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Car, items stolen in apparent spree
A group of unknown people reportedly took items from unlocked vehicles in Mexico on Friday night. One car was reported stolen during this crime wave and witnesses told police that at least one person …
Mexico Council approves golf community
The Mexico City Council approved a planned unit development, Lakeside at the Oaks, that will include more than 30 villas and a private road. According to the proposal submitted on behalf of Oak …
Warrenton Oil Company acquires Abel Oil Company
Warrenton Oil Company, a family-owned and operated company founded in 1972 and located in Truesdale, Missouri, today announced the acquisition of Abel Oil Company, a family-owned and operated …
Kendrick’s Simply Real Estate is open for business
Real estate is hot and that bodes well for Mexico native, Ashley Kendrick, whose business, Simply Real Estate, is now open for business. Kendrick has worked in real estate since 2018 and recalls how …
Parking to be allowed on Rivers Drive in Mexico
Residents of Rivers Drive in Mexico won approval to change the no parking restriction that the city had applied to the street. Before agreeing to ease the restriction, city engineers conducted a …
Cameron Jones is scholarship semifinalist in national program
Officials with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Cameron Jones of …
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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 …
Bulldogs take second in team districts
Mexico came within one match of a district title. In the team district finale, Palmyra slipped by the Bulldogs 5-4 at the Fairgrounds Park Netplex on Thursday to capture the title. But Mexico put …
Trojans' walk-off hit ends extra inning thriller
Alexis Welch made Marion County pay dearly for a mistake. In the 10th frame of a tense extra inning affair at Community, the Trojans' Olivia Kuda reached on an infield error, racing all the way to …
Bulldogs struggle on the road at Fulton, Macon
Mexico could not overcome errors and big innings, dropping two on a regular season ending road swing, 13-4 at Fulton and 14-4 to Macon. On Saturday, Macon poured on 8 runs in the second and 5 more …
Mexico volleyball puts in solid performance
Early in the second set it appeared certain that Southern Boone would sweep the Bulldogs. After dropping the first 25-19 at the Sports Complex on Wednesday, Mexico fell behind 15-5 in the second. …
North Callaway softball splits final games
Pitching dominated in North Callaway's final two regular season contests. At home against Bowling Green, it was Bobcats' hurler Tanner Turner who controlled the game, shutting out the Thunderbirds …
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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