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Loved ones, admirers tribute ‘Super’ Sam Santhuff

Childhood cancer battles continues through Super Sam Foundation

The balloon release at “Super” Sam Santhuff’s funeral on Wednesday at Memorial Gardens was a tribute to Sam and awareness event for childhood cancer as hundreds of yellow balloons floated into the clouds. September is childhood cancer awareness month.

T-Birds eighth-grade football team suffers first loss

HALLSVILLE — Jordan Delashmatt rushed for 120 yards and two touchdowns as the North Callaway Thunderbirds eighth-grade football team suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday night to Hallsville 30-28.

Lady Bulldogs shut out by Eugene in SMC loss

MOKANE — The South Callaway Lady Bulldogs softball team managed just three hits in being shut out by the Eugene Lady Eagles in Tuesday night’s 5-0 Show-Me Conference loss.

Lady Wildcats golf team finishes first at Eugene Tournament

EUGENE — Senior Brooke Kelley medalled with a third-place 89 total as the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats golf team won the Eugene Tournament with a 402 score on Wednesday at Redfield Golf Course.

Grant Gaines, Hornets cross country team take first at Boonville

BOONVILLE — Paced by individual winner Grant Gaines, the Fulton Hornets cross country team took first place in a five-team field at the Boonville Invitational on Tuesday.

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Two fires under investigation in Holts Summit

Causes for two overnight fires in Holts Summit are under investigation.

Auxvasse passes bill to authorize water project bonds

The city is one step closer to getting started with its water improvement project after the board of alderman passed an ordinance authorizing issuance of bonds to pay for the planned upgrades during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

Westminster College recognized as military friendly school

Westminster College was named to the top 15 percent of college, universities and trade schools who work to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and their spouses as students.

Holts Summit discusses city’s sewer billing policy

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen discussed potential amendments to the city’s sewer billing policy at the board’s Monday night work session.

McIntire sees ‘bright spots’ in MAP data despite overall drop in scores

Despite a drop in performance, McIntire Elementary School Principal Beth Houf said there were a number of bright spots to be gleaned from the school’s annual performance data.

Portion of U.S. 54 named in honor of Holts Summit Police Sgt. Bryan Holohan

A portion of U.S. 54 in Callaway County was named in honor of Holts Summit Police Sgt. Bryan Holohan this week.

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City council approves bid, alternates for new warehouse

Fulton's warehouse garage — with missing ceiling tiles, brown spots from water damage and crumbling brick walls — show the building's decrepit state. But, a new warehouse is on the way as the Fulton City Council approved a base bid and four alternates for the more than $7 million project at its meeting Tuesday night.

Westminster edged out by Simpson

The Blue Jays’ lone score came on own goal as they suffered their third straight loss in Tuesday’s 2-1 setback to the Storm.

North Callaway tumbles agains EMO foe Wright City

The Ladybirds fell to 2-7 on the season and 0-3 in the Eastern Missouri Conference after Tuesday night’s 25-12 and 25-23 loss to the Lady Wildcats.

New Bloomfield stomps Sturgeon

Sophomore starter Madison Love threw a four-hitter and senior Mykaela Bonnett drove in three runs in the Lady Wildcats’ 10-1 non-conference rout of the Lady Bulldogs on Monday night.

Fulton slips late in NCMC loss to Kirksville

The Lady Tigers broke open a close game with five runs over the final three innings in Tuesday night’s 7-3 NCMC triumph over the Lady Hornets at the high school athletic complex.

Ausfahl, Ladybirds stay perfect in EMO, pound Community

Junior starter Madison Ausfahl tossed a one-hitter and struck out eight as the North Callaway Ladybirds stayed unbeaten in the Eastern Missouri Conference by overpowering Community R-6 15-0 on Tuesday night.

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Two WWU horses retire to New Mexico, help veterans

Two thoroughbred horses from William Woods University moved to New Mexico to help war veterans. The horses — Glory Road (JJ), 15, and Rampart, 18 — will work with the therapeutic program Healing America’s Heroes (HAH), a nonprofit organization.

Holts Summit reviews options to solve city’s trash issues

Mayor: ‘We’re going to need to make a decision’

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen discussed four potential solutions to the city’s litter and illegal dumping problem at its Sept. 22 work session. The mayor said the board is going to need to make a decision soon.

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William Woods University holds horse clinic

Jumping for success

William Woods University Hunter/Jumper Show Team’s clinic was Sept. 20-21. Click for photos from Sunday's high jump exercises.

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