Baker, Jules earn Player of the Week honors


CARBONDALE, Ill. — Quarterback Nic Baker and safety PJ Jules were named the Missouri Valley Football Conference players-of-the-week on Monday, as Southern Illinois swept the league’s offensive and defensive awards after beating No. 13 SEMO on Saturday. Baker led SIU to a

Player of the Game


Introducing the Marion Wildcats Player of the Game campaign, proudly sponsored by Charlie’s Air Conditioning & Heating! After each high school sports broadcast, the top player from each broadcast will be chosen to be Player of the

Three killed, two injured in Franklin County crash


BENTON, Ill. (WJPF) – Three Benton teenagers have been killed in a single vehicle traffic crash. It happened around 4:50 p.m. Saturday Benton Field Road.  Two other teenagers were hurt, but are expected to survive. The cause

Cape Girardeau police investigate weekend shooting


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (WJPF) – Police in Cape Girardeau are investigating a shooting that sent one woman to the hospital. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of Broadway Street. The woman shot was

2.6 magnitude quake detected in New Madrid Seismic Zone


NEW MADRID, Mo. (WJPF) – An small earthquake has rattled the New Madrid Seismic Zone. The 2.6 magnitude quake hit around 1:45 a.m. Saturday, about 5 miles north of New Madrid, Missouri. No damage has been reported.