Attempted Armed Robbery at Dash Liquor Store in Columbia

Columbia Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at the Dash Liquor on Paris Road. Police say a man entered the business around 11:18 last (Sunday) night wearing a mask and carrying a backpack. Apparently the man displayed a handgun and demanded from the clerk, and then fled the store without obtaining any money or […]

Small House Fire in Columbia

A candle is believed to be the causes of a small house fire near Nifong Park in Columbia last (Wednesday) night. Fire crews report it started around 7 at a residence in the 4000 block of Ponderosa Street. Apparently a candle caught a mattress on fire causing damage to the carpet. No injuries are being […]

Mexico Public Safety Drug Take Back

The Mexico Public Safety Department will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, October 26th. Residents who want to get rid of any expired or prescription drugs can do so. Mexico Public Safety Corporal Matt Waller will be in front of the fire station from 10 am until 2pm.

Natural Cover Fire in Centralia

A malfunctioning thermostat of an outdoor wood stove is believed to be the cause of a fire in Centralia yesterday (Wednesday). Little Dixie Fire Protection District reports they responded to the 12000 block of Audrain Road 971, just after 12:40 yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon. Upon arrival fire fighters report finding a large amount of split fire […]

SSM Audrain Give Cancer the Boot

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Audrain will be hosting their annual Give Cancer the Boot this Saturday, October 28th. Darla Wilt Volunteer Services Manager with SSM-Audrain says the event started in 2010 and it raises money for local cancer patients. Their will be a steak dinner, with live music, games and an auction through out […]

Deer Causes Rollover Crash in Cole County

A deer in the road is to blame for a one car accident in Cole County early this (Thursday) morning. The highway patrol reports 20 year old Jacob T. Wolken was on westbound U.S. 50 at Marina Road when he swerved to miss a deer, and became airborne and hit the ground rolling over. Wolken […]

Moberly Man with Serious Injuries after Crash in Randolph County

A Moberly man has serious injuries after a one car accident in Randolph County this (Thursday) morning. According to the highway patrol it happened on Highway JJ, 1 mile west of Moberly when 21 year old Zachary M. Baker crossed the center line, went off the road hit a section of pavement and overturned. He […]

Mexico Moonlight Madness

The annual Moonlight Madness in Mexico is tomorrow (Thursday) night. Krista Gilbert coordinator for the Village Square Association in Mexico says the festivities will begin at 4 o’clock with games for the kids at the Audrain County Courthouse. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Mexico Cinema III Getting New Look

The Mexico Cinema Three is undergoing some major renovations. Co-owner of the Cinema Virginia Robertson says updates on the cinema began around two weeks ago. Robertson says there is still a little work to do on one of the restrooms, and in lobby, and a digital sign will be put up and should be complete […]