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.
Effort becomes personal this year for one professor
Four Westminster College student groups, in conjunction with Delete Blood Cancer, will be hosting a bone marrow donor drive March 3-5.
Committee to promote passage of $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue on April’s ballot
The New Bloomfield Proposition KIDS election committee elected leadership and began to strategize the best ways disseminate information to New Bloomfield voters about the $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue on April's ballot. If passed, the bond issue will fund facility repairs.
The IRS is also reminding filers about the new IRS direct pay tool, which allows taxpayers to quickly and efficiently pay taxes they owe.
The No. 2 seed Lady Blue Jays’ season ended Thursday night when they were ousted by the No. 3 Lady Red Devils 71-58 in the semifinals of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament.
The Lady Owls, fueled by free throws, logged their fifth straight win by outscoring the Lady Cougars 44-31 in the second half to rally for the 66-59 AMC victory Thursday night.
The third-seeded Bulldogs stunned the state-ranked, No. 2 seed Pintos by outscoring them 22-2 in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s 60-34 triumph in the Class 3, District 8 semifinals.
The Fulton Hornets wrestling team procured the North Central Missouri Conference title with a perfect 6-0 mark, and its dominance was reflected on the 2014-15 all-conference squad. Led by its trio of junior state champions — Josh McClure (138 pounds), Zach Benner (195) and Trenton Clines (145) — Fulton occupied the first-team spots in eight of the 14 weight classes.
Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw believed the Hannibal Pirates featured the best post player in the North Central Missouri Conference in junior forward Dylan Powell. However, with the Pirates visiting the Hornets on Thursday night, Powell wasn’t even the best big man on the floor. That distinction went to Hornets senior forward Sam Christensen.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an “apparent suicide,” minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.
Annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest kicks off
The Missouri Department of Agriculture is now taking entries for its annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest. For the contest, which runs through June 15, the department is asking Missourians to send in unique stories and images of agriculture through photographs.
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.
The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.
Kicks off celebration with annual dinner, auction fundraiser
The YMCA of Callaway County, which was established in 1990, will celebrate its 25th year in the Callaway community during its annual dinner and auction March 7.
A Fulton man is in custody in connection with an armed robbery at a Fulton convenience store early Thursday morning.