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Callaway County deputies arrest woman wanted for unlawful credit card use

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman wanted for unlawful use of a credit card in Illinois, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.

Fulton Public Schools to self-report federal law violations regarding 'Claim It' activity

Letter to parents states actions district is taking to address controversy, including providing additional counseling

In a letter to parents of Fulton Middle School students, Fulton Public Schools (FPS) Superintendent Jacque Cowherd states eight actions which the district is taking to address concerns over a recent classroom activity that upset students and their parents.

Westminster trips Keuka to close Florida trip

The Blue Jays broke a 4-all tie with the Wolfpack by putting up three runs in the seventh and one in the eighth to halt their three-game losing streak 8-4 on Friday.

Martin paces New Bloomfield in golf season opener at Salisbury

Senior Ridge Martin shot a 43 to direct the Wildcats in Thursday’s season opener against host Salisbury, Glasgow and Fayette.

Brinker, Totta receive coaches' all-state acclaim

North Callaway senior guard Elaine Brinker and Fulton junior guard Sloane Totta continue to add more postseason basketball honors.

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Fulton Public Schools lists state learning standards for 'Claim It' activity

Fulton Public Schools Superintendent Jacque Cowherd has identified the 11 Missouri Learning Standards physical education teachers were attempting to align to through a classroom activity called “Claim It,” which has outraged parents and upset students.

Jake Gastler in court April 7 in Callaway County

Auxvasse man accused of beating neighbor to death, sending neighbor’s father to hospital goes to trial

The jury trial for an Auxvasse-area man, Jake Gastler, charged with second-degree murder and first-degree assault, is set for April 7 at the Callaway County Courthouse.

3 North Callaway School Board candidates compete for 2 seats

The residents of the the North Callaway County R-1 School District will be electing the new school board members on April 7. The possible choices are incumbent Scott Starkey and newcomers John Wortmann and Amy Reinhard.

Cause of death for Holts Summit man determined to be drowning, high alcohol content

The Boone/Callaway Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the cause of death for a Holts Summit man found dead in a lake on Feb. 10 as “drowning with contributing cause of high alcohol content,” Lt. Clay Chism with the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office said.

Fulton man arrested following car chase Friday night

Deputies pursue vehicle after responding to shots fired call

A Fulton man was arrested Friday night following a car chase, according to a Callaway County Sheriff’s Office press release.

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Retired judge returns to Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office in new role

In the final days of his judgeship in the 13th Circuit Court, former prosecuting attorney Bob Sterner knew he wanted to continue working rather than retire outright.

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SERVE Spring Bling Fling Fundraiser starts Friday

The fundraiser will be from 5-7 p.m. today, Monday and Tuesday at The Clothes Cupboard in Fulton. All proceeds will benefit the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of SERVE, Inc., which assists residents throughout Callaway County.

Fulton City Council approves finance for warehouse

The Fulton City Council advanced the reading for an ordinance which will help fund a new warehouse facility.

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New Bloomfield Prop K.I.D.S. forum on bond issue attracts few new faces

Superintendent says engaging with community is imperative to educate voters

The New Bloomfield Proposition K.I.D.S. (Keep Improving District Schools) election committee saw mostly familiar faces at its forum Thursday night. Read more about the $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue which will be on April’s ballot.

Lady Owls split doubleheader after Southeastern rallies in nightcap

A blistering two-out rally prevented the William Woods University Lady Owls from wrapping up their spring-break trip with a doubleheader sweep. The Southeastern (Florida) University Fire plated five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning in stealing a 7-6 win over William Woods in Wednesday’s nightcap.

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