Potato Chip Recall

Frito-Lay has issued a limited voluntary recall of seven and three quarter ounce bags of Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips due to undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product contained inside the […]

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 […]

High Percentage Of Adults Are Smokers In Audrain County

Smoking rates in Audrain County are significantly higher when compared to the rest of the state. The Audrain County Health Department reports Audrain county has a 31.4 percent smoking rate among adults. Missouri as a whole is at 23.2 percent and the United States sits at 18.1 percent. Another national study is showing that many […]

Mexico Public Safety Report For 6/17/19

Arrests: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 31 year old Caleb R. Matrisch on Friday, June 14th for an Audrain County Warrant.   Calls For Service: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for service over the weekend starting on Friday, June 14th: A stealing or theft at 3602 South Clark and at […]

Mizzou Student Crowned Miss Missouri

A new Miss Missouri was crowned at Missouri Military Academy in Mexico on Saturday night. Simone Esters of Columbia won the four day competition in the 50th year of the pageant being held in Mexico. Esters platform focuses on mentorship of youth: Esters has been awarded a $14 thousand scholarship to continue her journalism education […]

Mexico Students Headed To National Competition

Three Mexico High School students are leaving for Dallas today [Saturday] to compete at the National Speech and Debate Tournament. Grant Norfleet, Kylie Yeast and Riley Given are representing the State of Missouri at the competition. Norfleet and Yeast are doing a Duo Interpretation, while Given will present a humorous interpretation. In addition, each student […]

Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen Crowned

A Bolivar Teen was crowned the new Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen on Friday Night. Fifteen year old Shae Smith has competed in the pageant three times. Smith’s platform focuses on raising money for The Children’s Miracle Network. She will receive a $6,000 dollar scholarship and will begin preparations for the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Pageant […]

Charges Filed In Deadly Jail Assault

A Mexico man is charged with first degree murder after a jail assault that led to the death of a 42 year old Centralia man. According to a probable cause statement, 27 year old Ryan Wade Blair admitted during an interview with investigators he had been planning on killing Michael Eisenhauer. He continued by saying […]

Preliminary Winners Announced In Second Night Of Miss Missouri

The Thursday preliminary competition at the Missouri Missouri and Miss Missouri Outstanding Teen Pageants were dominated by St. Charles and Metro St. Louis. The judges chose St. Charles Outstanding Teen Faith Moise as the Rookie Evening Gown and onstage question winner. The overall winner was Metro St. Louis’ Outstanding Teen Abbie Mueller. In the Miss […]

Audrain County Inmate Killed In Jail Assault

An inmate at the Audrain County Jail is dead as the result of an assault that occurred in the jail at around 9:00 this morning. [Thursday] Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller reports the victim, 42 year old Michael Dale Eisenhauer of Centralia, had been incarcerated since March 7th. The inmate suspected of the assault, identified […]