Grass Fires and Burning Railroad Ties in Mexico

Mexico Public Safety is reporting several calls of fires in the area yesterday (Monday). The first happened yesterday (Monday) morning around 11:37 east of the Morris Street railroad crossing. Employees of of the Norfolk Southern Railroad said they were doing maintenance on the track when a grass fire started. It was put out by the […]

MPSD Report for 8/14/18

Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Monday): Driving without a valid license or no valid license plates at 808 South Trinity. A natural cover fire at 218 South Morris Street and at 500 Green Boulevard. A vehicle break in at 1101 North Washington.

Centralia Man With Minor Injuries in Randolph County Accident

A deer in the road is to blame for an accident in Randolph County yesterday (Monday) afternoon that has left a Centralia man with minor injuries. The highway patrol reports it happened on US 63, three miles south of Renick. 44 year old Michael B. Forsee was taken to the Boone Hospital in Columbia for […]

Governor Parson Stops At Stacey’s Place in Mexico

Governor Mike Parson made Mexico a stop yesterday (Monday) morning for a farmer to farmer discussion. Parson made a stop at Stacey’s Place and said his main focuses will be to improve infrastructure and job development in rural areas of Missouri. Farmers at the meeting shared some of their biggest concerns which included, the drought, […]

KXEO Sports Report for 8/14/18

The St. Louis Cardinals with a dramatic walk off 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals at Busch Stadium last (Monday) night. Matt Carpenter hit his National League leading 33rd home run to put the Cardinals ahead in the eighth inning. The Nationals would come back and it would be Paul Dejong with the heroics hitting […]

Mexico Purchases New Mower

The Mexico City Council approved the purchase of a new wide area mower for the Parks and Maintenance Department at last night’s meeting. Forty nine thousand dollars had been put in the budget for the purchase of a replacement of the current John Deere model. The unit will come from MTI Distributing for $36,000, subject […]

Westminster Receives Multi-Million Dollar Endowment

Westminster College in Fulton has received a $3.88 million dollar bequest from a former trustee from California. Ronald Kostich’s significant contribution will be added to the college’s endowment for scholarships, the National Churchill Museum and the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Kostich was a 1963 Westminster College Graduate, and was a part of the ROTC and played […]

Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest For Assault, Weapon Charge

A traffic stop in Vandalia over the weekend led to the capture of a man wanted out of Callaway County for domestic assault and unlawful use of a weapon. The Vandalia Police Department reports 35 year old Ryan Breden of Vandalia was stopped in the area of Washington Street and Vine Street for speeding. Breden […]

Moberly Woman Seriously Injured In Crash

A Moberly woman was flown to University Hospital In Columbia after she was rear ended on Route A just before noon today. [Monday] According to the Moberly Police Department, the crash happened when an 18 year old woman from Higbee was traveling east on Route A behind a 61 year old in a buick. The […]

Dog Found Bound With Tape Near Mexico

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller is asking for the public’s help gathering information about the circumstances that led to a dog being found bound with tape on Saturday night. Oller says the dog was spotted on U.S. 54, near Highway HH outside of Mexico. Oller continues by saying the dog appears to be well mannered. […]