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North Callaway boys bow to Macon

The eighth-seeded Thunderbirds were outgained 22-7 in the first half of a 48-42 consolation bracket loss to the Tigers at the Centralia Tournament on Thursday afternoon.

Hornets’ Wallace, Wilson honored with Class 2 all-state accolades

Fulton seniors Kevin Wallace and Austin Wilson were recently recognized as Class 2 All-State honorable mentions by the Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association.

WWU’s Becker tabbed as honorable mention NAIA All-American

Lady Owls junior outside hitter Emily Becker was recently slotted as a Tachikara-NAIA honorable mention All-American. Becker is just the third player in William Woods history to earn such an honor.

Westminster’s Dlamini earns All-Central Region recognition

Blue Jays defender Muhle Dlamini was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division III All-Region first team recently.

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WWU students awarded as outstanding students in their major

William Woods University students Grace Fritz, Rachel Frabotta, Mariah Wheaton and Jim Ball were honored as outstanding students in their majors last month at the Missouri Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention.

New Bloomfield looks for residents to join city committees

The city of New Bloomfield is looking for residents to join four different city committees — Finance and Economic Development, Planning and Zoning Commission, Public Safety/Police Board and Parks and City Beautification.

Inmate charged with killing woman last seen in ‘01

A Missouri inmate convicted of sexually abusing an underage girl in 2002 is charged with murder in the disappearance of a woman a year earlier, who prosecutors believe was killed when she caught him sexually assaulting the child and intervened.

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Volunteers aid SERVE, Inc. in Christmas mission

Men, women, young and old have pitched in to help SERVE, Inc. — a local organization that helps those in need — with organizing thousands of items for its annual Adopt-A-Family drive. The program brings Christmas to those who may otherwise not have the resources to do it themselves. There are still hundreds still needing their Christmas wishes granted, though. Click here for photos of volunteers at work and learn how to become involved.

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UN officials demand prosecutions for US torture

All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture like waterboarding as part of former President George W. Bush’s national security policy must be prosecuted, top U.N. officials said Wednesday.

Missouri bill proposes more fresh food for seniors

Missouri seniors could be eating more fresh produce if a proposed bill gets lawmaker support.

Protesters ask federal courts to curb police

Police violated the constitutional rights of protesters upset by the death in Ferguson, Missouri, of an unarmed black man, lawyers told a federal judge Wednesday in urging he step in and curb the police.

South Callaway school board approves new facility rental agreement

School Board discusses gun legislation

The South Callaway R-II Board of Education unanimously approved a new facility rental agreement for the district at the its December meeting Wednesday night.

Hanger chosen coaches' best Class 2 offensive player

Bulldogs, Thunderbirds, Hornets pick up MFCA postseason recognition

South Callaway senior slot receiver Cory Hanger recently was named the Class 2 offensive player of the year on the 2014 Missouri Football Coaches Association all-state teams.

Ladybirds succumb to Boonville in Centralia semifinals

CENTRALIA — The fifth-seeded North Callaway Ladybirds’ offensive prospects were dimmed by 31 turnovers in Wednesday night’s 50-24 semifinal loss to the top-seeded Boonville Lady Pirates at the Centralia Tournament.

Hentges, Bulldogs blister Montgomery County

MOKANE — Senior guard Troy Hentges directed the unbeaten South Callaway Bulldogs with 21 points as they dismantled the Montgomery County Wildcats 89-57 in Tuesday night’s non-conference romp.

Eagles bow to Higbee 63-32 in home opener

The Missouri School for the Deaf Eagles shot just 30 percent as a team and were burdened by 34 turnovers in dropping their home opener to the Higbee Tigers 63-32 on Tuesday night.

Columbia school security officers to carry guns

Some security personnel will be allowed to carry guns in Columbia schools if they meet certain requirements.

Auxvasse approves lease contract for new police vehicle

Police Chief Kevin Suedmeyer took a vacation day from his other job Tuesday night so he could attend the Auxvasse Board of Aldermen meeting.

SERVE Adopt-a-Family still in need of help

With Christmas only three weeks away, SERVE’s annual Adopt-A-Family program is in need of some last-minute holiday help.

Transportation Safety Board: Fulton plane crash caused by engine failure

The National Transportation Safety Board has completed its preliminary report on a Nov. 17 plane crash at Fulton’s Hensley Memorial Airport.

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