Hallsville Senior Wins Better Business Bureau Award

A Hallsville High School Senior is the winner of this year’s Student of Ethics award for the Columbia region of the Better Business Bureau. Ralph Waltz won the award, which provides two thousand five hundred dollars toward college or trade school expenses. Past winners of the award selected Waltz based on his essay, community service, […]

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.

Toalson Reisch May Appeal Judges Ruling Against Her In Lawsuit

Missouri State Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch is deciding whether she wants to appeal a judges ruling against her in a lawsuit about her Twitter account blocking users. Reisch said in a statement yesterday (Friday) her next step will be to weigh the merits of appealing the lawsuit. A Centralia man Mike Campbell filed the lawsuit […]

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 […]

Hallsville Man Seriously Injured In Randolph County Crash

A Hallsville man is in serious condition after a car crash on U.S. 63 just south of Renick this afternoon. [Wednesday] The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 39 year old Corey Skaggs crossed the median and collided with a vehicle driven by 89 year old Samantha Hill of Kirksville. Skaggs vehicle then traveled off the […]

Abortion Bill Passes House, Protesters Removed From Gallery

Protesters against a Missouri bill that would ban abortion past 8 weeks of pregnancy temporarily interrupted debate today. [Friday] Dozens of abortion-rights supporters were instructed to leave the galleries after chanting “when you lie, people die”. The bill was approved by the house today, and is now headed to Governor Mike Parson, who is expected […]

National Drug Take Back Continues

The National Drug Take Back Event is continuing today (Saturday). In Boone County, Ashland, Hallsville and Centralia Police Departments will participate in the drug take back. As well as the Columbia Hickman and Rock Bridge High Schools. It starts from 10-1. In Mexico the Public Safety Department the drug take back will take place from […]

Hallsville Student Selected As A Top 100 Scholar

A Hallsville High School senior has been selected for the 2019 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of the states top academic students in the graduating class. Samuel Lockwood was chosen based on a formula using the student’s grade point average and ACT or SAT score. Lockwood had to meet criteria of […]

Boone County Pursuit and Fiery Crash

Two men are now arrested after taking authorities on a chase in Boone County early this (Monday) morning. According to reports from ABC 17, two men were throwing drugs out of the window of a vehicle as Boone County Deputies were in pursuit toward Hallsville. The chase ended around 3 this (Monday) morning near the […]

Audrain Deputies Arrest Two On Drug Charges

Two people were arrested yesterday afternoon [Thursday] when members of the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a traffic stop and located drugs and a firearm. The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office says 34 year old Luke Jerozal of Jefferson City and 29 year old Amanda Smith of Hallsville were found […]