Endangered Missing Person Advisory canceled for missing Maryville man

The Illinois State Police has canceled an Endangered Missing Person Advisory.

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 17 more COVID-19 cases

  Harrah’s Metropolis reopens for second time during pandemic

  People drop off food for National Day of Service

  Church organization helps give out food to children

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

  Heartland town carries on MLK Day Ceremony tradition

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Gov. Parson to hold COVID-19 briefing on Jan. 20

  Soup kitchen opens in Sikeston

Saint Francis Healthcare System to give COVID-19 vaccine to public on Wed.

  TDH: More than 2,600 Tennesseans currently hospitalized due to COVID-19

Woman injured in crash in Calloway Co. from icy patch on bridge

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 29 new cases of COVID-19, 1 additional death

M2.4 earthquake recorded north of New Madrid, Mo.

The USGS reported a magnitude 2.4 earthquake north of New Madrid on Monday morning, January 18.

  $5K reward offered for info. on 3 escaped Ironton, Mo. inmates

Three inmates escaped from the Iron County Jail between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. on January 16.

  Therapeutic horsemanship helps people with disabilities

Luttrull said they accept all riders, but individuals with disabilities have first pick.

Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking arrest

On Sunday, January 17, 2021, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Calloway County Deputies stopped a vehicle on Hollyhock Drive for a traffic offense.

  4 Zoom tributes held for Dr. King by Cape Girardeau Committee

Chiefs defeat Browns 22-17 in divisional-playoff game

  Region 5 returns to Tier 1 mitigations, allows limited indoor dining

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 18 more COVID-19 cases

Rollover crash in Calloway Co. sends woman to hospital

34 new COVID-19 cases reported by Bi-County Health Dept.

  Missing Williamson Co. man found dead

The search for a missing Williamson County man ended on Sunday when his body was found in Hurst, Illinois.

  Organizers host “MLK Love Train”

Many hopped in cars with signs of unity, starting in Harrisburg and ending in Murphysboro.

  Inmate found dead at Cape Girardeau Co. Jail

An inmate was found dead in his cell at the Justice Center on Saturday, January 16.

Cave-in-Rock Ferry back open

The Cave-in-Rock Ferry is back open.

  TDH: Over 73K active cases reported in Tennessee

TDH reported 5,557 new cases and 79 more deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 676,039 and 8,311 since the start of the pandemic.

Vaccine clinics to be held at Century Casino, online registration closed

The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center scheduled some upcoming vaccine clinics.

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 3 more COVID-19 cases

The Egyptian Health Department reported three more COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

McCracken Co. parolee charged with methamphetamine trafficking

The McCracken County Sheriff Office arrested a McCracken County man Friday night who was recently released on parole.

Bi-County Health Dept. reports 44 new COVID-19 cases

The Bi-County Health Department reported 44 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday.

  Heartland officials prepare roads, bridges for snow

Today the Heartland was hit with snow, local transportation officials said they plan to keep the streets clea

3,955 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Kentucky

Currently, 1,644 Kentuckians are hospitalized, 392 are in the ICU, and 203 are on ventilators.

  Delta School District softens COVID-19 athletic attendance restrictions

Delta schools could have more fans at its home games after adjusting a COVID-19 protocol at Wednesday’s school board meeting.

34 new cases of COVID-19 in Cape Girardeau Co.

The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center reported 34 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, January 15.

  Heartland BBQ restaurant reacts to Ill. association calling for indoor dining

For 75 days straight, indoor dining has been closed.

Jackson County Health Department reports 41 new cases of COVID-19

Currently, there are 312 active cases are being managed.

Egyptian Health Department reports 32 new cases of COVID-19

Saline County has 13 new cases, Gallatin County has six new cases, White County also has 13 new cases.

Graves County Health Department reports 1 new COVID-19 related death, 33 new cases

Out of the total of 3,028 cases, 76 people have died.

S7HD administers 1,269 doses of COVID-19 vaccine; confirms 44 new COVID-19 cases

Alexander County has five new cases, Johnson County has nine new cases, Massac County has six, Pope County has three new cases, Pulaski County has 10, and Union County has 11 new cases.

  Check map of COVID-19 vaccine providers in Mo.

Phase 1B - Tier 1 of Missouri’s COVID-19 vaccination plan began on Thursday, January 14.

  Barkley Regional Airport takes part in initiative to end human trafficking

The airport is supporting the Blue Lightening Initiative led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

  Heartland jewelry store owner stops at nothing to get stolen ring back

The ring was worth $3,500.

Regional Photographer Exhibit opens at Southeastern Illinois College

Subject matter includes portraits, wildlife and nature, and others.

Harrah’s Metropolis to resume gaming Saturday

Harrah’s Metropolis will resume gaming on Saturday morning, January 16.

John J. Pershing VA Medical Center Veterans Food Pantry to change locations

The food pantry will be a drive-through distribution.

