Legislators Attend Forum On Wastewater Challenges In Audrain County

The Audrain County Commission and Lois Hays, the mayor of Benton City, held a forum this afternoon [Monday] to discuss the overwhelming cost of wastewater improvements in every community the county. Audrain County Commissioner Alan Winders explains. State Representative Kent Haden, State Senator Jeanie Riddle, along with representatives from the offices of Roy Blunt, Josh […]

One Injured In Motorcycle Crash

A Farber man is recovering after hitting a deer on a motorcycle last night [Sunday] on Highway 54, near Route PP. The Highway Patrol Crash Report says 27 year old Michael McConnell struck the deer, traveled of the right side of the road and overturned. He was transported to SSM St. Mary’s Hospital Audrain.

Van-Far Learns Reality Of Traffic Crashes

Emergency Agencies in Audrain County worked together today [Friday] to educate students at Van-Far High School about driving safety. The docu-drama brought to life the reality of traffic crashes. After the students witnessed a mock accident, Sergeant Scott White with the Missouri State Highway Patrol gave a presentation on the patrol’s initiative “Don’t Violate the […]

Mexico Man Arrested After Crash Near Farber

A Mexico man was arrested after a car crash early yesterday [Tuesday] morning just east of Farber. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 31 Manuel Dominguez Cortes failed to negotiate a turn and lost control going off the right side of the road and striking a tree. He was taken by ambulance to Hannibal Regional […]

Football Scores From Around Missouri

High School football happened around the state last night. Here are some results: Blair Oaks took down Eldon 49 to 6 Booneville beat School of the Osage 41 to 7 Bowling Green fell to South Callaway 50 to 6 Versailles shut out California 38 to nothing Centralia defeated Brookfield 18 to 6 [A] Clopton-Elsberry beat […]

New Director for Mexico Audrain County Library District Named

The Mexico Audrain County Library District has a new director. Longtime employee Christal Bruner has been selected for the position. Bruner says as director she would like to expand the library’s presence on social media.   Bruner will also oversee Martinsburg, Ladonnia, Vandalia, and Farber. She officially stepped into her role last week.  

Election Results

Election Results from Tuesday: Centralia voters chose  Harvey Million Jr. and Russell Dutton to serve on the school board for a three year term. Erle Bennett won a 2 year term on the school board.   The Centralia water and sewer bond passed with 87 percent of yes votes.  Landon Magley defeated Art Dollens for Centralia […]

Farber Woman Facing Drug and Child Endangerment Charges After Arrest

A Farber woman is facing multiple charges after a search of her residence turns up marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office reports a arresting 28 year old Desiree S. Griggsby after a search warrant was executed yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon at her residence in Farber in the 200 block of East Franklin Street. […]