CARES Act Funding Helps Audrain County Organizations

More than one hundred fifty-six thousand dollars in CARES Act funding reimbursement to Audrain County businesses and other organizations was made between July 24th and September 22nd being reported by the Audrain County Commission. The money spent went to businesses and other organizations for purchase of personal protective equipment and help with rent, mortgage, or […]

Person Who Tested Positive For COVID-19 At Van-Far Elementary Open House

An open letter sent out yesterday (Tuesday) from the Van-Far R-1 Schools Superintendent is warning about a possible COVID-19 exposure. John Fortney said that a person who attended the Van-Far Elementary open house on August 21st, from 6pm-7pm, has tested positive for COVID-19. Anyone who was in attendance is asked to monitor for symptoms. This […]

Polling Places In Audrain County For Tuesday’s General Municipal Election

Polls open at 6 this morning and close at 7 tonight. Here are a list of polling places in Audrain County. Mexico Precincts: 1 -St. John’s Lutheran Church 2,3,4,-Courthouse Annex the old Pearl Motor Company Building 5-Southside Christian Church 6- First Presbyterian Church   Vandalia Wards First Baptist Church Multi Purpose Building East Cuivre Modern […]

Mexico-Audrain County Libraries To Reopen With Abbreviated Hours Next Month

The Mexico-Audrain County Library will be reopening for business on Tuesday, May 5th. The locations include Mexico, Martinsburg, Laddonia, Farber and Vandalia. According to a news release sent out yesterday the locations will be reopening in phases as suggested by Governor Parson and Audrain County Health Department CEO, Dr. Sandra Hewlett. The library will have […]

Audrain County Library District Closing Libraries Amidst Coronavirus Fears

The Audrain County Library District will be closing their 5 locations this Saturday, March 21st at the end of the business day. According to director Christal Bruner the libraries in Mexico, Martinsburg, Ladonnia, Vandalia and Farber will stay open until Saturday so patrons can stock up on reading material while they are practicing social distancing […]

The Van-Far Speech Team On KXEO Morning Show

The Van-Far Speech Team is performing at a very high level garnering several awards and placing with top finishes at competitions over the past several years. This morning Coach Tyler Oesch, along with members of the speech team junior Trevor Winders, sophomore Kiera Hayden and junior Harley Young joined AM 1340 KXEO and the Am […]

Audrain County Regional Libraries

Employees from 5 libraries in Audrain County Library District are pulling together to make a difference in homebound seniors lives this Christmas. Library Director Christal Bruner says library employees at the Martinsburg, Laddonia, Farber, Vandalia and Mexico locations all decided to get money together and buy items to donate to the Mexico Senior Center. The […]

League Of Women Voters Getting Residents Registered For Upcoming Elections

Today (Tuesday) is National Voter Registration Day and organizations are preparing to get residents signed up for upcoming elections. The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County is hosting an event today (Tuesday) that started at 11 am and goes until 5 this (Tuesday) evening at the Columbia Public Library. The Mexico-Audrain League of Women […]