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Fulton man publishes novel with time-traveling focus

Leland Nichols has dedicated most of his life to science, but over the past four years the Fulton man has transformed into a writer, penning his first novel titled, “The Ruby.”

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Fitzwater, Backer discuss issues as election day approaches

As the time to Nov. 4 decreases, two familiar faces vying for the 49th House District have popped up on T.V. screens among the slew of political ads. Travis Fitzwater, Republican candidate from Holts Summit, and Gracia Backer, Democratic candidate from New Bloomfield, both have their eyes on the seat that represents western and southern portions of Callaway County and a small portion of Cole County.

Sir Winston's closes when owner decides to retire

Sir Winston’s Restaurant closed its doors at the end of operating hours yesterday.

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St. Peter School adds Chromebooks in the classroom

St. Peter School held a technology night for students and their parents Tuesday. About a month ago, the school put chromebooks in the hands of each third through eighth grader.

Fulton City Council advances proposed 2015 budget to second reading

The Fulton City Council held no discussion of the 2015 proposed budget before giving it a first reading at the council’s Tuesday night meeting. It will need a second and third reading for final passage.

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Fulton makes final payment of Dollar General-related bonds

Before they took their seats in Fulton City Hall Tuesday, the council, city administration, department supervisors and more gathered around a burning fire. They were not toasting marshmallows, but to a business development milestone for Fulton.

Westminster College is seeking public feedback

Westminster College is seeking public comments about itself as part of the school’s periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

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Ameren Missouri replaces traditional postcard bill with new monthly energy statement

Starting this week, Ameren Missouri customers will receive a different monthly statement than they are used to. Customers will now receive a full page, monthly energy statement that will take the place of their traditional postcard bill.

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Callaway Community Hospital Auxiliary raises money at card party

The Callaway Community Hospital Auxiliary hosted its fall card party fundraiser Monday afternoon at the Callaway Electric Co-Op building. Read more about where the money raised goes.

Callaway County United Way gives money to SERVE for families affected by Evergreen Apartments fire

The Callaway County United Way gave SERVE, Inc. a check last week to further help the 26 Holts Summit families who were displaced by the Oct. 3 Evergreen Apartments fire.

Fulton Rotary now accepting books for book drive

The Fulton Rotary Club is collecting books that will be given to approximately 150 foster children in Callaway County.

FRDC inmate dies, attributed to natural causes

Ronald Reed, 70, was pronounced dead at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center Thursday.

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Mother, Missouri Missing founder honors daughter on 11th anniversary of disappearance

Marianne Chapman tied a green ribbon around the big tree in her front yard Saturday — the 11th anniversary of her daughter Angie’s disappearance.

Callaway County Commission continues to investigate hog farm-related ordinance

The Callaway County Commission may have little power over a potential 10,000-hog farm coming to the county, Presiding Commissioner Gary Jungermann said.

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Fall festival gives children taste of Halloween

Halloween came a little early for patrons of the Growing Years Child Development Center's fall festival on Friday.