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Body found in Missouri River

Man's body believed to be the same as officials searched for near Rocheport Monday night.

3 Callaway County economic organizations move closer to merger

City of Fulton and Callaway County officials approach FACC, FADC and SMIC about consolidation

3 of Callaway County’s economic-driving entities are nearing to combining as one force. The Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce (FACC), Fulton Area Development Corporation (FADC) and Show Me Innovation Center (SMIC) discuss potential merger in effort to have a more holistic approach to business growth.

Mokane man recognized for community service

Robert Spencer receives Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award

Robert Spencer, of Mokane, has been volunteering and helping others in the community for more than 30 years. Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder recently recognized Spencer, along with 24 others, with the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award.

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Fulton World War II veteran dies in Memorial Day crash

Elderly man was pastor of Fulton church

Authorities have confirmed that the two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 54 today was fatal — killing William Rogers, 92 of Fulton. He was a local pastor and World War II veteran.

North Callaway's Coleman, Schmauch headed to Class 3 meet

Steven Coleman will look to cap off his senior campaign with positive returns at the Class 3 track and field championships.

Fulton’s Christensen finishes second in high jump at Sectional 2

Hornets senior Sam Christensen is on his way to the Class 4 championships after a second-place showing in the boys’ high jump at the Sectional 2 championships on Saturday at MICDS High School.

New Bloomfield’s Culwell finishes 16th in Class 2 in long jump

Wildcats sophomore Zain Culwell hopped 14 feet, 1 inch in the boys’ long jump at the Class 2 boys’ track and field championships on Saturday at Lincoln University’s Dwight T. Reed Stadium.

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Authorities unable to capture bear loose in Fulton

Conservation agent says bear was looking for mate

After hours of searching, authorities were unable to capture a young male black bear discovered in downtown Fulton Sunday night. Bob Lyons, a conservation agent with the Missouri Department of Conservation, was on scene Sunday night and said the bear likely came from southern Missouri and was looking for a female mate.

Owls complete season at NAIA championships

William Woods University senior Nick Zink and juniors Gabriel Dos Santos and Rhett Cook watched their season end Friday after they failed to qualify for the finals at the NAIA outdoor national championships.

No. 3 Owls come in second at NAIA golf championships

Houlding adds second-place individual finish

The William Woods University men’s golf team couldn’t quite catch the College of Coastal Georgia, but the Owls still came away with their best-ever finish.

Oberdiek repeats as Class 2 girls’ champion in long jump

South Callaway senior completes tough recovery from broken leg

You had to see this one coming — it ended the only way a Cinderella story could. With Hannah Oberdiek attempting to pull off the most unlikely of comebacks, there was a sense the South Callaway senior wasn’t going to be denied a second straight state title in the Class 2 girls’ long jump.

Lady Bulldogs' 400 relay finishes third

After sailing to her second consecutive state title in the Class 2 girls’ long jump, South Callaway senior Hannah Oberdiek played a role in helping the Lady Bulldogs earn their other medal.

Fulton schedules camp for first two weeks of June

Fulton head football coach Pat Kelley and his staff of assistants will conduct a camp during the first two weeks of June for prospective players entering grades 7-12 this fall.

South Callaway travels to Palmyra for Class 3 sectional on Monday

The South Callaway Bulldogs — winners of the Class 3, District 8 title — will travel to the District 7 champion Palmyra Panthers for a sectional game at 3 p.m. Monday.

New Bloomfield topples state-ranked Linn to take District 8 title

Six games into the season, first-year New Bloomfield Wildcats baseball coach Justin Forsythe was winless and questioning his own skills.