LINCOLN, Neb. — The William Woods University Lady Owls, sparked by freshman Alejandra Ferrer, were tied for seventh place after Tuesday’s opening round of the NAIA women’s golf national championships at Wilderness Ridge Country Club.
Compared to other parts of Missouri and the Midwest, Mid-Missouri seemed to have been spared much of the brunt of Monday’s storms.
High winds caused a semi-trailer truck to crash at 6 a.m. Monday on I-70 west of Kingdom City, scattering potatoes and onions onto the median. The driver was not injured.
Callaway County youngsters on their way to Monday morning story time at the Callaway County Public Library had a surprise when they were greeted by Desi, a standard poodle therapy dog brought to the library by Judy Harris of River Poodles in New Bloomfield.
Photos taken by students participating in the PhotoVoice Project from Callaway County will be on display today (May 21) at the YMCA in Fulton.
Youth 18 and under eligible for free breakfast, lunch
Students in need of a free bite to eat this summer can yet again rely on Fulton Public Schools and the Callaway County YMCA.
On June 1, the New Bloomfield Lions Club will be hosting an antique tractor pull at the Lions Club Field in New Bloomfield.
As North Callaway junior shortstop Chance Kee rounded third base and headed to the home plate of Busch Stadium, Thunderbirds head coach Kevin O’Neal had no intent of doing stopping him. “...I don’t think there was going to be any way of me stopping him at third,” O’Neal said on Monday.
A trio of Fulton players garnered first team recognition in Class 1, District 8 competition. Senior forward Adrienne Ebersole, senior midfielder Anna Fink and senior goalkeeper Billie Klutts all earned slots on the first team while sophomore Alexandria Fague and seniors Allie Pierce and Kate Sterner were second-team honorees as backs. Fink was also the sole Lady Hornet named all-North Central Missouri Conference as she was a first-team honoree.
North Callaway’s Steven Coleman and Fulton’s Jenny McCarty will both have two cracks at taking home state championships next weekend.
South Callaway’s Garner Rudroff had not competed in the long jump prior to this year. But he said he’s always been good at jumping, so why not try something new? Now, he’s a state champion.
Thunderstorms could continue across Mid-Missouri until after midnight. A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Death toll expected to rise
A mile-wide tornado churned through the Oklahoma City suburbs, destroying homes for the second day in a row Monday, as part of a severe weather outbreak that was expected to spread in other parts of the Plains and Midwest.
A stroll through the hallways of Bush Elementary in Fulton on any given school day may not be as quiet as one would expect for an educational institution.
Starting July 1, about half of Fulton State Hospital’s employees will be required to work 12-hour shifts instead of current 8-hour shifts.