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Legislature passes University of Missouri review commission

Missouri lawmakers have approved the creation of a commission to review the University of Missouri System's policies and administrative structure.

Legislature overrides Nixon to block home-care wage hike

The Missouri Legislature has voted to override the governor and block a wage hike for home-care attendants.

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All shook up

'Elvis impersonator' to film video in Fulton

Dan G. Smith has the white jumpsuit, the tour bus, the ambition — almost everything that Elvis ever had.

Fire destroys store's feed room

Kingdom Feed Service still open for business

A fire late Sunday afternoon at Kingdom Feed Service damaged the front feed room and spoiled its contents, according to business owner Ed Wilsmeyer.

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Off to a smooth start

Early back up causes about 15-minute delay for commuters

Commuters apparently heeded the advice of state transportation officials and law enforcement in adjusting their travel times and being patient with the start of rehab work on the westbound Missouri River Bridge.

Deadly shooting by state trooper probed

After vehicle stop, suspect attacked, drug him with car

The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating after a trooper fatally shot a suspect following a traffic stop.

WWU to confer 836 degrees

American landscape artist William Cather Hook will be the Saturday morning commencement speaker at William Woods University.

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Blind runner includes Mid-Missouri in solo run from L.A. to Boston

Jason Romero, of Denver, is running to provide some education — to help people understand “blind people are capable of anything, if just given the chance.”

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Raffle to benefit senior center

With mouths to feed and funds dwindling, members of Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church decided to help out the Callaway Senior Center with a shiny black BMW to raffle.

Westminster offering new degree

Want to go to bat for a baseball team or plan a concert tour for Adele? Westminster College officials have a new degree program that will teach students how to get there from here.

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A new standard in learning for Missouri students

New K-12 standards include change to when state history is taught, addition of cursive writing

Now that the Missouri Learning Standards have been stripped from the Common Core label, they’ve been well received by the public even though they aren’t drastically different.

Missouri Democrats see scant progress on police oversight

Taped on the office door of Rep. Brandon Ellington, the chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, is a cutout of the House public safety chairman's smiling face, topped with the words "This is what bigotry looks like!"

Hornets pick apart Mexico in 5-1 win

None of their hits were particularly noteworthy, but the Fulton Hornets were decisive in dictating their duel with Mexico pitchers Dalton Logerman and Steven Smith.

Prep Baseball: North Callaway 7, Sturgeon 6

The Thunderbirds broke a 5-all tie by tallying two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to edge the Bulldogs in Friday night’s non-conference triumph.

Fulton boys take title in own Don Dobson Invite

Track and field results

Sophomore Mason Gaines posted first-place finishes in both the 1,600 (4 minutes, 49 seconds) and 3,200 (10:31) meters to steer the Hornets to the championship of their annual Don Dobson Invitational on Friday.