Roadwork in Vandalia Friday

Traffic in Vandalia will be disrupted Friday, weather permitting. Highway W will be closed at the railroad crossing in Vandalia to allow Kansas City Southern to do railroad maintenance on the crossing. The work will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

The Van-Far Speech Team On KXEO Morning Show

The Van-Far Speech Team is performing at a very high level garnering several awards and placing with top finishes at competitions over the past several years. This morning Coach Tyler Oesch, along with members of the speech team junior Trevor Winders, sophomore Kiera Hayden and junior Harley Young joined AM 1340 KXEO and the Am […]

Audrain County Joint Communications Dispatcher Delivers Baby

A dispatcher with Audrain County Joint Communications is being honored for her assistance in helping deliver a baby. In a post on social media, Lexi Friedli is credited for assisting a male caller to 9-1-1 saying that he had a woman in his vehicle that was in active labor and delivery was imminent. Friedli had […]

Two Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities Applications Approved For Vandalia

Sixty applications for medical marijuana cultivation facilities in Missouri are now approved. It was announced yesterday (Thursday) in Vandalia licenses were approved for 1913 Holdings LLC at 401 South Lincoln, and Standard Wellness Missouri LLC, at Highway V Parcel #14-2-04-0-000-025.002. In Macon the Agri-Genesis LLC had a license approved at 424 Lake Street. The approved […]

Vandalia Man Involved In Alleged Drunk Driving Crash

An O’Fallon man was injured in a Ralls County drunk driving crash yesterday [Sunday] afternoon. According to the Highway Patrol, the crash happened when 21 year old Ryan Reynolds of Vandalia failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a vehicle driven by Donald Layton. Layton was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment. […]

Audrain County Regional Libraries

Employees from 5 libraries in Audrain County Library District are pulling together to make a difference in homebound seniors lives this Christmas. Library Director Christal Bruner says library employees at the Martinsburg, Laddonia, Farber, Vandalia and Mexico locations all decided to get money together and buy items to donate to the Mexico Senior Center. The […]

Sex Offender Compliance Check Nets 14 Arrests

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office, along with the United States Marshals Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol Digital Forensics Unit, conducted a comprehensive compliance check of 95 registered sex offenders residing in Audrain County between November 4 and November 8. As a result of the check, 14 offenders were found to be out of […]

Audrain Emergency Management Offers Tips For Driving On Slick Roads

The National Weather Service says that even though the snow has stopped in most of mid-Missouri, road conditions could continue to deteriorate as temperatures drop and moisture on the roadway freezes. Audrain County Emergency Management Director Nicholas Tietsort asks drivers to be mindful of crews working on the roads and give them plenty of room […]

Audrain County To Do Halloween Sex Offender Checks

The Audrain County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting random checks of addresses of registered sex offenders throughout the county this evening. [Thursday] Sex offenders will be required to avoid all Halloween-related contact with children, remain inside their residence between 5PM and 10:30PM, post a sign stating no candy or treats at this residence and leave […]