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Wildcats' offense stalls in Class 2 title loss to Valle Catholic

New Bloomfield manages only three hits as Warriors win consecutive championships

O’FALLON — Grant Nichols was dealing with a mixed bag of emotions.

Class 2 state title game encounters another delay

The start time for today's Class 2 state baseball championship between New Bloomfield (17-9) and Valle Catholic (29-5) has been pushed back again due to ongoing rain in the St. Louis area. First pitch is now scheduled for 6 p.m. at T.R. Hughes Ballpark in O'Fallon.

Wildcats, Valle Catholic Class 2 title game delayed

The New Bloomfield Wildcats and the Valle Catholic Warriors will have to wait a little longer to clash for the Class 2 state baseball championship. The title game — with first pitch scheduled for 1:30 this afternoon — has been pushed back to 4 p.m. due to excessive rainfall and thunderstorms in the St. Louis area.

Agricultural land value increases 5 percent after assessment

Agricultural land parcels have been reassessed with an approximate five percent increase in land value. Agricultural land parcels are valued based on an eight-grade scale, which values the land based on soil quality and productivity.

Wildcats punish Norwood, eye eighth title

New Bloomfield will face Valle Catholic for Class 2 championship this afternoon

O’FALLON — New Bloomfield Wildcats head coach Justin Forsythe didn’t panic as his team faced its first deficit of the state playoffs.

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‘Super Chicken’ encourages literacy

The Callaway County Public Library held its first superhero event, Wednesday. Click to see photos and to learn more about the summer reading program.

Callaway Christian Church hosts disaster relief workshop

The Governor's Faith-Based and Community Service Partnership for Disaster Recovery put on a disaster relief workshop to help local faith-based organization members prepare to provide aid following the events of a disaster. Four more workshops are schedules through the end of June.

Wildcats' turnaround took 'time'

Pulling itself out of 0-6 hole, New Bloomfield has won 16 of its last 19

With the slip of his tongue, Brady Wiler coined a motto for the New Bloomfield Wildcats baseball team.

Wildcats looking to pad title record

New Bloomfield covets eighth championship

Now that he’s fully immersed in it, Justin Forsythe understands the firm roots of New Bloomfield’s storied baseball heritage.

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Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce members vote in favor of economic merger

Members of the Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce voted Tuesday night for the organization to move forward with an economic merger, which could potentially bring together the chamber, the Fulton Area Development Corporation and the Show-Me Innovation Center.

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Art House reception showcases Callaway Plein Air artwork

Art House hosted its “Wet Paint Reception,” which marked the conclusion of this year’s Callaway Plein Air event, on Sunday, May 31. Click for photos and for information on artist awards given out that night.

Federal firearms investigation leaves Callaway County

Authorities conducted federal firearms search in Millersburg last month, investigation is ongoing

A federal firearms investigation, which led to the search of a Millersburg home last month, has moved out of the mid-Missouri region. The investigation is still ongoing.

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Fulton couple to showcase solar panels at their historic home

Solar panel installer to answer questions at open house later this month

Larry Jones and his wife, Judy Fiocco, installed solar panels at their Fulton home this spring. They are opening their home to anyone interested in investing in solar power or simply to learning more.

Traffic stop turns into drug arrest of Fulton man

Clayton Key Craddock of Fulton was arrested Friday after failing to stop at a stop sign on Nichols Street near Fifth Street at 10:30 p.m., according to a Fulton Police Department press release.

Fulton man receives probation in case involving assault of minor

Scott A. Armstrong — who was in Callaway County Court last month for third-degree misdemeanor assault involving a minor — received Suspended Imposition of Sentence (SIS) Monday and was placed on probation for the charge.

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Community support ‘a great distraction’ for Holts Summit girl after accident

4-year-old girl adjusts at home after riding lawn mower accident, family appreciative of others’ support

After about a week at home, Faith Rowell will return to the hospital Monday for a fourth surgery. She ran outside at a family member’s home on May 12 and was accidentally run over by a riding lawn mower. Her father described the significant amount of support Faith has received from the community, family, friends and strangers as a much needed distraction for their family.

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Artists capture Fulton's Brick District on canvas at Callaway Plein Air event

Fifty artists participated in this year's Callaway Plein Air event — hosted by Art House in Fulton. For the event, artists crated images that represented various areas of the county. Read more about the artists' experiences and see photos of them in action.

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Simulcast system expected to be complete in August

Callaway County can expect its new simulcast system for its fire departments sometime in August. The new simulcast system will improve communication between the fire departments and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) dispatch.

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Six-month process moves city, fire union closer to contract agreement

Fulton fire union members have called an outdated pay scale the catalyst to six months of contract negotiations between the city of Fulton and the Fulton Professional Firefighters Union.

T-Birds' Coleman bolts to third-place finish in 300 hurdles

Hornets' Christensen takes seventh place in high jump

After a less than auspicious start, North Callaway senior Steven Coleman closed out the Class 3 track and field championships by setting new standards for both himself and the Thunderbirds.

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