The Veterans Memorial Wall was put in place in Butler County, Missouri decades ago as a way to honor our heroes. Todd Tumminia talked to organizers today who say they still need $55,000 on the loan or it will default. Watch for more on this story, coming up, on Heartland News at 9 and 10.
Kentucky State Police say an escaped inmate out of Graves County has been found. They say William Clark was taken into custody in Providence, Ky. He was suspected of walking away from his work release detail on Thursday afternoon.
Dunklin County deputies are investigating a home invasion that happened just before midnight on Wednesday, June 4. Mollie Lair was there today and will have more on Heartland News at 9 and 10.
It's clear the Street Crimes Task Force made an impact in Cape Girardeau, Sikeston, Charleston and Poplar Bluff over the past several weeks. Many of you took to social media to comment on the highly visible show of force. For this week's I-Team report, Kathy Sweeney sat back down with some of the leaders behind the efforts to find out what worked, what didn't and what's next.
Some people in Graves County, Kentucky are cleaning up and drying out after Wednesday's storms caused flooding. Christy Millweard talked to Ginger Dees who said the water in her backyard was up to her waist. You can click here to read more.
Severe weather moved through northeast Arkansas on Thursday. The storms knocked out power to thousands of people and left many trees down. You can click here to read the story.
In national news, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said a state law preventing candidates from having their names appear more than once on the ballot won't deter him from staging dual campaigns for Senate re-election and president – if he decides to make a bid for the White House in 2016.
The Obama administration told senators it didn't notify Congress about the pending swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban officials because of intelligence the Taliban might kill him if the deal was made public. That fear – not just the stated concerns that Bergdahl's health might be failing – drove the administration to quickly make the deal to rescue him.