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  • Mexico Bulldogs Basketball Set to Play In Macon Tournament

    Mexico Bulldogs Basketball Set to Play In Macon Tournament The Mexico Bulldogs boys and girls basketball teams open up play in the 44th annual Macon Tournament tonight (Monday). The Mexico girls are the 2 seed in the tournament and face the Harrisburg girls at 6pm. The Mexico boys are the number 1 seed in the…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 1/17/22

    KWWR Sports Report 1/17/22 The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 42-21 at Arrowhead Stadium last night (Sunday) for a wild-card playoff victory. Patrick Mahomes lit it up throwing for 404 yards and give scores, leading Kansas City to the end zone on six straight possessions. The win sends the Chiefs into the divisional…Continue Reading

  • Mexico Bulldogs Basketball Boys Remain Undefeated With Big Road Win Over Hickman Kewpies

    Mexico Bulldogs Basketball Boys Remain Undefeated With Big Road Win Over Hickman Kewpies The Mexico Bulldogs boys basketball team kept their undefeated season intact tonight (Friday) with a 56-53 win over the Hickman Kewpies. Mexico’s Daeye Miller played a phenomenal game with multiple rebounds, several blocks and lead all scorers with 17 points. Michael White…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 1/14/22

    KWWR Sports Report 1/14/22 The Mexico Bulldogs boys basketball team will put their undefeated record on the line tonight (Friday) when they play the Hickman Kewpies on the road. The Bulldogs have started the season off at 10-0. The Kewpies are 9-4. Tipoff is set at 7:30. The Mexico Lady Bulldogs lost 63-55 to the…Continue Reading

  • Community R-VI Boys and Girls Basketball With Wins Over Madison

    Community R-VI Boys and Girls Basketball With Wins Over Madison Both the Community R-VI Trojans and the Community R-VI Lady Trojans basketball teams picked up wins over Madison on Tuesday night. The Community R-VI Lady Trojans defeated the Madison Lady Panthers 62-8. Community Leaders: Olivia Kuda 16 pts. 6 rebs., Alexis Welch 12 pts., Sarah…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 1/13/22

    KWWR Sports Report 1/13/22 The Mexico Lady Bulldogs basketball team will be on the road tonight (Thursday) to face the Hallsville Indians in a non-conference game. Junior varsity tips at 6pm with the varsity game to follow. The Mexico High School boys and girls wrestling teams competed at the Hannibal High School last night (Wednesday).…Continue Reading

  • Three COVID-19 Booster Clinics Upcoming in Audrain County

    Three COVID-19 Booster Clinics Upcoming in Audrain County Three clinics providing COVID-19 booster shots will be offered in Audrain County in the coming weeks. The Audrain County Health Department is pairing with the Mexico Area Family YMCA and the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA in Vandalia to provide the vaccines. Vandalia’s clinic will be held on…Continue Reading

  • Steve Hobbs Named to Bank Of Missouri’s Central Region Advisory Board

    Steve Hobbs Named to Bank Of Missouri’s Central Region Advisory Board The Bank of Missouri is welcoming Steve Hobbs as a new member of the bank’s Central Region Advisory Board. It was announced in a press release sent out by the bank today (Tuesday). The Bank of Missouri advisory board members serve as ambassadors in…Continue Reading

  • Mexico High School Academic Team Earns Invite to National Scholastic Championship

    Mexico High School Academic Team Earns Invite to National Scholastic Championship The MHS Academic Team ended 2021 with a bang finishing 8th at the MOQBA Fall Championship tournament. Their success at the tournament was rewarded with a bid to the 2022 PACE (Partnership for Academic Competition Excellence) National Scholastic Championship, which features the best teams…Continue Reading

  • Attic Fire At Sturgeon Medical Clinic Building Causes Smoke Damage

    Attic Fire At Sturgeon Medical Clinic Building Causes Smoke Damage Smoke damage is being reported to the medical clinic in Sturgeon after an attic fire yesterday afternoon (Monday). Boone County firefighters responded to the building on the 200 block of North Ogden Street around 1:17 yesterday afternoon. Employees turned on the furnace at the clinic…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 1/11/22

    KWWR Sports Report 1/11/22 Former Missouri Tigers football head coach Gary Pinkel will be inducted into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame as member of the Class of 2022. The official announcement was made yesterday (Monday). Pinkel is the winningest head coach at Mizzou and at the University of Toledo. Pinkel will…Continue Reading

  • Woman Accused of Child Sex Crimes Set to Appear In Court

    Woman Accused of Child Sex Crimes Set to Appear In Court A woman charged with multiple child sex crimes in Audrain County is set to appear in the Audrain County Circuit Court this morning (Tuesday). Jennifer Huddleston was arrested in April of 2021 by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. She is accused of sending pornographic…Continue Reading

  • Fulton Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By a Vehicle In Callaway County

    Fulton Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By a Vehicle In Callaway County A Fulton man is dead after being hit by a vehicle in Callaway County last night (Monday). According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Bluff Street near Meadowlark Lane around 6:30 last night. A vehicle driven by 39 year old Shannon…Continue Reading

