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T-Birds make title game at Montgomery County

Will meet South Callaway for championship

AUXVASSE —The North Callaway Thunderbirds reached the championship of the Montgomery County Tournament after a pair of narrow home wins Wednesday.

NAIA moving women's national championship to Independence

William Woods will be host school, receive automatic berth in 2015 and '16

William Woods University women’s head basketball coach Dan Chapla has guided the Lady Owls to the national tournament in each of his six seasons at the school.

Siren in Fulton Wednesday night a false alarm

Fulton residents may have heard an emergency siren Wednesday night, but there was no cause for alarm — just the Fulton State Hospital experiencing technical difficulties.

Westminster College to host community for family fun, games Sunday

Westminster College students are inviting area children and their families onto campus for a little bit of Spring fun at their annual Community Carnival this Sunday.

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CARDV supporters commemorate 20 years in Callaway County

Supporters of the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence gathered Tuesday night to celebrate 20 years of the organization’s existence.

Callaway Roundup

Gaines wins 3,200, Hornets take second at Bowling Green meet

Junior Grant Gaines provided Fulton with its only victory by prevailing in the 3,200 meters, but it was enough to help spur the Hornets to a second-place team finish at the Bowling Green Mini Medal meet Tuesday. In the girls’ division, seniors Hayley Tobias and Madison Washington, and sophomore Madi Tobias each won events as Fulton came in third overall. Gaines triumphed in the 3,200 in 10 minutes, 57 seconds. He was part of Fulton’s 3,200 relay — along with freshman Tanner Steffen, sophomore Luke Lohmeyer and junior Ian Shoemaker — that took third in 9:51.

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LIVE ELECTION RESULTS: Callaway school boards, fire district and city question

Polls closed at 7 p.m. to elect school board members in Fulton, North Callaway, South Callaway and New Bloomfield school districts. Additionally, Fulton residents were asked about a bond issue and South Callaway Fire District wanted to increase its board. Lake Mykee Board of Trustees also held a contested race. Here are the results, being updated throughout the evening as they are available. See Wednesday's edition for the full story.

Wilkerson denied candidacy in Auxvasse race

Judge rules write-in alderman hopeful owes city utility payments, ineligible for office

Jerry Wilkerson, the Auxvasse man who hoped to land on the Board of Aldermen there by write-in vote, was found ineligible for office by 13th Circuit Judge Gary Oxenhandler due to unpaid utility fees in a special hearing 10 a.m. today at the Callaway County Courthouse.

Judge deliberating on Wilkerson case

After about an hour and a half of deliberation, Judge Gary Oxenhandler has retired to his chambers to render a decision on Jerry Wilkerson's eligibility as a write-in candidate for the Auxvasse Board of Aldermen.

Eureka State Rep. argues against Right-To-Work at Westminster College

Michael Frame offers counterpoints to Peter Kinder, who visited Fulton school last week

Days after Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder’s Right-to-Work presentation at Westminster College, State Rep. Michael Frame visited the school to provide perspective from the other end of the political spectrum.

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Found in Fulton

German-born brothers reunited after 60-year separation

After six decades of separation, two brothers’ journeys for their biological families ended Monday.

Callaway Sheriff’s deputies arrest Jefferson City man on drug, stealing charges

A Jefferson City man was arrested in the Mark Twain National Forest west of Fulton on a number of drug and stealing charges Saturday.

South Callaway Fire Board asks voters for two more members

Voters in southern Callaway County will be asked to help bolster the South Callaway Fire Protection District board today.

Callaway Preps

Echelmeier, Hornets top Marshall 6-3

Fulton senior pitcher Tyler Echelmeier kept his team in the game with his arm, then used his bat to assure his team its fifth-straight victory. Echelmeier drove in the game-winning run in the fifth inning as the Hornets topped the Marshall Owls 6-3 in North Central Missouri Conference play on Monday night at the high school athletic complex.

Callaway Colleges

Blue Jays' offense erupts in SLIAC wins over Eureka

EUREKA, Ill. — The Westminster offense kicked it into high gear and closed out its St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference series against the Red Devils in style. The Blue Jays pounded out 15 hits as they blasted Eureka 15-2 in seven innings to close out the conference set on Sunday. Westminster (11-6, 5-4) split a doubleheader with the Red Devils on Saturday, prevailing in the nightcap 16-5 while dropping the opening game 4-3.