Centralia resident for life and local newspaper columnist Lorri Myers made an appearance on AM 1340 KXEO and the AM I Awake Morning Show with Matt Pilger. Lorri 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.
Centralia’s 3rd annual National Night Out will be taking place tonight (Tuesday) night. Centralia Police Officer David Davenport says it’s an opportunity for police, first responders, and members of the community to talk about how to improve their town. First responders and police from Boone County, and Audrain County will be at the event. It […]
The Centralia Public Library is getting ready to undergo fifty thousand dollars in renovations. Director Amy Hopkins says they will be doing the work in two to three phases and they plan to keep the library open during the process. Once the work begins it is expected to be completed in two to three months.
The Centralia Public Library is offering a new service. Director Amy Hopkins says her staff recently went through extensive training and they are now a passport acceptance facility. Hopkins says you can fill out the paperwork online and then bring your birth certificate and several other required documents to the library and have your photo […]
The employees of HomeBank have spent the last 6 months raising money for the Central Missouri and Great River Honor Flight Programs and will be presenting the money on Friday. Employees in Centralia, Palmyra, Canton, Hannibal, and West Quincy have had pie-in-the-face contests, raffles, BBQ lunches and hosted a trap shoot to raise the more […]