Centralia Police Officer Arrested On Federal Sex Charges

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 Friday Night Lights Scores

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 […]

Mexico Golf Kicks Off Season

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.

Ongoing Burglary Investigation Of Centralia Dos Arcos Mexico Restaurant

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 […]

Centralia Police Addresses Realistic Looking BB Guns

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 Injured In Crash Near Centralia

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 […]

MU To Allow Alcohol Sales At Football Games

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 […]

New Centralia Superintendent Settling In To Work

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.