Audrain Sheriff Gets New K9

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller reports the department is getting a new K9 officer. Oller, along with Major James Shrader, and Corporal Derek Chism are in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania to meet the new German Shepherd that has been named Chal. The name was chosen in honor of former Audrain Sheriff, Chalmus Blum, who was killed in […]

One Arrested in Audrain Burglary

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man after he allegedly burglarized a home on Audrain County Road 9808. According to deputies, the family arrived home to find 20 year old Emeri D. Kerr inside their home. One of the owners chased Kerr into the woods. The Audrain Deputies called in the Callaway County […]

Jefferson City Woman Dies after Accident in Driveway

A 75 year old woman is dead after an accident in her driveway on Saturday morning in Jefferson City. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol 76 year old Gary Thomas was re-positioning his car in his driveway around 5 on Saturday morning when 75 year old Carole Thomas was walking around the back of the […]

Employees at Dollar General in Auxvasse Vote to Join Union

Dollar General Employees in Auxvasse are taking steps to join a union. According to a news release from the company the employees overwhelmingly voted for union representation last week on Friday. The employees could become the first store in the discount chain to join the union. They would be represented by the United Food and […]

Homicide Investigation Underway in Columbia

A homicide investigation is underway by Columbia Police after a man was found unconscious and not breathing this (Monday) morning. According to the department they went to the 1900 block of Lasso Circle, around 3:37 this (Monday) morning. Officers on the scene say they rendered aid to the man until medical personnel arrived and pronounced […]

Active Shooter Training at Hawthorne

Officials with Hawthorne Elementary School will be training for an active shooter situation with Mexico Public Safety this (afternoon). Major Bryce Mesko says this is part of ongoing training that the department provides for the schools over the past several years. The training will take place after school today (Monday).

Mexico Public Safety Report for Monday, December 11th

Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 26 year old James B. Newman the Second yesterday (Sunday) for a DWI. Public Safety responded to the following calls over the weekend, starting on Friday, December 8th: A peace disturbance at the corner of South Morris and Ruth Ann. Child endangerment at South Calhoun. A suicidal subject […]

Minor Injuries in Two Car Accident in Mexico

Minor injuries are being reported to a Mexico woman after a two accident on Friday on Clark Street at Teal Lake Road. According to Mexico Public Safety it happened at 35 year old Brett Smith of Mexico failed to yield and hit a car driven by 42 year old Susan Termaat. Public Safety says Smith […]

Callaway Bridge to Close for Maintenance

A Callaway County bridge on Interstate 70 will be closed for a few days for maintenance. The Missouri Department of Transportation says the eastbound lanes over Cedar Creek Bridge will be closed Sunday through Wednesday. One lane will be closed each day from 7PM until 6AM. The closure is expected to impact traffic in Callaway […]