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Sep 12 2012

Auxvasse Photographer Sentenced In Videotaping Case

A 46-year-old Auxvasse photographer who admitted in Callaway County court to secretly videotaping three women clients changing in a dressing room at his studio near Auxvasse has been sentenced. Callaway County Prosecutor Chris Wilson says Edwin Morris was sentenced to four years in prison. Circuit Judge Kevin Crane then suspended the sentence and placed Morris on five years of supervised probation. Morris …

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Aug 29 2012

20th Honor Flight From Columbia Ready To Go

The 20th flight of the Central Missouri Honor Flight is gearing up for take-off in the early morning hours next Tuesday. Honor Flight officials say the flight will leave Columbia Regional Airport at 2:00 Tuesday morning. This time, heroes from World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War will take part in the …

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Aug 23 2012

Auxvasse Pump Still Down, Water Connected To District Supply

Crews from Flynn Drilling are on the scene along with crews from the City of Auxvasse trying to repair the water pump at Auxvasse’s city tower. The pump failed Wednesday afternoon causing city officials to ask residents to conserve water. City Clerk Missy Hooks says the problem appears to be with the pump motor. She …

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Aug 22 2012

Auxvasse Residents Down To Two Days of Water After Pump Quits

Auxvasse residents have been put under a conserve water order by city officials after the city’s main water pump quit Wednesday afternoon. Auxvasse Deputy City Clerk Chris Edwards says they don’t know what caused the pump to go down and are trying at this time to get a company in to repair it. For now, the …

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Jul 23 2012

Governor Implements State of Emergency

Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency for the state of Missouri because of high temperatures and dry conditions. With temperatures soaring past 100 degrees Monday afternoon and heat index readings from 106 to 108 across the state, the governor made the declaration mid-afternoon. Nixon signed Executive Order 12-07, which activates the state emergency …

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Jul 20 2012

Two Vandalia Residents Busted Thursday For Alleged Drug Possession

Two 40-year-old residents of Vandalia have been busted for possessing methamphetamine, marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child. Audrain County Sheriff officials say members of the East Central Drug Task Force served a search warrant on a home in the 500 block of East Highway 54 late Thursday night. Officers are alleged to have …

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Jun 27 2012

Cooling Centers Identified In Area During Heat Wave

If you are an area resident in need of a place to cool off during this heatwave, there are identified sites in the listening area opening their doors as cooling centers. According to the Audrain County 911 Facebook page, the Mexico Senior Center will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 5:00. The Montgomery …

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Jun 19 2012

Indicted Montgomery City Business Owner Found Dead In Home

A rural Montgomery City man who was indicted on federal fraud charges earlier this month has been found dead in his home. Montghomery County Sheriff Bob Davis says deputies were called to the home of Frank Renick on Sunday afternoon for a reported shooting. Davis says deputies found Renick had apparently killed himself with a single …

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