Mexico’s local newspaper is under new ownership. Tim Schmidt who founded Westplex Media Group and has weekly papers in Montgomery City and Warrenton purchased the Mexico Ledger in August. Dave Faries has been tapped to run the Ledger as the editor. Mr. Faries was the featured local guest on AM 1340 KXEO and the Am […]
Missouri State Representative Kent Haden joined AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show today. Representative Haden is running unopposed in the General Election on November 3rd. He talked about COVID-19 and vaccines and what some of the biggest issues voters are looking at in the election.
The annual Norm Stewart Coaches vs. Cancer Classic is being canceled this year due to COVID-19 concerns. According to a spokesperson the University of Missouri is not holding any non-MU events for the rest of year. The Kansas City Chiefs making 2 roster moves yesterday (Wednesday). The first was defensive end Mike Danna being designated […]
Twelve new novel coronavirus cases being reported today (Wednesday) by the Audrain County Health Department. As of 3:30, there are now 517 total cases in the county with 55 active and 454 total recoveries. Eight Audrain Countians have died as a result of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the St. Louis couple charged with waving guns at protestors on June 28th want Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner removed from the case. The court appearance was scheduled for this (Wednesday) afternoon in St. Louis district court. The McCloskeys claim that Gardner’s prosecution is politically motivated by Democrat Kim Gardner. Gardner’s office […]
The Audrain County Health Department’s Board of Health is calling an emergency board meeting. The meeting will take place Friday, October 30th at 5:00 p.m. at the Health Department located at 1130 South Elmwood Drive in Mexico. According to the agenda provided by the department, the meeting will be called to order, roll call will […]
The Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico is reporting cases of COVID-19. According to a press release from the Missouri Veterans Commission, there are three active cases among residents and two staff members that are positive. Two other staff members have recovered. The positive staff members are in isolation at their residences and the Home is […]
With Election Day just 6 days away Audrain County has already surpassed the total amount of absentee votes that were cast during the 2016 Presidential Election. According to Audrain County Clerk Lisa Smith as of today (Wednesday) over twelve hundred people have voted absentee in Audrain County. The 2016 total of absentee votes was […]
Audrain County Presiding Commissioner Steve Hobbs was the featured local guest on AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show with Matt Pilger today. Commissioner Hobbs talked about Phase 4 of CARES Act Funding, absentee and mail in voting in the county and the latest on the pending transfer of ownership between SSM […]
CALLS FOR SERVICE: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service yesterday (Tuesday): An intoxicated person driving at the corner of East Whitley and Jefferson. A report of child abuse or neglect on Amelia Drive and at North Washington. Property damage on East Breckenridge. CAR ACCIDENTS: A one car accident reported in […]