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‘Farris Wheels of Hope’ group holds mutton barbecue to raise money for Alzheimer’s Foundation

The Farris Wheels of Hope is hosting a mutton barbecue, fish fry and silent auction. All of the event’s proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. The Farris family formed the Farris Wheels of Hope two years ago. Their mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s about eight years ago.

National Churchill Museum offers free admission to postal workers, active military personnel, veterans on Labor Day

The National Churchill Museum is letting postal workers, active military personnel and veterans in for free on Labor Day.

Westminster student raises money for relief in Iraq

Abdullah Al-Hadeethi hasn’t been home to Iraq since the summer after his freshman year at Westminster College.

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Testing the waters

Contractor works on 'fine tuning' splash pad, city releases rules

Fulton's splash pad may open this weekend, but before the kids put on their swim suits check out the rules and regulations for the city's latest attraction.

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This Week in the SEC for Aug. 28-30, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 28-30, 2014.

Federal grand jury indicts man arrested in New Bloomfield on drug-related charges

On Wednesday, Aug. 27, a federal grand jury indicted Jeremy Traxler — a man who was arrested in New Bloomfield on drug-related charges on Aug. 11 — for possessing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

Lady Owls volleyball team rallies past Central Methodist

The William Woods University Lady Owls volleyball team rallied to take the final two games and edged Central Methodist University 25-11, 21-25, 18-25, 27-25 and 15-10 on Tuesday night at Anderson Arena.

Hawes has hat trick, Owls rip Ozark Christian 6-0 in opener

JOPLIN — Senior defender Jacob Hawes recorded his first career hat trick and assisted on another goal, helping trigger the William Woods University Owls’ 6-0 season-opening romp over Ozark Christian College on Tuesday night.

Hornets soccer team suffers first loss, falls to Fatima 4-0

Fatima tallied three second-half goals Tuesday night as the Comets took control in handing the Fulton Hornets soccer team its first loss of the season, 1-0 at the high school athletic complex.

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Lulu´s Frozen Yogurt to hold free chess classes next week

Lulu’s Frozen Yogurt and Coffee Shop will host free beginner-level chess classes starting next Wednesday, Sept. 3 through Friday, Sept. 5. Read more about why they are holding the classes.

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Cheering for YMCA cheerleading class

The YMCA of Callaway County will hold cheerleading classes. Click to see photos from the first class on Aug. 26.

Auxvasse water project could receive funding boost from DNR

Just three weeks after bids on the city’s water system improvement project came in much higher than expected, the board of aldermen received much better news during Tuesday night’s regular meeting.

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Splash pad could open this weekend

The pieces are in and the water is flowing at the splash pad site in Memorial Park. After delays throughout the summer, the local attraction will soon open.

Lady Owls can't upset No. 24 Benedictine in soccer opener

Despite an early goal from freshman midfielder Elyssa Cappaert, the Lady Owls were unable to pull off the upset of the No. 24 Lady Ravens in a 5-2 loss in their season opener Monday night.

Lady Owls downed by William Penn to start volleyball season

Senior outside hitter Kristen Bauer and freshman outside hitter Abbi McKnelly shared the team lead with 13 kills as the William Woods Lady Owls bowed to the William Penn Lady Statesmen 25-17, 13-25, 25-23 and 25-21 in Tuesday’s season opener at Anderson Arena.

Lady Hornets bow to Centralia in volleyball opener

Freshman outside hitter Kate Pani paced the Fulton Lady Hornets with four kills and two aces in a 25-19 and 25-20 loss to the Centralia Lady Panthers in Tuesday night’s season opener at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.

Lady Hornets thumped by Eldon in five innings

The Fulton Lady Hornets had as many errors (six) as they did hits in a 14-0, five-inning loss to the Eldon Lady Mustangs in their home opener Tuesday night at the high school athletic complex.

Love fans 14, Lady Wildcats roll past New Haven

Sophomore starter Madison Love scattered four hits and struck out 14 as the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats rolled past the New Haven Lady Shamrocks 9-3 on Tuesday night.

Ladybirds score late to edge Lady Bulldogs

Sixth-inning rally sends North Callaway to 2-1 win

The North Callaway Ladybirds capitalized on a two-out error to manufacture both of their runs in the top of the sixth inning to clip the South Callaway Lady Bulldogs 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Phones down at court house Tuesday, should be up Wednesday

A miscommunication led to no communication at the Callaway County Courthouse on Tuesday.

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