Senator Roy Blunt In Vandalia and Fulton Today

United States Senator Roy Blunt making three stops in Missouri today (Saturday). Blunt started off touring flood damage in Clarksville and says there is a significant interest in a number of government agencies looking at the flooding in Missouri. Senator Blunt also took a tour of the new YMCA facility in Vandalia. The final stop […]

Blunt To Visit Mid-Missouri Saturday

United States Senator Roy Blunt will be making several stops in mid-Missouri tomorrow. [Saturday] Blunt will visit Clarksville City Hall at 9am to survey flood damage with state and local officials. At 10:45 he will be making a stop at the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA in Vandalia, and his day will conclude with delivering the […]

Three Charged With Second Degree Murder In Shooting Death of Fulton Man

Three people are now charged with murder in the shooting death of a 29 year old Fulton man early yesterday (Tuesday) morning. According to the Callaway County Sheriff’s Department Nathan Dean Pritchett Jr. was found dead on County Road 136, east of State Road JJ, south of Calwood around 2:41 yesterday (Tuesday) morning after a […]

Sixty New Jobs Coming to Eastern Audrain County With Three Biogas Plants

Three new Green Energy Biogas Plants are getting set to be built in Eastern Audrain County. Green Energy Sustainable Solutions is making the announcement today (Friday) the plants will bring more than 145 million dollars in investment into the communities. The plants will utilize tons of swine waste, and tons of green biomass, to produce […]

Audrain County Wins Grant

The Audrain County Road and Bridge Department has been awarded a nearly $200 thousand grant to replace three aging vehicles in their fleet. The grant came from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The funds came from a 2016 settlement with Volkswagen relating to the company’s sale of 590 thousand vehicles that were found to […]

Vandalia Announces New Chief Of Police

The city of Vandalia is announcing a new chief of police. Logan Benjamin officially began his duties as Vandalia Police Chief on February 14th. Benjamin is replacing Chief Chris Hammann who took a job as police chief in New Haven. Benjamin has worked for the Vandalia Police Department since 2016, and was promoted to Corporal […]

Eastern Missouri YMCA To Open Monday

The newly constructed Eastern Missouri YMCA in Vandalia will open their doors to the public on Monday. The YMCA will host an open house from 10AM until noon on Saturday. A ribbon cutting will follow. Plans for the new facility began in 2009, and the groundbreaking took place in November of 2017. The building features […]