FOOD & DRINK
Market that ended food desert in Cairo, Illinois, faces challenges
CAIRO, Ill. — Rise Community Market opened on June 16, but it’s already facing a setback. The market ended an eight-year food desert in Cairo, Illinois. The store has been seeing fewer customers than the owners expected, which has led to cuts in employee hours and a halt in deli services, and the store is making smaller inventory orders more frequently. On top of that, several of Rise’s coolers stopped working earlier this month, which makes it more difficult to keep dairy, meat and produce stocked.
5th Annual Lights Parade in Cairo, Ill. set for Dec. 8
CAIRO, Ill. (KFVS) - The 5th Annual Lights Parade will be Friday evening, December 8. According to organizers, those in the parade should line up at 5 p.m. on 20th and Commercial. The parade starts at 6 p.m. The theme this year is The Magic of Lights. After the parade,...
Savoring Sikeston: A Journey Through Three Iconic American Dishes
In this article, we're exploring three traditional American cuisines in Sikeston. Have you had the chance to savor any of these delightful dishes yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Columbus-Belmont State Park: Where Civil War History Meets Natural Splendor
Nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River, Columbus-Belmont State Park is a historical gem that seamlessly blends the echoes of America's Civil War with the natural beauty of Kentucky's landscape. Once a strategic battleground, the park now serves as a peaceful retreat, offering visitors an insightful journey into the past. The park's museum is a centerpiece, showcasing an array of Civil War artifacts, including the remarkable 20-ton anchor used by the Confederates in their bold attempt to blockade the river.
Hunter-Dawson Historic Site celebrates Christmas in the antebellum mansion
Every December, the Hunter-Dawson Historic Site in New Madrid celebrates Christmas decorations from the 1800s. This year, the antebellum mansion is holding its annual candlelight tours from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9. Vicki Jackson, superintendent at the Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site, said she likes to describe their...
Tasty Tuesday: Old Route 51 South BBQ
Don Barden, owner of Old Route 51 South Barbecue in Cobden, shares how he got started in the BBQ business & what his customers love to get time & time again.
History on the Air pt. 1
A small town newsman from southern Illinois helped break the news of the JFK assassin to the world on November 22, 1963.
It's the Busiest Day of Thanksgiving Travel Season
It's the Busiest Day of Thanksgiving Travel Season.
Heartland grocery story dealing with broken cooler ahead of Thanksgiving
CAIRO, Ill. (KFVS) - Grocery stores are prepared for a busy week as people grab the items they need for their Thanksgiving meal, but one Heartland grocery story is dealing with more than just a holiday rush. They’re having issues with an important piece of equipment. “We’re trying to...
What to feed your pet over the holidays
(KBSI) – Keep your pets safe this holiday season!. For many, pets are included as part of the family. Sikeston Bootheel Animal Clinic explains what you can safely feed your pet during the holiday season. Loni Patke is a Veterinarian for Bootheel Animal Clinic. She says vegetables like celery,...
Budweiser Clydesdales in Marion
The Budweiser Clydesdales are in Marion.
6th annual Sikeston Parade of Lights set for Dec. 1
SIKESTON, Mo. (KFVS) - The 6th annual Sikeston Parade of Lights will be Friday, December 1. According to organizers, the parade is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. They said there were currently 25 floats set take part in the parade, with entries still being taken. The only light rule...