SERVE Inc.’s third annual Back-to-School Fair fills backpacks, prepares children for school
Hundreds of children and their families filled Callaway Christian Church on Saturday at SERVE, Inc.'s third annual Back-to-School Fair, collecting paper, pencils, notebooks, markers and other school supplies in preparation for the first day of school.
City preps for bigger-than-usual overlay project; sewer lining work also to begin soon to alleviate inflow to wastewater plant
The City of Fulton’s annual asphalt overlay project will be a bigger job in 2014 than years past. City Engineer Greg Hayes said the street department sets aside $250,000 each year for the project, but this year $100,000 from the sewer and water departments each will be added to that figure.
Jim Cassels said he has always grown a garden. However, since his retirement in January, Cassels has added more produce to his garden. He sells the produce at the New Bloomfield Area Civic Association’s Farmers Market on Saturday mornings. His grandmother showed him how to grow food when he was a child.
Both sides of sales tax for transportation taking issue to public
As the days until the Aug. 5 election become fewer, supporters and opponents of the proposed Constitutional Amendment 7 have become more vocal of their positions on television and radio.
Public Service Commission holds hearings this week to determine if Ameren Missouri earned too much money
If the Public Service Commission based its decisions only on public comments and testimony submitted in a case, the commission would order Ameren Missouri — the state’s largest regulated electricity provider — to reduce the rates customers pay after finding that Ameren earned more money than it should have, based on the “return on equity” (ROE) the PSC said the utility could earn in its most recent rate case.
William Woods has officially named Lauren Meier as the head coach of its men’s and women’s tennis teams. The school originally fielded a women’s squad from 1976-1999 while this will be the inaugural season for the men’s team. “She played a major role in building two successful programs at Georgia Gwinnett and I believe she can do the same here at William Woods,” William Woods director of athletics Jason Vittone said.
Local youth will be able to join the Knights of the Round Table in an upcoming production of “The Legend of King Arthur.”
“Lookers welcome.” Those were Mokane resident Harold Lehman’s parting words after giving a tour of the collection of antique tractors that line his driveway.
A Fulton man who works as a federal law enforcement officer is scheduled to appear in court July 29 on an assault charge in an incident involving a minor.
Betty Hardin’s face illuminated as she walked by the hydrangeas, hibiscuses and other flowers in the horticulture exhibit of the Fulton Garden Club’s “Back to Gardening: Show Me” flower show, which marked its 28th year.
The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen passed a resolution at its July 14 meeting showing support of Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of sales tax-related bills.
Callaway County businesses and civic organizations plan to send area students to school with everything they need during SERVE Inc.’s third annual Back-to-School Fair on Saturday.
A local church has been named one of the defendants in a lawsuit that also includes Jack Wayne Rogers, accusing Rogers of sexually assaulting the plaintiff when he was a child in 2000.
Westminster College history professor Mark Boulton teaches history so that — as the saying goes — the major political downfalls won’t repeat themselves. While working on his dissertation in the early 2000s, Boulton realized that politicians throughout America’s history have not taken that phrase as close to heart.
Two local residents concerned about the number of animals running through the city have approached the board of aldermen about the possibility of starting up a volunteer-run, no-kill shelter.