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Missouri chooses new education commissioner

State's education department has a new leader

A new Missouri education commissioner has been chosen to replace a leader who faced frequent criticism while dealing with struggling districts.

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Rwanda partnership offers alternative gift options

“‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” —Acts 20:35. The Rwanda Community Partnership is once again offering Callaway County residents the opportunity to give both blessings to their friends and loved ones this year, with an array of alternative gift options to benefit projects in Callaway’s sister community of Kibungo, Rwanda.

Fulton council approves spending for sewer upgrades

Fire union, city come to pay agreement

Anticipated improvements to the city of Fulton’s sewer system moved forward at Tuesday night’s city council meeting with the approval of two resolutions granting funding for the manhole and sewer lining projects. The Fulton City Council accepted the bid of $542,930 from low-bidder Utility Solutions, Inc. — a Kansas City, Kansas based company— for the 2014 Sewer Manhole Rehabilitation Project.

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Fulton Boy Scout Troop 50 members advance, receive merit badges

Fulton Boy Scout Troop 50 members advanced in rank and received merit badges at a Court of Honor ceremony Monday night at the Scout Cabin in Fulton. Click to see photos.

Gibson, Hornets blister Boonville in 86-69 victory

Senior forward scores game-high 27 as Fulton remains perfect on season

Devin Gibson doesn’t usually have trouble finding shots, according to Fulton Hornets head coach Ryan Shaw. The Fulton senior forward recorded his second straight double-double, totaling game highs of 27 points and 15 rebounds as the Hornets stayed unbeaten with an 86-69 North Central Missouri Conference triumph over the Boonville Pirates on Tuesday night at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium.

Lady Hornets stumble in third quarter

Unbeaten Boonville rallies from 15-point deficit, hands Fulton first loss

The Fulton Lady Hornets had to be in a state of euphoria as they entered the break in their showdown against the Boonville Lady Pirates. Both Fulton and Boonville brought unbeaten marks into Tuesday night’s North Central Missouri Conference clash at Roger D. Davis Gymnasium. The Lady Hornets were the more impressive team in the first half, governing play on both offense and defense as they crafted a 15-point halftime lead.

Lady Wildcats' defense bottles up Bunceton

New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats head coach Brett Craighead thought his team could have guarded the Bunceton Lady Dragons a little better. Still, New Bloomfield’s defense was plenty effective in dispatching Bunceton 43-27 on Monday night.

North Callaway girls down Van-Far in EMO opener

Senior guard Elaine Brinker tallied 10 points as the Ladybirds triumphed over the Lady Indians 57-39 in their Eastern Missouri Conference opener on Monday night.

South Callaway girls fall at Hallsville

Sophomore forward Konnor Arrowood logged a game-high 19 points, but the Lady Bulldogs fell to the Lady Indians 52-38 on Monday night.

New Bloomfield boys bounce Bunceton

Junior guard Grant Nichols’ game-high 24 points keyed the Wildcats to an 80-46 win over the Dragons on Monday night.

MSD boys top Kansas for first win of the season

Junior guard Joseph Allen tallied 10 points in directing the Eagles past the Jackrabbits 31-29 for their first win of the season on Saturday at the Sunflower Classic.

Westminster men top SLIAC foe Blackburn to snap skid

Three double-digit scorers and a 49 percent shooting clip sparked Westminster to a 72-64 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win over the Blackburn Beavers on Saturday at Westminster Gym.

Johnson's double-double helps William Woods halt Haskell

Junior forward DJ Johnson logged game highs of 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Owls downed the Indians 86-70 on Saturday.

Zalis, Westminster women top Blackburn in SLIAC play

Sophomore guard Andrea Zalis’ double-double vaulted the Lady Blue Jays to an 82-62 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference triumph over the Lady Beavers on Saturday.

Fulton Family Dollar robbed Sunday

Police looking for male suspect

The Family Dollar located at 4 East Third Street in Fulton reported an armed robbery just before 8 p.m. Sunday night, according to a Fulton Police Department press release. Read more details about the suspect.