Frazier to Offer Guitar Lessons

Presser Performing Arts Center in Mexico has announced Grady Frazier will be offering guitar lessons at their facility. The Mexico native has been playing the guitar since the eighth grade. The singer-songwriter has been signed with unlabeled records. Frazier will host his lessons on Tuesdays from 4 to 8 for people ages 7 and up. […]

Cable in Prisons

A Missouri representative proposed taking cable out of prisons and replacing it with a free TV antenna. The recommendation was made to save the state nearly a million dollars a year. In a committee the idea was met with bipartisan opposition, based on the fact the cable is paid for by the inmates from the […]

Fulton Woman Arrested in Drug Bust

A Fulton woman was arrested after the Mustang Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 1408 Colonia Street last night. During the search, officers found a white crystal like substance, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Officers arrested Charlene Allison for distribution of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Investigation into […]

Area Students on Westminster Dean’s List

A total of 304 Westminster College students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester, including 73 freshmen, 56 sophomores, 67 juniors and 108 seniors. To be included on the list, a student must have earned a 3.60 semester GPA, with at least 12 hours completed that semester. The Fall 2016 […]

Columbia Shooter Says He Thought He Was Protected

The man charged in shooting a man who allegedly ran off with his cell phone in Columbia tells police he thought the new “stand your ground” law protected him from being prosecuted. 23 year old Karl Henson was charged on Tuesday with assault and armed criminal action. According to the probable cause statement Henson said […]

Kansas City Man sentenced in Callaway County

A Kansas City man will spend 5 years in prison for burglarizing and attempting to set fire to a Callaway County business in August of 2016. Timothy Morris pleaded guilty this week to taking ATV ramps from the business on Old Highway 40, and setting fires in the building in an attempt to burn it. […]

Real ID Act

A Senate Committee has advanced a proposal to bring Missouri into compliance with federal drivers license requirements. Missouri law has prohibited the state from complying with the 2005 Real ID act, that set tougher proof of identity requirements due to the terrorist attacks on 9/11/2001. Opponents have raise concerns about provisions requiring states to keep […]

Right To Work Advances

The Missouri Senate has advanced a right to work bill to ban all mandatory union fees yesterday. The bill will need another vote to move to the house, which has already passed a nearly identical bill. Republican Governor Eric Greitens has been vocal in his support of the bill, saying he will sign it if […]

Mexico Salt Supply Replenished

The City of Mexico is stocked up again on salt after treating roads recently. Mexico Public Works Director Kinsey Russell says they have used around 100 tons of the salt over the past 2 storms. Russell says they just purchased another 50 tons of the product after the last storm. On average in a year […]

Callaway County Sheriff’s Department Looks to Implement Body Cams

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Department is looking to implement body camera’s for their deputies by the end of this fiscal year. According to Sheriff Clay Chism the department has been testing the camera’s for the last 3 years. Sheriff Chism says the main issue with not implementing them sooner has been with the state’s open […]