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John F. Kennedy (Source: MGM) John F. Kennedy (Source: MGM)
On the set of Gone Girl (Source: Laura Wibbenmyer) On the set of Gone Girl (Source: Laura Wibbenmyer)
Deer in warehouse at Missouri Natural Gas (Source: Melissa Jefferies-Halcumb) Deer in warehouse at Missouri Natural Gas (Source: Melissa Jefferies-Halcumb)

Good afternoon!

From honoring the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination to an interview with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn, you will not want to miss Heartland News at Five and Six.

Fifty years ago today, John F. Kennedy, the young and handsome president was gunned down in an open-top limousine. On Heartland News at Five, Christy Millweard talks to locals about how they remember the event.

Then at Six, Carly O’Keefe speaks with longtime Heartland News anchor Mike Shain as he recalls the JFK assassination. Look for his complete interview on www.kfvs12.com.

Join Holly Brantley in Heartland News at Five as she talks to Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn about her experiences in Cape Girardeau and about “The Premier” fundraiser tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Cape Girardeau. The event is aimed at raising money for a literacy program.

Allison Twaits will take you with her in Heartland News at Five as she joins the American Red Cross today in Brookport, Ill.

Then at Six, Southeast Missouri State University students will be traveling to Washington, Ill. to help out with disaster relief. To see how you can help, visit our Heartland Cares page on our website.

You will want to check out the deer that ran through the Poplar Bluff Post Office in Heartland News at Six!

Another big story from our Facebook page today is about a man charged with murder after kids find a body in a wooded area. You just have to see the mugshot for yourself.

Tonight on Heartland News at Five, Christy Millweard will be testing the Furby, Zoomer and a bracelet maker on Toy Testers. In case you’ve missed earlier Toy Testers, check out our Does it Work page on our website.

At Five, tune in to see which baby monitor has been recalled after the death of two infants due to strangulation. Visit our Facebook page for more information about the recall.

Have a good afternoon!

Christina Chastain
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