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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
The City of Columbia and Boone County is issuing a stay-at-home order following a news conference this morning. The order goes into effect tomorrow and will last through April 24th. The order requires residents to stay at home unless they are engaged in one of the essential activities including working in an essential business, obtaining […]
Callaway County Sheriff Clay Chism joined AM 1340 KXEO and the Am I Awake Morning Show today. Sheriff Chism addressed how his department is responding to the COVID-19 health crisis and talks about his reelection bid for a 2nd term to be Callaway County Sheriff.
Audrain County Emergency Management Agency Director Nicholas Tietsort is the live featured guest on AM 1340 KXEO and the local talk show Public Perspective for Saturday, March 21st. Mr. Tietsort will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Audrain County and answer many questions on how the county is preparing to handle current health crisis.
Governor Mike Parson announcing a new restriction on gatherings of 10 or more people. Parson made the announcement during his daily press conference yesterday (Friday) and also reported the 2nd death in the state in Jackson County. Parson warned the coronavirus situation is rapidly changing and with there being an increases in testing more cases […]
With zero reported cases of COVID-19 in Audrain County as of this post the Incident Commander of the health emergency and Administrator of the Audrain County Health Department Dr. Sandra Hewlett appeared on AM 1340 and the Am I Awake Morning Show today. Dr. Hewlett addressed how the county is taking proactive measures against the […]
A student at William Woods University in Fulton is testing positive for COVID-19. According to emails sent to the Williams Woods University Community the campus is closing effective today (Friday), after a student tested positive at a drive-through testing station set up by MU Health Care. The results became known to the university administration last […]
Health officials in Boone County are reporting two new positive coronavirus cases, bringing their total to three. According to a press release from the City of Columbia, the two new patients are in their 60s & 70s and their cases are related to out-of-state contact with a positive case.