George Boardman Clark House: a 141-year legacyCJ CoombsNewsBreak Contributor
Discovering the August and Amalia Shivelbine House built in 1890CJ CoombsNewsBreak Contributor
The historic James Reynolds House: Not every house has to be glamorous to have saving valueCJ CoombsNewsBreak Contributor
Opinion: Cape Girardeau, Dexter, Stoddard Lose Home Healthcare as SoutheastHEALTH Pulls OutMindBodyRevive.ioNewsBreak Contributor
Historic Julius Vasterling Building in Cape Girardeau, Missouri: one section had to be razedCJ CoombsNewsBreak Contributor
This County Has Been Named the most Affordable Place to Live in Illinois
The cost of living varies greatly throughout the United States but communities from every corner of the country are feeling the heat as housing, food, transportation, health care, and costs of other necessities are rising.
These Cape Girardeau, MO based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Cape Girardeau.
The 5th annual Shipyard Music Festival returns to Cape Girardeau
CAPE GIRARDEAU Mo. (KBSI) – The 5th annual Shipyard Music Festival has made its return on September 22 and 23. The annual celebration, located in front of Century Casino, features food and performances from 16 live acts from across the country. Drew Holcomb, lead singer and songwriter of Drew...
A drought has exposed Tower Rock, a Mississippi River rock formation. Here's what it looks like
BRAZEAU TOWNSHIP, Mo. (Video with images above from Veronica Merrell via CNN) — A severe drought caused a rock formation in the Mississippi River to be visible. It's a rare sight, but those wishing to see might be disappointed. The drought, this week, caused water levels near Cape Girardeau,...
Illinois Town Named 1 of the 15 Towns in U.S. to ‘Stay Away From’
There are 15 towns listed as Towns to Stay Far Away From, however sadly, one Illinois town did make the list. The good news is no Tri-State town made this list, and we can take comfort in knowing that we have some really amazing towns in the area. However, one town did make the list Anna, Illinois in the southern part of the state. So what makes Anna, Illinois so bad? According to Ranker:
Unusual Pond Rescue Performed by Cape Girardeau First Responders
Last Friday afternoon, Cape Girardeau's first responders were called into an unusual situation at Capaha Park. A person was found swimming fully clothed in the park's pond, an uncommon event for this area.
Rangers find relief on the gridiron
Anna — After a long, mentally and physically exhausting week, the Benton Rangers were ready to get back to football and their winning ways. With their first ever Mississippi Division win still lurking the Rangers visited Anna-Jonesboro and got it with a 42-8 win over the host Wildcats to spoil the AJ Homecoming.
Dr. Shannon answers the Heartland’s mental health questions
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Dr. Shannon Cubria Farris is a clinical psychologist. He will be a guest on The Breakfast Show on Sunday mornings, answering viewers’ questions about mental health. You can join in the conversation by submitting anonymous questions here. September is Suicide Prevention Month, and Dr....
Weekly Safety Report: Man Rescued, Shoplifting Arrest, Shooting, and Threats in Cape Girardeau
This week in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, several incidents occurred that required police and firefighter intervention. These incidents include the rescue of a man from Capaha Pond, the arrest of a woman in connection with a shoplifting investigation at a mall, a woman injured in a shooting, and a woman taken into custody after making threats to St. Mary Cathedral.
Cape Girardeau Kiwanis Club hosts first ever Jeep Show
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – Kiwanis Cape Girardeau hosted its first ever Jeep Show on Saturday. All in all, 63 Jeeps entered the show at Kiwanis Park. Classes included military, antique, dirtiest, most customized, and people’s choice best of show. Committee member Tim Adkisson said this was a...
Discovering the August and Amalia Shivelbine House built in 1890
It's hard to believe this home is 133 years old. The house is referred to as the August and Amalia Shivelbine House and it's located at 303 South Spanish Street in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. On June 25, 1999, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is privately owned.
Drone12: American Queen docks in Cape Girardeau
The last riverboat of the season docked in Cape Girardeau, Mo. on Friday, September 22.
Column: Forget the fumbles, bad D is what is costing SEMO FB
If a physician was examining the 2023 Southeast Missouri State football program today, the most critical thing that he/she would have to be careful NOT to do is confuse the symptoms with the diagnosis. In each of the past two weeks, the Redhawks have endured a pair of teeth-grinding losses,...
Eastern Kentucky's Dramatic Comeback Ends in Victory over SEMO
In the fourth week of the college football season, Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) secured a nail-biting win against the ranked 16th Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO) RedHawks. The final score was 41-38. SEMO had a strong 17-point lead in the fourth quarter, but EKU didn't concede. Instead, they made an impressive comeback, managing to tie the game with less than a minute remaining.
“The bigger the better”: Nachopalooza at La Luna Mexican Restaurant
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – “The bigger the better.”. This is the motto for La Luna Owner Antonio Olivares when it comes to the restaurant’s Nachopalooza. “We want to make it bigger, and for people to get excited. It’s fun to do something different.”. On Thursday,...
Southern Ill. health clinic hosts ‘Night of the Living Health Fair 2′
ANNA, Ill. (KFVS) - A southern Illinois health clinic is hosting “Night of the Living Health Fair 2: Return of the Candy″ on late October. The event is on October 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 513 N. Main Street in Anna, Ill. There will be...
Rural school continues to rack up wins
COBDEN, Ill. — Cobden is the little high school that could. And it still can. The 1964 Appleknockers basketball team made it to the Illinois state finals and became America’s underdogs, beating teams where the school’s population was bigger than the entire village of Cobden at 900 souls. This was almost a decade before the class system started in high school sports, so the Appleknockers had to beat every team no matter how big to get to the finals.
CAPE GIRARDEAU PD TIP A COP EVENT
This Tuesday at 5pm the Cape Girardeau police department will be hosting their annual tip a cop event at the Texas Roadhouse from 5pm to 9pm. All tips received by officers will go to Special Olympics Missouri and the Cape’s own local athletes. The Cape’s finest have worked with these athletes for many years and they can attest to the value of the program.
PORCH Initiative begins demo on rehab project in South Cape
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – People Organize to Revitalize Community Healing, also known as P.O.R.C.H., celebrated beginning the rehab of a home Friday morning. PORCH is an initiative for first-time home buyers. “We believe these goals are attainable, and we will strive to build productive partnerships with our local...
George Boardman Clark House: a 141-year legacy
The historic George Boardman Clark House in Cape Girardeau, Missouri is also referred to as the Kellerman House. Built in 1882, the house is 141 years old. The architectural style is Queen Anne and it sits on a sandstone foundation. In about 1909, a one-story porch in front was replaced with a two-story porch. On July 22, 1994, the house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.