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South Callaway FFA members bring farm animals to school, educate fellow students

South Callaway FFA educated students in the district. They brought various farm animals to school on Friday, Sept. 26 and answered students’ questions.

Commission awaits legal opinion before forming committee in relation to hog farm

A committee that could create an ordinance in relation to a proposed Kingdom City hog farm is still in the works, according to Callaway County Presiding Commissioner Gary Jungermann.

Hornets can't get grip on Griffith, No. 9 Pirates

Pat Kelley wanted his Fulton Hornets to make the state-ranked Hannibal Pirates earn everything they got in their North Central Missouri Conference clash. Though the Hornets did just that, the Pirates gained more than enough to log the victory.

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No. 3 Bulldogs put on 'optimal' performance, rough up T-Birds

The state-ranked South Callaway Bulldogs continue to push their effort to the extreme, and they have another crushing outcome as confirmation. The North Callaway Thunderbirds — South Callaway’s latest victim — can certainly attest.

Friday, Sept. 26, high school football scores

Friday night's Callaway County high school football scores:

Westminster student investment account hits half million

Westminster College’s Blue Blazers student investment group hit a milestone recently. According to a press release from the school, a decision by the Blue Blazers Investment Committee to invest in Alibaba, along with other recent investments have elevated its stock portfolio to $500,000.

William Woods to welcome family first weekend of October

William Woods University will welcome family and friends for its annual Fall Family Weekend Oct. 3-5.

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Kingdom of Callaway County Historical Society prepares for cemetery tour

Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society will hold a cemetery tour in Hillcrest Cemetery in Fulton on Sunday, Sept. 28. Click for photos of the historical society preparing for the tour.

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Helen Stephens’ biographer shares insight to the Olympian’s life

Sharon Kinney Hanson, author of “The Life of Helen Stephens: The Fulton Flash,” walked into the William Woods University’s library auditorium Thursday night hoping to inspire the students and community members with the story of the two-time Olympic gold winner.

Fulton PD arrest man for marijuana, cocaine; held for failure to pay child support

A call about harassment led to an arrest and drug charges for a Fulton man wanted for failing to pay child support.

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Revolutionary War veteran Pvt. Samuel W. Rhodes to be honored with memorial marker

The Christopher Casey Chapter of the Missouri Society, Sons of the American Revolutionary War will honor Revolutionary War veteran Pvt. Samuel W. Rhodes with a ceremony 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27.

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New Bloomfield Middle, High School sees increases in MAP scores

Principal: Middle and High School to focus on reading this school year

For all grade levels and subjects except one, New Bloomfield Middle School and High School saw increases in the percent of students scoring proficient or better on the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests from 2013-14. Read more about the school's test results.

North Callaway schools to host bond issue meetings

The Keep Improving District Schools (K.I.D.S.) Committee and the North Callaway School Board will host a series of informational meetings about the district’s proposed $6 million bond initiative to appear before voters on the Nov. 4 ballot.

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Annual asphalt overlay project underway

The city of Fulton’s asphalt overlay project is currently underway and will wrap up at the end of October, according to City Administrator Bill Johnson.

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Walmart gives back to Bartley teachers for giving in the classroom

In recognition of the fact that teachers give so much to their students, Fulton Walmart associates selected the staff of Bartley Elementary School as recipients of this year’s Teacher Rewards program.