Due to low water on the Mississippi River, the Dorena-Hickman Ferry will temporarily be unable to transport large trucks. The ferry will remain in service to haul passenger vehicles and smaller trucks. The Cairo Gauge was at 13.93 at Noon, yesterday. It is expected to stay at or below that level through mid-October unless there is […]
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Manufacturers statewide will be showcasing careers in their industry to about 8,200 Missouri students tomorrow. Brian Crouse with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce says the business group is hosting its annual Manufacturing Day event – this time on Zoom and Facebook. This is the fifth year of the event and Crouse says it helps to […]
Yesterday afternoon, Southern Seven Health Department reported 19 new cases of COVID19 in the region. Alexander County has 2 new cases, Johnson and Union Counties each have 5, Pulaski County has 3, and Massac County has 4. There are 4 new recoveries. S7HD reported a total of 1,180 cases, 822 recoveries, and 25 deaths in […]
Missouri’s agriculture director says one of the biggest challenges farmers have faced during the pandemic has been the lack of broadband capability in rural areas. State Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn was a guest on the Danforth Science Center Ag Tech next series. She says too many farmers have to drive 20 to 30 […]
Yesterday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt announced that three Missouri entities will receive a total of $3.53 million in Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) grant funding through the U.S. Department of Labor’s partnership with the Delta Regional Authority’s Delta Workforce Program. As Labor/HHS chairman, Blunt started the WORC initiative in 2018 and has worked to […]
The White House Coronavirus Task Force says Missouri has the 8th highest rate of COVID-19 cases in the country.
The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting on Sunny Lane in Cape Rock Village. The scene was secured. A victim and a suspect have been transported to the hospital. An ongoing investigation is taking place and more information will be released at a later time.