Free Fishing Days This Weekend

The Missouri Department of Conservation will be holding Free Fishing Days this Saturday and Sunday. One these two days, any person may fish in state waters without a permit, trout permit and prescribed area daily tags. Audrain County Conservation Agent Norman Steelman says user fees and permits may still be required at county, city or […]

MSHP Says To Expect Some Delays In Travel

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is advising drivers to check the MoDOT Travel Information Map before hitting the road for Memorial Day. The patrol is advising motorists to plan for delays in travel due to additional traffic on the roadway and flooding events throughout the state. More rain is expected in some areas and could […]

Another Round Of Storms Predicted For Wednesday

The National Weather Service is predicting a second round of severe weather for tonight. [Wednesday] A tornado watch was issued this afternoon for Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Montgomery, Pike, Monroe, Ralls, Shelby, Cooper, Saline, Howard, Pettis, Chariton and Randolph Counties until 11:00. The National Weather Service reports severe thunderstorms are expected this evening and tonight. […]

More Awards Announced At Missouri FFA Convention

More awards are being announced from the Missouri State FFA Convention being held in Columbia. Community R-VI’s Emily Hoyt received a Missouri Agribusiness Academy certificate. Allison Troesser of Community R-6 named an Area 5 Star in Agribusiness. Marlena Lily Long of the Paris FFA Chapter was named an Area 4 Star in Agribusiness. Allie Sprock […]

Area Schools Earning Top Honors At Missouri FFA Convention

Many organizations are being recognized for top awards at the Missouri State FFA Convention that started yesterday (Thursday) in Columbia. The Mexico FFA chapter placed 19th out of 347 in the state earning a Top Chapter Award. Other Schools receiving Top Chapters Awards are Community R-6 placing 27th, Bowling Green earned 24th place, Centralia placed […]

Paris High School Senior Wins Missouri Corn Scholarship

A Paris High School Senior is being awarded a 2019 Missouri Corn Scholarship. Marlena Long will receive a one thousand dollar scholarship from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council to help pay for her continuing education. Long is the daughter of Greg and Laura Long.

Turkey Hunt For Disabled Persons Announced

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the Paris Lions Club announced today [Monday] the dates for the annual Turkey Hunt for disabled persons at Mark Twain Lake. The hunt will be held during the Missouri Spring Turkey season on April 27 and 28 at the Indian Creek Recreation Area. The hunt will be restricted […]

Father Of St. Louis Ballerina Thanks Monroe County, Asks For Help

The father of a St. Louis ballerina found drowned in Mark Twain Lake last November sent a letter to the editor of the Monroe County Appeal thanking law enforcement and the community for their assistance in locating her. In the letter, Duncan Stroik says his daughter Raffaella Stroik visited Mark Twain Lake four years ago […]

Area Cancellations Due to the Weather

This is a list of cancellations in the KXEO listening area. Mexico Public Schools All Locations of Moberly Area Community College Will Open At 10 Centralia Schools Fulton Public Schools Hallsville School District Missouri Military Academy will start at 10 North Callaway R-1 Schools Sturgeon R-V Schools Paris Public Schools Wellsville-Middltown R-1 Schools University of […]