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City of Cape Girardeau Opening New Opioid Treatment Center

The city of Cape Girardeau is opening an outpatient opioid treatment center. It will be used to serve both the area and Southeast Missouri. The first day of operation is scheduled for October 3, 2018. Patients who want to be seen for an intake can be seen as early as September 17, 2018. Residents who…read more »

Police and Fire Department in Paducah Receive Positive Feedback From Residents

There was a citizen survey conducted in Paducah Kentucky about satisfaction of the Fire and Police Department. The survey was based on how safe the town’s residents felt in the town during the daytime. The National Citizen Survey is mailed to 1,500 households throughout city limits. 90 percent of the residents surveyed gave a positive…read more »

Private Event on Sunday Will Prepare SEMO Students for the Best

Hundreds of local college students at Southeast Missouri State University will be attending a special event this weekend to help them prepare for success. JC Penny and the SEMO Service Center will be hosting an event called Suit Up. This private event will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 .p.m. this Sunday, September 23, 2018.…read more »

Customers Receive Wrong Balance on Their Utility Bills

Cape Girardeau residents may want to take a second look at their utility bills. Customers stated receiving utility bills with the wrong amount due printed on them. The previous balance is also incorrect on some bills. This occurrence started happening on Monday, September 17, 2018. City residents, who live on the northeast end of town,…read more »

Bus Driver Saves Child from Choking

There was a nine year old child, who was choking on a piece of candy Monday morning.  9-year-old Cameron Weekly was saved from chocking by Perry County School District bus driver Sandy Saur. A piece of hard candy became lodged in the student’s airway when he went in front of the bus to spit it out.…read more »

Local Sports

Kentucky’s 8 home games in 2019 include Florida, Tennessee

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky will host Southeastern Conference foes Florida, Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee among eight home contests on its 2019 schedule. Mid-American Conference schools Toledo (Aug. 31) and Eastern Michigan (Sept. 7) will visit the Wildcats in a three-game, season-opening home stand that concludes Sept. 14 against the East rival Gators, whom they…read more »

Wong begins Cardinals’ homer parade in 11-6 win over Braves

ATLANTA (AP) — Miles Mikolas has been unbeatable this season when the St. Louis Cardinals score him a couple of runs. He’s 16-0 when getting at least two runs of support, a big asset for the Cardinals as they stay in the postseason hunt. “I’ve been fortunate enough that when I’ve pitched, we’ve had great…read more »

Hendricks takes shutout into 9th, Cubs beat D-backs 5-1

PHOENIX (AP) — Kyle Hendricks received a standing ovation from Chicago Cubs fans in Arizona for merely laying down a sacrifice bunt in the top of the ninth inning. He earned all that applause away from home with the way he pitched on the mound. Hendricks took a one-hit shutout into the ninth and the…read more »

Wilson, Seahawks offense struggle against Bears

CHICAGO (AP) — Russell Wilson looked to his left and his right. He looked for help in the middle of the field. He looked short and he looked for deep balls. No one was open. It was that kind of Monday night for the Seattle Seahawks. Wilson was surrounded for most of Seattle’s 24-17 loss…read more »

Tiafoe replaces Del Potro at Laver Cup in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Open runner-up Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from Team World at the Laver Cup this weekend and has been replaced by American Frances Tiafoe. Del Potro, of Argentina, lost to Novak Djokovic in straight sets in the U.S. Open final. Djokovic will play for Team Europe at the Laver Cup,…read more »

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