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Stay connected to us wherever you are! With TxtAlert, get breaking news updates along with other area information sent to you as a text message to your wireless device.

Southeast Missourian has the following message categories for you to choose from to get updates as text messages on your wireless device.

  • News - Get breaking news and emergency alert information for our area. Receive today's top stories sent directly to you each morning.
  • Weather - Receive the local weather forecast as a text message. Get severe weather alerts for your county. 
  • Sports News - Get news and scores from Southeast Missouri State University, area high school teams and recreational leagues.
  • Community Organizations - Stay up-to-date on what's going on around our area.
  • School Closings & Notices - Be the first to know if your school is closed or delayed.

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1) News

2) Weather Forecast

3) Severe Weather Alerts

4) Sports

4a) High School Sports Scores

4b) Southeast Missouri State Sports

5) Recreational Sports Leagues

6) Community Organizations

7) School closings and information

8) The Arrow

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