Centralia Superintendent Darin Ford Turns In Resignation

The Centralia School District will be looking for a new superintendent. Darrin Ford turned in his resignation to the school board during their meeting on Monday. The resignation will go into effect on June 30th, 2019. Ford was with the Centralia School District for 19 years, and in public education administration for 23 years. The […]

Mexico Board Of Education Hears Test Results

The Mexico Board of Education heard MAP testing results  from last year and e-sports at Tuesday’s meeting. MAP testing assesses students in grades 3 through high school in government,  English language arts and mathematics based on a scale of below basic, basic, proficient and advanced. According to the test results, grades 3 through 7 is […]

Mexico Lady Bulldogs Pull Off Upset Over Brookfield

The  sixth seeded Mexico Lady Bulldogs pulled off an upset in the opening round of the Macon Tournament tonight (Tuesday) defeating the third seeded Brookfield Bulldogs 35 to 26. Raigan Playter led Mexico with 17 points including 9 points from beyond the arc. Logan Blevins also in double digits with 11. Mexico will face the […]

Monroe City Pilot Honored By Highway Patrol

A pilot credited with finding a missing St. Louis ballerina in November of 2018 was honored by the Missouri State Highway Patrol yesterday. [Monday] Highway Patrol Captain James Wilt presented Monroe City resident Ollie “Butch” Pennewell with the Honorary Trooper Certificate. The award is given to citizens nominated by a trooper for performing in an […]

Givens Pleads Not Guilty In Cole County Court

Quatavia Givens, the caregiver that reported 4 year old Darnell Gray missing in Jefferson City in October, entered a plea of not guilty in court today. [Tuesday] Givens is charged with felony abuse or neglect of a child. Given waived formal reading of the charges and entered the plea, before her attorney requested a change […]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that will go into effect at 8:00 this evening [Tuesday] and continue until 9:00 tomorrow [Wednesday] morning. The counties predicted to be impacted are Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Lincoln, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Shelby and Warren. A light glaze of ice is expected as freezing […]

Fulton Woman Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Crimes

A 24 year old Fulton woman was sentenced to 4 years in prison for two counts of sexual misconduct of a child yesterday. [Monday] Jaimey Metcalf admitted to exposing her genitals to a 14 year old victim while the two were engaged in a sexual relationship between December 2013 and January 2014. She also pleaded […]

More Candidates File For Mexico Board Of Education

There will now be 8 names on the April ballot to fill two available seats on the Mexico Board of Education. Jeremy Wright, Andrew Craig, Nicole Nelson, James Oxford and incumbent Heather DeMint have now filed. They join Karsten Femrite, Hailey Schutte and Nicholas Tietsort to vie for the seats. Scott Hobbs, whose term is […]

Claire McCaskill Joins NBC as Political Analyst

Missouri’s former two term U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is making news this morning. NBC News and MSNBC announced this (Tuesday) morning that McCaskill has joined the networks as a political analyst. The former senator begins her work today (Tuesday) and will join MSNBC for its coverage of President Trump’s State of the Union Address on […]