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‘Sendin’ You a Little Christmas’

Callaway Singers choir performs holiday concert

Callaway Singers held their “Sendin’ You a Little Christmas” concert Thursday night. During the concert, one of the choir's members had a surprise proposal. Click to see photos.

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WWU students awarded as outstanding students in their major

William Woods University students Grace Fritz, Rachel Frabotta, Mariah Wheaton and Jim Ball were honored as outstanding students in their majors last month at the Missouri Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance State Convention.

New Bloomfield looks for residents to join city committees

The city of New Bloomfield is looking for residents to join four different city committees — Finance and Economic Development, Planning and Zoning Commission, Public Safety/Police Board and Parks and City Beautification.

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Volunteers aid SERVE, Inc. in Christmas mission

Men, women, young and old have pitched in to help SERVE, Inc. — a local organization that helps those in need — with organizing thousands of items for its annual Adopt-A-Family drive. The program brings Christmas to those who may otherwise not have the resources to do it themselves. There are still hundreds still needing their Christmas wishes granted, though. Click here for photos of volunteers at work and learn how to become involved.

South Callaway school board approves new facility rental agreement

School Board discusses gun legislation

The South Callaway R-II Board of Education unanimously approved a new facility rental agreement for the district at the its December meeting Wednesday night.

Columbia school security officers to carry guns

Some security personnel will be allowed to carry guns in Columbia schools if they meet certain requirements.

Auxvasse approves lease contract for new police vehicle

Police Chief Kevin Suedmeyer took a vacation day from his other job Tuesday night so he could attend the Auxvasse Board of Aldermen meeting.

SERVE Adopt-a-Family still in need of help

With Christmas only three weeks away, SERVE’s annual Adopt-A-Family program is in need of some last-minute holiday help.

Transportation Safety Board: Fulton plane crash caused by engine failure

The National Transportation Safety Board has completed its preliminary report on a Nov. 17 plane crash at Fulton’s Hensley Memorial Airport.

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Petition filed to delay Callaway Energy Center license renewal

Missouri Coalition for the Environment (MCE) filed a petition on Dec. 8 to intervene in the license renewal of Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center, according to MCE. The nuclear facility is expecting a decision from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) on its application for a license renewal this month.

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Westminster College students, staff take the stress off

Westminster College's student government association, wellness center and peer health educators hosted stress relief activities including massages, make-your-own stress ball and make-you-own positive affirmation bracelet. Click to see photos.

Callaway Energy Center back online

Electrical problem traced to transformer cable, cause not yet found

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center is back online after an electrical problem caused a turbine trip and a reactor trip that shut the plant down on Dec. 2.

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Casey's convenience store reports armed robbery

Police looking for suspect

Casey's convenience store on north Business 54 reported an armed robbery to Fulton Police early Tuesday morning, according to a Fulton Police press release.

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WWU students take a trip down Broadway

First Impressions show choir musical incorporates Broadway tunes

William Woods University's First Impressions group held its Broadway musical concert Monday night. Click to see photos from the show choir's rehearsal.

Holts Summit, Allied Waste to negotiate new contract; mandatory service not included

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to move forward with proposed changes to the city’s trash service Monday night. With the board’s vote, City Administrator Brian Crane and city staff can begin negotiations with Allied Waste Services to develop a five-year contract between the waste service provider and the city of Holts Summit.