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Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center begins lifting lockdown

The institution went on lockdown Friday after an offender assaulted two correctional officers

Two officers "sustained minor to moderate injuries" after an assault Friday evening. Both officers are now in good condition and the incident in under investigation.

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Relaxed riding

William Woods University hosts dressage show in stress-free environment

William Woods University hosted its annual Completely Relaxed Spring Schooling Dressage Show on Saturday. The event draws participation from William Woods students, graduates and dressage enthusiasts from outside Callaway County lines.

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Civil War reenactors share history knowledge

Confederate and Union reenactors and historians gave library patrons a blast from the past on Saturday.

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Aaron’s employee seeks donations for family displaced after Williamsburg home fire

A local woman is hosting a donation drive for a Williamsburg family that recently lost its home and belongings in a fire on Tuesday.

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Fulton schools celebrate scholars

Fulton High School continued a 30-year tradition as it celebrated Academic Week this week. Academic Week was started in March 1986 by former principal Joe Aull, former superintendent Dennis Lea and the school board as a way to recognize and reward students who achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher for three semesters or longer.

Owls open AMC play with doubleheader sweep of Freed-Hardeman

The William Woods Owls pitching staff turned in a pair of strong outings to open their slate of American Midwest Conference games.

Haley leaves behind rich baseball legacy

Former New Bloomfield coach led Wildcats to six state titles, died March 6

With Rod Haley involved, Tony Phillips never had any doubt.

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Callaway County Clerk requests new voting machines

The Callaway County Commission and County Clerk Denise Hubbard met with sales associates from Springfield-based Elkins-Swyers Company to learn about options for new voting machines.

Westminster College suspends fraternity indefinitely

Westminster College President Barney Forsythe announced Wednesday the joint decision between the college and the Sigma Chi International Headquarters (SCIH) to indefinitely suspend the Delta Tau chapter of Sigma Chi after new evidence surfaced of offensive comments posted on a private Sigma Chi Facebook page.

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Fulton State Hospital discusses health disparities in LGBT community

Shelly Farnan and Joshua Castillo decided to do something to help educate the health care community the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) issues a little more than two years ago. Both were the speakers for the Fulton State Hospital’s Cultural Competence Committee Community Conversation Tuesday and Wednesday. Read about what they had to say.

Fulton Middle School to switch up science curriculum

Parents express concerns over communication, district involvement

Since the start of the school year, Fulton School Board meetings have featured ongoing progress reports from the Fulton Middle School Improvement Team.

Williamsburg man arrested in Boone County vehicle pursuit

A Williamsburg man was arrested in Boone County Wednesday night after being involved in a vehicular chase with law enforcement there.

Top-ranked Owls golf team comes in second at NAIA Contender

IRVING, Texas — The No. 1 William Woods University men's golf team amassed a 17-over par 585 team total (304-281) in taking second place at the NAIA Contender at the TPC on Tuesday.

Lady Owls set to meet Bethel in first round of NAIA tourney

The William Woods University Lady Owls basketball team will face fifth-ranked Bethel (Tennessee) University next week in the first round of the 35th-annual NAIA Division I women’s national tournament.

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Westminster College, Sigma Chi International Chapter extend Delta Tau chapter suspension indefinitely

Westminster College President Barney Forsythe announced earlier today that the college and the Sigma Chi International Fraternity both have extended its Delta Tau chapter suspension indefinitely after more information recently surfaced.

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Family suffers loss of home, pets in Williamsburg fire

Williamsburg — A family was displaced from their home Tuesday after a late morning fire engulfed their residence at 5521 State Road D.

WWU's French earns second all-AMC second-team nod

Lady Owls senior guard Blake French picked up a second consecutive all-American Midwest Conference second-team selection on Monday.

No. 19 William Woods takes two from Culver-Stockton

The 19th-ranked Lady Owls have now won four of their last five games after sweeping the Lady Wildcats in a doubleheader on Tuesday at Backer Sports Complex.

No. 25 Owls topple Culver-Stockton in home opener

The No. 25 William Woods Owls opened their home schedule in style by continuing their recent surge. The Owls registered their seventh straight win by disposing of the Culver-Stockton Wildcats 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon at Backer Sports Complex.

Fulton City Council gives first reading to city warehouse loan agreement

Mayor LeRoy Benton proposes sidewalk improvement funding, council approves suggestion

The Fulton City Council read for the first time an ordinance which would authorize the $4 million lease-purchase agreement between the city and three area banks — The Callaway Bank, Central Bank and Bank Star One — to fund the city’s new warehouse facility.

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