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Horse lovers “saddle up” for William Woods summer riding program

Thirty-nine young horse enthusiasts saddled up new horses at William Woods University’s 23rd annual summer riding program July 5 – 10, the first of two instructional riding sessions the university is offering.

Callaway Youth Expo: Cattle cruising to win

The Callaway Youth Expo held several competitions for bovine enthusiasts.

Ordinance prepares New Bloomfield for Dollar General

The New Bloomfield Board of Alderman passed an ordinance to retain a portion of an existing sewer line at its regular meeting Thursday.

Annual Truck and Tractor Pull scheduled in Auxvasse

The Auxvasse Lions Club will host its 34th annual Truck and Tractor Pull Friday, July 17.

Callaway Youth Expo features kids

Kids presented their pigs and goats during the Callaway Youth Expo. Some who paraded their prize animals also competed against others in the Kids Pedal Tractor Pull.

Callaway Youth Expo crowns 4-H royalty

Royalty was crowned during the Callaway Youth Expo in Auxvasse Wednesday.

South Callaway School Board reviews iPad program

The South Callaway School Board discussed second year participation and costs for its iPad program at its regular meeting Wednesday.

First same-sex couple received marriage license, wed in Callaway

The first same-sex couple to apply for a marriage license in Callaway County will marry today.

Frogs and Hogs Festival leaps into action

The entertainment scheduled for this year’s Frogs and Hogs Festival should leave motorcycle enthusiasts happy as a pig in mud when the festival leaps into action July 17 at 5:00 p.m. at 300 Broad Street in Mokane.

North Callaway announces lunch policy

The North Callaway School District released its 2015-2016 free and reduced price lunch policy and student eligibility.

Two Fulton residents arrested following Tuesday drug raid

A drug raid in Fulton Tuesday morning resulted in the arrest of two Fulton residents.

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Pro Food Systems celebrates success, employees on National Fried Chicken Day

Monday came a little easier than others for employees at Pro Foods Systems in Holts Summit. Employees packed the company’s dining hall for lunch, starting at noon, for a free fried chicken meal on the national day honoring Pro Food Systems’ primary product.

Hillers Creek Bridge under construction

The Hillers Creek Bridge is under construction and is expected to be complete sometime in September.

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Independence Day parade honors Callaway veterans

Community members congregate on Court Street for the fourth annual Independence Day parade Saturday.

New era of veterans to be honored in July 4 Fulton parade

Fulton’s Independence Day Parade honored World War II veterans in the 2013 parade and last year, Korean War veterans were the parade’s grand marshals. This year, a new era of veterans will be commemorated.

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Callaway youth, volunteers prepare for third annual expo

Children, teenagers and adults were at work Thursday on the Auxvasse Lion’s Club grounds preparing for the upcoming Callaway County Youth Expo. For event organizer Tommy Lee, one of the expo’s biggest lessons begins with cleaning, maintenance and general set up before the event’s July 7 start date. That lesson, he said, is responsibility.

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State curbs boat speeds on high waters at Lake of the Ozarks

Temporary ban will stay in place as long as lake levels are way up

Lake of the Ozarks visitors also shouldn’t count on water skiing, or ride jet skis or do anything else that causes a wake — because the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Water Division has ordered a Lake-wide No Wake zone, thanks to the high water levels.

Giving the gift of life

First Presbyterian Church in Fulton hosts Red Cross blood drive

Local residents gave blood on Wednesday during four hour blood drive.

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Middle school teacher accepts new administrative role at FHS

Former sixth grade science and language arts teacher Kati Boland knows how to run a classroom — her 15 years of teaching experience at Fulton Middle School demonstrated that. Now she'll apply that experience to a new role in Fulton Public Schools.

Auxvasse woman dies after I-70 accident

Accident on I-70 leaves one woman dead, another injured

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