Not going to pot
The Missouri Sheriff’s Association took a unanimous vote to oppose legislation or ballot initiatives that would make medical or recreational marijuana legal statewide.
A proposed half-cent tax that would improve the city’s storm water system and parks and recreation department took on shape during the Fulton City Council’s regular meeting Tuesday.
Callaway County needs another marshal for its circuit court, Sen. Jeanie Riddle told the Senate’s Judiciary committee members Tuesday.
Approximately 200 people attended the Missouri Right to Life’s “Show Me Life” rally in the Missouri Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday in support of pro-life causes and legislation.
Landowners should not take the recent gray skies and cold weather as an indication that conditions are appropriate for that controlled burn they may be planning. Instead, the low humidity and the days of high winds can make it particularly dangerous for burns this time of year.
A Montgomery City man was arrested for stealing a motor vehicle registered in Callaway County Monday.
A St. Louis man was arrested Monday for drug possession with the intent to distribute.
WELLSVILLE — South Callaway sophomore forward Adrian Mann supplied a game-high 21 points Tuesday night as the Lady Bulldogs easily disposed of Wellsville in a 73-30 romp.
Senior guard Sloane Totta’s game-high 23 points triggered the Fulton Lady Hornets’ 65-35 North Central Missouri Conference romp over the Marshall Lady Owls on Monday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.
LEXINGTON — The Missouri School for the Deaf Lady Eagles let a 23-21 lead slip away when the Wentworth Military Academy Lady Red Dragons scored the game’s final five points in the last 1 minute, 22 seconds in a 26-23 victory Monday night.
KINGDOM CITY — The North Callaway Thunderbirds lost an Eastern Missouri Conference game to the Wright City Wildcats 59-49 on Tuesday night.
When the Missouri men’s basketball team self-imposed sanctions Jan. 13, Ryan Rosburg took the biggest blow. As the team’s lone senior, the one-year postseason ban would affect him the most.
NEW BLOOMFIELD — New Bloomfield sophomore guard Madi Craighead’s game-high 18-point performance powered the Lady Wildcats past the Bunceton Lady Dragons 64-33 on Monday night.
KINGDOM CITY — The North Callaway Ladybirds demolished the Wright City Lady Wildcats 55-16 in an Eastern Missouri Conference contest Monday night.
ASHLAND — The No. 3 seed Fulton Hornets dropped the third-place game of the Southern Boone Classic to the No. 4 Linn Wildcats 78-74 in overtime Saturday.