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, […]

Winners From Martinsburg Cruise Night

Hundreds of people gathered in Martinsburg last night [Friday] for their annual car cruise. The event consisted of a car show and a burnout contest. Winners of the show were: Rob Hudson of Mexico for Best Roadster and Best Home Built car, Best Truck went to Richard Wilson of Auxvasse, Jim Seeley for Best Race […]

MartinsBurg Car Show and Cruise Night Tonight (Friday)

Martinsburg will be hosting its 15th annual Car Show and Cruise tonight (Friday). Cars from around the state will compete for trophies and awards in 12 different classes including best of Roadster, Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Race Car, Street Rod and Muscle Car just to name a few. Music and concessions will be available. It starts […]

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating a man wanted for domestic assault. 33 year old Quaid Myles Carlson is wanted on a warrant. The sheriff’s office reminds citizens wanted criminals can be dangerous, and to never attempt to apprehend a fugitive. Anyone with information regarding Carlson’s whereabouts should contact the […]

Audrain Candidate Filing Closed

Candidate filing for county offices closed yesterday [Tuesday] with 7 incumbents filing for re-election, and one new comer. Republican candidates are: Steve Hobbs for Presiding Commissioner Janis Deimeke for Recorder of Deeds Kate Becker Collector and Lisa Smith has filed to take over the position of County Clerk.   Democrats filing for office include: Linda […]

New Ambulance Station Opens Doors

The newly constructed Audrain Ambulance District Station 2 had their first full day of serving the County on Monday.  The new building is located on Highway 54 near Benton City.