Monday Update From Audrain County Health Department

A double-digit increase in COVID-19 cases in Audrain County since Friday, according to the Audrain County Health Department. In their Monday press briefing, there are now 271 total cases in the county, up 13 since Friday’s report of 258. 29 cases are active, up 7 from Friday while recoveries are up 6 to 241. Audrain […]

Van-Far Elementary Students Return To In-Seat Learning Tuesday, Sept. 1

Van-Far School District is announcing the return of elementary students to in-seat learning tomorrow (Tuesday). In a Facebook post from the district, they say that elementary students will return tomorrow (Tuesday) and will need their iPad and charger as they will be Zooming live with their teachers throughout the day. The building opens at 7:30 […]

Two Audrain County FFA Chapters Receive Awards

The National FFA Organization is announcing award winners in their National Chapter Award Program and two award winners are in Audrain County. The Community R-6 chapter is a Premier Chapter in the Strengthening Ag portion of the program, placing them in the top 10 chapters in the country for their Agriculture Around the World activity. […]

Go Fund Me Page Started For Mexico Girl Injured In Horse Riding Accident

A go fund me page has been created for a Mexico girl who suffered serious injuries during a horse riding accident recently. Justine James was thrown from a horse and was unresponsive. 911 was called and she was life-flighted and suffered a major brain bleed and taken into emergency surgery. She is currently being assisted […]

Mexico Public Safety Report For 8/31/20

ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 17 year old Bonnie J. Kuda on Saturday, for possession of marijuana, resisting arrest and possession of tobacco by a minor. CALLS FOR SERVICE: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service over the weekend starting on Friday, August 28th: Threats on West Love. Fireworks […]

KXEO Sports Report 8/31/20

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-2 at Busch Stadium yesterday (Sunday). Adam Wainwright threw a complete game on his 39th birthday. Wainwright is the oldest active player in the majors, threw a four hitter for his 23rd career complete game. Yadier Molina played in his 2000th career game, which is the third […]

Mexico High School Football Team Quarantine Is Modified

The quarantine for the Mexico High School football team has been modified, according to Head Coach Steve Haag. The team is quarantined for ten days and may return Wednesday as long as they are symptom-free. The quarantine is due to a player testing positive last week. Their game Friday night against Southern Boone is still […]

Mexico School District Announcing Delayed Start Of Remote Learning

Remote learning in the Mexico School District is being delayed due to some complications with the online learning platform they have partnered with. According to an email from the district sent out to parents yesterday, the online platform Edgenuity has not given a planned date to have technical enrollment issues fixed. The school district says […]