A Centralia Police Officer was arrested in Wentzville yesterday [Monday] and charged with using interstate commerce for the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor. According to the Department of Justice, in March 2019, 41 year old Clint Baer contacted an individual he believed to be the mother of a 14 year […]
Week six of Friday night High school football is in the books. Here are some scores from around the area: Mexico fell to Centralia 13 to 10* Blair Oaks shut out Hallsville 35 to nothing* North Callaway took down Bowling Green 22 to 21* Harrisburg defeated Missouri Military Academy 56 to 26* Hannibal dominated Fulton […]
Centralia Panther’s Football State Championship winning Coach Erle Bennett, is going into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame with 206 victories under his belt. Bennett arrived in Centralia in 1989 as an assistant coach and spent five seasons working as the defensive coordinator and offensive line coach. In 1994 he was promoted to head football […]
The Mexico Girls Golf team was in action this afternoon [Tuesday] at Arthur Hills Golf Course. The team played in a quad-meet against Centralia, New Bloomfield, and Hallsville.
Centralia resident for life and local newspaper columnist Lorry Myers made an appearance on AM 1340 KXEO and the AM I Awake Morning Show with Matt Pilger. Lorry has a weekly article in the Centralia Fireside Guard and the Columbia Daily Tribune and is featured in the Missouri Life Magazine. Here is the complete interview. […]
An investigation is continuing after a Centralia Mexican Restaurant was broken into recently. According to the Centralia Police Department the Dos Arcos was broken into on July 26th and had a safe with an unspecified amount of cash taken. The investigation is reportedly progressing and they are searching for a person of interest. An internal […]
The Centralia Police Department is urging parents to not allow children to carry realistic looking BB guns when walking around town. The warning is prompted by an incident early this morning [Monday] when officers responded to a call of a suspicious man with a gun. Two juveniles were located and one was found to be […]
Five people, including two children, sustained minor injuries in a crash on Missouri 124 near Centralia yesterday [Friday] afternoon. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a vehicle driven by Nicolas Simerl of Kansas turned into the path of a car driven by Marcia Kalinowski of Centralia. Kalinowski’s vehicle traveled off the road and overturned. All […]
Mizzou Athletics announced today [Friday] it will sell beer and wine during football games at Memorial Stadium beginning this season. The decision follows the change of a long-standing SEC rule that alcoholic beverages be banned in sporting arenas. The sale of alcohol at football games will end at the end of the third quarter of […]
The Centralia School District has a new superintendent. Dr. Steven Chancellor took over the position last month replacing the now retired Darrin Ford. Dr. Chancellor will be presiding over his first Centralia Board of Education meeting this upcoming Monday, August 12th.