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Splash pad could open this weekend

The pieces are in and the water is flowing at the splash pad site in Memorial Park. After delays throughout the summer, the local attraction will soon open.

Lady Owls can't upset No. 24 Benedictine in soccer opener

Despite an early goal from freshman midfielder Elyssa Cappaert, the Lady Owls were unable to pull off the upset of the No. 24 Lady Ravens in a 5-2 loss in their season opener Monday night.

Lady Owls downed by William Penn to start volleyball season

Senior outside hitter Kristen Bauer and freshman outside hitter Abbi McKnelly shared the team lead with 13 kills as the William Woods Lady Owls bowed to the William Penn Lady Statesmen 25-17, 13-25, 25-23 and 25-21 in Tuesday’s season opener at Anderson Arena.

Lady Hornets bow to Centralia in volleyball opener

Freshman outside hitter Kate Pani paced the Fulton Lady Hornets with four kills and two aces in a 25-19 and 25-20 loss to the Centralia Lady Panthers in Tuesday night’s season opener at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.

Lady Hornets thumped by Eldon in five innings

The Fulton Lady Hornets had as many errors (six) as they did hits in a 14-0, five-inning loss to the Eldon Lady Mustangs in their home opener Tuesday night at the high school athletic complex.

Love fans 14, Lady Wildcats roll past New Haven

Sophomore starter Madison Love scattered four hits and struck out 14 as the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats rolled past the New Haven Lady Shamrocks 9-3 on Tuesday night.

Ladybirds score late to edge Lady Bulldogs

Sixth-inning rally sends North Callaway to 2-1 win

The North Callaway Ladybirds capitalized on a two-out error to manufacture both of their runs in the top of the sixth inning to clip the South Callaway Lady Bulldogs 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Phones down at court house Tuesday, should be up Wednesday

A miscommunication led to no communication at the Callaway County Courthouse on Tuesday.

William Woods University receives $2.7 million estate gift from alumna

Janice Gartshore left her alma mater money for endowed scholarships

William Woods University learned several weeks ago that alumna Janice Gartshore left the school a $2.7 million gift. Gartshore died in 2011 at the age of 78. The funds are designated for endowed scholarships for business and law students.

New Bloomfield R-III School District considers bond issue for spring ballot

District forms committee to examine potential facility repairs

The New Bloomfield R-III School District has formed a committee to prioritize a list of potential facility repairs in the district. The New Bloomfield Board of Education will then decide if it wants to bundle those repairs and put a no-tax-increase bond issue on the spring ballot.

Lady Hornets blanked by Tolton Catholic to open season

The Lady Hornets just couldn’t find cracks in the opposing defense in a 6-0 season-opening loss to the Lady Blazers on Monday.

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North Callaway junior second baseman Madison Ausfahl’s eighth-inning single drove in the decisive tally to vault the Ladybirds to a 2-1 season-opening win over the Sturgeon Lady Bulldogs on Monday evening.

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New Bloomfield police officer Michael Tufts dies

New Bloomfield police officer Micheal Tufts, 25, died about 11 p.m. Saturday after being in a coma as the result of a 2012 drunk driving accident.

Callaway County Fair under new leadership

After vote of ‘no confidence,’ Fulton Jaycees elect not to renew lease with fair board; club to takeover organizing event

The Fulton Jaycees has announced it will be taking over planning of the county fair next year.

Timeline announced for new Fulton State Hospital

Local leaders were given a peek into what's coming for the new Fulton State Hospital at a meeting Thursday.

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