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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.

The Hunts folk band to play at WWU Wednesday

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.

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Rock Garden Antique Barn holds fall festival

Rock Garden Antique Barn held its second annual fall festival. Click to see photos.

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It’s 11:11, Make a Wish

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.

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Cars collide: Fulton Jaycees host Fourth Annual Graveyard Smash

Fulton Jaycees host Fourth Annual Graveyard Smash with a figure 8 competition. Click to see photos from the event.

Fulton fall cleanup week starts Monday

Fulton’s fall cleanup begins Monday, Oct. 20 and ends Friday, Oct. 24. Read more about what the city can and can't pickup.

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Missing Columbia man found deceased in Callaway County near Cedar Creek

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.

Fulton High School to aim intervention for at-risk students

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.

New Bloomfield R-III School Board discusses 80/20 grading policy

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.

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Callaway County teachers receive classroom items through U.S. Cellular grant

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.

Engineer assesses New Bloomfield R-III facilities

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.

False Ebola report investigated in Cole County

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.