Columbia Police Work To Improve Safety Downtown
The Columbia Police Department is working alongside community partners to ensure the safety of the downtown area.
With the return of college students and increasing crowds, COD is adding more resources to ensure everyone has a safe experience.
More officers will be assigned to downtown to enforce parking ordinances on private properties, ensuring open sidewalks, adding additional variable intensity lighting and using existing video surveillance.
MHS Speech Team Competes In NSDA District Tournament
MHS Speech Team Competes In NSDA District Tournament Members of the Mexico High School Speech Team compete in Ladue over the weekend. They were competing in the National Speech and Debate Association in District action. For the first time in school history, the entire team advanced into the semifinals. Sophomore Jyllian Whitworth and freshman Samantha…… Continue Reading
KWWR Sports Report 3/20/23
KWWR Sports Report 3/20/23 The Mizzou women’s basketball team continues play in the WNIT tonight as they head into round 2 facing Kansas in Lawrence. Tipoff is set for 6:30. Meanwhile, Mizzou wrestling did well at the NCAA championship in Tulsa. Sophomore Keegan O’Toole became just the third wrestler in program history to win multiple…… Continue Reading
Possible Body of Brandon Spears Found
Possible Body of Brandon Spears Found The body of what is presumed to be that of 43-year-old Brandon Spears was found early Sunday afternoon by a homeowner in the Fairground/Lakeview Road area in Mexico. The location is near where Spears was last seen on December 23rd. The person had apparently tried to take shelter in…… Continue Reading
MoDOT Announces Highway 19 Roadwork in Multiple Counties
MoDOT Announces Highway 19 Roadwork in Multiple Counties MoDOT is announcing a pair of road resurfacing projects in Pike and Ralls counties that also includes improvements near Mark Twain Schools outside of Center. Starting Monday, weather permitting, contractors will begin a resurfacing project on three disconnected portions of Highway 61 in Pike and Ralls counties…… Continue Reading