Category Archive: Mexico News

Sep 15 2014

Battle of Centralia Reenactment Held this Weekend


Next week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Centralia, known by many residents as the Centralia Massacre. In 1864 Confederate troops pulled about 20 Union soldiers from a train in a drunken spree – stripping them of their supplies and uniforms. History shows the Confederate guerrillas ambushed a nearby Union force and slaughtered …

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Sep 12 2014

Residents & MSPD Gather to Honor Patriot Day

Patriot Day Remembrance

Mexico Public Safety gathered yesterday to remember the events of 9/11/2001 at a special Patriot Day Ceremony. KXEO was on hand as the sirens blared as Emergency Responders and the public gathered to remember the day many American lives were lost in terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City, The Pentagon and …

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Sep 11 2014

Miller Tire Ribbon Cutting

Members of the Chamber & Miller Tire Staff at Tuesday's Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Miller Tire’s doors first opened in 1953 here in Mexico. On Tuesday, the business passed another milestone as they hosted a ribbon cutting for a new location on 1206 East Liberty. With a long tradition of doing business in Mexico that started with L. J. “Jake” Miller and passed to his son, Mike Miller, the …

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Sep 10 2014

Today is Deadline for Concealed Weapon Training Course

The deadline to register for the Audrain County Sheriff’s Department concealed weapons training class is today. Lt. Matt Oller teaches the course, which is scheduled for this Saturday from 8am to 5pm at the Sheriff’s Office. “About four or five hours of that is classroom, when we’ll cover statutory law and things like cleaning and …

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Sep 08 2014

Action Packed Night for MHS Fall Sports

Mexico High School sports teams have a lot on the schedule for tonight. Girls Tennis travels to School of the Osage for a match. Volleyball is also on the road to Centralia. Both teams look to bounce back after tough losses last week. Boys soccer has also struggled & they will be on the road …

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Sep 07 2014

Grandparents Day at Scattering Fork Outdoor Center

Today marks the celebration of Grandparents Day at the Scattering Fork Outdoor Center. Grandparents and parents are encouraged to celebrate with children and grandchildren in the Scattering Fork’s Fall Woods. Participants will be able to find and keep pawpaws and buckeyes as well as spot mushrooms, track deer, wild turkey & raccoons. There will also …

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