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South Callaway boys take third place at Viburnum

VIBURNUM — Sophomore Bennett Hager logged the South Callaway Bulldogs’ only victory in the pole vault to pace them to a third-place finish at the Viburnum Mac Attack Invitational on Tuesday.

Wildcats rally to record sixth straight victory

NEW BLOOMFIELD — The surging New Bloomfield Wildcats rallied behind back-to-back big innings to keep their winning streak intact.

Callaway County 911 Joint Communications replaces battery backup

Callaway County 911 Joint Communications is making some upgrades in response to a phone issue it experienced last month. Michelle Kidwell, director of 911 Joint Communications, said Joint Communications will replace its UPS battery backup.

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Chamber of Commerce event kicks off Fulton Street Fair button sales

The commission and SERVE, a local non-profit organization serving low-income families, collaborated for the event, which also kicked off Fulton Street Fair button sales.

Community, students invited to sign up for summer trip through Auxvasse Elementary

Jeremy Divers to host community informational meeting on Summer ‘16 American History Tour of major north-eastern cities

There will be an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 7 at the Auxvasse Elementary School on this trip, and all community members are welcome.

North Callaway finishes 11th at District 3 championships

Sophomore Donnie Baysinger’s 31st-place effort directed the Thunderbirds to an 11th-place showing at the Class 2, District 3 championships Monday at Norwood Golf Club.

Fulton’s Oestreich medals at District 4 championships

Junior Gage Oestreich won the lone medal for the Hornets at the Class 3, District 4 championships Monday at Eldon Country Club.

New Bloomfield sends three qualifiers to sectional round

Medal performances by sophomore Gannon Withers and seniors Tyler Grace and Ridge Martin highlighted the Wildcats’ effort at the Class 1, District 2 championships Monday at Tan-Tar-A Resort.

Windsor wins at No. 1 singles as Fulton bows to Helias

Freshman Haydon Windsor rolled in a second-set tiebreaker at No. 1 singles to supply the Hornets with their only victory in Tuesday night’s 8-1 loss to the Crusaders in the final dual of the regular season at the high school athletic complex.

Bats help New Bloomfield blow by Russellville

The Wildcats cranked out 15 hits in rolling to a 13-4 Show-Me Conference rout of the Indians on Monday night.

North Callaway bows to Mexico in six innings

The state-ranked Bulldogs preyed on four errors by the Thunderbirds to pile on nine runs in the bottom of the third inning in Tuesday night’s 12-2, consolation-bracket game in the 21st-annual Fulton Tournament.

No. 3 William Woods men surge to AMC golf title

The third-ranked William Woods University Owls, directed by individual champion Billy McKenzie, easily wrapped up the American Midwest Conference men’s golf title by 25 strokes at the Dalhousie Course on Tuesday.

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Callaway emergency personnel, officials collaborate on nuclear plant training

Callaway County face different scenarios each year in the annual training. This year’s scenario involved intruders invading Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center.

Fulton Man found guilty in misdemeanor assault case involving minor

Callaway County’s Court found Scott A. Armstrong guilty of third-degree misdemeanor assault Tuesday. Armstrong was charged with assault after an incident involving a minor last spring.

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147-year-old Westminster College fraternity recognized as oldest west of Mississippi River

Alpha Delta chapter of Beta Theta Pi at Westminster College celebrates its history

The 147-year-old Alpha Delta chapter of Beta Theta Pi at Westminster College was recently recognized for its history. The chapter was the first fraternity established at Westminster and the oldest of any college fraternity west of the Mississippi River.

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Westminster College selects its president Barney Forsythe as commencement speaker

Westminster College selected its president, Barney Forsythe, as its commencement speaker. Forsythe is retiring at the end of this school year after spending a decade at the college.

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William Woods University chooses alumna as commencement speaker

Gina Loudon to give graduates advice, wisdom

Gina Loudon, class of 1990, is an author, anchor, columnist, talk show host and news commentator.

Four Blue Jays earn SLIAC postseason nods

Westminster junior Kyle Collins was a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference individual recipient, while senior Nate Connell and freshman Peter Hasenmueller picked up doubles recognition recently.

Lady Owl duo named to all-AMC first team

William Woods senior Kacey Scharnhorst and sophomore Hannah Campbell capped off their respective campaigns by each picking up first-team all-American Midwest Conference honors.

Three Lady Blue Jays garner first-team All-SLIAC honors

Westminster sophomore Alyson Hahn and freshmen Abby Bartley and Amber Tepen each recently received first-team all-St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference first-team recognition.

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