New elevator is in operation

Former Audrain County Commissioner Richard Webber officially opened the new courthouse elevator for service during a ribbon-cutting ceremony held Thursday in the Audrain County Courthouse rotunda. Groundwork discussions for the elevator began in 2008 under Webber's reign and four years later were brought to fruition by Hobbs, Groves and Young. "And it looks great," Webber told the crowd of Mexico Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, county officials, construction personnel and others attending.