Flash Flood Watch Issued For Parts of Mid-Missouri

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for several mid-Missouri counties. The watch will go into effect at 7:00 this evening an will continue through tomorrow [Thursday] morning. The impacted counties include Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Moniteau, Montgomery and Pike. Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop this evening and continue […]

Boil Advisory Issued For Vandalia

A boil advisory has been issued in Vanalia. The advisory will impact West Washington Street between North Oak Street and North Lincoln Street. The advisory will expire tomorrow [Wednesday] at noon.

Audrain Libraries To Close Thursday

All Mexico-Audrain County Library locations will be closed on Thursday for staff development. The libraries, located in Mexico, Farber, Laddonia, Martinsburg and Vandalia, will be closed in order for staff to come together and have agencies in the community present information about the services they offer. The goal of the library staff is to make […]

Vandalia Man Serious Injuries In Pike County Accident

A Vandalia man with serious injuries after a one car accident in Pike County last (Thursday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened around 10:30 on US-61 southbound south of Route OO. 26 year old Steven G. Houchins went off the road and overturned in the median. He was taken by air evacuation […]

Eastern Family YMCA In Vandalia With A Newly Finished Kitchen

The Eastern Family YMCA in Vandalia is progressing after opening its door in February. Branch Director Debbie Hopke says they have had the kitchen finished with equipment donated from a Van-Far graduate. Hopke says the Vandalia YMCA has had visitors from around the state as well as Indiana, Colorado and a special visit by U.S. […]

Legislators Attend Forum On Wastewater Challenges In Audrain County

The Audrain County Commission and Lois Hays, the mayor of Benton City, held a forum this afternoon [Monday] to discuss the overwhelming cost of wastewater improvements in every community the county. Audrain County Commissioner Alan Winders explains. State Representative Kent Haden, State Senator Jeanie Riddle, along with representatives from the offices of Roy Blunt, Josh […]

Fatal Ralls County Accident

A Vandalia man was killed in a car accident yesterday [Friday] afternoon. According to the crash report, 83 year old Henry Gerdes of Vandalia was crossing U.S. 61 in New London and pulled into the path of a pickup. Gerdes was pronounced dead at the scene.

Severe Storms Possible Saturday

The National Weather Service is reporting a chance for severe thunderstorms today across mid-Missouri. The best timing for the storms will be between 3 and 9 PM, with damaging winds and large hail being the main threats. The storms are predicted to move out of the area quickly and will leave the temperatures cooler heading […]

Vandalia Man Involved In I-70 Crash Dies

A Vandalia man involved in a crash in Columbia on May 16 has died from his injuries. Eighty six year old William McDowell died yesterday [Thursday] after the crash at the 124 mile marker of Interstate 70. Police say it happened when McDowell was in the merging lane from the Stadium/I-70 on-ramp and attempted to […]