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Holts Summit Board of Aldermen to discuss Allied Waste contract Monday night

Holts Summit Board of Aldermen will discuss Allied Waste Service’s proposed contract and solid waste amendments at a work session Monday night.

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Families roll, read down the Katy Trail

Parents as Teachers hosts reading, exercise event for South Callaway school district families

Families walked, ran, pushed a stroller and biked one mile on the Kathy Trail, while occasionally stopping to read a book, as part of the Parents as Teachers roll and read event.

Callaway commission, county fire districts reach agreement on communications

The Callaway County Commission and the county fire protection districts have reached a tentative agreement over the purchase and funding of a new simulcast communication system.

Bush works on instructional strategies to improve student performance

Bush Elementary School Principal Lynne Engle said her staff has already started working on ways to better implement new instructional strategies as they work to improve student performance in 2014-15.

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Remembering ‘Super’ Sam Santhuff

“Super” Sam Santhuff wore a red cape sporting the Superman symbol as he went to St. Louis Children’s Hospital on Oct. 1, 2013 for his first chemotherapy treatment. Sam, 6, emulated the superheroes he looked up to as he battled cancer, a fight which ended. Sam died early in the morning on Friday, Sept. 19.

North Callaway board reviews district performance

The focus was on student performance at Thursday night’s meeting of the North Callaway School Board at Hatton-McCredie Elementary School.

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South Callaway students' MAP scores show improvement

Principal says elementary MAP scores show students move to next level

South Callaway Elementary School Principal Corey Pontius said that building wide, they have cut the percentage of students scoring below the basic level on the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests in half.

New Bloomfield R-III School District may have engineer perform facility assessment

The school district formed a committee last month to prioritize a list of potential facility repairs. Superintendent David Tramel spoke with an engineer about performing an assessment of the district’s facilities.

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Goal Lines, your Mid-Missouri football guide

2014 Week 5 Previews

This week's issue of Goal Lines features football previews for Jefferson City, Helias, Blair Oaks, California, Fulton, South Callaway, North Callaway, Camdenton, Eldon, School of the Osage and Versailles.

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Local veterans reminisce wartime correspondence at Churchill Museum’s ‘Mail Call’ exhibit

Honor Flight, Postal Customer Council host tour; US Postal Service unveils Medal of Honor Stamp for Korean War Army, Navy

Nearly 70 years later, World War II veteran Richard White can still picture the letters that came from his wife during his service. “The letter was always sealed with her lipstick kiss on the back of it,” White, a Fulton resident, said Thursday.

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Something old made new

Millersburg woman uses century-old barns, homes to craft furniture

Carolyn Linton makes her living breathing new life into old barns.

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Live Aid founder delivers message of ‘revolution’ to Westminster

Westminster College President Barney Forsythe greeted students, faculty and community members with the same catch phrase as usual, “It’s a great day to be a Blue Jay.”

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Callaway Sheriff’s chief deputy receives G.W. Law Award

The Fulton Rotary Club honored Callaway County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Darryl Maylee on Wednesday with the G.W. Law Award, an honor given to a law enforcement official annually who exemplifies Rotary’s motto “service above self.”

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Cemetery board teams up with Missouri S&T to identify unmarked graves

Twenty-four years have passed since the Liberty Cemetery of South Callaway was officially incorporated, but a number of unknown bodies have been resting in its plots for even longer.

Ambulance board meeting rescheduled for Thursday

Due to lack of quorum, Tuesday night’s regular Callaway County Ambulance Board meeting has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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