Governor Mike Parson signed a bill into law today [Friday] blocking local governments from enforcing stricter health regulations than the state standards on concentrated animal feeding operations. In a statement, Parson said “Senate Bill 391 is a big win for Missouri farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses.” The Governor has planned a ceremonial bill signing that will […]
Three Centralia residents were injured in a two vehicle crash on Route BB yesterday afternoon. [Thursday] According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened when a car driven by 83 year old Robert Jennings was stopped in traffic. Fifty five year old Julie Nichols didn’t see Jennings vehicle and rear-ended it. Nichols sustained […]
A St. Louis judge issued an order today [Friday] allowing Planned Parenthood to continue providing abortion service. Judge Michael Stelzer heard arguments from Planned Parenthood and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services yesterday. The decision came just hours before the clinic’s license was set to expire. The state cited concerns about “failed abortions” […]
Maintaining Roads and planting fields is a continuing struggle in Audrain and the surrounding counties. Audrain County Commissioner Steve Hobbs says dryer weather would be welcome. Hobbs says the rain is also impacting area farmers. Audrain County has received about 6.8 inches of rain for the month of May.
The third Run For Pete’s Sake 5k run will be taking place in Mexico tomorrow (Saturday) morning. Anne Ekern the daughter of Dr. Pete Ekern who the event is named after says the money raised will be used to grant scholarships for students in Audrain County planning on attending at the University of Missouri. Registration […]
Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Thursday): Suspicious activity at Green Boulevard. A missing juvenile on Jubel Drive. A stolen vehicle reported at SSM Audrain at 620 East Monroe. Threats at Hassen and at the Breckenridge Apartments. A one car accident at Huntingfield and Medical Park Drive in Mexico yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. […]
A shots fired incident in Mexico last (Thursday) night is under investigation. According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 11:17 in the 1000 block of West Breckenridge. Occupants of a gray sedan fired five to six gunshots at a specific house on that block, with the house being hit with the gun fire one […]
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is warning people trying to buy tickets for game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals in St. Louis tomorrow (Saturday) to be cautious of scammers. Schmitt says ticket scalpers and scammers are more prevalent, especially during the final series. Here are some tips to keep in mind. Purchase tickets from […]
The St. Louis Cardinals snapped a three game losing streak after defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 yesterday (Thursday). The Redbirds had four home runs courtesy of Marcell Ozuna, Matt Wieters, Jedd Gyorko, and Matt Carpenter. The Kansas City Royals with a 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers on the road last (Thursday) night. Jorge Soler […]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is asking boaters to avoid flooded areas. Boating traffic may negatively impact community flood damage prevention efforts. The Missouri and Mississippi Rivers and the associated tributaries to those rivers are particularly vulnerable to additional damage.