Week Six Friday Night Lights Scores

Week six of Friday night High school football is in the books. Here are some scores from around the area: Mexico fell to Centralia 13 to 10* Blair Oaks shut out Hallsville 35 to nothing* North Callaway took down Bowling Green 22 to 21* Harrisburg defeated Missouri Military Academy 56 to 26* Hannibal dominated Fulton […]

Mexico High School FFA Trap Team Qualifies For Districts

The Mexico FFA Trap Shooting Team is celebrating after a good shoot yesterday (Tuesday). Eleven Mexico shooters competed at the Area 4 Trap Shoot held in Columbia and have now qualified for Districts. The District Trap Team consists of: Shane Schoneboom, Cody Van Horn, Taylen Love, Jozey Devault, and Landyn Kleinsorge. Schoneboom finished eleventh overall […]

AG Schmitt Issues Alert Regarding Scam

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has issued a consumer alert about a potential scam targeting elderly and vulnerable citizens. Scammers have made the phone number appear to be coming from the U.S. Government or the U.S. District Court. The caller sounds like a child, pretending to be their grandchild who is currently being held in […]

Paris Woman Arrested Following Crash

A Paris woman was arrested after a vehicle crash four miles east of Moberly on U.S. 24 yesterday [Sunday] morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol 29 year old Kayla McQueen fell asleep at the wheel, ran off the left side of the road and struck a fence. She sustained minor injuries in the […]

EAS Test Planned For Wednesday

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System tomorrow [Wednesday] at 1:20 in the afternoon. The test will assess the operational readiness of the infrastructure for distribution of national messages and determine whether improvements are needed. The intent of this year’s […]

Highway Patrol Gives Safety Tips

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is encouraging Missourians to swim safe this summer. The Patrol has been called to investigate 28 drowning incidents so far this year. Troopers say Missouri’s lakes and rivers can include currents, drop-offs and floating debris that can make swimming more challenging. They continue by saying to never overestimate your swimming […]

Local Author Dies Saturday

George Hodgman, the author of “Bettyville” was found dead in his New York apartment on Saturday at the age of 60. Hodgman’s book focused on his experience caring for his mother in Paris, Missouri where he grew up. Bettyville was published in 2015 detailing the loving, yet challenging relationship with his mother and the struggles […]

Two Mark Twain Lake Beaches Open

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced  the John F. Spalding Beach and Indian Creek Beach have reopened, however, the beach at 107 remains closed, Both beaches have been cleared of debris and safety checks have been performed. Four lane boat ramps are in use with courtesy docks in palace at all except Ray Behrens. […]

Senator Blunt In Paris,Missouri Today To Talk Agriculture

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt will be making stops in Boonville, Brunswick, and Paris today (Saturday). Senator Blunt will be holding a round-table discussion on Cancer Research at the Cooper County Public Health Center in Boonville at 11:15 this (Saturday) morning. The next stop at the Brunswick Courtyard in Brunswick at 1:45 this (Saturday) afternoon to […]

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 […]