Monroe County Reports New COVID-19 Case

The Monroe County Health Department is reporting a new positive COVID-19 case. The patient attended morning services at Pleasant Green Baptist Church in Madison on July 26th. Direct contacts were unable to be identified during contact tracing, so the Monroe County Health Department wants those that attended those services to monitor for symptoms until August […]

Missouri 4-H Foundation Scholarship Winnners Announced

The Missouri 4H Foundation is announcing the winners of their scholarships. In Audrain county, Lauryn Robnett was awarded an Orsheln 4-H Scholarship. In Boone county, winners were Saylor Forsyth, Stephen Coy, William Adkins, Matthew Vaughn, Sophia Cunningham, and Heather Snow. Bryar DeLashmutt from Callaway county, Marlena Long of Monroe county, and Alexander Kleinsorge from Montgomery […]

Monroe County Attempted Kidnapping

A New Hampshire woman is behind bars, charged with attempted child kidnapping. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 20-year old Erica I. Johnson of Seabrook, New Hampshire, traveled to Monroe County on April 25th to meet an 11-year old juvenile Johnson had been having conversations with online for 4 months. The investigation determined that […]

Portions of Monroe County Under A Boil Order

Portions of the Public Water Supply District #2 of Monroe County are under a boil order. The order comes after a water main break and affects customers on: Highway 24 between the water district office and Paris Highway 15 from Paris south to Route D Highway 154 between Highways 15 & Z Highway KK Monroe […]

Monroe County Cancer Supporters Banquet Raises Money

The fundraising efforts of the 10th annual Blow Cancer Away Banquet are being released. According to Gary Yager, President of the Monroe County Cancer Supporters, more than $50,000 was brought in at the event held Saturday night at the high school gym in Monroe City. Over 400 people attended the banquet and Yager says they […]

Red Flag Warning Issued For Multiple Counties In KXEO Listening Area

The National Weather Service is issuing a Red Flag Warning from 2 this afternoon until 6 tonight for several counties in the listening area. The warning is for Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Gasconade, Moniteau, Monroe and Osage Counties. Residents are being asked not to burn items outdoors during the warning due to weather conditions could […]

Frank Russell Recreation Area Closes For Upgrades

The US Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake is closing the Frank Russell Recreation Area to make a number of improvements. The closure affects the archery park, archery trail, day use, picnic area, pond, and campground. Improvements include replacing the water line to the campground and up-sizing the water meter. Areas will open […]

Closings and Cancellations For 2/13/20

Yet another winter storm is causing several schools and business’s to be closed today (Thursday): Starting off with the Mexico Public Schools,St. Brendan in Mexico, and The Williams Center Mexico Head Start. Centralia Head Start and Centralia R-6. The Centralia Senior Center, Community R-6 in Laddonia. Fulton Public Schools snow routes only. Hallsville, Moberly Head […]

Large Amount Of Debris At Mark Twain Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Mark Twain Lake are warning boaters of a large amount of debris on the lake due to high water levels. The debris is creating hazards that are making some areas difficult to maneuver. The debris can also move and fluctuate throughout the day with wind patterns. Currently, Clarence […]