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Fulton man arrested for second-degree arson

Mark Aungerer, according to a police department press release, was identified as the suspect in a Fulton house fire Monday. He was arrested and taken to the Callaway County Jail.

Harrison sparks MSD girls to third-place finish at Belle

Sophomore Elizabeth Harrison racked up wins in four events to power the Missouri School for the Deaf girls as they came in third overall at the Belle Invitational on Thursday.

Oestreich paces Hornets to win in home triangular

Junior Gage Oestreich posted a 43 to steer Fulton to a triangular victory over Eugene and Russellville on Friday at Tanglewood Golf Course.

Hornets finish third at Marshall Invitational

Fulton split its four dual matches in taking third place at the Marshall Invitational on Friday.

Fulton’s Pani logs win at McCush Relays

Lady Hornets freshman Kate Pani prevailed in the girls’ long jump — Fulton’s only first-place finish — at the McCush Relays on Friday.

Helsel, Peneston HRs ignite Bulldogs' romp

Senior shortstop Dax Helsel and sophomore first baseman Graysan Peneston both hit two-run home runs as the unbeaten South Callaway Bulldogs roughed up Russellville in an 11-0 SMC victory Thursday night.

Owls’ Cook, Zink claim top two spots in 400 at Mule Relays

William Woods University junior Rhett Cook won the men’s400 meters and senior Nick Zink finished second at the University of Central Missouri Mule Relays on Friday.

Westminster swept by Washington University-St. Louis

The host Lady Blue Jays managed just four hits combined in dropping a non-conference doubleheader to the Lady Bears on Friday.

William Woods, Freed-Hardeman split AMC twinbill

Sophomore designated player Beth Begemann’s 3-for-3 effort helped the Owls clip the Lady Lions 5-3 and salvage an AMC doubleheader split Friday.

Westminster claims SLIAC sweep over Blackburn

The Blue Jays pushed their winning streak to five games with a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference sweep of the Beavers on Thursday at Saucier Field.

Owls remain in pursuit of AMC baseball title with Benedictine sweep

The William Woods University Owls’ hunt for an American Midwest Conference regular-season title stayed alive thanks to a pair of closely-contested wins.

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Fulton School Board, parents look for ways to move forward following 'Claim It' controversy

It's been nearly a month since Fulton Middle School students participated in what Superintendent Jacque Cowherd has called an "inappropriate survey," in which students self-identified with sensitive topics regarding sexual orientation, religion, abuse and more. Following Wednesday's Fulton Public Schools Board of Education meeting in which parents expressed their concerns, entities continue to search for ways to prevent another "Claim It" situation and improve various aspects of the district.

Callaway County Commission approves voting machine purchase

County Clerk’s election services fund pays for portion of cost

The Callaway County Commission voted Friday to approve the purchase of 28 new voting machines from Elkins-Swyers, a Springfield-based company, contingent on the warranty.

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Barney Forsythe reflects on decade at Westminster College as retirement nears

Westminster College President Barney Forsythe describes his time as president as a highlight in his career. “I never anticipated being a college president. I’ve enjoyed being able to serve this school and this community. I’ve probably learned more than I’ve taught about it. That’s been the most rewarding and satisfying part of my 45-year career,” Forsythe said.

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STEM students face off at Missouri Science Olympiad

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) brought more than 500 middle school and high school students to Westminster College on Saturday for the Missouri Science Olympiad.

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