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Westminster student investment account hits half million

Westminster College’s Blue Blazers student investment group hit a milestone recently. According to a press release from the school, a decision by the Blue Blazers Investment Committee to invest in Alibaba, along with other recent investments have elevated its stock portfolio to $500,000.

William Woods to welcome family first weekend of October

William Woods University will welcome family and friends for its annual Fall Family Weekend Oct. 3-5.

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Kingdom of Callaway County Historical Society prepares for cemetery tour

Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society will hold a cemetery tour in Hillcrest Cemetery in Fulton on Sunday, Sept. 28. Click for photos of the historical society preparing for the tour.

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Helen Stephens’ biographer shares insight to the Olympian’s life

Sharon Kinney Hanson, author of “The Life of Helen Stephens: The Fulton Flash,” walked into the William Woods University’s library auditorium Thursday night hoping to inspire the students and community members with the story of the two-time Olympic gold winner.

Fulton PD arrest man for marijuana, cocaine; held for failure to pay child support

A call about harassment led to an arrest and drug charges for a Fulton man wanted for failing to pay child support.

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Revolutionary War veteran Pvt. Samuel W. Rhodes to be honored with memorial marker

The Christopher Casey Chapter of the Missouri Society, Sons of the American Revolutionary War will honor Revolutionary War veteran Pvt. Samuel W. Rhodes with a ceremony 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

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New Bloomfield Middle, High School sees increases in MAP scores

Principal: Middle and High School to focus on reading this school year

For all grade levels and subjects except one, New Bloomfield Middle School and High School saw increases in the percent of students scoring proficient or better on the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests from 2013-14. Read more about the school's test results.

North Callaway schools to host bond issue meetings

The Keep Improving District Schools (K.I.D.S.) Committee and the North Callaway School Board will host a series of informational meetings about the district’s proposed $6 million bond initiative to appear before voters on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Annual asphalt overlay project underway

The city of Fulton’s asphalt overlay project is currently underway and will wrap up at the end of October, according to City Administrator Bill Johnson.

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New Bloomfield School District sees mostly increases in MAP scores

District-wide, the percent of students who scored proficient or better on the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests mostly increased from 2013-14.

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Walmart gives back to Bartley teachers for giving in the classroom

In recognition of the fact that teachers give so much to their students, Fulton Walmart associates selected the staff of Bartley Elementary School as recipients of this year’s Teacher Rewards program.

Rulo, O’Neal develop friendship as Bulldogs, T-Birds renew rivalry

When Kevin O’Neal expressed interest in replacing longtime head football coach Mike Emmons at North Callaway, he sought the counsel of South Callaway head coach Tim Rulo.

Fulton football looks to upend state-ranked Hannibal

“Why not us?” For this week, it’s the rallying cry of the Fulton Hornets with the state-ranked Hannibal Pirates coming to town.

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Goal Lines, your Mid-Missouri football guide

2014 Week 6 Previews

This week's issue of Goal Lines features football previews for Jefferson City, Helias, Blair Oaks, California, Fulton, South Callaway, North Callaway, Camdenton, Eldon, School of the Osage and Versailles.

Lady Blue Jays bow to Lady Bears in four sets

The Lady Blue Jays’ six-match winning streak was snapped in a 25-20, 25-23, 20-25 and 25-16 loss to the Lady Bears on Wednesday night.

Ladybirds fall in straight sets to EMO foe Bowling Green

Junior middle hitter Bethany Bloss put away 10 kills in the Ladybirds’ 25-19, 25-17 Eastern Missouri Conference loss to the Lady Bobcats on Thursday night.

Lady Bulldogs topple Lady Wildcats in SMC clash

Senior first baseman Kaitlyn Loucks and junior third baseman Ashley Miller each went 1-for-3 with an RBI in the Lady Bulldogs’ 4-0 Show-Me Conference shutout of the Lady Wildcats on Thursday night.

Ausfahl, Ladybirds blank Silex for EMO win

Junior starter Madison Ausfahl threw a two-hitter and also smacked a two-run home run to help trigger the Ladybirds’ 7-0 EMO triumph over the Lady Owls on Thursday night.

Baysinger, Lady Hornets rally past Hannibal in NCMC win

Senior starter Brooke Baysinger struck out five in a complete-game effort as the Fulton Lady Hornets edged Hannibal 4-3 in North Central Missouri Conference play on Thursday night at the high school athletic complex.

United Way to kick off fundraising with radiothon Friday

The Callaway County United Way will host its 15th annual Radiothon and Campaign Kickoff Friday.

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