Additional Scholarships Bring Total To Over One Million

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 […]

Audrain Official On Administrative Leave

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 […]

Man Commits Suicide In Marion County Jail

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 […]

Mexico Seniors Last Day

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. […]

Hawthorne Variety Show

Students at Hawthorne Elementary put on a display of talents today that ranged from singing to gymnastics, and ventriloquism to animal calls.  

Holts Summit Man Found Guilty of Statutory Sodomy

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 […]

Mexico Public Safety Report for 5/18/18

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.