Donations of hats, gloves and scarves are being accepted at the Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce. The items will be handed out to children awaiting the arrival of the Holiday Express Santa Train on December 12. The chamber is located at 100 West Jackson Street in Mexico. The office is open Monday through Friday 9AM […]
The Missouri Appeals Court has upheld the conviction of a man accused of killing 2 people during a drug deal in September of 2015. Darious Lucas was convicted of murder and armed criminal action for the deaths of James Richardson of Columbia and Kenneth Long of Mexico. Lucas was sentenced to life in prison without […]
Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Tuesday): Vandalism at 629 East Liberty. A runaway juvenile in the area of North Western. A stolen vehicle at 324 North Abat.
The 2018 Mexico Area Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade will be taking place this Saturday, December 1st starting at 10 am. The theme is There is No Place Like Home, and will feature around 30 floats and 10 area businesses. The route will start on Washington at Love Street and will continue down Washington going […]
Sentencing is now set for a Wentzville man who is pleading guilty to impersonating an FBI special agent. According to court documents 45 year old Mark Van Ronzelen pleaded guilty in federal court yesterday (Tuesday). Van Ronzelen is accused of falsely representing that he was a Federal agent to an off duty Wentzville Police Officer. […]
Three people have injuries after an accident in Callaway County yesterday (Tuesday). According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol it happened on U.S. 63 Southbound just north of Nichols Road. The driver 28 year old Chelsea N. Steele of Jefferson City went off the road and over corrected, sliding sideways into a ditch. Steele had […]
Missouri Governor Mike Parson is calling for an individual audit of the Department of Public Safety. The new director Sandra Karsten, raised concerns after an internal investigation into a possible misuse of taxpayer dollars by the former director’s office. Drew Juden served as the department’s director from January,2017 to August of this year when Governor […]
The Emergency winter shelter for Audrain County known as Room at the Inn will be opening early this year. Due to cold temperatures earlier than expected the decision has been made to open the Shelter this Saturday, December 1st at Refuge Ministries, located at 1004 West Liberty in Mexico. Since the shelter was founded six […]
The Mexico Lady Bulldogs were defeated 42 to 39 against the Battle Spartans last (Tuesday) night. Mexico fell to 0-2 on the season. They next play on Saturday at 8 in the Norm Stewart Classic against Mid Buchanan. The Missouri Tigers men’s basketball team dropped a close game 79-77 to the Temple Owls last (Tuesday) […]
Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Monday): A structure fire at 436 North Jeffries. Vandalism at 312 East Jackson. Shots Fired at 1815 Bennington.