MU Health Care Employee Dies Of COVID-19

MU Health Care and the MU School of Medicine announce first employee death due to COVID-19. In a press release today (Wednesday), they say the employee worked in a non-clinical role and did not have interaction with the public or patients. No other information was released on the employee “out of respect for our colleague […]

Weekly Intracollaborative Meeting In Audrain County Results

Audrain County community and health leaders hold weekly collaborative meeting this (Wednesday) afternoon. While most agencies had nothing new to reports, Philip Iman with the Laura Miller George Help Center reported they and the Mexico Senior Center both needed volunteers for both food distribution at the Help Center and with the curbside meal program at […]

Anti-Bullying Campaign Launched In Pike County After Mom Has Incident With Her Children Hit Close To Home

Chandra Roberts is the coordinator for the Northeast Community Action Corporation in Pike County and has launched an anti-bullying campaign after an incident involving her children. Interview on   More information about the Pike County Anti-Bullying Group is available by visiting, their Facebook page at Pike County – MO ANTI-Bullying Group or by calling […]

Mexico Public Safety Report 9/30/20

CALLS FOR SERVICE: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service yesterday (Tuesday): A fraud at the Hassen Apartments. Suspicious activity at Fairground Park. A scam on South Abat. A fraud at West Monroe. Trespassing at 4820 South Clark.

KXEO Sports Report 9/30/20

Game 1 of the National League Wild Card Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the San Diego Padres takes place tonight (Wednesday) in San Diego. The Cardinals locked up the number 5 seed with a dramatic final-day clinch on Sunday, while the Padres are set to begin their first postseason in 14 years the […]

Three New Deaths In Boone County Related To COVID-19

Boone County health officials are reporting three new COVID-19 related deaths today (Tuesday). In a press release from the Columbia/Boone County Public Health & Human Services, the deaths occurred over a 10-day period in September but were just reported today (Tuesday). They are all over the age of 80 and were residents of a long-term […]

Additional Cases Of COVID-19 Reported In Audrain County

Four new cases of the novel coronavirus being reported in Audrain County this (Tuesday) afternoon. As of 3:45, the Audrain County Health Department is reporting 654 total cases in the county with 250 of those active. There have been 399 recoveries and 5 deaths since the pandemic began.

Monroe County Reports First COVID-19 Death

The Monroe County Health Department is reporting the first death of a Monroe County resident due to COVID-19 today (Tuesday). The elderly resident tested positive for COVID-19 in August. This case was not travel related.