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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.

Westminster men's tennis team falls at Hendrix

Sophomore Scott Strough (Fulton High) prevailed in the No. 6 singles matchup of the Blue Jays' 6-3 loss to the Warriors on Saturday.

Westminster softball team drops home tilt to Briar Cliff

The Lady Blue Jays were outhit 15-9 in a 9-5 loss to the Lady Chargers on Sunday at Backer Sports Complex.

No. 19 Lady Owls bow to Briar Cliff

The No. 19 Lady Owls yielded six unanswered runs in bowing to the Lady Chargers 7-1 on Sunday at Backer Sports Complex.

Kremer's sacrifice fly lifts No. 25 William Woods baseball team past Baker

Senior designated hitter Dustin Kremer’s sacrifice fly pushed home the decisive run in the Owls’ 8-7 win over the Wildcats on Saturday.

Westminster baseball team drops series-finale to Nebraska Wesleyan

The Blue Jays surrendered five runs in the top of the ninth inning of an 11-8 loss to the Prairie Wolves on Monday at Hickman High School.

WWU quartet compete at NAIA Indoor Championships

Madeline Emme, Lee Anna Sanders, Nick Zink and Adam Smith represented William Woods at the NAIA Indoor National Championships over the weekend.

Lady Owls' late drought downs them in AMC semifinal loss to Lyon

The William Woods Lady Owls’ offensive futility in the second half resulted an earlier-than-desired exit from the American Midwest Conference tournament.

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Westminster College fraternity has its activities suspended

Sigma Chi International finds violations, including hazing, on Fulton college campus

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity has suspended activities at its Delta Tau chapter at Westminster College for the rest of the spring semester.

1 dead, 1 arrested after Miller County crash

One Iberia man died and another Iberia man was arrested following a two vehicle accident in Miller County, Monday afternoon.

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New endowment creates Professorship of Churchill Studies

Westminster College, National Churchill Museum announce significant donation after Kemper Lecture

Westminster College and the National Churchill museum received a significant donation, which the institutions are hoping will help the museum better achieve its goals. Monroe E. Trout and his wife Sandra from Appleton, Wisconsin created a professorship of Churchill studies.

Holts Summit to start paying for recycling pickup

City administrator, board of aldermen discuss adding farmers market

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen voted to enter into an agreement with Kingdom Projects, Inc. for recycling collection services, agreeing to pay $70 per pick up at its regular meeting Monday night. In other news, the Holts Summit Board of Aldermen and city administrator discussed the possibility of adding a farmers market to the city.

Callaway County Commission authorizes kitchen equipment purchase for county jail

As the Fulton State Hospital undergoes changes to its facilities, it will no longer provide meals to the jail. The hospital had historically served the same meals to inmates and its patients alike.

WWU president acknowledged as strong, female role model

Gutsy Gals Inspire Me has recognized William Woods University President Jahnae H. Barnett as a strong female role model. Barnett, who is in her 25th year as president, was recognized for her leadership.

FSH hosts annual Community Conversation, increases LGBTQ awareness

The speakers at the Fulton State Hospital’s Cultural Competence Committee third annual Community Conversation will be back again Tuesday and Wednesday for the fourth annual event, addressing issues and topics within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community.

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