News for Sunday, November 24, 2013



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Jefferson City man pursues artistic passion through Fulton VFW ceiling tiles

The ceiling tiles in the Fulton VFW are more than that — they are pieces of art work. The tiles illustrate the personality of the veteran who has died or had a tile dedicated to.

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Free holiday meals to be offered in New Bloomfield, Fulton

During a holiday that is all about being grateful, two different events will help spread that giving spirit by providing free Thanksgiving meals to all comers.

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Survivors of suicide share stories, work for closure

Eight people gathered at the Callaway County Health Department to honor loved ones affected by suicide and to gain greater knowledge of the subject on Saturday for the International Survivors of Suicide Day. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) sponsored the event, which allowed those who have lost someone from suicide, also referred to as suicide survivors, to network, share experiences and seek advice.

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South Callaway High School drama performs comedic murder mystery 'The Butler Did It'

South Callaway High School’s drama department opened the school year with its fall production of “The Butler Did It” on Friday and Saturday. First-time director and new teacher at SCHS, Heather Sheperd, selected the play for the students because of its combination of comedy and murder mystery.

Fulton to focus on communication, staying ahead of big snow

Fulton may see flurries Monday as temperatures dip below freezing, and City Engineer Greg Hayes says local street crews are prepared.

Eight Blue Jays receive all-UMAC football status

The Westminster College Blue Jays had eight players, including three first-team selections, named this past week to the 2013 all-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference football team. Chosen to the first team from Westminster were senior linebacker Josh Bromberg, senior defensive back Jeremy Hampton and freshman kicker Jeff Dickerson. Second-team picks for the Blue Jays included senior running back Ronnie Seals Jr., senior defensive lineman Louvis Johnson, junior defensive lineman Kyle Bryant and freshman wide receiver Mike Washington.