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Deadly crash in Bollinger County, Mo.

Crews responded to a fire involving a home, garage and side-by-side in Gordonville, Mo. Major Case Squad investigating deadly shooting at Sikeston gas station. A shooting overnight in Sikeston resulted in one woman’s death after being transported to a hospital with gunshot wounds. Shooting in Sikeston leaves one person...
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Gordonville firefighters respond to garage, house, side-by-side on fire

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Crews responded to a fire in Gordonville involving a house, garage and side-by-side. According to the Gordonville Fire Protection District’s Facebook post, their department and mutual aid were dispatched to the 3000 block of State Highway PP around 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 3 for a report of a side-by-side on fire next to a home.
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2 charged in death of missing woman found buried in barn

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS/Gray News) - Two people have been charged with murder in the death of a woman found buried in a barn in Missouri. On Friday, July 1, the Cape Girardeau County Prosecuting Attorney filed charges on Lawrence Schanda and Teresa Baumgartner for first-degree murder, armed criminal action and tampering with physical evidence in a felony investigation in the death of Schanda’s niece, 20-year-old Jessi Wilfong.

Major Case Squad investigating deadly shooting at Sikeston gas station

SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - A shooting overnight in Sikeston resulted in one woman’s death after being transported to a hospital with gunshot wounds. Sh’Tyana Ingram, 21, of Sikeston, died from her injuries after being taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. According to a release from...

Man arrested for discharge of a firearm and threats in Carbondale

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) – Carbondale police officers responded to the 400 block of East Chestnut Street regarding an investigation of shots fired on June 26th. There were no injuries reported but there were reports of vehicles that had been struck by gunfire. During the course of the investigation 44...

A heat wave builds for next week

Starting on the Fourth of July, Mother Nature is cranking up the heat. Highs should reach the middle-90s across much of the FOX 23 coverage area. Unsurprisingly, the humidity will be in full swing. This will make the air feel several degrees past 100° once the humidity is factored in.

3-on-3 tournament held to preserve Jackson City State Park basketball courts

JACKSON, Mo. (KFVS) - A 3-on-3 basketball tournament was held in Jackson in an effort to preserve the Jackson City State Park basketball courts. “It started a few months ago,” said Josh Lukefahr, the tournament organizer. “I wanted to do a project, a GoFundMe page, to rehab the courts. It needs new surfaces. It news new goals and rims and things, so my goal was to raise money for the City of Jackson specifically for the basketball courts so we can have a nice place for kids to play like I did. I grew up here playing.”

Wiffle ball family tradition at Arena Park

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Three years ago Bryan Copeland and his family started a new tradition at Arena Park in Cape Girardeau: an annual Wiffle ball game. “We would come to Arena Park passing through town and we would see these fields that resemble smaller baseball fields,” said Copeland. “So we started bringing our Wiffle ball games that we play as a family out on these fields.”

Let's Talk Business: Independence Day, Freedom and Entrepreneurship

Today marks the 246th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. A document and message that set our nation on a new course. While we take today as a holiday to celebrate our nations freedom, now is an exciting time to think about how entrepreneurship can be a path to your personal freedom.

Cars and coffee event with River City Rodders car club

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – Just in time for the holiday week, River City Rodders car club hosted its cars and coffee and donuts hosted by Krispy Kreme. A family-friendly event that is held once a month with River City Rodders car club in the parking lot of Krispy Kreme here in Cape Girardeau.
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Uncle and girlfriend charged in killing of his 20-year-old niece, Missouri sheriff says

An investigation into a 20-year-old woman’s death has led to murder charges for her uncle and his girlfriend, according to Missouri authorities. Lawrence Schanda, the woman’s 48-year-old uncle, and Teresa Baumgartner, his 59-year-old girlfriend, were charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence in connection with the killing on July 1, according to the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office.

Tournament in Jackson to benefit basketball courts

A Heartland family holds their annual cornhole tournament in Cape Girardeau on Sunday, July 3. A Heartland family holds their annual Wiffle ball game at Arena Park on Sunday, July 3. Heartland Sports at 5 p.m. on 7/3. Updated: 7 hours ago. |. Heartland Sports at 5 p.m. on 7/3.

A Gathering of Grebings

Once again, I am not able to research a new story today, so I will share an old one. About a week ago, the Grebing Reunion took place in East Perry County. This story was posted back in 2017 when a previous reunion took place. I will add that a map of Altenburg shown in this post gives an answer to the question posed in a post several days ago about a parcel of land willed to Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg by Amalia (Grebing) Kluegel. The will mentioned that the land was near the creamery. That was likely part of the Grebing land shown in the map and would explain how the church became the owners of what would become the fairgrounds. FYI: The church no longer owns the fairgrounds.

Robert B. Becraft

Robert B. Becraft, 48, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Cape Girardeau, MO, the son of Barney and June Becraft. He worked at Olin (Weiland) Corporation as a metal worker for over 20 years. During that time, Bob also graduated from Lewis and Clark Community College with his Associates Degree in Applied Science Computer Network Security and Administration and served as an IT consultant at Our Lady Queen of Peace School.

Independence Day 5K held in Jackson, Mo.

JACKSON, Mo. (KFVS) - Around 400 runners and walkers hit the streets of Jackson on Monday morning, July 4 for the Independence Day 5K. The overall winners included Evan Stephens from Jackson (men’s) and Kayden Gilmore from Murphysboro (women’s). The event and went through the park and city....

Wreaths Across America honors veterans, brings community together

ALTO PASS, Ill. (KBSI) – For the first time, the Peachbarn Winery and Café played host to a Wreaths Across America fundraiser this weekend. On National Wreaths Across America Day, which falls on December 17, more than 2,500 cemeteries across the country will conduct wreath-laying ceremonies at the same time.