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Natural wildlife habitat planned for Auxvasse might not happen

At its Tuesday night meeting, the Auxvasse Board of Aldermen heard from Shaun Nolan, who has been working on growing a natural wildlife reserve on his property for the past two years. Nolan has planted about 500 native Missouri trees and more than 60 pounds worth of native Missouri grass and wildflower seed.

DESE releases statewide MAP scores

Missouri students did well on last spring's math and English language arts MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) tests.

Holts Summit Board hears from retail consultant firm

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen heard from another retail-centric, economic development consultant firm at last night’s council meeting. Retail Attractions, LLC presented the board with a candid opinion of Holt Summit’s retail market.

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Fulton Medical Center options still unknown

The proposed expansion of the Fulton Medical Center in southern Columbia was denied in a 5-2 vote, but to date, FMC has yet to publicly announce a Plan B — or disclose options on the table.

Class of 1965 reunion brings surprise $16,565 gift to FPS foundation

The Fulton Public Schools Class of 1965 presented a check for $16, 565.65 as a class gift to the Fulton Public Schools Foundation July 25 during the class’ reunion celebration in Fulton.

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Celebrating the ‘Dog Days’

Art House summer exhibit features 95 works on theme

The Art House in downtown Fulton held a reception for its end of summer art exhibit “Dog Days of Summer” Thursday evening.

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Callaway muzzleloaders shoot for gold in competition

Three Callaway County residents shot for gold at the 2015 State Games of America held in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb. July 28 – Aug. 2.

Syngenta target for Missouri farmers lawsuits

Missouri farmers are filing lawsuits against Syngenta after the company's GMO corn seed, which was not approved for imports in China, were found in U.S. corn imports.

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Construction continues despite rain

Sorority Circle at William Woods University is on schedule despite the summer rains. Additional grass, pavement and seeding will be added next week depending on the weather. Sorority members on the soccer, cross country and volleyball teams will be moving in Friday, August 7 to prepare for fall practice.

Walk-in freezer planned for Callaway County Jail

The Fulton State Hospital is no longer providing meals for the Callaway County Jail. Signature Foods in Columbia are now providing meals for the inmates, but due to inadequate storage, a new walk-in freezer will be installed.

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Weekend deaths of three teen girls stuns Holt Summit

Three blue-painted crosses soon will stand on the side of eastbound U.S. 54 in Holts Summit, symbolizing young lives lost over the weekend. Seventeen-year-old Haley Bloebaum decorated the crosses Tuesday in remembrance of her two best friends — Elizabeth Moses, 17, and Miriah McDaniel, 17 — and McDaniel’s cousin, Meggan Fowler, 13, all of Holts Summit, who died in a two-vehicle accident.

Fulton teenager shot in JC

Jefferson City Police are investigating a shooting from last night in which a teenager was wounded.

Sister remembers sibling, former Fulton nurse

A beloved Missouri and Illinois nurse who lived in Fulton will soon be taken off life support after her sister revived her through CPR.

Mokane man killed in 2 vehicle crash

A Mokane man was killed in a two vehicle accident Sunday morning in Callaway County.

Homeless shelter seeks financial help

Our House: Caring for Callaway’s Homeless needs help doing just that.