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Fulton School Board sets tax levy, reflects on summer school

The Fulton Public Schools Board of Education set the tax levy for 2014 (fiscal year 2015) at its meeting Wednesday night.

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Ameren still interested in nuclear

Past the razor wire and security checkpoints that guard Missouri’s first and only nuclear power plant, there’s an empty gravel lot where a second reactor was to have been built.

Holts Summit Alderman Jason Michael moves out of city limits, resigns

After serving on the Holts Summit Board of Alderman for six years, Alderman Jason Michael resigned from his seat as Alderman Ward I at the end of the board’s meeting on Monday night. Michael and his family moved outside of Holts Summit city limits, leading him to resign from his position, effective immediately.

New Bloomfield lowers property tax, sells 2 vacant lots

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen approved a lower property tax rate and approved selling two vacant lots in the city at its meeting Thursday, Aug. 14. Click to read more about the tax rate and who purchased the lot from the city.

Teachers can submit projects for U.S. Cellular ‘Calling All Teachers’ funding

U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Teachers program is accepting project submissions. As of Aug. 11, teachers can request funding for projects at, a charity website.

South Callaway R-II School District saw increased in attendance last school year

The South Callaway R-II School District saw an increase in attendance last school year, which rose the district's APR score. The board talked about attendance, potential standardized test incentives for students and the district's new athletic fields at its August meeting. Click to read more about the school board's discussion.

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Fulton School Board adds itself to list supporting Nixon tax-cut vetoes

Superintendent Jacque Cowherd expresses concern over Prop C funding

The Fulton Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved during its Wednesday meeting to send a letter to State Rep. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, expressing concern over legislation the board and Superintendent Jacque Cowherd believe would harm Proposition C funding.

The South Callaway R-II School District welcomes new employees for its 2014-15 school year

The South Callaway R-II School District introduces new members of its faculty and staff for the 2014-15 school year.

Callaway Hills Elementary School welcomes new teachers, staff

Meet the new teachers and staff at Callaway Hills Elementary School in Holts Summit.

Westminster men's soccer team draws votes in national preseason poll

The Blue Jays, spurred by their trip to the Sweet 16 last year, received votes in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NCAA Division III preseason rankings released Aug. 8.

Blue Jays picked 7th in UMAC football poll

The Westminster College Blue Jays football team was picked to finish seventh in the 2014 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference coaches’ poll announced Wednesday.

3 drug-related arrests made in Fulton Tuesday night

Officers discovered what they believe to be crack cocaine and marijuana inside a Monroe Street residence.

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Fulton summer projects progress, officials foresee completion

An end is in sight for some of Fulton’s summer projects, as reported by city officials to the Fulton City Council during its Tuesday meeting.

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Community members play cards at Carver Park daily

Four men sat at a dark red wooden picnic table underneath one of the wooden shelters in Carver Park with a deck of red and white playing cards. The four men play cards and dominoes in the park — usually at the same table — almost every day.

Holts Summit Board of Aldermen want more feedback on Allied Waste proposed trash contract

The Board of Aldermen here is giving residents more time to comment on Allied Waste Service’s proposed contract for trash service. Read what the proposal entails and what comments they've received so far.

MUSTANG Drug Task Force investigation leads to arrest in New Bloomfield

An investigation led to two arrests and a methamphetamine seizure at a home in New Bloomfield on Monday. Officers also seized a 2010 Chevrolet truck and about $2,500.

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Danuser forges ahead

Danuser Machine Company Inc. showed how it has held true to its roots and is looking into the future while celebrating recent accomplishments Friday during an open house. "It's a new day at Danuser," Glenn Danuser, vice president, said Friday after demonstrating a product he believes has revitalized the 104-year-old company.

Auxvasse church to host ‘old time radio’ event for Buddy Pack program

A local church is hoping a night of entertainment will help feed area school children this year.

Holts Summit to hold public hearing on trash service

On Monday, Holts Summit residents will have the opportunity to voice their opinions about proposed amendments to their trash service.

Chronic police chase offender tries getaway on moped, caught by Fulton police

A Fulton man notorious for running from police — and getting caught — was arrested again early Saturday morning after trying to elude officers while riding a moped through residential lawns.

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