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 […]

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 […]