Paul Ridgway and Jan Cifarelli
Bee Gees “Gold” takes Mexico stage
The Mexico Community was treated to a phenomenal evening of dancing the night away to everyone’s favorite Bee Gees songs by the Bee Gees Gold Tribute, straight from Las Vegas. Paul and Theresa …
Contribution made
James Dye, past president of the Heart of Missouri Board of Realtors, presents a check for $1,000 to Rep. Kent Haden last week at The Mexico Ledger. The presentation was made on behalf of the board …
Audrain County Youth Fair 2024 promises something for everyone as area youth will be in focus yet again.
Audrain Fair kicks off Thursday, Family Day returns Sunday
Audrain Fair kicks off Thursday Family Day returns Sunday A highlight of Audrain County summer returns to the fairgrounds Thursday as the Audrain County Youth Fair kicks off. The week …
Local Sports
Community R-6 junior Chloe Johnson runs toward third base on July 11 during Centralia's summer softball camp.
Centralia softball camp squeezes in games after rain
Rain early in the week forced softball on Thursday in Centralia. Centralia Softball Camp Photo Gallery The Lady Panthers hosted yet another team camp after cancelling on Tuesday and …
Mexico graduate Paytience Holman (second from left) poses with young Team Israel fans during the Canada Cup International Softball Championship in the first week of July in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. It was the final action after Holman finished her career at Southeast Missouri State University.
Mexico’s Holman ends accomplished softball career in Canada Cup
Paytience Holman has accomplished many things during her softball career. After the first-team all-state pitcher led Mexico to a state championship in 2018 and graduated with pitching school …
About 100 Van-Far School District students and graduated seniors sang
Van-Far students sing hearts out at Cardinals game
Van-Far has held plenty of concerts but none bigger than the one in late June. The school district sent nearly 100 students, ranging from preschool age to graduated seniors, to the June 28 St. …
About 120 golfers played some golf starting at 9 a.m. on June 13 at the The Oaks in Mexico for the 14th annual Bulldog Golf Classic fundraiser. Money was raised to support Mexico High School golf and youth golf.
Bulldog Golf Classic brings in green on greens
The 14th annual Bulldog Golf Classic happened Saturday at The Oaks in Mexico. About 120 golfers were there for the event that started at 9 a.m. and exists for the purpose of raising money for the …
Bulldog Golf Classic brings in green on greens
Plenty of golfers showed up Saturday morning at The Oaks in Mexico. It wasn't just a typical day as the 14th annual Bulldog Golf Classic was happening. About 120 golfers were there for the event …
Obituaries
Betty Jean Bishop, 91, of Mexico, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2024, at the King’s Daughters Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, at Arnold Funeral Home with …
Betty Carrol Lamb, 82, of Thompson, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2024. Betty was born November 17, 1941, in Crawford, Tenn. to the late Jim and Bessie (Key) Reed. On March 24, 1983, she …
Mary Catherine “Kay” Dubbert, 69, of Martinsburg, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2024, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Visitation will be Wednesday , July 31 …
Robert M. Armstrong, a.k.a. “Bubba” or “Bobby”, 76, of Mexico, passed away at 4:40 a.m., Friday, July 19, 2024, at Boone Hospital in Columbia. A celebration of his life …
Local News
Arthur Center Community Health (ACCH) has been engaged over the last several months in a search for a successor to Terry Mackey given his upcoming retirement as the chief executive officer of ACCH. …
The public is invited to join in celebrating as Presser Arts Center celebrates its 100th birthday. The celebration will be held at Presser Arts Center located at 900 S. Jefferson, Mexico, at 5 …
With new employee announcements, the Audrain County Historical Society (ACHS) Board of Directors has announced the hiring of Ethan Everhart who has joined the museum staff as a part-time tour …
David Cochrane has joined the North Callaway School District and will serve as the new middle school principal. Cochrane lands at North Callaway having served at the Mexico School District, where he …
Local Sports
Kids in the Mexico Optimist Summer League were finally able to play this week. After three straight days of cancellations due to wet field conditions from rain early this week, a full slate …
After two days of cancellations, Centralia softball hosted a team camp this week on Thursday. Centralia went 3-0 with wins over Community R-6, Harrisburg and Van-Far (10-3 score). Community R-6 …
The Wolfpack Academy Dons battled all day in the heat at the World Wide Technology Soccer Stadium in Fenton. Their final game of the day in the 3-v-3 tournament on June 22 was a 9-3 victory over …
‘June Bloomer’ Sanctioned Tournament on June 22 Class A Edward Griffith (Quail Ridge) 6-0 65% ringer percentage Leon Wolken (Jefferson City) 4-2 47.5% Dan Atwood …
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