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 […]

Law Enforcement Searching For Burglary Suspect

Law enforcement is asking for help locating a Moberly man wanted in relation to a burglary investigation out of Monroe County. On January 25, deputies began the investigation on Monroe County Road 1009. Subsequent searches revealed multiple items of stolen property. Officers are searching for 42 year old Shawn Reese. He may be driving a […]

NWS Urges Travelers To Change Plans For Sunday

The National Weather Service says confidence is increasing for a significant winter storm tomorrow [Sunday] which is reported to be one of the most popular travel days of the year. A winter storm will bring the potential for significant snow across northern Missouri. Strong gusty winds reaching 40 miles per hour are expected which will […]

Three Madison Teens Injured in Monroe County Accident

Three Madison teens are recovering from minor injuries after an accident in Monroe County last (Sunday) night. According to the highway patrol it happened on County Road 1033, four miles southwest of Madison when a 2000 Chevrolet S10 Blazer went off the road and overturned. 15 year old Hunter M. Dennis, and Paul K. Meals, […]

Paris Residents Named To Dean’s List at University of Missouri

Several students from Monroe County are on the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources dean’s list at the University of Missouri for the spring semester. Those making include Brant Francis for plant sciences. Bailey Burnett, agriculture. And Halli Karr in agricultural education all are from Paris and achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and […]