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Cannabis controversy, WWII veteran send-off, tornado damage, Heartland Football Friday

Parents concerned about Perry County school bus driving through high water. Parents concerned about Perry County school bus driving through high water.
Check our Heartland Football Friday page for scores and extended highlights. Check our Heartland Football Friday page for scores and extended highlights.
Former Perryville police chief, Keith Tarrilion, is facing several charges. (file photo) Former Perryville police chief, Keith Tarrilion, is facing several charges. (file photo)
There is literally a path through the middle of the Trammell's barn in Stonefort, Ill. where the tornado traveled. There is literally a path through the middle of the Trammell's barn in Stonefort, Ill. where the tornado traveled.
Edith Rogers got to tell some WWII veterans something today that she says she's waited 70 years to say. Todd Tumminia was there to capture the moment. Edith Rogers got to tell some WWII veterans something today that she says she's waited 70 years to say. Todd Tumminia was there to capture the moment.

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There are a lot of low-lying roads in Perry County, Mo. and a lot of them flood during storms. So, for buses traveling through rain and high water, when is it time to turn around? Mollie Lair talked to concerned parents and school officials today about the situation. You can click here for more.

Crews from the National Weather Service have been out all Friday surveying damage in several parts of the Heartland, including Stonefort, Illinois. The Trammell family was one of the hardest hit in Williamson County. In the light of day, the family got to see the devastation caused by Thursday night's tornado. There is literally a path through the middle of the Trammell's barn where the tornado traveled. Rachel Gartner talked to the family today; you can click here more.

Today is Heartland Football Friday! If you can't make the games, you can check out our HFF page for extended highlights and scores.

Do you know a student athlete that you think should be recognized for standing out in sports performance, academics or community service? Nominate him or her for our weekly Hi-Five Award! Click here for more information.

After the group Show Me Cannabis held a meeting in Cape Girardeau to talk about their support to legalize marijuana, a retired narcotics officer posted his thoughts on Facebook. Some legalization supporters were upset by the post. Christy Millweard talked to both sides. You can click here to find out what they said.

Edith Rogers said her family lived in Stuttgart, Germany during the Holocaust. Rogers said she still remembers that moment when men like veteran Austin Bagby showed up to liberate her. Todd Tumminia was there for the veterans send-off. He caught Edith telling the men something she's waited 70 years to say. You can click here for the story.

A former Perryville police chief faces several charges. Keith Tarrillion is charged with theft/stealing (value of property or service is $500 or more but less than $25,000), forgery and making a false report.

In national news, a shooting suspect involved in the wounding of multiple people at Los Angeles International Airport this morning has been identified. A TSA agent was killed, the first to be killed in the line of duty, and another was wounded, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. TSA agents are not armed, and rely on armed airport police.

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
KFVS Hotline: 1-800-455-NEWS

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