MU Health Care COVID-19 Numbers Now Online

MU Heath Care is now publishing COVID-19 testing numbers and hospital data on its website. As of 1:30 this (Friday) afternoon, MU Health Care has conducted 2,799 tests with 90 positive cases. There are 4 inpatients that have tested positive and 9 more with results still pending. The data is for MU Health Care’s 25-county […]

Auxvasse Man Charged With Child Sex Crimes

An Auxvasse man is now charged with felony child sex offenses and remains in-custody at the Callaway County Jail. The Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged 44 year old Thomas Pittenger Jr. yesterday (Thursday) with Statutory Rape and Sodomy and Attempted Sodomy after a an investigation conducted by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office in rural northwest […]

Hearnes Center And MU Arena Being Looked At As Possible Emergency Hospitals

Several sports arenas in Columbia could be transformed into an emergency hospital for COVID-19 patients. Representatives of the Missouri National Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited the Hearnes Center and Mizzou Arena last week and so far the project is just in the planning stages. If the coronavirus pandemic fills the almost twelve […]

Road Work In Audrain County

Several projects will be underway in Audrain County starting today that will temporarily impact traffic. Youngs Creek Bridge, located east of Centralia will be down to one lane traffic, for concrete patching on the bridge. The work will be done from 7am until 4pm starting today through Wednesday. Audrain County Route KK will be closed […]

Mexico Middle School Teacher Tests Positive For COVID-19

A Mexico Middle School Teacher is testing positive for COVID-19. According to an email from the school district the employee is not a resident of Audrain County and is a Callaway County resident and is following recommendations, the employee has self-quarantined for 14 days. The Audrain County Health Department has just received notification of a […]

Missouri Department Of Conservation Temporarily Waiving Fishing Permits

The Missouri Department of Conservation is temporarily waiving permit requirements for sport fishing and daily trout tags. The waiver starts this Friday, March 27th and will go through April 15th. All season dates, methods, and limits will continue to apply and be enforced. The MDC is asking you keep 6-feet away from anyone while out, […]