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Fulton cross country teams sweep opening Callaway meet

The Fulton Hornets and Lady Hornets cross country teams both collected first-place finishes in Tuesday’s season-opening Callaway County meet at the high school sports complex.

Ladybirds volleyball team stumbles at Southern Boone

ASHLAND — The North Callaway Ladybirds volleyball team split its nine kills between four players in Tuesday night’s 25-17, 25-12 loss to the Southern Boone Lady Eagles.

Lady Hornets volleyball team starts season with emotional victory

CENTRALIA — Senior setter Kenzie Shaw tallied six aces and handed out eight assists, steering the Fulton Lady Hornets volleyball team to a 25-21, 25-21 triumph over the Centralia Lady Panthers in Tuesday night’s emotional season opener.

New Bloomfield golf team takes third at Eugene quad

EUGENE — Senior Hannah Cornman shot a personal-best 46 as the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats golf team finished third in Wednesday’s quad meet with host Eugene, Sacred Heart and Eldon.

Lady Bulldogs profit from errors, rally to pick up first win

MOKANE — The South Callaway Lady Bulldogs softball team capitalized on two errors in the bottom of the seventh inning, rallying for two runs to clip Van-Far 6-5 on Wednesday night.

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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 lack of 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.

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