Storms Possible Throughout Wednesday Evening

The National Weather Service is reporting some strong to severe storms are possible tonight. [Wednesday] Some of the storms may be capable of producing large hail and strong winds. Thunderstorms are expected to spread across the region from west to east this evening into overnight.

Pipe Line Returned To Service

A natural gas pipe line that ruptured causing a massive blaze on March 3rd near Mexico was returned to service today. [Wednesday] According to Energy Transfer, the Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line underwent extensive safety testing from March 31 through April 8 to verify the integrity of the line starting at Panhandle’s Centralia Compressor Station near […]

New Athletic Director Hired For Mexico High School

The Mexico High School will have a new athletic director at the start of the next school year. Travis Blevins will be stepping into the role as well as being an assistant principal at the high school. Blevins will be taking over for the retiring Jeff Anderson.

Mexico Public Safety Report for 4/17/19

Two accidents with injuries reported in Mexico yesterday (Tuesday). The first accident happened yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon around 3:37 when a vehicle driven by 25 year old Kyle Cross was unable to see clearly and collided with a utility pole at the intersection. Cross was taken by a private vehicle to SSM for treatment. Another one […]

Mexico Board Of Education Welcomes New Director

The Mexico Board of Education swore in the two candidates that were chosen by voters on April 2nd Tuesday. Nicole Jahn-Nelson, the newest member of the board and incumbent Heather DeMint took the oath to accept their three year terms. The board also chose the officers for the upcoming year.  Dustin Pascoe will continue as […]

Update On SSM and University Healthcare Merger

A group of State and Local officials recently traveled to Jefferson City to get an update on the potential merger between the SSM Hospitals in Mexico and Jefferson City and University of Missouri Healthcare. Audrain County Presiding Commissioner Steve Hobbs says the deal is still looking like it is going to move forward. Hobbs says […]

Mexico Public Safety Report for 4/16/19

ARRESTS: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 35 year old Malissa S. Hildebrand for an Audrain County Warrant. Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls yesterday (Monday): A fraud at Jubel Drive. Property damage at West Pearson. A stealing or theft at West Liberty. A fight in progress at West Monroe and another […]