10 questions with...Lori Pratt
06/21/2021 - 1:36pm
Lori Pratt has served as executive director of the Audrain County Historical Society for seven years, but says it feels like she started just a few months ago. Housed in the stately 1858 home Graceland, she welcomes guests and organizes events such...


Five Mexico baseball players star in Florida tourney
Andrew Runge, Josh Forbis, Daeye Miller, Tyler Thoenen and Brock Smythe from Mexico High School put their baseball skills to the test against the sport's best at a Florida tournament. [Submitted photo]
06/14/2021 - 9:39am
Five Mexico High School baseball players are spending time in Florida, but not for vacation. While it is likely they will find some time by the surf, they are taking part in the grueling Palm Beach Classic -- a 100-team tournament using wooden bats...


06/21/2021 - 9:33am
Charles Clemens Forgy, 95, passed away at Tri County Care Center at 12:30 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 2021. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 21, at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Vandalia. Rev. Bob Hoehn and Rev. Brian Lehenbauer to...