The Laddonia Athletics Association is hosting their 67th annual 4th of July Celebration at the Laddonia Ballpark today. [Thursday] Melissa Deimeke and Evelyn Deimeke stopped by to talk about the activities. Fireworks will start around 9:00.
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 […]
The National Weather Service is reporting a chance for severe thunderstorms today across mid-Missouri. The best timing for the storms will be between 3 and 9 PM, with damaging winds and large hail being the main threats. The storms are predicted to move out of the area quickly and will leave the temperatures cooler heading […]
A boil order has been issued until 2:00 Wednesday afternoon for portions of Laddonia. The areas affected are south of and including First Street and west of Highway 19. Residents need to boil water used for consumption for at least 5 minutes before use.
The Missouri Military Academy is bringing back their baseball team after 5 years. The Colonels will be led by Blayne Murphy, a science teacher at MMA. He has 10 years coaching experience at Bethany College and Hannibal-LaGrange University. The team will be competing against area schools including Monroe City High School, Community R-VI and New […]
The Board of Education for the Community R-VI School District is asking voters to approve Proposition A, a bond levy for numerous projects on the April 2nd ballot. The board is asking for one million eight hundred fifty thousand dollars to implement and improve safety measures, make building repairs, remodel restrooms and locker rooms and […]
The students and staff at Community R-6 school were honored today [Tuesday] with the Pride and Patriotism Award for their charitable actions and behavior during school functions. High School Principal Bob Curtis explains why the school was nominated. Curtis says the students exhibit an understanding of the sacrifices of the military. State Representative Kent Haden […]
The Community R-VI will be receiving a special award tomorrow (Tuesday). The school was nominated for the Pride and Patriotism Award recently found out they were the winners. The American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars along with Missouri State Representative Kent Haden will be presenting the award during an assembly at the school […]
Three new Green Energy Biogas Plants are getting set to be built in Eastern Audrain County. Green Energy Sustainable Solutions is making the announcement today (Friday) the plants will bring more than 145 million dollars in investment into the communities. The plants will utilize tons of swine waste, and tons of green biomass, to produce […]
Icy road conditions led to a multi-vehicle accident involving a semi on the Highway 54 bypass in Mexico at around 5:12 yesterday [Monday] afternoon. According to Mexico Public Safety the accident happened when 53 year old Michael McCoy of Vandiver Village lost control near the bridge and slid into the lane of traffic occupied by […]