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Rock Garden Antique Barn holds fall festival

Rock Garden Antique Barn held its second annual fall festival. Click to see photos.

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It’s 11:11, Make a Wish

WWU’s Chi Omega holds Wish Walk 5K to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation

William Woods University Chi Omega sorority’s held its third annual Wish Walk 5K Saturday. Click for photos and to read more.

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Cars collide: Fulton Jaycees host Fourth Annual Graveyard Smash

Fulton Jaycees host Fourth Annual Graveyard Smash with a figure 8 competition. Click to see photos from the event.

Fulton fall cleanup week starts Monday

Fulton’s fall cleanup begins Monday, Oct. 20 and ends Friday, Oct. 24. Read more about what the city can and can't pickup.

Hornets pull away late in win over Tigers

Maintain No. 3 seed in Class 3, District 6

A little adversity never hurt anyone. The Fulton Hornets confronted some in Friday night’s regular-season finale against the Kirksville Tigers, yet came through it relatively unscathed and with one of the team’s primary season goals accomplished.

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Higgins, Branson steer T-Birds' comeback

Climb to No. 2 seed in Class 2, District 6

The North Callaway Thunderbirds rallied behind a pair of remarkable rushing performances to make an upward move in the district standings.

No. 3 Bulldogs finish flawless run to first EMO title

Also secure top seed in Class 2, District 7

The undefeated and state-ranked South Callaway Bulldogs plowed a perfect path to the Eastern Missouri Conference title, then received an immediate reward.

Friday, Oct. 17, high school football scores

Friday's Callaway County high school football games

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Missing Columbia man found deceased in Callaway County near Cedar Creek

A Columbia man, who had been reported missing, was found deceased in Callaway County near Cedar Creek just before 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16.

Fulton High School to aim intervention for at-risk students

Principal Jason Whitt said Fulton High School staff have been working hard to analyze performance data to come up with a plan for helping students succeed in the classroom, on state assessments and beyond.

New Bloomfield R-III School Board discusses 80/20 grading policy

The elementary school adopted the policy this school year, the middle/high school has been using it for 4 years

New Bloomfield R-III elementary school has been approaching grading differently this year. The school instituted an 80/20 grading policy — the same grading policy the district’s middle/high school switched to four years ago. Click to learn more about the 80/20 formula.

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Callaway County teachers receive classroom items through U.S. Cellular grant

Classrooms at Bartley Elementary School in Fulton and North Elementary School in Holts Summit use grant money on books, technology

Click to read how Holly Schaefer, kindergarten teacher at North Elementary School in Holts Summit, and Helen Jarvis, Bartley Elementary School teacher in Fulton, are using their U.S. Cellular grant funds in the classroom.

Engineer assesses New Bloomfield R-III facilities

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

A mechanical engineer was at the New Bloomfield R-III School District this week to assess its facilities. The district is considering a no-tax-increase bond issue in the spring to fund facility repairs.

Seeds at stake as North Callaway faces Van-Far

Positioning for districts

KINGDOM CITY — The North Callaway Thunderbirds are looking for another peak to propel them.

Fulton seeks to secure district home game

With win against Kirksville

FULTON — Fulton Hornets head coach Pat Kelley believes his program has turned a corner.

South Callaway to battle Bowling Green for title

Of Eastern Missouri Conference

MOKANE — The wait appears to be over for the state-ranked South Callaway Bulldogs to receive a worthy test.

William Woods downs AMC foe Hannibal-LaGrange

The Lady Owls scored four unanswered goals to topple the Lady Trojans 4-1 in American Midwest Conference play Thursday.

North Callaway blanked by Tolton to end season

The Thunderbirds committed five turnovers in being shut out by the Trailblazers 13-0 on Wednesday night.

MSD ends season in straight-set loss to Calvary Lutheran

The Lady Eagles (1-15) finished their season in a 25-12, 25-4 loss to the Lady Lions on Thursday night.

North Callaway swept by Tolton to end regular season

The Ladybirds ended the regular season with a 25-22, 25-5 loss to the Lady Trailblazers on Thursday night.

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