Nov 28 2014

Mexico High School Basketball Jamboree

Before the Mexico Boys and Girls take to the court in their 2014 basketball season, the teams had a jamboree matchup on Friday. The bulldog boys finished the night 2-0 after they defeated New Franklin and Macon.

The Lady Bulldogs went 1-2 on the night as they defeated Macon but lost to Palmyra and New Franklin.

The season kicks off for the boys December 6th at the Norm Stewart Classic against battle. Their first home game is scheduled for December 16th.

For the girls, their season kicks off with the Mexico Tournament December 1st against Battle

 

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Photography courtesy of Carl Hirst

Nov 25 2014

Mexico City Council

Mexico City Council gathered last night for the regularly scheduled council meeting.

Major business included awarding tourism funds to two entities: the Miss Missouri pageant was given their annual $10,000 from the board. Also receiving funds on their first request was the Decorate Downtown Mexico Committee. On board to address their request for tourism funds was President Chris Newbrough who asked the board for $2,500, they were awarded $400 with the understanding that more could be available next year if the event is a success.

Also on the agenda, council agreed to the purchase of two vehicles for different departments within the city.

Nov 22 2014

Local Pharmacies Close Early in Honor of Laurann Webber

Two Mexico businesses will close their doors early this morning to honor a Mexico woman who passed recently.

Laurann Webber was the first female pharmacist in the Mexico area.

She owned and operated the Medicine Shoppe in Mexico, the business remains family owned and is now Jackson Street Drug.

An active member in the community participating in Altrusa, Audrain County Area Literary Council and was a long time board member of the Miss Missouri Scholarship pageant.

In observance of the Memorial Service for Laurann Webber,
The Webber Pharmacy located at 1102 West Monroe St. next to Moser’s and the Jackson Street Drug at 200 East Jackson St. in Mexico will close at 10:30 this morning.

Nov 21 2014

Two Businesses Awarded Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Awards

The Audrain County Health Department presented two area businesses with a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite award yesterday. ACHD is part of the Healthy Eating Active Living program which is sponsored by the Department of Heath and Senior Services. One of the strategies of ACHD to increase the number of Employers in Audrain County that will be recognized as Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite.

The two businesses receiving awards are the Tri-County Care Center, who received a Gold Standard award and Green Supply who received the Bronze.

Nov 20 2014

Dagwood Jr’s Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Mexico

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Nov 20 2014

MHS When In Rome

The Mexico Theater will be producing a play this weekend in Mexico High Schools Emmons Hall. The play is called “When In Rome” and according to Mexico Speech Theater director Sara Given, the show is an experience for the whole family. She says that the performance offers audience participation and encourages guests to dress up as Romans and get a $2 discount at the door. The play will be this Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 7pm and Sunday afternoon at 2:30.

 

Cast:

Lady………………………………………………………………………..Mackenzie Hawkins

Minimus…………………………………………………….……….Andrew Kristofferson

Gladius………………………………………………………..……………Ethan Musgrove

Julia………………………………………………………………..…………Brooke Ransom

Princess…………………………………………………….…………………..…Kayla Daen

Maid…………………………………………………………..……………………..Lilly Rotte

Altilis…………………………………………………………..…………………..Gabe Jones

Messenger……………………………………………………………..…………..Emeri Kerr

Impella……………………………………………………………………..….Morghan Rowe

Verbalina………………………………………………..……………………….Sidny Groves

Sasilla…………………………………………………….………..……………Delanie Jones

Laffina…………………………………………………..…………………….Rachel Owings

Attendant……………………………………………….…………………..…..Angela Walch

Brudis…………………………………………………..……………………….Noah Duncan

Fina…………………………………………………..………………………Maggie Clampitt

Emperor………………………………………………….…………………..Trevor Plummer

Muses

Elysse Williams, Grace Maddox, Rachel Toalson, Maddie Strunk, Christiana Jordan

 

DeeJay …………………………………………….………………Amar Sykes

Mob Member /Vendor…………..………………………………………..Leon Brown

Mob Member /Vendor…………… ………………………………..……..Shelby Allen

Citizen /Vendor…………… ………………….………………………..……..Kayla Parcell

Citizen/Vendor………….………………..……………………..……………..Nick Cook

Citizen/Vendor………… ………………..………………..…………….Cooper Manns

Additional Citizens

Alyssa Cupp, Katie Lauer, Kelsay Hobbs

 

 

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