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Simulcast system expected to be complete in August

Callaway County can expect its new simulcast system for its fire departments sometime in August. The new simulcast system will improve communication between the fire departments and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) dispatch.

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Six-month process moves city, fire union closer to contract agreement

Fulton fire union members have called an outdated pay scale the catalyst to six months of contract negotiations between the city of Fulton and the Fulton Professional Firefighters Union.

T-Birds' Coleman bolts to third-place finish in 300 hurdles

Hornets' Christensen takes seventh place in high jump

After a less than auspicious start, North Callaway senior Steven Coleman closed out the Class 3 track and field championships by setting new standards for both himself and the Thunderbirds.

Wildcats 'excited to be a part of that final four'

New Bloomfield advances with 7-1 win over Scotland Co. in Class 2 quarterfinals

The postseason ride will continue for the New Bloomfield Wildcats. Next stop: about 80 miles east for the Class 2 state semifinals.

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Multi-million dollar company, Henderson Products, establishes sixth location in Fulton

Location, workforce, building were factors in attracting the snow and ice removal business

An international company that is a leader in manufacturing and distributing truck-mounted snow and ice removal equipment will bring its sixth facility to Fulton’s industrial park, anticipating to be operational by the end of July.

North Callaway School Board hears technology upgrade options

The North Callaway R-I School Board covered five options for upgrading technology equipment available to students. Part of the $6 million bond issue would provide funding for the update.

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William Woods University hosts kids art camp

The Kemper Kids Summer Art Camp at William Woods University started this week. Click for photos and more information on the three summer sessions.

"Station Eleven" is DBRL's 2015 One Read

A post-apocalyptic world with hints of Shakespeare is the center of this year's One Read novel, "Station Eleven."

Bulldogs fall in Class 3 quarterfinals

Lutheran St. Charles scores nine in fifth, stuns South Callaway 15-11

ST. PETERS — In a playoff clash marked by momentous innings, Lutheran St. Charles struck with the one that mattered most.

Wildcats earn spot in Class 2 semifinals

MEMPHIS — Having more than redeemed themselves after an 0-6 start to the season, the New Bloomfield Wildcats will now get the chance to add to their rich baseball legacy.

New homeowners get grant help from The Callaway Bank

The Callaway Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines has grants up to $2,000 for 10 home buyers. The grants will help cover the closing costs that come with the purchase of a new home.

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Gov. Nixon, mental health officials break ground on new Fulton State Hospital

Chief Operating Officer expects design to be completed at the end of June, new hospital set for completion in December 2017

Officials gathered in front of the Fulton State Hospital’s administration building Wednesday to break ground on a new mental health facility that Gov. Jay Nixon described as a life-changing investment for the state’s mentally ill.

Missouri governor breaks ground on new mental hospital

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and other officials have broken ground on a new maximum security state mental hospital.

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City of Auxvasse to complete water project June 22

Residents should expect another 3 water boil orders

After a series of water line updates, Auxvasse expects its water improvement project to be completed by June 22. Residents should expect another three boil orders before the project is finished. Click to read more details about the city's water improvement project.

Jensen, Wildcats whip Westran in Class 2 sectional

Play tonight at state-ranked Scotland Co. in quarterfinals

COLUMBIA — The last three weeks have featured the New Bloomfield Wildcats’ best brand of baseball this season, according to head coach Justin Forsythe.

Bulldogs edge Palmyra in Class 3 sectional

Clash with Lutheran South in quarterfinals this afternoon in St. Peters

MOKANE — Kaden Helsel supplied the South Callaway Bulldogs with a sensational pitching effort and just a smidgen enough of offense.

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Fulton City Council sets timeline for new Fulton Professional Firefighters Union contract

Council gives readings to resolutions, approves gasoline price at Elton Hensley Memorial Airport

After the Fulton City Council meeting Tuesday night, the Fulton Professional Firefighters Union and the city of Fulton have a time frame to finalize the union’s contract.

Body found in Missouri River

Man's body believed to be the same as officials searched for near Rocheport Monday night.

3 Callaway County economic organizations move closer to merger

City of Fulton and Callaway County officials approach FACC, FADC and SMIC about consolidation

3 of Callaway County’s economic-driving entities are nearing to combining as one force. The Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce (FACC), Fulton Area Development Corporation (FADC) and Show Me Innovation Center (SMIC) discuss potential merger in effort to have a more holistic approach to business growth.

Mokane man recognized for community service

Robert Spencer receives Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award

Robert Spencer, of Mokane, has been volunteering and helping others in the community for more than 30 years. Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder recently recognized Spencer, along with 24 others, with the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award.

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