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New Bloomfield schools to vote on potential bond issue ballot language in January

School board to prioritize facility repairs wish list

Next month, the New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education must vote on ballot language that could potentially put a $2 million bond issue on the spring ballot to fund the district’s facility repairs.

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Fulton Middle School band, choir perform fine arts finale

Middle school musicians in Fulton performed Christmas classics on Wednesday during their end-of-semester winter fine arts night. Art was also featured in the middle school.

Kelley steers balanced approach, Lady Wildcats down Belle

New Bloomfield senior forward Ashley Kelley knocked down 25 points to power a balanced scoring attack as the Lady Wildcats toppled Belle in a 73-50 non-conference win Thursday night.

Allen, Eagles rally in fourth quarter to edge Malta Bend

MALTA BEND — Junior guard Joseph Allen connected for a game-high 12 points and the Missouri School for the Deaf Eagles rallied in the fourth quarter to slip past the Malta Bend Tigers 38-35 on Thursday night.

Shooting woes trip Lady Owls in AMC loss to No. 23 Lyon

Few shots fell for the William Woods University Lady Owls in a 52-43 American Midwest Conference loss to the 23rd-ranked Lyon (Arkansas) College Lady Scots on Thursday night at Anderson Arena.

Blue Jays suffer shooting hardships in Simpson loss

INDIANOLA, Iowa — The Westminster College Blue Jays shot just 33 percent as a team in Wednesday night's 70-52 non-conference loss to Simpson College.

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South Callaway FFA celebrates holidays with game night, toy drive

South Callaway FFA held a game night Wednesday. Every FFA member who attended the game night donated either a toy or money for a toy as part of the group’s toy drive. Click to see photos.

Missouri’s education department has a new leader

Missouri has selected a new education commissioner who is pledging to build relationships and focus on students as the department moves on from the resignation of a leader who faced frequent criticism while dealing with struggling districts.

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NRC puts Callaway Energy Center license renewal on hold

Ameren Missouri had expected to hear NRC's decision by end of December

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center won’t have a final decision regarding its license renewal application from the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) this month as it originally expected. Click to read why the NRC put its decision on hold.

No. 10 Freed-Hardeman topples Owls

The William Woods University Owls shot a dismal 33 percent as a team and trailed by 19 points at halftime in falling to the 10th-ranked Freed-Hardeman (Tennessee) University Lions in Tuesday night’s 74-53 AMC loss at Anderson Arena.

No. 1 Freed-Hardeman halts Lady Owls' win streak at seven

The William Woods University Lady Owls’ seven-game winning streak came to an abrupt end Tuesday night when they suffered their first AMC loss to the No. 1-ranked Freed-Hardeman (Tennessee) University Lady Lions 91-58 at Anderson Arena.

Goodwin, Eagles hold off Wildcats' JV

NEW BLOOMFIELD — Senior forward Benson Goodwin registered a team-high 13 points and eight rebounds as the Missouri School for the Deaf Eagles held on for Tuesday night’s 39-37 victory over the New Bloomfield Wildcats' junior varsity.

T-Birds drop EMO opener to Van-Far in 2OT

KINGDOM CITY — The Van-Far Indians spoiled the North Callaway Thunderbirds’ Eastern Missouri Conference opener by outscoring them 12-5 in the second overtime of Tuesday night's 81-74 loss.

Mann helps steer Lady Bulldogs to 45-40 win over Jamestown

MOKANE — South Callaway freshman point guard Adrian Mann produced a team-high 15 points to guide the Lady Bulldogs to a 45-40 non-conference win over Jamestown on Tuesday night.

Missouri chooses new education commissioner

State's education department has a new leader

A new Missouri education commissioner has been chosen to replace a leader who faced frequent criticism while dealing with struggling districts.

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Rwanda partnership offers alternative gift options

“‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” —Acts 20:35. The Rwanda Community Partnership is once again offering Callaway County residents the opportunity to give both blessings to their friends and loved ones this year, with an array of alternative gift options to benefit projects in Callaway’s sister community of Kibungo, Rwanda.

Fulton council approves spending for sewer upgrades

Fire union, city come to pay agreement

Anticipated improvements to the city of Fulton’s sewer system moved forward at Tuesday night’s city council meeting with the approval of two resolutions granting funding for the manhole and sewer lining projects. The Fulton City Council accepted the bid of $542,930 from low-bidder Utility Solutions, Inc. — a Kansas City, Kansas based company— for the 2014 Sewer Manhole Rehabilitation Project.

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Fulton Boy Scout Troop 50 members advance, receive merit badges

Fulton Boy Scout Troop 50 members advanced in rank and received merit badges at a Court of Honor ceremony Monday night at the Scout Cabin in Fulton. Click to see photos.

Gibson, Hornets blister Boonville in 86-69 victory

Senior forward scores game-high 27 as Fulton remains perfect on season

Devin Gibson doesn’t usually have trouble finding shots, according to Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw. The Fulton senior forward recorded his second straight double-double, totaling game highs of 27 points and 15 rebounds as the Hornets stayed unbeaten with an 86-69 North Central Missouri Conference triumph over the Boonville Pirates on Tuesday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.

Lady Hornets stumble in third quarter

Unbeaten Boonville rallies from 15-point deficit, hands Fulton first loss

The Fulton Lady Hornets had to be in a state of euphoria as they entered the break in their showdown against the Boonville Lady Pirates. Both Fulton and Boonville brought unbeaten marks into Tuesday night’s North Central Missouri Conference clash at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium. The Lady Hornets were the more impressive team in the first half, governing play on both offense and defense as they crafted a 15-point halftime lead.

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