Jackson Co., Ill. residents can reverse some outstanding traffic warrants

A warrant amnesty initiative will look at all traffic matters currently active in Jackson County.

Salvation Army calls 2020 Christmas Campaign a success

The Christmas Campaign was six weeks of intense fundraising, with a goal of at least $340,000.00.

  Security at Ky. Capitol to be increased

There will be an increased presence of Kentucky State Police, Frankfort Police and the Kentucky National Guard at the Ky. Capitol.

KYTC Dist. 1 crews pre-treating roads

Drivers should be aware of slow-moving trucks on the road spraying brine on bridges, overpasses and other potential trouble spots throughout the day.

  330K COVID-19 vaccines given to Tennesseans so far

The Shelby County Health Department reported 491 new coronavirus cases and nine COVID-19 deaths across the county on Friday.

2 charged in connection to armed robbery

Two men were arrested in connection to an armed robbery on Thursday, January 14.

Gov. Parson sending Mo. National Guard troops to Washington, D.C.

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is sending National Guard troops to Washington, D.C. to help with security leading up to the presidential inauguration.

  Southern Ill., other regions to move to Tier 2 mitigations

Following a decrease in COVID-19 test positivity rates and hospitalizations throughout the state, Governor Pritzker announced regions across the state are now eligible to move out of Tier 3 mitigations.

Tenn. National Guard headed to D.C. for Inauguration Day

Military leaders told WMC they plan to send soldiers and airmen from the Tennessee National Guard to D.C. for Inauguration Day.

Heartland road projects 1/15

Here are road projects going on in the Heartland. Drive safely!

M2.8 earthquake recorded near Blytheville, Ark.

The USGS reported a magnitude 2.8 earthquake near Blytheville on Friday afternoon, January 15.

Gov. Pritzker activates Ill. National Guard to secure state buildings in downtown Springfield

Governor JB Pritzker activated 250 members of the Illinois National Guard on Friday, January 15.

SIU students to observe MLK Day with community service

Students will be volunteering to help community organizations, while following social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 safety protocols.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 55 new cases of COVID-19, 3 additional deaths

The Bi-County Health Department reported 55 new cases of COVID-19 and three additional deaths on Friday, January 15.

  2 dead after crash on southbound I-55 at 98mm

Two people died in a two-vehicle crash on southbound Interstate 55 on Thursday, January 14.

Vehicle crash into building causes road closure

A section of KY 129/East State Line Street in Fulton, Kentucky is closed after a vehicle crashed into a building on Thursday, January 14.

What you need to know Jan. 15

News headlines, First Alert Weather and trending web stories for Friday, Jan. 15.

Hamilton County Health Department reports 5 new cases of COVID-19

There have been 688 lab-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19.

  Ky. Gov. Beshear announces COVID-19 vaccinations for educators is ahead of schedule; partnership with Kroger

Governor Beshear announced all K-12 educators who agreed to be vaccinated, will have their first round of shots, by February 1.

53 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Cape Girardeau Co.

The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center reported 53 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, January 14.

Graves County Health Department reports 39 more COVID-19 cases

There is a total of 2,995 cases in the county, with 75 deaths.

Fire crews battle field fire at Graves/Hickman County line

No homes or building are in danger.

  SIU students discover new variant of COVID-19 in the U.S.

The researchers said this variant is currently in the U.S.

  Ill. website offers COVID-19-related legal help

A new legal website is targeting individuals that have had legal issues during the pandemic.

Reynolds County Health Department announces a total of 436 positive COVID-19 cases

The Reynolds County Health Department has announce a total of 436 positive COVID-19 cases.

  Jackson Co., Ill. school staff eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine

According to the Jackson County Health Department, teachers can get the vaccine as early as January 19.

S7HD reports 54 new COVID-19 cases

Alexander County has two new cases, Hardin County also has two new cases, Johnson County has 11, Massac County has nine new cases, Pope County has four, Pulaski County also has four cases, and Union County has 22.

Jackson County Health Department reports 28 new cases of COVID-19

Currently, there are 314 active cases are being managed.

Egyptian Health Department reports 33 new COVID-19 cases

Saline County has 18 new cases, Gallatin County has two, and White County has 13 new cases.

  Heartland organization builds beds for children in need

Since August 2019 the organization has delivered nearly 200 beds

Kroger to provide COVID-19 vaccine in Ky.; positivity rate in state more than 12%

Governor Andy Beshear is expected to make a major announcement on COVID-19 vaccinations during his daily briefing.

Purchase District Health Department releases COVID-19 vaccine plans

The Purchase District Health Department (PDHD) has released their COVID-19 vaccination plans.

KY 129/East State Line St. in Fulton closed due to damaged building

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet closed a section of KY 129/East State Line Street on Thursday evening due to concerns about a damaged building.

Shawnee Community College working to increase enrollment

Shawnee Community College is working to increase its enrollment.