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Long Time Radio Broadcaster Elmo Donze Dies at 65

The man known as Bob Scott has died at age 65. Elmo Donze was the owner and operator of Donze Communications in Perryville Missouri. Donze Communications consists of the radio stations KSGM AM 980 and KBDZ 93.1 FM Donze was a familiar voice in Southeast Missouri for over 40 years. He was a newscaster, Play-by-Play…read more »

New Businesses Coming to Town Plaza After Declining Business

 It wasn’t long ago the Cape Girardeau Town Plaza was hurting for business. Some of the businesses that left the building include Hastings, Anchors, and the AMC movie theater.  This is about to change because Krisspy Cream Donuts and Rosati’s Pizza Sports Pub announced they have wanted to open new locations for their businesses during the…read more »

Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease Raises over $20,000

There may have been rain on September 22, 2018, but that didn’t stop people from participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The walk took place in Carbondale Illinois at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Campus Lake. There were a total of over 150 people who took part in the event. There was over $20,000…read more »

Illinois Women Won’t get Reduced Sentence in Murder Case

A woman identified as Dakota Wall, currently serving a 26 year sentence for assisting other suspects in killing her half sister Sidnee Stephens will not receive a shorter sentence. Chad Bennet who, came up with the idea of murder is only serving 20 years. Murder charges given to him were dropped, he also pleaded guilty…read more »

One Injured in Motorcycle Crash

The driver of a motorcycle was arrested after he left his passenger in the road following a crash that occurred on the night of Thursday, September 20, 2018. The crash took place on Interstate 55 at mile marker 100.6 in Cape Girardeau County. The man driving the motorcycle was 32 year-old Christopher Gates. The man…read more »

Local Sports

Chiefs spread the wealth on offense during blistering start

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There was a play midway through the Kansas City Chiefs’ 38-27 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in which Patrick Mahomes eluded the pass rush, rolled out to his right and flipped a short, simple pass to running back Kareem Hunt in the flat. He had at least two other…read more »

Bears rally for 16-14 victory over winless Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Another opportunistic day by the Chicago defense has the Bears at 2-1 and alone in first place in the NFC North for the first time since late in the 2013 season. The Arizona Cardinals, meanwhile, have joined the parade of teams with a rookie quarterback on the field. Cody Parkey kicked…read more »

Unbeaten and No. 17 Kentucky savoring best start since 2008

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Benny Snell Jr. has answered every challenge with a punishing rushing performance that further stokes the Kentucky running back’s confidence. The junior is getting plenty of chances thanks to the Wildcats’ relentless defense, a strong combination that has the unbeaten program off to its best start in a decade. Saturday night…read more »

Gallagher, Keller leads Royals to series split with Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — When the Kansas City Royals acquired Brad Keller during last winter’s Rule 5 draft, they committed themselves to keep him on the roster all season. As it turned out, that hasn’t been a problem. Keller pitched seven strong innings as the Royals held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday.…read more »

Cubs 3B Kris Bryant sidelined by shoulder fatigue

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is out of the starting lineup because of fatigue in his left shoulder. The 26-year-old was on the disabled list from July 26 to Sept. 1 with left shoulder inflammation. He missed time earlier in the season with the same issue. Manager Joe Maddon says Bryant’s shoulder…read more »

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