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Old high school up in flames - Veterans honored in Du Quoin - Vigil for missing SE Mo. woman

This old high school building went up in flames last night in southern Illinois (Source: WFIE). This old high school building went up in flames last night in southern Illinois (Source: WFIE).
Veterans were honored Sunday at the DuQuoin State Fair Veterans were honored Sunday at the DuQuoin State Fair
Friends are holding a candlelight vigil for this missing 83-year-old woman from New Madrid. Friends are holding a candlelight vigil for this missing 83-year-old woman from New Madrid.

Good afternoon-Here are just some of the stories you'll see tonight on Heartland News:

An old high school building caught fire late Saturday night in southern Illinois. Tune in at 5:00 to see the unbelievable video shot from the scene.

Veterans were honored Sunday at the DuQuoin State Fair.

Kadee Brosseau says a southeast Missouri Drive-In theater is struggling to survive. Find out why tonight on Heartland News.

State lawmakers in Tennessee are pointing to Kentucky's recent approval of hemp farming as they push for a similar measure in "The Volunteer State."

Friends of Barbara Stoffer will hold a candlelight vigil tonight for the missing New Madrid woman.

The Farmer's Almanac is predicting a "bitter cold" winter ... and "Stormy" Super Bowl! 

But hey, the St. Louis Cardinals are hot! They are going for a 4-game-sweep of the Braves today. Josh Frydman has highlights in sports at 5:25.

No snow around the Heartland today, it's downright steamy! Laura Wibbenmeyer says to expect tonight to be mainly clear and calm with lows in the upper 60s. Tune into the First Forecast at 5:02.

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell spoke with CBS' "Face the Nation" this morning and called the Travon Martin verdict "questionable."

Hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect communities in the path of the Rim Fire raging north of Yosemite National Park.

There is "very little doubt" that a chemical weapon was used by Syria against civilians, according to a U.S. official. Should the U.S. get involved? Vote now in our poll at kfvs12.com.

Sadly, a boy from Florida that was battling a brain-eating amoeba has died, according to his family.

The family of a Korean War veteran declared missing in action 63 years ago will finally get a funeral and burial with full military honors.

Do you have old computers around your home just taking up space? Here are 6 ways to repurpose that retired PC!

Have a great evening - 

James Long
Kfvs12.com Digital Content Producer
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