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South Callaway R-II School District MAP test scores mostly ‘trending up,’ superintendent says

South Callaway R-II School District Superintendent Kevin Hillman described the district’s Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) scores as trending up. Click to read more about the district's test scores.

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William Woods University promotes controller to CFO

William Woods University promoted Julie Houseworth from controller to university chief financial officer (CFO). Houseworth was hired on as the university’s controller about two years ago.

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Ducks race for dogs: Callaway County Humane Society raises money at duck race

The Callaway County Humane Society sold 92 ducks for its Great American Rubber Duckie Race Saturday. Click to see photos from the race.

Callaway Community Hospital completes program to improve elderly care

The Callaway Community Hospital was recently designated a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health-system Elders) site. The hospital completed the nurse-driven program to upgrade its care for older adult patients.

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Faith Maternity Care holds 5K fundraiser

Faith Maternity Care, a non-profit who helps young mothers, held a 5K on Sept. 13. More than 25 runners and walkers participated in the 5K. Click to see photos from the event.

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Archie's opens with tribute to local, national athletes

Mark "Archie" Archambault decided to leave the Arris' franchise months ago, and with the help of his crew, has made the restaurant completely his own from the name change to "Archie's," to the items on the menu, to what is sported on the walls.

North Callaway teacher organizes trip to China

North Callaway art teacher Jeremy Divers is inviting area residents to join him on a journey halfway around the world this spring.

William Woods, Westminster recognized in college rankings

Both William Woods University and Westminster College were included in recent college rankings by U.S. News and World Report.

New Bloomfield retires Officer Tufts’s badge number

The New Bloomfield Board of Aldermen retired the badge number that belonged to former New Bloomfield police officer Michael Tufts. Tufts, 25, died in late August.

New Bloomfield rezones parcel of land to commercial, despite neighbor's concern

New Bloomfield Board of Alderman passed an ordinance at its Sept. 11 meeting that rezoned a parcel of land in the city from residential to commercial. Read what concerns the neighbor next door to the property expressed to the board.

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Kiwanis honor first responders on 9/11

The Fulton Kiwanis Club used the 13th anniversary of 9/11 as an opportunity to say “thank you” to Callaway County emergency officials during the organization’s regular meeting Thursday afternoon.

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Local renaissance festival to feature more interaction, vendors

Visitors to the Central Missouri Renaissance Festival near Kingdom City will have many opportunities to learn a variety of skills: How to toss a caber, how to act like a pirate, the ins and outs of medieval armour, how to make lace.

Holts Summit former alderman Jason Michael reflects, looks forward

At the Holts Summit Board of Aldermen's September meeting, the board signed a resolution of appreciation for the dedicated public services of Jason Michael. After serving on the Holts Summit Board of Alderman for six years, Michael resigned from his seat. Read more about why he resigned and his time in the community.

Fulton schools review performance

School district looks at MSIP, MAP results; FMS principal on need to improve: ‘We can do this’

Student achievement was a primary focus of Wednesday night’s Fulton School Board meeting.

South Callaway holds parent advisory meetings to improve communication, provide feedback

The South Callaway R-II School District started parent advisory meetings this school year. Read about each school's upcoming meeting and other items discussed at the school board's September meeting.