Police searching for 2 stolen vehicles in Perryville, Mo.

Perryville Police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a stolen silver Jeep and a white Chevy Malibu.

  Lebanese vent fury at leaders over Beirut blast as Macron visits

Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation of the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city’s port, and the visiting French president warned Thursday that without serious reforms the country would “continue to sink.”
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  Negligence probed in deadly Beirut blast amid public anger

The Lebanese government says it is putting an unspecified number of Beirut port officials under house arrest pending an investigation into how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate came to be stored at the port for years.


  First Alert: Slightly warming-up

What you need to know Aug. 6

  TDH: 27 more coronavirus deaths, 1,657 new positive cases reported in Tennessee

Kennett pastor gets free church after original building destroyed

Dorena-Hickman Ferry to remain closed through Aug. 6

It also means the ferry will not be available as an alternate route after U.S. 51 Ohio River “Cairo” Bridge closed for 30 days starting on Saturday morning, August 1.
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1.2 million seek jobless aid after $600 federal check ends

Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that the coronavirus keeps forcing companies to slash jobs just as a critical $600 weekly federal jobless payment has expired.

  People with criminal backgrounds get a second chance at employment

  Kathy Swan ends Senate race; thanks her supporters

COVID-19 exposure reported at Pike County Mo. Fair; masks were not required

69 active COVID-19 cases in Cape Girardeau Co.

Egyptian Health Department reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Trump administration invests $7M to modernize water and wastewater infrastructure in Mo.

Graves County Health Department announces 8 more cases of COVID-19

Spectator plans for the 146th Kentucky Derby still in the works

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‘Heroine’ nurse protected 3 newborns at hospital hit by Beirut explosion

Authorities say the explosion killed at least 135 people and wounded about 5,000 others.


NCAA Board of Governors sets requirements for fall sports

Union City High School fall sports season begins

The UCHS golf teams will be the first athletes to play with scheduled matches on Tuesday against South Fulton at the Fulton Country Club.


  Capaha Lagoon to undergo renovations

  Students prepare for school with immunization shots

52 active COVID-19 cases in Perry Co., Ill.

  32,741 COVID-19 cases in Ky. since start of pandemic

S7HD reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, 18 more recovered

The Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) reported ten new cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region.

Jackson Co. reports 14 more COVID-19 cases

Semi hits TMA vehicle, MODOT issues safety reminder

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet awarded more than $6.4 million in CARES Act funding

U.S. Attorney Duncan warns of potential scam related to unsolicited mail packages containing masks, face shields

12 more COVID-19 cases reported by Bi-County Health


What you need to know Aug. 6

Heartland road projects 8/5

  Students prepare for school with immunization shots


  Kathy Swan ends Senate race; thanks her supporters

Akers wins Butler Co. Coroner by 30 votes

  RESULTS: Mo. August 2020 primary election