Audrain County August 8th Special Election Information

There will be a special election on August 8th in some areas of Audrain County. Voters residing in three area school districts within Audrain County will be heading to the polls to vote on property tax levy increases at Van-Far R-1, Centralia R-6, and North Callaway R-1. Only voters residing in these districts will have […]

Columbia Police Taken on Chase, 2 Still at Large

Columbia Police are detaining 2 people after an attempted traffic stop leads to a brief chase. According to the department around 2:30 this (Thursday) morning officers attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle, and the car took off, prompting them to create a perimeter for a search near Grace Lane, St. Charles Road and Richland Road. […]

Inmate Assaults Employee Northeast Correctional Center

The Northeast Correctional Center in Bowling Green is on lock down after an incident yesterday (Wednesday) where a staff member was assaulted by an inmate. The State Department of Corrections reports the staff member is alert and is in stable condition after being assaulted with a homemade weapon by an inmate. The incident is still […]

CEO of Zenith Aircraft Company in Mexico Wins Award

Sebastien Heintz, President and CEO of Zenith Aircraft Company in Mexico, Missouri is this years recipient of the Freedom of Flight Award for his contributions to aviation. The award is given to individuals who have made the general aviation community better through integrity, innovation and high standards. Heintz was presented the award at the Airventure […]

Love Street Resurfacing Postponed

A resurfacing project along Love Street in Mexico has been postponed to tomorrow morning [Friday] due to rain this morning. Drew Williford with the engineering department for the city says the work will now take place tomorrow and Monday beginning at 7AM. No parking will be allowed on either day along Love Street between 7AM […]

Shots Fired in Mexico

A Mexico man is under arrest and an investigation is ongoing into a shots fired incident in Mexico this (Thursday) morning. Mexico Public Safety reports the incident happened just after midnight at the 1700 block of West Boulevard. Officers say they found a 21 year old white man who had been punched over a property […]

Bodies Identified in Gasconade County Pond are Husband and Wife

The 2 bodies found in a pond in Gasconade County are being identified as those of a husband and wife. According to reports DNA tests confirmed the woman was 44 year old Crystal McGee, and the male was her husband 62 year old James “Charlie” Holt Jr. An investigation has been ongoing by the Gascondade […]

MU Police Investigating Misappropriation of Funds

The University of Missouri has referred a case of possible misappropriation of funds by a former staff member to the MU police Department for investigation. In a statement, Interim Chancellor Garnett Stokes says the misappropriation is from student organization accounts affiliated with Greek Life, and are not University accounts. A new policy has been put […]

New Abortion Regulations Pass in Missouri Senate

A law requiring new regulations on abortion will now go to the governors desk to be signed after being passed in the Missouri Senate by a vote of 22-9. The bill grants the attorney general authority to prosecute violations of abortion laws. It also requires annual inspections of abortion clinics by the state health department. […]

Columbia College Growing and Building

Columbia College will be spending twenty million dollars to grow its campus. The college has seen a drastic spurt in enrollment recently last year it grew by 13 percent. A spokesperson for the college says they will break ground next year on a sixty thousand square foot facility. The project is expected to be finished […]