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Callaway nuclear plant shut down after 'non-emergency' leak

The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.

Callaway Bank appoints Basnett as new chairman

Mike Basnett has been appointed as the board chairman of The Callaway Bank.

Fulton water treatment upgrades make progress

Paperwork for Fulton's water treatment plant updates are still being finalized. The updates are federally-mandated following water quality restrictions on the new permit.

Agricultural land value increases 5 percent after assessment

Agricultural land parcels have been reassessed with an approximate five percent increase in land value. Agricultural land parcels are valued based on an eight-grade scale, which values the land based on soil quality and productivity.

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.

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.

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Fulton pool preps for opening day

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.

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NRC starts review of 4-county drill at Callaway Energy Center

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.

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Work begins on property of future New Bloomfield Dollar General

Work has begun on the New Bloomfield property that will be home to a Dollar General this fall. Click for photos.

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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.

Mid-Missouri lawmakers not happy with PSC decision

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.

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Holts Summit explores retail strategy, receives proposals

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.

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Environmental group appeals Callaway nuclear plant's license renewal

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 opening location in New Bloomfield, expected to open September 2015

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.

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Callaway Fields celebrates 10-year anniversary this month

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.

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