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First Ever Hawktober Fest Next Weekend

In conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month Southeast Missouri State University will be hosting their first ever Hawktober fest. The event will take place in front of Houk Stadium prior to the football game. The Redhawks football team will take on Jacksonville State at 2.p.m.. There will be a free German themed tailgate with beer…read more »

Southeast Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Next Weekend

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Southeast Missouri State University will recognize this next weekend. The Redhawks football team will be hosting their annual Pink out Game against Jacksonville State at 1.p.m. Many survivors of the disease will be in attendance and will be recognized. The Redhawks volleyball team will be hosting Tennessee State University…read more »

Deadly Shooting Under Investigation on Cape Girardeau Bridge

Illinois State Police are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred on the Bill Emerson Bridge that connects Cape Girardeau, Missouri to East Cape Girardeau, Illinois. The investigation began on Saturday, October 7, 2018. Police say there were two vehicles driving across the bridge, when shots were fired. One of the vehicles turned around and went…read more »

Woman Found Guilty of Starting Fire

A jury in Jefferson County has found a woman guilty of starting a fire in a hotel. The incident occurred in December of 2015. The woman was identified as Adriane Parke, she is charged with aggravated arson. Prosecutors have confirmed that she was a housekeeper at the Drury Hotel, when she started the fire. Police…read more »

Local Stores Hiring for Holidays

The holiday season is quickly approaching. Many area stores have begun the hiring process for this time. Some of the applicants, who apply and get hired, may be kept. On Tuesday, October 16, 2018 J.C. Penny stores in Cape Girardeau, Popular bluff and Sikeston will be conducting hiring events from 11.am. to 7.p.m.  J.C. Penny…read more »

Local Sports

Perron’s hat trick lifts Blues to over Flames 5-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — David Perron likes his new line. Perron scored his fourth career hat trick, Alexander Steen had a goal and an assist, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Thursday night. Joel Edmundson also scored and Brayden Schenn had three assists as the Blues won for the first…read more »

AP Source: Cubs fire hitting coach Chili Davis

CHICAGO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says the Chicago Cubs have fired hitting coach Chili Davis after one season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the move has not been announced. Chicago won 95 games in a franchise-record fourth straight playoff season, but its…read more »

Brady, Pats await ‘future of the league’ in Chiefs’ Mahomes

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was barely 5 years old when Tom Brady completed his first NFL pass in 2000. Now Mahomes, whose undefeated Kansas City Chiefs play at New England on Sunday night, is the talk of the NFL in just his second season. “That’s the future of the league, so it’s always…read more »

Tua vs. Drew: Star QBs share stage for Missouri-Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — It’s the Southeastern Conference’s top young gun versus the elder statesman. No. 1 Alabama’s quarterback Tua Tagovailoa , the high-flying sophomore star, takes on Missouri and its own prolific passer Drew Lock Saturday night. It’s an intriguing matchup of talented quarterbacks in a game where the so far unchallenged Crimson Tide…read more »

NHL criticizes reduction of suspension for Predators’ Watson

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL is criticizing an arbitrator’s decision to reduce the suspension of Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson, who pleaded no contest in July to a domestic assault charge. Watson received a 27-game suspension from NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman last month. The NHL and NHL Players’ Association announced Thursday that arbitrator Shyam…read more »

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