Spring Turkey Season Begins

Spring Turkey season began today [Monday] in Missouri. According to Conservation Agent Norman Steelman, shooting hours are a half hour prior to sunrise to 1:00 in the afternoon through May 5th. During the season, youth ages 6 to 15 do not have to have hunter education, but would have to hunt in the immediate presence […]

Drivers Can Expect More Farm Equipment On Roadways

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is asking motorists to be aware of slower moving farm equipment on Missouri Roads. With planting season approaching, many two-lane highways in rural parts of the state may see heavier farm machinery traffic. There were 171 traffic crashes involving farm equipment in Missouri in 2017. Of those crashes, 5 were […]

Community R-VI Schools Honored For Patriotism

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 […]

Audrain County Wins Grant

The Audrain County Road and Bridge Department has been awarded a nearly $200 thousand grant to replace three aging vehicles in their fleet. The grant came from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The funds came from a 2016 settlement with Volkswagen relating to the company’s sale of 590 thousand vehicles that were found to […]

Explosion In Martinsburg

One person was injured after an explosion and fire rocked Martinsburg around 1:00 this afternoon. [Tuesday] Preliminary reports indicate a propane tank at Fennewald Custom Welding blew up. No information is available at this time as to the cause of the explosion. Emergency crews from the Audrain County Sheriff’s Department, Martinsburg Fire Protection District, Little […]

Valentine’s Day Spending Expected To Break Records

Spending for Valentine’s Day this year is expected to increase by 6 percent over last year, according to the National Retail Federation. American’s are expected to spend a total of approximately $20.7 billion dollars this year, exceeding the spending record of $19.7 billion set in 2016. According to the NRF’s annual holiday study, 52 percent […]

Ice Storm Warning Issued For Audrain County

The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for several Missouri Counties that will go into effect at midnight and continue until noon tomorrow. [Thursday] Counties expected to be impacted include Audrain, Boone, Cooper, Howard, Macon, Moniteau, Monroe, Randolph and Shelby. An ice storm warning means that a severe and dangerous amount of […]

Tuesday School Cancellations

Mexico Public Schools are closed Tuesday Community R-6 is closed Tuesday Van-Far is closed Tuesday North Callaway is closed Tuesday Wellsville-Middletown Schools cancelled Tuesday Fulton Public Schools closed Tuesday Paris R-2 Schools Closed. Moberly Schools are cancelled. Centralia schools running snow routes only.

Audrain Sheriff Warns Of Scam

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller is reporting a scam involving the Audrain County Collector’s Office. According to Oller, the collector’s office has received calls that residents are getting delinquent tax notices for 2017. After talking with citizens and gathering information, it appears to be a scam. The sheriff’s office is asking residents to closely review […]

Diocese of Jefferson City Releases Names Of Priests Accused Of Abuse

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City has released a list of 33 priests and religious brothers credibly accused of sexual abuse today. [Thursday] The list includes 3 priests from other dioceses that served in the Jefferson City Diocese , 5 members of a religious order and 25 priests from the Jefferson […]