- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)46
- 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)8
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)40
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)3
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Man accused of pointing BB gun at Chaffee resident (04/26/16)2
Winter storm watch
The National Weather Service has predicted a possible "major ice storm" to hit this area between Monday night and Wednesday morning.
A winter storm watch issued Sunday indicates a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow to affect all of Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky and the extreme northwest tip of Tennessee.
Significant wintry precipitation, ranging from freezing rain to sleet to snow, is predicted, according to the weather service statement issued Sunday.
While the forecast is subject to change over the next 24 hours, the weather services advises people living in the areas that could be affected to be aware of the effect on travel over the next few days and prepare for possible power outages. The advice includes making sure cars have enough gas, making sur prescriptions will last beyond the storm, and having enough groceries on hand.
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