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Man tries to pick cucumber, picks up python snake instead!

A Caruthersville man found this python in his garden. A Caruthersville man found this python in his garden.
Tameca M. Bryant, 23, faces domestic assault, armed criminal action, and endangering the welfare of a child charges. Tameca M. Bryant, 23, faces domestic assault, armed criminal action, and endangering the welfare of a child charges.
A video of a fight in Butler County that was posted on Facebook is going viral. A video of a fight in Butler County that was posted on Facebook is going viral.
A pop up storm downed several trees in Jackson. A pop up storm downed several trees in Jackson.

Talk about a shock! A man who went to his garden in Caruthersville today to pick cucumbers picked up quite a surprise when he found a python snake! Christy Millweard talked to the man who found the snake. And the story gets more interesting. Find out what other types of reptiles police found in a nearby home tonight on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

A 2-year-old Senath boy is in the hospital and his mother faces several charges after police say she admitted to hitting him with a cast iron skillet.

For the second time in as many days, a video of a fight on Facebook is going viral. The video shows two teens in a knockdown fight in a parking lot as a group of people cheer them on.

Pop up storms downed trees and caused dozens of power outages in Jackson this afternoon.

Firefighters battled a fire at an apartment in Cape Girardeau.

The Cape Girardeau Police Department is looking for two men suspected of using a stolen credit card.

The McCracken County Sheriff's Department is asking for help finding a fugitive wanted for first degree bail jumping.

The Circuit City distribution center in Marion was sold, but the buyer is a secret.

Missouri's Director of Agriculture was in Marble Hill today to talk about the possibility of opening up federal lands for grazing because of the lack of hay.

Accused cattle rustler Ron Shepard spent at least the last two months down in Mexico as federal, state, and local authorities worked to track him down. That's according to Don Slazinik, the U.S. Marshal for Illinois' southern district. Slazinik came down to Benton today to talk about Shepard's Tuesday arrest.

Cape Girardeau Public Schools will host a clothing drive to help families prepare for the new school year and the new dress code.

It's perhaps the most difficult time of year for people who struggle to put food on the table. Many local food pantries are reporting a spike in the number of families they serve. The Pocahontas 4-H Club saw the need. The 4-H kids just kicked off a food drive that runs through the end of the month in Jackson.

Have a spectacular evening!

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