The former Southeast Missourian managing editor has died at 49. Heidi Nieland Hall died Wednesday from metastatic colorectal cancer. Hall’s illness became public recently, when she announced it in a social media post. Hall was a Sikeston native and would go on to serve as an editor in Missouri, Florida and Tennessee. Most recently, she worked in communications for Vanderbilt University in Nashville. A memorial service will be at Woodland Presbyterian Church in Nashville. You can read more in the Southeast Missourian.