Multi-County Chase Leads to the Arrest of Paris Teen

A 19 year old Paris Teen is facing charges after taking authorities on a high speed chase that started in Centralia on late Sunday night. According to Centralia Police Chief Larry Dudgeon an officer tried to stop 19 year Tanner Ray Spurlock for a license plate violation near the Casey’s along Highway 22. Chief Dudgeon […]

Sturgeon Will Host Boone County Fair for Third Consecutive Year

The city of Sturgeon will once again be host to the Boone County Fair next year. The event will be held at the Sturgeon Fairgrounds for the third consecutive year. Donna Tracey Sturgeon City Clerk says the city was asked to play host to the Boone County Fair at their monthly meeting last (Monday) night. […]

Mexico Man Charged With Assault

A Mexico man is in the Miller County Jail after an arrest for an assault that left a man with life threatening injuries. According to court documents 39 year old John Powell was arrested for an attack last week on a man who was found unconscious with stab wounds to the head and arms beaten […]

Mexico Sewer Rates Going Up

Mexico residents will see an increase on their sewer bill starting next month. The Mexico City Council voted around a three percent increase at last (Monday) nights meeting. Mexico City Councilman Ron Loesch says the primary reason for the increase is due to the tremendous amount work needed on the sewer system. Loesch says that […]

Macon Woman Faces Charges after Death of 4 Year Old

A Macon woman is facing charges after the death of a four year old child. According to Macon Police Ashley Hamblen was arrested on Tuesday on charges of endangering the welfare of a child and felony possession of marijuana. On September 3rd, officers responded to the 700 block of Bourke Street where a four year […]

Shots Fired at McKee Street in Columbia

Another investigation is beginning in Columbia after police report to a shots fired call on McKee Street last (Thursday) night. Police say they found two shell casings in the area. The spent bullets were found in the same area where a man died from gunshot wounds almost a week ago. Police report this the fifth […]

Vandalia Hires New City Administrator

Vandalia has a new city administrator. The announcement was made yesterday (Thursday) that the city has hired Daren Berry a lifelong resident of the area to the position. Berry has been employed with the City of Vandalia since 2002. Berry officially began his duties in his new role yesterday (Thursday), his salary is sixty two […]

Big Top Brew Festival Features Over 29 Beers

The Mexico Knights Of Columbus will be celebrating its annual Big Top Brew Festival Event tomorrow (Saturday). Toni Deblasi Club President of the Knights of Columbus says there will be live music and plenty of beer vendors. Over 29 different beers will be available for tasting. Tickets are thirty dollars at the gate and start […]

Mexico Public Schools Set to Receive Grant

A twenty five thousand dollar grant is being awarded to the Mexico School District from the Monsanto Group. Rebecca Maupin Principal at McMillan Elementary wrote the grant and says the money will be used to expand project lead the way which is a science technology engineering and mathematic engineering program. A check from the Monsanto […]

Mexico Teens Receive Minor Injuries after Rollover Accident

Two Mexico teenagers are recovering from minor injuries after a one car accident yesterday (Thursday) afternoon in Audrian County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Audrain Road 314 north of the Mexico City limits. 16 year old Autumn R. Luna went off the road and overturned. Both Luna and her passenger 16 […]