at the Southeast vs. Austin Peay Homecoming game and will have highlights from today's win.

Laura Wibbenmeyer says there is a slight chance for showers tomorrow otherwise it will be partly sunny and in the 70s.

Have a great evening,

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