The Heartland gives thanks, prepares for Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving to you! I hope you get to enjoy this holiday with family and friends! We at KFVS are thankful for you!

In tough economic times, in one of the poorest counties in the state, it can be difficult to be thankful this holiday. But a group in Caruthersville wants to make sure everyone there has a reason to say thanks. Christy Millweard has this story tonight at 6.

Hundreds filed in to be a part of Herrin's Civic Center's Thanksgiving feast today. Allison Twaits gives us a slice of the atmosphere from there tonight on Heartland News at 6.

Officials are encouraging families to use Thanksgiving gatherings to discuss family health histories.

Kentucky State Police are investigating an attempted murder after a shots fire call yesterday in Kuttawa, Ky.

An Arkansas resident was injured after a crash in Dunklin County, Mo. when the vehicle struck a horse in the road, then crashed into a house.

Some Kentucky companies are already planning to try to adapt their businesses if the growing of industrial hemp is legalized.

The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade kicked off in New York today, putting a festive mood in the air in a city still coping with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Check out this slideshow of the parade!

All this week we've asked you what you're thankful for this Thanksgiving. See this slideshow of your responses.

I know many of you are looking through Black Friday ads as you gobble your turkey today. Don't forget that Heartland News is your Black Friday Headquarters. We have all the major retailer store ads linked in one easy location, Deals of the Day, survival tips, what NOT to buy, myths, apps to help you map your plan, and small business deals!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Christy Hendricks
Digital Content Director
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS