Erwin Scholarship Winners Announced

Three Licensed Practical Nursing students at the Mexico campus of MACC are scholarship winners. Taylor O’Connor and Jennifer Taylor of Mexico and Anna Gann of Wellsville received the Bonnie Erwin Nursing Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship will be applied to each recipient’s spring semester tuition. The scholarship was established by the Erwin family and is presented […]

Second Dose Mass Vaccination Clinic Administers More Than 2,000 Doses

The mass vaccination clinic today (Thursday) at the Mexico Area Family YMCA went off smoothly, according to the Audrain County Health Department. The clinic was for those eligible to receive the 2nd dose and were assigned a prescribed arrival time according to their last name. It started around 7:30 this (Thursday) morning with people with […]

Community R6 Board Of Education Sets 2021-2022 Calendar

The school calendar for the 2021-2022 school year is now set for the Community R-6 School District. The Board of Education set the calendar at last (Wednesday) night’s meeting. School will begin for students on August 24th, Christmas break is from December 20th to January 3rd, and Graduation is set for May 22nd.

Fulton Firefighter’s Union President Charged With Stealing

The president and former treasurer of the Fulton Firefighter’s union is arrested and accused of stealing. According to online court records, 47-year old Scott Peterson of Fulton has been charged with the Class D felony of stealing of $750 or more. Fulton Police requested the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office investigate the case and they discovered […]

SSM Closing COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Site In Mexico

The SSM Health drive-thru testing site in Mexico is closed, effective immediately. According to a press release from SSM this (Tuesday) morning the site is being closed due to sustained lower volumes and reduced community transmission of COVID-19. Anyone who feels sick and has symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is encouraged to contact their primary care […]

Date And Location Of Second Mass Vaccination Clinic In Mexico Released

The Audrain County Health Department is announcing the make-up date and location for the mass vaccination clinic that will provide the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for those that got the first shot in January’s clinics. The second dose will be given during a walk-thru clinic Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 4 p.m. at […]