Busy Friday For the Bulldogs

In local sports: The Mexico bulldogs wrestling team will be competing for their first time at home tomorrow night. [Friday] Jeff Anderson, the high school activities director, reports they will have two mats actively being used in the quad meet. The Bulldogs will be taking on Centralia, Sullivan and Eldon. Matches start at 5:00.   […]

SSM Joins Drug Initiative

SSM Health, a hospital group with several locations in Missouri, is one of 4 health systems that are joining forces to create a non-profit generic drug company to create medications to allow for more accessible pharmaceuticals for patients. Modern Healthcare is reporting SSM, along with Intermountain, Ascension and Trinity Health are working with the U. […]

Eastholm Partial Closure

The City of Mexico Wastewater Department will have Plan B Development working on the sewer tomorrow and Monday. The work will result in a parial lane closure on Eastholm from East Love to MacFarlane. Traffic will be allowed through, but drivers are asked to use caution in the area.

Mexico Bulldogs Boys Beat Brookfield Girls Get Their Chance Tonight

The Mexico Bulldogs defeated Brookfield 66-52 in the Macon Invitational Tournament last (Wednesday) night. The Bulldogs will next battle the Moberly Spartans in the winners consolation game of the tournament tomorrow (Friday) night, with a tip off of 5pm. The Mexico Girls Basketball team will get their shot at Brookfield tonight (Thursday) at the Macon […]

Sturgeon Rental Home Destroyed by Fire

A Sturgeon home is a complete loss after a fire caused by a space heater plugged into an overloaded electrical socket. Fire officials report it happened on Tuesday night around 4, at a rental property next to Sturgeon’s Heuer’s Country Store. The woman who lived at the house was uninjured.

Lawsuit Filed to Overturn VanDeven Removal

A lawsuit is being filed seeking to overturn the firing of the former state education commissioner Margie Vandeven by the Missouri Board of Education. According to court documents teacher Laurie Sullivan filed the lawsuit in November which accuses the board of violating the states Sunshine Law. In the filing presented to a Cole County Judge […]

Two Car Accident on Fairground and Lakeview in Mexico

A two car accident with no injuries is being reported on Fairground at Lakeview yesterday (Wednesday). According to the accident report 17 year old Kylee Ward was stopped at the stop sign when she was rear ended by a car driven by 29 year old Megan Norman of Mexico.

Missouri Unemployment Up a Bit from Last Report

Missouri’s unemployment rate is up just a bit. According to a report from the Department of Economic Development the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in December, up compared to the 3.4 percent in November. Missouri’s Economy shed around 18000 jobs, the unemployment rate was at 4.4 percent in December of 2016.

Three Arrests in Hannibal After Search Warrant Turns up Drugs and Cash

Three people are facing drug charges after an arrest conducted by the Hannibal Police Department and the Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad. According to police it was at a residence in the 400 Block of North 5th Street. A search warrant turned up a significant amount of Crystal Meth, as well as a large amount of cash, […]

Mexico Public Safety Report for January 18th, 2018

Mexico Public Safety reports the following arrests: 38 year old Jamie L. Davis was arrested yesterday (Wednesday) for DWI, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. 33 year old Jeffrey A. Singleton was arrested today (Thursday) for Third Degree Domestic Assault, Resisting Arrest, and Stealing. Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Thursday): […]