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MDC reminds hunters of baiting guidelines
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds hunters to be aware of baiting regulations during the fall deer and turkey hunting seasons. The use of bait, including grain or other feed placed …
Missouri Military Academy rifle team defeats Fort Payne AJROTC
Shooting their highest score of the season, Missouri Military Academy (MMA) recently defeated Fort Payne AJROTC 1056.1 to 991.8 in the National Air Rifle League. With the win, Missouri Military …
Area experiences rash of auto accidents
Wentzville woman injured Janet M. Stevenson-Yates, 66, of Wentzville, sustained moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 on Janice Drive in Kingdom City. According to …
Slumberland approaches 20 years in business
It’s not often one can speak in absolutes, but in the case of the COVID-19 pandemic one thing is clear: Every industry has been impacted. There have been closures - temporary and permanent - …
Play Day Farm amusement park returns for second year
Even the chilly and rainy weather didn’t stop Mandy Harlan and her 2-year-old daughter, Molly, from attending the opening day of Play Day Farm on Oct. 15. The Jonesburg residents were the …
Murder trial moved to Audrain County is underway
One of two suspects connected to a 2017 Montgomery County murder is expected to learn his fate by the end of this week. A jury trial began Monday at the Audrain County Courthouse for Michael …
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Indians fall to Montgomery County, drop to 0-8
Joe Drebes is still searching for his first win as Van-Far football coach. The Indians remained winless in the 2021 season after losing 38-8 to the Montgomery County Wildcats on Oct. 15 at …
Thunderbirds struggle at Mark Twain
Three turnovers proved costly as the North Callaway Thunderbirds fell 22-8 to Mark Twain Friday night. Mark Twain led 8-0 at the half at 22-0 entering the fourth quarter. Trevor Ray put the …
North Callaway’s season comes to an end
North Callaway’s softball season came to a close Tuesday night in the Class 2 District 3 tournament in Harrisburg. The No. 7 Thunderbirds lost 10-0 in five innings to No. 3 New Bloomfield, …
Bulldogs beat Centralia, fall to Hallsville in district play
A loss at the hands of Centralia was avenged as the No. 5 Mexico Bulldogs defeated No. 4 Centralia 14-9 Tuesday in district play, keyed by a six-run first inning. Karlee Sefrit and Riley Thurman …
Kennemore's outstanding run ends in sectionals
Shelby Kennemore knew she would face a tough climb against Whitfield sensation Ellior Rose in sectional play, even with a home court advantage. Rose, after all, had been to state three years and …
Mexico can’t stop aerial attack at Kirksville
The ability of Tigers quarterback Isaac Danielson to strike deep proved fatal to the Bulldogs on Friday at Kirksville. Despite carving up yardage on the ground, Mexico managed just one offensive …
Obituaries
LeAnna Lou Tedrick
LeAnna Lou Tedrick, 86, of Warrenton, formerly of Wellsville and Mexico, passed away at 9:47 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at Oak Pointe of Warrenton. A mass of Christian burial will be at 11 …
Barbara Jean Welschmeyer, 69, of Martinsburg, passed away on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at her home. A mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in …
Jacqueline Crabtree passed away at Pin Oaks Living Center on Oct. 7, 2021. She received loving care as a resident of Pin Oaks and a patient of Compassus Hospice. Jacqueline was born Sept. 5,1926 …
Teresa Robinson, 63, Centralia, formerly of Sturgeon, passed away Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at her home.  She is survived by one sister, Sheila Winter; one brother, Timothy Robinson; and many more …
Jessie Ruth Pollard, 81, of Mexico, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.  A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, …
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