A Wellsville man is facing charges after a crash on Highway 161 in Montgomery County last night. [Thursday] According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the crash occurred as a vehicle, driven by 61 year old Bobby Morris, failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the left side of the road and overturned. Morris […]
A meteorite seen above Missouri on Monday night apparently ended its flight somewhere near Wellsville. According to new reports from the American Meteor Society released today (Wednesday), the fireball was traveling from East to West and landed close to Wellsville. Rich Daniels Chief of the Wellsville Police Department says he saw a bright light that […]
Several school closings to report this (Tuesday) morning in the KXEO listening area due to weather. Wellsville-Middletown,Callaway Head Start, Fulton Public Schools, Holy Rosary-Monroe City,and Monroe City R-1, New Bloomfield and, North Callaway R-1 will be closed. Several schools with a 2 hour delayed start include Sturgeon, Centralia Public Schools, and the Hallsville R-IV Schools.
The Wellsville-Optic News Owner and Publisher Tracy Park stopped the AM 1340 KXEO Studio and the AM I Awake Morning Show today. Park says the paper is one of only five that remains locally owned in Central Missouri.
Jess Schlanker is the owner of the Holistic Hog in Wellsville. She has recently been certified as one of only four in the state to make butter. Jess joined AM 1340 KXEO and the AM I Awake Morning Show with Matt Pilger to talk about how she started the business.
The City of Wellsville is mourning the passing of a police officer today. [Friday] The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office extended condolences to friends and family of David Hurst. Hurst passed away Thursday night at 10:42 pm after a lengthy battle with cancer.
The Missouri Military Academy is bringing back their baseball team after 5 years. The Colonels will be led by Blayne Murphy, a science teacher at MMA. He has 10 years coaching experience at Bethany College and Hannibal-LaGrange University. The team will be competing against area schools including Monroe City High School, Community R-VI and New […]
A Wellsville man has moderate injuries after jumping from a moving car in Pike County last (Monday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Highway H and Highway W around 6:35. A vehicle had lost it brakes and the passenger 51 year old Nathaniel R. Kinder jumped from the moving vehicle. Kinder […]
The National Weather Service has increased predicted snow accumulation to 8 to 12 inches for most of the listening area, and the Missouri Department of Transportation is warning people to stay off the roadways if at all possible. MoDot says the snow is expected to be heavy and snow being thrown from plows can be […]
Wellsville-Middletown R-1 will dismiss at 12:30. Centralia Public Schools will begin dismissing 12:30.