Missouri Rural Broadband Gets Boost

Rural broadband in Missouri is getting a boost thanks to the FCC. The FCC announced today (Thursday) the more than $240 million in funding nationwide over the next ten years. Missouri has been granted more than $175 million in that timeframe. Boone and Callaway counties in the listening area will see more than $680,000 of […]

Closings and Cancellations For 2/13/20

Yet another winter storm is causing several schools and business’s to be closed today (Thursday): Starting off with the Mexico Public Schools,St. Brendan in Mexico, and The Williams Center Mexico Head Start. Centralia Head Start and Centralia R-6. The Centralia Senior Center, Community R-6 in Laddonia. Fulton Public Schools snow routes only. Hallsville, Moberly Head […]

Early School Dismissals For 2/12/20

Snowfall in the listening is prompting several school districts to announce early dismissals this afternoon. The Mexico School District released the following statement this afternoon: Dear Mexico 59 Parents: After another test drive through town and country, we have decided to release elementary and middle school students at 1:45 p.m. and the high school at […]

Sturgeon Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Indiana Accident

A Sturgeon man pleads guilty in an Indiana courtroom to charges stemming from a fatal accident last July in Indianapolis. According to online court records, 57-year old Bruce Pollard was charged with 3 counts of reckless homicide, 7 counts of reckless driving causing bodily injury, and one count of reckless operation of a vehicle in […]

School And Business Closings For 2/6/20

For a second straight day winter weather is causing several school and business’s to close. School closings: Mexico Public Schools, Callaway Head Start, Centralia Head Start, Centralia R-6, Community R-6 Laddonia, Fulton Public Schools, Hallsville R-4, Kingdom Christian Academy, Moberly Public Schools, New Bloomfield R-3, Paris R-2, Sturgeon R-5, Wellsville Middletown R1, Williams Center Head […]

School Closings and Late Starts For 1/24/20

Mexico Public Schools, Callaway Head Start, Centralia R-6, Community R6, Fulton Public Schools, Hallsville R-4, The Kingdom Christian Academy, Moberly Head Start, Moberly Public Schools, New Bloomfield R-3,Sonlight Christian Daycare in Audrain County, South Callaway R-2, Southern Boone R-1, Sturgeon R-5, Wellsville Middletown R1, Williams Center Head Start. Columbia College with a late start and […]

Two Arrested In Burglaries in Audrain, Boone, and Callaway Counties

Multiple burglaries in three counties lead to two arrests. According to the Audrain County Sheriff’s Department, five burglaries in December in southwest Audrain County were reported in a span of three weeks. The first four reports involved the same victim in which firearms, power tools and a pickup were stolen. The fifth burglary was reported […]

Boone County Police Pursuit Ends In Fulton With Three Arrests

Three people accused of robbing a Boone County man of his truck and then leading police in a pursuit are now under arrest. Fulton Police say a vehicle pursuit was coming in to Fulton on Saturday when 26 year old John E. Garrett, tried to hit a Fulton Police Officer who was on foot near […]

Man Accused Of Shooting At Ashland Police Officer Arrested

A man accused of shooting at an Ashland police officer Tuesday night is now in custody. 29 year old Eusebio Daniel Barjas-Real of Ashland was arrested by Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies at 105 East Liberty Lane in Ashland yesterday (Thursday) morning. Possible charges include 2nd degree assault on a special victim, armed criminal action, and […]