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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Boone County Extends Health Orders

Stephanie Browning, Director of the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services, is extending the current health orders. The orders are now in effect until 11:59 pm on February 16th unless extended, rescinded, or modified. The extension also extends the mask requirement for both Columbia and Boone County.

Centralia FFA Advisor Named President-Elect Of National Organization

The Association for Career and Technical Education Board of Directors has a new President-Elect. Scott Stone, Ag Instructor and FFA Advisor at Centralia High School has been named to the post effective in July. He will then serve as President for the 2022-2023 term followed by a year as past-president. The Association for Career and […]