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‘Battle of the Pigs’ set to continue

Judge denies motion to dismiss lawsuit over hog farm

Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit involving a permit to approve a 10,000-hog Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Kingdom City.

Fulton Board of Education approves tax rate recommendations

The Fulton Board of Education held a special session Wednesday evening for a public hearing on the proposed tax rates for fiscal year 2016 and tax year 2015.

Woman pleads guilty in 2011 double murder

A 31-year-old Audrain County woman pleaded guilty to being involved in the murders of an Auxvasse man and his daughter in September 2011.

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Ameren unveils dry cask storage

Ameren Missouri has wrapped up construction on its new dry cask storage facility and will move spent fuel from the fuel pool for storage in the new system this week. The system, which has taken the company four years to complete, is to provide additional storage for spent fuel outside of the fuel pool. The storage facility is capable of storing 48 canisters of spent fuel assemblies, which are comprised of fuel rods containing uranium pellets (about the size of a multi-vitamin). Each assembly can contain 144 fuel rods — each canister will be able to hold 37 spent fuel assemblies. It only takes five of the pellets to provide electricity to a home for a year.

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Fulton Dairy Queen begins remodel

Seeking a modern new look, the Fulton Dairy Queen is engaged in a remodeling project to keep the facilities up to date.

Six errors sink Fulton in loss to Eldon

The Lady Hornets committed six errors in bowing to the Lady Mustangs 8-2 on Tuesday.

New Bloomfield's offense erupts in win over New Haven

Senior first baseman Stephanie Davis’ 4-for-4, five-RBI eruption sparked the Lady Wildcats to a 13-2, five-inning win over the Shamrocks in Tuesday’s home opener.

Ladybirds hold off Lady Bulldogs 8-5

The North Callaway Ladybirds strung together some timely hitting to finally shake off the rival South Callaway Lady Bulldogs.

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Firefighters, families bring the heat

Fulton City Hall saw a near capacity crowd show up Tuesday night in support of the city’s firefighters. Firefighters and families voiced concerns about the low pay and working without a contract.

JC woman in custody after early morning car chase

On Tuesday at just before 1:30 a.m., Jefferson City police attempted to stop the driver of a vehicle who was known to have a municipal warrant for her arrest.

Callaway County meet rescheduled to today

The Callaway County Cross Country meet originally scheduled for last Saturday will be run at 4 p.m. today at Fulton High School. The meet featuring all five local squads was postponed on Saturday due to excessive rainfall.

North Callaway blanked in opening loss to Russellville

Senior outside hitter Bethany Bloss led the way for the Ladybirds in their straight-set season-opening loss to the Lady Indians on Monday.

Fulton girls bow to Hannibal in tennis opener

The Lady Hornets opened the season on the losing end of a 9-0 North Central Missouri Conference shutout to the Lady Pirates on Monday at the high school athletic complex.

Lady Wildcats waltz past Wellsville in opener

Junior starter Madison Love crafted a one-hit shutout to power the Lady Wildcats’ 10-0 six-inning triumph over the Lady Tigers on Friday night.

Lady Hornets tumble to Tolton in five innings

The Lady Hornets managed just five hits in bowing to the Trailblazers 13-3 in five innings to open the season on Monday at the high school athletic complex.