The city of Holts Summit unveiled its new 5,000-square-foot city hall to the public on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting and open reception. With the new space for city employees, the Holts Summit Police Department remains in the former city hall.
New Bloomfield kindergarteners share what they learned about the pilgrims, what they are grateful for this holiday
Kindergartners at New Bloomfield Elementary got an early start on the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday afternoon.
Power out for up to 1 hour before electricity rerouted
Equipment failure at a city of Fulton substation resulted in an outage for all city utility customers Tuesday evening. Customers lost electricity around 4:40 p.m., but the Electric Department restored power to all within 45 minutes to one hour.
Lockers to give local patrons greater access to materials
No more waiting for books. Holts Summit City Hall, 213 S. Summit Drive, is now home to the newest branch of the Daniel Boone Regional Library’s Library-To-Go program.
Money to be used for safety program
Students leaving Hatton-McCredie Elementary School will now be a little safer thanks to a $2,000 grant from TransCanada.
For the 15th year in a row, the Fulton Heritage Trust will spruce up Callaway County’s Christmas spirit with a bit of history.
A Columbia man living in Fulton has been arrested on an outstanding warrant for child pornography charges Tuesday.
Dr. Robert Barnett was in Callaway County court yesterday for two DWI arrests — one in July and the other in October — for a preliminary hearing and arraignment, respectively.
North Callaway junior guard Elaine Brinker splashed home the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 minutes, 45 seconds to lift the Ladybirds to a 41-38 double overtime win over Father Tolton in its season opener on Monday night.
Mayor confident ground will break early 2014
If funds keep coming in at their current rate, Fulton’s stray animals will have a new shelter by this time next year.
The Blue Jays’ run through the NCAA Division III men’s soccer tournament came to an end by way of a 2-0 loss to the No. 6 Loras (Iowa) College Duhawks in the Sweet 16 on Saturday evening. “I’m so proud of everything we did on the field, but it is always sad to lose,” Westminster senior midfielder Michael McDonough said. “It was disappointing, but we all worked hard. We gave it our best shot.” Loras tallied the decisive goal in the 36th minute when Alex Bradley put a shot past Blue Jay freshman goalkeeper Raul Romero off an assist from Kevin Cavers. Westminster (13-9-1) went into halftime down 1-0 and had just one shot on goal in the second half. coming off the foot of McDonough. Tom Fluegel added the final Duhawk tally in the 86th minute thanks to an assist from Johnny Rummelhart as Loras outshot Westminster 11-3 on the day.
Junior guard Verdis Lee Jr.’s 17 points tied a game high as the Blue Jays bowed to Edgewood on Sunday afternoon. Lee — a Fulton High graduate — connected on 7-of-13 shots and 2-of-5 3-pointers to go along with five rebounds and three blocked shots. Senior guard Joe James and junior guard Brandon Moore joined Lee in double digits scoring 14 and 12 points, respectively as Westminster dropped its third in a row. James matched Lee’s five rebounds while Moore grabbed eight to lead the Blue Jays.
A California man was buried up to his waist when a ditch he was contracted to excavate caved in off of County Club Drive in Fulton Monday, sending him to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Eight people gathered at the Callaway County Health Department to honor loved ones affected by suicide and to gain greater knowledge of the subject on Saturday for the International Survivors of Suicide Day. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) sponsored the event, which allowed those who have lost someone from suicide, also referred to as suicide survivors, to network, share experiences and seek advice.
During a holiday that is all about being grateful, two different events will help spread that giving spirit by providing free Thanksgiving meals to all comers.