MoDOT Bridge Maintenance In Audrain County

MoDOT crews will be performing bridge maintenance on Audrain County Route C starting today (Monday) and running through Thursday. The road will be closed at Goodwater Creek, located between Audrain County Route CC and Audrain County Route T. The closure will be from 7am to 5pm each day. Motorists will need to use alternate routes […]

Eighth COVID-19 Death In Audrain County

Audrain County Health Department is reporting an eighth death from the novel coronavirus as of 3:45 this (Friday) afternoon. Total cases are up 16 from Thursday at 841, the number of active cases is down 4 to 130. Nineteen additional recoveries have been made, bringing that total to 703.

MU Chancellor Choi Censured

University of Missouri Chancellor Mun Choi receives censure from the MU Faculty Council last (Thursday) night. The censure stems from Choi’s conduct in reviewing promotion and tenure candidates. Choi failed to read the written recommendations on candidates provided by the committee in charge of them, as is required of him by UM System rules. The […]

William Woods Changes Spring Semester Dates

William Woods University in Fulton is announcing changes to the 2021 Spring semester. The start date is a week later than originally planned, now set for Tuesday, January 19th. Spring break is canceled and the last day of classes is now Friday, April 23rd.

Boone County Extends Health Orders

Columbia / Boone County Public Health and Human Services is extended the existing health orders for the county. No modifications are being made to the orders and they have now been extended until 11:59 p.m. on November 3rd. According to the agency, cases have remained fairly stable, however hospitalizations have increased in the county. While […]

Callaway County Reports Sixth COVID-19 Death

The Callaway County Health Department is announcing the county’s sixth death due to COVID-19. The information was posted on their website this (Friday) afternoon. There are 966 total cases in the county with 723 recoveries. No other information on the deceased was made available.

Mexico Public Safety Report 10/16/20

CALLS FOR SERVICE: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service yesterday (Thursday): Drug activity in progress at Howell Manor Court. A suspicious person on South Muldrow. A stealing or theft at West Monroe and North Coal. A fight in progress at South Missouri. Threats on Fairsite Drive.  

Large Turnout Expected For 2020 Trump Parade In Mexico On Saturday

A vehicle parade in support of President Donald Trump will be taking place in Mexico tomorrow (Saturday). The parade will depart from Fisher Auto Body at 1pm and will end at the Midwest Exchange. Mexico Public Safety will provide a police escort to assist with traffic. According to one of the event organizers Dusty Blue […]

Two Montgomery County Communities Get Grants

Two Montgomery County communities will be able to purchase new equipment thanks to a grant from the Trump administration. The grants come from the USDA and have been awarded to Wellsville and Jonesburg. Wellsville will use the $128,000 grant to purchase a backhoe and skid loader to replace aging equipment. Jonesburg’s $32,688 grant will purchase […]