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Callaway Roundup

Bulldogs golf team takes third place at Palmyra

Sophomore Logan Taylor shot a 77 to lead the South Callaway Bulldogs golf team to a third-place finish in the Palmyra Tournament on Wednesday. Freshman Blake Parker was next with a 79 for South Callaway, which compiled a 346 team score. Palmyra secured the team championship with a 302 and Louisiana — sparked by medalist Justin Lenz’s 3-over par 73 — was a distant second with a 322.

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Storm blows down tree in Fulton

Wind tore a large spruce tree out of the ground at 10th Street and West Avenue in Fulton, blocking 10th and causing Fulton fire and police officials to divert traffic while crews removed the debris.

Lawmakers rewrite Missouri's criminal code

Governor will have 15 days to sign or veto the bill after he gets it early next week.

Fulton's Danuser to be featured in show on The Science Channel

Local manufacturing company Danuser will be featured on The Science Channel’s "How It’s Made" television program at 8 p.m. today, April 24.

Library offers new digital video, music service

Patrons can access movies, television, audiobooks and more online

The library isn’t all about books anymore. The Daniel Boone Regional Library system, including the Callaway County Public Library in Fulton, launched a new service Wednesday that will allow patrons to check out digital videos, music and books through the website.

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Fulton Public Schools honor retirees, service to district

Jan Bailey of Fulton Middle School named Teacher of the Year

Fulton Public Schools held its End of the Year Gathering on Wednesday night, paying tribute to departing staff members and honoring the service of several others.

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Police arrest Fulton man on cocaine charges

Fulton Police and a regional drug task force arrested a Fulton man on an outstanding warrant for drug-related charges and executed a search warrant that netted more than 10 grams of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia, a press release stated.

Callaway Roundup

No. 21 Lady Owls to host HLG in AMC quarterfinals Friday

Fresh off winning its first American Midwest Conference regular-season title since 2009, the No. 21 William Woods University softball team has drawn the top seed for the conference’s postseason tournament.

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Westminster students work to plant seeds of hope in Western Sahara

Project seeks support for plan to start organic gardens in refugee camp

Mulay Smara was born and raised in the largest refugee camp in the Western Sahara, where his family has lived for more than 34 years after being displaced by a Moroccan takeover of their homeland.

After delayed start, Auxvasse aldermen discuss nuisance dogs, sewer connections

The Board of Aldermen meeting here, scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m., got off to a late start due to a lack of quorum until 6:54 p.m. Tuesday.

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Fulton approves final splash pad design, Seventh Street Bridge bid

After logistics forced the city of Fulton to change its plans in implementing a splash pad at Memorial Park, the city council approved a final plan for its design.

Callaway Preps

Bulldogs hammer Hermann, push winning streak to seven

The South Callaway Bulldogs baseball team continues to punish the ball, as well as its opponents. Senior starter Smith Kemper, senior right fielder Gordon Arthaud and junior left fielder Mason Shoemaker combined for eight hits and nine runs batted in as South Callaway stretched its winning streak to seven games with a 15-0 blitz of non-conference foe Hermann on Tuesday night.

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Riddle, House Majority Floor Leader try to dispel rumors surrounding Fulton State Hospital funding

Funding still a go for new building

Representative Jeanie Riddle, R-Mokane, and House Majority Floor Leader John Diehl, R-Town and Country, addressed what Diehl called “rhetoric that’s been going around the capitol the past couple days” regarding funding for a new Fulton State Hospital and a possible broad-based tax cut with House Bill 509.

Missouri House panel endorses bonding plan

A Missouri House panel has endorsed a bonding proposal that calls for spending at least $200 million on a new state mental health facility in Fulton.

Westminster College to close Mesa campus

Westminster College announces it will close its Mesa, Ariz. campus, effective at the end of the spring 2014 semester, responding to less than expected enrollment and market demand at that location.

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