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Ekern elected new chair of Audrain County Health Department Board
After serving four years as the Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) Board chair, Dr. Kathleen Weaver notified the board she wanted to step down and have a new chair elected so she could help with …
MMS presents Courtesy Award
The Mexico Middle School Courtesy Award was the idea of two retiring teachers, Terry Henage and Janice Douglas, both of whom retired from MMS in 2003. Henage and Douglas both recognized the …
Bulldog Boosters have successful dinner auction
The Mexico Bulldog Booster Board recently helds its 2022 dinner auction. Serving to a packed house, the Boosters made just under $25,000 from a combination of live and silent auctions. Money …
Audrain County Courthouse getting new windows
The Audrain County Courthouse will look a bit different over the next few months. Work is underway, as the courthouse’s current windows are being replaced with new, energy-efficient …
Van-Far FFA nursery/landscaping team wins state competition
The Van-Far FFA Chapter won the nursery/landscaping career development event at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 48 teams in the competition. Team members include Ennis Childs, Mara …
Mexico native Blake Morais receives MMA Leadership Award
Upon the recommendation of the Missouri Military Academy’s U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Department and the approval of the U.S. Army’s Cadet Command, Cadet Blake Morais of …
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Mexico's Frazier signs with Jefferson County
Mexico High School senior Haden Frazier signed a letter of intent to play soccer with the Jefferson College Vikings on April 26. Frazier had been recruited by seven schools and contacted by more. …
Mexico boys take third at NCMC
The Mexico Bulldogs finished third overall and the Lady Bulldogs, fifth in the North Central Missouri Conference meet, held Friday in Fulton. Here are some meet highlights: Boys 110m …
R-6 tracksters qualify for sectional meet
The Community R6 Track and Field team competed Saturday in Glasgow in the MSHSAA Districts 2 and 3 track meet. Several moved onto sectionals, to be held Saturday at Lutheran North high school in St. …
Bulldogs fall to Thunderbirds in rematch
Friday, the Mexico Bulldogs squared off against the North Callaway Thunderbirds at Southern Boone for the Fulton Tournament. The two teams had faced each other earlier in the season, with a game …
Bulldogs improve to 10-3
The Mexico Bulldogs improved to 10-3 after a pair of wins last week. In between rainstorms, snow, sleet and in general, another Missouri spring, the Bulldogs have been impressive in 2022.They shut …
Trojans defeat Clopton as hurlers continue to dominate
The Community R-6 Trojans continued their winning ways last week with an 8-3 win over Clopton April 12. Mason Carroll started on the mound and went 5 2/3 innings. Carroll struck out 10 and walked …
Obituaries
Nancy Elizabeth Sayers
Nancy Elizabeth Sayers (Thomas), 67, passed away peacefully in her house on Friday, May 6, 2022.
James “Jim” Allen Walker, age 74, of Chamois, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at General Baptist Nursing Home in Linn surrounded by his family and friends.
Hellen Dean, 94, of Mexico, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, MO.
Frank Johnson, 90, of Mexico, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at Pin Oaks Living Center.
Patrick “Pat” Ray Nowlin, 75, of Mexico, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at his home.
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