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New Bloomfield chooses architect for facility repairs

Voters approved $2 million no-tax increase bond issue this month to fund facility repairs

The New Bloomfield R-III School District Board of Education selected the architect who will assist the district with facility repairs, which will be funded by the bond issue voters approved earlier this month. The district decided to use an architect for the project after legal counsel advised the district against using a performance contractor.

More than 500 high schoolers will be in Fulton for STEM competition

More than 500 high students from Missouri will be in Fulton Saturday for the Missouri State Science Olympiad at Westminster College.

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South Callaway students present to school board on academic programs

South Callaway schools parents packed the Board of Education meeting Wednesday night to see their children present to the board about academic programs in their schools. Read more about their presentations.

Callaway County 911 outage still under investigation

Call center adds back up redundancies after phone system goes down Monday morning

Callaway County 911 Joint Communications is still investigating what caused its phone systems to go down Monday morning during a routine generator test. Furthermore, they are adding more redundancies and clarifying procedures in case a similar situation should happen again.

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Fulton Fire sharpens vehicle extrication skills

As a part of its annual training, Fulton firefighters have been practicing their vehicle extrication skills and learning tips and tricks to pull a passenger from a vehicle involved in an accident.

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MODOT engineers say Mokane Road safe

Since May 2014, Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) crews have been keeping a closer eye on a patch of Mokane Road.

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Fulton Public Schools parents voice concerns over ‘Claim It,’ district climate

Signs shot in the air as the Fulton Public Schools Board of Education meeting started Tuesday night inside the high school library. The signs, held by parents of Fulton Middle School students and some middle school students themselves, included statements found in the “Claim It” activity conducted during a physical education class in March.

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Callaway County Public Library holds bat-themed activity night

The Callaway County Public Library in Fulton hosted bat-themed activities and read a bat-themed story Tuesday night. Click to see photos from the event.

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Fulton maintenance crews update Market Street Parking Lot

The Market Street Parking Lot will have a new look within a couple months time.

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Fulton City Council endorses roundabout beautification

Mayor, city prosecuting attorney, councilmen take oath following re-election

Local organizations have teamed up to bring natural beauty to Fulton's roundabout. Members from the Fulton Garden Club and Fulton Rotary have created partnerships — financial and volunteer — to grow Missouri native flowers at the location. They requested support from the city during the council's meeting Tuesday. Also during the meeting, elected officials were sworn in to reclaim their civic roles.

Nixon tabs Boone County treasurer as next auditor

Nicole Galloway will become Missouri’s 38th auditor when she takes the oath of office during the week of April 27.

Dollar General opening location in New Bloomfield, expected to open September 2015

Dollar General is opening a location in New Bloomfield. The discount retailer will begin construction this spring Excavation, weather permitting, will begin on the building currently located on the property this Friday. The 9,000 square-foot store is set to open at the end of September 2015.

6 hurt in Callaway County accident

Six Fulton residents were hurt in an accident between a school bus and another vehicle in Callaway County, Monday afternoon.

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Silver Haired Legislature urges contact with legislators

Callaway County delegate discusses legislative obstacles facing seniors.

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William Woods University students hold interactive sexual assault awareness event

Alaina Leverenz, junior, discussed statistics related to sexual assault at William Woods University Monday. Click for photos from the event. Leverenz has organized a series of events on campus related to sexual assault awareness month, which is April.