Oestreich Swimming Pool opens Saturday, May 23
The pool opens for the season on Saturday, May 23. Click for more information and to see photos of the staff prepping the pool for opening day.
The results of an emergency preparedness exercise Tuesday at the Callaway Nuclear Plant and in Reform will be posted by mid-August to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)’s website.
Work has begun on the New Bloomfield property that will be home to a Dollar General this fall. Click for photos.
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.
Noranda gets rate cut, other Ameren consumers see increase
Four Jefferson City area lawmakers said Wednesday the Public Service Commission (PSC) made a bad decision in its Ameren Missouri rate case ruling. Read for reaction from Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, and Rep. Travis Fitzwater, R-Holts Summit.
City administrator to approach 3 companies about presenting ideas to board of aldermen
The city of Holts Summit received proposals from three retail consulting or strategy companies that could assist the city in its efforts to bring more businesses to Holts Summit. The city has been looking for ways to boost retail development for the last few years.
Missouri Coalition for the Environment filed an appeal to the NRC's decision to grant the Callaway Energy Center a license extension
Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed an appeal to Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center’s license extension, which the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) granted last month. Click for an updated story and to view the documents related to the appeal.
Dollar General is opening a location in New Bloomfield. The discount retailer will begin construction this spring Excavation, weather permitting, will begin on the building currently located on the property this Friday. The 9,000 square-foot store is set to open at the end of September 2015.
Callaway Fields in Auxvasse opened its doors 10 years ago. John Graham purchased the property and the Callaway Fields greenhouse opened for business on April 1, 2005. Read more about the business and its history.
Rooster Creek regulars reflect
Rooster Creek in Holts Summit has become more than a sewing shop for community members. Rooster Creek’s regulars are always willing to trade techniques and help beginners get started. Read more about the business.
Westminster College, National Churchill Museum announce significant donation after Kemper Lecture
Westminster College and the National Churchill museum received a significant donation, which the institutions are hoping will help the museum better achieve its goals. Monroe E. Trout and his wife Sandra from Appleton, Wisconsin created a professorship of Churchill studies.
Gutsy Gals Inspire Me has recognized William Woods University President Jahnae H. Barnett as a strong female role model. Barnett, who is in her 25th year as president, was recognized for her leadership.
Despite pending contentions, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) renewed the operating license for Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center. The NRC’s renewal, effective Friday, authorizes the nuclear facility to operate for an additional 20 years — through October 2044. Click to see a timeline of the nuclear facility's steps toward its license extension.
Work and construction of the new Fulton State Hospital campus will begin this spring. The project’s architectural design firm met with community officials Thursday afternoon to show them what construction will look like and what possible effects it will have on the surrounding area before work begins.
Anthem insurance provider offers identity theft protection to policyholders affected by data breach
A recent cyberattack compromised personal information from the insurance provider Anthem Inc., affecting more than 2 million Missourians according to the Missouri Department of Insurance.