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Callaway County prepared to issue same-sex marriage licenses

The Callaway County Recorder of Deeds office is now ready to issue same-sex marriage licenses following the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision in favor of same-sex marriage.

'Rush Hour' initiative hits the road July 1

The Callaway County Medical Reserve Corps will host a year-long health initiative beginning July 1 to help people in Callaway County to take advantage of free programs and classes focused on healthy living already available throughout the county.

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National Guard equipment damages Route F overpass bridge

The right lane on eastbound U.S. Highway 54 was closed for about four hours Thursday after a piece of National Guard equipment struck the bottom of the Route F overpass bridge.

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Tebbetts Picnic tradition continues this weekend, fiddling contest back again

An annual community tradition will continue for another year in Tebbetts this weekend.

Hit the Bricks considered a success

Two new competitions made their way into the itinerary for this year's "Hit the Bricks" Street Fair including a brick skidding competition and a tug-of-war championship.

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Despite storms, city warehouse on schedule for completion

Fulton’s new public works warehouse facility that will replace the current dilapidated structure on Westminster Avenue is on schedule for completion in December, said Interim City Engineer Kyle Bruemmer, despite recent heavy rainfall.

"Hit the Bricks" Street Fair

Gallery of events that took place during the 12th annual "Hit the Bricks" Street Fair in Fulton.

The Retail Coach representative presents economic development plan for Holts Summit

A representative of The Retail Coach, an economic development company, offered a detailed marketing plan to gain businesses in the City of Holts Summit.

Fulton School Board identifies district high, low points in workshop

Fulton Public Schools Board of Education members met in a workshop setting Wednesday night with Superintendent Jacque Cowherd to reflect on the district and themselves as a group.

New do-good organization to fundraise for fire victims

A Fulton home is a total loss after a weekend fire. The four adults and three children, two girls ages three and seven and a five-year-old boy, living on Branch Road were not home when their mobile home caught fire Saturday night.

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Callaway County Public Library programs for babies, toddlers develop early literacy skills

There's a lot of clapping, singing and imagining happening every Monday at the Callaway County Public Library for children 36 months and younger. While children are having fun, they are also learning.

Two Fulton men turn themselves in after vehicle chase

A Fulton man turned himself into authorities on Monday after allegedly fleeing from officers during a weekend pursuit.

WWU names McAndrews as baseball coach

The William Woods University baseball program’s search for its next head coach didn’t extend any further than its own dugout.

New Bloomfield schools move forward with bond issue facility projects

Board approves selling of bonds, awards bid for HVAC repairs

New Bloomfield residents will soon see work start on facility projects funded through the $2 million no-tax increase bond issue, which voters passed in April. The New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education awarded a bid for the HVAC project to Clearview Enterprises LLC, a company which has done work in the Jefferson City and Columbia school districts previously. Additionally, the district’s financial adviser, L.J. Hart and Co., will begin to solicit investors for the bonds.

National security becomes subject at Westminster

Political science professor Tobias Gibson is interested in growing the subject of national security in the Westminster curriculum.

Enrollment for Farm Bill opened

Enrollment for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs opened June 17.

William Woods business programs receive accreditation

William Woods University received accreditation for its business, accounting and graduate business programs during an Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs conference June 14.

Rain, floods prompt state of emergency in Missouri

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday declared a state of emergency as heavy rain continues to cause flash flooding and flooding across the state.

South Callaway schools work to improve professional development

South Callaway R-III schools is making an effort to improve professional development in the district. The school board recently approved a 5-year professional development plan. And, coaches will soon have a professional development day as well.

Munns departing after 10 seasons at William Woods

Will become head baseball coach at Columbia College

Columbia College is hoping Darren Munns can replicate the remarkable run of success he had with the William Woods University baseball program.

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