The Awards Assembly at Mexico High School this morning [Friday] included more scholarships for students than initially thought, exceeding 1 million dollars. According to Gail Lankford in the guidance office, more money came in unexpectedly raising the scholarship total to one million, twelve thousand, seven hundred fifty four dollars. This is one of the highest […]
The Audrain County Clerk’s office confirmed today [Friday] Emergency Management Director, Steven Shaw, is on administrative leave. According to Major Brice Mesko with Mexico Public Safety, Shaw was allegedly involved in 2 disturbances that took place on Monroe street near the square on May 8th, but Shaw was not arrested. Mesko said the incident is […]
A man facing the death penalty for the shooting death of 30 Brittany Gauch and shooting and injuring Aaron Gauch and a Monroe City Police Officer in January of 2016 was found dead in his cell at the Marion County Jail last night. [Thursday] 37 year old Timothy Brokes Jr. was discovered in his cell […]
Today the seniors at Mexico High School walked out after having completed their final day. Student Body President Maggie Clampitt says the day was strange because they were in school, but not in class. She says she hasn’t been able to process everything yet, and she probably won’t until after she walks across the stage. […]
Students at Hawthorne Elementary put on a display of talents today that ranged from singing to gymnastics, and ventriloquism to animal calls.
A Holts Summit is found guilty of Statutory Sodomy after a two day jury trial in a Callaway County Court. 25 year old Joshua Urban was charged with touching the genitals of a female and having the child touch his genitals during incidents occurring between January 2016 and June 2017. The child was four and […]
It is prime season for mosquito and tick bites which can cause diseases like Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Lyme disease, and West Nile Virus. Robin Allen Nurse Practioner with SSM-Audrain says one of the best ways to avoid bites is through prevention. Allen says if you do a really good job of checking your clothing […]
A Fulton man is in the Callaway County Jail after jumping out of a window and taking police on a foot pursuit last (Thursday) night. According to the Fulton Police Department 44 year old Brent Gibson had an active Callaway County Warrant and was found in the area of 1415 Ewing Avenue. Police say Gibson […]
Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Thursday): Property damage at 1221 West Brekenridge Drive Apartment 1. An assault with injury at 620 East Monroe. A stealing or theft at MacFarlane. A fire at 915 East Jackson.
Mexico High School Seniors are being honored with nine hundred seventy seven thousand dollars in scholarships at an awards ceremony this (Friday) morning. Mexico High School Principal Brad Ellebrach says the scholarships are made up of a lot of local money. Graduation is Monday night, May 21st with 150 students walking across the stage.