New Support Group At MU Health Care For Postpartum Depression

Beth Orns social worker at the Missouri Psychiatric Center at MU Health Care is today’s guest on your health with MU Health Care. Orns talks about a support group formed for parents struggling with postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety. Join AM 1340 KXEO every Thursday morning at 10 for another edition of your health with […]

Storms Possible Throughout Wednesday Evening

The National Weather Service is reporting some strong to severe storms are possible tonight. [Wednesday] Some of the storms may be capable of producing large hail and strong winds. Thunderstorms are expected to spread across the region from west to east this evening into overnight.

Man Arrested For Second Time For Suspicious Activity At Columbia Middle School

The same man who was issued a no trespass warning last week for suspicious activity at Columbia’s Gentry Middle School was arrested in connection to a suspicious incident yesterday (Tuesday) at Columibia’s West Middle School. A suspicious vehicle was reported yesterday (Tuesday) morning at the West Middle School around 7:10. Police were able to identify […]

Columbia Library Evacuated

The Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia was temporarily evacuated this afternoon [Tuesday] because of a bomb threat. A suspicious tweet indicated an incident would occur at 11:40 AM. Patrons and staff of the library were evacuated by 10:55 and a bomb sniffing dog was brought in to assist. No bomb or anything suspicious was […]

Update On SSM and University Healthcare Merger

A group of State and Local officials recently traveled to Jefferson City to get an update on the potential merger between the SSM Hospitals in Mexico and Jefferson City and University of Missouri Healthcare. Audrain County Presiding Commissioner Steve Hobbs says the deal is still looking like it is going to move forward. Hobbs says […]

Spring Turkey Season Begins

Spring Turkey season began today [Monday] in Missouri. According to Conservation Agent Norman Steelman, shooting hours are a half hour prior to sunrise to 1:00 in the afternoon through May 5th. During the season, youth ages 6 to 15 do not have to have hunter education, but would have to hunt in the immediate presence […]

County Health Rankings Released

The 2019 national County Health Rankings have been released measuring the current health of the county. The County Health Rankings provide an in-depth assessment of how health is influenced by where people live, learn, work and play. The report is ranked on 2 categories, health outcomes and health factors. In mid-Missouri, Boone County ranked 9th […]

Columbia Man Charged With Sex Crimes

Charges have filed charges against a Columbia man accused of attempting to meet a minor for sex. Thirty year old Jose C. Ramirez was arrested Friday after he agreed to meet an undercover detective posing as the teen. Ramirez allegedly began messaging what he thought was a 14 year old girl, but was actually a […]

Columbia Man Thought To Have Fled To Iceland In Boone County Jail

A Columbia man who authorities thought fled to Iceland is now in the Boone County Jail. Boone County Sheriff’s Department say they transported Jay Robinson from a Cook County, Illinois jail back to Boone County yesterday (Sunday) morning. Robinson is accused of hiding a camera in a bathroom in the children’s section of the Columbia […]

New Orthopedic Surgeon Coming To Practice In Mexico

A new orthopedic practice is set to open soon in Mexico. SSM Health Audrain is partnering with MU Health Care and the Missouri Orthopedic Institute to bring Dr. Nathan Skelley and his practice to Mexico. Dr. Skelley is an Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist who says he will be treating conditions in athletes and […]