The North Callaway School Board unanimously approved ballot language during its regular meeting Thursday night for the $6 million bond issue the district is putting before voters on Nov. 4. The bond issue needs a four-sevenths (57.14 percent) majority to pass.
Jeremy Traxler — a man who was arrested in New Bloomfield on drug-related charges on Aug. 11 — is in federal custody and awaiting trial. Traxler was arrested after the MUSTANG Drug Task Force and Callaway County Sheriff’s Office served a narcotics-related search warrant for a residence in New Bloomfield. Officers located a small, portable safe in a bedroom of the home that contained methamphetamine. Traxler had a key that opened the safe on a clip along his waistline.
Hornets to kick off season at School of the Osage
There’s one word Fulton Hornets head coach Pat Kelley kept coming back to when describing his 2014 squad. Athletic.
Alum takes over as head coach
KINGDOM CITY — Kevin O’Neal played and coached under Mike Emmons, and his objective was to become Emmons’ successor when the opportunity presented itself.
South Callaway has four straight 10-win seasons
MOKANE — Prospects, both internal and external, have progressively trended upward for the South Callaway Bulldogs in each of Tim Rulo’s six seasons as head coach.
Construction of a new outer road along U.S. Highway 54 between Kingdom City and North Callaway High School continues to run behind schedule.
Fire departments request county commission to kick in more of $240,000 price tag for simulcast communication system
Everyone gathered in the conference room at the Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday night agreed on one thing: the Callaway County fire departments’ radio communication system is in need of an upgrade.
The North Callaway School Board is slated to approve final ballot language for the district’s proposed $6 million bond issue during its school board meeting at 7 tonight in the high school media center.
Westminster’s 225 freshman helped throughout the Fulton community that day as part of freshman orientation week. About 33 Westminster students planted flowers, added mulch around trees and pulled weeds in the Brick District...
Another taxing jurisdiction joins list encouraging legislature to uphold governor's tax-cut vetoes; board president does not agree
The Callaway County Ambulance District’s board unanimously reversed a prior voluntary reduction of the district’s property tax rate in order to increase the available property tax. The board then to set the tax levy at .0089 for 2014.
Serenity Valley Winery and Cherie’s Cake Boutique are teaming up for the second time to host a fundraiser for hospital phone chargers.
Westminster’s men’s soccer team dumped the bucket of ice over Forsythe’s head as part of the ALS “ice bucket challenge” on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The ALS Association uses the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness of ALS and to encourage donations. Click to see a photo of Forsythe taking part in the challenge and to see who he challenged to take part.
A benefit for the Callaway County Humane Society will take place Thursday, Aug. 28, in Fulton.
New Bloomfield R-III District introduces new teachers and staff. Students start school on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Click to learn more about new teachers and staff in the district.
The Seventh Street bridge is open in time for the start of classes at Westminster College and McIntire Elementary. After about three months of construction work, the bridge opened on Aug. 15 — in time for Westminster College’s move-in day the next day. Fulton City Engineer Greg Hayes said while the bridge is open for traffic, there is still work that needs to be done.