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Lady Hornets top Lady Pintos in California Tournament opener

The Fulton Lady Hornets will get an opportunity to avenge their only two losses of the season. The Lady Hornets — seeded fourth in the 91st-annual California Tournament — dispatched the No. 5 California Lady Pintos 62-56 in first-round play on Monday.

Brinker, North Callaway win South Callaway opener

Senior guard Elaine Brinker led all scorers with 22 points in the fourth-seeded Ladybird’s 49-39 first-round triumph over the No. 5 Shamrocks at the South Callaway Tournament on Monday night at the middle school.

New Bloomfield girls reach South Callaway semifinals

Senior forward Taylor Howard scored a career-high 19 points in second-seeded New Bloomfield’s 54-29 first-round win over No. 7 Montgomery County in the South Callaway Tournament on Monday night at the high school.

Brinker, North Callaway girls topple rival South Callaway

A dominant second-quarter showing pushed the Ladybirds to a decisive 51-32 victory over the rival Lady Bulldogs on Saturday.

Lady Blue Jays blast SLIAC foe Eureka for fourth straight win

Productive efforts from their entire starting five helped the Westminster College Lady Blue Jays continue their recent run of success.

William Woods women notch AMC win at Park

Four Lady Owls scored in double figures as they outlasted the Lady Pirates 61-56 in American Midwest Conference play on Saturday.

Westminster men can't complete comeback against Eureka

The Blue Jays erased a 16-point halftime deficit, but fell in the final seconds to the Red Devils 68-65 in SLIAC action on Saturday at Westminster Gymnasium.

William Woods men fall late to Park

Owls sophomore guard Ryan Hill’s 22 points couldn’t lift them in a 66-65 AMC loss to the Pirates on Saturday afternoon.

Lady Hornets weather another third-quarter bump

Fulton forges big first-half lead, resists rival Mexico in 62-47 win

The Fulton Lady Hornets dazzled and frazzled, but still emerged with a double-digit victory over a conference rival.

Mexico brings more misery for Hornets

Fulton suffers third straight loss, 10th in a row to rival Bulldogs

A pair of streaks the Fulton Hornets wish would end will continue courtesy of the rival Mexico Bulldogs.

Miles scores 23, helps Bulldogs stay unbeaten

HERMANN — Senior guard Terry Miles responded with a game-high 23 points to help carry the unbeaten South Callaway Bulldogs to a pivotal 65-51 road victory over the Hermann Bearcats on Friday night.

Nichols' 3 at buzzer sends Wildcats past Centralia

CENTRALIA — Junior guard Grant Nichols buried a 3-pointer as time expired, punctuating the New Bloomfield Wildcats’ comeback from a 22-point first-half deficit in Friday night’s dramatic 62-59 win over the Centralia Panthers.

Five players hit double figures in T-Birds' triumph

MONTGOMERY CITY — The North Callaway Thunderbirds featured five players in double figures as they turned back the Montgomery County Wildcats 64-51 in an Eastern Missouri Conference matchup Friday night.

Lady Bulldogs rip Russellville, win fifth straight

RUSSELLVILLE — Three players scored in double figures and the South Callaway Lady Bulldogs moved their winning streak to five games with Thursday night’s 58-32 Show-Me Conference rout of the Russellville Lady Indians.

Missouri Department of Transportation awards funding to Holts Summit, two other cities

Award recipients for TAP and TEAP programs announced

The Missouri Department of Transportation awarded the Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) and the Transportation Engineering Assistance Program (TEAP) award to three cities — including Holts Summit, according to a press release.

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The taste of sweet success

Local woman shares passion for baking, cooking with business

Life is sweet for Cherie Rutter. The owner of Cherie’s Cake Boutique and Tea Room in Millersburg has lived much of her life in the kitchen, experimenting with this or that. In her preteen years she started baking cookies and pies, and she has fond memories of her father baking birthday cakes.

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Holts Summit Police investigates case involving explosive device

HOLTS SUMMIT — Holts Summit police launched an investigation Saturday after an explosive device was discovered inside a mailbox that morning. An elderly woman called Callaway Joint Communications around 10 a.m. after finding the device inside her mailbox located in the 200 block of Venus Street in Holts Summit, according to Sgt. Marc Haycook with the Holts Summit Police Department.

Missouri I-70 speed limit drops to 60 mph in Columbia

The speed limit on portions of Interstate I-70 in Columbia is dropping to 60 mph.

Settlement offered for red-light camera tickets in Missouri

Nearly 900,000 people who paid fines for red-light camera tickets in Missouri can apply for partial refunds under a proposed settlement of a class action lawsuit.

North Callaway bonds available to local investors

Local backers now have the opportunity to invest in the North Callaway R-I Schools. According to a press release, the district’s board of education has instructed its municipal bond underwriter, L.J. Hart and Company of St. Louis, to make the $6 million general obligation bond issue available to local individual and institutional investors.

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