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Bonds approved for Fulton State Hospital October 24, 2014

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Fulton School Board heas updates on district programs, coming improvements

The Fulton School Board had a busy meeting Wednesday night — packed with everything from staff recognition and program reports to Shakespeare.

Callaway County Jail shops for food service provider

Changes to the Fulton State Hospital will result in a major change for the Callaway County Jail. Click to read more.

Missing man found dead in Three Creeks Conservation Area

Victim told authorities he'd fallen from bluff in Three Creeks Conservation Area between Ashland and Columbia

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The art of growing up: WWU's Jesters Organization explores life lessons in play

William Woods University students will perform in “All I Really Needed to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.” Read more about the show and see photos from their rehearsal.

Eight-hour standoff ends with arrest of Fulton man

A Fulton man occupied about 23 officers from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Callaway County Sheriff's Office and the Fulton Police Department overnight Tuesday in an eight-hour standoff.

Fulton City Council gives first reading to slew of ordinances

The Fulton City Council heard multiple ordinances for the first time at Tuesday night's meeting, which included the topics of sewer rates and a state investment programs.

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Fulton firefighters visit during storytime

Three firefighters visited with preschoolers during story time at the Callaway County Public Library on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Click to see photos from their visit.

Holts Summit tables final decision on trash bill for third time

City Administrator: current process for dealing with trash problem ‘not working’

City leaders first started talking about ways to slow the litter and illegal dumping in town last October. Last night, the Holts Summit Board of Aldermen again tabled a final decision on Allied Waste Service’s proposal regarding trash pickup in the city.

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Ameren Missouri’s Callaway plant undergoes one of its largest maintenance outages in plant history

Plant to replace its original reactor vessel head from 1984

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center started a planned refueling and maintenance outage on Saturday, Oct. 11. Ameren customers’ service will not be affected by the planned outage, according to an Ameren press release.

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Taking the reins: WWU alumna, Fulton teacher opens Anderson Equestrian Center

Katy Anderson first started riding horses when she was five years old and said she always wanted to do something to help others enjoy horses as much as she has. She recently started a new business — Anderson Equestrian Center, LLC — that boards horses and teaches riding lessons.

Holts Summit continues discussion of city’s trash problem, wants ‘broader’ input from residents

October Board of Aldermen meeting will discuss ordinance that would require trash service in the city

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen has a potential contract with Allied Waste Services on its agenda again, with another request to table a final decision. The board of aldermen will meet at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14 at the Board of Aldermen Meeting Room.

New Bloomfield hires additional reserve police officer

New Bloomfield hired Wesley Allee, of Jefferson City, as a reserve police officer at the city’s Board of Aldermen meeting Thursday night. Allee has experience as a police officer in Holts Summit.

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U.S. House District 3 Representative comments on proposed change to the definition of waters of the U.S.

Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer said he worried that the EPA’s proposed change to the definition of waters of the U.S. could prevent municipalities from doing their jobs efficiently.

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House District 43 State Representative candidate says focus should be on economy, comments on Amendment 3

At Thursday night’s candidate forum, Ed Lockwood, the Democratic candidate running for House District 43 State Representative — said the key issue right now is the economy and jobs.

Riddle, Schieffer discuss state issues at candidate forum

Missouri’s Senate District 10 race has pitted two veteran House legislators — Jeanie Riddle and Ed Schieffer — against one another.