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  • KWWR Sports Report 6/29/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/29/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/29/22 Missouri and Kansas will meet in men’s basketball on Saturday, December 10th. The match-up was revealed by KU’s non-conference schedule release yesterday (Tuesday) on social media. Mizzou and Kansas will play for a second straight season after series resumed in 2021 following a nine year hiatus. The game’s tip-off time and…Continue Reading

  • Mexico and Vandalia YMCA Offering a Kids Eat Free Program This Summer

    Mexico and Vandalia YMCA Offering a Kids Eat Free Program This Summer

    Mexico and Vandalia YMCA Offering a Kids Eat Free Program This Summer A kids eat free program is underway at the YMCA in Mexico and Vandalia. Debbie Hopke the executive director of the Vandalia YMCA says the program is for all children 18 and under. No income guidelines, registration, or enrollment is required. The program…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 6/28/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/28/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/28/22 Mizzou baseball infielder Josh Day announced on Twitter yesterday (Monday) that he is entering the transfer portal. Day enters the portal after spending the last two seasons with Mizzou where he compiled a .296 batting average, nine home runs and 50 RBIs over 93 games. The Tigers also added transfer Dylan…Continue Reading

  • Ameren Missouri Looking to Acquire Largest-Ever Solar Facility to be Built on Border of Missouri’s Audrain and Ralls Counties

    Ameren Missouri Looking to Acquire Largest-Ever Solar Facility to be Built on Border of Missouri’s Audrain and Ralls Counties

    Ameren Missouri Looking to Acquire Largest-Ever Solar Facility to be Built on Border of Missouri’s Audrain and Ralls Counties Ameren Missouri is planning to acquire its largest-ever solar facility and it will be constructed on the border of Missouri’s Audrain and Ralls counties. According to a press release from Ameren Missouri yesterday (Monday), the 200…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 6/27/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/27/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/27/22 The Missouri Tigers football team picked an addition to the 2023 class yesterday, crossing the river into Illinois to land wide receiver Nicholas DeLoach Jr. He has yet to be rated by the major recruiting services. He had offers from Illinois State and Northern Illinois, in addition to Mizzou. The Tigers…Continue Reading

  • Teen Charged by Audrain Community Prosecutors After Being Accused of Planning School Shooting at Community R-VI

    Teen Charged by Audrain Community Prosecutors After Being Accused of Planning School Shooting at Community R-VI A teenager accused of planning a school shooting at Community R-VI is now charged in Audrain County. An Audrain County prosecutor has charged Drake Campbell with second-degree terrorist threat and first-degree harassment. According to court documents several people told…Continue Reading

  • U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Implements Ban On Abortion in the State

    U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Implements Ban On Abortion in the State A ban on abortion in Missouri is being implemented by Attorney General Eric Schmitt today (Friday) after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe V. Wade. The precedent that allowed abortion nationwide was overturned in…Continue Reading

  • Ameren Missouri and Mexico Help Centers Assist Audrain County Residents With Heat for a Third Straight Year

    Ameren Missouri and Mexico Help Centers Assist Audrain County Residents With Heat for a Third Straight Year

    Ameren Missouri and Mexico Help Centers Assist Audrain County Residents With Heat for a Third Straight Year Ameren Missouri and the Mexico Help Center are once again assisting Audrain County residents with some relief from the heat this year. Mexico Help Center executive director Phil Iman says this is the third year Ameren has donated…Continue Reading

  • Eastern Family YMCA Vandalia Receives Eleven Thousand Dollar Grant from A.P. Green Foundation

    Eastern Family YMCA Vandalia Receives Eleven Thousand Dollar Grant from A.P. Green Foundation

    Eastern Family YMCA Vandalia Receives Eleven Thousand Dollar Grant from A.P. Green Foundation The Vandalia YMCA is the recipient of an $11,000 grant from the A.P. Green Foundation. Executive Director of the Vandalia YMCA Debbie Hopke says the money will be used for wellness center improvements and equipment for the youth programs like youth soccer…Continue Reading

  • Probable Cause Statement on Mexico Teacher Accused of Hitting Student With Bag of Dodgeballs

    Probable Cause Statement on Mexico Teacher Accused of Hitting Student With Bag of Dodgeballs KWWR/KXEO News has obtained a copy of the probable cause statement involving a Eugene Field Elementary PE teacher Katrina Dukes who is accused of swinging a bag of dodgeballs at a student. Click the link below to read the probable cause…Continue Reading

  • New London Man Dies in Ralls County Accident on Private Property

    New London Man Dies in Ralls County Accident on Private Property

    New London Man Dies in Ralls County Accident on Private Property A New London man is dead after an accident on private property in Ralls County last night (Thursday). According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened west of the New London city limits as a 2015 Polaris Ranger XP900 was northbound in a field…Continue Reading

  • Audrain County Prosecuting Attorney Finds February Shooting in Boone County Justified

    Audrain County Prosecuting Attorney Finds February Shooting in Boone County Justified A February shooting from Boone County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Steven Verble against 37-year-old Blain Johnson is being ruled as justified by Audrain County prosecuting attorney Jacob Shellabarger. The incident happened after a deputy initiated a traffic stop for a stolen vehicle suspected of being…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 6/24/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/24/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/24/22 The St. Louis Cardinals lost 6-4 to the Milwaukee Brewers yesterday (Thursday) in Milwaukee in the series finale. Cardinals slugger Lars Nootbaar launched a home run in the loss. St. Louis and Milwaukee split the four game series with two wins apiece. The Colorado Avalanche have the opportunity to hoist the…Continue Reading

