Lindsey Grojean

Host - KRCU Morning Edition, Producer

Lindsey is a student at Southeast Missouri State University, studying a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a minor in Mass Communication. She spends her time discovering new music, strolling about Cape Girardeau’s antique shops, and gardening. You can see her perform with the Jazz ensembles at Southeast’s River Campus. Lindsey’s dream career is to be a voice actress. As she awaits her big break, she hopes to retain jobs in on-air hosting, DJ-ing, and performing as a young adult. Or for the rest of her life.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory effective through Sunday for Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois. It was issued as a result of afternoon temperatures climbing to the mid to upper 90s, combined with oppressive humidity, which will produce afternoon heat index readings of 100 to 105 degrees over 5 consecutive days.

 

Meteorologist Robin Smith of the National Weather Service in Paducah says it’s not abnormal to have heat advisories this time of year.

 

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Earlier this month, the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri temporarily closed its doors due to a possible distemper outbreak. The shelter underwent a deep cleaning and quarantined animals, after learning one of its recently adopted dogs showed possible signs of having the virus.

Development Director of the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, Lindsey Morales, said although they have reopened, the public still does not have access to the kennels.

The Southeast Metropolitan Planning Organization has released its four-year Transportation Improvement Program amendment, also known as a TIP amendment, for road projects in the region. The current amendment includes all projects MoDOT has planned for its statewide program.

 

Cape Girardeau City Planner Ryan Shrimplin says under Missouri law, new state projects or changes within SEMPO’s planning area must be incorporated into their TIP amendment.

 

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The Cape Girardeau Regional Airport is reviewing proposals from new air carriers. The addition comes at the end of a two-year contract set to expire in November between Cape Air and the Department of Transportation, which provides flights to St. Louis.

 

Cape Girardeau Regional Airport manager Bruce Loy said the airport board expressed interest in changing their popular hub from St. Louis to another destination that wouldn’t compete with Interstate 55.

 

A software glitch in the City of Cape Girardeau’s sewer billing system has caused customers to be charged incorrectly for the month of July. The city of Cape Girardeau recently converted its billing software to a new system causing some sewer customers to be overcharged due to a glitch.

 

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