Callaway’s state representative says she’s campaining for state senate seat
State Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, officially announced Thursday her intentions to run for Missouri State Senate District 10.
Robert Barnett, veterinarian at self-owned Callaway County Veterinary Clinic for large animals, will be in court on Nov. 26 facing his fourth DWI charge along with the charge of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri will be collecting food and money for a local food pantry in Callaway County.
Westminster College played host to the Missouri Western Court of Appeals on Thursday as it heard three cases. Riley & Dunlap, a Fulton-based law firm, represented the MacVitties of Callaway County in one of those cases.
Retires with 157-94 record in 24 years at North Callaway
Mike Emmons made a pledge of stability and fulfilled it. When Emmons arrived at North Callaway as a 25-year-old assistant in 1988 under new head football coach Craig Fasel, the pair were promptly made aware that the Thunderbirds were starting their fourth straight season under a different coach. “Craig and I vowed that we weren’t going to be that type,” Emmons said Thursday afternoon in his office. “We were going to be here and make a commitment to the team, and I honored it.”
KINGDOM CITY — Mike Emmons announced in an email late this morning that he is retiring as head football coach at North Callaway. Emmons said in the email he will continue to teach at North Callaway and will add a few more administrative responsibilities, but that he decided to give up his coaching duties to spend more time with his family.
Would potentially keep costs lower, level for rate payers
The city of Fulton is seeking to buy 40 percent of its natural gas up to a decade in advance to keep rate prices level.
The South Callaway School Board heard testimony from the district’s principals (early education through high school) on ways to improve attendance overall in the district at its Wednesday meeting. The district did not meet MSIP5 attendance standards last year.
Board gets tour of new lab, district to host open house
In a recently remodeled classroom at Fulton High School Wednesday night, a group of fascinated adults gathered around a work bench, oohing and aahing over a small machine as it slowly, but surely worked at printing a 3-D model.
The Fulton Middle School student council sponsored an event Wednesday called “Pump Up the Purple” to raise awareness about cystic fibrosis (CF), a condition in which thick mucus clogs lungs. The inspiration for the event was 1-year-old Lizzy Metz, the niece of the student council’s sponsor and special education teacher Janet Trowbridge.
William Woods University senior guard Andraquay Quinnine put up a game-high 16 points as the No. 19 Lady Owls demolished Haskell Indian Nations (Kan.) University 70-39 on Wednesday night at Anderson Arena.
The Fulton City Council agreed to shoulder fees for the city’s employees if they make good on their annual checkups, but passed on any increases in dependent coverage at the Tuesday council meeting.
Merit McLeod, Fulton firefighter, looks on at a simulated fire at Westminster College on Tuesday.
Holiday Open House to kick off the season
Downtown Fulton is going to look a lot like Christmas Friday night for the annual Holiday Open House.
The Holt Summit Board of Aldermen is assessing how it would like to move forward with sewage treatment. The city has two options: connect its sewer treatment with Jefferson City’s or build a new treatment facility in Holts Summit.
New Bloomfield senior shortstop Bethany Craighead was named second-team all-region while first baseman Abby Haas and freshman pitcher Madison Love both were honorable mentions.
South Callaway native guest speaker at VFW, American Legion event
City, county and state officials were among the crowd of more than 140 packed into the Fulton VFW Monday evening, but the real guest of honor was an Air Force colonel.
A group formed to promote tourism to Fulton and Callaway County might soon need to turn its focus to building repair.
The Westminster Blue Jays will face the Carleton College Knights in the first round of the NCAA Division III men’s soccer tournament as was announced on Monday. The Blue Jays — one of 61 teams in the field — will play on Nov. 15 at the Gustavus Soccer and Track Complex in Saint Peter, Minn
The Blair Oaks Falcons, aided by a wicked wind, extinguished the South Callaway Bulldogs' hopes again of making it to the Class 2 quarterfinals for the first time. Blair Oaks benefitted from South Callaway's punting hardships while kicking into the wind in the third quarter, and the Falcons scored 10 points during that span to knock off the Bulldogs 17-7 in the District 6 championship Monday night.