Going Public

Covering everything from education and politics to conservation efforts and health/science, nothing is off-limits on KRCU's Going Public. This locally-produced program provides a space for officials and community members to speak on the latest news in - and issues facing - the southeast Missouri region. 

Ways to Connect

Londyn Lorenz

Alex Trebek, the host of the popular quiz show Jeopardy, passed away on November 8th after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. 

After 36 years of hosting, Trebek’s last episodes aired Friday, January 8th. 


Londyn Lorenz, a Perryville native now attending the University of Mississippi, competed in the 2020 Jeopardy College Championship, which recorded in February and aired in April.


Dan Woods / KRCU

On this week's episode, KRCU's Clayton Hester speaks to Southeast Missouri State University professor Jason Sides about the runoff elections in Georgia and their implications, as well as a look at political circumstances around the nation after the violence at the U.S. Capitol.

Clayton Hester / KRCU

KRCU's Clayton Hester takes you on the Christmas Country Church Tour - a holiday tradition that’s in its 16th year and managed to keep its annual visits happening despite the pandemic.


Old Town Cape



With the damage done to the economy, small businesses face their own unique pressure, given the concern for safety and in-person shopping. KRCU’s Clayton Hester spoke to Elizabeth Haynes, Executive Director of Old Town Cape, about what the community is seeing and how her organization is assisting.


Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University recently announced a partnership with US Aviation Group and the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport to offer a Professional Pilot Program. Beginning in Fall 2021, students at the university will be able to earn a Bachelor of Science in Professional Pilot.

KRCU's Dan Woods spoke with Brad Deken, Chair of the Department of Engineering and Technology at Southeast and Ken Jackson, State Supervisor of Instruction with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on the television program "SE Connect" to learn more.