Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 31 2012

Mexico Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident

A Mexico man was killed and a Santa Fe woman is in Intensive Care after a motorcyle accident in Mexico. At about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, Mexico Public Safety and Audrain Ambulance District responded to Missouri Highway 22 (W Monroe) and Curtis in reference to a crash involving a pick-up truck and a motorcycle. Responding personnel found …

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May 31 2012

Accident West of Mexico

Audrain County Joint Communications has confirmed there has been a major accident on Highway 22/W. Monroe Street at Curtis Street in Mexico. Crews are on the scene as of 8:11 p.m. Wednesday. The road has been closed to make way for an emergency helicopter. Please avoid this area. KXEO will bring you more information as …

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May 30 2012

Gov. Nixon Signs Veterans Homes Bill in Mexico

Nixon signs

Governor Jay Nixon signed House Bill 1731 into law on Wednesday at a ceremony at the Mexico Veterans Home. The bill transfers money from the Missouri Gaming Commission Fund to state Veterans Homes, providing an annual funding source of $32-million. Nixon told the crowd at the Mexico Veterans Home that this legislation shows the state’s …

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May 29 2012

New Weed Plaguing Farmers without their Knowledge

The ever-changing landscape of weeds has always been a headache for farmers, and new farming practices have given rise to a new headache. University of Missouri Weed Scientist Kevin Bradley says the Asiatic Dayflower has only recently been noticed in Missouri. It’s showing up in corn and soybean production fields. “We’re doing more and more …

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May 26 2012

Mexico Man Injured In ATV Accident Friday Night

A 40-year-old Mexico man is moderately injured when he is ejected from the ATV he is riding Friday night in Audrain County. Missouri Highway Patrol officials say Danny Johnson was riding the ATV on private property in the 26,000 block of Audrain County Road 836 when he jumped an embankment on it and it overturned. Johnson was ejected and …

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May 25 2012

Serious Accident Stalls Traffic in Mexico

An accident in eastern Mexico had traffic backed up for miles early Friday morning. Authorities say 47-year-old Chester Florea of Willis Springs was driving his pickup truck eastbound on Business 54 around 9:30 a.m. when he crossed the center line and hit a semi on the driver’s side door area. He hit the rear wheel of …

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