Local Scholar Debuts 5th Book
Hometown daughter, Dr. Bronwyn MacFarlane, has a new book release, “Social and Emotional Learning for Advanced Children in Early Childhood: Birth to 8,” published by Routledge, and it is …
Mexico Farmers Market to meet Monday, 02/06/2023
The Mexico Farmers Market is growing and organizers are looking for additional producers to join the market at no cost. Producers are defined as those who raise animal products (meats, eggs, …
Mexico Public Safety Department report 02/03/2023
Arrests: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 37-year-old Desmon R. Curtis, on Thursday, Feb. 2, for a Boone County warrant. Calls for service: Mexico Public Safety responded to the …
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Obituaries
Edward Taylor Woods, 75 of Louisiana, passed away at DePaul Hospital on Jan. 23, 2023.  Ed was born July 14, 1947 in Louisiana, to the late Nannie Butters Woods and Goodrich Euen …
Services for Peggy Lenore Stroker, 88, of Vandalia, will be at 2 p.m. Feb. 1, 2023 at Bienhoff Funeral Home in Vandalia, with Rev. Glenn Forman officiating. Burial will follow in the Vandalia …
Gary Wayne Orr, 74, of Vandalia, passed away on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023 at Harry S. Truman Veterans Hospital in Columbia. He  was born on July 10, 1948, in Vandalia, the son of Burl and Aurelia …
Donald J. “Don/Donnie” Wortmann of Martinsburg, passed away Mon., Jan. 30, 2023, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia at the age of 88. Don was born Jan. 25, 1935, in Josephville (St. …
Local News
The legendary Punxsutawney Phil woke up on Thursday morning, and saw his shadow, calling for six more weeks of winter. Every year on Feb. 2, on Groundhog Day, the members of the Punxsutawney …
Arrests: Mexico Public Safety reports the arrest of 18-year-old Tionna C. Burton-Rummans on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Calls for service: Mexico Public Safety responded to the following calls for …
New business is on the way to the center of the universe, Martinsburg, MO. Warrenton Oil Company is announcing that they are in the process of opening a FastLane at 201 East Kellett Street in …
Local Sports
Missouri Military Academy couldn’t get many shots to fall Tuesday night in Paris. The Colonels finished with 24 percent shooting from the field and were 5-for-21 on 3-pointers in a 47-33 …
Mexico celebrated its Courtwarming, and crowning of 2023 Mr. Bulldog Ty Sims, with the boys and girls facing off against North Central Missouri Conference foe Moberly on Friday night. The Bulldogs …
Panthers maintain attack in 66-43 win vs Brookfield The first quarter of Tuesday’s game for the Centralia boys seemed like it would be a high-scoring affair. The Panthers maintained their …
Wrestling Mexico looking at positives amongst injuries at Centralia tri meet For the Mexico boys and girls wrestlers, the season has taken a toll. Mexico Centralia Meet Photos Each team …
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