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Callahan's double-double pushes William Woods to AMC win

Freshman guard Nikki Callahan finished with a double-double and the Lady Owls ran their winning streak to five games with a 98-31 AMC dismantling of the Lady Bulldogs on Saturday at Anderson Arena.

Lady Owls’ bow to No. 8 Northwestern Ohio in NAIA Opening Round

William Woods couldn’t muster enough offense to prolong its season. The Lady Owls posted four shots on goal and five attempts overall in a 4-0 loss to the No. 8 University of Northwestern Ohio Racers in the NAIA Opening Round on Saturday.

No. 3 ‘Dogs push past Panthers in Class 2 semifinal

Will play three-time defending state champion for crown next Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis

Thanks to a typically stout performance by its defense, No. 3-ranked South Callaway is St. Louis-bound with their eyes on state hardware. The Bulldogs punched their ticket to the program’s first-ever Class 2 state football championship with a 27-2 semifinal triumph over the Palmyra Panthers on Saturday at Palmyra Middle School.

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Moniteau County prosecutor indicted

The Boone County Grand Jury indicted Moniteau County Prosecutor Shayne Healea on five charges involved an accident in Columbia in October.

Police search for man in Columbia bank robbery

Columbia police are searching for a man who robbed an area bank. Officers are investigating.

No. 19 Missouri continues bid for SEC East title

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The situation is clear-cut for No. 19 Missouri.

Chiefs fall to previously winless Raiders 24-20

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kansas City overcame a flat start that put them in a 14-point hole to take the lead midway through the fourth quarter against the Oakland Raiders.

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Holts Summit Police ask for public's help locating stolen packages

Police continue search for stolen items after man admitted to stealing packages in multiple jurisdictions

Investigators are still recovering packages they believe were stolen by a man who one Callaway County resident caught on video stealing from her home.

EPA says underground landfill fire not moving

he Environmental Protection Agency doesn’t believe an underground fire smoldering at the Bridgeton Landfill in Missouri is moving toward an adjacent landfill that contains radioactive waste, according to an official’s letter.

Charges seem unlikely for Ferguson officer

The suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown seems confident that he will not face criminal charges from a grand jury that has been investigating the case for several months, a police union official said Thursday.

North Callaway School Board approves bond election results, discusses next steps

An “excited” North Callaway R-I Schools Superintendent Bryan Thomsen presented school board members with the certified results from the Nov. 4 election — which included the district’s $6 million bond issue — for approval during Thursday night’s regular meeting.

Annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night event returns Saturday

Money to benefit 2015 Callaway County Relay, ‘Super’ Sam Playground Project

Boyd & Boyd and Friends’ Relay for Life Team will host the fourth annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night Saturday. Click for more details and to read about how the event got started four years ago.

No. 3 Bulldogs' success byproduct of their history

First-ever trip to state title game on the line Saturday in Class 2 semifinal at Palmyra

MOKANE — As the South Callaway Bulldogs ponder the potential and proximity of the opportunity, head coach Tim Rulo thinks back to predecessors and their groundwork.

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Schweich weighing running for Missouri governor

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich confirmed Thursday that he is considering a bid for governor in 2016 and touted an encouraging letter from supporters as “a powerful incentive to go forward” with a campaign.

Engineer gives New Bloomfield school board recommendations for potential facility repairs

District considers no-tax-increase bond issue to fund facility repairs

The mechanical engineer who visited and assessed the New Bloomfield R-III School District gave a general overview of his recommendations to the district’s Board of Education at the board’s regular meeting Thursday night.

Five Westminster players earn all-UMAC recognition

Senior Joe Plassmeyer and sophomores Kyree Hart and Mike Washington picked up first-team, all-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference honors Wednesday. Senior Kyle Bryant and junior Bret Robertson both received second-team accolades.

Lady Owls roll through Stephens in AMC opener

Sparked by a 21-0 run to start the game, William Woods opened its American Midwest Conference schedule with a dominating 76-30 triumph over the Stephens College Stars on Thursday night.

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 22, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.

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Braving the shave

Westminster College students go bald for cancer awareness, research funding

After years of wanting to shave her head for cancer awareness, Westminster College student Brier Skogsberg finally went bald Wednesday night inside the Coulter Science Center surrounded by her collegiate classmates.

Owls ride remarkable shooting effort to win at Missouri Valley

Bitner, Hill spark William Woods with 25 points each

MARSHALL — The William Woods University Owls redeemed themselves behind a sizzling shooting performance.

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