No new cases of COVID-19 in Audrain County as of 2:30 this (Thursday) afternoon according to the Audrain County Health Department. Total cases hold steady at 616 with 250 still active and 361 recovered. There have been 5 deaths in the county attributed to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
The Centralia School High School is announcing their Homecoming plans this year. In a news release sent out from the district this morning, many activities associated with the homecoming this year will not happen due to COVID-19. The activities that have been canceled include the student dance, pep assembly, bonfire, flashlight parade, community parade and […]
Eighth graders at the Mexico Middle School Felicity Jordan-Thomas and Peyton Hoover were the featured local guests on AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show with Matt Pilger. Both students shared their stories about how they are dealing with new routines and changes at the school to stay safe during the COVID-19 […]
ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 46 year old Rex B. Griffin yesterday (Wednesday) for 2 Audrain County warrants. CALLS FOR SERVICE: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service yesterday (Wednesday): Harassment on Vance Road. Shoplifting at the West Plaza Shopping Center. Id theft at the North Wade Apartments. A […]
Four new cases of COVID-19 in Audrain County yesterday (Wednesday). According to the Audrain County Health Department as of 7 last (Wednesday) night there are now 258 active cases. There have been 612 cases of the coronavirus in Audrain County since the pandemic began with 354 recoveries and 5 deaths.
Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes is being named among TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020. The announcement was made yesterday (Tuesday). Mahomes is on the list comprised of world leaders, activists, recording artists and politicians. The St. Louis Cardinals lost 12-3 to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium […]
Missouri Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson both test positive for the novel coronavirus. According to Governor Parson’s office, Teresa Parson tested positive this (Wednesday) morning using a rapid test and will be retested with a PCR test to confirm the results. Governor Parson was also tested as a result and his test […]
Audrain County community leaders meet virtually for weekly COVID-19 intracollaborative meeting this (Wednesday) afternoon. Most agencies on the call reported business as usual, however SSM Audrain reported an increase in drive thru testing numbers. They are now seeing 20-25 patients daily. The Mexico Senior Center is in need of volunteers to deliver meals and to […]
Twenty eight students in the Mexico Schools are currently in quarantine after a positive case of COVID-19 was identified at the Mexico Middle School. Several parents took to social media last (Tuesday) night saying several team members of the Mexico Middle School football team were not at the game. According to the Audrain County Health […]
Power has now been restored after an outage in Mexico this morning. According to the Ameren Power Outage Map a total of 868 people were without power in the area of East Summit. Ameren fixed the issue just before 11 am and says it was totally mechanical in nature after a failure at a substation.