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City of New Bloomfield to refund utility security deposits

City to cease requiring deposit for new customers

The City of New Bloomfield will no longer require a utility security deposit from new customers and current customers will receive a refund. In other news, the police department hired another reserve officer and is still looking to hire two more.

MoDOT awareness week promotes work zone safety

While the National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off today, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) started its statewide Work Zone Awareness Week with a commencement event Monday in Jefferson City. Learn more about the week.

Scott A. Armstrong’s jury trial is set for April 8 in Callaway

Fulton man charged with assault after alleged incident with minor last spring will have pre-trial conference April 6

The pretrial conference for Scott A. Armstrong, a Fulton man charged with third-degree assault after an incident with a minor last spring, is set for April 6.

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Longtime Callaway volunteer to receive Settler’s Award at Kingdom of Callaway Supper

Joyce Epperson has led her life with open arms and open ears. As a mother, crisis response team member and medical first responder, the Fulton woman has cared for a countless number of people by listening to their woes and offering them hugs. She’s done this in various situations — at home with neighborhood children, car accidents and death scenes. Her hugs know no race, color, gender or economic status.

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For sale by the pound

KPI holds quarterly pound sale to benefit its employees, mission

Kingdom Projects, Inc., a non-profit sheltered workshop that provides employment to disabled residents of Callaway County, hosted a pound sale on Saturday to benefit its employees and mission.

New Bloomfield Proposition KIDS to host forum on no-tax-increase bond issue

New Bloomfield voters will have the opportunity to ask questions about a $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue that will appear on the April ballot. The New Bloomfield Proposition KIDS (Keep Improving District Schools) election committee is hosting a forum Thursday night to discuss the bond issue and answer questions.

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Two of seven candidates appear at Fulton school board forum

Incumbents Dennis Depping and Kristi Donohue were the only Fulton School Board candidates — out of a field of seven — to participate in the Fulton Community Teachers Association’s (FCTA) candidate forum Thursday night.

Vehicle search leads to drug arrests of two Fulton residents

Two Fulton residents were arrested Friday morning after police allegedly discovered drugs following a vehicle search.

Missouri Senate passes bill to access $200 million in bonds

Missouri senators have passed a bill to use $200 million in bonds for repairs to state buildings and some new construction.

New Bloomfield superintendent discusses next year’s budget

District hopes to add part-time IT coordinator

The New Bloomfield school district is looking to add a teacher and designate a current teacher to serve as an IT coordinator next school year.

Two Fulton residents arrested from Westwood Motel after drug-related search

Two Fulton residents were arrested after Fulton Police conducted a narcotics search warrant at the Westwood Motel in Fulton on Thursday.

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Former CARDV director receives second annual Jane Bierdeman-Fike Humanitarian Award

Jerrie Bell’s commitment to service spans more than two decades, and in that time she’s advocated for a group of people she said can be overlooked — victims.

Fulton man sustains serious injuries in motorcycle crash

A Fulton man suffered serious injuries after crashing into another vehicle on Route Z in Boone County Tuesday.

Ambulance board discusses wellness policy

After months of meetings and research, the Wellness Committee made a presentation at Tuesday night’s Callaway County Ambulance Board meeting.

Fulton teachers to host school board candidate forum Thursday

Only three candidates confirmed to attend

The Fulton Community Teachers Association is hosting its annual School Board Candidate Forum at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Fulton High School commons area.