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Bonds approved for Fulton State Hospital October 24, 2014

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Bonds approved for Fulton State Hospital

A Missouri board has approved a bond issuance to finance a new mental health facility at the Fulton State Hospital.

Ambulance board appoints new member

The Callaway County Ambulance Board had a busy meeting Tuesday night, including the addition of a new member.

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Fulton Education Center adds new preschool

Parents of Fulton area children have a new option for preparing them for school thanks to a grant received by the Fulton Education Center.

South Callaway instructional coaches help teachers utilize apps in classroom

A year after adding iPads district-wide, the South Callaway R-II School District is continuing to work toward truly integrating technology instead of using it as a replacement for traditional classroom tools. Click to learn more about the apps the schools are using.

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Raise the big top

Westminster College celebrates homecoming with circus-themed parade, pep rally

Westminster College students — representing various classes, athletic teams and Greek Life — walked down Court Street on Wednesday in the school's annual homecoming parade.

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South Callaway joins trend of instructional coaches

Klista Rader, founder of 21 Vision Education Consulting, described her job as teaching teachers. She said the use of instructional coaches in school districts is not a new idea, but is growing in popularity.

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Hunters Creek project reaches stalemate

Collaboration between the Hunters Creek Homeowners Association in Holts Summit and the Callaway County Commission is at a standstill after two years of trying to improve the subdivision’s roads, totaling around one-and-a-half miles.

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Priest discusses work in Bangkok slums with students

Westminster brings in Fr. Joe Maier as Global Leader in Residence

Fr. Joe Maier, a priest who lives and works in the Klong Toey slums of Bangkok, spoke at Westminster College about his experiences.

Fulton Middle School makes plans to improve

Staff at Fulton Middle School have set goals to make big improvements in student performance for 2014-15.

Two Fulton residents arrested after narcotics search warrant

While executing a narcotics search warrant on the 500 block of West 7th Street, Fulton Police Department officers allegedly discovered numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, a white powdery substance and an illegal weapon.

Report of suspicious activity near bus stop puts Tebbetts on alert

The neighborhood watch group in Tebbetts has been alerted about strange activity that took place near a school bus stop on Monday.

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South Callaway schools: iPads are more than a ‘substitute for paper and pencil’

South Callaway schools add instructional coaches, continue to encourage technology integration in the classroom

The district put iPads in the hands of every student last fall. Not long after handing out iPads district-wide Mary Van Orden, director of curriculum and instruction for South Callaway R-II Schools, teachers asked for more support. Read about the instructional coaches they added this school year.

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City: Dragon Kitchen to open soon after closing due to poor health inspection report

Fulton restaurant Dragon Kitchen should be open again for business soon. It closed after receiving poor marks on a Fulton health inspection last week. Read more about the violations and see the inspector's report.

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Fulton woman arrested, charged with burglary, robbery and domestic assault

Fulton Police officers received a call of an assault in progress just after midnight Sunday. They arrested a fulton woman and charged her with burglary in the first degree, robbery in the second degree and domestic assault in the second degree.

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DWI chronic offender arrested after allegedly giving Callaway County deputy fake name

After originally allegedly providing a deputy with a false name, Rodney S. Garnett,49, was arrested Sunday, Oct. 19 for driving while intoxicated.

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