Missouri Rep Works Toward A Survivors Bill Of Rights

A Missouri State Representative has filed a bill that looks to modify the time limitation for commencing an action of sexual offenses, while also establishing a Survivors’ Bill of Rights for victims. Representative Cora Faith Walker’s bill would increase the statute of limitations for some offenses to 10 years. The bill also would ensure that […]

Illinois Man Charged For Assault On Callaway Corrections Officers

An Illinois man is now charged after allegedly assaulting two corrections officers at the Callaway County Jail on January 27. The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office reports 31 year old Shaun Rose of East St. Louis, Illinois was transferred to the jail from the Jefferson City Correctional Center for a court hearing. The two officers were […]

American Red Cross Issues Emergency Need For Blood

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency need for blood and platelet donations. Severe winter weather across the United States along with an influenza outbreak impacting 36 states has caused the American Red Cross to Re-issue the emergency plea. In the month of January more than 14 thousand fewer donations were collected due to […]

Columbia Schools Name New Assistant Superintendent

Columbia Public Schools announced today [Thursday] that Jennifer Rucksted has been selected as the new assistant superintendent for secondary education. Rucksted is currently the principal at Rock Bridge High School, a position she has held since 2013. She holds a doctoral degree in educational leadership from the University of Missouri. Rucksted will begin her new […]

Post Season Ban For Missouri Football and Two Other Sports Programs

Postseason bans are being handed down today (Thursday) for the University of Missouri’s football, baseball and softball programs by the NCAA. The announcement was made as part of an on-going investigation into Missouri’s academic infractions scandal resulting from a tutor’s claims of cheating. Missouri football gets a postseason ban for the 2019-2020 academic year. The […]

Several Overnight Vehicle Break Ins In Mexico

The cold weather was not a deterrent for several vehicle thefts in Mexico reported during the overnight hours. According to Mexico Public Safety they responded to the area of Bennington and Ringo Streets around 3:14 this (Thursday) morning in reference to someone getting into parked vehicles. Officers were unable to locate the suspect. An investigation […]

MPSD Report for 1/31/19

Mexico Public Safety is reporting the arrest of 52 year old Randy L. Jennings yesterday (Wednesday) on an Audrain County Warrant. Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Wednesday): Four separate vehicle break ins at 1304 Bennington, 1825, Bennington, 1122 Ringo, and 922 Robinhood. A fraud reported at Kent Road. An animal abuse […]

Beer and Bacon Mancakes: Your I Love Bacon Recipe of the Day

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday.  Nothing says manly-man food like a meal made of beer, bacon and pancakes. Your I Love Bacon Recipe brought to you today by Betty Crocker Kitchens. 1/2 lb bacon (8 slices) 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 2 cups Original Bisquick™ mix 1 cup of your favorite regular or […]

Mexico Public Schools Breakfast and Lunch Menus for 1/31/19

This is what is being served for breakfast and lunch at the Mexico Public Schools for Thursday, January 31st being read by High School Food Specialist Melissa Elam. Tune in to the AM I Awake Morning Show with Matt Pilger every morning Monday through Friday to hear the school lunch menus read at 6:35 am […]