Latest stories


Blue Jays drop eighth straight SLIAC contest

ST. LOUIS — The Westminster College Blue Jays’ season-long losing skid reached eight games after a 67-60 SLIAC setback to the Fontbonne University Griffins on Wednesday night.

Tease photo

Auto dealers sue Revenue department over Tesla 'dealer' license

Osage Industries of Linn and 380 Missouri auto dealers sue over Revenue department's granting dealer license to electric car maker.

Tease photo

International speaker coming to William Woods

Daughter of social rights activist Desmond Tutu to talk of life in apartheid South Africa

In its week-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, William Woods University will host the daughter of South African social rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu at 6 p.m. today in Cutlip Auditorium.

New Bloomfield to vote on possible change in municipal elections

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen recently voted to put a ballot issue on the April 7 ballot, which, if approved, would allow the city to forego an election if the candidates who file are running unopposed.

New Bloomfield holds financial aid night for seniors

New Bloomfield High School will hold a financial aid night at 6 tonight in the high school library. A representative from William Woods University’s admissions department will give a presentation and answer questions regarding financial aid and the government’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process.

William Woods ranked in preseason NAIA softball poll

The William Woods University Lady Owls came in at No. 19 in the 2015 NAIA softball coaches’ preseason Top 25 poll released Tuesday.

Lady Blue Jays regroup with SLIAC win over Fontbonne

ST. LOUIS — Junior guard Kasey Gatson delivered a team-high 20 points and the Westminster College Lady Blue Jays got back on track with Wednesday night’s 78-68 SLIAC victory over the Fontbonne University Lady Griffins.

Mitchell's timely 3s steer Hornets to 52-51 overtime win over Battle

It didn’t matter that Kalin Mitchell missed his first 11 shots.

New Bloomfield to vote on possible change in municipal elections

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen recently voted to put a ballot issue on the April 7 ballot, which, if approved, would allow the city to forego an election if the candidates who file are running unopposed.

Tease photo

Art House holds Painting with Sharpies youth class

Art House held a Painting with Sharpies class Sunday. Participants decorated ceramic tiles using Sharpies, then placed rubbing alcohol on top of their designs to blend the colors together. Click to see photos.

Ambulance board considers solution to pursuing bad debt

The Callaway County Ambulance District, like many similar medical service providers, sometimes has issues collecting payment for those services.

Explosive device found in Millersburg roadway over weekend

Law enforcement: Not related to incident in Holts Summit Jan. 10

Officials say a pair of explosive devices found in a roadway near Millersburg Sunday do not appear to be connected to a bomb found in a mailbox in Holts Summit on Jan. 10.

T-Birds roll past MMA for 50-29 win

The North Callaway Thunderbirds used a frantic final three quarters to snap their losing skid. The T-Birds outscored the Missouri Military Academy Colonels 36-16 after the first quarter, rolling to a 50-29 non-conference triumph on Tuesday night.

New Bloomfield girls' streak stopped by state-ranked Fatima

The Lady Wildcats’ 11-game winning streak came to a screeching halt thanks to a 60-37 Show-Me Conference loss to the state-ranked Lady Comets on Tuesday night.

South Callaway girls bow to Iberia

The Lady Bulldogs couldn’t fight out of a 19-8 first quarter hole in bowing to the Rangers in non-conference action 48-41 on Monday night.

Tease photo

Ameren Missouri awards Capital Region Medical Center $417,000

The utility company’s program gives money as an incentive for energy efficiency improvements

Ameren Missouri’s ActOnEnergy BizSavers program awarded Capital Region Medical Center an incentive of more than $417,000. Capital Region earned the incentive after making “extensive energy-efficient improvements to the organization’s buildings,” according to a press release.

Lady Hornets collapse in fourth quarter, fall to Eldon

Fulton's Totta surpasses 1,000-point career milestone

The Fulton Lady Hornets’ recent pattern of flat second-half efforts materialized this time with a futile final 8 minutes. Fulton was outscored 31-14 by Eldon in the fourth quarter Monday night as the Lady Hornets bowed to the Lady Mustangs 85-68 at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.

New Bloomfield girls clip Linn for 11th straight win

Senior forward Taylor Howard supplied a game-high 18 points to help fuel the Lady Wildcats’ 61-20 Show-Me Conference romp Monday night.

Unbeaten South Callaway claims own title for first time since 2002

The South Callaway Bulldogs didn’t have to depend on luck to end a 13-year drought. Top-seeded South Callaway took command by outscoring No. 3 Harrisburg 39-29 in the second half as the Bulldogs locked up the title of their own South Callaway Invitational Tournament with a 70-59 win Saturday night.

New Bloomfield survives to outlast North Callaway for championship

With its once-comfortable lead shrinking, the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats had to endure some high anxiety. No. 2 seed New Bloomfield owned a 15-point advantage to open the fourth quarter, but the Lady Wildcats were outscored by the No. 4 North Callaway Ladybirds 17-4 over the last 8 minutes before hanging on for a narrow 48-46 win in the championship of the South Callaway Invitational Tournament on Saturday night.

Archive by year

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015