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Man dies after mining accident, veterans return home from Honor Tour

Curtis E. Ellis is accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend in the head Friday night. (Source: Doniphan Police Department) Curtis E. Ellis is accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend in the head Friday night. (Source: Doniphan Police Department)
A study suggests getting in shape might lead to the downfall of that relationship if both of you aren't all-in on the weight loss transition. A study suggests getting in shape might lead to the downfall of that relationship if both of you aren't all-in on the weight loss transition.
Crews began demolishing the Egyptian Revival Day Spa today. (Source: Mike Mohundro, Heartland News) Crews began demolishing the Egyptian Revival Day Spa today. (Source: Mike Mohundro, Heartland News)

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Some Heartland veterans returned home after spending the weekend in Washington, D.C. looking at their memorials. The trip marked the first time all 28 veterans saw our national tribute, a tribute they sacrificed so much for. Watch Heartland News at 10 when Todd Tumminia will have more with them.

The giving season is underway for women and children living at the Women's Center in Carbondale. Arnold Wyrick was there as the women and children were treated to a sit-down dinner. Watch the story tonight, on Heartland News at 9 and 10.

A Marion man has died from injuries from a mining accident today at the M Class Sugarcamp Mine in Akin, Ill. Click here for more.

A Doniphan man has been accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend in the head Friday night. Officers say Curtis E. Ellis admitted to shooting Loretta O'Neal in the head with a homemade "zip gun" that can shoot a .22 caliber bullet.

A Fredericktown man faces felony charges after allegedly digging up a burial site in St. Francois County. In February 2012, Ronald Twomey was laid to rest in a cemetery in Bismarck. Family members say for almost two years they've been coming to the grave site to mourn the loss of their brother. It wasn't until about a month and a half ago that they found out he wasn't there. Kadee Brosseau was in Bismarck today and talked to deputies about this case. You can click here for the story.

They say working out does the body good, but a new study says it might not be all good for your relationship with your partner. The study suggests getting in shape might lead to the downfall of that relationship if both of you aren't all-in on the weight loss transition. Allison Twaits took at the study and asked people at a Marion gym if weight loss impacted their relationship.

What sparks a memory? For some it's a smell or a picture, but for one Neelyville woman, her high school years were all wrapped up in one special piece of jewelry, her high school class ring. She thought it was gone forever, but an old acquaintance gave her the surprise of a lifetime. Mollie Lair had the story. You can click here to find out how she found it.

A suspicious fire is under investigation in Dexter. According to the Dexter Police Department, a four-wheeler was set on fire at a home on South Sassafras Street early Sunday morning. Police say the fire burned down part of the home and damaged other property.

Crews began demolishing the Egyptian Revival Day Spa Monday, Nov. 4 after flames ripped through it last year. The day spa, located along Rte. 13 between Herrin and Carterville, caught fire in July 2012.

Amber Ruch
County News Digital Content Producer
aruch@kfvs12.com
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