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Kingdom Christian Academy graduates kindergarteners

Little graduates look forward to first grade

Wearing blue caps and gowns, Kingdom Christian Academy kindergarten students danced, sang and prayed their way into first grade on Thursday during their graduation ceremony.

South Callaway principal agrees to get blue mohawk if students meet attendance goal

If South Callaway Elementary School meets its attendance goal, Principal Corey Pontius has promised to let students give him a blue mohawk on the last day of school, which is Monday.

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Kingdom Christian Academy students give back during last week of school

Christian-based school holds second annual Servant Week

Kingdom Christian Academy students will end their school year today with the satisfaction that comes from service.

New Fulton Middle School principal gives insight to improvements

Upcoming Fulton Middle School Principal Beth Houf, currently the principal at McIntire Elementary School, presented her thoughts on how to make improvements at the middle school during the Fulton Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Wednesday.

South Callaway to delay multi-purpose building discussion until January

School board votes 4-3 to deny project bid

The South Callaway R-II Schools Board of Education voted Wednesday night to not accept a bid for the multi-purpose building and, in a separate vote, decided to table discussion of the project until January. The vote on both items was close with four voting against and three voting for in both matters.

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Man leads deputies in foot chase before being arrested

Deputies arrest two men after traffic stop Wednesday

Callaway County deputies arrested two men after a traffic stop and brief foot chase Wednesday afternoon on Bluff Street, near Sixth Street. Read for more details.

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South Callaway students leap toward summer

Elementary students partake in field day activities as school year’s end nears

South Callaway Elementary School held its field day Tuesday. Click for photos.

Federal firearms arrest made in Callaway

One person is in federal custody in connection with a federal firearms investigation. The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Callaway County SWAT made the arrest Wednesday morning in Callaway County.

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City of Fulton releases name of new animal shelter

Animal shelter opening celebrations scheduled for Friday, Saturday

The completion of Fulton's new animal shelter also brings a new name for the facility that will house up to 40 dogs and 30 cats. A Fulton man was a substantial donor to the project and has named the new shelter after his animal-loving parents, Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton said at the city council meeting on Tuesday.

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William Woods, Westminster graduates soar into future

More than 500 students graduated from William Woods University and Westminster College on Saturday.

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Westminster names Akande as new president

National search brings St. Louis business school dean to Fulton

Westminster College selected Benjamin Akande as its next president, effective July 1. Akande arrives to Westminster after 15 years at Webster University in St. Louis, where he served as dean of the university’s George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology. Learn more about the college's new president.

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NRC starts review of 4-county drill at Callaway Energy Center

The results of an emergency preparedness exercise Tuesday at the Callaway Nuclear Plant and in Reform will be posted by mid-August to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)’s website.

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Fulton, Socket add free Wi-Fi to Memorial Park

Visitors to Fulton’s Memorial Park, near the roundabout, are now able to connect to Wi-Fi while at the park — free of charge.

License office ‘pay-to-play’ in jeopardy

Senate debates issue day after judge rules it’s illegal

Missouri lawmakers apparently are reaching the same conclusion as Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green: Awarding Revenue department fee offices based on a promise to pay the state a portion of the office income is illegal.

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Rock-A-Thon raises money for Children’s Miracle Network

Audrey Langworthy of Auxvasse sat in a rocking chair outside of the Callaway County Courthouse from 7 a.m.- 7p.m. Proceeds will go to the Children’s Miracle Network, of which Langworthy is an ambassador.