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Brian Gerau, of Cape Girardeau, was appointed to the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority

Mr. Gerau has been the CEO of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce since 2008. In his role as CEO, he acts as a liaison between business and governmental partners at the local and state levels. He also partners with the City of Jackson in economic development, business recruitment, and strategic planning efforts. Previously, Mr.…read more »

Police Looking for Wanted Man in Union County

A man is wanted on child pornography charges. Officials say an arrest warrant was issued on Friday, September 25 for Dmitry Seregeyevic Seleznev. He is wanted on a $500,000 bond. Seleznev was charged with one count of child pornography (Class X Felony), four counts of child pornography (Class 1 Felonies), two counts of indecent solicitation…read more »

Shawnee District Officials Transitioning to Hybrid Instruction for Students

All students in the Shawnee School District in Wolf Lake Illinois will start a “hybrid” learning model, consisting of four days of normal classroom instruction and only one day of virtual instruction every week beginning on October 5, 2020. Members of the district’s Board of Education recently voted in favor of the hybrid model. The Shawnee School…read more »

Southern Illinois Man Facing Charges after Shooting

A Marion man is facing charges after a shooting late Wednesday night. Marion Police were called to the area of South Vicksburg St. and West Hendrickson St. around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. Officers arrested Nigia L.B. Petty, 22, for aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Petty is…read more »

South Side Water Main Project to Begin Next Week in Paducah

Officials with Paducah Water are making preparations to invest an additional $1.2 million into the city’s south side for a water main replacement in the area of Bridge Street. City officials say Murtco, a contractor for the utility, will start work on the project next week. The project includes the replacement of around 900,000 feet…read more »

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Pirates Beat Slumping Cubs 7-0

PITTSBURGH – Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds hit home runs in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Kuhl finished his comeback season on a strong note, allowing two hits, struck out five hits and three walks. He sat out last season while…read more »

Crunch Time for MLB Playoffs

ST. LOUIS MO(AP) – Eight teams in the National League are vying for four available postseason spots heading into the regular season’s final weekend.  The Marlins, Phillies, Cardinals, Reds, Brewers and Giants are the top teams still in contention — and they’re packed tightly with slots available for one team from the NL East, another…read more »

Yadier Molina singled twice to reach 2,000 career hits and the St. Louis Cardinals began a five-game series between playoff contenders by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2.

All students in the Shawnee School District in Wolf Lake will start a “hybrid” learning model, with four days of normal classroom instruction and only one day of virtual instruction every week beginning on October 5, 2020. Members of the district’s board of education recently voted in favor of the hybrid model. The Shawnee district’s student body…read more »

Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for massage parlor sex. Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg said during an online press conference that without the video recordings of…read more »

Gomber Pitches Cards to 5-0 Win Over Royals

KANSAS CITY(AP) – Austin Gomber tossed six innings of four-hit ball in a crucial spot start, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 victory over Brady Singer and the Kansas City Royals. The Cardinals still trail the Chicago Cubs by 3 1/2 games in the NL Central, but they improved to 27-25 and edged…read more »

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