With storms and heavy winds predicted in the forecast tonight (Tuesday) the Audrain County Emergency Management Agency is providing some safety tips. Director Nicolas Tietsort says watch out for debris in the roads and find a safe place indoors. Tietsort says it is always a good idea to have your cell phone fully charged before […]
Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Monday): Suspicious activity on South Clark. Driving without a valid license on at the corner of West Boulevard and the middle school. Threats at West Street and West Abat. A sexual assault at East Bolivar.
I-70 in Montgomery County is reopened after a meat truck overturned causing a delay for about two hours last (Monday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened just before 7 around mile marker 171 near Danville. A tractor trailer that was carrying 41,000 pounds of meat flipped over in the westbound lanes. Troopers […]
The Missouri Tigers baseball team will take the field this (Tuesday) afternoon for an opening round match up against the Ole Miss Rebels in the SEC Tournament. The 2 teams met earlier this season in Columbia where the Tigers took 2 out of 3 games. Today’s (Tuesday) game takes place in Hoover, Alabama and will […]
A survey presented to the State Board of Education last week indicates teacher pay is the primary reason teachers leave the profession. The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education surveyed more than 6500 administrators and teachers from around the state. The final report indicates 70 percent of teachers have seriously considered giving up teaching […]
A former Missouri State Highway Patrol Zone Commander for Audrain County will be retiring after almost 30 years of service as a trooper on June 1. Captain Lester Elder was designated to Audrain County in 1992 before being transferred to Callaway County in 1995 and returning to Audrain County later that year. Elder was promoted […]
A Mexico teen will be competing in the Missouri Missouri Outstanding Teen Pageant June 11 through the 13. Maggie Huffman is Miss Springfield’s Outstanding Teen. She is the daughter of George and Linda Huffman, and is a student at Mexico High School. Huffman will be performing a tap dance to “Baby, I’m A Star” as […]
The National Weather Service is reporting an enhanced risk of strong to severe thunderstorms in mid-Missouri for tomorrow afternoon. [Tuesday] The storm is expected to produce damaging winds with gusts of up to 70 miles per hour and the possibility of multiple tornadoes, according to the latest NWS forecast model. Heavy rainfall could also lead […]
A man who allegedly broke into two different homes in Columbia yesterday (Sunday) while naked is now arrested and facing charges. Columbia Police say 35 year old Victor Hugo Mendoza of Columbia was arrested yesterday (Sunday) facing charges of burglary, sexual misconduct, assault, possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest. Mendoza allegedly was found […]
The Mexico High School is announcing a new incoming Assistant Principal. Chris Gray is joining the staff for next school year. He comes from the Troy R-III School District where he as worked for the last 19 years, and has a total of 21 years in education.