Governor Activates Drought Teams

Governor Mike Parson activated the Drought Assessment Committee and drought impact teams today. [Wednesday] At the July 13 meeting of the Climate Weather Committee it was recommended that phase 2 of Missouri’s Drought Plan move forward. This phase includes declaring a Drought Alert for 47 Missouri Counties, including Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Monroe and Randolph.

Martinsburg Man With Moderate Injuries After Accident in Audrain County

A Martinsburg man has moderate injuries after an accident in Audrain County last (Tuesday) night. According to the highway patrol it happened around 5pm on County Road 716 at County Road 717. 72 year old William H. Aulbur went of the road, hitting a culvert and becoming airborne going across another road and overturning. Aulbur […]

Mexico Bulldogs Play Scrimmage Against International Team

The Mexico Bulldogs Boys High School Basketball Team played a scrimmage games against a team from Spain this afternoon. [Tuesday]  at the Mexico High School Sports Complex. Bulldogs head coach Darrin Pappas says it was a great opportunity to play an international team on their own home court.  

MPSD Responds To Grass Fire At Airport

No one was injured when a fire broke out at the Mexico Memorial airport at around 11:37 this morning. According to Mexico Public Safety, crews discovered a lawn mower had malfunctioned causing the blaze. The driver of the mower attempted to drive it across the field, spreading the fire. The lawn mower incurred extensive damage, […]

Hawley Tours Biofuel Plant

Missouri Attorney General and U.S. Senate hopeful, Josh Hawley was in Mexico today [Tuesday] as part of his 100 stop working tour. Hawley heard about Mid-America Biofuels, and the took a tour of the plant to understand how biofuels are made and what they are used for. Hawley says that farming is a crucial part […]

Hawley To Stop In Mexico

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley will be in Mexico tomorrow [Tuesday] as part of his 100 stop working tour. Hawley will be at Mid-American Biofuels from 1:30 to 2:30.

MPSD Investigating After Juvenile Shot In Mexico

Mexico Public Safety is continuing to investigate after a shooting on Saturday night. According to a release from the department, officers responded to Tyron Lue Boulevard regarding a gunshot at around 9:12 PM. Upon arrival, investigators found a juvenile with a gunshot to the right leg. He was taken to SSM Audrain Hospital where he […]

Mexico Public Safety Report for 7/16/18

ARRESTS Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 23 year old Christopher S. Zalucky on Friday, July 13th on an Audrain County Warrant. Public Safety arrested 23 year old Terra E. Burg yesterday (Sunday) on a Cole County Warrant. Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls over the weekend starting on Friday, July 13th: […]