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Family fights cancer with help from community, annual horseshoe tournament

Ashley Maddock and her family are determined to battle her cancer; and the community is joining the fight. Ashley Maddock and her family are determined to battle her cancer; and the community is joining the fight.
The Gibson County Sheriff has confirmed that 25-year-old Thomas Davidson, of White County, IL, has been charged with murder after authorities located a body near Crossville on Saturday night. The Gibson County Sheriff has confirmed that 25-year-old Thomas Davidson, of White County, IL, has been charged with murder after authorities located a body near Crossville on Saturday night.
Mo. State Highway Patrol says a Harrisburg man died Saturday on the Current River after he fell off his raft when it hit a tree branch. Mo. State Highway Patrol says a Harrisburg man died Saturday on the Current River after he fell off his raft when it hit a tree branch.

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Ashley Maddock was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in July. She and her family are determined to battle the cancer, and the community is joining the fight. Kadee Brosseau talked to them today; you can click here for the story. Don't forget to watch Heartland News at 9 and 10 if you missed the story earlier.

Todd Tumminia was in Jackson today for the State Horseshoe Tournament. Organizers say the annual event brings about 3,000 people to the area. Tune into Heartland News at 9 and 10 for more.

One person is dead after a two-car crash Sunday afternoon. According to Corporal Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the two cars hit head-on. He said the road is closed at the s-curve on Hwy. 25 near Holcomb. You can click here for detour information from Clarkton Fire and Rescue.

A man has been charged with murder after a body was found near Crossville, Ill. The Gibson County Sheriff confirmed that 25-year-old Thomas Davidson was charged with murder after authorities found a body near Crosville on Saturday night. You can click here for more.

A Perryville man was killed in an accident Saturday afternoon while hooking up a tractor trailer, according to Perry County Coroner Herb Miller.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Harrisburg man drowned Saturday on the Current River after he was knocked off his raft by a tree branch.

Two people have been killed after a single-engine plane crashed at a small airport near downtown Kansas City. Fire spokesman James Garrett says the single-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off this afternoon.

Illinois gun owner who fail to report the theft or loss of a weapon will face tougher restrictions under a new law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn today. The law beefs up background checks and requires firearm thefts or losses to be reported within 72 hours.

Just outside the Heartland, three students are in a Memphis hospital after a basketball try-out Monday. At first, one boy's parents thought he was sore and would heal the next day. That was not the case. Doctors diagnosed him with rhabdomyolysis, which is the breakdown of muscle fibers into the bloodstream, typically causing kidney damage. You can click here to read more.

Amber Ruch
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aruch@kfvs12.com
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