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‘Battle of the Pigs’ set to continue

Judge denies motion to dismiss lawsuit over hog farm

Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit involving a permit to approve a 10,000-hog Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation (CAFO) in Kingdom City.

Fulton Board of Education approves tax rate recommendations

The Fulton Board of Education held a special session Wednesday evening for a public hearing on the proposed tax rates for fiscal year 2016 and tax year 2015.

Woman pleads guilty in 2011 double murder

A 31-year-old Audrain County woman pleaded guilty to being involved in the murders of an Auxvasse man and his daughter in September 2011.

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Ameren unveils dry cask storage

Ameren Missouri has wrapped up construction on its new dry cask storage facility and will move spent fuel from the fuel pool for storage in the new system this week. The system, which has taken the company four years to complete, is to provide additional storage for spent fuel outside of the fuel pool. The storage facility is capable of storing 48 canisters of spent fuel assemblies, which are comprised of fuel rods containing uranium pellets (about the size of a multi-vitamin). Each assembly can contain 144 fuel rods — each canister will be able to hold 37 spent fuel assemblies. It only takes five of the pellets to provide electricity to a home for a year.

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Fulton Dairy Queen begins remodel

Seeking a modern new look, the Fulton Dairy Queen is engaged in a remodeling project to keep the facilities up to date.

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Firefighters, families bring the heat

Fulton City Hall saw a near capacity crowd show up Tuesday night in support of the city’s firefighters. Firefighters and families voiced concerns about the low pay and lack of contract.

JC woman in custody after early morning car chase

On Tuesday at just before 1:30 a.m., Jefferson City police attempted to stop the driver of a vehicle who was known to have a municipal warrant for her arrest.

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Children learn about mustangs at CrossWind Ranch

Children attended CrossWind Ranch’s first Camp Wildfire which was used to teach youth about the implications of wild mustangs in the West. Sue Crane, the founder and president of CrossWind Ranch worked with the event’s Co-Organizer Riki Shipley to introduce children to domesticated mustangs and learn about midwest mustangs.

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Ameren announces partnership for renewable energy

Ameren Missouri announced a three-way partnership with ECAP, LLC and Enginuity in an effort to provide an additional source of energy for Missouri using corn and other agricultural biomass.

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Donation to help more Callaway students receive HiSET scholarship

More Callaway County residents will be eligible to receive a scholarship to take the HiSET (High School Equivalency Test) to obtain their high school diploma after the Callaway County County HiSET Advisory Council received a $1,000 donation from the Ovid Bell Press Friday.

South Callaway teacher uses grant to go green

Gretchen Hanna an elementary teacher at South Callaway Elementary received a $500 grant for the Missouri Retired Teachers Association Wednesday.

North Callaway School Board approves more signs

Hatton-McCredie Elementary Principal Brian Jobe petitioned the North Callaway School Board at its regular meeting Thursday to request more signs near the school.

1 dead in Callaway Co. accident

A Mokane man died in an ATV accident Thursday afternoon in Callaway County.

New Bloomfield School Board seeks better test results

The New Bloomfield Board of Education’s agenda at its meeting Thursday aimed at implementing school-year academic improvements.

Druzenko last person to plead guilty in marriage frauds case

Druzenko will be sentenced later this year, along with three others who pleaded guilty this month.

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