Gas Prices Continue To Drop

(Farmington) Gas prices in Missouri keep on sliding down statewide, including right here in southeast Missouri.

The average price for regular-unleaded is $3.05 cents a gallon, which is a 14-cent drop from a week ago and 30 cents a gallon lower than a month ago.

Today’s national average is 3-49 a gallon, down 12 cents from last week.

According to Gas Buddy, gas can be found locally for as low as $2.69 a gallon in Festus, $2.95 in Fredericktown, $2.98 a gallon in Perryville and $2.99 at stations in Farmington and Ironton.

The highest gas prices are in rural north-central and northeastern Missouri, where it is as high as $3.45 a gallon.