Two babies, one from Missouri, infected with dangerous bacteria found in formula
A Kentucky child is dead and a Missouri infant has brain damage from the same kind of bacteria that sparked powdered formula recalls and shortages last year.
First Alert: Tracking rain, possible thunderstorms tomorrow
(KFVS) - We’re looking mostly cloudy with mild temperatures and breezy winds this afternoon. Cassie Campbell says spotty showers are likely late this afternoon into tonight. A rumble of thunder is possible this evening. The scattered showers will move in overnight into Saturday morning. Have your rain gear handy...
Kentucky Deer Tests Positive for State’s First-Known Case of Chronic Wasting Disease
Back in November, a hunter in Kentucky submitted tissue samples from a deer killed in Ballard County to the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources (KDFWR). Earlier today, the state wildlife agency said the 2 ½-year-old whitetail tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The announcement marks the first time that the always-fatal neurological disease has been detected in the Bluegrass State.
Present-Day New Madrid Earthquakes May Still be Aftershocks of the 1811-1812 Seismic Events
A groundbreaking study has brought new insights into the seismic activity of the New Madrid seismic zone, challenging the conventional understanding of earthquakes and aftershocks in stable continental areas. Utilizing the nearest-neighbor (NN) method, the study analyzed earthquake occurrences from 1980 to 2016, revealing that a significant portion of these events may still be aftershocks from the early 19th-century earthquakes.
Fulton's Enterprise Park project gets Build-Ready funding
Governor Andy Beshear announced Thursday the final approvals in the initial round of a statewide Build-Ready site development initiative, including $158,000 for Fulton County. Six projects supporting economic development and job growth in eight counties were approved for nearly $5 million in state funding. The Fulton County Fiscal Court, on...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.79 and $2.85 in Charleston as of 2023-12-08. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.185, a week ago the price is $3.248 , according to AAA.
Crews respond to fire on Nash Road in Scott City, Mo.
SCOTT CITY, Mo. (KFVS) - Crews responded to a fire in Scott City, Missouri Wednesday night. It happened at 4680 Nash Road sometime after 9 p.m. on December 6. Firefighters were still on scene as of 11 p.m. No injuries have been reported at this time.
Renewed search in Hickman, Graves counties for fugitive missing several weeks
Law enforcement agencies in western Kentucky have new leads in the search for a man who has been on the run for several weeks. The Graves and Hickman County Sheriff’s Offices have determined that Brian W. Readenour has been hiding in the area of Murphy’s Pond near the St. Denis community of Hickman County just west of the Graves County line.
Ohio Valley Weather Outlook for 2023/2024 in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – The age old question: “What’s the weather going to be this Winter?” has been asked and the StormTracker7 Weather Team has combined their brains and develop their outlook for the Winter of 2023/2024. Understanding last year’s “Winter” I am sure everyone can remember two key points from last year’s winter: No […]
Poplar Bluff falls to top-seeded Sikeston
The Poplar Bluff Mules had a solid game plan going into Thursday's matchup against Sikeston, but an off-shooting night and turnovers would end their chances of reaching the SEMO Conference finals. The number five-seeded Mules entered the game as the underdogs to battle against the number one-seeded Sikeston Bulldogs in...
Man wanted out of Hickman County after meth, marijuana, smoking pipes found
HICKMAN COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – A Hickman County man is wanted after sheriff’s deputies found several baggies with methamphetamine, marijuana and other drug paraphernalia. James Richards is wanted for trafficking methamphetamine 2nd offense, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Authorities with the Hickman County Sheriff’s Office executed...
Cairo’s only grocery store fights to stay open
CAIRO, Ill. (KBSI) – A grocery store is asking for the public’s help to get shelves full again. Residents of Cairo were without a grocery store for nearly seven years before Rise Community Market opened , but do to some new challenges they could once again be without access to groceries.
Jones, Williamson combine for 40 as NMCC outduels Cape Central
SIKESTON- An efficient scoring night from Jadis Jones and some timely secondary scoring from BJ Williamson led the New Madrid County Central Eagles to a 64-51 win over the Cape Central Tigers in the semifinals of the SEMO Conference Tournament. Early on it appeared the Tigers were going to seize...
Columbus, Kentucky: A Small Town with Big Charm and a Strong Sense of Community
Welcome to Columbus, a charming town located in Hickman County, Kentucky. With a population of 179, Columbus offers residents a suburban rural mix feel, providing a peaceful and close-knit community. This essay will provide an overview of various aspects of the neighborhood, including its population, median home value, public and private schools, neighborhood rankings, resident diversity, median household income, similar places, and current residents' reviews. Let's dive in and explore the unique features of Columbus!
A Unique Southern Tradition: Christmas on the Bayou
Experience the unique tradition of Christmas on the Bayou in South Mississippi, where the waters turn into a sparkling spectacle of lights. This family-friendly event features a parade of illuminated boats, creating unforgettable holiday memories for both locals and visitors.
Poshard Foundation Gift Giveaway
The Poshard foundation for abused children brightens the lives of hundreds of children this Holiday season.
Sikeston High School Field House now has metal detectors at entrance
SIKESTON, Mo. (KBSI) – Two metal detectors were installed at the entrance to Sikeston Field House last week, which coincides with the SEMO Conference Boys Basketball Tournament taking place at the field house this week. Sgt. Tyler Rowe with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety said the timing of...
Man having a ‘really bad week’ buys 2 lottery tickets. One wins the Missouri jackpot
He was initially unsure of how much money he won because letters rubbed off when the ticket was in his pocket.
KY BHA US Hwy 60 Connectivity Corridors Position Statement
The Kentucky Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers (KYBHA) favors the replacement of the US 51 Bridge and opposes the construction of new bridges which would harm the natural wetland assets, disrupt wildlife habitat, and remove public hunting and fishing opportunities for Kentucky residents and visitors. KYBHA is the state...
Missourian prep sports roundup, Dec. 6: Oak Ridge girls win big over Charleston
The Oak Ridge Blue Jays (5-1) girls basketball team defeated the Blue Jays of Charleston 69-8 on Wednesday at Oak Ridge High School. Reagan Howe led the team with 25 points, five rebounds and four blocks while Madalyn Schemel added nine points, seven rebounds and five steals. Oak Ridge will...