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Cause of death for Holts Summit man determined to be drowning, high alcohol content

The Boone/Callaway Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the cause of death for a Holts Summit man found dead in a lake on Feb. 10 as “drowning with contributing cause of high alcohol content,” Lt. Clay Chism with the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office said.

Fulton man arrested following car chase Friday night

Deputies pursue vehicle after responding to shots fired call

A Fulton man was arrested Friday night following a car chase, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.

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Retired judge returns to Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in new role

In the final days of his judgeship in the 13th Circuit Court, former prosecuting attorney Bob Sterner knew he wanted to continue working rather than retire outright.

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SERVE Spring Bling Fling Fundraiser starts Friday

The fundraiser will be from 5-7 p.m. today, Monday and Tuesday at The Clothes Cupboard in Fulton. All proceeds will benefit the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of SERVE, Inc., which assists residents throughout Callaway County.

Fulton City Council approves finance for warehouse

The Fulton City Council advanced the reading for an ordinance which will help fund a new warehouse facility.

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New Bloomfield Prop K.I.D.S. forum on bond issue attracts few new faces

Superintendent says engaging with community is imperative to educate voters

The New Bloomfield Proposition K.I.D.S. (Keep Improving District Schools) election committee saw mostly familiar faces at its forum Thursday night. Read more about the $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue which will be on April’s ballot.

Lady Owls split doubleheader after Southeastern rallies in nightcap

A blistering two-out rally prevented the William Woods University Lady Owls from wrapping up their spring-break trip with a doubleheader sweep. The Southeastern (Florida) University Fire plated five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning in stealing a 7-6 win over William Woods in Wednesday’s nightcap.

Hughes sets school record as Westminster falls to RIT

Junior center fielder Deion Hughes set a school record with his seventh career triple as the Blue Jays were edged by the Tigers 7-6 on Wednesday.

New Bloomfield business program considers adding courses

The New Bloomfield R-III School District will most likely offer new classes in its Vocational Business Education program next school year, according to a recent school report.

Murder charge filed in fatal car crash

A Mokane woman has been charged with one count of second-degree murder in connection with a fatal car crash that occurred in August 2014.

Callaway-Montgomery Cattlemen’s Association accepting scholarship applications

Callaway-Montgomery Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship Committee is accepting applications through April 10. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in each county and one $500 scholarship will be warded to a current post-secondary student that meets the guidelines. Read more about the guidelines and download the application.

Blue Jays fall by a run in Florida

WINTER HAVEN, Florida — The Westminster College Blue Jays baseball team slipped to 7-4 on the season after Wednesday’s narrow 7-6 loss to Rochester Institute. Further details from the game were not available at press time.

William Woods golf teams sweep titles at Cape Girardeau tourney

CAPE GIRARDEAU — The top-ranked Owls squeezed out a victory while the second-ranked Lady Owls coasted to a convincing win as the Challenge at Dalhousie wrapped up play Tuesday.

French receives honorable mention recognition on NAIA All-American team

William Woods University senior guard Blake French was an honorable-mention selection on the 2014-15 NAIA Division I All-American women's basketball team announced Wednesday.

Brinker, Hagedorn to play in EMO Senior Showcase

KINGDOM CITY — Elaine Brinker and Brandon Hagedorn will represent North Callaway in the Eastern Missouri Conference’s seventh-annual Basketball Senior Showcase games Friday night at Mark Twain High School.

Hornets lack offense in 7-0 loss to Boonville

BOONVILLE — The Fulton Hornets baseball team managed only three hits and suffered its third straight loss in dropping its North Central Missouri Conference opener to Boonville 7-0 on Wednesday.

Twelve Callaway basketball players earn media honors

In terms of Callaway County basketball, it was a dandy dozen.

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Art House class teaches wool blending, felting

Gail Barnickol of Jefferson City taught a class about wool felting on Wednesday at Art House. Click for photos from the class.

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Kingdom Supper guest of honor highlights love for Callaway, family

When Jane McClellan, the 2015 Kingdom of Callaway Supper guest of honor, returned home to Fulton earlier this week, she was given the opportunity to reconnect with her roots and the people who watched her grow up. She said the homecoming is the closest experience she’s had to life flashing before her eyes.

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Kingdom of Callaway Supper celebrates community, tradition

The 2015 Kingdom of Callaway Supper brought together the Callaway County community Tuesday, March 24 on the William Woods University campus.

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