Mexico High School Sets Graduation & Prom Dates

Mexico High School is announcing graduation and prom dates for the class of 2020. In a letter to parents today (Thursday), MHS Principal Brad Ellebracht says that graduation will be held Sunday evening, July 12 with the Junior/Senior Prom held on the evening of Friday, July 10 at the high school. If circumstances surrounding the […]

Mexico Department of Public Safety Sees Slight Increase In Certain Cases

The Mexico Department of Public Safety is noticing an increase in certain types of calls during the stay at home orders. According to Major Brice Mesko, there has been a slight increase in assaults, especially related to domestic incidents. The uptick began March 9th after the first case of COVID-19 was announced on March 7th. […]

TEVA Pharmaceuticals In Mexico Operating Until July With Extra Contracts Awarded

Teva Pharmaceuticals in Mexico, Missouri remains open despite announcing they would close their doors permanently in the first quarter of this year. The plant in Mexico reportedly received some extra contracts that will allow them to operate until July. The Mexico plant has 48 employees and produces active pharmaceutical ingredients used in antibiotics. Part of […]

Mexico Public Safety Report For 4/30/20

CALLS FOR SERVICE: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service yesterday (Wednesday): Property damage at Howell Manor Court. A missing person reported on Country Place Court. Threats at North Jefferson.

New Principal Named At Hawthorne Elementary School In Mexico

A new principal at Hawthorne Elementary School is being named by the Mexico Board of Education. Alison Evans will take over the role from Melissa Chastain, who has served as the building leader for 5 years and was recently named Assistant Superintendent of Mexico Schools. Mrs. Evans is currently an elementary principal for Hannibal Public […]

KXEO Sports Report For 4/30/20

St. Louis Cardinals star catcher Yadier Molina is saying he wants to play beyond this season. In an interview with ESPN yesterday Molina said he now wants to go 2 more seasons after this one. His 3 year 60 million dollar contract is set to expire with St. Louis after this year. Molina previously said […]

City Of Mexico Announces Reopen Plan

The City of Mexico is announcing a 3 phase reopen plan of City facilities, events and social and recreational activities. An email was sent out yesterday and reads it will be an incremental process and will be flexible to adapt to continued restrictions necessary to keep the coronavirus from spreading and mitigate risk of resurgence. […]

Bi-Weekly Collaborative Meeting With Audrain County Health Department

Audrain County Health Department personnel, civic and county leaders continue their collaborative meetings. In this afternoon’s (Wednesday’s) meeting, SSM personnel stated that they are not looking at changing visiting guidelines just yet and no volunteers will be allowed during the month of May. Elective surgeries may resume in May but additional discussion is needed before […]