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Search for missing Holts Summit youth successful

A Friday evening search in Holts Summit ended quickly and successfully when a missing 13-year-old boy with special needs was found and returned to his parents.

North Callaway prepares to send bond projects out to bid

North Callaway R-I Schools are taking the first official steps to move forward with projects from the $6 million bond issue passed by district patrons in November.

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Well Read Books reopens Friday, Jan. 16

Well Read Books which has been located at 519 Court Street for more than two years, moved across the street to 530 Court Street. It closed for a couple weeks while it moved; it reopens today.

New Bloomfield Schools to start using Kelly Educational Staffing

School board voted to enter into agreement with substitute teacher staffing service

The New Bloomfield R-III School Board of Education voted for the district to enter into an agreement with Kelly Educational Staffing, a substitute teacher service. Kelly will provide the district with subs and take care of the human resources work associated with the subs.

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South Callaway Parents as Teachers hosts Drop in and Play

South Callaway PAT has Drop in a Play time the first and third Thursdays of every month. Click to see photos from the most recent Drop in and Play day.

New Bloomfield School board votes to put $2 million bond issue on spring ballot

District would use the bond issue to fund facility repairs

The New Bloomfield R-III Board of Education voted 6-0 to put a $2 million no-tax-increase bond issue on the spring ballot to fund facility repairs.

Columbia man killed in Fulton crash

A Columbia man is dead after a single-vehicle accident in Callaway County on Wednesday afternoon.

Ameren Missouri raises energy efficiency charges

Some Ameren Missouri energy customers soon will pay a few dollars more a month for an energy efficiency incentive.

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South Callaway school board learns about middle school's PBLs

Danielle Hector, the middle school’s instructional coach, presented the board with information on the middle school’s PBLs. PBL units focus on critical thinking and problem solving, which the school is hoping will help further increase its test scores. Read more about some of the school's upcoming projects.

Fulton schools staff, administration discuss goals, improvements for next school year

The Fulton Schools Board of Education discussed improvement programs for the district at its Jan. 14 regular meeting. Learn more about what ideas they shared.

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Learning all about the local library

Bush Elementary second graders tour the Callaway County Public Library

Bush Elementary second grade students in Kathy Moore's class learned the ins and outs of the Callaway County Public Library on Wednesday during a tour. Children's librarian Jeralyn Hahn taught the children how books are classified, how to search for books and what resources the library offers. Click to view photos of the second graders' field trip.

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Majority at PSC hearing oppose Ameren rate increase plan

Power of the public

A few Mid-Missourians supported Ameren Missouri and its operations, but most of the 13 people who testified Wednesday night at a public hearing urged the five-member Public Service Commission to reject the utility’s latest rate increase request.

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Civil War group gets new home in Auxvasse

Commander Noel Crowson recently purchased the building at 107 Main Street in Auxvasse and is leasing the first floor to the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Read more about their plans for the space.

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Life in medicine result of military experience for World War II veteran

As Gale Fuller’s 18th birthday approached in 1945, World War II raged on after Allied and Axis forces clashed in the historic Battle of the Bulge. He enlisted for the Navy with his father by his side. The war wouldn’t last much longer after Fuller’s birthday, but his military involvement provided him with abundant opportunities.

New Fulton animal shelter pushes forward

City officials update council on sewer projects, warehouse facility

The new Fulton animal shelter has made recent progress, Protective Planning and Services Director Les Hudson reported to the Fulton City Council Tuesday night at its regularly scheduled meeting.