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Construction at William Woods University is almost there

Four new sorority houses will be ready for new students at the beginning of the fall semester at William Woods University.

Callaway County Senior Center Council elected new members

Judy Baumgartner, who has served as Callaway County's representative for the Missouri Silver Haired Legislature for four years has been re-elected for another two years. Members were also elected for the Callaway County Senior Center Council.

Fulton Senior Center Tai Chi

Community members joined together Monday for Judy Baumgartner's Tai Chi class at the Senior Center.

BRIEF: New Bloomfield man arrested on sexual abuse charges

New Bloomfield man Robert Joseph Pope, 31, was arrested June 4 for various sexual abuse charges involving two children.

Mokane woman sentenced in fatal car crash case

A Mokane woman will spend 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges she faced in connection with an August 2014 fatal car crash in Callaway County.

Judge’s order puts Kingdom City hog farm decision on pause

An attorney for Friends of Responsible Agriculture — a local group opposing a 10,000-hog operation in Kingdom City — is hoping a court order filed last week will reveal information he believes was unlawfully held from him and his clients.

Tabeltop exercise prepares COAD members for disaster

COAD held tabletop exercise Thursday for disaster preparedness.

Missouri Association of Student Councils hosts annual duck race

The Missouri Association of Student Councils hosted its annual "Duck for a Buck" race, Wednesday. Money raised from the duck race is donated to the Special Olympics.

Fulton woman charged with stabbing in Versailles

A Fulton woman has been charged in connection with a stabbing earlier this month in Versailles.

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Fulton middle and high schools to go one-to-one with Chromebooks

Chromebooks will be in the hands of each Fulton middle and high school student — at school and home — during the upcoming school year.

South Callaway School Board approves next school year’s budget

Board to hear proposal for after school program next month

he South Callaway R-II School Board approved the district’s 2015-16 budget at its regular meeting Wednesday night. Read more about the approved budget and about the board's discussion of a potential after school program in the district.

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.

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