News

Audrain County Fair livestock auction sales top $169,000
Tayler Cope parades her grand champion hog around the arena during the livestock and meat sale that concluded the Audrain County Youth Fair. She said the winning bid of $2,700 was "very generous." [Dave Faries]
07/28/2021 - 8:13am
Bryce Oberlag-Jones expected his grand champion ham to sell at auction for “like, $100.” Cured until hues of gold, amber and brown transformed the meat into a work of art, the ham drew more attention than he thought. The gavel dropped at $1,300. The...

Sports

Marlins swim for wins
07/28/2021 - 8:05am
Trey and Chase Burle combined for nine wins. Seth Stevenson added four and Zilynn Love two, all of which added up to a good day for the Mexico Marlins swim team at the Mid Missouri Championships. The Burle brothers were part of the mixed 200...

Obituaries

07/29/2021 - 7:41am
Mass of Christian burial for Nickodemus J. "Nick" Billman, 91, of Center, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 31 at St. William Catholic Church in Perry with Father John Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Paul Cemetery in rural Center...