Board of Education Discusses Grade Centers

The Mexico Board of Education held a special session Monday to continue discussions about how to correct an imbalance of enrollment at the elementary schools. Board members considered options including moving Pre-K and kindergarten to a building and having a building for first through third graders and another for fourth and fifth grades. Another option […]

Mexico City Council

The Mexico City Council met and honored the newly promoted and newly hired public safety officers and approved a new rate for sewer usage. Public Safety Chief Susan Rockett announced the promotions of Lt. Stuart Thompson, Lt. Jason Saddie, Sgt. Chad McDonald, Sgt. Andrew Nitcher and Detective Alma Hayes. Rockett introduced Public Safety Officer Robert […]

Clark Man Injured In Crash

A Clark man sustained moderate injuries in a single vehicle crash at around 5:15 this morning in Howard County. [Monday] The Highway Patrol reports 81 year old Jerry Dougherty was on Route P at Missouri 240 when he traveled through the intersection and off the roadway. He then struck a road sign and a tree. […]

Mexico Native Reported Missing Found Deceased

A Mexico man was was reported missing in Arizona was located deceased on Thursday. Thirty four year old Arthur Gustafson had been missing since July 27 from Phoenix, Arizona. According to his sister, Dierdre Mason, Gustafson died of an apparent self inflicted gun shot wound.

Former Callaway Collector Enters Guilty Plea

The former Callaway County Collector pleaded guilty in federal court today [Monday] to embezzling nearly $300 thousand dollars from Callaway County taxpayers since September 2015. Pamela J. Oestreich of Fulton waived her right to a grand jury and admitted to one count of stealing from an organization that receives federal funds. Oestriech was elected as […]

Two Car Accidents Reported in Mexico on Friday

No injuries in a two car accident on South Clark at Harvard on Friday night. According to Mexico Public Safety Department it happened at 3:51 when Jack Creason of Mexico took his attention from road and hit the back of a vehicle driven by 23 year old Mikayla Grawe of Mexico.   No injuries in […]

Mexico Public Safety Weekend Report for 9/21 through 9/23-2018

Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of the following people on Saturday, September 22nd: 42 year old David M. Kribble for unlawful use of a weapon, Fourth Degree Domestic Assault, and Fourth Degree Assault. 59 year old Ronnie R. Early for Second Degree Domestic Assault, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. 41 year old Misty […]

MU Basketball Player DWI Arrest

A Missouri Basketball player is now suspended after an arrest yesterday (Sunday) morning for a DWI. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department arrested Mitchell Smith early yesterday (Sunday) morning, he was released after posting a five hundred dollar bond. An official from the team says Smith will be suspended from team activities for a minimum of […]