Brooke Buckner

Brooke Buckner

Reporter, KFVS

Cape Girardeau, MO

Brooke Buckner joined the Heartland News Team as a multimedia journalist in May 2020.

She was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas and moved to Jonesboro, Arkansas to attend Arkansas State University.

At Arkansas State, Brooke worked as a writer for the Delta Digital News Service and was a reporter for ASU-TV News.

Brooke’s passion for the news business comes from her father, who has worked as a TV Meteorologist her entire life. She considers news stations her second home.

In her free time, she likes to play tennis and learn new songs on the guitar.


Recent Articles by Brooke

  What’s next for Cape Girardeau church after devastating fire

  Heartland high schools prepare for more normal graduation ceremonies

  Charleston Dogwood-Azalea Festival returns

  CDC says catching COVID-19 from surfaces rare, but Heartland businesses aren’t taking chances

  Massac Co. holds virtual child abuse prevention event

  Cape Girardeau Comedy Club plans to reopen

  Heartland patient reacts to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause

  Perryville offers new cave tours to public

  New Chaffee retail sales tax could improve storm water drainage

  What you need to know: Laminating your COVID-19 vaccination card

  Community Partnership of Southeast Mo. proposes tiny home village

  Heartland police departments struggle to remain fully staffed

  Intersection of Independence, Spanish Streets to close as part of street project

  12 things to do in Paducah

  South Scott Co. Ambulance District proposes sales tax

  Summer camp organizers expect big turnout

  Paducah Police Department demonstrates BolaWrap device

  Construction costs continue to soar

  Wedding venues book more couples in 2021

  Masks can help reduce seasonal allergies

  Portageville school resource officer offers active shooter response training to community

  Air purifier systems gain popularity during pandemic

  Downtown vacant property open house to be held in Cape Girardeau

  Bell City Fire Dept. asks community for help to build new station

  Metropolis works to boost tourism after a slow year in the pandemic

  Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library could expand across Kentucky

  In-home kidney dialysis gains popularity

  Heartland event organizers decide how to plan for large gatherings as more people get vaccinated

  Nursing homes relax visitation guidelines

  Perry County leaders share expansion plan for Sheriff’s Office, jail