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.
The Internal Revenue Service plans to pay tax refunds in the coming weeks after the White House decided it is legally permissible to process tax returns during a government shut down today. [Monday] The United States Government has been partially shut down since December 22. Final decisions are still being worked out regarding how many […]
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City has released a list of 33 priests and religious brothers credibly accused of sexual abuse today. [Thursday] The list includes 3 priests from other dioceses that served in the Jefferson City Diocese , 5 members of a religious order and 25 priests from the Jefferson […]
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley issued a a scam alert today [Thursday] warning Missourians about a new telephone scam. The Attorney General’s Office has received numerous complaints this week after being contacted by scammers claiming to represent the Social Security Administration. The caller claims the person’s social security benefits have been suspended and they need […]