Auxvasse man identified as felon who led deputies on 37-minute pursuit spanning two counties  
35-year-old Daniel Foreman was booked and processed at the Callaway County Jail and remains in-custody after taking deputies on a chase on Friday, Dec 2. According to the Callaway County Sheriff's …
Sewell back home
Mexico native Greg Sewell is the new engineering technician for the City of Mexico. He is a 1995 graduate of Mexico High School and had been working in Oregon, Illinois since 2008. Greg says "In …
Local sheriffs looking to hire a few good men and women
Since COVID-19 hit the need for more workers is being felt in just about every profession, law enforcement is no different. Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller says his department is currently down …
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Obituaries
Joseph Franklin Johnson, 87, of Mexico, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Wanda Houston, 83, formerly of Mexico, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2022
Gary Max Tucker, 86, of Benton City, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2022.
Martha Claire Butcher, 71, of Mexico, formerly of Syracuse, New York and Rosendale, New York, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022
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Renovations will be happening soon at the Davis H. Hart Mexico Area Vocational and Technical School. It was recently announced the school was awarded $234,000 in grant money through the Department …
Arrests: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 32-year-old Mary L. Angell on Friday, Dec. 2 for a Gasconade County warrant. Calls for service: Mexico Public Safety responded to the …
An investigation is underway after 47-year-old Timothy Wayne Johnson was found dead in his cell at the Audrain County Jail on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Callaway County Sheriff Clay Chism told the Mexico …
The downstairs of the Audrain County Courthouse is where several people gathered on Wednesday, Nov. 30 to hear from representatives of the Missouri Department of Transportation. Paula Gough, …
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Girls wrestling is showing signs of growth in Mexico. In the program’s third year, the Lady Bulldogs welcome 20 kids to the mat this season for the biggest turnout in the program’s …
Centralia boys wrestling will be loaded this season. The Panthers are packed with seven state medalists, including three state champions, on a roster that contains 10 seniors. Among those …
The Centralia girls wrestling program hasn’t had a state medalist yet. The Lady Panthers hope that changes this season with its group of returning grapplers and also a talented …
North Callaway wrestling is coming off its most successful season ever. The Thunderbirds sent a record 11 wrestlers to the state meet in a season that also saw them win their first ever tournament …
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