Centralia Superintendent Darin Ford Turns In Resignation

The Centralia School District will be looking for a new superintendent. Darrin Ford turned in his resignation to the school board during their meeting on Monday. The resignation will go into effect on June 30th, 2019. Ford was with the Centralia School District for 19 years, and in public education administration for 23 years. The […]

One Injured In Boone Crash

A Hallsville man was injured in a two car crash on Missouri 124 in Boone County yesterday evening. [Wednesday] According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened when a vehicle driven by 25 year old James Strickland was turning South onto Missouri 124 and  into the path of 32 year old Emily Ramirez […]

Audrain County Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Audrain County, According to the most recent report, the warning goes into effect at noon tomorrow [Friday] and will continue until midnight Saturday. heavy snow is expected with total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts. A winter storm warning […]

Centralia Counterfeit Arrests

Four people were arrested today [Tuesday] at 315 West Sneed Street in Centralia for check counterfeiting and drugs. The Centralia Police Department, along with officers from the East Central Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the location and discovered evidence of counterfeiting, along meth and drug paraphernalia. Police arrested Mark W. Nichols, Darrell […]

Murder Trial Postponed

The murder trial for a man accused of the fatal shooting of Leon Wilder III in Audrain County in July of 2017 has been postponed. According to court records, Richard Henry’s first degree murder trial was originally scheduled to be heard beginning January 14. Henry’s attorney filed for a continuance of the case, and it […]

Mexico Man Arrested In Centralia After Taking Police On Car Chase

A Mexico man is facing charges after taking police on a chase and wrecking his vehicle in Centralia. Carl J. Dehn was arrested on Monday night at the intersection of Highway 22 and Highway 151. According to police Dehn took off after officers tried to stop him for a registration violation. Dehn was later found […]

Mexico Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest

A traffic stop in Mexico led to the arrest of a Centralia woman wanted on a drug warrant. According to The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office, deputies stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of South Morris Street for a traffic violation. During the course of the investigation, 23 year old Shayla Cates was identified as […]

Centralia Police Need Help Identifying Suspects

The Centralia Police Department is looking for two men believed to be involved in a burglary at a business on December 8. The department reports the men allegedly burglarized the unnamed business, stealing money and causing property damage. The suspects appear to be driving a silver Dodge SUV with cardboard taped to the rear driver […]

Pick Up Rear Ends Dump Truck Near Auxvasse

A 36 year old man is recovering from minor injuries after rear-ending a dump truck on U.S. 54 near Auxvasse just before 10:00 this morning.[Thursday] The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Raymond Nelson of Halls, Tennessee hit the back of a dump truck driven by 31 year old Matthew Patterson of Centralia when Patterson was […]