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Upgrade in Fire Department Equipment Now Can Send EKG Updates to the Emergency Room

Local fire fighters are now able to send an EKG of a person’s heart within seconds of arriving at their location. Officials say, it could save someone’s life. Matter of fact, actually it’ll change their outcome. Officials are talking about new feature on the Zoll Monitors and defibrillator machines. Officials say, previously they had to print…read more »

Man Who Assaulted Teenage Girl Facing Charges of Rape and sodomy

Police say, A Paducah, Kentucky man is facing charges after an alleged sexual assault. The man was identified as 55 year-old Raymond Cannon, He was taken to the McCracken County Jail. fficials said on Oct. 13 they responded to a Reidland home for the alleged assault. Investigating officials said a 14-year-old female had been in Cannon’s…read more »

Two Earthquakes Rumble Through New Madrid County Over the Weakened

A couple small Earthquakes were reported to have rumbled through Southeast Missouri over the weekend. The first quake was felt at 8:55.a.m. and rumbled through an area 2.7 miles southwest of  Lilburn and 22 miles southwest of Sikeston. The second earthquake rumbled through 3.5 miles southwest of Tallapoosa and 20.3 miles southeast of Kennett on…read more »

Cape Girardeau Woman Appointed to State Commission

A Cape Girardeau woman was appointed to the Missouri Charter Public School Commission. The appointment was made on Friday by Governor Mike Parson. The woman, who was appointed, was identified as Mary Jane Almandez. She previously spent a number of years as a Spanish educator in both private and public school systems throughout the state…read more »

Judge Rules That Racist Facebook Posts Are Off Limits in Court Case Friday

On Friday a court judge barded a plaintiff attorney in a case involving sexual discrimination in which the attorney questioned former Scott County  official about posts he previously put on Facebook  that were described by several people as being both sexist and vulgar.  At the hearing the judge sided with the defense attorneys claim that…read more »

Local Sports

Mariota, Winston may have cloudy futures with shaky showings

(AP)-Marcus Mariota might be out as the starting quarterback in Tennessee, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers might have to decide how many more interceptions they can afford from Jameis Winston. For the top two picks in the 2015 draft, the future might not be so bright. Mariota was pulled in the third quarter of a…read more »

Watson, Hyde lead Texans to 31-24 victory over Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There were plenty of people standing on the Houston Texans sideline that felt they had something to prove against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Just about all of them succeeded, too. Deshaun Watson threw for 280 yards and a touchdown while running for two more, outdueling Chiefs counterpart Patrick…read more »

After record world medal haul, Biles a face of 2020 Olympics

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Next stop Tokyo for Simone Biles. With Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps both retired since the last Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. gymnast will be the face of the games for much of the world. In gymnastics, no one else comes close. Biles won five of the six gold…read more »

Strasburg starts for Nationals, up 2-0 on Cardinals in NLCS

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thanks to some superb pitching, the countdown is on to the Washington Nationals’ first World Series appearance in franchise history. Up 2-0 on the St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Championship Series after near no-hitters from Aníbal Sánchez and Max Scherzer, the Nationals turn to historically strong playoff pitcher Stephen Strasburg in…read more »

David Freese, former World Series MVP, retires at 36

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Freese is retiring after an 11-year career that included a World Series title with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011 when he was MVP. The 36-year-old infielder announced his decision Saturday on Twitter. He made his final appearance Wednesday in a deciding Game 5 of an NL Division Series, striking…read more »

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