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 […]

No Injuries In Mexico Crash

No one was injured in a car crash in Mexico yesterday. [Thursday] According to the crash report, a vehicle driven by 27 year old Kayla Schmeling was stopped at a stop sign and began to turn south onto Agricultural. Thirty seven year old Jenesa Lunceford was turning onto Summit and struck Schmeling’s vehicle. Lunceford told […]

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 […]

Sex Offender Compliance Check Nets 14 Arrests

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office, along with the United States Marshals Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Digital Forensics Unit, conducted a comprehensive compliance check of 95 registered sex offenders residing in Audrain County between November 4 and November 8. As a result of the check, 14 offenders were found to be out of […]

Audrain Emergency Management Offers Tips For Driving On Slick Roads

The National Weather Service says that even though the snow has stopped in most of mid-Missouri, road conditions could continue to deteriorate as temperatures drop and moisture on the roadway freezes. Audrain County Emergency Management Director Nicholas Tietsort asks drivers to be mindful of crews working on the roads and give them plenty of room […]

Martinsburg Teen With Serious Injuries After ATV Accident

A teen has serious injuries after an ATV accident in Martinsburg yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on First Street at Jefferson Street just before 1:30. A 14 year old male juvenile failed to yield at a stop sign and hit a John Deere AG Sprayer. The juvenile was ejected […]

Audrain County To Do Halloween Sex Offender Checks

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting random checks of addresses of registered sex offenders throughout the county this evening. [Thursday] Sex offenders will be required to avoid all Halloween-related contact with children, remain inside their residence between 5PM and 10:30PM, post a sign stating no candy or treats at this residence and leave […]

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 […]