  • Mexico High School Boys Wrestling Team Goes Undefeated at Cameron Duals

    Mexico High School Boys Wrestling Team Goes Undefeated at Cameron Duals The Mexico High School Bulldogs boys wrestling team was a perfect 5-0 in the Cameron Duals on Saturday. Mexico’s Keith Ransom picked up career win number 150 on the day. Keith is already a State Champion from last year and 3 times Academic All…Continue Reading

  • Community R-VI Lady Trojans Claim Fourth Consecutive New Franklin Tournament Championship

    Community R-VI Lady Trojans Claim Fourth Consecutive New Franklin Tournament Championship The Community R-VI Lady Trojans basketball team defeated New Franklin 51-33 to claim the New Franklin tournament championship last night (Friday). It was the 4th consecutive year the Lady Trojans won the tournament. Community R-VI improved their record to 12-1 on the season. More…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 1/7/22

    KWWR Sports Report 1/7/22 The Missouri Tigers women’s basketball team went to overtime for the second consecutive game and defeated Auburn 72-63 last night (Thursday) at Mizzou Arena. LaDazhia Williams had a career high 25 points for the Tigers who improved to 13-2 overall and 2-0 in the SEC. Aijah Blackwell recorded her 1,000 career…Continue Reading

  • Mexico Bulldogs Basketball Sweeps Bowling Green in Home Varsity Doubleheader

    Mexico Bulldogs Basketball Sweeps Bowling Green in Home Varsity Doubleheader The Mexico boys and girls basketball teams picked up wins in a varsity doubleheader tonight (Thursday) against the Bowling Green Bobcats at the Mexico High School. The Mexico Lady Bulldogs got down earl 8-0 in the first quarter and trailed at halftime, however fought back…Continue Reading

  • Community R-VI Lady Trojans Advance to Semi-Finals of New Franklin Tournament

    Community R-VI Lady Trojans Advance to Semi-Finals of New Franklin Tournament The Community R-VI Lady Trojans defeated Pilot Grove 45-40 in round 2 of the New Franklin tournament last night (Wednesday). Community R-VI Leaders: Brynna Beamer 15 pts. 4 rebs., Sarah Angel 12 pts. 5 steals, Olivia Kuda 12 pts. 6 rebs. , Kayla Jett…Continue Reading

  • Audrain County Judge Hands Down Life Sentence to Man In Connection With Montgomery County Murder

    Audrain County Judge Hands Down Life Sentence to Man In Connection With Montgomery County Murder A Jefferson City man is now sentenced to life in prison in connection to a 2017 Montgomery County murder of Benjamin Renick. According to online court records an Audrain County judge gave the maximum sentence for second degree murder to…Continue Reading

  • Columbia Man Wanted On Federal Charges In Callaway County Jail

    Columbia Man Wanted On Federal Charges In Callaway County Jail A Columbia man wanted on federal charges is in the Callaway County jail. 47 year old Ryan Ellingboe was arrested following a pursuit on Monday where he is accused of taking Callaway County deputies on a vehicle pursuit. Ellingboe has been charged with resisting arrest,…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 1/6/22

    KWWR Sports Report 1/6/22 The Mexico Bulldogs boys and girls basketball teams will be in action at home tonight (Thursday) when they host the Bowling Green Bobcats. The girls tip is at 6 followed by the boys game. Mizzou football reports Charlie Harbison is stepping away from his position as safeties coach to allow him…Continue Reading

  • Audrain County Health Department Weekly COVID-19 Numbers Released

    Audrain County Health Department Weekly COVID-19 Numbers Released Active COVID-19 cases are up by 20 in the weekly report released by the Audrain County Health Department this morning (Wednesday). According to the report there are 80 active cases in Audrain County this week, with 25 active probable cases. Mexico has 60 cases and the past…Continue Reading

  • Man Wanted for Crimes In Audrain County Arrested In Jefferson City

    Man Wanted for Crimes In Audrain County Arrested In Jefferson City A man being sought for numerous alleged violent crimes committed in Audrain County involving robbery and firearms offenses is now arrested. According to a social media post from the Audrain County Sheriff’s Office Kevin Jackson a/k/a Shootah and The Flash was arrested this morning…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 1/5/22

    KWWR Sports Report 1/5/22 It was a packed house at the Mexico High School Sports Complex last night (Tuesday) as the Mexico Bulldogs and Fulton Hornets faced off in basketball. The Mexico Lady Bulldogs extended their current winning streak to seven after defeating the Fulton Lady Hornets 58-26. Taylor DeMint was on fire, hitting 6…Continue Reading

  • Mexico Bulldogs Basketball Picks Up Home Wins Over the Fulton Hornets

    Mexico Bulldogs Basketball Picks Up Home Wins Over the Fulton Hornets Both the Mexico boys and girls basketball teams defeated the Fulton Hornets at the Mexico High School tonight (Tuesday). The Mexico Lady Bulldogs extended their winning streak to 7 with a 58-26 victory over the Fulton Lady Hornets. Mexico senior guard Taylor DeMint had…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 1/4/22

    KWWR Sports Report 1/4/22 The Mexico/Fulton rivalry will be renewed tonight (Tuesday) at the Mexico High School. The Mexico girls and Fulton girls basketball teams will be meeting for the first time this season. The Lady Bulldogs come in riding a 6 game winning streak with a record of 6-1. The Lady Hornets are 4-5.…Continue Reading