Mexico Public Safety Department report 02/06/2023
Arrests: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 32-year-old April M. Helderman on Friday, Feb. 3, for a Gasconade County warrant. 44-year-old Brandon D. Rogle was arrested on Friday, Feb. …
Mexico Public Safety responds to separate house fires
On Sunday, February 5, 2023 at approximately 7:52PM, the Mexico Public Safety Department responded to the 900 block of E Jackson in reference to a house fire. Responding personnel found fire in two …
Local Scholar Debuts 5th Book
Hometown daughter, Dr. Bronwyn MacFarlane, has a new book release, “Social and Emotional Learning for Advanced Children in Early Childhood: Birth to 8,” published by Routledge, and it is …
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Obituaries
Judy Gale Ashburn died Wednesday, Feb.1, 2023 Judy is survived by her mother, Ann Cron; her husband, Tom; their three children, Chris Ashburn of Hallsville, Jeff  Ashburn of Antlers, Okla., …
Tonya Neil Wheatley-Herman 64 of Mexico died Feb. 3,  2023, at 4:20pm with her daughters by her side. Tonya was born in Hannibal on July 24, 1958 to Deloris Wilson and Hilary E. Wheatley. She …
Vertna Brooks-Scott was born Sept. 29, 1956, to the late Constance and Ora Lee Brooks in Mexico. She was called home to rest on Jan. 30, 2023. Funeral services will be at 12 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the church. Arnold Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.arnoldfh.com.
Edward Taylor Woods, 75 of Louisiana, passed away at DePaul Hospital on Jan. 23, 2023.  Ed was born July 14, 1947 in Louisiana, to the late Nannie Butters Woods and Goodrich Euen …
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It was a full week of activities  at the St. Brendan Catholic School in Mexico  celebrating Catholic Schools Week. Some of the events included an assembly with a performance from Mrs. …
Martinsburg hosted the latest Audrain County municipalities meeting on  Monday, Jan. 30 at the Modern Woodsman building. Audrain County Associate Commissioner Leslie Meyer presented some do's …
Caleb Floyd will take over a new role starting on March 1, 2023. Mr. Floyd has been the sports director at the Mexico Area Family YMCA for the last two and half years and will now serve as the …
The Mexico Farmers Market is growing and organizers are looking for additional producers to join the market at no cost. Producers are defined as those who raise animal products (meats, eggs, …
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The North Callaway boys were staying close to the ball in the closing seconds of Wednesday night’s game at home. North Callaway vs Louisiana Photo Gallery The Thunderbirds were tied at 47 …
Indians' confidence grows, falls short 71-65 vs Montgomery County The Van-Far boys have grown accustomed to the nailbiter. The Indians erased a 21-point deficit in the second half Tuesday at …
Bulldogs beaten in paint for 69-58 loss at Macon Macon seemed to be going inside a majority of Tuesday night. The Mexico boys were outscored 52-30 in the paint while also trailing 23-6 in …
Nothing was going right for the Community R-6 boys from the outset on Tuesday night. The Trojans lost one of their ball handlers at the start of the game and committed their most turnovers of the …
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