MSHP Warns Drivers Of Deer In Roadway

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is warning drivers that deer are becoming more active and creating hazards on Missouri roadways. The Patrol reports a traffic crash involving deer occur every 2.2 hours in the state. Last year 7 people died and 400 hundred were injured in these accidents. Rural areas are not the only places […]

Audrain Ambulance District Welcomes Public In Open House

The Audrain Ambulance District held an open house and dedication this evening [Thursday] at their second location located on Highway 54, just south of Scott’s Corner. Audrain Ambulance District Administrator Kevin Cash presented a plaque that will be displayed inside the building to Paul Hoer, in honor of his wife Judy and their donation of […]

Minor Injuries In Martinsburg Crash

An Ohio man sustained minor injuries in a crash in Martinsburg around 1:00 this morning [TUESDAY] According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 24 year old Mbaye Lo, of Columbus, Ohio traveled off the right side road and hit a ditch at the intersection of Missouri 19 and North Street. Lo’s vehicle came to rest […]

AT&T Outage Expected Through Wednesday

The Audrain County Emergency Management Agency is says a cell phone outage in Audrain County could last through tomorrow. [Wednesday] The agency reports 4 towers are all currently non-functioning in Mexico and eastern and southeastern Audrain County. AT&T crews are dispatched but the repairs are estimated to continue until around 5:00 tomorrow afternoon.

Montgomery County Sheriff Warns About Weed Wax

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about a potent and potentially dangerous substance after an arrest on Tuesday. The department says Marijuana Wax Oil, sometimes called “Weed Wax” or “Butane Hash Oil” is a sticky, syrup like substance that is robust enough to hold it’s form on a flat surface after it’s […]

Heat To Last Through Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through tomorrow evening, with heat index values between 100 and 107 degrees. Heat is the numer one weather related killer in the United States with average of 618 deaths attributed to it between 1999 and 2010, according to the Centers for Disease Control. It is advised […]

Thyroid Medicine Recall

Westminster Pharmaceuticals has issued a voluntary recall for two thyroid medications. Levothyroxine and Liothyronine were recalled after it was discovered they were manufactured using ingredients found to be deficient with Current Good Manufacturing Practices. The tablets that are being recalled at the 15, 30, 60, 90 and 120 milligram doses. Consumers who have these thyroid […]

Thousands Of Acres Of Corn Destroyed In Storms

Thousands of acres corn crops in Audrain and Montgomery County were destroyed when severe storms blew through the area on Monday night. Melanie Utterback with Utterback Crop Insurance says she has had multiple individual farmers report having 600 to 800 acres damaged by strong winds. She says the corn is broken, twisted and laying flat […]

Martinsburg Man With Moderate Injuries After Accident in Audrain County

A Martinsburg man has moderate injuries after an accident in Audrain County last (Tuesday) night. According to the highway patrol it happened around 5pm on County Road 716 at County Road 717. 72 year old William H. Aulbur went of the road, hitting a culvert and becoming airborne going across another road and overturning. Aulbur […]

Honoring Audrain County’s Fallen Deputies

This week law enforcement officers nationwide are being honored for their service and sacrifices. The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office has lost 2 deputies in the line of duty. The first was Sheriff Chalmus Blum, who was shot and killed by Jim Crump on February 10, 1924.  Blum had been appointed as a deputy in 1916, […]