Jackson, Mo. man admits selling fentanyl to drug overdose victim
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man from Jackson, Missouri admitted to selling the drugs that led to the overdose death of a Sikeston man. According to the Justice Department, 22-year-old Dylan McMikle pleaded guilty to one felony count of distribution of fentanyl. McMikle admitted to selling fentanyl to the...
Cape Girardeau man sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling fentanyl
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for selling fentanyl. According to a release from Sayler Fleming, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, 33-year-old Bernardo D. Pulido, of Cape Girardeau, was sentenced Wednesday, February 21 at the federal courthouse in Cape Girardeau for distribution of fentanyl.
Shipyard Music Festival to take a pause
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - After five years of food, cheer, and song, the Shipyard Music Festival will be taking a pause in 2024. According to the Shipyard Music Festival Facebook page, Shipyard will be taking a pause as they focus on bring more concerts and entertainment every month to their new home at Scout Hall on Broadway in Cape Girardeau.
High schoolers make a big impact at Cape Girardeau nursing home
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - You can learn a lot from people who have lived more life than you. That’s the lesson high schoolers at Prodigy Leadership Academy have been learning since last fall. They have partnered with residents at a local nursing home to build connections and see...
Experience the Orient: Top 3 Japanese Restaurants in Cape Girardeau
# Exploring Japanese Cuisine in Cape Girardeau: Top 3 Restaurants Welcome to our exploration of three standout Japanese restaurants in Cape Girardeau. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Experience La Dolce Vita at These 5 Must-Visit Italian Restaurants in Jackson
In this article, we're excited to present to you five noteworthy Italian restaurants nestled in Jackson. Have you had the opportunity to dine in any of these establishments yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Family comes to grips with the loss of their home
GORDONVILLE, Mo. (KFVS) - ”One of them come and knock the door and said, ‘You’re trailer is on fire.’”. Ernesto Rivera’s mobile home was a total loss after a devastating fire early Tuesday morning. Rivera’s neighbors saw the flames. It’s one reason why the Gordonville...
6 people safe after mobile home fire in Cape Girardeau Co.
Six people are safe after a mobile home fire in Cape Girardeau County, Mo. early Tuesday morning, February 20.
Strange Missouri Earthquake Late Sunday Night South of St. Louis
Something odd happened between St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, Missouri late Sunday night and no one even noticed it until now. A strange earthquake was reported in an area that I've never seen an earthquake recorded ever before. I found this earthquake doing my daily check of the USGS "shake...
A Spanish-American War Veteran's Mysterious Death
Robert W. Leslie, who went by his middle name of Walker, was the oldest son of William H. and Mary Leslie of the Gravel Hill area in Cape Girardeau County near the Bollinger County line. When the Spanish-American War began in 1898, the 22-year-old joined the 6th Missouri Infantry, Company...
Cape Girardeau man seriously injured in UTV crash
FRUITLAND, Mo. (KFVS) - A man was seriously injured in a crash involving a UTV in Cape Girardeau County Sunday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Reports, the crash took place around 5:30 p.m. on February 18. The driver was on private property on County Road 514, about 12 miles north of Fruitland.
Cape Girardeau woman hurt in I-55 crash Saturday afternoon
JEFFERSON CITY – A 29-year-old Cape Girardeau woman received minor injuries in a traffic crash on I-55 in Ste. Genevieve County Saturday afternoon. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Pranavi Bommakanti was taken to Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital by ambulance. The patrol says Bommakanti had been a passenger...
Saxony Lutheran names first head football coach
JACKSON, Mo. (KFVS) - Saxony Lutheran High School named O.J. Turner the first head football coach in school history on Wednesday afternoon, February 21. Turner was a star player at Cape Central and SEMO before playing professionally in St. Louis in the Arena Football League. Saxony Lutheran will play Junior...
Deputy coroner approved to assist Cape Girardeau Sheriff in leading office after coroner's removal
Just over a week since the removal of former Cape Girardeau County Coroner Wavis Jordan for allegedly stealing money from a dead person’s wallet and falsifying death records, Cape Girardeau county has approved a new deputy coroner. Jordan was removed from office on Feb. 8th after Attorney General Andrew...
Old Appleton woman cited for DUI following Sunday morning crash
JEFFERSON CITY — A 29-year-old Old Appleton woman was cited for driving while intoxicated with a minor passenger and failing to drive on the right half of the roadway, following a traffic crash on Cape Girardeau Couonty Road 504 east of Old Appleton. The patrol says Masie L. Worthy...
C3D2: The 'District of Death' lives up to the hype
The Class 3 District 2 boys basketball tournament lived up to the hype as the "District of Death." The first round saw Scott City (22-5) narrowly defeat Woodland (21-6) and Kelly (21-5) edge Saxony Lutheran (17-10) on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Notre Dame Regional High School. These are the records...
Miracle-Ear Foundation names Cape Girardeau location as top provider
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The Miracle-Ear Foundation has named the non-profit’s Cape Girardeau location as the Top Provider Team for 2023. Kyle Griffin, a board-certified Hearing Instrument Specialist, front office associates Barbie Kirn and Amy Hopper and Bridgette Swinford, Hearing Instrument Specialist in Training were the team members given the honor at Miracle-Ear’s annual convention held on February 1, in Punta de Mita, Mexico.
Heartland Girl Scout on a mission to sell 3,000 cookie orders
MARBLE HILL, Mo. (KFVS) - Arianna Beasley is on the journey, hoping to sell 3,000 cookie orders. On Heartland Afternoon on Monday, February 19, we had the chance to speak with Arianna. At the time, she’d sold 1,423 orders. When you ask her what goes into all this hard...
The Civil War in Cape Girardeau: A Roundtable Discussion
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI) – “It’s really nice nowadays to be able to research this and find out what happened here.”. What happened in Cape Girardeau during the Civil War, to be exact, which was the focus of Bill Eddleman’s presentation at the Cape Girardeau Civil War Roundtable on Sunday.
C2D3 BKB: Advance regroups late, rallies for OT shocker vs. host 'Cats
BLOOMFIELD – As the fourth quarter got underway in the opening round MSHSAA Class 2 District 3 Tournament game pitting the Advance High School varsity boy’s basketball squad against host Bloomfield on Tuesday, there was probably only one person in the historic Bloomfield Gymnasium that felt the Hornets had a chance at prevailing.