Honoring Audrain County’s Fallen Deputies

This week law enforcement officers nationwide are being honored for their service and sacrifices. The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office has lost 2 deputies in the line of duty. The first was Sheriff Chalmus Blum, who was shot and killed by Jim Crump on February 10, 1924.  Blum had been appointed as a deputy in 1916, […]

Audrain County Boil Order

A boil order is in effect until further notice in the Mexico area. Audrain County Public Water Suppy District number 2 reports an emergency leak on Highway FF, resulting in the orders. Customers who live on or directly off of the following roads are effected. Roads included are: Audrain Roads 929, 919, 918, 917, 9907, […]

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in locating a man wanted for domestic assault. 33 year old Quaid Myles Carlson is wanted on a warrant. The sheriff’s office reminds citizens wanted criminals can be dangerous, and to never attempt to apprehend a fugitive. Anyone with information regarding Carlson’s whereabouts should contact the […]

Audrain Candidate Filing Closed

Candidate filing for county offices closed yesterday [Tuesday] with 7 incumbents filing for re-election, and one new comer. Republican candidates are: Steve Hobbs for Presiding Commissioner Janis Deimeke for Recorder of Deeds Kate Becker Collector and Lisa Smith has filed to take over the position of County Clerk.   Democrats filing for office include: Linda […]

Barnes Gives Update On Greitens Investigation

Representative Jay Barnes, the man in charge of leading the investigative committee looking into allegations against Governor Eric Greitens gave a brief press conference today. [Wednesday] Barnes reports the committee has met 5 times and has interviewed a number of witnesses, but cannot and will not reveal who they are. He said there are additional […]

One Hospitalized After Audrain Crash

A Shelbina man is hospitalized after a car crash in Audrain County this morning. [Monday] According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when 35 year old Corey Peacock was traveling southbound on Highway E. He  failed to stop for a stop sign and crossed highway 22 onto county road 957. He then […]