SSM And Noble Health Sign Definitive Agreement For Transfer Of Ownership

SSM Health and Noble Health are announcing today (Friday) the signing of a definitive agreement to transfer ownership of the hospital in Mexico and associated community practices to Noble Health. The 2 health systems in July signed a Letter of Intent and began a period of exclusive negotiation regarding the 100-year-old hospital that SSM Health […]

Two Railroad Owned Property Fires In Mexico This Week

Mexico Public Safety is reporting 2 fires on railroad property this week. Yesterday (Thursday) at 4:58pm Public Safety went to the 400 block of Fairground and found what appeared to be a campsite on fire in the trees along Ozark Valley Railroad line. The fire was put out before it damaged other property, however the […]

Electrical Fire At Mexico YMCA

No injuries reported after an electrical fire at the Mexico YMCA this (Thursday) morning. According to Mexico Public Safety it happened around 5:13 this morning at the YMCA in the 1100 block of Adams Street. Responding personnel found a light in the basketball gym and indoor track area had an electrical short and burned, dropping […]

Five Arrests Made After Narcotic Related Search Warrant Was Executed In Mexico

Five people are facing drug related charges after a narcotic related search warrant was executed in Mexico. The Audrain County County Sheriff’s Department, Mexico Public Safety and Missouri Highway Patrol went to the 900 block of West Breckenridge on Wednesday night and say they found controlled substances, including Methamphetamine and suspected Heroin. The following people […]

Wet Road Conditions Being Reported For 1/15/21

Motorists are being warned that roads are becoming wet this morning due to winter weather in the area. According to Brian Untiedt, area engineer with MoDOT, Highway 63 in Columbia is starting to cover up with snow. Bridges and overpasses could be slick on your commute into work this morning and heavy winds and snow […]

School Cancelations for 1/15/21

The Mexico Public Schools is canceling classes today due to weather. Also board candidate filing is temporarily suspended today and will resume on Tuesday, January 19th. The Williams Center Head Start in Mexico is also canceling classes today.  

More Missourians To Have Access To COVID-19 Vaccine

More Missourians will soon have access to the novel coronavirus vaccines. Governor Mike Parson announced today the activation of Phase 1B – Tier 1 of the state’s vaccination plan. Federal partners say they are increasing vaccine supply next week and that residents 65 & over and those with comorbidities should be prioritized. Phase 1B – […]