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Walk Back in Time is this weekend
Traces of the Titanic. Lewis and Clark’s keelboat. World War I biplanes. Ulysses S. Grant. And more - plenty more. After months of planning and no shortage of pivots, Walk Back …
Mexico man wounded in shooting
A 33 year-old Mexico man was wounded by gunfire on Saturday. According to Mexico Public Safety Department reports, an argument between several people in the 1000 block of Buchanan led to more than …
County Commission approves loan for Noble Health
On Sept. 15, the Audrain County Commission approved the use of American Rescue Plan Act funds to make a loan to Audrain Community Hospital of more than $1.8 million. Noble Health requested this …
Governor appoints Winders as presiding commissioner
Governor Mike Parson recently appointed Alan Winders as presiding commissioner of Audrain County. Parson made the appointment effective Sept. 13, filling the vacancy created when Steve Hobbs left the …
POET pledges carbon neutrality by 2050
POET, the world’s largest producer of biofuels and a leading producer of bio-based products, released its inaugural sustainability report, which outlines the company’s focus on …
Leadership Mexico visits MMA
On Tuesday,  Sept. 14, Missouri Military Academy (MMA) welcomed the 2021 Leadership Mexico class to campus to learn about the academy. The group met with academy president Brigadier General …
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Thunderbirds dominate in homecoming game
The North Callaway Thunderbirds remained undefeated Friday night with a 56-0 home win over the Van-Far Indians. “Overall, it was a great defensive performance,” said Thunderbirds coach …
Cross country heats up in Fulton
Thomas Peuster shook his head. No one, he explained, could match the pace of Southern Boone's Connor Burns. While Burns scorched the Fulton Invitational field on Saturday morning with a time of …
Mexico wins Osage tourney
The Bulldogs took top spot in the Osage Tournament on Saturday with all four entries placing at the event. In individual play, Shelby Kennemore earned silver, going 2-1. The team of Estrella Lopez …
Community pushes past Slater
For the second game in a row, an early offensive outburst put the Trojans in good stead. Two in the first and two more in the second gave Kylie Brooks and Shelby Clark more than enough to work …
Strong outing in loss to Palmyra
At the beginning of the season, Mexico's tennis players set a goal of topping the powerful Palmyra squad. They made it close on Tuesday, but fell short by a score of 7-2 at the Fairground Park …
Miscues prove costly for Bulldogs
Mexico and Centralia traded three run innings, but the bargain was to the detriment of the Bulldogs on Tuesday at Green Field. Locked in a pitcher's duel but down by one, the Bulldogs erupted in …
Obituaries
Florence Ann Hanrahan
Florence Ann Hanrahan, 72, of Topeka, Kan. died Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at Stormont-Vail Hospital. Ann was born Aug. 13, 1949 in Mexico, the daughter of Hubert and Florence (Juenemann) …
Raymond Edward House, 81, of Mexico, passed away on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital.  Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, at …
Sherianne Victoria (Lappi) Westbay, 76, of Centralia, died Sept. 18, 2021.  Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at Arnold Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Avery officiating. …
Susan (Sue) DeCourley, 82, of Columbia, died from lung cancer on Sept. 15, 2021. She is survived by her sister, Sally; her daughter, Rebecca; and two grandchildren, John Charles and Miranda; and many more …
Evelyn Frances Benney Pool, 91, of Montgomery City, died on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at the St. Andrews at New Florence Nursing and Care Center in New Florence. Evelyn Frances Benney Pool was born …
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