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.
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.
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.
After originally allegedly providing a deputy with a false name, Rodney S. Garnett,49, was arrested Sunday, Oct. 19 for driving while intoxicated.
The Hunts, an alternative folk band, will perform at 7 p.m. at William Woods University’s Cutlip Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 22. Read more about the band.
Rock Garden Antique Barn held its second annual fall festival. Click to see photos.
WWU’s Chi Omega holds Wish Walk 5K to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation
William Woods University Chi Omega sorority’s held its third annual Wish Walk 5K Saturday. Click for photos and to read more.
Fulton Jaycees host Fourth Annual Graveyard Smash with a figure 8 competition. Click to see photos from the event.
Fulton’s fall cleanup begins Monday, Oct. 20 and ends Friday, Oct. 24. Read more about what the city can and can't pickup.
A Columbia man, who had been reported missing, was found deceased in Callaway County near Cedar Creek just before 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16.
Principal Jason Whitt said Fulton High School staff have been working hard to analyze performance data to come up with a plan for helping students succeed in the classroom, on state assessments and beyond.
The elementary school adopted the policy this school year, the middle/high school has been using it for 4 years
New Bloomfield R-III elementary school has been approaching grading differently this year. The school instituted an 80/20 grading policy — the same grading policy the district’s middle/high school switched to four years ago. Click to learn more about the 80/20 formula.
Classrooms at Bartley Elementary School in Fulton and North Elementary School in Holts Summit use grant money on books, technology
Click to read how Holly Schaefer, kindergarten teacher at North Elementary School in Holts Summit, and Helen Jarvis, Bartley Elementary School teacher in Fulton, are using their U.S. Cellular grant funds in the classroom.
District considers no-tax-increase bond issue to fund facility repairs
A mechanical engineer was at the New Bloomfield R-III School District this week to assess its facilities. The district is considering a no-tax-increase bond issue in the spring to fund facility repairs.
A report of someone having Ebola in Cole County turned out to be false and authorities and health officials believe they handled the situation well.