The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is reporting a train derailment in New Florence this (Sunday) morning. The derailment happened around 7:25 and at this time there have been no injuries reported and no hazardous materials have been identified. Main Street and some secondary roads are closed. Photos courtesy of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department Facebook […]
The Monroe County Health Department is reporting a new positive COVID-19 case. The patient attended morning services at Pleasant Green Baptist Church in Madison on July 26th. Direct contacts were unable to be identified during contact tracing, so the Monroe County Health Department wants those that attended those services to monitor for symptoms until August […]
No new cases of COVID-19 cases being reported as of 6:00 this morning by the Audrain County Health Department. There remain 192 total cases in the county with 15 active cases, 176 recoveries and one death. More than 4,100 residents have been tested so far.
Nancy Early with the Relay For Life of Audrain County was our guest on Public Perspectives August 1st. We talked about the expanded virtual Relay this year and what got her started with the Relay For Life of Audrain County.
A Mexico murder suspect is now in police custody. According to Quincy,Illinois Police, 22 year old Deyton Fisher of Mexico was arrested this (Saturday) morning on charges of second degree murder, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon and burglary. 25 year old Chance Davis was shot and killed in the 800 block […]
The St. Louis Cardinals are scheduled to be back in action tonight (Saturday) against the Milwaukee Brewers. A game between the 2 clubs was canceled last night after 2 Cardinals players tested positive for COVID-19. St. Louis President of baseball operations John Mozeliak, said the team did not leave their hotel last night. The team […]
The Audrain County Health Department reporting one new case of the coronavirus in the county this (Saturday) morning. In a release sent out at 6 this (Saturday) morning the health department reports 15 active cases. 1 more case has recovered since Friday’s report bringing the total number of recoveries to 176 with 1 death according […]
The Mexico School District has just released the reopen plan for the upcoming school year. Marci Minor, public information director for the district explains the plan in detail.
The Mexico VFW Post 3772 is announcing their tentative reopening plan. In a Facebook post from the Post, they are going to attempt to reopen Thursday, August 6th with safety measures in place. Doors will open at 4:00, temperatures will be taken as people enter, patrons will also be required to have a mask and […]
Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services is reporting Boone County’s fourth death due to COVID-19. In a tweet sent out just before noon today (Friday), the agency says the fourth victim was in the over 80 age group. The agency is also reporting a rise in the positivity rate for the novel coronavirus for […]