New Outbreak Of COVID-19 In Vandalia

Another outbreak of COVID-19 being reported in Vandalia, this time at the Women’s Eastern Reception and Diagnostic Center. According to the Department of Corrections website, 180 offenders and 2 staff have tested positive. None of the positive cases have required hospitalization. An update from the Audrain County Health Department is expected later today.

Vandalia Women’s Prison With Fourteen Positive Cases Of COVID-19

The Women’s prison in Vandalia is testing all offenders and staff for COVID-19, after 14 positive cases. According to the Audrain County Health Department 7 staff and 7 offenders have tested positive as of yesterday. About 700 staff and offenders remain to be tested, which will be completed today (Thursday). Of the 14 cases found […]

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller Announces Re-election Bid

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller is seeking another term. The announcement was made today that Oller who is finishing his first term, after taking office on January 1st, 2017 will run for a second term to be sheriff of Audrain County. In a statement to the public on his Facebook page Sheriff Oller said, in […]

Tax Free Weekend Runs Through Sunday Several Counties Not Participating

The Missouri Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is set to begin. The holiday starts at 12:01 tomorrow (Friday) morning and will run through Sunday. No state tax will be charged on certain back to school purchases. Items include clothing with a taxable value of one hundred dollars or less. School supplies under fifty dollars. […]

KXEO Morning Sports

Mexico Boys and Girls Basketball Teams are both on the road tonight to face conference rival the Moberly Spartans. The Girls tip-off at 6:15. The boys game starts at 7:30. All of the action can be heard right her on AM 1340 KXEO. In other basketball action last night the North Callaway Girls defeated Louisiana […]

SSM Audrain Give Cancer the Boot

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Audrain will be hosting their annual Give Cancer the Boot this Saturday, October 28th. Darla Wilt Volunteer Services Manager with SSM-Audrain says the event started in 2010 and it raises money for local cancer patients. Their will be a steak dinner, with live music, games and an auction through out […]

Vandalia Woman Moderate Injuries after Two Car Crash in Audrain County

A Vandalia woman has moderate injuries after a two car accident in Audrain County yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol it happened on Audrain County Road 581, a quarter mile north of Audrain County Road 556. 55 year old Linda S. Govero of Vandalia hit a dump truck that was stopped […]

SSM-Audrain Give Cancer the Boot Fundraiser

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Audrain is hosting their annual Give Cancer The Boot on Saturday, October 28th. The event will be held at the Audrain County 4-H Center in Mexico from 5:30 until midnight. Darla Wilt Volunteer Services Manager with SSM-Audrain says the event started in 2010 and it raises money for local cancer patients. […]

Three Arrests in Audrain County Drug Bust

Three people are facing charges after a search warrant in Audrain County turns up meth. According to the East Central Drug Task Force the warrant was served early this (Wednesday) morning in 19000 block of Highway 22. Authorities arrested 37 year old Jeffrie Cash, 36 year old Jerod W. McCulley, and 40 year old Olivia […]

Four Arrested in Audrain County Drug Bust

Four people are facing drug charges after the East Central Drug Task Force serve a search warrant in Mexico yesterday (Monday). According to authorities the warrant was served along Highway 54, south of Mexico and during the search meth, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia were discovered. The Mexico residents arrested are 30 year old Billy Joe […]