- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)35
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
Building storing cotton lint, seed catches fire at Kennett Oil Mill
KENNETT, Mo. -- The Kennett Fire Department responded to an early morning fire today at the Kennett Oil Mill, located on Independence Avenue.
At approximately 12:11 a.m., Kennett police dispatched the fire department to the mill, where there was reported to be smoke.
Upon arrival, the fire department found a large metal building engulfed in flames. The building was a storage area for old cotton lint and seed.
Though the building sustained a large amount of damage to the walls, the fire department was able to extinguish the fire and keep it from spreading to any other area of the mill.