  • Audrain County Prosecuting Attorney Files Charges Against Teacher for Incident at Eugene Field Elementary School

    Audrain County Prosecuting Attorney Files Charges Against Teacher for Incident at Eugene Field Elementary School The Audrain County Prosecuting Attorney has filed two charges against a teacher in Mexico. Mexico Public Safety completed an investigation in May into an April incident at Eugene Field Elementary School where Katrina Dukes, a physical education teacher is accused…Continue Reading

  • Audrain County Sheriffs Department Promotes Jimmy Enlow to Captain

    Audrain County Sheriffs Department Promotes Jimmy Enlow to Captain

    Audrain County Sheriffs Department Promotes Jimmy Enlow to Captain The Audrain County Sheriff’s Department is announcing the promotion of Detective Sergeant Jimmy Enlow to Captain, commanding the sheriff’s patrol division. Jimmy is a 30-year law enforcement veteran, and has been assigned to patrol his entire career as a Deputy Sheriff, Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant.…Continue Reading

  • Mexico High School Girls Soccer and Softball Announce New Head Coaches for Upcoming Year

    Mexico High School Girls Soccer and Softball Announce New Head Coaches for Upcoming Year The Mexico High School is introducing two new head coaches for he upcoming year. Mexico High School Activities Director Brandon Schafer says Sarah Olson will be taking over the girls soccer program. Curt Riley will be entering his 37th year of…Continue Reading

  • Audrain County Health Department Public Information Officer Chris Newbrough Appointed to National Advisory Board

    Audrain County Health Department Public Information Officer Chris Newbrough Appointed to National Advisory Board

    Audrain County Health Department Public Information Officer Chris Newbrough Appointed to National Advisory Board A member of the Audrain County Health Department (ACHD) has been appointed to a national advisory group through the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). ACHD Emergency Planner and Public Information Officer (PIO) Chris Newbrough has been appointed…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 6/23/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/23/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/23/22 The St. Louis Cardinals reclaimed sole possession of first place in the National league Central after beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 in Milwaukee last night (Wednesday). St. Louis sluggers Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado led the charge. Goldy hit a two run-home run in the first inning and Arenado crushed a…Continue Reading

  • Route B In Audrain County Reopened After Crash Closed It for Several Hours Tuesday Afternoon

    Route B In Audrain County Reopened After Crash Closed It for Several Hours Tuesday Afternoon

    Route B In Audrain County Reopened After Crash Closed It for Several Hours Tuesday Afternoon Route B in Audrain County is back open to traffic after a crash closed it down yesterday afternoon (Tuesday). According to the Missouri Department of Transportation Route B in Audrain County was closed in both directions after a vehicle crash…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 6/22/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/22/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/22/22 The St. Louis Cardinals moved back into a tie for first place in the National League Central with Milwaukee after defeating the Brewers 6-2 last night (Tuesday) on the road. Redbirds rookie Nolan Gorman stole the show with his offensive performance. Gorman went 4-4, and delivered his first multi-home run game…Continue Reading

  • Mexico School District Hires Director of Business Operations

    Mexico School District Hires Director of Business Operations

    Mexico School District Hires Director of Business Operations The Mexico School District is announcing Stephanie Norris as the next Director of Business Operations. Norris is currently with StorageMart as the Director of Accounting, where she has been for the last three years. She was the Director of Business Operations for the Mexico School District from…Continue Reading

  • Former Mexico High School Band Director Joe Pappas Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

    Former Mexico High School Band Director Joe Pappas Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

    Former Mexico High School Band Director Joe Pappas Inducted Into Hall Of Fame Former Mexico High School Band Director Joe Pappas is now a member of the Missouri Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held last night (Monday) at Margaritaville Lake Resort at Lake of the Ozarks. Pappas was the director of…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 6/21/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/21/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/21/22 The St. Louis Cardinals were shut out 2-0 by the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee last night (Monday). The Redbirds were only able to muster three hits in the game. Cardinals rookie Juan Yepez accounted for two of the three hits. With the loss St. Louis dropped to second place in the…Continue Reading

  • List of Cooling Centers in the Area With Extreme Heat Forecasted Again This Week

    List of Cooling Centers in the Area With Extreme Heat Forecasted Again This Week With dangerous heat index temperatures expected to exceed 100 degrees this week the Audrain County Emergency Management Agency is providing a list of some of the cooling centers in the area. In Centralia the Public Library is available Monday, Tuesday and…Continue Reading

  • KWWR Sports Report 6/20/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/20/22

    KWWR Sports Report 6/20/22 The St. Louis Cardinals lost 6-4 to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park yesterday (Sunday). For the second time in their three-game series, the Redbirds found themselves trailing 6-1 heading into the ninth inning, and for the second time, they mounted a rally that fell just short. The Cardinals lost…Continue Reading

  • Miss Missouri 2022 is Crowned

    Miss Missouri 2022 is Crowned

    Miss Missouri 2022 is Crowned There is a new reigning Miss Missouri following Saturday night’s finale at Missouri Military Academy in Mexico. Miss Spirit of St. Louis, Clare Marie Kuebler was crowned by Miss Missouri 2021 Callie Cox in front of a packed house. Kuebler’s Social Impact Statement is Celebrating Courage: Childhood Cancer Advocacy. With…Continue Reading