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Police chaplains help officers working in Ferguson

The unrest in Ferguson over the past three months has led many police officers to seek counsel with chaplains, who say frustrated officers welcome the opportunity to vent.

Monsanto to pay Pacific Northwest wheat farmers

Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will pay nearly $2.4 million to settle a dispute with farmers in the Pacific Northwest over genetically modified wheat.

South Callaway School Board discusses instructional coaches, athletic facility rental agreement

The South Callaway R-II School District’s instructional coaches presented to the Board of Education Wednesday night. The board also discussed possible changes to the district’s facility rental/use agreement and received updates from each school in the district.

Death sentences affirmed in 2006 New Bloomfield murders

Missouri’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences Brian Dorsey received

For the second time in five years, Missouri’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences Brian Joseph Dorsey received for the 2006 murders of his cousin and her husband. The court’s Wednesday ruling on Dorsey’s second appeal rejected several complaints for ineffective counsel during the original case.

William Woods baseball team ranked in preseason NAIA poll

The William Woods University Owls baseball team, coming off its trip to the NAIA national tournament last year, was ranked No. 25 in the preseason NAIA Top 25 coaches’ poll released Tuesday.

Lady Owls volleyball team advances to semis of AMC postseason tourney

Plays at No. 2-ranked, No. 1 seed Park tonight

The William Woods University Lady Owls volleyball team will get the opportunity to take down the top target.

Missouri court rejects appeal in 2006 killings

The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and death sentence of a Jefferson City man for the 2006 slayings of his cousin and her husband.

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Veteran’s Day Banquet honoree pays tribute to those before him

World War II veteran Dale Vaughn shook the hand of Maj. Jeff Klosterman Tuesday night at the conclusion of the 95th annual Veteran’s Day Banquet. Vaughn thanked Klosterman — who was the guest speaker for the event — for his words and, as Vaughn said, “spreading the light and refreshing the memories” of those in attendance. Vaughn was one of many at the banquet who’ve made sacrifices protecting U.S. freedoms and connected with Klosterman for the shared experience.

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South Callaway Schools salute veterans

South Callaway Schools held a district-wide Veterans Day Assembly Tuesday to honor those who have served. See photos from the celebration.

Gastineau among William Woods' 2015 Hall of Fame inductees

The William Woods University Athletics Hall of Fame announced Monday that Tracy Gastineau, Ashley Morgan and Saysha Sappenfield (Nevins) will comprise its fourth induction class. The trio will formally join the Hall of Fame on Jan. 17, 2015.

4 Fulton residents arrested, 3 for drug-related charges

Fulton man hides in closet when deputies search home

Deputies found a Fulton man, who had six Callaway County warrants for failure to appear, hiding in a closet when they searched a Fulton home Monday.

Trial set for Fulton man charged with third-degree assault

Scott A. Armstrong to appear before jury on Jan. 8

The trial date has been set for a Fulton man charged with third-degree assault after an incident involving a minor.

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Super Sam Foundation to bring comfort to hundreds of children

Family, supporters of ‘Super’ Sam Santhuff carry out young boy’s wish

'Super' Sam Santhuff, a 6-year-old Fulton boy who passed away from cancer in September, prayed many times for other children facing life-altering illnesses during his 13-month battle against cancer. He dreamed about bringing comfort packs to other children like him, his mother Cassie Santhuff said. To fulfill his initiative, his family and supporters gathered inside the St. Peter Catholic Church gymnasium to organize 550 comfort packs.

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'Breakthrough'

Churchill's granddaughter reflects on fall of Berlin Wall, making of monument

Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill, said the news on Nov. 9, 1989 that the Berlin Wall was coming down was welcome surprise.

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Holts Summit approves 2015 budget, tables trash bill

Board of Aldermen uses new municipal center facility

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen adopted the city’s 2015 budget at its regular meeting Monday night in the city’s new municipal center.