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WWU recognizes winners of Emerging Talent High School Show

William Woods closed out its Emerging Talent High School Show Thursday night with a reception and recognition of the winners. Read about more about the artwork and what inspired it.

Woman sentenced in federal court for fraud, embezzlement at Fulton company

A former branch manager of a Fulton company was sentenced in federal court this week for a $576,000 mortgage fraud and embezzlement scheme. She pleaded guilty in 2013.

Shramek, T-Birds down Van-Far at Bowling Green Tournament

Junior guard Braden Shramek supplied a game-high 17 points, lifting the seventh-seeded North Callaway Thunderbirds to a 57-51 consolation semifinal victory over No. 6 Van-Far Indians at the 90th-annual Bowling Green Tournament on Thursday night.

William Woods women extend win streak to seven games

The Lady Owls registered a 42-31 scoring advantage in the second half of their 75-66 AMC victory over the Lady Trojans on Thursday night.

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Prayers at St. Peter

St. Peter Catholic School forms school-wide living rosary in celebration of National Catholic Schools Week

St. Peter Catholic School formed a living rosary Wednesday morning after mass in honor of National Catholic Schools Week. Click to see photos.

Missouri Senate rejects pay raise for lawmakers, officials

The Missouri Senate voted 31-3 this morning to reject pay raises proposed last November by the Missouri Citizens Compensation Committee.

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Local high school students partake in tobacco-free education training

New Bloomfield, South Callaway students participate in Making Our Mark II program

South Callaway and New Bloomfield high school students worked together to learn about tobacco use and how it affects people. The program, Making Our Mark II, is an initiative of the Tobacco Free Missouri Youth Advocacy Board. Read more about the program and what the students thought.

Missouri woman sentenced for fraud and embezzlement

A former branch manager of a central Missouri title company will serve two years and six months without parole for mortgage fraud and embezzlement.

No. 9 Lady Wildcats reach championship at Sturgeon

STURGEON — The state-ranked, top-seeded New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats straightened out their shooting issues in the second half, giving themselves a chance to contend for a championship.

Ladybirds trip top seed Clopton, advance to title game at Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN — Senior guard Elaine Brinker made all eight of her free throws in the last 1 minute, 31 seconds Wednesday night as the No. 5 seed North Callaway Ladybirds toppled the No. 1 Clopton Lady Hawks 50-47 in the semifinals of the 90th-annual Bowling Green Tournament.

Bulldogs blister Wildcats in first round at Sturgeon

STURGEON — Senior forwards Jacob Smith and Luke Horstman combined for 36 points in the No. 2 seed South Callaway Bulldogs’ 87-57 first-round throttling of the No. 7 New Bloomfield Wildcats on Tuesday night at the 31st-annual Sturgeon Tournament.

T-Birds fall to Louisiana in first round at Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN — The No. 7 seed North Callaway Thunderbirds were outscored by the No. 2 Louisiana Bulldogs 38-29 in the second half of Tuesday night’s 61-53 first-round loss at the 90th-annual Bowling Green Tournament.

Blue Jays stop nine-game losing streak

The host Westminster College Blue Jays halted their nine-game losing streak by outscoring the Principia (Illinois) College Panthers 44-33 in the second half of Tuesday night’s 67-56 SLIAC triumph on Henry P. Iba Court.

Voters will see county use tax measure again come April

The Callaway County Commission voted Tuesday morning to place a use tax measure on the April ballot.

Volunteers move animal shelter project along

Volunteer efforts continue to advance Fulton’s new animal shelter, as reported by Planning and Protective Services Director Les Hudson to the city council during its Tuesday night meeting.

Auxvasse ponders ordinance for wood furnaces

A good deal of the discussion during Tuesday night’s regular Auxvasse Board of Aldermen meeting concerned a potential ordinance regulating outdoor wood furnaces.

Three vie for Auxvasse mayor

Aldermen seats are uncontested

Incumbent Mayor Kevin Phares will face off against two challengers — Keith Clow and Charles Blue — on the April 7 ballot.

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KCA preschool students show off what they've learned

School gives preschoolers sneak peek at kindergarten classroom

KCA held a preschool open house and kindergarten orientation Tuesday night in the school’s gym. Current preschool students showed their parents what they know and sang songs. Click to see photos.

No. 1 Hornet wrestlers wrap up NCMC championship

Bristol's pin punctuates 41-33 victory at Moberly

The top-ranked Fulton Hornets wrestling team showed some gutsy resolve in bringing home the North Central Missouri Conference championship in dramatic fashion. Senior Clayton Bristol won the final match of the night with a pin at 285 pounds, locking up Fulton’s 41-33 victory over the Moberly Spartans on Tuesday night and allowing the unbeaten Hornets to clinch the NCMC title.

Westminster women top Principia for fourth win in a row

Junior guard Kasey Gatson’s 16 points sparked the host Lady Blue Jays to a 61-50 SLIAC triumph over the Lady Panthers on Tuesday night.

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