Good afternoon! Here's just some of the stories you'll see tonight on Heartland News at 5 & 6:
Sad news to report. The Butler County Sheriff says crews recovered the body of missing 5-year-old Devonte Dye Monday morning at about 10 a.m. from the St. Francis River. Kadee Brosseau talked to area residents and has their reaction to the devastating news at 5:00.
There's been a deadly hit and run involving a pedestrian in Poplar Bluff. Todd Tumminia has the latest from Poplar Bluff at 5:02.
Gov. Nixon says Missouri will move ahead with two planned executions despite efforts in Europe to block an anesthetic from being used.
Bob Reeves says it will be a really nice work week weather wise! Tune into the first forecast at 5:07.
Roughly 3,500 civilian employees who were furloughed last week at a southwestern Illinois air base are back at work.
State and federal officials have developed a plan to restore natural resources damaged by mining waste. We'll have details at 6:05.
A southern Illinois congressman is defending his vote on furloughed military chaplains.
Todd Richards has Cardinals/ Pittsburgh highlights on Heartland Sports at 6:00.
Have a great evening -