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Southeast Mo. ‘serial burglar’ sentenced to 50 years in prison

STODDARD COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A “serial burglar” was sentenced to 50 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. According to Stoddard County Prosecuting Attorney Russ Oliver on Thursday, June 30, Shawn Yount, of Advance and Bell City, was sentenced by the Honorable Joe Z. Satterfield. He said...
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Cardinals Bullpen surprises Naile with signed champagne bottle

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KFVS) - Charleston native James Naile seems to be getting more comfortable with his role as a Cardinals reliever. His nerves have settled a bit, in part thanks to the St. Louis pitching staff. Naile said some of his fellow teammates recently surprised him with a special...
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Sikeston DPS trains for Active Bystander Law-Enforcement

SIKESTON, Mo. (KBSI) – In 2020, George Floyd was killed leaving many to consider whether the police tactics used were appropriate or not. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking to find a solution through a special police training course. The course is ABLE, an acronym for...
SIKESTON, MO
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Crews battle early morning fire in Cairo

CAIRO, Ill. (KFVS) - Firefighters are on the scene of a structure fire on the 500 block of 31st Street in Cairo. Crews were called to the fire around 3:30 a.m. At this time, it is not clear at to what is on fire. Stay with Heartland News for updates.
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Group donates laptops in Cairo, Ill.

CAIRO, Ill. (KFVS) - A group in Illinois is giving new life to some old electronics. A multi-faith, non-profit organization donated five upcycled laptops to the Harold S. Jones Fine Arts Center in Cairo on Thursday, June 30. Jones said he’s excited to provide new tech opportunities to his community....
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Charleston R-1 superintendent previews upcoming school year

Check the outcome of the Illinois primary here. Crews responded to an early morning fire in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Safer Missouri, Stronger Missouri plan announced Tuesday. Gov. Parson unveiled the Safer Missouri, Stronger Missouri plan on Tuesday. The Breakfast Show TOO headlines 6/29. Updated: 6 hours ago. |. The Breakfast...
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Two charged with shoplifting from Martin Walmart

Two people are facing shoplifting charges from multiple incidents at the Martin Walmart. Forty-year-old Terry Gooch, of Hornbeak, and 48-year-old Charlotte Jarred, of Tiptonville, were arrested Sunday at the Martin Walmart location. Both were observed shoplifting items from the store on June 21st totaling nearly $947 dollars. Gooch had also...
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Sikeston DPS train to reduce mistakes, build community relations

SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - A Heartland Police Department is looking to better their relationship with the community they serve. Officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety were in class Wednesday training to be more accountable for their actions and build the trust of the community. It’s called Project A.B.L.E....
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Racing is back at Benton Speedway

BENTON, Mo. (KFVS) - When Benton Speedway closed in 2014, there was no plan for it to re-open. Even Rob Russell didn’t have that intention after buying the property. “We began to clean up (the property )and fix it up,” said Russell. “Everyone just assumed that we were going to fix (the track).”
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Samburg Mayor Talks About Rebuilding City Hall, Post Office and New Homes

Recovery efforts continue in Samburg, following damage received from the December 10th tornado. Mayor John Glessner told Thunderbolt News about ongoing plans for construction of a new City Hall.(AUDIO) Mayor Glessner was also asked about the re-establishment of the Samburg Post Office.(AUDIO) With six months into the recovery and rebuild...
SAMBURG, TN
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Vanduser gearing up for 2-day Independence Celebration

VANDUSER, Mo. (KFVS) - Communities across the Heartland are preparing to celebrate for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. The Village of Vanduser is no different as they are gearing up for a huge display at their 8th Annual Independence Day celebration event this weekend. The two-day event will feature...
VANDUSER, MO
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Traffic stop nets two on drug charges in Ballard

A traffic stop led to drug charges for two men in Ballard County last week. Authorities stopped the vehicle on Highway 286 just outside of Wickliffe after the driver was reportedly seen crossing the center line several times. K9 Kony was deployed and allegedly alerted to the presence of narcotics...
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Benton Hell Tour Stop Cancelled

BENTON, Mo. — For driver safety, Wednesday’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events at Benton Speedway were canceled due to unfavorable track conditions. Both tours are back in action Thursday night at Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill.
BENTON, MO
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Car Collision On MO-32 In Ste. Genevieve County Injures Oran Man

(Ste. Genevieve County) A man from Oran was sent to the hospital after a collision on Mo-32 in Ste. Genevieve County Thursday morning. Highway patrol says 68-year-old Carol Dirnberger was driving eastbound in a 2011 Chrysler 200 when he turned into the path of Mazda 5 and struck the vehicle. Dirnberger then traveled off the north side of the road and struck a vehicle sitting in a parking lot just east of Route ‘A’. Dirnberger was moderately injured and taken to Barnes Jewish Hospital to treat his injuries. The driver of the Mazda was not injured. The accident occurred shortly after 11 o’clock Thursday morning.
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