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Fulton ranch owners opening petting zoo across from home

Kaitlyn and Jeffrey Giboney decided to open a petting zoo across the road from their Miller Creek Ranch home.

New Bloomfield man faces 18 years for child sex crimes

A New Bloomfield will spend 18 years behind bars for multiple child sex crimes.

NC students find science of ‘stink’ smelling good and paying off

Nikkya Sapp and Allison Blansett had a difficult time convincing their peers to take a whiff of their science experiment.

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MoDOT tabs New Hampshire man for director's job

Patrick McKenna will start Dec. 7.

Nixon to appoint his policy director to circuit judge seat

Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon plans to appoint his policy director to serve as a circuit court judge in central Missouri.

Lady Blue Jays volleyball team sweeps MacMurray in regular-season finale

The host Westminster College Lady Blue Jays volleyball team stopped a four-match losing streak with a 25-12, 25-14 and 26-24 SLIAC triumph over the MacMurray (Ill.) College Lady Highlanders in Tuesday night’s regular-season finale.

Owls basketball team drops opener to Tabor

The William Woods University Owls were outscored by the Tabor (Kan.) College Blue Jays — ranked No. 20 in NAIA Division II — 44-30 in the second half of Tuesday night’s 81-70 season-opening loss at Anderson Arena.

Blue Jays flatten Fontbonne in SLIAC soccer semifinals

No. 1 seed Westminster will host No. 3 Webster for tournament title Friday night

The Westminster College Blue Jays soccer team put on another dominating display to move closer to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament championship.

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 5-7, 2015

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 5, and Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015.

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First Place Regional Winners

FHS Constitutional Project team advances to state.

Callaway County United Way set for 71K donation from Ameren

Callaway County’s chapter will receive more than $71,600 from Ameren employee pledges.

Holts Summit, New Bloomfield fire crews contain residential structure fire

When fire crews arrived to the single-family home in the 11000 block of Morfin Drive shortly after 1 p.m., they saw smoke and flames coming from the eaves of the residence.

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Fender Breaker

A brown Mercury Marquis veers off the road near the corner of West Avenue and 10th Street Tuesday.

Hog farm hearing scheduled

A hearing is scheduled for the groups involved with the proposed 10,000 hog Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Kingdom City.

Farm-to-Table luncheon to benefit local soup kitchen

The Fulton Soup Kitchen has long been a gatekeeper against hunger for Callaway County families, and on Nov. 8, locals can come together to support their work.

Hornets send three runners to state cross country meet

WARRENTON - The Fulton Hornets cross country team is sending a trio to the state meet.

North Callaway’s Schmauch makes state cross country championships

BOWLING GREEN - Sophomore Reyna Schmauch will compete at the state meet for the North Callaway Ladybirds cross country team after taking second at the Class 2, District 3 championships Saturday.

Schattgen, New Bloomfield boys advance to state cross country meet

Lady Wildcats also send three runners

BOWLING GREEN - Senior Charlie Schattgen secured the individual title and the New Bloomfield Wildcats cross country team qualified for state as a team with their second-place finish at the Class 1, District 2 championships Saturday.

South Callaway’s Mann to run at state cross country championships

WESTPHALIA - Sophomore Adrian Mann advanced to the state championships for the Lady Bulldogs by finishing fifth in 22 minutes, 8.92 seconds at the Class 2, District 4 meet Saturday.

Men disappear after police stop in Holts Summit, still at large

Two individuals remain on the loose after what appeared to be a routine traffic stop Saturday night.

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