Two Woman With Injuries In Audrain County Accident

Two woman with minor injuries after a 2 car accident in Audrain County last (Tuesday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Highway 54 eastbound, 200 feet east of Audrain Road 841. A vehicle crossed the center line and hit another vehicle. 39 year old Wendi M. Nielson of Mexico and 17 […]

Bond Reduction Hearings Set For Two Accused Of Child Sex Crimes

Bond reduction hearings have been set for two men accused of having sexual relations with a 13 year old girl resulting in a pregnancy. According to court records, Gerald Walker Jr. of Laddonia requested a bond reduction hearing be continued so his attorney may be present and represent him. His hearing will be September 3 […]

Two Charged After 13 Year Old Found To Be Pregnant

Two men have been charged in Audrain County after a 13 year old girl was found to be pregnant after a visit to a medical clinic. According to the probable cause statements, The Audrain County detective met with the girl and she originally stated 19 year old Gerald Walker Jr. of Laddonia was the father […]

Hartzler In Mexico

United States Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler made a stop in Mexico this afternoon [Monday] for a United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Information Session. Hartzler, along with State Representative Kent Haden and State Senator Jeanie Riddle were in attendance to hear about different options to help local communities with the ongoing challenge regarding wastewater regulations. […]

Callaway County House Fire

No injuries reported in a house fire in Callaway County on Saturday. According to the North Callaway Fire Protection District the house was located near the intersection of State roads A and B. The Auxvasse Fire, Central Fire, Montgomery County Fire and Martinsburg Fire assisted in putting the blaze out.

Two Arrested In Multi-County Chase

Two people are facing numerous charges after a multi-county pursuit yesterday. [Wednesday] According to the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, the driver of a vehicle, identified as Cole R. Couch of Bowling Green, fled when a deputy attempted to stop him regarding an ongoing investigation. Couch led deputies on a lengthy pursuit through Pike, Ralls and […]

Audrain Libraries To Close Thursday

All Mexico-Audrain County Library locations will be closed on Thursday for staff development. The libraries, located in Mexico, Farber, Laddonia, Martinsburg and Vandalia, will be closed in order for staff to come together and have agencies in the community present information about the services they offer. The goal of the library staff is to make […]

Scott’s Corner Roundabout To Open Friday

The newly constructed rural roundabout located at Scott’s Corner is set to open on Friday. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, rural roundabouts have shown an 82 percent reduction in severe crashes. The roundabout’s purpose is to slow drivers down on a higher speed highway. MoDOT worked with a citizen advisory group to find […]

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 […]

Free Fishing Days This Weekend

The Missouri Department of Conservation will be holding Free Fishing Days this Saturday and Sunday. One these two days, any person may fish in state waters without a permit, trout permit and prescribed area daily tags. Audrain County Conservation Agent Norman Steelman says user fees and permits may still be required at county, city or […]