Centralia Man Arrested for Domestic Assault, Drugs

A Centralia man is in the Boone County Jail after being taken into custody for an alleged domestic assault. John Hinten is accused of slamming a woman’s head into a door numerous times. He also allegedly was in possession of methmaphetamine at the time of his arrest. He is being held on a 15 thousand […]

Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Impaired Driving Throughout Weekend

Motorists can expect to see extra law enforcement on the roadways this weekend. The Columbia Police Department along with the Highway Patrol, and several other law enforcement agencies will partnering to crackdown on impaired driving. The crackdown started yesterday (Thursday) and will run through Sunday. The event is being funded through a grant from the […]

Clark Man Sentenced to One Hundred Years in Department of Corrections

A Chariton County Judge sentences a Clark man to 100 years in prison on ten counts of child molestation and child enticement yesterday (Thursday). 47 year old Alonzo Bernard Thorpe was found guilty of 8 counts of child molestation and two counts of child enticement after a two day jury trial in Chariton County. The […]

Union Man Arrested for Forgery in Mexico

An Union Missouri man is facing forgery charges after an arrest in Mexico, Missouri yesterday (Thursday). According to Mexico Public Safety 46 year old Edward R. Smith was arrested after an alert employee said he came into their business in the 500 block of West Jackson and presented fake identification documents in an effort to […]

Little Dixie Responds to Grass Fire in Paris

No injuries reported in a grass fire in Paris yesterday (Thursday) that got out of control and spread to a barn and some adjoining areas. Little Dixie Fire Protection District responded to the fire at the 25000 block of Monroe Road 810 in Paris just before 5 yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. There was no other damage […]

Mexico Public Safety Report for 3/16/18

Mexico Public Safety reports the following arrests: 49 year old Kathleen T. Dennis arrested yesterday (Thursday) on a failure to appear warrant out of Jackson County. Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Thursday): An assault call with no injury at 1200 West Boulevard. A natural cover fire at 1352 Saturn. A suicidal […]

KXEO Sports Report for 3/16/18-Missouri Tigers Men’s Basketball Start March, Rock Bridge Boys Basketball Edged Out, Cards Shut Out, Blues Lose Ground

The Rock Bridge Boys Basketball Team season ended last night in the Class 5 State Tournament to Chaminade 80-77. The Bruins ended their season with 27 wins and 2 losses. Chaminade will play Webster Groves in the Championship Game tomorrow (Saturday) at 4:30. The Missouri Tigers begin their march in the NCAA tournament tonight (Friday) […]

Board of Education Work Session

The Mexico Board of Education met to discuss compensation for teachers, staff and administration. Dr. Zach Templeton presented the board with several different options and how much they will cost the district. Among the items up for discussion was a different form of pay table that would both increase starting salaries for first year teachers […]