University Of Missouri Cutting Costs Trying to Boost Enrollment

The University of Missouri Board of Curators are announcing cost cutting measures to help with enrollment at all four campuses. UM System President Mun Choi announced yesterday (Friday) all four universities will be using a service called CenGage to lower the cost of textbooks. A projected savings on textbooks is three million for all four […]

Eugene Man Dies In Cole County Accident

A thirty year old Eugene man is dead after an accident in Cole County early this (Saturday) morning. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports it happened around 12:30 on Highway 54 eastbound, three quarters of a mile east of Highway 17. Richard J. Lowry went off the road, hit the ground, became airborne, and overturned. Lowry […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Costs Missourians More Than Most

Missourians will pay more for a typical Thanksgiving Meal this year than other people in the United States. The price is an estimated $5.25 higher in the show-me state than the national average. According to a recent study by American Farm Bureau a sixteen pound turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, vegetable tray, peas, cranberries, rolls with […]

KXEO Sports Report For 11/17/18

Teams in the high school football playoffs are shrinking. Trinity Catholic took out Southern Boone 27-17. Columbia Battle is moving on as they beat Fort Zumwalt North 26-14. Several games on the for today (Saturday) include Blair Oaks against Clark County. Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day travels to Hannibal. And Fayette goes to […]

Missing Girl Found Safe In St. Louis

A Macon girl reported missing yesterday [Thursday] was located safe, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. A Endangered Person Advisory had been issued for 17 year old Katie Piatt after she reportedly got into an unknown vehicle with West Perry, a man she met through the internet. At around 9:00 she sent a text […]

Missouri Unemployment Ties Record Low

Missouri’s unemployment rate has tied a record low. The Department of Economic Development released a report showing the state’s unemployment rate is 3.1 percent, the lowest it has been since October 1999. Seasonally adjusted employment went up by more than 6 thousand jobs from September to October.

Bank Robber Sentenced In Federal Court

A Columbia man who robbed a bank and led law enforcement on a high speed chase with an infant in the car will spend 10 years in prison after being sentenced in federal court yesterday. [Thursday] Twenty eight year old Larome Humphrey entered a guilty plea on July 26 to one count of armed bank […]

Pedestrian Killed In Moberly

A Moberly man was killed after being hit by a car on U.S. 63 just two miles south of Moberly last night. The Highway Patrol reports 39 year old John Redelfs was struck by 34 year old Erin Stapleton, also of Moberly, as he was walking in the right driving lane of traffic. Redelfs was […]

Board of Education Hosts Town Hall

The Mexico Board of Education hosted a town hall meeting last night [Thursday] to gain information on community concerns about a possible reconfiguration of the elementary schools. The proposal is to make McMillan School a center for Pre-K and kindergarten students, with Eugene Field and Hawthorne housing first through fifth graders. Attendees were given 3 […]

MPSD Report

Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday [Thursday] Careless driver on East Liberty Fraud reported to 300 North Coal fire alarm at 221 East Whitley harassment at 1404 North Clark carbon monoxide alarm at 1720 Reavis Road fire at 924 East Love and suspicious activity at 2773 South Clark