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Auxvasse residents cluck for change

Auxvasse Board of Aldermen discussed potential changes to the city's current ordinance concerning chickens at their meeting, Tuesday. Members of the public addressed the board in favor of allowing residents to own chickens.

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Children play games, enjoy treats at free carnival

Hundreds of Missouri middle and high school students hosted a free carnival for area children on Tuesday at William Woods University.

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Fulton City Council approves financial backing for Brick District Playhouse

With renderings and blueprints drawn, the Brick District Playhouse Board has a vision of what will become of the old Fulton Theatre. To make dreams for the Court Street building a reality, the playhouse board will seek a $200,000 loan through the Fulton Area Development Corporation’s re-lending program, which was made possible with the United States Department of Agriculture.

City of Fulton, county commission talk money for simulcast equipment

City of Fulton and Callaway County officials met Monday morning to discuss the details of two agreements between the entities about the installation of a new simulcast system.

Holts Summit Board of Aldermen hears from first of three retail firms

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen heard from the first of three retail development firms during its meeting Monday night.

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Missouri Association of Student Councils summer workshop attracts more than 700 students to William Woods

High school leaders to host free carnival Tuesday, Special Olympics fundraiser Wednesday

The decibel levels at the McNutt Campus Center on the William Woods University campus registered at higher levels than normal on Monday as high school students from across the state joined together for a pep rally, kicking off the Missouri Association of Student Councils' annual summer workshop.

BBQ fundraiser will help Fulton girl with spinal surgery

Elinda Trower's 12-year-old daughter Brooklyn Powless was diagnosed with spina bifita occulta and scoliosis several weeks ago. A fundraiser being held next Saturday will raise money for Brooklyn's medical bills.

Dog Wash raised money for Callaway County Humane Society

Callaway County Humane Society hosted a Dog Wash event, Saturday. For $35 attendants could have their pooch microchipped and groomed. The money raised went to continue funding the Humane Society.

Fulton hosts 18th Relay for Life event

Back for its 18th year, Relay for Life visited Fulton to raise money for cancer research. The goal this year was $50,000.

Wildcats' offense stalls in Class 2 title loss to Valle Catholic

New Bloomfield manages only three hits as Warriors win consecutive championships

O’FALLON — Grant Nichols was dealing with a mixed bag of emotions.

Class 2 state title game encounters another delay

The start time for today's Class 2 state baseball championship between New Bloomfield (17-9) and Valle Catholic (29-5) has been pushed back again due to ongoing rain in the St. Louis area. First pitch is now scheduled for 6 p.m. at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon.

Wildcats, Valle Catholic Class 2 title game delayed

The New Bloomfield Wildcats and the Valle Catholic Warriors will have to wait a little longer to clash for the Class 2 state baseball championship. The title game — with first pitch scheduled for 1:30 this afternoon — has been pushed back to 4 p.m. due to excessive rainfall and thunderstorms in the St. Louis area.

Agricultural land value increases 5 percent after assessment

Agricultural land parcels have been reassessed with an approximate five percent increase in land value. Agricultural land parcels are valued based on an eight-grade scale, which values the land based on soil quality and productivity.

Wildcats punish Norwood, eye eighth title

New Bloomfield will face Valle Catholic for Class 2 championship this afternoon

O’FALLON — New Bloomfield Wildcats head coach Justin Forsythe didn’t panic as his team faced its first deficit of the state playoffs.

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‘Super Chicken’ encourages literacy

The Callaway County Public Library held its first superhero event, Wednesday. Click to see photos and to learn more about the summer reading program.

Callaway Christian Church hosts disaster relief workshop

The Governor's Faith-Based and Community Service Partnership for Disaster Recovery put on a disaster relief workshop to help local faith-based organization members prepare to provide aid following the events of a disaster. Four more workshops are schedules through the end of June.

Wildcats' turnaround took 'time'

Pulling itself out of 0-6 hole, New Bloomfield has won 16 of its last 19

With the slip of his tongue, Brady Wiler coined a motto for the New Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team.

Wildcats looking to pad title record

New Bloomfield covets eighth championship

Now that he’s fully immersed in it, Justin Forsythe understands the firm roots of New Bloomfield’s storied baseball heritage.

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Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce members vote in favor of economic merger

Members of the Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce voted Tuesday night for the organization to move forward with an economic merger, which could potentially bring together the chamber, the Fulton Area Development Corporation and the Show-Me Innovation Center.

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Art House reception showcases Callaway Plein Air artwork

Art House hosted its “Wet Paint Reception,” which marked the conclusion of this year’s Callaway Plein Air event, on Sunday, May 31. Click for photos and for information on artist awards given out that night.

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