Scott County chicken house burns down

According to Scott County Rural Fire Chief Jeremy Perrien, the fire department responded to a chicken house fire on Highway O near County Road 530 earlier this evening.

‘Off the charts’: Virus hotspots grow in middle America; Illinois infant with virus dies

The U.S. leads the world in reported cases with more than 112,000, but five countries exceed its roughly 1,700 deaths.
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This is how much money you could get from the stimulus bill

The income levels are based on tax returns for 2019. For those who have not yet filed their taxes, it will be based on 2018 returns.


  Humane society hopes for more adoptions during COVID-19 pandemic

Illinois creates action plan to expand and expedite medicaid coverage

COVID-19 positive infant dies in Illinois

1,373 COVID-19 cases across Tennessee, 1 death confirmed in Shelby County

  Piedmont woman stabbed to death, her adult son has been charged

Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted the Piedmont Police department with a homicide investigation.
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  Trump seeks to force GM to produce ventilators; Infections worldwide top 590,000

Italy, with by far the most deaths from COVID-19, surpassed China and the U.S. to also record the most infections in the world. With numbers rising in the U.S., though, the grim distinction could be temporary.

  Body found in St. Francois Co., 2 in custody

  Farmer double whammy: Coronavirus and wet fields

Illinois in need of medical volunteers

  First Alert: Some isolated storms tonight, more storms tomorrow

Carter County reports second COVID-19 case

Changes to Mo. A+ program amid COVID-19 pandemic

Centerstone moves to tele-health, video and and telephone services

  Caruthersville declares state of emergency, establishes curfew

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  Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation's history.


SEMO introduces new head men’s basketball coach

Goreville, Ill. fans missing out on IHSA State Championship opportunity

Goreville fans are missing out on an opportunity to cheer on their basketball team in the IHSA State Championship.


  Marion United: free benefit concert

  Heartland schools close, take precautions as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

More than 1,000 cases of coronavirus in Tennessee, including 6 deaths

  COVID-19 impacts on Heartland businesses

2 more COVID-19 positive cases in Scott Co.

That makes a total of three in the county, as of Friday, March 27.
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  A New York doctor’s story: ‘Too many people are dying alone’

While the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, it can lead to more severe illnesses, including pneumonia and death for some, like those who are older or have underlying health issues.

UT Martin names president

Illinois to provide support for working families, people experiencing homelessness, child care providers

  Death of 8-year-old girl in Bollinger County, Mo. under investigation

Illinois tornado shelters during COVID-19 pandemic