The 2020 Special Olympics Missouri will be holding a virtual torch run this year. Due to COVID-19, Special Olympics Missouri had to cancel the in-person portion for the State Summer Games and the Torch Run. In honor of the 35th year of the Torch Run, everyone can run/walk or roll 3.5 miles in your neighborhood […]
A New Hampshire woman is behind bars, charged with attempted child kidnapping. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 20-year old Erica I. Johnson of Seabrook, New Hampshire, traveled to Monroe County on April 25th to meet an 11-year old juvenile Johnson had been having conversations with online for 4 months. The investigation determined that […]
A senior plant sciences major from Mexico is being recognized by the University of Missouri. Caleb Quinlan was recently named a University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Outstanding Senior. Quinlan grew up on his family’s farm in Mexico.
The Missouri Military Academy in Mexico will be holding an online commencement this year. 49 cadets are graduating and earned 7.7 million dollars in college scholarships according to the academy. In addition, 100 percent of the class has been accepted to 99 different colleges and universities around the world. The commencement can be viewed online […]
The Vandalia Family Aquatic Center will be closed for the 2020 season. The City of Vandalia sent out a press release yesterday saying the move was in an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
An agricultural education major from Mexico, Mo is being named the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources’ Outstanding Sophomore. Lauren Quinlan was announced as the award winner this morning.
A date is now set to hold graduation at the Centralia High School. The Centralia Board of Education approved the graduation ceremony to take place on Saturday, June 13th at 8pm, if it has to be postponed due to weather then it will take place on Sunday, June 14th at 8pm. If COVID-19 restrictions force […]
The Dollar General Store in Auxvasse will be closing their doors soon. According to an email from the Dollar General Corporation this morning the decision was made recently to close the location at 525 East Harrison in Auxvasse based on an assessment of the store’s future profitability. The corporation did not release the specific date […]
A Mexico woman, along with a 1 year old and infant are among five people killed in a crash in St. Louis County over the weekend. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Saturday night on Lucas and Hunt Road north of West Florissant Avenue. A vehicle was heading southbound when it traveled […]
The Miss Missouri Scholarship Organization is announcing yet another postponement. The Miss Missouri Pageant in Mexico was originally scheduled in June, then postponed until July, has now been moved to June of 2021. The decision was made after the Miss America Organization announced that their December 2020 pageant would be put off until the fourth […]