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Father looking for answers; says son was tied to chair at school
CHESTER, Il. (KBSI)- Sawyer Wilson is a 34-year-old single father, who is looking for justice for his three-year-old, nonverbal, Autistic son, Nicholas. “He was restrained they said with a plastic tablecloth.”. Wilson says the superintendent, Kimberly Briggs informed him through this letter, his son Nicholas, was restrained and tied to...
Commissioners approve 911 contract
It was made official on Thursday. The Perry County Commission made final approval of a contract for dispatch services with St. Francios County Joint Communication Center 911 in front of several Perry County residents. Although the issue of keeping 911 local has been a controversial topic in recent months, Perry...
Uncovering Our Local History: The Hadler/Hatler Family Legacy in Perry County
The Point Rest Lutheran Cemetery, though small and unaffiliated with an active church, contains 68 documented graves. A search for the surname Hadler on Findagrave.com returned four results. A subsequent search for Hatler yielded five matches. The Hadler/Hatler family, common in the German Family Tree, primarily used the Hadler spelling. Some, however, used Hatler.
Fall at Cape County Jail addition drone video
A subcontractor was erecting the Cape Girardeau County Jail addition when he fell about 20 feet from the roof to the floor directly below.
Williams announces run for Cape Girardeau Co. coroner as Republican candidate
CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - A Dexter native and Cape Girardeau County resident announced his run as the Republican candidate for county coroner in the November election. Craig Williams, 35, has lived in Cape Girardeau County for the past five years. He has a mortuary science degree from Forest...
These Jackson, MO based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near jackson.
Perry County dispatch misses two calls
PERRY COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI)- Sheriff Jason Klaus with the Perry County Sheriff’s Department says two phone calls to dispatch (911) were missed on Friday, February 16th, 2024. “We were notified that somebody called 911 and we did not answer it, and we obviously take that very seriously.” Klaus says dispatchers noticed the problem and the department immediately investigated to figure out on who’s end the problem was coming from.
Progress Being Made On New Mississippi River Bridge
(Perryville) Work continues on the bridge crossing the Mississippi River between Perry County in Missouri and Chester, Illinois. Chris Crocker is an engineer with the Missouri Department of Transportation. He tells us about the work being done. That’s not the only work that’s been done. The Ames Team...
Experience Authentic Mexican Flavors: Top 4 Restaurants in Jackson
In this article, we're featuring four exceptional Mexican restaurants in Jackson. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please leave your comments below:
Jackson, Mo. man admits selling fentanyl to drug overdose victim
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man from Jackson, Missouri admitted to selling the drugs that led to the overdose death of a Sikeston man. According to the Justice Department, 22-year-old Dylan McMikle pleaded guilty to one felony count of distribution of fentanyl. McMikle admitted to selling fentanyl to the...
Local AT&T customers react to the cell phone outage
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - “It caused a bit of panic this morning because I was on my way to work,” Chelsea Harrington said. And Harrington said she counts on her phone to get her where she’s going. So, news of a cell phone outage stopped her in her tracks.
Sheriff’s office seeks owner of drone
PERRYVILLE – This may be a first for the Perry County Sheriff’s Office. It is looking for the owner of a found drone. The Perry County Sheriff’s Office had the above drone turned into us as lost property. We would like to return this property to the proper owner.
Jackson High School students celebrate FFA week
JACKSON, Mo. (KFVS) - Friday, February 23 was Jackson High School FFA student’s favorite day out of the year: drive your tractor to school day. This long-standing tradition marks the end of a week-long celebration known as FFA week. We spoke with some students who say driving their tractors...
Murphysboro, February 24 High School 🏀 Game Notice
There are 8 high school 🏀 games in Murphysboro. The Hamilton County High School basketball team will have a game with Nashville Community High School on February 24, 2024, 09:00:00 CST.
Annual Tabletop Tour event returns Sat. in Murphysboro
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (KFVS) - Step into a world where elegance meets timeless charm at the upcoming Tabletop Tour in Murphysboro, Illinois. Murphysboro Main Street is set to host the annual event Saturday, February 24 at the Murphysboro Event Center. The event offers the chance to learn about Murphysboro Main Street’s...
Illinois 3 resurfacing, lane closures begin March 4
CARBONDALE — The Illinois Department of Transportation announced an upcoming lane closure on Illinois 3 from Howardton Road, near Grand Tower, to the Cape T intersection (Illinois 3/Illinois 146) in Jackson, Alexander and Union Counties starting Monday, March 4, weather permitting. A news release from IDOT said the 25-mile,...
Lady Shamrocks to play for district title after semifinal victory over St. Vincent
History repeated itself Wednesday in the Class 2 District 4 girls basketball semifinals. New Haven (12-12) ended the season for Perryville St. Vincent (11-14) for the second year in a row, 38-27.
Local Road Update: East College Street Resurfacing Underway, Completion Expected by Spring 2024
The renovation of East College Street, stretching from Wall Street to Piles Fork Creek, has begun. This project, initiated in winter 2023, includes patching and asphalt work. Samron Midwest Contracting Inc., based in Murphysboro, Illinois, is handling the task.
6 people safe after mobile home fire in Cape Girardeau Co.
Six people are safe after a mobile home fire in Cape Girardeau County, Mo. early Tuesday morning, February 20.
Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office Arrests Seven in Latest 'Warrant Wednesdays' Operation
The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office recently arrested seven individuals with outstanding warrants. These arrests occurred last week as part of the 'Warrant Wednesdays' initiative. The individuals face a variety of charges, from felonies to misdemeanors.